Japan Animes Manga Games Updated After Marth 11 Earthquake and tsunami (updated)

The following members of the anime, manga, game, and related industries have checked in via Twitter or other social networking sites to report being alive and well after the March 11 earthquake (Tōhoku Chihō Taiheiyō-oki Jishin):

Update: Studio Baobab has confirmed that all of its voice actors are safe.

Update 2: Ken Production has also confirmed that all of its voice actors are safe.

Update 3: Mausu Production has confirmed the safety of its voice actors.

Update 4: Viz Media has confirmed with ANN that it has been in contact with its co-owners, Shogakukan and Shueisha, and that all of its creators are safe.

Update 5: North American boys-love(BL) event Yaoi -Con reports that Japanese BL publisher Libre has confirmed the safety of its creators and editors.

Japanese Anime/Manga Industry:

Japan-based and Visiting North American Industry:

  • Matt Alt – update
  • William Flanaganupdate
  • Patrick W. Galbraith – via Right Stuf
  • Ken Hoinsky – via Facebook
  • Dan Kanemitsuupdate
  • Takayuki Karahashi – via Facebook
  • Roland Kelts – update
  • Stu Levyupdate
  • Isaac Lew – via Facebook
  • Patrick Maciasupdate
  • Evan Miller – update
  • Rob Pereyda – update
  • Sam Pinanskyupdate
  • Sean Chiochankitmun – via Facebook
  • Vince Shortino – via Skype
  • Matt Thornupdate
  • Alice Volkmar – via Facebook


Companies / Studios

  • CIRCUS game studio via MangaGamer’s John Pickettupdate
  • Crypton Future Media via Hatsune Miku’s Facebook Page – update
  • Good Smile Companyupdate
  • Hobby Link Japan figure seller – update
  • JAST USA – update
  • J-List via Peter Payne – update
  • Madhouse Studios via Masao Maruyamaupdate
  • Manga University – Via E-mail
  • Nintendoupdate
  • Production baobab and all its voice actors – update
  • Production I.G – via e-mail
  • Satelight – via e-mail
  • Square Enixupdate

Sources from ANN and Stradas


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