Most expensive film anime
Who
Steamboy
What
20000000 US dollar(s)
Where
Japan ()
When
2004
The budget for Katsuhiro Otomo's (Japan) Steamboy (Japan, 2004) anime is estimated to have reached 2.4 billion Yen ($20 million; £12 million), making it the most expensive animated movie in Japanese history. Set in Victorian England, Steamboy is a retro science fiction saga in which a powerful new energy source is released into the midst of the steam age.