Wanna know how this 2011 Japan massive earthquake and tsunami affected the Anime World? check this data plz:
According to the official twitter, light novel author & anime writer Ubukata Tow and his family escaped unhurt from the earthquake hit Tohoku area of Japan on March 11th. He said some of the furniture in his study fell down and his cell phone and PC have been destroyed. Ubukata is living in Fukushima, which is close to the most devastated area by the quake and the following tsunami.
Shitaya Tomoyuki tweeted that one of the work rooms of J.C. Staff was completely messed up by the earthquake. J.C. Staff has resumed working in a couple of hours after the quake.
Miyamoto Yukihiro (the series director of “Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica“) tweeted that the staff of SHAFT are cleaning up the scattered papers of the key and in-between animations of Madoka Magica and trying to contact the animators. Miyamoto found a crack in the pillar of the building.
According to the official twitters, the airing of some anime will be delayed due to the extension of news programs:
Toaru Majutsu no Index II episode 22 on Toyo MX
Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica episode 10 on TBS
Onii-chan no Koto nanka Zenzen Suki Janain Dakara ne!! episode 9 on BS11
Gosick episode 10 on TV Tokyo
Update: Canceled and Postponed Anime due to Japan’s Earthquake
The following events have been canceled due to the earthquake:
Tochigi TV Anime Festa
Director Imaishi Hiroyuki‘s autograph session at Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Premium Shop
Steins;Gate Preview at Nagoya
Touhou Project Reitaisai Fest
Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo Talk Show by Shinkai Makoto and Kanemoto Hisako
Suite Precure♪ Mini Concert
Evangelion x Toyota Electronic Vehicle special event
Chihara Minori Live at Zepp Tokyo
Bandai’s G Festival x Emotion Festival 2011
Sources: Soraoto official website, Gainax, Steins;Gate official twitter, Touhou Reitaisai official twitter, Mainichi, Ubukata summit official twitter, Index official twitter, TV Tokyo, Miyamoto’s twitterAccording to recover from NBC and NHK, there still are 20,000 more people can not get enough good
According to the cover from yahoo, we hope more and more people can do something to help the people in japn earthquake and tsunami :
Japan was hit by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on March 11. The magnitude-9.0 quake spawned a deadly tsunami that slammed into the nation’s east coast, leaving a huge swath of devastation in its wake. Thousands of people are dead and many more are still missing or injured.
Japan has often donated when other countries have experienced disasters, such as when Hurricane Katrina impacted the United States. Below are organizations that are working on relief and recovery in the region.
AMERICAN RED CROSS: Emergency Operation Centers are opened in the affected areas and staffed by the chapters. This disaster is on a scale larger than the Japanese Red Cross can typically manage. Donations to the American Red Cross can be allocated for the International Disaster Relief Fund, which then deploys to the region to help. Donate here.
GLOBALGIVING: Established a fund to disburse donations to organizations providing relief and emergency services to victims of the earthquake and tsunami. Donate here.
SAVE THE CHILDREN: Mobilizing to provide immediate humanitarian relief in the shape of emergency health care and provision of non-food items and shelter. Donate here.
SALVATION ARMY: The Salvation Army has been in Japan since 1895 and is currently providing emergency assistance to those in need. Donate here.
AMERICARES: Emergency team is on full alert, mobilizing resources and dispatching an emergency response manager to the region. Donate here.
CONVOY OF HOPE: Disaster Response team established connection with in-country partners who have been impacted by the damage and are identifying the needs and areas where Convoy of Hope may be of the greatest assistance. Donate here.
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS: Putting together relief teams, as well as supplies, and are in contact with partners in Japan and other affected countries to assess needs and coordinate our activities. Donate here.
SHELTER BOX: The first team is mobilizing to head to Japan and begin the response effort. Donate here.