Sunrise is a Japanese animation studio and production company that produced the Cowboy Bebop anime. It is a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings. Its former name was Nippon Sunrise and, before that, Sunrise Studios. Its headquarters is in Suginami, Tokyo. Hajime Yatate (矢立 肇 Yatate Hajime) is a pseudonym for the collective contributions of the Sunrise animation staff.