MAPPA (studio)

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MAPPA Co., Ltd.
Native name
株式会社MAPPA
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryAnime
FoundedJune 14, 2011; 9 years ago (2011-06-14)
FounderMasao Maruyama
Headquarters,
Japan
Key people
Manabu Ootsuka (representative director)
ProductsAnime
Number of employees
200
Websitehttp://mappa.co.jp/

MAPPA Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社MAPPA, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Mappa) is a Japanese animation studio established on June 14, 2011, by Masao Maruyama, a founder and former producer of Madhouse.[1][2]

"MAPPA" is an acronym for Maruyama Animation Produce Project Association.[3] In April 2016, Maruyama resigned his position in the studio and founded a new studio, Studio M2.[4]

Works[edit]

Anime television series[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Original run start Original run end Eps. Note(s) Refs.
2012 Kids on the Slope Shinichirō Watanabe April 12, 2012 June 28, 2012 12 Based on a manga written by Yuki Kodama.
Co-produced with Tezuka Productions.
Teekyu Shin Itagaki October 7, 2012 December 22, 2013 36 Based on a manga written by Roots. (seasons 1–3)
2013 Hajime no Ippo: Rising Jun Shishido October 5, 2013 March 29, 2014 25 Sequel to Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger.
Co-produced with Madhouse.
2014 Terror in Resonance Shinichirō Watanabe July 10, 2014 September 25, 2014 11 Original work. [5]
Garo: The Carved Seal of Flames Yūichirō Hayashi October 3, 2014 March 27, 2015 24 Original work. Based on the Garo tokusatsu drama.
Rage of Bahamut: Genesis Keiichi Sato October 6, 2014 December 29, 2014 12 Based on the Rage of Bahamut game. [6]
2015 Punch Line Yutaka Uemura April 9, 2015 June 25, 2015 12 Original work. [7]
Ushio and Tora Satoshi Nishimura July 3, 2015 June 24, 2016 39 Based on a manga written by Kazuhiro Fujita.
Co-produced with Studio VOLN.
[8]
Garo: Crimson Moon Atsushi Wakabayashi October 9, 2015 April 1, 2016 23 Original work. Related to the Garo series. [9][10]
2016 Days Kōnosuke Uda July 2, 2016 December 18, 2016 24 Based on a manga written by Yasuda Tsuyoshi. [11]
Yuri on Ice Jun Shishido (chief)
Sayo Yamamoto
October 6, 2016 December 21, 2016 12 Original work. [12]
2017 Idol Incidents Daisuke Yoshida January 8, 2017 March 27, 2017 12 Based on a Japanese media mix project by Mages.
Co-produced with Studio VOLN.
Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul Keiichi Sato April 7, 2017 September 29, 2017 24 Sequel to Rage of Bahamut: Genesis. [13][14]
Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler Yūichirō Hayashi July 1, 2017 September 23, 2017 12 Based on a manga written by Homura Kawamoto. [15][16]
Altair: A Record of Battles Kazuhiro Furuhashi July 7, 2017 December 22, 2017 24 Based on a manga written by Kotono Katō. [17][18]
Garo: Vanishing Line Sunghoo Park October 6, 2017 March 30, 2018 24 Original work. Related to the Garo series. [19]
Inuyashiki Keiichi Sato
Shuhei Yabuta
October 12, 2017 December 22, 2017 11 Based on a manga written by Hiroya Oku. [20]
2018 Banana Fish Hiroko Utsumi July 5, 2018 December 20, 2018 24 Based on a manga written by Akimi Yoshida. [21]
Zombie Land Saga Munehisa Sakai October 4, 2018 December 20, 2018 12 Original work. Production by Avex Pictures and Cygames. [22][23]
2019 Dororo Kazuhiro Furuhashi January 7, 2019 June 24, 2019 24 Based on a manga written by Osamu Tezuka.
Co-produced with Tezuka Productions.
[24]
Kakegurui ×× Yūichirō Hayashi
Kiyoshi Matsuda
January 8, 2019 March 26, 2019 12 Sequel to Kakegurui. [25]
Sarazanmai Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Kunihiko Ikuhara
April 11, 2019 June 20, 2019 11 Original work.
Co-produced with Lapin Track.
[26][27]
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Jun Shishido July 1, 2019 September 16, 2019 12 Based on a manga written by Maybe. [28][29]
Granblue Fantasy The Animation Season 2 Yui Umemoto October 4, 2019 December 27, 2019 12 Based on the Granblue Fantasy video game.
Sequel to Granblue Fantasy The Animation.
[30]
2020 Uchitama?! Have you seen my Tama? Kiyoshi Matsuda January 9, 2020 March 19, 2020 11 Based on a franchise by Sony Creative Products Inc.
Co-produced with Lapin Track.
[31]
Dorohedoro Yūichirō Hayashi January 12, 2020 March 29, 2020 12 Based on a manga written by Q Hayashida. [32]
Listeners Hiroaki Ando April 3, 2020 June 19, 2020 12 Original work. [33][34]
The God of High School Sunghoo Park July 6, 2020 TBA 13 Based on a webtoon manwha written by Yongje Park. [35][36]
Mr Love: Queen's Choice Munehisa Sakai July 15, 2020 TBA TBA Based on a video game by Elex. [37][38]
Jujutsu Kaisen Sunghoo Park October 2, 2020 TBA TBA Based on a manga written by Gege Akutami. [39]
Taiso Samurai Hisatoshi Shimizu October 10, 2020 TBA TBA Original work. [40][41]
TBA Attack on Titan: The Final Season Jun Shishido (chief)
Yūichirō Hayashi
TBA TBA TBA Based on a manga written by Hajime Isayama. [42][43]

Anime films[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Release date Dur. Note(s) Refs.
2016 Garo: Divine Flame Yuichiro Hayashi May 21, 2016 78m Sequel to Garo: The Carved Seal of Flames. [44]
In This Corner of the World Sunao Katabuchi November 12, 2016[a] 129m[b] Based on a manga written by Fumiyo Kōno. [45]
TBA Yuri on Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence Sayo Yamamoto TBA TBA Related to Yuri on Ice. [46]

Original video animations[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Release start Release end Eps. Note(s) Refs.
2017 Days: Tōin Gakuen-sen! Kōnosuke Uda March 17, 2017 July 17, 2018 5 Sequel to Days.
2018 Sex: Prologue Sayo Yamamoto May 7, 2018 1

Original net animations[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Release start Release end Eps. Note(s) Refs.
TBA Yasuke LeSean Thomas TBA TBA TBA Based on the story of historical figure Yasuke. [47]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ An extended version of In This Corner of the World was released on December 20, 2019.
  2. ^ The extended version of In This Corner of the World has a duration of 168 minutes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". www.mappa.co.jp (in Japanese). MAPPA. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  2. ^ "Cowboy Bebop Helmer Shinichiro Watanabe, MAPPA Plan New TV Anime". Anime News Network. October 15, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  3. ^ "Otakon 2014 Guests". Otakon. Archived from the original on November 2, 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "Otakon Hosts Masao Maruyama, Hidenori Matsubara". Anime News Network. 2017-06-11.
  5. ^ "Cowboy Bebop Director Watanabe, Composer Kanno Make Zankyō no Terror Anime". Anime News Network. March 21, 2014. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  6. ^ "Rage of Bahamut Fantasy Social Card Game Gets Anime". Anime News Network. December 29, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  7. ^ "Noitamina Announces Punch Line Original Anime". Anime News Network. November 27, 2014. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  8. ^ "Ushio & Tora Supernatural Battle Manga Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. 2015-02-02. Retrieved 2015-02-02.
  9. ^ ""Monster Musume" TV Anime Initial Staff & Studios Announced". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 2016-11-05.
  10. ^ "Monster Musume Manga Gets TV Anime in July". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2016-11-05.
  11. ^ "One Piece/Ginga e Kickoff's Uda Helms DAYS Soccer Anime at MAPPA". Anime News Network. January 12, 2016. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  12. ^ "Yuri!!! on Ice Skating Anime Revealed by Mappa". Anime News Network. March 22, 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  13. ^ "アニメ「神撃のバハムート VIRGIN SOUL」公式サイト" (in Japanese). Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  14. ^ "Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul's 2nd Promo Video, Cast, April Premiere Unveiled". Anime News Network. December 28, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  15. ^ "Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler Manga Gets Anime by Garo Team". Anime News Network. February 17, 2017. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  16. ^ "Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler Anime's Video Confirms Summer Debut, TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND Music". Anime News Network. March 22, 2017. Retrieved March 22, 2017.
  17. ^ "MAPPA, Kazuhiro Furuhashi Reveal 'Project Altair' Anime". Anime News Network. December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  18. ^ "Shōkoku no Altair Historical Fantasy Manga Gets TV Anime by MAPPA". Anime News Network. December 21, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  19. ^ "MAPPA Reveals Original TV Anime Vanishing Line for October Premiere". Anime News Network. August 14, 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Inuyashiki Manga by Gantz's Hiroya Oku gets TV Anime, live-action film adaptations". Anime News Network. December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  21. ^ Karen Ressler (February 22, 2018). "Banana Fish Anime Reveals Cast, More Staff, 1st Promo Video, Modern-Day Setting". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  22. ^ "Cygames Unveils Zombieland Saga Anime for Fall 2018". Anime News Network. July 5, 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  23. ^ "Zombieland Saga Anime's Video Reveals Staff, More Cast, October 4 Premiere". Anime News Network. September 10, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
  24. ^ "Dororo TV Anime's 1st Promo Video, Cast, Staff, Visual Revealed". Anime News Network. September 3, 2018. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  25. ^ "Kakegurui Anime's 2nd Season to Debut in January With Returning Staff, Cast". Anime News Network. August 21, 2018. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  26. ^ "Utena/Penguindrum's Kunihiko Ikuhara to Direct New Work at MAPPA". Anime News Network. August 15, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  27. ^ "Utena/Penguindrum's Kunihiko Ikuhara Reveals Next Anime's Studios, Title, 2019 TV Debut". Anime News Network. March 5, 2018. Retrieved March 5, 2018.
  28. ^ "Dusk Maiden of Amnesia Creators' 'To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts' Manga Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  29. ^ "To the abandoned Sacred Beasts Anime Reveals New Visual, July Premiere". Anime News Network. March 15, 2019. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  30. ^ "Granblue Fantasy Anime Season 2's 1st Promo Reveals Revamped MAPPA Staff, Cast, October 4 Debut". Anime News Network. August 3, 2019. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  31. ^ "MAPPA, Lapin Track Make Tama and Friends' Uchi Tama!? TV Anime for Winter 2020". Anime News Network. June 13, 2019. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  32. ^ "Dorohedoro TV Anime Reveals Promo Video, Staff, Cast, January 12 Premiere Date". Anime News Network. October 11, 2019. Retrieved October 11, 2019.
  33. ^ "Listeners Original TV Anime Reveals Cast, More Staff in Video". Anime News Network. January 27, 2020. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  34. ^ "Rock Battle TV Anime 'Listeners' Confirms More Cast, Characters, Story, Ending Song Artist, April Premiere (Updated)". Anime News Network. February 1, 2020. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  35. ^ "Crunchyroll Unveils 7 'Crunchyroll Originals' Works Including Tower of God, Noblesse, God of High School". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2020-02-26.
  36. ^ "Team Behind Crunchyroll Original God of High School Comments on Production". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 2020-02-26.
  37. ^ "Koi to Producer EVOLxLOVE Otome Romance Game Gets TV Anime by MAPPA". Anime News Network. July 8, 2019. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  38. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (June 15, 2020). "Mr Love: Queen's Choice TV Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists, July 15 Debut". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  39. ^ "Jujutsu Kaisen Anime's Video Reveals New Cast, Staff, October Premiere". Anime News Network. May 19, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  40. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (August 12, 2020). "Kensho Ono Stars in New Anime by Yuri!!! on Ice's MAPPA Studio in October". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 12, 2020.
  41. ^ "MAPPA's Zombie Land Saga Team Makes Original Gymnastics TV Anime Taiso Samurai in October". Anime News Network. August 13, 2020. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  42. ^ Anime_Shingeki (Attack on Titan Official Twitter Account) (May 29, 2020). "【新PV解禁!】NHK総合にて放送予定のTVアニメ「進撃の巨人」The Final SeasonのPVを解禁!是非ご覧ください!". Twitter. Retrieved May 29, 2020.
  43. ^ Mappa (Official Website). "進撃の巨人 The Final Season". Mappa. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  44. ^ "Garo Anime Film's Teaser, Story, Visual, Title, Spring Release Unveiled". Anime News Network. November 23, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  45. ^ Rafael Antonio Pineda (August 23, 2016). "'In This Corner of the World' Historical Film's 1st Full Trailer Reveals Cast, Staff". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  46. ^ "Yuri!!! on Ice Anime Film Reveals Staff, Title, 2019 Date, Visual (Updated)". Anime News Network. July 1, 2018. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  47. ^ "Netflix Reveals 3 Anime Works by Japanese Studios, Pacific Rim Animated Show". Anime News Network. November 8, 2018. Retrieved November 8, 2018.

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