Artland (company)

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Artland Inc.
株式会社アートランド
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
Number of employees
11 (as of March 2016)
Parent Marvelous
Website www.artland.co.jp
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 kaisha
Industry Animation
Founded December 1, 2010
Headquarters Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Kuniharu Okano (President)
Products Anime
Services Animation production
Owner Kuniharu Okano
Number of employees
11 (as of March 2016)
Website www.artland.co.jp

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. 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.

In July 2017, it was reported that the company closed down after financial difficulties.[1] However this was denied by Kuniharu Okano who stated that "the company was seeking restructuring help."[2]

History[edit]

On March 17, 2006, Marvelous Entertainment announced that Artland would become a subsidiary of Marvelous Entertainment Inc., effective on April 3, 2006.[3] 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.[4]

Works[edit]

Main works
Co-production with other studios
Other involvement and animation assistance

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