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|Kabushiki gaisha Tōhokushinsha|
|Type||Public family-controlled KK|
|Industry||Film distribution, production company, dubbing studio|
(President and CEO)
|Owner||Uemura family (47.40%)|
Toei Company (0.21%)
Tokyo Broadcasting System (0.14%)
|Website||Tohokushinsha Film Corporation|
Tohokushinsha Film Corporation (株式会社東北新社, Kabushiki gaisha Tōhokushinsha) is a Japanese film distributor, production company and dubbing studio based in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo. It was founded in 1961 by Banjirō Uemura (who was also once the head of the Japanese branch of ITC Entertainment) as a dubbing house for foreign films; members of the Uemura family continue as its largest shareholders.
Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc., previously and still famously known as Sunrise Inc., is a Japanese animation studio founded in September 1972 and is based in Ogikubo, Tokyo. Its former names were also Soeisha, Sunrise Studio and Nippon Sunrise.
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Lupin III, also written as Lupin the Third, Lupin the 3rd, or Lupin the IIIrd, is a Japanese media franchise created by Monkey Punch in 1967. The series follows the endeavors of master thief Lupin III, grandson of gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, joined by his criminal gang. The original Lupin III manga began in Weekly Manga Action on August 10, 1967. The series' success spawned a media franchise that includes numerous manga, seven animated television series, eleven theatrically released animated films, two live-action films, five OVA works, twenty-seven animated television specials, two musicals, and several video games.
Toei Animation Co., Ltd. is a Japanese animation studio primarily controlled by its namesake Toei Company. It has produced numerous series, including Sally the Witch,GeGeGe no Kitarō,Mazinger Z, Galaxy Express 999, Cutie Honey, Dr. Slump, Dragon Ball, Saint Seiya, Sailor Moon, Slam Dunk, Digimon, One Piece, Toriko, World Trigger, The Transformers and the Pretty Cure series.
The Mystery of Mamo, also known as The Secret of Mamo, is a 1978 Japanese animated science fiction adventure action comedy film; it is the first animated film of the Lupin III franchise created by manga author Monkey Punch. The film was originally released in Japan as Lupin III but was later retitled to Lupin III: Lupin vs. the Clone to differentiate it from other elements of the franchise. Directed by Sōji Yoshikawa from a screenplay by Yoshikawa and cult pink film screenwriter Atsushi Yamatoya, the film was produced by animation studio Tokyo Movie Shinsha and distributed by Toho. The film's plot follows master thief Arsène Lupin III, who attempts to foil Mamo ― a wealthy and powerful recluse seeking immortality ― while trying to win the affections of his rival and would-be lover, Fujiko Mine.
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Lupin the 3rd Part I: The Classic Adventures is a Japanese anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment. Part of the Lupin III franchise, it is the first anime television adaptation of the Lupin III manga series created by Monkey Punch. The series was originally broadcast as simply Lupin III on Yomiuri TV between October 24, 1971 and March 26, 1972. Among English-speaking fans, this series was commonly known as the "Green Jacket" series in reference to Lupin's outfit, but more recently it is now known as "the first Green Jacket" series because of the outfit's return in Part 6.
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