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Artland (company)

Artland Inc.
Kabushiki kaisha
Industry Animation
Founded September 14, 1978
Headquarters Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hidenobu Watanabe (Representative Director and President)
Products Anime
Services Animation production
Number of employees
46 (as of July 2010)
Parent Marvelous
Animation Studio Artland Inc.
Kabushiki kaisha
Industry Animation
Founded December 1, 2010
Headquarters Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Kuniharu Okano (President)
Products Anime
Services Animation production
Owner Kuniharu Okano
Number of employees
26 (as of November 2013)

Artland Inc. (株式会社アートランド Kabushiki-gaisha Ātorando) is a Japanese animation studio. It has produced numerous noted anime series, including the award-winning Mushishi and epic Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Its latest series is the adaption of the light novel Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaō. It is also well known for producing the anime adaptation of Katekyō Hitman Reborn!.

In December 2010, Animation Studio Artland Inc. (株式会社アニメーションスタジオ・アートランド Kabushiki-gaisha Animēshon Sutajio Ātorando) was established and Artland Inc.'s animation production business was transferred to the new company.

Artist and character designer Haruhiko Mikimoto is a member of Artland, as well as director Noburo Ishiguro.


  • History 1
  • Works 2
    • Artland Inc. 2.1
      • Other involvement and animation assistance 2.1.1
    • Animation Studio Artland Inc. 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


On March 17, 2006, Marvelous Entertainment announced that Artland would become a subsidiary of Marvelous Entertainment Inc., effective on April 3, 2006.[1] Subsequently, Artland became a kabushiki-gaisha.

On 2010-11-15, Marvelous Entertainment Inc. announced the split of Artland Inc.'s animation department into Animation Studio Artland Inc., effective on 2010-12-01. All shares of the new company then were transferred to Kuniharu Okano.[2]


Artland Inc.

Other involvement and animation assistance

Animation Studio Artland Inc.


  1. ^ 有限会社アートランドの子会社化に関するお知らせ (22.27 KB)
  2. ^ 当社子会社の会社分割(新設分割)及び異動に関するお知らせ

External links

  • Official website (Animation Stuido Artland Inc.) (Japanese)
  • Artland at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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