Tokyo Laboratory

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Tokyo Laboratory Ltd.
Native name
Romanized name
Kabushiki gaisha Tōkyō Genzōsho
Type Private KK
IndustryTheatrical film
FoundedApril 22, 1955;68 years ago (1955-04-22)
Owner Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group
Parent Toho (75%)

Tokyo Laboratory Ltd. (株式会社東京現像所, Kabushiki gaisha Tōkyō Genzōsho, doing business as Togen (stylized as togen) is a Japanese theatrical film developing and print production company established in 1955 and headquartered in Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan. In addition, the company also processes visual effects and other special effects, conversion from one film or video format to another, subtitling and other titling (such as opening and closing credits), telecine conversion, video editing, VHS duplication, and DVD production.


In addition, Tokyo Laboratory has processed many films from Taiwan and Mainland China throughout its history. Such films include Red Sorghum , Farewell My Concubine, In the Heat of the Sun etc.[ citation needed ]

In September 2023, Tokyo Laboratory announced that it will shut down after 68 years in November 2023. [1]


Tokyo Laboratory has worked for a variety of clients, including the following:


Tokyo Laboratory has worked on a variety of 166 projects, [2] including the following:

rest in alphabetical order:

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  1. Hodgkins, Crystalyn (September 9, 2023). "Tokyo Laboratory Shuts Down in November, Works to Return Film Originals". Anime News Network . Retrieved September 9, 2023.
  2. (in Japanese) accessed 11 June 2009