Saturday, January 18, 2014

YouTube Animation Factoid

This intrigues me because it's a gauge of interest in the format.

... The YouTube home for clips from Family Guy, The Simpsons, and other animated staples of the broadcast TV network witnessed a sizable week-over-week increase in views of 712%. The channel ended up with more than 12.4 million views on the week and in the #30 spot in the U.S. thanks to The Simpsons tribute to master animator and filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. ...

So who'd have thought the big driver was gonna be this:


Chris Sobieniak said...

Well, it was referencing Miyazaki, you have to expect that.

Alex Dudley said...

Because anime fans love it when a popular show references their "genre".
It makes them feel that they've gone mainstream.

Chris Sobieniak said...

That is true. I sometimes like to think that way whenever someone references my hometown in a show, movie or cartoon!

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