Tear Studio

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Tear Studio
Native name
株式会社ティアスタジオ
Kabushiki-gaisha Teia Sutajio
Company typeKabushiki gaisha
IndustryAnimation studio
FoundedMarch 15, 2013; 10 years ago (March 15, 2013)
DefunctDecember 13, 2019; 4 years ago (December 13, 2019)
FateBankruptcy
Headquarters4-36-15 Narita-Higashi, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Jun Katō (Chairman)
Websitetear-studio.com

Tear Studio Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社ティアスタジオ, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Teia Sutajio) was a Japanese animation studio founded on March 15, 2013. The studio filled for bankruptcy in December 2019 with about 43 million yen in debt, including about 8 million yen to approximately 50 animators.[1]

Establishment[edit]

Tear Studio was established in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan by Jun Katō.[2] On March 15, 2013, Teartribe was founded as Tear Studio's overseas production department, aiming to work in partnership with Chinese studios experienced in the animation industry to achieve stable economic and production quality.[3]

Works[edit]

Television series[edit]

Title Director(s) First run
start date
First run
end date
Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
Lord of Vermilion: The Crimson King Eiji Suganuma
Satoshi Takafuji
July 13, 2018 September 28, 2018 12 Based on the Lord of Vermilion series by Square Enix.
Co-production with Asread.
[4][5]
Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!? Hiraku Kaneko
Toshikatsu Tokoro
April 8, 2019 June 24, 2019 12 Based on a manga series written by Soborou. [6][7]

Films[edit]

Title Director(s) Release date Note(s) Ref(s)
The Royal Tutor Katsuya Kikuchi February 16, 2019 A new project based on a Japanese series written by Higasa Akai. [8][9]

Original video animations[edit]

Title Director(s) Release date Eps Note(s) Ref(s)
Fragtime Takuya Satō November 22, 2019 1 Based on a manga series written by Sato.
Co-produced with East Fish Studio.
[10][11]
Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!? Hiraku Kaneko
Toshikatsu Tokoro
December 11, 2019 1 OVA episode for Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!?. [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fragtime Anime's Tear Studio Plans to File for Bankruptcy". Anime News Network. December 26, 2019. Retrieved April 20, 2020.
  2. ^ "company". tear-studio.com. Retrieved April 20, 2020.
  3. ^ "ティアトライブとは". tear-studio.com (in Japanese). Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  4. ^ "Lord of Vermilion Anime Reveals New Visual, July 13 Premiere". Anime News Network. June 10, 2018. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
  5. ^ "Lord of Vermilion Arcade Card Game Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. March 25, 2018. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? Manga Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. September 30, 2018. Retrieved September 30, 2018.
  7. ^ "'Why the hell are you here, Teacher!?' Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals April 7 Premiere". Anime News Network. March 8, 2019. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "The Royal Tutor Anime Gets All New Anime Film in February". AnimeNewsNetwork. September 17, 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lord of Vermilion Arcade Card Game Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. March 25, 2018. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  10. ^ "Fragtime Theatrical OVA Reveals November Debut, Staff, Visuals". Anime News Network. June 10, 2019. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  11. ^ "Fragtime Yuri Anime Debuts This Year". Anime News Network. March 25, 2019. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  12. ^ "'Why the hell are you here, Teacher!?' Anime's Blu-ray Box to Include Unaired Episode". Sentai Filmworks. April 6, 2019. Retrieved April 6, 2019.

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