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Sunrise

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Sunrise
  • Nippon Sunrise
Established in September 1972
Founder Hajime Yatate
Key People Hajime Yatate
Headquarters Suginami , Tokyo , Japan
Services Provided Animation Studio
Parent Company Bandai
Subsidiaries Bones (Former)

Sunrise (株式会社サンライズ, Kabushiki Kaisha Sannraizu) is a famous Japanese animation studio founded by ex-Mushi Production members. Formerly known as Nippon Sunrise. They are notable for their renowned and original mecha series including Gundam, the Brave Series, Escaflowne and many others. which have won many Animage Awards. Other works they have animated include InuYasha and Log Horizon from their co-production partners. Studios Bones, Manglobe and A-1 Pictures were all founded by Sunrise members.

Many of Sunrise's original anime have other such as masked identities, all accompanied by fluid animation and created in-house by their staff under the pseudonym of the studio founder, Hajime Yatate. When most of Sunrise titles began international distribution, most were licensed were licensed by Japan's Bandai Visual, Europe's Beez Entertainment, and America's Bandai Entertainment until both western companies were shut down in 2012 after Bandai Entertainment's restructuring. Currently, Funimation, Viz Media, Sentai Filmworks, Aniplex of America, Madman Entertainment, etc. are the main distributors with Sunrise confirming future co-operation regarding DVD and Blu-ray merchandise.

WorksEdit

1970sEdit

  • Chief Joker (October 5, 1972 – March 29, 1973)
  • Zero Tester (October 1, 1973 – December 30, 1974)
  • Brave Raideen (April 4, 1975 – March 26, 1976)
  • La Seine no Hoshi (April 4, 1975 – December 26, 1975)
  • Kum-Kum (October 3, 1975 – March 26, 1976)
  • Chodenji Robo Combattler V (April 1976 - December 1976)
  • Kyouryuu Tankentai Born Free (October 1976 - March 1977)
  • Robokko Beeton (October 1976 - September 1977)
  • Chodenji Machine Voltes V (June 1977 - March 1978)
  • Invincible Superman Zambot 3 (October 1977 - March 1978)
  • Majokko Tickle (March 1978 - January 1979)
  • Fighting General Daimos (April 1978 - January 1979)
  • The Unchallengable Daitarn 3 (June 1978 - January 1979)
  • Cyborg 009 (March 1979 - March 1980)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam (April 1979 - January 1980)
  • Future Robo Daitanious (March 1979 - March 1980)
  • The☆Ultraman (April 1979 - January 1980)
  • Kagaku Boukentai Tansar 5 (July 1979 - March 1980)

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