TBS Holdings invests in Megalis, a global visual effects studio. THE SEVEN, a TBS subsidiary studio for global strategy, strengthens its VFX production capabilities and readiness to deliver content to global markets.


TBS Holdings, Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Takashi Sasaki), is pleased to announce a significant capital investment in Megalis, Inc., a premier VFX production company known for its global talent and cutting-edge technology. Established in 2017 and based in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Megalis, Inc. is co-directed by CEOs Christophe Rodo and Jeffrey Dillinger. The company has earned acclaim for its exceptional VFX work in movies and dramas, cementing its status as one of the leaders in the industry.


In a parallel development, TBS Group's pioneering studio for global strategy, THE SEVEN, Inc., (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President Tatsuo Sugai), has forged a strategic partnership with Megalis. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in bolstering the company’s production capabilities.


These collaborations are pivotal to TBS Group's ambitious global strategy, as outlined in its long-term vision, VISION 2030. By integrating Megalis's unparalleled expertise in VFX production with its own diverse entertainment portfolio, it aims to enhance its content's appeal on the global stage and expand its footprint.

Megalis: Global Talent and Technology

A global VFX production house, Megalis is a team of exceptional VFX creators from around the world. With offices in Tokyo and France, Megalis handles a broad spectrum of projects, including visual effects for movies and dramas, as well as 3DCG animated features and series, working with clients in Japan and around the world. The studio's visual production work on projects like the Netflix series ONI: Thunder God’s Tale, the winner of three Emmy Awards, is driving their growth of global acclaim.

CEO Christophe Rodo

CEO Jeffrey Dillinger

THE SEVEN and Megalis Enter into a Strategic Partnership Agreement

THE SEVEN, the TBS Group’s studio for global strategy, has forged a strategic partnership with Megalis. This collaboration has been further enriched by Megalis's contribution of visual effects for projects developed in conjunction with THE SEVEN, including the Netflix live-action series Yu Yu Hakusho and the feature film Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead. THE SEVEN’s strategic partnership and TBS's investment in Megalis, mark a major step forward in the TBS Group’s commitment to bringing high-quality, visually compelling content to audiences worldwide.

Megalis Company Overview


Name: Megalis, Inc.

Location: Dai 2 Yamada Building Floor 2, Sumiyoshicho 3-2 Shinjuku, Tokyo Japan

Founded: March 16, 2017

CEOs: Christophe Rodo, Jeffrey Dillinger


THE SEVEN Company Overview

THE SEVEN, Inc., which is a subsidiary production studio of Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc., primarily collaborates with global streaming platforms to plan, develop, and produce high-end content for a worldwide audience. The company also engages in IP development and management, as well as business expansion into areas such as film, live entertainment, and licensing, with a focus on leveraging intellectual properties for global business development.


Name: THE SEVEN, Inc.

Location: THE Hexagon 3F 5-4-7 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan

Founded: January 7, 2022

President: Tatsuo Sugai


Inquiries: VFX Strategy Office, Business Investment Strategy Division, TBS Holdings

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Inquiries: Corporate Branding and Promotion Center, TBS Holdings, Inc

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