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Creator: Dong Woo Animation
aka: Dong Woo

Dong Woo Animation is a South Korean animation studio. It's has been the main outsourcing firm of owner Studio Gallop since 1994.

Since its inception in 1991, Dong Woo has made a name for itself in animating both western cartoons and Anime. Since 2002, Dong Woo Animation has been the main overseas animation production house for Warner Bros. Animation, along with Lotto Animation, Yeson Entertainment, Digital eMation and MOI Animation.

Shows worked on by Dong Woo:

Anime, identified

Anime, Unspecified work
Western Animation

Tropes associated with Dong Woo:

  • Animation Bump: Ninja Turtles and Dante's Inferno are the best examples.
  • Animesque: Some of its western works, being partly an anime company.
  • Conspicuous CG: Inital D, Transformers, Ultimate Spider-Man, Ninja Turtles (among others) all have this.
  • Latex Perfection: They're usually better at animating this than other Korean studios.
  • Off Model: Not often, but is obvious when it happens.
  • Production Posse: Along with Lotto Animation, they have been a major client for Warner Bros. Animation in the 2000's. They were also exclusively used by the 2003 TMNT series, to the point of getting their studio logo shown after the credits.

Big StarUsefulNotes/South KoreaDR Movie
Digital eMationProducersDR Movie
Studio GallopNames to Know in AnimeStudio Ghibli

alternative title(s): Dong Woo; Dong Woo Animation
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