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
Tokyo, Japan; Burbank, California
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 a branch in Burbank, California.

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]

  • Sonic: Night of the Werehog (2008)
  • The Gift (2016) (Created using Unity)[6]
  • Robodog (discontinued project)

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. ^ "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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