J.C.Staff

J.C.Staff Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社ジェー・シー・スタッフ, Hepburn: Kabushiki gaisha Jē Shī Sutaffu, J and C stand for "Japan Creative"), is a Japanese animation studio founded in January 1986 by Tomoyuki Miyata, who previously worked at Tatsunoko Production. The studio's first release was Yōtōden in 1987. They have produced several well-known anime series, such as Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, A Certain Magical Index, Date A Live, Toradora!, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., Maid Sama!, The Familiar of Zero, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou, A Certain Scientific Railgun, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Bakuman, Shakugan no Shana, Slayers, Little Busters!, Azumanga Daioh, Honey and Clover, A Certain Scientific Accelerator, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, and One Punch Man. Since 2005, the majority of their works have been directed by Takashi Watanabe, Ken'ichi Kasai and Yoshiaki Iwasaki.

J.C.Staff Co., Ltd.
Native name
株式会社ジェー・シー・スタッフ
Kabushiki gaisha Jē Shī Sutaffu
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryAnime
FoundedJanuary 18, 1986; 34 years ago (1986-01-18)
FounderTomoyuki Miyata
HeadquartersMusashino, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Tomoyuki Miyata, Michihisa Abe
Number of employees
162
Websitewww.jcstaff.co.jp

ProductionsEdit

TV seriesEdit

Title First run start date First run end date Original Broadcast Channel Genres Eps Note(s)
Metal Fighter Miku July 8, 1994 September 30, 1994 TV Tokyo Comedy, Science fiction, Sports 13 An anime television series created by Daisaku Ogawa.
Touma Kijin Den Oni October 5, 1995 March 21, 1996 TV Tokyo Supernatural 25 Based on the Japanese role-playing game ONI series.
Maze: The Mega-Burst Space April 2, 1997 September 24, 1997 TV Tokyo Mecha, Fantasy, Action, War 25 Based on a light novel series by Satoru Akahori.
Revolutionary Girl Utena April 2, 1997 December 24, 1997 TV Tokyo Psychological, Drama, Magical girl, Yuri, Romance 39 Adaptation of the manga by Chiho Saito.
Alice SOS April 6, 1998 January 28, 1999 NHK Adventure 14 An anime television series directed by Shingo Kaneko.
Kare Kano October 2, 1998 March 23, 1999 TV Tokyo Comedy-drama, Romance 26 Adaptation of the manga series by Masami Tsuda. Co-produced with Gainax.
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Begins October 3, 1998 March 27, 1999 TBS Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy 24 Based on the Sorcerous Stabber Orphen light novel and manga series by Yoshinobu Akita.
If I See You in My Dreams November 30, 1998 December 24, 1998 TBS Romance 16 Adaptation of the manga series by Noriyuki Yamahana. Also known as Yume de Aetara in Japanese.
Iketeru Futari February 2, 1999 February 26, 1999 TBS Comedy, Romance 16 Adaptation of the manga series by Takashi Sano.
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko April 4, 1999 September 26, 1999 TV Tokyo Action, Adventure, Science fiction 26 An anime television adaptation of the Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko novel series.
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Revenge October 2, 1999 March 26, 2000 TBS Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy 23 Sequel to Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Begins.
Excel Saga October 7, 1999 March 30, 2000 TV Tokyo Action, Parody, Science fiction, Comedy 26 Adaptation of the manga series by Rikdo Koshi.
UFO Baby March 28, 2000 February 26, 2002 NHK-BS2 Romantic comedy, Science fiction 78 Adaptation of the Daa! Daa! Daa! manga series by Mika Kawamura.
Descendants of Darkness October 2, 2000 December 18, 2000 Wowow Occult detective, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Yoko Matsushita.
Rune Soldier April 3, 2001 September 18, 2001 Wowow Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic, Shōnen 24 Adaptation of the light novel series by Ryo Mizuno.
PaRappa the Rapper April 14, 2001 January 11, 2002 Fuji TV Comedy, Action, Adventure 30 An anime television series aimed towards children. Co-produced with Production I.G.
A Little Snow Fairy Sugar October 2, 2001 March 26, 2002 TBS, GMA Network, QTV Channel 11, Hero TV Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of life 24 An anime television series developed by J.C.Staff.
Azumanga Daioh April 8, 2002 September 30, 2002 TV Tokyo Comedy, Slice of life 26 Adaptation of the manga series by Kiyohiko Azuma.
Ai Yori Aoshi April 11, 2002 September 26, 2002 Fuji TV Romantic comedy, Drama, Harem 24 Adaptation of the seinen manga by Kou Fumizuki
Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning October 1, 2002 March 25, 2003 TV Tokyo Detective, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Mystery/Tragedy 25 Adaptation of the manga series by Kyou Shirodaira and Eita Mizuno.
Nanaka 6/17 January 8, 2003 March 26, 2003 TV Tokyo Romantic comedy, Drama, Slice of life 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Ken Yagami.
Someday's Dreamers January 9, 2003 March 27, 2003 TV Asahi, All-Nippon News Network Fantasy, Drama, Romance 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Norie Yamada and Kumichi Yoshizuki.
Gunparade March: The New March February 6, 2003 April 24, 2003 MBS, TV Kanagawa Action, Mecha 12 Based on the Kōkidō Gensō Gunparade March video game developed by Alfa System.
Ikki Tōsen: Battle Vixens July 30, 2003 October 22, 2003 AT-X, TVK, Mie TV, Chiba TV, TV Saitama, Sun Television Action, Comedy 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Yuji Shiozaki.
R.O.D -THE TV- October 1, 2003 March 16, 2004 Fuji TV Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Science fantasy, Supernatural 26 An anime television series directed by Koji Masunari and scripted by Hideyuki Kurata. Co-produced with Studio Deen.
Shingetsutan Tsukihime October 9, 2003 December 25, 2003 Animax, TBS, BS-i Mystery, Romance, Supernatural 12 Adaptation of the dōjin visual novel by Type-Moon.
Ai Yori Aoshi: Enishi October 12, 2003 December 28, 2003 Chiba TV, TV Kanagawa, TVS Romantic Comedy, Drama, Harem 12 Sequel to Ai Yori Aoshi.
Maburaho October 14, 2003 April 6, 2004 Wowow Fantasy, Harem, Comedy 24 Adaptation of the light novel and manga series by Toshihiko Tsukiji.
Daphne in the Brilliant Blue January 15, 2004 July 3, 2004 TV Kanagawa Comedy, Science fiction 24 Sequel to the manga story.
Doki Doki School Hours April 4, 2004 June 27, 2004 TV Tokyo Comedy, High school, Slice of life 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Tamami Momose.
Melody of Oblivion April 6, 2004 September 21, 2004 TBS Mecha, Psychological, Surrealism, Horror 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Shinji Katakura. Co-produced with Gainax.
Starship Operators January 5, 2005 March 30, 2005 TV Tokyo Drama, Military science fiction, Space opera 13 Adaptation of the light novel series by Ryo Mizuno.
Mahoraba ~ Heartful Days ~ January 10, 2005 June 26, 2005 TV Tokyo Comedy, Drama, Romance 26 Adaptation of the manga series by Akira Kojima.
Best Student Council April 6, 2005 September 28, 2005 TV Tokyo, AT-X Action, Comedy, Slice of life 26 Adaptation of the manga series.
Loveless April 7, 2005 June 30, 2005 TV Asahi Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Shōnen-ai 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Yun Kōga.
Honey and Clover April 14, 2005 September 26, 2005 Fuji TV (Noitamina) Comedy-drama, Romance, Slice of life 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Chika Umino.
Oku-sama wa Mahō Shōjo: Bewitched Agnes July 4, 2005 September 25, 2005 Kids Station Magical girl, Comedy, Romance 13 An anime television series directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori. Co-produced with Media Factory and Amber Film Works.
Shakugan no Shana October 6, 2005 March 23, 2006 Animax, MBS, TVA, Teletama, Chiba TV, TV Kanagawa Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural 24 Adaptation of the light novel series by Yashichiro Takahashi.
Karin November 3, 2005 May 11, 2006 Wowow Romantic Comedy, Supernatural 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Yuna Kagesaki.
Yomigaeru Sora – Rescue Wings January 8, 2006 March 26, 2006 TV Tokyo, Animax Action, Adventure, Drama 13 An anime television series directed by Katsushi Sakurabi.
Honey and Clover II June 29, 2006 September 14, 2006 Fuji TV (Noitamina) Comedy-drama, Romance, Slice of life 12 Sequel to Honey and Clover.
The Familiar of Zero July 3, 2006 September 25, 2006 CTC Adventure, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy 13 Adaptation of the light novels by Noboru Yamaguchi.
Ghost Hunt October 3, 2006 March 27, 2007 TV Tokyo Occult detective 25 Based on a light novel series by Fuyumi Ono.
Living for the Day After Tomorrow October 5, 2006 December 21, 2006 TBS Drama, Fantasy, Romance 12 Adaptation of the manga series by J-ta Yamada.
Di Gi Charat December 22, 2006 December 23, 2006 TBS, BS-i Comedy, Fantasy, Science fiction, Romance 2 A spin-off of Di Gi Charat series.
Nodame Cantabile January 11, 2007 June 26, 2007 Fuji TV (Noitamina) Slice of life, Romantic Comedy, Drama, Classical music 23 Adaptation of the manga series by Tomoko Ninomiya.
Sky Girls July 5, 2007 December 27, 2007 Chiba TV Action, Drama, Mecha, Military 26 An anime television adaptation of Sky Girls OVA.
Potemayo July 6, 2007 September 21, 2007 Tokyo MX, Chiba TV, TV Kanagawa, Teletama, KBS Kyoto, SUN-TV, Mētele, AT-X Comedy 12 Adaptation of the yonkoma manga series by Haruka Ogataya.
The Familiar of Zero: Knight of the Twin Moons July 9, 2007 September 24, 2007 CTC, TVK Adventure, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy 12 Sequel to Zero no Tsukaima.
Shakugan no Shana II October 5, 2007 March 28, 2008 MBS, TBS, CBC, Animax Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural 24 Sequel to Shakugan no Shana.
KimiKiss: Pure Rouge October 6, 2007 March 24, 2008 CTC, TVK, TV Saitama, TV Aichi, MBS, RKB Drama, School life, Romance 24 Based on a dating simulation game by Enterbrain.
Sky Girls TV DVD Specials November 13, 2007 June 25, 2008 Chiba TV Comedy, Mecha, Science fiction, Military 9 The side story of Sky Girls.
Shigofumi: Letters from the Departed January 6, 2008 March 22, 2008 CTC, TVK, TV Saitama, KBS, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, MTV, BS11, GBS Drama, Fantasy, Psychological thriller 12 An anime television series created by Tomorō Yuzawa.
Nabari no Ou April 6, 2008 September 28, 2008 TV Tokyo Action, Comedy, Drama, Supernatural 26 Adaptation of the manga series by Yuhki Kamatani.
Slayers Revolution July 2, 2008 September 24, 2008 TV Tokyo Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery 13 Sequel to Slayers TRY.
The Familiar of Zero: Rondo of Princesses July 6, 2008 September 21, 2008 CTC, TVK Adventure, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy 12 Sequel to Zero no Tsukaima: Futatsuki no Kishi.
Toradora! October 2, 2008 March 26, 2009 TV Tokyo Drama, Romantic comedy 25 Adaptation of the light novel series by Yuyuko Takemiya.
A Certain Magical Index October 4, 2008 March 19, 2009 AT-X, Tokyo MX, Teletama, Chiba TV, MBS, TVK, CBC Action, Fantasy 24 Adaptation of the light novel series by Kazuma Kamachi.
Nodame Cantabile: Paris-Hen October 9, 2008 December 18, 2008 Fuji TV (Noitamina) Slice of life, Romantic comedy, Drama, Classical music 11 Sequel to Nodame Cantabile.
Slayers Evolution-R January 12, 2009 April 6, 2009 TV Tokyo Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery 13 Sequel to Slayers Revolution.
Hayate the Combat Butler!! April 3, 2009 September 18, 2009 TV Tokyo Action, Harem, Parody, Romantic comedy 25 The second season of Hayate the Combat Butler.
First Love Limited April 11, 2009 June 27, 2009 BS11 Digital Romantic comedy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Mizuki Kawashita. Also known as Hatsukoi Limited in Japanese.
Sweet Blue Flowers July 2, 2009 September 10, 2009 Fuji TV (Noise (TV programming block)) Drama, Romance, Yuri 11 Adaptation of the manga series by Takako Shimura.
Taishō Baseball Girls July 2, 2009 September 24, 2009 TBS Historical, Slice of life, Sports (Baseball) 12 Adaptation of the light novel series by Atsushi Kagurazaka.
A Certain Scientific Railgun October 3, 2009 March 20, 2010 Tokyo MX, MBS, Chiba TV, TVK, Teletama, AT-X Action, Comedy-drama, Science fantasy 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Kazuma Kamachi.
Nodame Cantabile: Finale January 14, 2010 March 25, 2010 Fuji TV (Noitamina) Slice of life, Romantic comedy, Drama, Classical music 11 The final season of Nodame Cantabile.
Maid Sama! April 1, 2010 September 23, 2010 TBS, BS-TBS, Animax Asia Romantic comedy 26 Adaptation of the shōjo manga series by Hiro Fujiwara.
The Betrayal Knows My Name April 11, 2010 September 19, 2010 Chiba TV Adventure, Fantasy, Shōnen-ai, Drama 24 Adaptation of the manga series Odagiri Hotaru.
Okami-san and Her Seven Companions July 1, 2010 September 16, 2010 AT-X, CTC, TVK, TV Saitama, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, Sun TV Action, Romantic comedy 12 Based on the Okami-san light novels by Masashi Okita.
Bakuman October 2, 2010 April 2, 2011 NHK-E Slice of life, Comedy-drama, Romance 25 Adaptation of the manga series by Tsugumi Ohba.
Otome Yōkai Zakuro October 4, 2010 December 27, 2010 ??? Supernatural, Historical, Romance, Comedy, Action 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Lily Hoshino.
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes October 7, 2010 December 23, 2010 Tokyo MX Detective, Mystery, Comedy 12 Adaptation of the manga by Bushiroad company.
A Certain Magical Index II October 8, 2010 April 1, 2011 AT-X, Tokyo MX, Teletama, Chiba TV, MBS, TVK, CBC Action, Fantasy 24 Sequel to Toaru Majutsu no Index.
Dream Eater Merry January 7, 2011 April 8, 2011 TBS, MBS, CBC, BS-TBS, RKK Action, Fantasy, Romance 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Ushiki Yoshitaka.
Aria the Scarlet Ammo April 14, 2011 June 30, 2011 TBS, CBC, MBS, MBC, BS-TBS Action, Harem, Romantic comedy 12 Based on a light novel series by Chūgaku Akamatsu.
Heaven's Memo Pad July 2, 2011 September 24, 2011 Chiba TV, TV Saitama, TV Kanagawa, Tokyo MX, AT-X, MBS, CBC Mystery 12 Based on a light novel series by Hikaru Sugii.
Twin Angel: Twinkle Paradise July 5, 2011 September 20, 2011 TV Kanagawa Magical girl 12 Based on a pachisuro game from Trivy and Sammy.
Bakuman. 2 October 1, 2011 March 24, 2012 NHK-E Slice of life, Comedy-drama, Romance 25 Sequel to Bakuman.
Kimi to Boku October 4, 2011 December 27, 2011 TV Tokyo Comedy, Slice of life 13 Based on a manga series by Kiichi Hotta.
Shakugan no Shana III: Final October 8, 2011 March 24, 2012 Tokyo MX, Chiba TV, TV Kanagawa, MBS, CBC, AT-X, BS11 Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural 24 The final season of Shakugan no Shana.
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes: Act 2 January 5, 2012 March 22, 2012 Tokyo MX Detective, Mystery, Comedy 12 Sequel to Tantei Opera Milky Holmes. Co-produced with Animation Studio Artland.
Kill Me Baby January 5, 2012 March 29, 2012 TBS Comedy, Slice of life 13 Adaptation of the yonkoma manga series by Kaduho.
The Familiar of Zero F January 7, 2012 March 24, 2012 AT-X Adventure, Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy 12 The final season of Zero no Tsukaima.
Waiting in the Summer January 10, 2012 March 27, 2012 TVA, KBS, AT-X Drama, Romantic comedy, Science fiction 12 An anime television series directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai.
Kimi to Boku 2 April 3, 2012 June 26, 2012 TV Tokyo Comedy, Slice of life 13 Sequel to Kimi to Boku.
La storia della Arcana Famiglia July 1, 2012 September 16, 2012 Sun TV, Chiba TV Action, Romance, Supernatural, Reverse Harem 12 Based on a visual novel series by HuneX and Comfort.
Joshiraku July 5, 2012 September 28, 2012 MBS, TBS, CBC, BS-TBS Comedy, Satire 13 Adaptation of the manga series by Kōji Kumeta.
Bakuman. 3 October 6, 2012 March 30, 2013 NHK-E Slice of life, Comedy-drama, Romance 25 Sequel to Bakuman. 2.
Little Busters! October 6, 2012 April 6, 2013 Tokyo MX, TV Kanagawa, MBS, TV Aichi, BS11, AT-X Drama, Fantasy, Romance 26 Adaptation of the visual novel developed by Key.
The Pet Girl of Sakurasou October 9, 2012 March 26, 2013 Tokyo MX, MBS, TVA, TVK, Animax Drama, Romantic comedy 24 Based on a light novel series by Hajime Kamoshida.
A Certain Scientific Railgun S April 12, 2013 September 27, 2013 Tokyo MX, AT-X Action, Comedy-drama, Science fantasy 24 Sequel to A Certain Scientific Railgun.
The "Hentai" Prince and the Stony Cat. April 13, 2013 June 29, 2013 Tokyo MX, TVA, MBS, BS11, RKB, TVh, Animax Harem, Romantic comedy, Supernatural 12 Based on a light novel series by Sou Sagara.
Futari wa Milky Holmes July 13, 2013 September 28, 2013 Tokyo MX Detective, Mystery, Comedy 12 Sequel to Tantei Opera Milky Holmes: Act 2. Co-produced with Nomad.
Golden Time October 3, 2013 March 27, 2014 MBS, Tokyo MX, CTC, TVK, TV Saitama, TV Aichi, BS11, AT-X Drama, Romantic comedy 24 Based on a light novel series by Yuyuko Takemiya.
Little Busters! Refrain October 5, 2013 December 28, 2013 Tokyo MX, MBS, TV Aichi, BS11, AT-X Drama, Fantasy, Romance 13 Sequel to Little Busters!.
Witchcraft Works January 5, 2014 March 23, 2014 Tokyo MX, TVA, AT-X, BS11, ABC Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Ryū Mizunagi.
selector infected WIXOSS April 3, 2014 June 19, 2014 MBS, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, AT-X, BS11 Dark fantasy, Psychological 12 An anime series in collaboration with Takara Tomy and Warner Entertainment Japan.
Dai-Shogun – Great Revolution April 9, 2014 June 26, 2014 Tokyo MX, Sun TV, BS11, KBS, MTV, TV Saitama, CTC, TVK, GBS, TVQ Action, Historical, Harem 12 An anime television series directed by Takashi Watanabe. Co-produced with A.C.G.T.
Magimoji Rurumo July 9, 2014 September 24, 2014 AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, Sun TV, TV Aichi, BS11, NBC Supernatural, Slapstick 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Wataru Watanabe.
Love Stage!! July 9, 2014 September 10, 2014 Tokyo MX, Sun TV, BS11, MTV, TV Saitama, CTC, TVK, GBS, TVQ, Anime Network Romantic comedy, Yaoi 10 Adaptation of the manga series by Eiki Eiki.
selector spread WIXOSS October 4, 2014 December 20, 2014 MBS, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, AT-X, BS11 Dark fantasy, Psychological 12 Sequel to selector infected WIXOSS.
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes TD January 4, 2015 March 28, 2015 Tokyo MX Detective, Mystery, Comedy 12 Sequel to Futari wa Milky Holmes. Co-produced with Nomad.
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma April 3, 2015 September 25, 2015 TBS, MBS, CBC, BS-TBS, Animax, Tokyo MX, BS11 Comedy 24 Adaptation of the manga series by Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki.
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? April 4, 2015 June 27, 2015 Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, BS11, AT-X, TV Aichi Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Romance 13 Based on a light novel series by Fujino Ōmori. Also known as DanMachi.
Shimoneta July 4, 2015 September 19, 2015 AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, CTC, TVK, Sun TV, TV Aichi, BS11 Comedy 12 Based on a light novel series by Hirotaka Akagi.
Prison School July 10, 2015 September 25, 2015 Tokyo MX, KBS, Sun TV, TV Aichi, BS11, AT-X Comedy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Akira Hiramoto.
Heavy Object October 2, 2015 March 25, 2016 Tokyo MX, MBS, TVA, BS11, AT-X Action, Mecha, Science fiction 24 Based on a light novel series by Kazuma Kamachi.
Flying Witch April 9, 2016 June 25, 2016 NTV, Sun TV, RAB, BS Nittele, MMT Comedy, Slice of life, Supernatural 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Chihiro Ishizuka.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate July 2, 2016 September 24, 2016 TBS, MBS, CBC, BS-TBS, Animax, Tokyo MX, BS11 Comedy 13 Sequel to Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. July 4, 2016 December 26, 2016 TV Tokyo, TV Aichi, TV Osaka, TV Hokkaido Comedy, Slice of life, Supernatural 120 Adaptation of the manga series by Shūichi Asō. Co-produced with EGG FIRM.
Taboo-Tattoo July 4, 2016 September 19, 2016 TV Tokyo, AT-X, BS Japan Action, Adventure 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Shinjirō.
Amanchu! July 8, 2016 September 22, 2016 AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, SBS, KBS, BS11 Comedy, School, Slice of life 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Kozue Amano.
Lostorage incited WIXOSS October 8, 2016 December 24, 2016 BS11, Tokyo MX, KBS, Sun TV, TV Asahi Channel 1 Game, Psychological 12 An anime part of the multimedia franchise, WIXOSS.
Urara Meirocho January 5, 2017 March 23, 2017 TBS, CBC, Sun TV, BS-TBS, TBS Channel 1 Comedy 12 Adaptation of the yonkoma manga series by Harikamo.
Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club January 6, 2017 March 25, 2017 AT-X, TVO, TVK, TVA Sports 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Noriyuki Matsumoto. Co-produced by A.C.G.T.
Schoolgirl Strikers January 7, 2017 April 1, 2017 Tokyo MX, BS11, AT-X, KBS, Sun TV Science Fiction, School 13 Adaptation of the Japanese social network game by Square Enix
Marginal#4 KISS Kara Tsukuru Big Bang January 12, 2017 March 30, 2017 ??? Comedy, School, Music 12 Based on the Marginal #4 franchise by Rejet.
Alice & Zoroku April 2, 2017 June 25, 2017 Tokyo MX, KBS, Sun TV, BS11, AT-X Fantasy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Tetsuya Imai.
Twin Angel Break April 7, 2017 June 23, 2017 Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, KBS, Sun TV, BS11, TVQ Magical Girl 12 Based on a pachisuro game from Sammy and Trivy.
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Sword Oratoria April 14, 2017 June 30, 2017 Tokyo MX, KBS, Sun TV, BS11 Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Romance 12 Based on a light novel series by Fujino Ōmori. Also known as DanMachi.
Vatican Miracle Examiner July 7, 2017 September 22, 2017 WOWOW, Tokyo MX, AT-X, Sun TV, KBS, TV Aichi, BS11, TVQ Mystery, Supernatural, Drama 12 Based on a light novel series by Rin Fujiki.
UQ Holder!: Magister Negi Magi! 2 October 2, 2017 December 18, 2017 Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS, BS11, AT-X, TVK Action, Sci-Fi, Magic, Fantasy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Ken Akamatsu.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Third Plate October 3, 2017 June 24, 2018 TBS, MBS, CBC, BS-TBS, Animax, Tokyo MX, BS11 Comedy 24 Third season of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma.
Children of the Whales October 8, 2017 December 24, 2017 Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS, BS11 Sci-Fi, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Abi Umeda.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. 2 January 17, 2018 June 27, 2018 Netflix Comedy, Slice of life, Supernatural 24 Sequel to The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Co-produced with EGG FIRM.
Lostorage conflated WIXOSS April 6, 2018 June 22, 2018 Tokyo MX, BS11 Game, Psychological 12 Sequel to Lostorage incited WIXOSS.
An anime part of the multimedia franchise, WIXOSS.
Amanchu! Advance April 7, 2018 June 23, 2018 AT-X, Tokyo MX, BS11 Comedy, School, Slice of life 12 Sequel to Amanchu!
Last Period April 12, 2018 June 28, 2018 Tokyo MX, ABC, BS11, AT-X Adventure, Fantasy, Magic 12 Based on the Japanese role-playing game by Happy Elements.
Back Street Girls July 4, 2018 September 5, 2018 BS11, Tokyo MX, MBS Comedy 10 Adaptation of the manga series by Jasmine Gyuh.
Angels of Death July 6, 2018 September 21, 2018 AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, Sun TV, BS11, TVQ Horror 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Kudan Naduka and Makoto Sanada.
Planet With July 8, 2018 September 23, 2018 Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11, AT-X Mecha, Psychological, Black Comedy 12 An anime television series created by Satoshi Mizukami.
Hi Score Girl July 13, 2018 September 28, 2018 Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11 Romantic comedy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Rensuke Oshikiri.
Production co-operation.
Animation by Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment.[1]
A Certain Magical Index III October 5, 2018 April 5, 2019 AT-X, Tokyo MX, Teletama, Chiba TV, MBS, TVK, CBC Action, Fantasy 26 Sequel to A Certain Magical Index II.
Million Arthur October 25, 2018 June 27, 2019 Tokyo MX, BS11, AT-X, SUN, TVA Action, Adventure, Fantasy 23 Based on the Japanese massively multiplayer online role playing game by Square Enix.
Date A Live III January 11, 2019 March 29, 2019 AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, TVA, SUN, BS11, TVQ, JAITS, TwellV, Animax Romantic comedy, Science fiction 12 Sequel to Date A Live II.
One-Punch Man 2 April 9, 2019 July 2, 2019 TV Tokyo Superhero, Action, Comedy 12 Sequel to One Punch Man.
The Demon Girl Next Door July 11, 2019 September 26, 2019 TBS, BS-TBS Comedy, Magic, Slice of Life 12 Adaptation of the yonkoma manga series by Izumi Itō.
A Certain Scientific Accelerator July 12, 2019 September 27, 2019 AT-X, Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11 Action, Comedy-drama, Science fantasy 12 Adaptation of the manga series by Kazuma Kamachi.
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? July 13, 2019 September 28, 2019 Tokyo MX, GTV, GYT, BS11, AT-X, MBS, TVA, NCC Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy 12 Adaptation of the light novel series by Dachima Inaka.
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? II July 13, 2019 September 28, 2019 Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, BS11, AT-X, TV Aichi Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Romance 12 Sequel to DanMachi.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Fourth Plate October 12, 2019 December 28, 2019 TBS, MBS, CBC, BS-TBS, Animax, Tokyo MX, BS11 Comedy 12 Fourth season of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma.
Hi Score Girl II October 25, 2019 December 20, 2019 Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11 Romantic comedy 9 Sequel to Hi Score Girl.
Production co-operation.
Animation by Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment.
A Certain Scientific Railgun T January 10, 2020 TBA AT-X, Tokyo MX, BS11, MBS Action, Comedy-drama, Science fantasy 25 Sequel to A Certain Scientific Railgun S.
Mewkledreamy April 5, 2020 TBA TV Tokyo Fantasy TBA Adaptation of the Mewkledreamy character by Sanrio.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Fifth Plate April 10, 2020 TBA TBS, MBS, CBC, BS-TBS, Animax, Tokyo MX, BS11 Comedy TBA Fifth season of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma.
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III October 2020 TBA Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, BS11, AT-X, TV Aichi Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Romance TBA Sequel to DanMachi II.
Skate-Leading Stars 2020 TBA TBA School, Sports TBA An anime television series created by Gorō Taniguchi.[2]
Mahō Tsukai ni Narenakatta Onna no Ko no Hanashi. 2021 TBA TBA Fantasy TBA Adaptation of novel by Yuzuki Akasaka.[3]

FilmsEdit

Title Release date Genres Note(s)
Wrath of the Ninja May 27, 1989 Historical fantasy The compilation movie version of Yōtōden.
Gude Crest - The Emblem of Gude June 23, 1990 Adventure, Fantasy Based on a fantasy novel by Reiko Hikawa.
Darkside Blues October 8, 1994 Action, Fantasy, Science fiction Adaptation of the manga series by Hideyuki Kikuchi.
Slayers The Motion Picture August 5, 1995 Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery Based on a light novel by Hajime Kanzaka.
Slayers Return August 3, 1996 Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery The 2nd film of Slayers saga.
Slayers Great August 2, 1997 Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery The 3rd film of Slayers saga.
Maze Bakunetsu Jikuu: Tenpen Kyoui no Giant April 25, 1998 Mecha, Fantasy, Action, War Based on a light novel series by Satoru Akahori.
Slayers Gorgeous August 1, 1998 Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery The 4th film of Slayers saga.
Adolescence of Utena August 14, 1999 Adventure, Fantasy, Sword and sorcery Retelling story of Revolutionary Girl Utena
Azumanga Daioh: The Very Short Movie December 22, 2001 Comedy, Slice of life A six-minute trailer released to movie theaters to publicize the upcoming TV series.
Shakugan no Shana Movie April 21, 2007 Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural Based on the first novel of Shakugan no Shana.
A Certain Magical Index: The Movie – The Miracle of Endymion February 23, 2013 Action, Fantasy A film adaptation of Toaru Majutsu no Index.
Selector Destructed WIXOSS February 13, 2016 Dark Fantasy, Psychological A continuation of Selector Spread WIXOSS.
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion February 15, 2019 Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Romance An original story of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?.
KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! Legend of Crimson August 30, 2019 Comedy, Fantasy A film adaptation of KonoSuba.
Kud Wafter September 2020 Drama, Romance An adaptation of Key's visual novel.[4]

Original video animationsEdit

Title Release start date Release end date Genres Episodes Note(s)
Elf 17 January 14, 1987 January 14, 1987 Adventure, Comedy 1
Yōtōden May 21, 1987 May 11, 1988 Historical fantasy 3 Adaptation of novel by Takeshi Narumi.
Kosuke and Rikimaru: Dragon of Konpei Island September 23, 1988 September 23, 1988 Action, Adventure, Super Power 1
Cleopatra DC April 28, 1989 May 24, 1991 Comedy, Adventure 3 Adaptation of the manga series by Kaoru Shintani.
Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma May 1, 1989 June 1, 1989 Adventure, Horror, Supernatural 2 Adaptation of the manga by Kei Kusunoki.
Earthian July 26, 1989 December 21, 1996 Shōnen-ai, Science fiction 4 Adaptation of the manga by Yun Kōga.
Yajikita Gakuen Dōchūki September 15, 1989 July 25, 1991 Martial Arts, School 2 Adaptation of the manga by Ryoko Shitto. Also known as Yaji and Kita's School Diary.
Guardian of Darkness March 23, 1990 January 24, 1992 Horror, Science fiction 3 An anime OVAs by Osamu Yamazaki. Also known as Takegami: Guardian of Darkness.
Osu!! Karate Bu October 21, 1990 July 25, 1992 Action, Martial arts 4 Adaption of the manga series by Koji Takahashi.
The Heroic Legend of Arslan August 17, 1991 September 21, 1995 Fantasy, Adventure, Action 6 Adaptation of fantasy novel series by Yoshiki Tanaka. (Episodes 3 to 6 only)
Chō Bakumatsu Shōnen Seiki Takamaru November 1, 1991 December 20, 1991 Action, Comedy, Fantasy 2
Gensou Jotan Ellcia October 23, 1992 September 23, 1993 Adventure, Fantasy 4
Neko Hiki no Ororane November 26, 1992 November 26, 1992 Fantasy 1
Apfelland Monogatari December 12, 1992 December 12, 1992 Adventure, Drama, Historical 1 Adaptation of the manga by Yoshiki Tanaka. Also known as Apfel Land Story.
Super Dimension Century Orguss 02 December 5, 1993 April 25, 1995 Adventure, Mecha, Military science fiction 6 Sequel to Super Dimension Century Orguss.
8 Man After August 21, 1993 November 22, 1993 Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Drama 4 Based on a manga series by Kazumasa Hirai and Jiro Kuwata.
New Dominion Tank Police October 21, 1993 October 21, 1994 Comedy, Science fiction, Cyberpunk 6 Sequel to Dominion.
Konpeki no Kantai December 1, 1993 August 1, 2003 Alternate history 32 An anime OVA series directed by Takeyuki Kanda and Hiromichi Matano.
I Shall Never Return June 21, 1994 June 21, 1994 Yaoi 1 Adaptation of the manga series by Kazuna Uchida.
Bounty Dog October 1, 1994 November 1, 1994 Science fiction 2 Co-produced with Animate Film
Captain Tsubasa: Holland Youth November 6, 1994 November 6, 1994 Sports (Association football) 1
Tokyo Revelation April 21, 1995 June 21, 1995 Action, Horror, Science fiction 2 Based on the manga series of the same name. Known in Japan as Shin Megami Tensei: Tōkyō Mokushiroku.
Level C July 14, 1995 July 14, 1995 Yaoi 1 Adaptation of the manga series by Futaba Aoi and Mitsuba Kurenai.
Galaxy Fraulein Yuna: Siren's Sadness September 21, 1995 November 22, 1995 Comedy, Magical girl, Mecha 2 The first Galaxy Fraulein Yuna anime OVAs.
Kodomo no Omocha (OVA) December 16, 1995 December 16, 1995 Romantic comedy, Drama 1 Adaptation of the manga series by Miho Obana.
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko March 6, 1996 June 5, 1996 Action, Adventure, Science fiction 3 Based on a novel series by Shoji Takashi.
Battle Arena Toshinden June 21, 1996 August 21, 1996 Martial arts 2 Based on the Battle Arena Toshinden video game series.
Maze: The Mega-Burst Space OVA July 24, 1996 September 21, 1996 Mecha, Fantasy, Action, War 2 Based on a light novel by Satoru Akahori.
Slayers Special July 25, 1996 May 25, 1997 Fantasy comedy 3 Adaptation of the light novel series by Hajime Kanzaka. Co-produced by Bandai Visual, Kadokawa Shoten and Marubeni.
Garzey's Wing September 21, 1996 April 9, 1997 Fantasy, Action, Romance 3 An anime OVAs directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino.
Hurricane Polymar: Holy Blood September 21, 1996 February 21, 1997 Adventure, Science fiction 2 Remake of Hurricane Polymar. Co-produced with Tatsunoko Production.
Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer September 27, 1996 January 31, 1997 Action, Ecchi, Martial Arts, Science fiction, Shōnen 3 Based on the Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer game directed by Masami Ōbari.
Galaxy Fraulein Yuna: The Abyssal Fairy December 21, 1996 May 21, 1997 Comedy, Magical girl, Mecha 3 The second Galaxy Fraulein Yuna anime OVAs.
Kyokujitsu no Kantai February 21, 1997 2002 Alternate history 15 A spin-off of Konpeki no Kantai.
Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko II August 6, 1997 December 22, 1997 Action, Adventure, Science fiction 3 Sequel to Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko.
Detatoko Princess December 1, 1997 May 21, 1998 Comedy, Fantasy 3 Adaptation of the manga series by Hitoshi Okuda.
Slayers Excellent October 25, 1998 March 25, 1999 Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy 3 Sequel to Slayers Special.
Cat Soup 21 February 2001 21 February 2001 Comedy, Dementia, Psychological 1 Based on the work of manga artist Nekojiru.
Puni Puni Poemy March 7, 2001 March 7, 2001 Adventure, Comedy, Magical girl, Science fiction, Ecchi, Parody, Yuri 2 Spin-off of Excel Saga directed by Shinichi Watanabe.
Alien Nine June 25, 2001 February 25, 2002 Action, Biopunk, Horror, Science fiction, Thriller 4 Adaptation of the manga series by Hitoshi Tomizawa.
Armored Troopers J-Phoenix PF Lips Team May 12, 2002 February 26, 2004 Comedy, Mecha 3 An anime OVAs based on Takara's videogames.
Eiken June 25, 2003 June 23, 2004 Comedy, Ecchi, Harem 2 Adaptation of the manga series by Seiji Matsuyama.
A Little Snow Fairy Sugar: Summer Special August 21, 2003 August 28, 2003 Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of life 2 Set four years after the conclusion of the TV series.
Doki Doki School Hours (OVA) August 4, 2004 February 2, 2005 Comedy, High school, Slice of life 7 Sequel to the TV series (episodes 14-20).
Sky Girls August 25, 2006 August 25, 2006 Action, Drama, Mecha, Military 1 Co-produced with Konami.
Shakugan no Shana SP December 8, 2006 December 8, 2006 Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural 1 Takes place after the events of episode 13 of Shakugan no Shana.
Shakugan no Shana S October 23, 2009 September 29, 2010 Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural 4 An anime OVAs of Shakugan no Shana II.
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Alternative August 25, 2012 January 9, 2013 Detective, Mystery, Comedy 2 The side story of Tantei Opera Milky Holmes.
Co-produced with Animation Studio Artland.
Kill Me Baby Super October 16, 2013 October 16, 2013 Comedy, Slice of life 1 Sequel to Kill Me Baby.
Little Busters! EX January 29, 2014 July 30, 2014 Drama, Fantasy, Romance 8 Based on the Little Busters! Ecstasy visual novel.
Kaitou Tenshi Twin Angel: Kyun Kyun☆Tokimeki Paradise!! OVA January 30, 2015 January 30, 2015 Magical girl 2 An anime OVAs of Twin Angel: Twinkle Paradise.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma July 4, 2016 July 4, 2016 Comedy 1 Adaptation of the manga series by Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki.

Video gamesEdit

Title Release year Genres Note(s)
Psychic Force 1996 Fighting Opening animation
Langrisser III 1996 Tactical role-playing game Opening animation
Guilty Gear X 2000 Fighting Opening animation
Shining Force EXA 2007 Action role-playing game Opening animation
Mega Man ZX Advent 2007 Action, Platform, Metroidvania Cutscene animation
A Certain Scientific Railgun 2011 Visual novel Cutscene animation
Sol Trigger 2012 Role-playing Cutscene animation[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "J.C. Staff Producer Yuji Matsukura Says Hi Score Girl Was Not Originally Intended to be 3D Anime". Anime News Network. April 14, 2019. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "Code Geass & Black Butler Creators, J.C. Staff Make Skate-Leading Stars TV Anime". Anime News Network. December 1, 2019. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Project Anima Announces Results of 'Another World/Fantasy' Anime Contest". Anime News Network. October 25, 2018. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  4. ^ "Kud Wafter Anime Crowdfunding Reaches Last Goal for Film Screening". Anime News Network. September 25, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "Sol Trigger PSP Game's Story, Cyril Videos Posted". Anime News Network. July 6, 2012.

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