Gainax

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.wikipedia
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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.
The anime industry consists of over 430 production studios, including major names like Studio Ghibli, Gainax, and Toei Animation.

Neon Genesis Evangelion

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.
Neon Genesis Evangelion is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production, directed by Hideaki Anno and broadcast on TV Tokyo from October 1995 to March 1996.

Gunbuster

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful. The next release, the 1988 OVA Gunbuster, was a commercial success and put Gainax on a stabler footing to produce works like Nadia and Otaku no Video. In 2004, Gainax marked their 20th anniversary with the production of Diebuster, the sequel to Gunbuster.
, is a Japanese OVA anime series produced by Gainax released from 1988 to 1989.

Gurren Lagann

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.
Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami.

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi is a Japanese anime television series created by Gainax and directed by Hiroyuki Yamaga.

FLCL

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.
FLCL is an original video animation (OVA) anime series written by Yōji Enokido, directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki, and produced by the FLCL Production Committee, which consisted of Gainax, Production I.G, and King Records.

Yoshiyuki Sadamoto

The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi.
Yoshiyuki Sadamoto is a Japanese character designer, manga artist, and one of the founding members of the Gainax anime studio.

Hiroyuki Yamaga

The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi.
Hiroyuki Yamaga is a Japanese anime director and producer, and a founding member of the animation studio Gainax.

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful. The next release, the 1988 OVA Gunbuster, was a commercial success and put Gainax on a stabler footing to produce works like Nadia and Otaku no Video.
The series was created by NHK, Toho and Korad, from a concept of Hayao Miyazaki, and directed by Hideaki Anno of Gainax.

Toshio Okada

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The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi.
He is a co-founder and former president of the production company Gainax.

Hideaki Anno

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The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi. In a discussion at the 2006 Tekkoshocon, Matt Greenfield claimed Evangelion had grossed over 2 billion USD; Takeda reiterated in 2002 that "It sold record numbers of laserdiscs in Japan, and the DVD is still selling well today,", as well as for their association with award-winning anime director and studio co-founder Hideaki Anno.
Anno went on to become one of the co-founders of Gainax in December 1984.

Shinji Higuchi

The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi.
As a teenage fan, he started out as one of the four founders of Daicon Films (now Gainax), along with Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and Takami Akai.

Yasuhiro Takeda

The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi.
Yasuhiro Takeda is a Japanese anime director and founding member of Gainax; for most of his career, he was General Manager.

Mahoromatic

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Until Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gainax typically worked on stories created in-house, but the studio has increasingly developed anime adaptations of existing manga like Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou and Mahoromatic.
The manga proved popular, and was adapted into two anime series jointly by Gainax and Shaft: "Mahoromatic: Automatic Maiden" and "Mahoromatic: Something More Beautiful"

Daicon III and IV Opening Animations

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Their first project was an animated short for the 20th Annual Japan National SF Convention, also known as Daicon III, held in 1981 in Osaka, Japan.
They were produced by a group of amateur animators known as Daicon Film, who would later go on to form the animation studio Gainax.

Nihon SF Taikai

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Their first project was an animated short for the 20th Annual Japan National SF Convention, also known as Daicon III, held in 1981 in Osaka, Japan.
Outside Japan, the Nihon SF Taikai is most famous for the animation for the opening ceremonies of DAICON IV, which was produced by the animators that later became Gainax.

Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise

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GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise is a 1987 Japanese animated science fiction film that marked the cinematic feature debut of Gainax.

Takami Akai

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The studio was formed in the early 1980s as Daicon Film by university students Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Takami Akai, Toshio Okada, Yasuhiro Takeda and Shinji Higuchi.
He was a board member of Gainax.

Otaku no Video

The next release, the 1988 OVA Gunbuster, was a commercial success and put Gainax on a stabler footing to produce works like Nadia and Otaku no Video.
Otaku no Video is a 1991 anime spoofing the life and culture of otaku, individuals with obsessive interests in media, particularly anime and manga, as well as the history of Gainax, its creators.

Koganei, Tokyo

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The company is headquartered in Koganei, Tokyo.
Gainax and Studio Ghibli have their corporate headquarters in Koganei.

Diebuster

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In 2004, Gainax marked their 20th anniversary with the production of Diebuster, the sequel to Gunbuster.
(トップをねらえ 2!) and Gunbuster 2, is a six-episode original video animation series directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki, written by Yōji Enokido and animated by Gainax.

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross

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Starting with a better animated recap of their original 1981 short, the short then moves to the girl as a grown woman, wearing a bunny suit and fighting an even wider range of science fiction creatures (including various Mobile Suits from the Gundam series, Darth Vader, an Alien, a Macross Valkyrie, a Pern dragon, Aslan, a Klingon battle cruiser, Spider-Man, and a pan across a vast array of hundreds of other characters) while surfing through the sky on the sword Stormbringer.
Studio Nue was unable to carry all of the animation work itself at the time (although the success of Macross meant that it was able to do so with nearly all of its other animation projects), and so work was contracted out to a number of satellite studios, including Artland (Haruhiko Mikimoto's employer), the nascent AIC and Gainax studios, as well as the Tatsunoko-supplied AnimeFriend and Star Pro.

Melody of Oblivion

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The Melody of Oblivion is a 2004 Japanese anime series produced by Gainax and animated by J.C.Staff.

Petite Princess Yucie

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Gainax has also produced a number of computer games, including a strip mahjong game featuring Evangelion characters and its most famous, the Princess Maker series (later adapted as Puchi Puri Yūshi).
Petite Princess Yucie is an anime series, which was produced by Gainax, aired from 2002 to 2003, and ran for 26 episodes.