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Company Info

Company Name SATELIGHT Inc.
Establishment Dec.1995
Address

【Head Office】Shin Tokyo Kaikan 2F, 1-34-6 Asagaya Minami,Suginami-ku,Tokyo 166-0004 Japan Tel. +81-3-5305-5890 Fax. +81-3-5929-0242

Capital 275,074,850 Yen
Executives Representative Director Michiaki Sato
Executive Director Shoji Kawamori
Director Yoshiki Ito
Director(Part Time) Shinichi Ito
Director(Part Time) Shigetsugu Yokozeni
Auditor Toshiaki Ishiyama
Number of employees 108 *as of July 2018
Purpose of Business Producing animations and operating its related business
Principal Stockholder SANKYO CO., LTD.
Main Clients KADOKAWA CORPORATION
King Records Co., Ltd.
Kodansha Ltd.
Sotsu Co., Ltd.
Dentsu Inc.
Nippon Television Network Corporation
Hakuhodo Incorporated
Bandai Co., Ltd.
Bandai Visual Co., Ltd.
Namco Bandai Games Inc.
Pony Canyon Inc.
Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.

Company History

1995

  • December Founded in Sapporo, Hokkaido.

1996

  • April Produced the world’s first fully digital TV series animation “Bit the Cupid”.
  • June Accredited by the “Specific new business law” enforced by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

1998

  • April Founded a production studio in Tokyo (Narita Higashi, Suginami-ku).

2001

  • January Announced an original animation “Earth Girl Arjuna”.
  • April Announced an original animation “Gene Shaft”.
  • September Became independent from B.U.G., Inc.

2002

  • October Announced an original animation “Heat Guy J”.

2003

  • July Founded an office in Tokyo (Narita Higashi, Suginami-ku).

2004

  • March “Macross Zero” received the outstanding award in the Original Video section of the Tokyo Anime Award at the Tokyo International Anime Fair 2004.
  • April Moved its Tokyo office and studios to Asagaya Minami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo.
  • August Founded an editing studio in Tokyo (Narita Higashi, Suginami-ku).

2005

  • April Announced an original animation “Genesis of Aquarion”.
  • October Announced an original animation “Noein:to your other self”.

2006

  • August Relocated the head office from Hokkaido to Tokyo (Asagaya Minami, Suginami-ku), and formed a capital alliance with SANKYO Co., Ltd in order to strengthen the company’s financial and business position. Joined the SANKYO Group.

2007

  • April Announced an original animation “Kissdum R – ENGAGE planet -“.

2008

  • October “Macross Frontier” received the Contents Production Staff Award in the 23rd Digital Contents Grand Prix.

2009

  • March “Macross Frontier” received an award of best TV animation at the 8th Tokyo Anime Award held at Tokyo International Anime Fair.
  • April Announced an original animation “Basquash”
  • July “Macross Frontier” received the Best Media Award in the 40th Seiun Award (Japanese Science Fiction Award).
  • October Announced an original animation “CHANGE ZOORORING Zoo”.
  • October Announced an original animation “KIDDY GiRL-AND”.

2011

  • July “Macross Frontier the movie -Wings of Good-bye-” received the Theatrical Film Award in the 16th Animation Kobe Awards.
  • August “KANADE Dance” was selected to premier at Computer Animation Festival at Siggraph Asia 2010 (Seoul, Korea).
  • November “Listen to our song! Superdimentional Divas Live!” was selected to premiere at Computer Animation Festival at Siggraph 2011 (Vancouver, Canada).

2012

  • January Announced an original animation “Aquarion EVOL”.
  • April Announced an original animation “AKB0048”.

2013

  • March Announced “Nobunaga the Fool”, the first title of the multidimensional project “The Fool”.
  • July “Bodacious Space Pirates” received the Best Media Award in the 44th Seiun Award.
  • October Shoji Kawamori received the Special Award in the 18th Animation Kobe Award.
  • December “AKB0048 next stage” was selected as one of the Jury Selections in the Animation division in the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival.

2014

  • January Announced an original animation “Nobunaga the Fool”.

2015

  • July Announced the Aquarion 10th Anniversary Project “Aquarion Logos”.
  • July Announced “One Summer Aquarion”, the second title of the multidimensional project “The Fool”.

2016

  • April Announced an original animation “Macross Delta”.
  • July Announced Shoji Kawamori new project “THE NEXT” at Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles.

2017

  • October Announced an original animation “LAST HOPE” (originally announced as Shoji Kawamori new project “THE NEXT”).

2018

  • February Released “Macross Delta the movie: Gekijou no Walkūre”.
  • April Broadcasting and international streaming of an original animation “LAST HOPE” began.