September 14, 1978
Artland Inc. (株式会社アートランド) is a Japanese animation studio. It has produced numerous noted anime series, including the award-winning Mushishi and epic Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Their latest series was the adaption of the light novel Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaō. It is also well known for producing manga adaptation 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) was established and Artland Inc.'s animation production business was transferred to the new company.
On March 17, 2006, Marvelous Entertainment announced that Artland would become a subsidiary of Marvelous Entertainment Inc., effective on April 3, 2006. 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.
|Original Japanese Staff|
|Super Dimension Fortress Macross|
|Super Dimensional Fortress Southern Cross|
|Genesis Climber MOSPEADA|
|Robotech Adaptation Staff|
|The Original Robotech Series|