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Nelvana and Polygon Footage to Develop Japanese Animation for Youngsters

Corus Leisure’s Nelvana, a world producer, distributor, and licensor of kids’s animated and live-action content material, has introduced a growth take care of Japanese inventive powerhouse Polygon Footage, to ship Japanese originated animated content material for youths. The brand new collaboration leverages Polygon’s premier place and popularity within the Japanese market, with Nelvana’s profitable monitor file of partnering to carry Japanese animated properties, akin to Bakugan Battle Brawlers, Beyblade, and Cardcaptor Sakura, to international audiences.

The collaboration will give attention to Japanese properties aimed toward youthful audiences, drawing inspiration from each present legacy content material and creating new views akin to life-style, publishing, and design.

Veteran animation professional Rika Sasaki will help Nelvana and Polygon with this new enterprise, bringing her expertise in managing Japanese IP for international export from her earlier roles at d-rights Inc., ADK Emotion and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions.

“Nelvana has loved super success through the years working with a number of notable Japanese content material corporations on such manufacturers as Bakugan, Beyblade, and Cardcaptor Sakura, and we’re excited to crew up with Polygon Footage to uncover the following large international hit” mentioned Colin Bohm, EVP Content material and Company Technique, Corus Leisure. “We’ve lengthy admired Polygon Footage, a very modern and inventive studio, and we couldn’t be happier to be working collectively.”  

Shuzo Shiota, President of Polygon Footage mentioned, “Over the previous 10 plus years, Doug Murphy, President and CEO of Corus Leisure, Colin, and I’ve had many impassioned discussions about how we will synergise our strengths, to create international hits out of properties originating from Japan. With the assistance of Rika, I imagine the time is lastly ripe to attain this aim. I’m past excited on the prospect of what this partnership will carry.”

Supply: Corus Leisure

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Whitney is a contract author specializing in VFX-driven fantasy movie & TV in addition to preschool animation.



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