Kitayama Eiga Seisakujo

Kitayama Eiga Seisakujo (Kitayama Movie Factory) was the first true animation studio in Japan. It was founded by Seitaro Kitayama in 1921.[1][2][3]


  • Kiatsu to Mizuage Ponpu (Atmospheric pressure and suction pumps) (1921)
  • Shokubutsu Seiri: Seishoku no Maki (Plant Physiology: Story of Reproduction) (1922)
  • Usagi to Kame (Rabbit and Tortoise) (1924)


  1. ^ "Seitaro Kitayama | List of Authors | Japanese Animated Film Classics". Retrieved 2021-09-14.
  2. ^ Brashear, Laurie. "LibGuides: Film and Media Studies: Japanese Animation". Retrieved 2021-09-14.
  3. ^ "The History of Anime: The Beginnings - Learn more at Japan Centric". Japan Centric. 2020-03-08. Retrieved 2021-09-14.