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Storing Your Collection

Storing your collection is a task, especially if you are storing it with an eye to conserving you...

Communities

This is a list of communities that may or may not focus exclusively on animation art collecting, ...

Marketplaces

This is a list of resources that may be helpful to collectors who are looking for marketplaces to...

Collector's Pages

This is a partial list of various art collectors galleries spanning the globe!  If your gallery i...

Restoration

Resources for you to consider if you are attempting to repair, restore, or otherwise fix damage t...

# Sellers of Ill Repute: Guidelines

Each seller should be listed on their own page and the title of the page should be formatted as:...

Japanese Studios

American Studios

eBay - coffeeconnoisseur1

Image 1: Shinji and Unit 02 bought for 115,000 yen (~$1,060) from Mandarake Image 2: Same being ...

eBay - kinopiyo

Image 1: MPE cel on YHJ for 35,000 yen (~$335) Image 2: Same being sold on Ebay for $540 (seller...

eBay - lucky-dragon-tiger

Seller (lucky-dragon-tiger) was mentioned in a Facebook group for actively trying to sell a cel t...

eBay - mo_on.japan

Image 1: Shinji cel being sold on Mercari for 45,900 yen (~$420) Image 2: Same being sold on Eba...

Concept Art

This type of art is created and used during the pre-production phase of a project; often when the...

Settei Sets/Model Sheets (設定)

Settei/Models (設定) are drawn by a character designer and define what a character should look like...

Storyboard (絵コンテ)

Like live action TV, animation production involves storyboards. In both cases, storyboards are us...

Rough Genga

Rough gengas are usually a precursor to the next step they can be detailed bet generally they are...

Genga (原画)

The genga (原画) step takes the rough movements and polishes them into more detailed sketches these...

Shuusei/Correction

A Shuusei is another word for a correction, a shuusei is drawn by the Animation Director of the e...

In-Betweens

The cleaned dougas are then sent to the in-betweeners to animate the weird in between pieces that...

Nengajo (New Year's Post Cards) - 年賀状

The Basics The Japanese have a custom of sending New Year's cards from around the end of Decembe...