Visual Novel Publisher 5pb Becomes Mages, 5pb Director Is Head Of The Company


imageAG-ONE is uniting an eclectic group of companies – entertainment talent management group Arkray, licensing business Seed Project, Dwango Creative School, event company Animelo Summer Life, 5pb Records, and 5pb Games under one umbrella.


All of those companies will become Mages and 5pb executive director Chiyomaru Shikura is leading the entire group. Shikura believes Mages will streamline operations, make rapid responses to the changing market, and create satisfying products for fans.


This change will not affect any projects in development or company polices. No staff will be cut either, in fact Shikura plans to push forward and hire even more staff. We’ll have more from 5pb.. I mean Mages executive director Shikura in the coming days.

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