Xebec (studio)

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Xebec, Inc.
Native name
Romanized name
Kabushiki-gaisha Jībekku
Industry Animation studio
Founded May 1, 1995; 23 years ago (1995-05-01)[1]
Headquarters 3-22-31 Minami-cho, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan 〒 185-0021 Southern Building 5F[1]
Key people
Yukinao Shimoji (President)[2]
Products Anime (Television, Film, OVA)
Total equity ¥ 10,000,000[1]
Number of employees
Parent IG Port
Divisions XEBEC M2 (2003-2010; defunct)
XEBECzwei (active)
Website www.xebec-inc.co.jp

Xebec, Inc. (Pronounced Zebec) (Japanese: 株式会社ジーベック, Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Jībekku) is a subsidiary of IG Port (the holding company of studio Production I.G) that specialises in the production of anime. They have worked on many popular series such as Martian Successor Nadesico, Love Hina, Shaman King, and To Love-Ru. Their sound effects department uses sound effects similar to those distinctly identified with Sunrise and other Japanese animation studios.

The company logotype is unique in the fact that it includes the phonetic transcription: [zíːbek].





Game animation


In 2003 the subsidiary XEBEC M2 was established, which focuses in providing animation assistance for their main studio and other companies (including OLM, as in Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys). It has also produced three full series: Petopeto-san, ZOMBIE LOAN and Hitohira. Its last activity was in 2009/2010.[3]

In 2012 it was followed by XEBECzwei, which handles in-between, key, and 2nd key animation for their main studio and other anime studios. It later produced the full series Fafner in the Azure: Exodus, which ran throughout 2015.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Xebec Company, Inc" (in Japanese). Xebec. Retrieved 2009-09-30.
  2. ^ "Message from the President Xebec Corporation "fun" is what the main theme" (in Japanese). Xebec. Archived from the original on February 13, 2010. Retrieved 2009-09-30.
  3. ^ "XEBEC M2(エムツー)" (in Japanese). Xebec. Archived from the original on 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  4. ^ "蒼穹のファフナー EXODUS". XEBECzwei (in Japanese). XEBEC. Retrieved 2014-09-22.

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