“The Pokémon anime pays 4,500 yen (US$42) per animation cut, which means it’s made with some of the lowest-paid artwork in the anime industry.
If you work that out to an hourly rate, it’s less money than you get paid working part-time in a convenience store.”
No one is going to scoff at you for flipping burgers or working a cash register, but you’re unlikely to get rich doing it.
Although Japan prides itself on hospitality and customer service, service industry jobs still tend to be pretty low-paying.
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