Kadokawa Dwango Corporation recently acquired the Financial report for the last financial yearor the period from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. The latest data indicates strong sales growth in video games and comics (manga and light novels) excellent overseas growth in anime series.
Regarding paper works, Subsidiary Kadokawa Shoten reported a shocking increase in saleswith an operating profit that was 114.6% higher than in the previous year. Most of the revenue is related to digital sales, so it is possible that this was an isolated incident due to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, but in all cases Growth was also recorded in more niche sectorsFor example with an excellent increase in Isekai sales for the female audience.
The most interesting part, however, concerns the anime. In this case, revenue decreased 8.2% due to the closed theaters, despite all of this, operating profit was 7.1% and profit growth was 22% overseas. Some of the most profitable series in the west include KonoSuba and Re: Zero 2, and Kadokawa has been telling investors this by the end of the fiscal year will increase the number of cores produced annually from 33 to 40.
This news is sure to please all anime fans and especially those who are waiting for the third season of KonoSuba. In fact, the anime film has done very well in the west and it is unlikely that Kadokawa can ignore the numbers recorded in 2020. We are waiting for new information and we remind you that Kadokawa recently signed an agreement with Sony and CyberAgent, so We can expect many new quality products as early as 2021.