Pierrot (company)

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Pierrot
Native name
株式会社ぴえろ
Kabushiki-gaisha Piero
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryMedia and Entertainment
FoundedMay 1979; 40 years ago (1979-05)
HeadquartersMitaka, Tokyo, Japan
ProductsAnime, film, television, OVA, video games
SubsidiariesStudio Signpost
Websiteen.pierrot.jp/en.pierrot.jp

Pierrot Co., Ltd. (株式会社ぴえろ, Kabushiki-gaisha Piero) is a Japanese animation studio established in May 1979 by former employees of Tatsunoko Production and Mushi Production. Its headquarters is located in Mitaka, Tokyo.[1] Pierrot is renowned for several worldwide popular anime series, such as Creamy Mami, Fushigi Yûgi, Bleach, Neo Ranga, Naruto, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Yu Yu Hakusho, Flame of Recca, Blue Dragon, Onigiri, Tegami Bachi, Tokyo Ghoul, Black Clover, Beelzebub, Ghosts at School and Great Teacher Onizuka.

The company has a logo of the face of a clown. "Piero" is a Japanese loanword for clown, adopted from the classical character of Pierrot.

Yu Yu Hakusho and Saiyuki, two of the company's anime series, won the Animage Anime Grand Prix Award in 1994 and 1995, and 2000, respectively.

Productions[edit]

Note: This may not be a complete list. [2]

TV Series[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Outsourced for Western Animation[edit]

Movies/OVAs/ONAs[edit]

Note: This may not be a complete list

Video games[edit]

Note: This may not be a complete list

Studio Signpost[edit]

St. Signpost
Native name
株式会社スタジオ サインポスト
Kabushiki-gaisha Sutajio Sainposuto
Formerly
Studio Kikan (1993–2009)
Pierrot Plus (2009–2019)
Kabushiki-gaisha
IndustryAnime
FoundedApril 12, 1993; 26 years ago (April 12, 1993)
HeadquartersSuginami, Tokyo, Japan
ParentPierrot
WebsiteWebsite

St. Signpost Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社スタジオ サインポスト, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Sutajio Sainposuto) is an animation studio subsidiary of Pierrot. Reorganized in 1993, the studio took on the name Studio Kikan before changing its name to Pierrot Plus in 2009, and again changing its name to St. Signpost a decade later.

Works[edit]

Television series[edit]

OVAs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Profile". Pierrot Co., Ltd. Retrieved on 29 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Animation Production PIERROT". Archived from the original on February 2, 2012. Retrieved 2009-02-11.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) Retrieved on 29 April 2013.

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