Netflix-sponsored anime school trains new generation of animators amid genre’s soaring demand

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A Netflix-sponsored anime school in Japan is training a new generation of animators as demand for the genre has soared in recent years. From runaway hit Demon Slayer to Cannes sensation Belle, anime has drawn in hordes of new fans and evolved far beyond its reputation as a subculture. The streaming giant is funding the WIT Animation Academy to offer a free six-month course and stipend to aspiring talents, a rare move in an industry known for low pay and long hours.

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