Artland (company)

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This article is about two Japanese companies, Artland Inc. and Animation Studio Artland Inc. For the historic German region, see Artland (region). For the German municipality, see Artland.
Artland Inc.
Type Kabushiki kaisha
Industry Animation
Founded September 14, 1978
Headquarters Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Hidenobu Watanabe (Representative Director and President)
Products Anime
Services Animation production
Employees 46 (as of July 2010)
Parent Marvelous AQL
Animation Studio Artland Inc.
Type Kabushiki kaisha
Industry Animation
Founded December 1, 2010
Headquarters Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Kuniharu Okano (President)
Products Anime
Services Animation production
Owners Kuniharu Okano
Employees 26 (as of November 2013)

Artland Inc. (株式会社アートランド Kabushiki-gaisha Ātorando?) is a Japanese animation studio. It has produced numerous noted anime series, including the award-winning Mushishi and epic Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Its latest series is the adaption of the light novel Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaō. It is also well known for producing the anime adaptation of Katekyō Hitman Reborn!.

In December 2010, Animation Studio Artland Inc. (株式会社アニメーションスタジオ・アートランド Kabushiki-gaisha Animēshon Sutajio Ātorando?) was established and Artland Inc.'s animation production business was transferred to the new company.

Artist and character designer Haruhiko Mikimoto is a member of Artland, as well as director Noburo Ishiguro.


On March 17, 2006, Marvelous Entertainment announced that Artland would become a subsidiary of Marvelous Entertainment Inc., effective on April 3, 2006.[1] Subsequently, Artland became a kabushiki-gaisha.

On 2010-11-15, Marvelous Entertainment Inc. announced the split of Artland Inc.'s animation department into Animation Studio Artland Inc., effective on 2010-12-01. All shares of the new company then were transferred to Kuniharu Okano.[2]


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