1. Akatsuki launches new office in LA
10/4/2017 4:00:38 PM
Akatsuki launches new office in LA
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Akatsuki launches new office in LA

Christian Hargrave Christian Hargrave in Game Development Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Japanese Game Development company launches their first US office the Los Angeles, CA.

Japanese mobile gaming company Akatsuki Inc. has launched a far-reaching Los Angeles based entertainment production company to develop, finance and produce feature films and content across all platforms for the global marketplace.

The self-financed company will initially focus on developing strategic partnerships between Hollywood and Japanese companies to acquire, develop and produce commercially driven intellectual properties. Akatsuki Entertainment USA will also seek to develop content for the company’s core mobile gaming business as well as Japanese content.
Akatsuki Entertainment USA is helmed by production executive Annmarie Sairrino Bailey who is named as President and Board Member. Akatsuki Entertainment USA’s Moeko Suzuki will work alongside Bailey from the company’s Tokyo office.

Tetsuro Kouda, who will be overseeing Akatsuki Entertainment USA’s operation on behalf of the parent company, remarked “The launch of Akatsuki Entertainment USA is perfectly in line with our company philosophy to always be looking for new and exciting opportunities and to never give up on following your dreams. We have always worked towards expanding our business and improving our corporate values in order to meet the expectations of our investors and partners. It’s at the heart of what makes Akatsuki great as we embrace our Golden Journey. Our goal is to produce original and distinctive films of the highest quality to excite and move audiences not only in United States or Japan but the whole world, so please welcome Akatsuki Entertainment USA.”

Annmarie Sairrino Bailey added, “I feel incredibly honored to be a part of the Akatsuki team. They are an amazing and hard-working company with exceptional core values and I was immediately attracted to their professionalism and their unmistakable business acumen. Akatsuki Entertainment USA is a fantastic opportunity to continue to cultivate and work with top Japanese content creators and partners, identifying and creating meaningful films, games and other IP both here in Hollywood and in Japan, and help Akatsuki’s natural progression in becoming a leader in global entertainment production.”

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