Mitsubishi pencils are seen on sale at a stationary store in Tokyo. Photo: REUTERS/Chang-Ran Kim

Japan's animators in pencil peril over production halt

By Chang-Ran Kim and Sam Nussey

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Wow. Who knew? Pencil Panic, for sure. Might there be another coloured pencil source?

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I have found it more difficult this last year locating all the art materials I need. The imports are in short supply.

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