Pierrot (company)

Pierrot Co., Ltd.
Animation, film studio
Industry Media and Entertainment
Founded May 1979 (1979-05)
Headquarters Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
Products List of animated feature films
Website en.pierrot.jp

Pierrot Co., Ltd. (株式会社ぴえろ Kabushiki-gaisha Piero) is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1979 by former employees of Tatsunoko Production and Mushi Production. Its headquarters is located in Mitaka, Tokyo.[1] Studio Pierrot is renowned for several worldwide popular anime series, such as Naruto, Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho, Tokyo Ghoul, Beelzebub, Great Teacher Onizuka and several others.

The company has a simple 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.

TV series

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Video Games

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  1. "Company Profile." Pierrot Co., Ltd. Retrieved on 29 April 2013.
  2. Animation Production PIERROT at the Wayback Machine (archived February 2, 2012) Retrieved on 29 April 2013.

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