Studio Wanpack to Close After Founder Kōji Yamada Passes Away

The official website for Studio Wanpack has announced that its studio head and founder Kōji Yamada passed away on January 2, 2018. In addition, it announced that the studio will close down on February 28, 2018.

Studio Wanpack was founded in 1993. As of April 2017, the studio had reported nearly 90 staff members. The studio handled outsourced key animation or in-between animation for hundreds of anime, including Laid-Back Camp (episode 4) and many other recent series such as Made in Abyss, Scum’s Wish, and Yuri!!! on Ice.

Source: ANN

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