List of anime companies

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This is a list of anime industry companies involved in the production or distribution of anime.

Japan-based companies[edit]

Animation studios[edit]

Producers[edit]

Non-Japanese companies[edit]

Distributors[edit]

North America & other regions[edit]

Europe exclusive[edit]

  • 101 Films (United Kingdom)
  • Anime Limited (United Kingdom, France)
  • Black Box (France, Belgium, Switzerland)
  • Dybex (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany*)
  • Dynit (Italia, Switzerland)
  • Kana Home Video (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland)
  • Kazé (France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom)
  • Manga Entertainment UK (the main branch of "Manga Entertainment")
  • MVM Films (UK)
  • StudioCanal UK (UK)
  • Animaze (Germany)
  • FilmConfect (Germany)
  • KSM Film (Germany)
  • Nipponart (Germany)
  • Peppermint Anime (Germany)
  • Universum Film GmbH (Germany)

Australia[edit]

  • Universal Sony Home Pictures Australia
  • Hanabee (Australia)
  • Madman Entertainment (Australia: Madman overwhelmingly dominates the Australian anime market, for many years through the 2000s controlling approximately 90% of all sales)
  • Siren Visual (Australia)

Defunct[edit]

Producers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discotek News". Discotek. February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Disney's Sale of Miramax Completed". The Hollywood Reporter. December 3, 2010. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "AnimeNation Retailer Closes Shop After 20 Years". Anime News Network. September 13, 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.namcobandai.com/
  5. ^ "Bandai Visual USA to be Liquidated by September". Anime News Network. May 23, 2008. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 
  6. ^ Musicland files for bankruptcy
  7. ^ "Central Park Media Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy (Update 2)". Anime News Network. April 28, 2009. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Funimation Agrees to Distribute Select Geneon Titles". Anime News Network. July 3, 2008. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Funimation to Distribute Gungrave Anime for Geneon". Anime News Network. December 30, 2008. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Geneon to Merge with Universal Pictures Japan". Anime News Network. November 12, 2008. Retrieved November 13, 2008. 
  11. ^ "Geneon Universal Entertainment Japan Official Website" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-02-22. 
  12. ^ "Illumitoon's B'tX, Beet, BoBoBo-Bo DVDs Discontinued (Updated)". Anime News Network. October 26, 2007. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 

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