News Gonzo to Establish Okinawa Studio in April
posted on 2012-02-22 23:14 EST
The Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper reported on Thursday that the anime studio Gonzo will establish a local subsidiary in Ginowan City, Okinawa, roughly 1,500 kilometers or nearly a thousand miles from its Tokyo headquarters. The studio will include digital production facilities for computer graphics production and editing work.
The company will hire 10 employees at first for the local studio, and plans to develop and introduce methods there for further optimizing the animation production process through digital technology. Shinichiro Ishikawa, the company's executive vice president, stated that he would like to create a multifaceted media industry in Okinawa that will attract international projects to the prefecture.