Toei Animation

Behind the Scenes: Top 10 Japanese Animation Studios

Disney Pixar and Dreamworks are company names that sound familiar to all of us. They are, in fact, animation studios that have brought us some well-known and well-loved animated productions that most of us grew up with and still continue to enjoy today. Since the early 1900s, cartoons have graced the world and been part…

Emergence of Japanese Animations: A Brief History

Animated television series in Japan began its productions in 1917 via trial-and-error drawing techniques using animated short films from France and the US. As the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923 hit Japan, the anime industry had to start all over again from nothing. More struggles had to be overcome with respect to innovation, appearance and…

Super Sentai and Kamen Rider: All About Japan’s Toei Hero Series

Toei is the brand name behind Japan’s all time favorite and most successful superhero series: Kamen Rider & Super Sentai, or better known internationally as Masked Rider & Power Rangers. Even though there are distinct differences between the international version and its original Japanese counterpart, they are both watched by millions of people globally. The…