Young Animators Need Support: AEYAC Holds Survey on Young Animators’ Lives

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AEYAC, the nonprofit organization whose role is to support young animators in their careers, held a briefing session on the results of the ‘2016 AEYAC Actual Condition Survey on Young Animators’ Lives’ on 25 February, 2017.

The Tough Life Situations of Young Animators

As a part of their supporting activity, AEYAC has held an online survey on the living conditions (e.g. form of residence, amount of remittances, etc.) and labor conditions (e.g. earnings, hours of labor, etc.) of animators whose years of experience is up to 3 years. 153 people answered the survey.
Out of the respondents, 77.1% were 20-24 years old. 28.8% responded as male and 69.9% as female. The results have made it clear that the labor conditions of young anime producers are unstable, and their earnings are very low.

Living Conditions: Form of Residence

Living Conditions: Form of Residence

Living Conditions: Remittances (for those who live alone)

Living Conditions: Remittances (for those who live alone)

Living Conditions: Have you broken into your savings?

Living Conditions: Have you broken into your savings?

Regarding the ‘Form of Residence’, 35.9% are living at their parent’s home, and 48.4% are living alone. Out

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