Polygon Pictures

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Polygon Pictures Inc.
Native name
Kabushiki-gaisha Porigon Pikuchuazu
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryJapanese animation
FoundedJuly 22, 1983; 37 years ago (1983-07-22)
HeadquartersMinato, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Shūzō Shiota (CEO, President)[1]
ProductsAnimated films, TV shows, commercials

Polygon Pictures, Inc. (Japanese: 株式会社ポリゴン・ピクチュアズ, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Porigon Pikuchuazu, stylized as POLYGON PICTURES) is a Japanese 3DCG animation studio.

Polygon has animated a wide variety of content, from commercials for Shiseido featuring the studio's original penguin characters Rocky & Hopper (ロッキーとホッパー, Rokkī to Hoppā), to the 3D CG anime television series Digital Tokoro-san and the 3DCG anime film Samuroid Zero.

In 2004, PPI contributed the 3DCG parts for Production I.G's Mamoru Oshii-directed Innocence, the second feature anime film of the Ghost in the Shell universe, as well as his subsequent film, The Sky Crawlers.

In 2012, Hasbro's full-CG television series Transformers Prime, for which PPI created the animation, was awarded "Outstanding Special Class Animated Program" at the 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Polygon Pictures also created the animation for the Disney XD series Tron: Uprising,[2] as well as several episodes of the hit show Star Wars: The Clone Wars, broadcast on Cartoon Network. Each of these series received 4 nominations respectively at the 2013 Annie Awards, with Tron taking home awards for Character Design and Production Design.



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Short films[edit]

  • In Search of New Axis (1989)
  • In Search of Muscular Axis (1990)
  • In Search of Performing Axis (1991)
  • Michael the Dinosaur (1993)
  • Virtual Circus (1995)
  • The Electric Circus (1996)
  • The Robot Circus (1996)
  • the FLY BanD! (1998) (for Information-technology Promotion Agency and exa)
  • Aerobot (1998)
  • Pole Network (1998)
  • Junk Food King (1998)
  • Polygon Family (1998) (for Information-technology Promotion Agency)
  • Crocotires (1999) (for Information-technology Promotion Agency)



  1. ^ Morissy, Kim (April 8, 2020). "Polygon Pictures Announces All Employees Have Switched to Remote Work". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Milligan, Mercedes (June 2, 2012). "Tapping in to The Grid". Animation Magazine. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Milligan, Mercedes (August 1, 2018). "Polygon Pictures Producing New 'Star Wars Resistance' Series". Animation Magazine. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Milligan, Mercedes (August 22, 2016). "'Godzilla' to Make Animated Feature Debut". Animation Magazine. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  5. ^ "More Blame and Knights of Sidonia Anime in Development". Crunchyroll. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  6. ^ "Haruhisa Nakata's Levius Sci-fi Boxing Manga Gets Anime Series This Winter". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  7. ^ Purslow, Matt. "Netflix's Pacific Rim Anime Is Coming in 2020, Confirmed for Two Seasons". IGN. Retrieved July 4, 2019.

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