Geek Toys, Inc. (Japanese: 株式会社ギークトイズ, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Gīku Toizu) is a Japanese animation studio based in Nakano, Tokyo.

Geek Toys, Inc.
Native name
株式会社ギークトイズ
Kabushiki-gaisha Gīku Toizu
Company typeKabushiki gaisha
IndustryJapanese animation
FoundedOctober 2017; 6 years ago (2017-10)
DefunctJuly 1, 2023
FateMerged with Geek Pictures
Headquarters
3-35-13 Yayoimachi, Nakano, Tokyo
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Japan
Number of locations
2
Key people
  • Tamotsu Kosano (president)
  • Junichi Takagi (director)[1]
Total equity¥ 10,000,000
Number of employees
35
ParentGeek Pictures, Inc.
Websitegeektoys.co.jp
Footnotes / references
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Establishment

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The studio was founded in South Kōenji, Tokyo in October 2017 by Tamotsu Kosano, serving a subsidiary of Japanese mass media corporation Geek Pictures, before moving to Nakano, Tokyo in February 2020.[4]

On July 3, 2023, Geek Toys announced that it had merged with its parent company, Geek Pictures on July 1 that same year, with Geek Pictures remaining as the surviving company, whilst also inheriting Geek Toys' business, rights and obligations.[5]

Works

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Television series

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Title Director(s) First run start date First run end date Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
RErideD: Derrida, who leaps through time Takuya Satō October 3, 2018 (2018-10-03) December 19, 2018 (2018-12-19) 12 Original work. [6]
Hensuki Itsuki Imazaki July 8, 2019 (2019-07-08) September 23, 2019 (2019-09-23) 12 Adaptation of the light novel series by Tomo Hanama. [7]
Plunderer Hiroyuki Kanbe January 8, 2020 (2020-01-08) June 24, 2020 (2020-06-24) 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Suu Minazuki. [8]
Fantasia Sango - Realm of Legends Shunsuke Machitani January 11, 2022 (2022-01-11) March 29, 2022 (2022-03-29) 12 Adaptation of the Fantasia Sango video game series by UserJoy Technology. [9]
Date A Live IV Jun Nakagawa April 8, 2022 (2022-04-08) June 24, 2022 (2022-06-24) 12 Sequel to Date A Live III. [10]
Ningen Fushin: Adventurers Who Don't Believe in Humanity Will Save the World Itsuki Imazaki January 10, 2023 (2023-01-10) March 28, 2023 (2023-03-28) 12 Adaptation of the light novel series by Shinta Fuji. [11]
Dead Mount Death Play Manabu Ono
Yoshihiro Satsuma
April 11, 2023 (2023-04-11) December 26, 2023 (2023-12-26) 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Ryohgo Narita. [12]
Liar, Liar Satoru Ono
Naoki Matsuura
July 8, 2023 (2023-07-08) September 23, 2023 (2023-09-23) 12 Adaptation of the light novel series by Haruki Kuō. [13]
Migi & Dali Mankyū October 2, 2023 (2023-10-02) December 25, 2023 (2023-12-25) 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Nami Sano.
Co-animated with CompTown.
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Date A Live V Jun Nakagawa April 10, 2024 (2024-04-10) TBA TBA Sequel to Date A Live IV. [15]

Films

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Title Director(s) Release Date Note(s) Ref(s)
Date A Bullet: Dead or Bullet Jun Nakagawa August 14, 2020 (2020-08-14) Adaptation of the light novel series by Yuichiro Higashide and Kōshi Tachibana.
Spin-off of Date A Live.
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Date A Bullet: Nightmare or Queen Jun Nakagawa November 13, 2020 (2020-11-13) Sequel to Date A Bullet: Dead or Bullet. [17]

References

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  1. ^ "Junichi Takagi". Facebook. Retrieved April 2, 2023.
  2. ^ "About us". geekpictures.co.jp. Retrieved September 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "about". geektoys.co.jp (in Japanese). Archived from the original on January 21, 2021. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "公式サイトリニューアル" [Official website renewal]. geektoys.co.jp (in Japanese). February 21, 2020. Retrieved November 5, 2022.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "ギークピクチュアズとギークトイズ 合併に関するお知らせ". プレスリリース・ニュースリリース配信シェアNo.1|PR TIMES. 2023-07-03. Retrieved 2023-10-05.
  6. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (August 31, 2018). "RErideD Anime Reveals Visual, 10 Character Visuals". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  7. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (March 24, 2019). "Kawaikereba Hentai demo Suki ni Natte Kuremasuka? Anime's Video Reveals More Cast, Staff, Summer Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  8. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (March 21, 2019). "Oreimo's Hiroyuki Kanbe Directs TV Anime of Suu Minazuki's Plunderer Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  9. ^ Egan, Loo (July 30, 2021). "Taiwanese RPG Series Fantasia Sango Gets October TV Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 30, 2021.
  10. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (January 17, 2022). "Date A Live IV Anime's Promo Video Reveals More Cast, Theme Song Artists, April Debut". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 17, 2022.
  11. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (October 11, 2022). "'Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World' TV Anime Premieres in January". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 11, 2022.
  12. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (November 15, 2022). "Ryohgo Narita's Dead Mount Death Play Manga Gets TV Anime in April 2023". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 15, 2022.
  13. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (May 22, 2023). "Liar Liar Anime Reveals July 8 Premiere Date". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 22, 2023.
  14. ^ Loo, Egan (August 27, 2023). "Migi & Dali Anime Reveals 7 More Cast Members, October 2 Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 27, 2023.
  15. ^ Cayanan, Joanna (February 15, 2024). "Date A Live V Anime's 1st Promo Video Reveals April Premiere, Previews Opening Song by Miyu Tomita". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 15, 2024.
  16. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (March 21, 2020). "Date A Bullet Anime Reveals Staff, Theatrical Anime Format, Visual". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
  17. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (July 10, 2020). "Date A Bullet Theatrical Anime Reveals 2-Part Premiere, Trailer, Songs". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
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