Studio claims to have never offered “unreasonable compensation,” never forced creators to wrk
MAPPA released a statement on Wednesday afternoon to address recent discussions about one of the company’s as-yet “unannounced productions,” saying that information has been shared and discussed in ways that “invite misunderstanding.”
MAPPA claimed that it has never offered unreasonable compensation to “creators” (a term used in this context to refer to an anime’s creative staff, including animators), but offered rates that are fair relative to the budget of the project, whether in current or past projects. It also claimed that it has never forced or coerced creators to work.
Animator Ippei Ichii asserted earlier this month that MAPPA was offering severely low rates for animators in the company working on a Netflix anime, with a MAPPA producer supposedly offering 3,800 yen…