Ufotable

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Ufotable, Inc.
Native name
ユーフォーテーブル有限会社
Yūfōtēburu yūgen-gaisha
Yūgen-gaisha
Industry Japanese animation
Founded October 2000
Headquarters Nakano, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Key people
Matsuri Ouse, President
Number of employees
200 (as of July 2016)
Website ufotable.com

Ufotable, Inc. (Japanese: ユーフォーテーブル有限会社, Hepburn: Yūfōtēburu yūgen-gaisha) is a Japanese animation studio founded in October 2000 by former TMS Entertainment staff through its subsidiary Telecom Animation Film and located in Nakano, Tokyo Prefecture. A unique hallmark seen in many of their works (Ninja Nonsense, Futakoi Alternative, Coyote Ragtime Show, Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight!, Tales of Symphonia, The Garden of Sinners) is a claymation sequence.

Productions[edit]

TV series[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Episodes Note(s)
2002-2003 Weiß Kreuz Glühen Hitoyuki Matsui 13 Sequel to Weiß Kreuz, Produced by Plum and Magic Bus.
2003 Dokkoida?! Hitoyuki Matsui
Takuya Nonaka
12 Based on a light novel by Taro Achi.
2004 Ninja Nonsense Hitoyuki Matsui 12 Based on a manga by Ryoichi Koga.
2005 Futakoi Alternative Takayuki Hirao 13 Original work.
Co-production with Feel. and Studio Flag.
2006 Coyote Ragtime Show Takuya Nonaka 12 Original work.
2007 Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight! Team Manabibeya 12
2011-2012 Fate/Zero Ei Aoki 25 Based on a light novel by Gen Urobuchi.
2014-2015 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Takahiro Miura 25 Based on a visual novel by Type-Moon.
Sequel to Fate/Zero.
2015-2016 God Eater Takayuki Hirao 13 Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.
2016-2017 Tales of Zestiria the X Haruo Sotozaki 26 Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.[1]
2017 Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu Toshiyuki Shirai 13 Based on a browser video game by Nitroplus.
2019 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TBA TBA Based on a manga by Koyoharu Gotōge.[2]
TBA Girls' Work TBA TBA Original work.[3]

OVA/ONAs[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Episodes Note(s)
2004 Tristia of the Deep-Blue Sea Hitoyuki Matsui 2 Based on a visual novel by Kogado Studio.
2007 Tales of Symphonia The Animation: Sylvarant Episode Haruo Sotozaki 4 Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.
Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight! Team Manabibeya 1 Original work.
2009 God Eater Prologue Takayuki Hirao 1 Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.
Toriko Mitsuru Obunai 1 Based on a manga by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro.
2009-2010 Yawarakame Various[citation needed] 26 Original work.[4]
2010-2012 Yuri Seijin Naoko-san Tetsuya Takeuchi 2 Based on a manga by Kashmir.
2010-2011 Tales of Symphonia: The Animation Tethe'alla Episode Haruo Sotozaki 4 Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.
2011 The Garden of Sinners: Epilogue Hikaru Kondo 1 Based on a light novel by Kinoko Nasu.
2011-2012 Tales of Symphonia: The Animation The United World Episode Haruo Sotozaki 3 Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.
2012 Minori Scramble! Takuya Nonaka 1 Based on a manga by Mikage Chihaya.
Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack Takayuki Hirao 1 Based on a manga by Junji Ito.[5]
2015 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works - sunny day Takahiro Miura 1 Based on a visual novel by Type-Moon.
2018-ongoing Today's Menu for Emiya Family Takahiro Miura
Tetsuto Satou
9 Based on a manga by TAa.[6]

Anime films[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Note(s)
2007 The Garden of Sinners: Overlooking View Ei Aoki Based on a light novel by Kinoko Nasu.
2008 The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder – Part 1 Takuya Nonaka
The Garden of Sinners: Remaining Sense of Pain Mitsuru Obunai
The Garden of Sinners: The Hollow Shrine Teiichi Takiguchi
The Garden of Sinners: Paradox Spiral Takayuki Hirao
The Garden of Sinners: Oblivion Recording Takahiro Miura
2009 The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder – Part 2 Shinsuke Takizawa
2011 Sakura no Ondo Takayuki Hirao Original Work.
2013 The Garden of Sinners: Future Gospel Tomonori Sudō Based on a light novel by Kinoko Nasu.
Majocco Shimai no Yoyo to Nene Takayuki Hirao Based on a manga by Hirarin.
2014 Tales of Zestiria: Dawn of the Shepherd Haruo Sotozaki Based on a video game by Bandai Namco.[7]
2017 Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. Presage Flower Tomonori Sudō Based on a visual novel by Type-Moon.
2019 Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. Lost Butterfly
TBA Untitled Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel film TBA
Untitled Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu film Sequel to Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu.

Video games[edit]

Year Title Publisher Note(s)
2010 Gods Eater Burst Bandai Namco Opening animation/Cutscenes.
2011 Black Rock Shooter: The Game Imageepoch Opening animation.
Tales of Xillia Bandai Namco Opening animation/Cutscenes.
2012 Tales of Xillia 2
Fate/stay night [Réalta Nua] Type-Moon Opening animation.
2013 Summon Night 5 Bandai Namco Opening animation/Cutscenes.
God Eater 2
2014 Natural Doctrine Kadokawa Games Character designs.
Fate/hollow ataraxia Type-Moon Opening animation.
2015 Tales of Zestiria Bandai Namco Opening animation/Cutscenes.
God Eater 2: Rage Burst
2016 Tales of Berseria
2019 Code Vein Opening animation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tales of Zestiria the X TV Anime Gets 2nd Season in 2017". Anime News Network. September 18, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "Demon Slater Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga Gets TV Anime by ufotable". Anime News Network. June 3, 2018. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "Gāruzu Wāku -Anime Kōshiki Saito-" ガールズワーク -アニメ公式サイト- [Girls' Work – Anime Official Website] (in Japanese). Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Kara no Kyoukai's ufotable Reveals Yawarakame Anime". Anime News Network. October 13, 2009. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Gyo Horror Manga by Tomie's Junji Ito Gets Anime". Anime News Network. March 2, 2011. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
  6. ^ "Fate Spinoff Manga Today's Menu for Emiya Family Gets Net Anime". Anime News Network. December 31, 2017. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  7. ^ "Tales of Zestiria Game Gets TV Anime Special by ufotable". Anime News Network. May 31, 2014. Retrieved September 12, 2018.

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