The Ledger

Breaking News

The Ledger

The Ledger

MAPPA Strike

Picture of Yuichiro Hayashi

MAPPA is a popular Japanese animation studio. Some of their popular works are Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan, and Chainsaw Man.  Currently however, their employees are on strike. MAPPA animators talk about their horrible working conditions. Apparently, MAPPA had a “crunch”, which means their employees were on tight schedules to animate. MAPPA has several projects which takes a toll on their animators. Animators at MAPPA work on those projects at the same time. Employees are overworked on short schedules while paid at minimum wage. MAPPA was given 2 years to animate season 2 of JJK, yet only 6 months were given to employees to complete season 2 of JJK. JJK episodes literally were animated the day before they were released. Many animators have already resigned. The JJK director of season one resigned and has started his own company called E&H Productions. Due to the MAPPA strike episodes are delayed on their current projects, and season 3 of JJK will probably be delayed.

Leave a Comment
More to Discover
About the Contributor
Sutasinee McBride, Reporter
I am a senior at Lakes, I was born in Washington and have lived here since. I moved to Lakewood 2 years ago. I enjoy listening to music and reading. I've just read "All the Bright Places". My favorite artist is Tyler the Creator, I like 2seater a lot.

Comments (0)

All The Ledger Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *