Ashi Productions

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Ashi Productions Co., Ltd.
Native name
葦プロダクション
Ashi Productions
Formerly
Production Reed (2007-2019)
Private KK
IndustryAnime
FoundedDecember 20, 1975 (1975-12-20)
FounderToshihiko Sato
Headquarters
Japan
Websitehttp://ashipro.jp/index.html

Ashi Productions (Japanese: 葦プロダクション, Hepburn: Ashi Purodakushon) is a Japanese anime studio, located in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan, known for its four magical-girl anime, especially Magical Princess Minky Momo. It was established by Toshihiko Sato and other artists on December 20, 1975 as Ashi Productions. It changed its name from Ashi Productions to Production Reed Co., Ltd. (株式会社プロダクション リード)' on November 1, 2007. On February 12, 2019, the company changed its name back to Ashi Productions.[1]

TV series[edit]

TV Specials[edit]

  • Taro is Alive (1979)
  • Hey, Students! Green Neckerchief For Your Hearts (1986)

OVAs[edit]

  • Dancouga: Requiem for Victims (1986)
  • Dancouga: Jūsenkitai Songs (Song Special) (1986)
  • Violence Jack: Harem Bomber (co-production with Soei Shinsha) (1986)
  • God Bless Dancouga (1987)
  • Makyō Gaiden Ladius (1987)
  • Magical Princess Minky Momo Hitomi no Seiza Minky Momo SONG Special (1987)
  • Leina: Wolf Sword Legend (Sequel to Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos) (1988–1989)
  • Dancouga: Blazing Epilogue (1989–1990)
  • Machine Robo: Battle Field Memories (1989)
  • Lightning Trap: Leina & Laika (Sequel to Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos) (1990)
  • Gadurine (1990)
  • Camelot of Love and Sword (1990)
  • NG Knight Lamune & 40 Summary (1990)
  • NG Knight Lamune & 40 EX (Co-production with Asatsu) (1991)
  • Jankenman Kaiju Dai Kessen (1992)
  • Sequence (1992)
  • Tinkerbell After School (1992)
  • Magical Princess Minky Momo: The Bridge for Your Tomorrow (1993)
  • Mega Man: Upon a Star (1993)
  • Sonic Soldier Borgman II: New Century 2058 (1993)
  • NG Knight Lamune & 40 DX (Co-production with Asatsu) (1993)
  • Idol Defense Force Hummingbird (Co-production with Toho, Toshiba EMI and Youmex) (1993)
  • Humming Bird: Summer 1994 (Co-production with Toho, Toshiba EMI and Youmex) (1994)
  • Magical Princess Minky Momo: In the Station of Your Memories (1994)
  • Iria: Zeiram the Animation (1994)
  • Humming Bird: Song of the Wind (Co-production with Toho, Toshiba EMI and Youmex) (1995)
  • Humming Bird: The Space of Your Dream (Co-production with Toho, Toshiba EMI and Youmex) (1995)
  • Apocalypse Zero (1996)
  • Jewel BEM Hunter Lime (1996-1997)
  • Macross Dynamite 7 (Sequel to Macross 7) (1997–1998)
  • Knights of Ramune (AKA VS Knight Lamune and 40 Fresh) (1997)
  • All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku DASH! (1998)
  • Kirara (co-production with Toho) (2000)
  • Ultra Maniac (OVA version) (2002)
  • Futari Ecchi (2014)

Feature films[edit]

Outsourced Productions[edit]

  • Macron 1 (U.S./European version of GoShogun by Saban International, the U.S. version also incorporates scenes from Akū Dai Sakusen Srungle produced by Kokusai Eiga-sha.) (1985)
  • Gigi and the Fountain of Youth (English dub of Magical Princess Minky Momo La Ronde in My Dream movie by Harmony Gold) (1985)
  • M.A.S.K. (American production, with DiC Entertainment; various first and second-season episodes) (1985–1986)
  • Mega Man (American production, with Ruby-Spears Productions) (1993)
  • Skysurfer Strike Force (American production, with Ruby-Spears Productions) (1995–1996)
  • Diabolik (American production, with Saban International) (1997)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Anime Studio Production Reed Changes Name Back to Ashi Productions". Anime News Network. February 16, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.