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Aniplex (株式会社アニプレックス, Kabushiki-gaisha Anipurekkusu) is a Japanese anime and music production company owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan.

History[]

Before it was known as Aniplex, it was originally called Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Visual Works Inc. The studio started out as a joint-venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan and Sony Music Entertainment Japan. In January of 2001, the studio changed its name to Sony Music Entertainment (SME) Visual Works Inc. after becoming a subsidiary completely owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan. Sometime in April of 2003, the studio changed its name their current name Aniplex Inc.

Works[]

Some of the most notable anime production and distribution the studio have been involved in include:

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