Bandai Namco Pictures
|Headquarters||Shimoshakujii, Nerima, Tokyo, Japan|
(President and CEO)
|Owner||Bandai Namco Holdings|
Bandai Namco Pictures Inc. (株式会社バンダイナムコピクチャーズ, Kabushiki-gaisha Bandai Namuko Pikuchāzu), or BN Pictures, is a Japanese animation studio and production enterprise. It is a spinoff of Sunrise Inc., a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings. The company is formed as a part of the medium-term management plan of Bandai Namco Holdings on restructuring Bandai Namco Group. All the anime intellectual property and production divisions of Sunrise that aims at children and family is transferred to BN Pictures. The company began its operations in April 2015.
Works and IP rights transferred from Sunrise
- Aikatsu! series
- Gin Tama series
- Sgt. Frog series
- Dinosaur King series
- Tiger & Bunny series
- Tales of the Abyss anime
- Tribe Cool Crew anime
- Battle Spirits series
- Phi Brain series
List of works
- Aikatsu! (000000002012-10-08-0000October 8, 2012 - 000000002016-03-31-0000March 31, 2016) - Anime television series, episode 127 to 178
- Tribe Cool Crew (000000002014-09-28-0000September 28, 2014 - 000000002015-10-04-0000October 4, 2015) - Anime television series, episode 25 to 50
- Battle Spirits: Burning Soul (000000002015-04-01-0000April 1, 2015 - 000000002016-03-30-0000March 30, 2016) - Battle Spirits Season 7, Anime television series
- Gintama° (000000002015-04-08-0000April 8, 2015 - 000000002016-03-30-0000March 30, 2016) - Gintama Season 4, Anime television series
- Kaiketsu Zorori: Uchū no Yūsha-tachi (000000002015-09-12-0000September 12, 2015), Anime Film (Co-produced with Ajia-do Animation Works)
- Brave Beats (000000002015-10-11-0000October 11, 2015 - 000000002016-03-27-0000March 27, 2016) - Anime television series
- Battle Spirits Double Drive (000000002016-04-06-0000April 6, 2016 - ongoing) - Battle Spirits Season 8, Anime television series
- Aikatsu Stars! (000000002016-04-07-0000April 7, 2016 - ongoing) - Anime television series
- Heybot! (000000002016-09-18-0000September 18, 2016 - ongoing) - Anime television series
- Dream Festival! (000000002016-09-30-0000September 30, 2016 - ongoing) - Original net animation series
- "Sunrise's Kids & Family IP to Spin Off Into New Bandai Namco Group Company". Anime News Network. 2015-02-12. Retrieved 2015-05-02.
- "スタッフとキャスト｜バトルスピリッツ烈火魂＜バーニングソウル＞ Official" (in Japanese). Sunrise, Inc. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
- 銀魂 - 放送情報 (in Japanese). Sunrise, Inc. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
- "Kaiketsu Zorori: Uchū no Yūsha-tachi Film Trailer Teases Original Story". Anime News Network. 2015-04-18. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
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Category (BN Pictures) Category (Sunrise)