Corporate Data

Company Name

Aniplex Inc.

Head Office Address

4-5 Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, 102-8353 Japan

Company Representative

Atsuhiro Iwakami

Date of Foundation

September, 1995



Captial Composition

100% Sony Music Entertainment(Japan)Inc.

Number of Employees


Corporate Officers

  • Representative Director
    Atsuhiro Iwakami
  • Director
    Kazunori Watanabe
  • Director
    Hidehiko Nagata
  • Director
    Kozo Noda
  • Director
    Shunsuke Muramatsu
  • Auditor
    Tsutomu Uchida
  • Auditor
    Shogo Tamada
  • President
    Atsuhiro Iwakami
  • Senior Executive Vice President
    Tomonori Ochikoshi
  • Executive Vice President
    Hiroyuki Shimizu
  • Executive Vice President
    Masanori Miyake
  • Executive Officer
    Hiromi Shimizu
  • Executive Officer
    Shu Nishimoto
(As of June 16, 2023)

Our Business

Aniplex Inc. is a diversified entertainment company handling an extensive range of businesses worldwide, primarily focusing on Japanese animation.
The company develops a multitude of businesses with a primary focus on the planning and production of anime-related IPs, alongside conducting videogame planning and development, releasing video package products, producing and distributing theatrical films, television program licensing, merchandise licensing, the production and sales of merchandise and figurines, e-commerce shop ANIPLEX ONLINE operation, and live event and stage performance production.
Aniplex has full ownership of its subsidiary animation production companies A-1 Pictures Inc. and CloverWorks Inc., as well as the game production company Lasengle Inc., which mainly focuses on planning, development, and operations on game titles such as Fate/Grand Order.In addition, the firm actively pursues business opportunities and development for overseas markets via Crunchyroll, a DTC (Direct to Consumer) anime streaming service, Aniplex of America Inc., a US-based distribution company that focuses on English-speaking regions, and North and South American markets, and Aniplex (Shanghai) Ltd., which focuses on licensing, product development, and IP development for anime in China.