Telecom Animation Film

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Telecom Animation Film Co., Ltd.
Native name
株式会社テレコム・アニメーションフィルム
TypeKabushiki gaisha[1]
FoundedMay 19, 1975; 47 years ago (1975-05-19)[1]
Headquarters
ProductsJapanese feature films and animated series (Anime)
ParentTMS Entertainment (Sega)[1]

Telecom Animation Film Co., Ltd. (株式会社テレコム・アニメーションフィルム, Kabushiki-gaisha Terekomu Animēshon Firumu) is a Japanese animation studio founded on May 19, 1975 and currently affiliated with TMS Entertainment.[1] The company produces television series, films, and original video animations (OVA).

Works[edit]

Television series and original video animations[edit]

Title Producer Network(s) Year(s) Note Ref(s)
Lupin III Part II Tokyo Movie Shinsha Nippon TV 1977–1980 11 episodes [2]
The New Adventures of Zorro Filmation CBS 1981 Credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Jarinko Chie Tokyo Movie Shinsha MBS 1981–1983
Ulysses 31 DIC Audiovisuel FR3, Nagoya Broadcasting Network 1981–1982 Pilot
Inspector Gadget DIC Audiovisuel Syndication 1983–1986 Season 1
The Littles DIC Audiovisuel ABC 1983–1985
Sherlock Hound Tokyo Movie Shinsha RAI 1984 8 episodes
Heathcliff DIC Audiovisuel Syndication 1984–1985 Season 1
Mighty Orbots Tokyo Movie Shinsha, MGM/UA Television ABC 1984 4 episodes [3]
Rainbow Brite DIC Audiovisuel Syndication 1984–1986 Season 1
Onegai! Samia-don Tokyo Movie Shinsha NHK 1985–1986 3 episodes [3]
The Wuzzles Walt Disney Television Animation CBS 1985 Credited as TMS Entertainment, Inc.
Adventures Of the Gummi Bears Walt Disney Television Animation NBC, ABC 1985-1990 Up until season 5, credited as TMS Entertainment, Inc.
The Blinkens Tokyo Movie Shinsha, MCA Universal 1986 Direct-to-video
Galaxy High Tokyo Movie Shinsha CBS 1986
The Real Ghostbusters DIC Audiovisuel ABC, Syndication 1986–1991 Pilot and 13 episodes including "The Halloween Door"
Dennis the Menace DIC Audiovisuel Syndication, CBS 1986–1988 Both openings and some season 1 episodes, also handled camera direction, Credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsa
Bionic Six Tokyo Movie Shinsha, Universal Television Syndication, USA Network 1987
DuckTales Walt Disney Television Animation Syndication 1987–1990 Original series, season 1, credited as TMS Entertainment, Inc.
ALF: The Animated Series DIC Animation City NBC 1987–1989 Opening and first episode
Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1987 OVA
The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Walt Disney Television Animation ABC 1988–1991 Season 1, credited as TMS Entertainment, Inc.
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Walt Disney Television Animation Syndication 1989–1990 Season 1, credited as TMS Entertainment, Inc.
Alfred J. Kwak Telescable Benelux B.V., Visual '80 VARA, ZDF, Televisión Española, TV Tokyo 1988–1990 3 episodes [3]
Fox's Peter Pan & the Pirates Fox Children's Productions, Southern Star Productions Fox 1990–1991 13 episodes, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha Co., Ltd
Tiny Toon Adventures Warner Bros. Animation Syndication, Fox 1990–1992 19 episodes, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha [4]
Ozanari Dungeon Toshiba EMI, Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1991 OVA trilogy
Jarinko Chie 2 Tokyo Movie Shinsha MBS 1991–1992 2 episodes
Batman: The Animated Series Warner Bros. Animation Fox 1992–1995 6 episodes plus layout for 1 episode by Dong Yang ("Harley and Ivy"), credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation Warner Bros. Animation 1992 Direct-to-video, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsa
Animaniacs Warner Bros. Animation Fox, The WB 1993–1998 Original series, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha for seasons 1 and 2, TMS-Kyokuchi for season 4's "Cutie and the Beast/Boo Happens/Noel" [5]
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog DIC Entertainment Syndication 1993–1996 Opening and 5 episodes, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsa
Gargoyles Walt Disney Television Animation Syndication, ABC 1994–1997 1 episode for Walt Disney Animation Japan ("Hunter's Moon, Part 2"), criedted as TAF
Tiny Toon Adventures: Night Ghoulery Warner Bros. Animation 1994 Originally direct-to-video, later aired on Fox in 1995, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Spider-Man Saban Entertainment, Marvel Animation Fox 1994–1998 First 10 episodes of season 1, 1 season 2 episode ("Hydroman") and 1 season 3 episode ("Turning Point"), mostly did supervising for South Korean studios,

credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha for seasons 1 and 2, TMS-Kyokuchi for seasons 3,4 and 5

The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries Warner Bros. Animation The WB 1995–2002 Season 1, 7 episodes, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha
A Pinky and the Brain Christmas Warner Bros. Animation The WB 1995 Credited as TMS-Kyokuchi [5]
Superman: The Animated Series Warner Bros. Animation The WB 1996–2000 Seasons 1 and 2, 14 episodes, credited as TMS-Kyokuchi
The New Batman Adventures Warner Bros. Animation The WB 1997–1999 5 episodes, credited as TMS-Kyokuchi
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island Universal Animation Studios 1998 Direct-to-video, released in 2000 in the United States, credited as TMS-Kyokuchi [6]
Wakko's Wish Warner Bros. Animation 1999 Direct-to-video, credited as TMS-Kyokuchi [5]
Cybersix TMS-Kyokuchi, NoA Teletoon, Kids Station 1999 co-produced with NOA
Inuyasha Sunrise NNS (YTV) 2000–2004 4 episodes
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Warner Bros. Animation 2000 Direct-to-video, credited as TMS Entertainment, Ltd.
Secret of Cerulean Sand TMS Entertainment Wowow 2002 co-produced with TMS Entertainment and Koko Enterprises
Nurse Witch Komugi Tatsunoko Production, Kyoto Animation 2002 First OVA series, first 2 episodes [7]
Sonic X TMS Entertainment TV Tokyo 2003–2006 17 episodes
Uninhabited Planet Survive! self produced NHK 2003–2004 co-produced with Madhouse [8]
Pazurizu self produced Kids Station 2004 3DCG series [9]
Futakoi self produced TV Tokyo 2004 Original series [10]
Tide-Line Blue self produced TV Asahi 2005 [11]
Ramen Fighter Miki self produced Chiba TV, TV Kanagawa, TV Saitama, Yomiuri TV 2006
Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture self produced Fuji TV (Noitamina) 2007 co-produced with Shirogumi [12]
Nijū Mensō no Musume self produced Fuji TV 2008 co-produced with Bones [13]
Green Lantern: First Flight Warner Bros. Animation 2009 Direct-to-video
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Bones JNN (MBS, TBS) 2009–2010 6 episodes
LilPri Shogakukan Music and Digital Entertainment, TMS Entertainment TV Tokyo 2010-2011
Justice League: Doom Warner Bros. Animation 2012 Direct-to-video
Moyashimon Returns self produced Fuji TV 2012 co-produced with Shirogumi
Superman vs. The Elite Warner Bros. Animation 2012 Direct-to-video
Aikatsu! Sunrise TV Tokyo 2012–2016 Original series, season 1 and 2 episodes of season 2,

co-produced with Sunrise

Z/X Ignition self produced TV Tokyo 2014 [14]
Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement Dentsu Nippon TV 2014 [15]
Lupin III Part IV: The Italian Adventure TMS Entertainment Italia 1, Nippon TV 2015–2016 [16]
Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation TMS Entertainment TBS, CBC, MBS, BS-TBS 2016 [17]
Orange TMS Entertainment Tokyo MX, AT-X, BS11, TVA, ABC, TSB 2016 [18]
Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts TMS Entertainment 2016 OVA
Chain Chronicle: The Light of Haecceitas Graphinica ABC, Tokyo MX, AT-X, TVA, BS11, TVQ 2017 [19]
Lupin III Part V: Misadventures in France TMS Entertainment Nippon TV 2018 [20]
We Rent Tsukumogami TMS Entertainment NHK 2018 [21]
Tower of God Crunchyroll, Webtoon,
TMS Entertainment
Tokyo MX, BS11, GYT, GTV 2020 [22]
Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro self produced Tokyo MX, BS11, MBS, AT-X 2021 Season 1 [23]
Shenmue the Animation Crunchyroll, Williams Street,
Sega, TMS Entertainment
Adult Swim (Toonami),
Tokyo MX
2022 [24]
Lupin Zero TMS Entertainment 2022 Web series [25]
Four Knights of the Apocalypse TMS Entertainment 2023 [26]
Rick and Morty: The Anime Cartoon Network Japan Adult Swim TBA [27]

Films[edit]

Title Producer Release year Notes Ref(s)
Lupin III: The Mystery of Mamo Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1978
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1979
Botchan Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1980
Jarinko Chie Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1980
Sugata Sanshirou Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1981 [28]
Here Come the Littles DIC Audiovisuel 1985
Heathcliff: The Movie DIC Audiovisuel 1986 Original animated footage made for the movie,

otherwise a compilation of 7 Heathcliff shorts from the 1984 Heathcliff TV series

Castle in the Sky Studio Ghibli 1986
Akira Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1988
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1989
Porco Rosso Studio Ghibli 1992
Pom Poko Studio Ghibli 1994
Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus Tokyo Movie Shinsha 1995
Princess Mononoke Studio Ghibli 1997
Case Closed: The Fourteenth Target TMS-Kyokuchi 1998
The Tigger Movie Walt Disney Television Animation

Disney MovieToons

2000 For Walt Disney Animation Japan
Spirited Away Studio Ghibli 2001
The Cat Returns Studio Ghibli 2002
Inuyasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass Sunrise 2002
Detective Conan: The Private Eyes' Requiem TMS Entertainment 2006
Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky TMS Entertainment 2010
Detective Conan: The Eleventh Striker TMS Entertainment 2012
The Wind Rises Studio Ghibli 2013
Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper TMS Entertainment 2014
Aikatsu! The Movie Sunrise 2014 co-produced with Sunrise
Lupin III: Jigen's Gravestone TMS Entertainment 2014
Orange: Future TMS Entertainment 2016 [29]
Lupin III: Goemon's Bloodspray TMS Entertainment 2017 [30]
Case Closed: The Crimson Love Letter TMS Entertainment 2017
Lupin III: Fujiko's Lie TMS Entertainment 2019 [31]
Blue Thermal self produced 2022 [32]

Other[edit]

Title Release year Notes Ref(s)
Obake-Chan 1978 First project, short film [3]
Little Nemo: Sadao Tsukioka Pilot 1978 First Little Nemo pilot

Copyright date says 1980 despite being made in 1978

[33]
Little Nemo: Yoshifumi Kondo Pilot 1984 Second Little Nemo pilot
Little Nemo: Osamu Dezaki Pilot 1987 Third Little Nemo pilot
Little Nemo: TV Pilot 1989 Was supposed to be a tie in to the movie but was canceled

due to the movie's failing at the box office

[34][33]
Bugs Bunny Mitsubishi RVR CM 1991 2 commercials [35][36][37]
Don Quixote: A Dream in Seven Crystals 1994 In game animation, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha [38]
Astal 1995 In game cutscenes, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha
The Adventures of Batman & Robin (video game) 1995 Sega CD version, in game cutscenes, credited as Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Waynehead 1996 Opening, series animated by Philippine Animation Studio Inc. and Hanho Heung-Up

Credited as TMS-Kyokuchi

Sonic: Man of the Year 1997 Short film,
originally made in 1993, 4 shorts were made but only 1 got released as bonus content in Sonic Jam,
the remaining 3 shorts have not been released
[39]
The Adventures of Super Oil and High-Octane 2005 2 shorts, produced by Cartoon Network Japan
Ojii-san no Lamp 2011 Short film, produced as part of Young Animator Training Project [40]
BUTA 2012 Short film, produced as part of Young Animator Training Project [41]
Rick and Morty vs. Genocider 2020 Short film, produced by Cartoon Network Japan
From North Field 2020 Produced by Robot Communications Inc.

2 shorts

[42][43]
Cosmo Samurai 2021 Short film, produced by Cartoon Network Japan
Summer Meets God (Rick Meets Evil) 2021 Short film, produced by Cartoon Network Japan
Cosmo Samurai 2 2022 Short film, produced by Cartoon Network Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "About us | テレコム・アニメーションフィルム オフィシャルサイト".
  2. ^ "The animation of the second Lupin III TV series". Archived from the original on 11 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "作品歴1970~1980年代". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-02-03.
  4. ^ "作品紹介". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  5. ^ a b c "作品紹介". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  6. ^ "作品紹介". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  7. ^ "Nurse Witch Komugi (OAV) - Anime News Network". www.animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  8. ^ 無人惑星サヴァイヴ. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  9. ^ "作品紹介". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  10. ^ 双恋. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  11. ^ "TIDE-LINE BLUE". Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  12. ^ もやしもんTALES OF AGRICULTURE. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  13. ^ 二十面相の娘. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  14. ^ "Z / X IGNITION". Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  15. ^ Loo, Egan (March 16, 2014). "3rd Sengoku Basara Season's Cast, Title, Setting Unveiled". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 24, 2022.
  16. ^ Ressler, Karen (October 14, 2014). "1st TV Anime Show Starring Lupin III in 3 Decades to Launch in Italy". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  17. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (August 7, 2015). "Phantasy Star Online 2 TV Anime's Main Staff, Cast Revealed". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  18. ^ Loo, Egan (February 16, 2016). "Ichigo Takano's Sci-Fi Romance Manga Orange Gets TV Anime This Summer". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  19. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (August 1, 2016). "Chain Chronicle Anime's Promo, Cast, Staff, 3-Part Theatrical Screenings Revealed". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  20. ^ Loo, Egan (January 16, 2018). "Lupin III's 5th Anime Series Reveals Staff, April Debut, Modern Setting". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  21. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (March 16, 2018). "Tsukumogami Kashimasu Anime Reveals Cast, Staff, Visual, July Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  22. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (February 25, 2020). "Crunchyroll Unveils 7 'Crunchyroll Originals' Works Including Tower of God, Noblesse, God of High School". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 25, 2020.
  23. ^ Loo, Egan (July 2, 2020). "Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Romantic Comedy Manga Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  24. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (January 19, 2022). "Shenmue Anime Reveals Trailer, Cast, Visual, February 6 Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
  25. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (October 23, 2022). "TMS Reveals Lupin Zero 6-Episode Net Anime Premiering in December". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 24, 2022.
  26. ^ Cayanan, Joanna (January 24, 2023). "Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse TV Anime Reveals Teaser Trailer, Cast, 2023 Premiere, Production by Telecom Animation Film". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 24, 2023.
  27. ^ Mateo, Alex (May 18, 2022). "Adult Swim Announces Rick and Morty: The Anime, Ninja Kamui Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
  28. ^ "作品紹介". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  29. ^ Loo, Egan (September 25, 2016). "Orange Time-Travelling Manga Gets Anime Sequel Film Written by Creator". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  30. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (September 9, 2016). "Lupin III Gets New Theatrical Anime Centering on Goemon on February 4". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  31. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (March 7, 2019). "Lupin III Gets New Mine Fujiko no Uso Anime Film in May". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  32. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (August 25, 2021). "Blue Thermal Glider Club Manga Gets Anime Film Next March". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
  33. ^ a b "作品歴1970~1980年代". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  34. ^ "Little Nemo Slumberland animation cel Painted BG # B17 | #133701011". Worthpoint. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  35. ^ '91 MITSUBISHI RVR, retrieved 2022-05-22
  36. ^ Mitsubishi RVR CM 1992 三菱 RVR, retrieved 2022-05-22
  37. ^ "作品歴1990年代". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  38. ^ Don Quixote: A Dream in Seven Crystals [Full FMV] HD, retrieved 2022-05-22
  39. ^ "作品歴1990年代". 2011-09-12. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 2022-02-03.
  40. ^ Loo, Egan (June 16, 2010). "4 Anime Selected for Young Animator Training Project". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  41. ^ Loo, Egan (May 27, 2011). "4 Anime Selected for 2011 Young Animator Training Project". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  42. ^ ホクレンアニメーション「from North Field_episode1」本編, retrieved 2022-05-22
  43. ^ ホクレンアニメーション「from North Field_ episode2 リョータとポー 」 本編, retrieved 2022-05-22

External links[edit]