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is a Japanese animation studio established in May 1979 by former employees of both Tatsunoko Production and Mushi Production. Its headquarters are located in Mitaka, Tokyo. Pierrot is renowned for several worldwide popular anime series, such as ''Naruto'', ''Bleach'', ''Yu Yu Hakusho'', ''Black Clover'', ''Boruto: Naruto Next Generations'', ''Tokyo Ghoul'', and ''Great Teacher Onizuka''. The company has a logo of the face of a clown. "Piero" is a Japanese loanword for clown, adopted from the classical character of Pierrot. ''Yu Yu Hakusho'' and ''Saiyuki'', two of the company's anime series, won the Animage Anime Grand Prix Award in 1994 and 1995, and 2000, respectively.


Productions


''Note: This may not be a complete list.'' Retrieved on 29 April 2013.


TV series





1980s


*''Ganbare, Kickers!'' (NTV) (1986–1987) *''Kimagure Orange Road'' (NTV) (1987–1988) *''Norakuro-kun'' (Fuji TV) (1987–1988) *''Osomatsu-kun'' (Fuji TV) (1988–1989) *''The Burning Wild Man'' (''Moero! Oni-san'') (NTV) (Mar. 1988–Sept. 1988) *''Magical Hat'' (Fuji TV) (1989–1990) *''Dragon Quest'' (Fuji TV) (1989–1991) (co-production with Studio Comet)


1990s


*''Heisei Tensai Bakabon'' (Fuji TV) (Jan. 1990–Dec. 1990) *''Musashi, the Samurai Lord'' (NTV) (1990–1991) *''Tasuke, the Samurai Cop'' (TV Tokyo) (1990–1991) *''Ore wa Chokkaku'' (Fuji TV) (1991) *''The Abashiri Family'' (May. 1991-Nov. 1991) *''Marude Dameo'' (Fuji TV) (1991–1992) *''Little Ghosts, There, Here, and Where'' (''Chiisa na Obake Acchi, Socchi, Kocchi'') (NTV) (1991–1992) *''Nontan and Friends'' (Fuji TV) (1992-1994) *''Yu Yu Hakusho'' (Fuji TV) (1992–1994) *''Tottemo! Luckyman'' (TV Tokyo) (1994–1995) *''Ninku'' (Fuji TV) (1995–1996) *''Fushigi Yûgi'' (TV Tokyo) (1995–1996) *''Crush Cyborg'' (1995–1996) *''Midori no Makibaō'' (Fuji TV) (1996–1997) *''First Human Gon'' (NHK) (1996–1997) *''Aka-chan to Boku'' (''Baby and Me'') (TV Tokyo) (1996–1997) *''Victory Captain'' (1996–1998) *''Hyper Police'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 1997–Sept. 1997) *''Clamp School Detectives'' (TV Tokyo) (May. 1997–Oct. 1997) *''Flame of Recca'' (Fuji TV) (1997–1998) *''Takoyaki Mantoman'' (TV Tokyo) (1998–1999) *''Fancy Lala'' (''Fancy Lala, the Magic Stage'') (TV Osaka)(Apr. 1998–Sept. 1998) *''Neo Ranga'' (WOWOW) (Apr. 1998–Sept. 1998) *''Dokkiri Doctor'' (Fuji TV) (1998–1999) *''Yoiko'' (TBS) (1998–1999) *''Cybernetic Electric'' (1998–2000) *''Shogun Recuts'' (1998–2000, co-production by Xebec) *''Chiisana Kyojin Microman'' (''Microman: The Small Giant'') (TV Tokyo) (Jan. 1999–Dec. 1999) *''Corrector Yui'' (NHK) (Apr. 1999-Oct. 2000, co-production by Nippon Animation) *''Power Stone (anime)'' (TBS) (Apr. 1999–Sept. 1999) *''I'm Gonna Be An Angel!'' (''Tenshi ni Narumon!'') (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 1999–Sept. 1999) *''Great Teacher Onizuka'' (Fuji TV) (1999–2000) *''Breaker 2000'' (1999–2000) *''Rerere no Tensai Bakabon'' (TV Tokyo) (1999–2000)


2000s


*''OH! Super Milk-chan'' (WOWOW) (Jan.2000–Apr.2000) *''Gensomaden Saiyuki'' (TV Tokyo) (2000–2001) *''Ayashi no Ceres'' (WOWOW) (Apr. 2000–Sept. 2000) *''Gakko no Kaidan'' (Fuji TV) (2000–2001) *''Super GALS! Kotobuki Ran'' (TV Tokyo) (2001–2002) *''Kaze no Yojimbo'' (NTV) (2001—2002) *''Hikaru no Go'' (TV Tokyo) (2001–2003) *''Kogepan'' (Nov. 2001 ll episodes *''Tokyo Mew Mew'' (TV Aichi) (2002–2003) *''The Twelve Kingdoms'' (NHK) (2002–2003) *''Tokyo Underground'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2002–Sept. 2002) *''PiNMeN'' (sic) (Jun. 2002 ll episodes *''Naruto'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2002–Feb. 2007) *''E's Otherwise'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2003–Sept. 2003) *''Detective School Q'' (TBS) (2003–2004) *''Saiyuki RELOAD'' (TV Tokyo) (2003–2004) *''Mezzo DSA'' (cooperation production) (Television Kanagawa) (2004) *''Saiyuki RELOAD GUNLOCK'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2004–Sept.2004) *''Midori Days'' (''Midori no Hibi'') (UHF) (Apr. 2004–Jun. 2004) *''Bleach'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2004–Mar. 2012) * (TBS) (Apr. 2005–Jun. 2005) * (TV Tokyo) (Jul. 2005–Jun. 2006) *''Naruto: Shippuden'' (TV Tokyo) (Feb. 2007–Mar. 2017) * (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2007–Mar. 2008) * (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2008–Mar. 2009) * (NHK) (Apr. 2009–Feb. 2010) * (production only; animated by Studio Hibari) (YTV/NTV) (Oct. 2009–Sept. 2010)


2010s


* (production only; animated by Studio Hibari) (YTV/NTV) (Oct. 2010–Dec. 2010) * (co-produced with David Production) (TV Tokyo) (Jan. 2011–Apr. 2011) *''Kingdom'' (NHK) (Jul. 2012–Feb. 2013) * (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2012–Mar. 2013) * (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2012–Mar. 2013) *''Kingdom Season 2'' (NHK) (Jun. 2013–Mar. 2014) *''Gaist Crusher'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2013–Oct. 2014) *''Baby Steps'' (NHK) (Apr. 2014–Sept. 2014) *''The World Is Still Beautiful'' (NTV) (Apr. 2014–Jun. 2014) *''Tokyo Ghoul'' (Tokyo MX) (Jul. 2014–Sept. 2014) *''Yona of the Dawn'' (AT-X) (Oct. 2014–Mar. 2015) *''Tokyo Ghoul √A'' (Tokyo MX) (Jan. 2015–Mar. 2015) *''Baby Steps Season 2'' (NHK) (Apr. 2015–Sept. 2015) *''Mr. Osomatsu'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2015–March. 2016) *''Divine Gate'' (Tokyo MX) (Jan. 2016–March. 2016) *''Twin Star Exorcists'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2016–Mar. 2017) *''Puzzle & Dragons X'' (TV Tokyo) (Jul. 2016–Mar. 2018) *''Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION'' (Tokyo MX) (Jul. 2016–Sept. 2016) *''Soul Buster'' (Tokyo MX) (Oct. 2016–Dec. 2016) *''ēlDLIVE'' (Tokyo MX) (Jan. 2017-Mar. 2017) *''Boruto: Naruto Next Generations'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2017–present) *''Convenience Store Boy Friends'' (TBS) (Jul. 2017–Sept. 2017) *''Mr. Osomatsu 2'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2017–Mar. 2018) *''Black Clover'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2017–Mar. 2021) *''Dynamic Chord'' (TBS) (Oct. 2017–Dec. 2017) *''Sanrio Boys'' (Jan. 2018–Mar. 2018) *''Pazudora'' (TV Tokyo) (Apr. 2018–present) *''Tokyo Ghoul:re'' (Tokyo MX) (Apr. 2018–Dec. 2018)


2020s


*''Kingdom Season 3'' (NHK) (Apr. 2020–present) (co-animated with Studio Signpost) *''Akudama Drive'' (AT-X) (Oct. 2020–Dec. 2020) (co-produced with Too Kyo Games) *''Mr. Osomatsu 3'' (TV Tokyo) (Oct. 2020–Mar. 2021)


Outsourced for Western Animation


*''The Legend of Korra'' (Nickelodeon) (Apr. 2012–Dec. 2014) (Ep. 13–18, 21)


Films/OVAs/ONAs


''Note: This may not be a complete list'' * ''Dallos'' (1983) * ''Urusei Yatsura 1: Only You'' (1983) * ''Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer'' (1984) * ''Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel: Eien no Once More'' (1984) * ''Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel: Lovely Serenade'' (1985) * ''Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel: Long Goodbye'' (1985) * ''Kimagure Orange Road: Shonen Jump Special'' (1985) * ''Fire Tripper'' (1985) * ''Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel Song Special 2: Curtain Call'' (1986) * ''Maris the Chojo'' (1986) * ''Magical Emi, the Magic Star: Finale! Finale!'' (1986) * ''Bari Bari Densetsu'' (1986) * ''Magical Emi, the Magic Star: Semishigure'' (1986) * ''Laughing Target'' (1987) * ''Lily C.A.T.'' (1987) * ''Persia, the Magic Fairy: Merry-go-Round'' (1987) * ''Akira'' (1988) * ''Salamander'' (1988) * ''Kimagure Orange Road: I Want to Return to That Day'' (1988) * ''Fashion La La: Story of the Harbor Light'' (1988) * ''Baoh'' (1989) * ''Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai!'' (1989–1990) * ''MAROKO'' (1990) * ''Like the Clouds, Like the Wind'' (1990) * ''The Abashiri Family'' (1991) * ''Here Is Greenwood'' (1991) * ''Eternal Filena'' (1992) * ''Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie'' (1993) * ''The Heroic Legend of Arslan'' (1993, episodes 3–4, co-animated with Daume) * ''Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!'' (1993) * ''Yu Yu Hakusho: Eizo Hakusho'' (1994) * ''Yu Yu Hakusho the Movie: Poltergeist Report'' (1994) * ''Key the Metal Idol'' (1994) * ''Plastic Little'' (1994) * ''Street Fighter II: Return to the Fujiwara Capital'' (1995) (animation) * ''Shin Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning'' (1996) * ''Sonic the Hedgehog'' (1996) * ''Boku no Marie'' (1996) * ''Tenamonya Voyagers'' (1999) * ''Mahō no Star Magical Emi: Kumo Hikaru'' (2002) * ''From I"s'' (2002) * ''Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow'' (2004) * ''Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel'' (2005) * ''I"s Pure'' (2002) * ''Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom'' (2006) * ''Bleach: Memories of Nobody'' (2006) * ''Naruto Shippuden the Movie'' (2007) * ''Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion'' (2007) * ''Saiyuki Reload: Burial'' (2007, with ARMS) * ''Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds'' (2008) * ''Bleach: Fade to Black'' (2008) * ''Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire'' (2009) * ''Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Lost Tower'' (2010) * ''Bleach: Hell Verse'' (2010) * ''Legend of the Millennium Dragon'' (2011) * ''Green Lantern: Emerald Knights'' (2011) * ''Naruto the Movie: Blood Prison'' (2011) * ''Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie'' (2012) * ''The Last: Naruto the Movie'' (2014) * ''Boruto: Naruto the Movie'' (2015) * ''Akatsuki no Yona: Sono Se niwa'' (2015) * ''Tokyo Ghoul[JACK]'' (2015) * ''Tokyo Ghoul[PINTO]'' (2015) * ''The Day Naruto Became Hokage'' (2016) * ''Hero Mask'' (2018–2019) * ''Osomatsu-san the Movie'' (2019)


Video games


Note: This may not be a complete list * ''Keio Flying Squadron'' (1993) (Animated cut scenes) * ''TIZ: Tokyo Insect Zoo'' (1996) (Animated cut scenes) * ''Keio Flying Squadron 2'' (1996) (Animated cut scenes) * ''Yu Yu Hakusho: Dark Tournament'' (2004) (Animated cut scenes) * ''Flame of Recca: Final Burning'' (2004) (Animated cut scenes) * ''Battle Stadium D.O.N'' (2005) (Animated cut scenes) * ''Bleach: Soul Resurrección'' (2011) (Animated cut scenes * ''Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations'' (2012) (Animated cut scenes)

References



External links

* * * {{Animation industry in Japan Category:Japanese animation studios Category:Mass media companies established in 1979 Category:Japanese companies established in 1979 Category:Mitaka, Tokyo Category:Animation studios in Tokyo