Warner Bros. Japan Elevates their Anime Game, Promises Over 10 Exciting Titles Annually!

James Gibbons, the Asia-Pacific president of Warner Bros. Discovery, announced to Variety that the company’s Japanese anime studio will increase its annual production to more than 10 titles, a significant rise from its previous output of five to 10 titles.

Gibbons emphasized that anime is a highly effective medium for reaching the elusive 18 to 30-year-old audience. He also mentioned the company’s strong anime fan base in the United States, parts of Europe, and Latin America.

Since its inception in 2011, the company’s anime studio has developed over 80 titles, including JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Record of Ragnarök, and SPY x FAMILY.

Warner Bros. Japan, a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Discovery, is actively engaged in various anime projects like Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. 

Additionally, the company and its parent handle the production of live-action adaptations for both overseas and domestic audiences, including popular titles like Godzilla, Rurouni Kenshin, Gintama, and Death Note. Warner Bros. 

Japan recently unveiled plans for a new anime adaptation of the iconic manga Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) and is currently working on an original Suicide Squad ISEKAI anime in collaboration with Wit Studio, set to debut in July.

Source: Variety

Aaheli Pradhan

Aaheli Pradhan

A grandma by heart who loves to knit, sketch, and swing in parks. Binge-reads a massive amount of manga from psychological to shounen-ai. Either awkward or salty, there's no in-between.


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