Studio Hibari

Studio Hibari, Inc. (Japanese: 株式会社スタジオ雲雀, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Sutajio Hibari) is a Japanese animation studio founded in July 1979 by Hiroyoshi Mitsunobu and his wife Sachiko. In 1985 Hiroyoshi Mitsunobu fell ill and Sachiko Mitsunobu was appointed president. During that time Seiji Mitsunobu (Hiroyoshi and Sachiko's son) was appointed CEO.[2]

Studio Hibari, Inc.
Native name
Kabushiki-gaisha Sutajio Hibari
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryJapanese animation
FoundedJuly 1979; 41 years ago (1979-07)
HeadquartersNerima, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hiroyoshi Mitsunobu (Original founder)
Sachiko Mitsunobu (President)
Seiji Mitsunobu (CEO)
Number of employees
SubsidiariesLarx Entertainment


  • LARX Entertainment Co., Ltd. (株式会社ラークスエンタテインメント): A computer animation studio established in 2006-07.[3]
  • Lerche (ラルケ): An animation brand established in 2011 by the studio. The majority of the projects from Studio Hibari have been made under this brand since the creation of it instead of using the Studio Hibari brand, which have been used more for other venues like production in anime.[4][5]


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  1. ^ "company | 株式会社スタジオ雲雀 公式サイト". Studio Hibari. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  2. ^ "A Guide To Anime Studios". AnimeStyle. 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ ラークスエンタテインメント (in Japanese). Works Corporations. Archived from the original on September 1, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
  4. ^ アニメの3大源流とその系譜 ~東映・虫プロ・タツノコ〜 (PDF) (in Japanese). March 13, 2013. p. 16. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 8, 2014. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
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  6. ^ Ross, Carlos (July 30, 2012). "Sleeping with Hinako". T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews.
    Bertram, Rebecca (January 1, 2015). "Im Bett mit Hinako". (in German).
  7. ^ "Kanna Kii's Umibe no Étranger Boys-Love Manga Gets Anime Film Next Summer". Anime News Network. October 24, 2019. Retrieved October 24, 2019.

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