Palm Studio

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Palm Studio
Industry animation
Founded March 1999 (1999-03)
Defunct 2007 (2007)
Headquarters Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Products films, television series, OVAs

Palm Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 有限会社パルム, Hepburn: Yūgen gaisha Parumu) was a Japanese animation studio located in Suginami-ku, Tokyo.[1]


The studio was founded in March 1999[1] by Triangle Staff former member Katsumi Yamaguchi[citation needed] and its first production was the film A Tree of Palme in 2001.[1][2] Directed by Takashi Nakamura, the film was an official selection of the 2002 Berlin Film Festival.[3] After having minor roles in 2002 TV series Saikano and Monkey Typhoon,[citation needed] Palm was the main studio under the production of Tetsujin 28-go and Genshiken, both in 2004.[4][5] The studio produced Genshiken spin-off OVA series Kujibiki Unbalance.[6] In 2006 it was the animation studio responsible for the TV version of Bartender.[7] In 2007 it co-produced the TV series Master of Epic: The Animation Age with Gonzino and animated the film Tetsujin 28-go: Hakuchū no Zangetsu.[8][9]


  1. ^ a b c "Company". Palm Studio. Archived from the original on December 11, 2002. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Clements, Jonathan; McCarthy, Helen (2015). The Anime Encyclopedia, 3rd Revised Edition: A Century of Japanese Animation. Stone Bridge Press. p. 3223. ISBN 9781611729092. 
  3. ^ "Programm 2002" (in German). Berlin Film Festival. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Staff & Cast" (in Japanese). Tetsujin 28-go official website. Archived from the original on June 4, 2004. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ Smith, G.B. (December 23, 2014). "Ten Years Later: Genshiken Anime Series". The Fandom Post. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Staff & Cast" (in Japanese). Kujibiki Unbalance official website. Archived from the original on July 6, 2004. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ バーテンダー - フジテレビ (in Japanese). Fuji TV. Retrieved July 5, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Staff • Cast" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Tetsujin 28-go the Movie" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on December 27, 2007. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 

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