Akatsuki Entertainment USA is a self-financed entertainment company focused on developing strategic creative partnerships between Hollywood and Japanese entities, and to acquire, develop and produce English-language intellectual properties for various platforms and mediums.
Akatsuki Entertainment USA, working closely with the many Akatsuki Inc. divisions, will also develop content for the parent company’s core mobile gaming business as well as create original Japanese content for local-language audiences.
The company is helmed by President and Board Member Annmarie Sairrino Bailey. Akatsuki Inc. COO Tetsuro Kouda will oversee Akatsuki Entertainment USA’s operation on behalf of the parent company. Moeko Suzuki will head the company’s Tokyo office. Rounding out the team in Los Angeles is Kat McPhee who oversees Strategy and Creative Affairs and Nicholas Zabaly serving as Research Manager.
Sandy Climan, President of Entertainment Media Ventures, has been named a senior advisor to Akatsuki Entertainment USA and to the parent company Akatsuki Inc.
Sep 2017 Established in Los Angeles