Kinema Citrus

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Kinema Citrus Co., Ltd.
Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Japanese animation
Founded March 3, 2008; 10 years ago (2008-03-03)
Headquarters Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
  • Muneki Ogasawara (CEO)
  • Yuichiro Matsuka
  • Masaki Tachibana

Kinema Citrus Co., Ltd. (株式会社キネマシトラス, Kabushiki-gaisha Kinema Shitorasu) is a Japanese animation studio, founded on March 3, 2008 by former Production I.G and Bones members and based in Suginami, Tokyo. Its business directors are Muneki Ogasawara, Yuichiro Matsuka and Masaki Tachibana. Notable works include Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 in 2009, co-produced with Bones, .hack//Quantum, a 3-episode OVA series, Black Bullet and Barakamon in 2014, and Made in Abyss in 2017.


Television series[edit]

Title Director(s) First run start date First run end date Eps Note(s)
Higepiyo Atsushi Takeyama April 3, 2009 February 26, 2010 39 Adaptation of the four-panel gag manga series written by Risa Itō.
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 Masaki Tachibana July 9, 2009 September 17, 2009 11 Original work. Co-animated with Bones.
Oshiri Kajiri Mushi Masayuki Kojima (season 1–2),
Pon Kozutsumi (season 1),
Kaori (season 2),
Masatsugu Arakawa (season 3)
October 7, 2012 December 7, 2015 72 A children's anime series based on a children's song in Japan.
Code:Breaker Yasuhiro Irie October 7, 2012 December 30, 2012 13 Adaptation of the manga series written by Akimine Kamijyo.
Yuyushiki Kaori April 9, 2013 June 26, 2013 12 Adaptation of the 4-panel manga series written by Komata Mikami.
Black Bullet Masayuki Kojima April 8, 2014 July 1, 2014 13 Adaptation of the light novel series written by Shiden Kanzaki. Co-animated with Orange.
Barakamon Masaki Tachibana July 6, 2014 September 27, 2014 12 Adaptation of the manga series written by Satsuki Yoshino.
Is the Order a Rabbit?? Hiroyuki Hashimoto October 10, 2015 December 26, 2015 12 Sequel to Is the Order a Rabbit? Co-animated with White Fox.
Norn9 Takao Abo January 7, 2016 March 31, 2016 12 Based on an otome game by Otomate. Co-animated with Orange.
Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Kiyoshi Matsuda April 3, 2016 June 19, 2016 12 Adaptation of the manga series written by Masume Yoshimoto. Co-animated with EMT Squared.
Scorching Ping Pong Girls Yasuhiro Irie October 3, 2016 December 19, 2016 12 Adaptation of the manga series written by Yagura Asano.
Made in Abyss Masayuki Kojima July 7, 2017 September 29, 2017 13 Adaptation of the manga series written by Akihito Tsukushi.
Revue Starlight Tomohiro Furukawa July 12, 2018 TBA 12 Based on a Japanese media frachise created by Bushiroad and Nelke Planning.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Takao Abo January 2019 TBA TBA Adaptation of the light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi.


Title Director(s) Release date Notes
Eureka Seven: Pocket Full of Rainbows Tomoki Kyoda
Hiroshi Haraguchi
April 25, 2009 A theatrical adaptation of Eureka Seven. Co-animated with Bones.
Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road Masayuki Sakoi December 31, 2013 Based on a Japanese media frachise created by Bushiroad, Bandai Visual, and Nitroplus. Co-animated with Orange.
Made in Abyss: Tabidachi no Yoake Masayuki Kojima January 4, 2019 A summary of the first half of Made in Abyss.
Made in Abyss: Hōrō Suru Tasogare Masayuki Kojima January 18, 2019 A summary of the second half of Made in Abyss.

Original video animations[edit]

Title Director Release date Eps Notes
.hack//Quantum Masaki Tachibana December 27, 2010
March 25, 2011
3 Original OVA series presented by Bandai Visual.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Masaki Tachibana November 25, 2011
February 24, 2012
2 Based on a role-playing video game developed by Nihon Falcom.
Marimo no Hana Akitoshi Yokoyama March 18, 2012 1
Nagareboshi Lens Natsuko Takahashi March 18, 2012 1 Based on a shōjo manga series written by Mayu Murata.
Under the Dog Masahiro Andō August 1, 2016 1 A Kickstarter-funded anime project. Co-produced with Orange.[1]
Yuyushiki Kaori February 22, 2017 1

Original net animation[edit]

Title Director First run start date First run end date Eps Note(s)
Busou Shinki: Moon Angel Masayuki Kojima September 7, 2011 January 26, 2012 10 Animation created to oincide with release of the second PSP video game, 'Busou Shinki Battle Masters Mk. 2. Co-animated with TNK.


  1. ^ "Under the Dog Gets Limited Theatrical Release in Japan". Crunchyroll. Retrieved June 12, 2018. 

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