Creator: Anime R

Also known as Anime Roman, Double R, Anime Aru or Anime Earl, Anime R is a highly prolific, Osaka-based Japanese support studio established in the late 1970s by Moriyasu Taniguchi and Hiromi Muranaka. Since establishment, the company has worked with Sunrise on many of their shows.

They are also responsible for the anime short Pony Metal U-GAIM, a crossover between two shows — Magical Angel Creamy Mami and Heavy Metal L-Gaim (the latter of which is listed below).

Credits lists can be seen on the Anime News Network Encyclopedia. See also Studio Mu, a sister studio established by Muranaka. AniPages has documented some of their 1980s/early 1990s works.

Anime R's other credits include:

  • Black Magic M-66 (With AIC)
  • Capricorn
  • Dragon Slayer (The OVA, with Nakamura Productions)
  • Dream Hunter Rem (Original series. Also provided Key Animation for New Dream Hunter Rem: Massacre in the Phantasmic Labyrinth)
  • Garaga
  • Good Morning Althea
  • Superdimensional Romanesque Samy
  • Twinkle Heart — Gingakei made Todokanai (with Studio Mu)

Outsourced; OVA and Movie work

Outsourced; TV and video games

Tropes shown by the company:

  • Animesque: Real Ghostbusters, The Transformers, ThunderCats, SilverHawks, Captain Power and Oban, to some degree.
  • Names to Know in Anime: Studio BONES co-founder Hiroshi Osaka started off here. As did Jin-Roh director Hiroyuki Okiura.
  • Humongous Mecha: A sizable portion of their credits include at least one of these.