What the Anime Industry Can Learn from Kimi no Na wa. (Part 1)

Makoto Shinkai managed to produce the highest-grossing anime film of all time despite the number of challenges that came his way, while also disproving several common misconceptions about producing anime.

What the Anime Industry Can Learn from Kimi no Na wa. (Part 2)

Kimi no Na wa.’s brilliant story, setting, and music captivated its young audience, satisfying fans and critics both in Japan and overseas, which led to the overwhelming popularity of the film.

Visual Cues and Panel Layouts

Manga combines drawings with text, so missing a visual cue can easily trip up your translation.
You also need to take panel layouts into account when translating certain types of spoken lines.
Here are tips on how to deal with these two issues.

Why Main Characters Sometimes Have to Lose

Despite the potential satisfaction of seeing the main character succeed, sometimes a loss is far more beneficial than a win.