Hyderabad: Indian animation studio Green Gold Animation has aligned with Japanese Broadcaster, TV Asahi and its animation production arm, Shin-ei Animation for producing new episodes of popular animation series Ninja Hattori.
Shin-ei and Green Gold will create the new episodes of the iconic anime hit in 2D-HD through a digitally mastered process. The show has been airing in Japan and around the world since the 1980s.
Takahiro Kishimoto, the head of animation at the international business department and entertainment division for TV Asahi, noted, “This collaboration with Green Gold will be another step forward for our business development in India, and we hope it will open new doors not only for ourselves but for the entire animation industry both in Japan and India.”
Yuichi Nagata, producer at Shin-ei Animation, added, “We are excited to have Green Gold on board to take part in the production of our new season of Ninja Hattori. With our creative content in collaboration with Green Gold’s quality of skills in animation making and diligence, we are c
onvinced that the production of this significant content will be brought to a whole new level of creativity.”
Bharath Laxmipati, VP of content sales at Green Gold, noted, “Working on a global show like Ninja Hattori plays an all-round win-win for us as a leading animation company from India. It is an excellent opportunity to showcase our talent. We look forward to working with Shin-ei’s and TV Asahi on the hugely popular show Ninja Hattori.”
TV Asahi and Shin-ei Animation have been producing new episodes of Ninja Hattori since 2012. TV Asahi handles international distribution. The show has aired in India since 2006.