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Toei Animation (株式会社京都アニメーション, Kabushiki-gaisha Kyōto Animēshon) is a Japanese animation studio and Light Novel Publisher.


The studio was founded in January 23, 1948, by animators Kenzō Masaoka and Zenjirō Yamamoto originally being called Japan Animated Films. Sometime in 1956, Toei bought the rights to the studio and thus was renamed to Toei Doga Co., Ltd. In the year 1998 it was renamed to the contemporary Toei Animation.


Some of the most notable anime production works include: