In your last financial report IG port, the parent company of companies like Production IG, WIT Studio and Signal.MD, reported that the original anime Great pretender scored between 1. B: The beginning, which raised 328 million yen ($ 2.9 million).
Great pretender was produced by WIT Studio, Headed by Hiro Kaburagi (91 days, Hoozuki no Reitetsu, Kimi and Todoke) and was initially published on the platform Netflix in Japan in June 2020, followed by a global launch in August of that year. The strangest thing is that WIT Studio it recently reported a 40.3% decline in revenue for the fiscal year mentioned above, and it owes 886 million yen ($ 7.9 million) in debt, according to a recent report.
This caused lack of profitability IG port intervened in the management of the situation and the "Branch management project". Before the end of the aforementioned financial year WIT Studio also produced the original anime Vivy: Fluorite Eyes Songwhose sales development will be known at least until the next financial report for the first quarter of this financial year. With this information it can then be concluded that WIT Studio made mistakes in non-animation production matters, and some have pointed to his involvement in the live-action film Tokyo butterfly.
Great pretender synopsis
A series of unfortunate events has led Makoto "Edamame" Edamura to embrace the life of crime: stealing wallets and defrauding others in order to earn a living. However, after cheating on a seemingly unsuspecting tourist, Makoto discovers that he was the one who was tricked, and to make matters worse, the police are after him. On the run, he meets the tourist again, who turns out to be a fellow cheater named Laurent Thierry, and finally follows him to Los Angeles. To defend his self-proclaimed title of "Japan's Greatest Cheater", Makoto challenges his rival to identify the best cheater.
Laurent accepts the competition, leaving them on the doorstep of a huge mansion and claiming that his target will be the biggest mob boss on the west coast. Leaping from town to town, Great Pretender pursues Makoto's endeavors alongside the astute Laurent and his diverse partners in the world of high-stakes international scams. Makoto soon realizes that he has more than he dreamed of as his self-declared skills are constantly being tested.
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