Studio Sunrise renamed to Bandai Namco Films: Why Gundam creator changed their name

Sunrise, known for being the top dog in the mecha genre, changed their name to Bandai Namco Filmworks.

On February 9th, Studio Sunrise announced that they would officially be changing their name to Bandai Namco Filmworks starting April 1st, 2022. Sunrise has operated as a subsidiary of Bandai since 1993, and stayed as a subsidiary even following Bandai’s merger with Namco back in 2009. This name change comes with some degree of surprise, … Read more