The largest Australian anime and manga distributor.
An Australian licensor and distributor of Japanese animation and manga books.
Madman was founded in 1996 to distribute a number of smaller licenses such as You're Under Arrest (OVA) and Bubblegum Crisis 2032. It has massively expanded it's catalog throughout it's life, becoming the largest anime distributer in Australia and New Zealand. The company controls about 97% of Australia's anime releases. Madman also has a line of otaku-oriented apparel merchandise and is also the top manga distributor in Australia with exclusive distribution deals with Viz Media, Tokyopop and Chuang Yi Publishing. Madman is the exclusive distributer of Studio Ghibli films, as well as the exclusive distributer of Bandai Entertainment anime, before Bandai went defunct. It has had a streaming service since 2008.
|Company Name||Madman Entertainment|
|Street Address||1-35 Wellington St|
|Date Founded||Nov. 1, 1996, midnight|