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AnimEigo Anime Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-201

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials from the private Wilmington, North Carolina company, AnimEigo. The AnimEigo Anime Collection includes Japanese animated cels, VHS covers for anime films, and anime film laserdiscs.

Dates

  • 1964-1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Established in Wilmington in 1989, AnimEigo is the oldest surviving Anime company in North America. Anime titles the company released include, “Bubblegum Crisis”, “Urusei Yatsura”, “Kimagure Orange Road”, and “Oh My Goddess!”. AnimEigo was also one of the first companies to release Japanese samurai films in North America.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (Contains 1 document box, 1 oversize box, 2 LP boxes, and 2 map case folders)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Kim Phipps in January 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Christie Chambers. Revised and updated for conversion to Archon in April, 2014 by Rebecca Baugnon and Maya Rodgers.

Creator

Title
AnimEigo Anime Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

910-962-7462