Through its official Twitter account, animation studios P.A. WORKS released an update commemorating its 20th founding anniversary. "P.A. WORKS celebrated its 20th anniversary today, November 10, 2020. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our fans and related companies who have been supporting us since our inception. As a special occasion for this 20th anniversary, our representative Horikawa has left a message on the official blog. "
Founded in November 2000 in Nanto, Toyama, P.A. WORKS, short for Progressive Animation Works, still has its president and founder Kenji Horikawa, who previously had worked for studios such as Tatsunoko Production, Production I.G. and Bee Train Production. The company has been involved in video game development, as well as collaborations for anime production.
In January 2008, the studios produced the True Tears series, its first anime being the main animation studio. Later, in April 2018, the studios founded P.A. BOOKS, an electronic publishing house for light novel publishing, with the novelization of the original True Tears anime being its first publication.
Currently, the company is producing the A3 series! Season Autumn & Winter and the original animation project Kamisama ni Natta Hi, in fact, the studios have produced all of Jun Maeda's original anime, including Angel Beats! and Charlotte.
Source: Official Twitter Account
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