|Exhibited in parallel with “Animation Japan Business Day” on March 25-26, Assatel “The Future of the Future” announced|
|Manga Productions (Head office: Riyadh city) in Saudi Arabia (hereinafter referred to as Saudi Arabia), which handles content businesses such as animation, participated in the “Saudi Arabia Content Seminar” held at a hotel in Ariake, Tokyo on March 26. The seminar will be sponsored by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), from Saudi Arabia to manga Productions · 77 Media, and from Japan Toei Animation Inc. · KADOKAWA · SNK · Mizuho Bank will participate in the content production status and We announced the internship of Saudi students and the future tasks.|
| The seminar was held as an event contributing to Saudi Vision’s long-term strategy, Saudi Vision 2030.|
Mr. Osamu Mizui, director of the Middle East for JETRO, made opening remarks, and Mr. Yasuhiko Yoshida, the Trade Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, made a guest greeting, followed by Mr. JETRO Riyad, director of Hideki Tsuji, who gave an overview of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Manga Productions has been co-producing content with Japanese animation and game companies since 2017, and has formed an internship for Saudi youths to study and learn the process from the start to the completion of the content. By studying content production know-how at a Japanese company, Saudi young people have an opportunity to be involved in content production in the future.
【Panel discussion held by Saudi and Japanese content companies】
From the left: JETRO · Satoshi Hideki, Mizuho Bank · Yasuhiro Yamagata, SNK · Yoichiro Soda, KADOKAWA · Susumu Tsukamoto,
■ Mr. Shinji Shimizu, Managing Director of Toei Animation, Inc. “I was asked to produce an animation from Saudi Arabia in 2011, and eight years have passed since. However, we aim to be the same, and the staffs of the two countries are cooperating and having fun. More than 100 people are involved in one animation, and the various concerns are changing and having fun making Japan’s Arabian folklore in Japan Things are like Saudi Arabia making samurai anime and it is very difficult, but Saudi is now in the midst of reform, and I hope this opens the door and follows you all. ”
“Anime Japan Business Day” was held on March 25th and 26th at Tokyo Big Sight, and Manga Productions exhibited at the booth. At the booth, Japanese public organizations and companies, and content business people from overseas visited, and they received an explanation of the company in an interview while watching Assatiel’s new anime from Manga Productions, “The Future of the Future”.
Location: Al-Fazary Square, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, KSA