To work in Animation・Illustration・Character Design Industries

To work in Animation・Illustration・Character Design Industries

Cultivate a specialist who can make animation comprehensively!

Cultivate a specialist who can make animation comprehensively!

Animetion Director and Production Course
Animation director is an overall person in charge of animation and a prominent position since there are many cases in which personal style will effect the style of animation. Professional animation directors are also invited as instructors to teach how to produce. We also offer good environments for producing original animation freely.
CG Animation Course
You will learn all the steps required to produce animation, including original pictures, videos, colors, backgrounds, filming, editing and CG. Working in the industry after understanding every step of producing is a key to continuing the job for a long time.
Sound・Effects Engineer Course
You will learn about sounds when they produce animations, such as how to create sound effects and record voices of voice actors which is essential to animation. Sound can enhance animation quality and impress the viewers.
Illustration and Chacter Design Course
The attractive character design is very important in animations and games. You can create even more attractive characters by setting up the characters as well as illustrations and designs.
Animetion Goods and Design Course
More and more people like animation these days and the market is spreading around the world. Since many people are collecting animation goods, so making goods is one of the essential jobs. We aim to work to boost the animation industry that will grow even further.
Figure Course
While you are in school, you can create original works as well as mastering techniques such as creating figures and plastic models freely. Facilities, equipments and tools can use freely anytime, and the environment is easy to create.

Professional instructors with the highest level of skill in the Japanese animation, illustration and character industry!

Professional instructors with the highest level of skill in the Japanese animation, illustration and character industry!

  • Lecturer

    Izuhara Akihito

    Designer

    Izuhara
    Akihito

    He designs the Web and graphic of various companies including Canon and Kodansha. The short animation that he has produced has been shown and won at many international film festivals, including the Berlin International Film Festival.

  • Lecturer

    Ebihara Hirohiko

    MA

    Ebihara
    Hirohiko

    In charge of many hit dramas and movies as sound effecter, song selecter and MA Mixer. His career is over 25 years. He also record 「VOCALOID3 CUL」 a voice character of Eri Kitamura.

  • Lecturer

    Sawada Keisuke

    Sculptor

    Sawada
    Keisuke

    Representative Director of Sawada Kobo Ltd. Started his career at the company creating special effect props for movies and commercials, then worked as a freelancer later on.
    Devoted to a figure sculptor from 1999. In 2006, he started Sawada Kobo, a company of figurine prototype creation. His main figure creation : momokoDOLL・Darth Vader・EVANGELION・METAL GEAR SOLID・AKIRA・DRAGON BALL・Death Note・Fullmetal Alchemist・Puella Magi Madoka Magica・SNOOPY and so on.

  • Lecturer

    Kasuga Yasunori

    Light Novel Writer

    Kasuga
    Yasunori

    Graduated from the Faculty of Arts at Nihon University. Studied under Director Kamiyama Kenji at Production IG. Wrote Novelize works as a literary staff at production studio of director Oshii Mamoru and Kamiyama Kenji. Currently active as a freelancer. Major works are Eden of The East』『009 RE:CYBORG』『The days like Tachikoma(Special Version)』(Script), 『Say Hello to Black Jack DYSTOPIA311』『The Tower of Aion』『GHOST IN THE SHELL STAND ALONE COMPLEX SECTION-9』(Novel)

Media Center
Anime Creative Room
Animation Room
Art Studio&Atelier Seminar Room

Media Center

Students can read freely more than 13,000 books. (9,500 Comics, 3,500 Light Novels and Anime Making Materials)

A place in which you can fully demonstrate your creativity. It is used in a wide range of events including costum play contests, live events, hero shows, and general elections for voice acting competition. The actual production site is right in front of you, so you can learn in a professional setting.

Anime Creative Room

Students can make animation same as a professional!!

Creative Room which can learn the basic of animation production such as motion of the character or drawings. Students can learn original drawing and produce animation same as a professional because there are many tracing stands.

Animation Room

Students can have an experience all the process of animation from scratch!!

Students can make all the digital animation from 2D animation to 3DCG animation and VFX, including RETAS STUDIO, 3ds MAX, Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Final Cut Pro. In addition, it is compatible with digital drawing using pen tablets. It also supports 3D animation production with 3D glasses and has the latest facilities in the industry available freely.

Art Studio&Atelier Seminar Room

The suitable place for figure making as well as drawing!!

Drawing, copying and expressing are animator's basic abilities. A drawing room and an art studio are fully equipped to cultivate observation skills such as the natural scenery and the structure of a building necessary for the drawing ability like background art and etc. You can freely use materials and tools such as an air brush and an electric saw as well as various materials and paints depending on the purpose, including stone powder clay for figure and modeling clay for clay animation.

The companies where senior international students work!※Including the result of sister schools

The companies where senior international students work!※Including the result of sister schools

  • wafu-animation
  • BAROQUE CAFÉ
  • Design COCO.
  • WIDESTAFF Co.,LTD
  • chiyoda raft inc.
  • Chunan Animation
  • Masic Bus
  • Monolith Media Communications
  • ILLUSION CO.,LTD.
  • KOKIHIHUMI
  • Shanghai Animation Film Studio(Shanghai)
  • Asahi Production Co., Ltd.
  • k.k.moi
  • Tec's
  • WOOD'S OFFICE Co.,Ltd A
  • STUDIO4℃
  • BONES INC.
  • Ai come
  • ORTHSHORE
  • KIYOSHI KURAHARA STUDIO
  • KOTOBUKIYA CO., LTD.
  • sawada-kobo
  • Medical Beauty Dr.tohm
  • Satellite Japan
  • Pacific Art Center Inc.
  • Digital Works Entertainment
  • ATELIR MUSA
  • OPUS VITION
  • Digital Processing Systems Japan K.K.
  • Seven Stone Studio
  • Toydea Inc.
  • CoMix Wave Films Inc.
  • Nissin
  • K-relations
  • KILIN
  • SET
  • Find Japan

The company list of employment

  • TOEI ANIMATION Co.,Ltd.
  • Pierrot Co.,Ltd.
  • Production I.G, Inc.
  • WHITE FOX Co.,Ltd.
  • Mouse promotion Co.,Ltd.
  • GONZO K.K. STUDIO4℃ Co.,Ltd.
  • EGG Co.,Ltd.
  • Kyoto Animation Co.,Ltd.
  • GO HANDS Co.,Ltd.
  • SATELIGHT Inc.
  • J.C.STAFF Co.,Ltd.
  • Telecom Animation Film Co.,Ltd.
  • Didital Factory Co.,Ltd.
  • amana inc.
  • image Co.,Ltd.
  • Shougakukan Music & Digital Entertainment Inc.
  • Tatsunoko Production Co., Ltd.
  • Polygon Pictures Inc.
  • SHiiTAKE DiGiTAL Co.,Ltd.
  • elan Corporation
  • sakura create
  • casio entertainment
  • SQUARE ENIX CO.,LTD.
  • SEGA
  • koei
  • KONAMI
  • CAPCOM
  • SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION
  • JALECO LTD.
  • sony computer entertainment
  • BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
  • FromSoftware, Inc.
  • Bushiroad Inc.
  • aruze
  • CyberStep,Inc.
  • Clarity Entertainment Co., LTD.
  • DAITO GIKEN. INC.
  • LEVEL-5 Inc.
  • YUKE'S Co., Ltd.
  • Winkysoft
  • ATLUS
  • ITL
  • ACCESS GAMES INC.
  • ASPECT inc.
  • TAMSOFT CORPORATION
  • Cygames, Inc.
  • COLOPL, Inc.
  • ALVION Inc.
  • Link Kit Inc.
  • Smileaxe
  • Lightweight Co.,Ltd.
  • OFFICE CREATE Co.,Ltd.
  • Other