MAPPA (studio)

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MAPPA Co., Ltd.
Native name
株式会社MAPPA
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryAnime
FoundedJune 14, 2011; 7 years ago (2011-06-14)
FounderMasao Maruyama
Headquarters,
Japan
Key people
Manabu Ootsuka (representative director)
ProductsAnime
Number of employees
145 (as of April 2017)
Websitehttp://mappa.co.jp/

MAPPA Co., Ltd. (株式会社MAPPA, 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]

Television series[edit]

Title Director(s) First run start date First run end date Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
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)
Hajime no Ippo: Rising Jun Shishido October 5, 2013 March 29, 2014 25 Sequel to Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger.
Co-produced with Madhouse.
Terror in Resonance Shinichirō Watanabe July 10, 2014 September 25, 2014 11 Original work. [5]
Garo: The Carved Seal of Flames Yuichiro 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]
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]
Days Kōnosuke Uda July 2, 2016 December 18, 2016 24 Based on a manga written by Yasuda Tsuyoshi. [11]
Yuri on Ice Sayo Yamamoto October 6, 2016 December 21, 2016 12 Original work. [12]
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 Yuichiro 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 Seong Ho 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]
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]
Dororo Kazuhiro Furuhashi January 7, 2019 TBA 24 Based on a manga written by Osamu Tezuka.
Co-produced with Tezuka Productions.
[24]
Kakegurui ×× Yuichiro Hayashi
Kiyoshi Matsuda
January 8, 2019 TBA 12 Sequel to Kakegurui. [25]
Sarazanmai Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Kunihiko Ikuhara
April 11, 2019 TBA TBA Original work.
Co-produced with Lapin Track.
[26][27]
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Jun Shishido July 2019 TBA TBA Based on a manga written by Maybe. [28][29]

Films[edit]

Title Director Release date Note(s) Ref(s)
Garo: Divine Flame Yuichiro Hayashi May 21, 2016 Sequel to Garo: The Carved Seal of Flames. [30]
In This Corner of the World Sunao Katabuchi November 12, 2016 Based on a manga written by Fumiyo Kōno. [31]
Yuri on Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence Sayo Yamamoto 2019 Related to Yuri on Ice. [32]

Original net animations[edit]

Title Director First run start date First run end date Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
Yasuke LeSean Thomas TBA TBA Based on the story of historical figure Yasuke. [33]

Original video animations[edit]

Title Director Release date Eps Note(s)
Days Kōnosuke Uda March 17, 2017July 17, 2018 5 Sequel to Days.

See also[edit]

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. ^ "Garo Anime Film's Teaser, Story, Visual, Title, Spring Release Unveiled". Anime News Network. November 23, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  31. ^ 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.
  32. ^ "Yuri!!! on Ice Anime Film Reveals Staff, Title, 2019 Date, Visual (Updated)". Anime News Network. July 1, 2018. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  33. ^ "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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