Marza Animation Planet

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Marza Animation Planet
Native name
株式会社マーザ・アニメーションプラネット
Kabushiki gaisha Māza Animēshonpuranetto
Kabushiki gaisha
Subsidiary
Industry CGI animation for film, CGI animation for television, CGI animation for video games
Founded 2003 (under Sega Sammy VE Animation Studios/Visual Entertainment R&D Dept. title)
2009 (formed as Sega Sammy Visual Entertainment)[1]
2010 (officially as Marza Animation Planet)
Number of locations
Seoul, South Korea
Tokyo
Kanagawa, Japan
San Francisco
Los Angeles, California
Sydney, Australia
London, England
Key people
  • Masanao Maeda (President and CEO)
  • Creative Management Team:
    Daniel P. Ferreira
    Koichi Fukazawa
    Takeshi Ito
    Koji Takeyama
    Hisao Oguchi
    Yoshinori Ishii
Parent TMS Entertainment
Website www.marza.com/en/

Marza Animation Planet Inc. (株式会社マーザ・アニメーションプラネット, Kabushiki gaisha Māza Animēshonpuranetto) is a Japan-based CGI animation studio dedicated to making full-length feature films. Their extensive résumé includes CGI add-ins for television series and video games. Their head office is located on the 18th floor of the NYK Tennoz Building (天王洲郵船ビル, Tennōzu Yūsen Biru) in Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo.[2] They also have branches in Kangawa, Japan, San Francisco, California, Los Angeles, California, London, England and Sydney, Australia.

The company was formed through Sega spinning off its CGI division. The company was reorganized into different parent companies from Sega Sammy Holdings to Sega Holdings. It is currently subsidized under TMS Entertainment, Sega's flagship anime subsidiary.

Feature films[edit]

Short films[edit]

  • The Gift (2016) (Created using Unity)[9]

Video game cutscenes[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sega Sammy Launches CG Animation Studio in Japan (Updated)". Anime News Network. January 5, 2010. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ "ABOUT". MARZA ANIMATION PLANET. December 20, 2017. Retrieved December 20, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Captain Harlock's New CG Pilot Images, Staff Revealed". Anime News Network. March 24, 2010. Retrieved March 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ "[MOVIE] 'RESIDENT EVIL' will be CG'd by a SEGA company behind SPACE PIRATE: CAPTAIN HARLOCK". MARZA ANIMATION PLANET. October 15, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ "MARZA ANIMATION PLANET NAMES THE NEXT RESIDENT EVIL CGI MOVIE". MARZA ANIMATION PLANET. March 25, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  6. ^ Lesnick, Silias (January 28, 2014). "Chris Colfer and Ron Perlman Will Lend Their Voices to RoboDog". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved January 29, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Harlock's Marza Animation Planet Prepares Robodog CG Film". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  8. ^ Blair, Gavin J. (May 8, 2013). "Japanese CGI House Marza Animation to Produce First Original Feature". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2017. 
  9. ^ "マーザ・アニメーションプラネットが贈る全編Unity映像『THE GIFT』を「Unite 2016 Tokyo」で初披露&解説 | 特集 | CGWORLD.jp" (in Japanese). April 13, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 

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