Aniplex of America

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Aniplex of America Inc.
Business corporation
Industry Anime and music production
Founded March 2005; 13 years ago (2005-03)[1]
Headquarters Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Key people
  • Shu Nishimoto
  • (President)
Products Soundtracks, anime, music, merchandise
Revenue $243,693[2] (2017)
Number of employees
3[2] (2017)
Parent Aniplex
(Sony Music Entertainment Japan)
Subsidiaries Aniplex+
Aniplex Channel

Aniplex of America Inc. or Aniplex USA is the U.S. distribution enterprise for Aniplex, owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan, established in March 2005 in Santa Monica, California, to reinforce their license business in the North American international anime market. Aniplex of America owns an online retailer called Aniplex+ and a streaming service called Aniplex Channel. Both of them are based on their website. In 2017, it was announced that Shu Nishimoto was appointed as president of the company, with former president Hideki "Henry" Goto becoming head of international business development with the Tokyo branch.[3]



Music Artists

  • LiSA
  • Mikunopolis in Los Angeles




Aniplex+ (or Aniplex Plus) is Aniplex of America's own online store launched in 2014. The store sells figurines which represent characters from Aniplex productions. It is based on Aniplex of America's website.

Aniplex Channel

Launched in 2013, Aniplex Channel is Aniplex of America's streaming service. Like Aniplex+, it is also based on Aniplex of America's website.


  1. ^ Corporate History | Aniplex | アニプレックス オフィシャルサイト
  2. ^ a b "Aniplex of America, Inc". BuzzFile Media LLC. Retrieved August 6, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Aniplex of America Names Shu Nishimoto as President" (PDF). Aniplex. Retrieved August 8, 2017. 
  4. ^ Aniplex Confirms U.S. Release of Fate/Zero BD Boxes - News - Anime News Network
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  7. ^ Aniplex USA to Release Oreimo on DVD in October - News - Anime News Network
  8. ^ a b c Ruroni Kenshin. Aniplex USA. Retrieved on 2013-07-16.

External links

  • Official Website
  • Aniplex+
  • Aniplex Channel
  • Aniplex of America at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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