Talent management agency Axl One announced on March 31, 2018 that voice actors Jun Fukuyama and Shinnosuke Tachibana left the agency to form their own company.
The two voice actors then announced on April 2, 2018 that they have formed the new Black Ship agency. Fukuyama and Tachibana are listed as representative directors and CEOs of the company.
Fukuyama’s credits include Lelouch from Code Geass, Albert de Morcerf in The Count of Monte Cristo, Luca Angeloni in Macross Frontier, Manticore in Boogiepop Phantom, Kraft Lawrence in Spice & Wolf, Yūta Togashi in Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!, Makoto Hanamiya in Kuroko’s Basketball, Koro-sensei in Assassination Classroom, Joker/Ren Amamiya in Persona 5, Ango Sakaguchi in Bungo Stray Dogs, and Ichimatsu in Mr. Osomatsu.
Tachibana’s credits include Minato Sahashi in Sekirei, Benvolio in Romeo X Juliet, Tomoe in Kamisama Kiss, Nils Nielsen in Gundam Build Fighters, Peroroncino in Overlord, and Maximilian in The Royal Tutor.