On February 16, anime Halo Legends was released on home video in North America. The project was financed by Microsoft’s Halo arm 343 Industries and created by some of the biggest names in Japanese animation. But who are these names?
If you like Halo Legends, you might like the studios that are behind each animated episode. Even if you do not like Halo Legends, you still might like the other flicks they have done.
The entertainment arm of Casio, responsible for “The Package” in Halo Legends. Casio Entertaiment also worked on live-action film Dai-Nipponjin, the first from from comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto.
The studio created “Prototype” for Halo Legends and is known for created anime versions of licensed properties. Darker Than Black is a true stand out.
The long standing giant of the anime industry contributed “Odd One Out” to Halo Legends. With a catalogue of works dating back to the 1950s, its hard to pick a handful. Notables include (but are not limited to) Cutie Honey, Dr. Slump Arale-chan and GeGeGe no Kitaro — among many, many more like Sailor Moon, One Piece and most recently, Kaidan Restaurant.
Kotaku AU Note: Halo Legends releases in Australia first week of March.