How Much Salary Do They Get?
By Epic Dope Staff | December 12, 2020
Behind the rosy pictures of anime hides the dark conditions of the animators. Let’s take a look at the salary system of anime studios in Japan.
Kyoto Animation: $1, 941/month for a full-time employee with health insurance, welfare pension, employment insurance, & more.
MAPPA: $1799 for a full-time employee with Social insurance, welfare pension, employment insurance, commuting allowance, housing allowance, & more.
Trigger: The salary is in the volume system, i.e., animators get paid according to the drawings. The animator also needs to choose the insurance.
Gaina: $1730/month for a full-time employee with Health insurance, welfare pension & insurance, employment insurance, & more.
Studio 3Hz: Volume system/month. Khara: Volume system + $384.