P.A. Works Corporation (株式会社ピーエーワークス Kabushiki kaisha Pii Ee Waakusu?, short for Progressive Animation Works) is a Japanese animation studio established on November 10, 2000 and is located in Nanto, Toyama, Japan. The company's president and founder Kenji Horikawa once worked for Tatsunoko Production, Production I.G, and Bee Train before forming P.A. Works in 2000. The main office is located in Toyama, Japan, which is where the drawing and digital photography take place, and production and direction takes place in their Tokyo office. The company is also involved with animation in video games, along with collaborating in the past with Production I.G and Bee Train with anime. In January 2008, P.A. Works produced True Tears, their first anime series as the main animation studio involved in the production process.[2]

Produced series

TV series produced

True Tears


Angel Beats!

  • Series run: April 3, 2010 – June 26, 2010
  • Genres: Action, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
  • Episodes 13 x 24 minutes
  • Story originally conceived by Jun Maeda

TV series partially produced

Animated films partially produced

Video games partially animated


  • Anime project tourism Toyama: Animation part
  • Longing for a Tear Bringing Sky "Lovers in Tateyama" [4]
  • Longing for a Tear Bringing Sea "A Friendship on the Beach" [5]
  • Longing for a Tear Bringing Cuisine "Grandpa in Gokayama" [6]


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