Millepensee

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Millepensee
Native name
株式会社ミルパンセ
Kabushiki-gaisha Mirupanse
TypeKabushiki gaisha
IndustryJapanese animation
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
FounderNaoko Shiraishi
HeadquartersNishitōkyō, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Shin Itagaki (representative director)
Websitemillepensee.com

Millepensee Inc. (Japanese: 株式会社ミルパンセ, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Mirupanse) is a Japanese animation studio founded in 2013 and based in Nishitōkyō, Tokyo.

On February 10, 2020, it was announced that Millepensee had formed a partnership with Sanzigen to form 3DCG animation studio IXIXI.[1]

Establishment[edit]

The studio was founded in 2013 by ex-Shaft/Gainax producer Naoko Shiraishi.[2] Since its founding, all of Millepensee's works have been directed by ex-Madhouse director and producer Shin Itagaki (with the exception of the Wake Up, Girls! films).

Works[edit]

Television series[edit]

Title Director(s) First run start date First run end date Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
Takamiya Nasuno Desu! Shin Itagaki April 6, 2015 June 22, 2015 12 Adaptation of a manga by Roots and Piyo. [3]
Teekyu Shin Itagaki April 6, 2015 September 27, 2017 72 Adaptation of a manga by Roots and Piyo.
Episodes 37–108 (season 4–9).
[3]
Usakame Shin Itagaki April 11, 2016 June 27, 2016 12 Adaptation of a manga by Roots and Jūzō Kirisawa. [4]
Berserk Shin Itagaki July 1, 2016 June 23, 2017 24 Adaptation of a manga by Kentaro Miura.
Sequel to Berserk: The Golden Age Arc.
Co-animated with GEMBA.
Production co-operation by Liden Films.
[5][6]
Wake Up, Girls! New Chapter Shin Itagaki October 9, 2017 January 7, 2018 13 Original work (based on the franchise). [7]
Cop Craft Shin Itagaki July 8, 2019 September 30, 2019 12 Adaptation of a light novel by Shoji Gatoh. [8]
So I'm a Spider, So What? Shin Itagaki January 8, 2021 TBA TBA Adaptation of a light novel by Okina Baba. [9]

OVA/ONAs[edit]

Title Director(s) Released Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
Takamiya Nasuno Desu! Shin Itagaki August 28, 2015 1
Teekyu Shin Itagaki August 28, 2015 – March 17, 2017 11 Episodes 5–15

Films[edit]

Title Director(s) Released Note(s) Ref(s)
Wake Up, Girls! Seishun no Kage Yutaka Yamamoto September 25, 2015 Part 1 of Wake Up, Girls! 2.
Co-animated with Ordet.
[10]
Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom Yutaka Yamamoto December 11, 2015 Part 2 of Wake Up, Girls! 2.
Co-animated with Ordet.
[10]

Music videos[edit]

Title Director(s) Release date Artist Note(s) Ref(s)
Kanojo wa Zombie Shin Itagaki January 25, 2016 Glay [11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (February 11, 2019). "Millepensee, Sanzigen Form lXlXl Anime Studio for 3D CG". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "自己紹介と「はじめました」のご挨拶". Millepensee. March 6, 2013. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Egan Loo (March 3, 2015). "4th Teekyū Season, Takamiya Nasuno Desu! Slated for April 6 With New Studio". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  4. ^ Raphael Antonio Pineda (April 7, 2016). "Teekyū Spinoff Usakame TV Anime's Ad Reveals April 11 Premiere". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  5. ^ Raphael Antonio Pineda (March 22, 2016). "New Berserk TV Anime's Cast, Staff, July Premiere Unveiled". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  6. ^ Raphael Antonio Pineda (January 27, 2017). "Berserk TV Anime's Next Arc Premieres in April". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  7. ^ Egan Loo (December 12, 2016). "Wake Up, Girls! Gets New TV Anime With New Staff, Added Characters in 2017". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  8. ^ Egan Loo (March 6, 2019). "Cop Craft TV Anime Unveils Cast, Staff, Summer Premiere". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  9. ^ Pineda Rafael Antonio (November 19, 2019). "'So I'm a Spider, So What?' Anime's Promo Video Reveals Cast, Staff, Theme Songs, January 8 Debut". AnimeNewsNetwork. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom Staff&Cast". Wake Up Girls, Beyond the Bottom. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  11. ^ "Zombie". Millepensee. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  12. ^ GLAY (January 25, 2016). "「彼女はゾンビ」ミュージックビデオ". YouTube. Retrieved March 13, 2019.

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