Consolidated full-year earning forecast and dividends of Kadokawa Group Holdings for 2011 is revised upwards, in 26th of 8th. Consolidated net sales has increased from 136 billion yen to 140 billion 50 million yen. Operating income increased from 6.4 billion to 7.79 billion, ordinary income is from 7 billion to 8.57 billion yen. Net income also adjusted significantly higher from 2.3 billion to 6.36 billion yen; this is 2.8 times higher than initial prospect. Forecast for Year-end dividend also increased from 30 yen to 35 per week.
According to Kadokawa group, the major reason for brightened forecast is from the effect of TV animation adapted light-novels; power of media-mix. There were some delicious increase from the novels/manga that has benefited from this media-mix, thus earning increases. Major increase DVD/BD sales was also great advantage. (*Kadokawa price orz...)
Anyway, I really think people should STOP saying that 'animu industry is falling! orz' sort of thing. It is actually getting better