Part of making your own anime is not really just a step by step process. I can share many methods with you but you as the artist need to come up with your own techniques based on your time and skill level.
Personally I’m more into the 3d CG world because once digital assets are created then you can move them around any which way you want. However there is a drawback to cg as discussed in a previous article.
I want you in your endeavors to experiment with different methods. Here is an example of how some minimal movements makes for some interesting animation.