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Case List

Graphics tablet manufacturers

Wacom Co., Ltd.
Clip Studio Paint PRO bundled with the Wacom One Creative Pen Display and offered worldwide
(January 2020)

Clip Studio Paint PRO (12-month version) bundled with the Wacom Cintiq 16 and Wacom Cintiq 22 in Japan
(October 2019)

Clip Studio Paint bundled with the Wacom Intuos offered worldwide
(March 2018)

Clip Studio Paint bundled with the Wacom Intuos and Wacom Intuos series of pen tablets across the entire Japan and Asia/Pacific* product lines
(September 2013)

Educational Institutions

Osaka University of Arts
"CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX can be used for everything from manga and illustrations to animation"

Professor Machiko Satonaka
Chairperson, Character Creation Department

Bunsei University of Art
"Using CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX to bring manga to the other side of the world"

Professor Tetsuya Chiba and Associate Professor Seiichi Tanaka
Manga Department, Fine Arts Faculty

Kyoto Seika University
"CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX is the only program designed from the perspective of the artists involved in a key part of Japanese culture."

Associate Professor Kohei Nishino
Character Design Course
Department of Manga, School of Manga

California Department of Education’s Arts, Media, and Entertainment (AME) Initiative
Providing Clip Studio Paint DEBUT (6-month Ver.) to 2 million students and teachers in 1,600 high schools across California, USA
Texas Computer Education Association
Providing Clip Studio Paint DEBUT (6-month Ver.) to over 4.5 million students at approximately 10,000 educational institutions across Texas, USA
KADOKAWA Contents Academy Co., Ltd.
KADOKAWA Contents Academy is using CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX, our manga and illustration production software, as an educational tool in their overseas content schools.

Hardware manufacturers

Clip Studio Paint for Galaxy now available in the Galaxy Store worldwide
(August 2020)

Stub-preloading of Clip Studio Paint on the Galaxy Tab S7 FE
(August 2021)

Samsung Developer Conference 2021: Appearance from Lead Clip Studio Paint Engineer
(October 2021)

Clip Studio Paint bundled with Galaxy Book3 Pro 360 and Galaxy Book3 360 worldwide 
A superior creative experience offering cross-platform capability with Galaxy tablets and smartphones
(February 2023)
Microsoft Japan Co.,Ltd.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT is compatible with the new Surface pen. In addition, CLIP STUDIO PAINT’s performance has been optimized to operate on the new Surface Pro and Surface Studio.Also compatible with Surface Dial.
HP Japan Inc.
Clip Studio Paint Bundled with New HP Laptops
-Adopted in all 9 series-
(December 2020)

Campaign for a limited number of purchasers of HP laptop to receive a free copy of CLIP STUDIO PAINT wilth their purchase.
(March 2018)
Clip Studio Paint bundled with Wacom tablet for illustration model of the Fujitsu “LIFEBOOK WU2/D2” PC in the FMV Series.
(March 2020)

The download version of Clip Studio Paint pro was given to Fujitsu WEB MART customers for free in a campaign for artists.
(March 2014)
Asus Japan announces line-up of computers suitable for Clip Studio Paint
Epson Direct Corp.
Epson Direct selling new PC for creators, recommended for Clip Studio Paint.
MSI Computer Japan Co., Ltd.
MSI Releases "CLIP STUDIO PAINT" Performance-checked & ecommended PC
VAIO Corporation
Yoshifumi Ito
Product Producer,Head of Planning and Marketing Division

Combining CLIP STUDIO PAINT and the VAIO® Z Canvas to create an environment that makes production easy for artists
TOSHIBA Corporation
CLIP STUDIO PAINT has been bundled in the dynabook KIRA premium laptop


CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO was included with Mezase! Mangaka PC de Manga o Kako! (Become a Manga Artist! Let's Try Computer Drawing!), an introductory book on digital manga production from Shonen Sunday magazine.
Kodansha Ltd.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO digital manga production software included in Nakayoshi magazine's box set and book on how to draw manga!

eBook Solution

Fujiko-Pro Co., Ltd. - DORAEMON Channel
E-book viewer Clip Studio Reader implemented into DORAEMON Channel, the official Doraemon app.

Service providers

NAVER WEBTOON's online brand store WEBTOON FRIENDS offers Clip Studio Paint EX/PRO one-year license card in Korea
pixiv Inc.
Sponsored the pixiv Comic Monthly Award
(June 2018)

Began sales of "CLIP STUDIO PAINT pixiv"
(December 2016)

Linked features with pixivFACTORY BOOKS
(October 2016)

Provided illustration software Clip Studio Paint free of charge to all pixiv users
(September 2013)
Celsys sponsored Comico’s 3rd Taiwan manga award event, “Comico Original Manga Awards.”
Lezhin Entertainment, LLC
CELSYS sponsored the 3rd “Lezhin Comics World Manga Contest”
Amazon Japan
CLIP STUDIO PAINT, the highest quality manga production software, now has a function for exporting works in Kindle format.
It was pre-announced at COMITIA109, with a free seminar.
DWANGO Co., Ltd. /niwango Inc.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT is a staple tool for the millions of members of niconico. In July 2014, we offered the 40 million members (the number of members at the time) the opportunity to use CLIP STUDIO PAINT for free.

Animation studio

Clip Studio Paint in a Malaysian animation studio

Mr.Hiroyuki Kato, Animation Producer
Mr. Jason Chng Oon Seong, Animator

Nippon Animation Co.,Ltd.
Nippon Animation on Introducing Clip Studio Paint to their Digital Workflow

Mr. Yamamoto, Producer
Mr. Watanabe, Producer
Mr. Oba, In-Between Animation Director
Ms. Takahashi, Animator

Creating the animated parts of Momoiro Clover Z's "WE ARE BORN" music video using CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX

Mr. Ueno, Group Leader, Digital Group Ms. So, Ms. Asaka, Ms. Kuroda, Ms. Morita

Kamikaze Douga Co., Ltd.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX was used to make Kamikaze's new motion graphics animation of City Hunter

Ms. Satake, Ms. Sakina, Mr. Yoshibe and Ms. Umeki

Video game developers

Pyramid, Inc. / Fumikane Shimada
【“Alice Gear Aegis” Creator interview】
Use cases: 3D modeling feedback and QA

Pyramid, Inc.
President Junichi Kashiwagi
Design dpt. Manager Naoto Tanaka

Illustrator Fumikane Shimada

Using Clip Studio Paint to produce “100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams”

Art Director: Planarico

Clip Studio Paint Case Study: “Toraware no Palm”

Character Designer: Chisato Mita

Event Sponsorships -Japan-

Comic Market
Comic Market Booth
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
The PlayStation® VR game "Summer Lesson" Illustration Contest was jointly hosted with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
Animation Creative Technology Forum (ACTF)
-Animation Creative Technology Forum (ACTF) 2021 in TAAF co-hosted with JAniCA and Wacom
(March 2021)

-Celsys hosted the Animation Creative Technology Forum (ACTF)with JAniCA and Wacom
WEBTOON CANVAS and Clip Studio Paint collaborate to hold an online creator summit
How to “WEBTOON”
Clip Studio Paint, WEBTOON CANVAS, and Wacom Hold Online Event, “How to 'WEBTOON,'” for Webcomic Creators
Connected Ink 2020
Clip Studio Paint Sponsors Wacom’s 24-Hour “Connected Ink 2020” Online/Offline Hybrid Event
International Illustration Contest 2020
Galaxy x Wacom x Clip Studio Paint: International Illustration Contest 2020
SIGGRAPH Asia 2018
Celsys Attends SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
Live2D conference "alive 2017"
Live2D conference "alive 2017"
International Illustration Contest
International Illustration Contest hosted by Adobe and CLIP STUDIO PAINT
CELSYS is sponsoring the manga/illustration contest by the French manga posting site "MANGADRAFT".
Tokyo Anime Award Festival
CELSYS has sponsored the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017.
Corel Corporation Ltd.
With CLIP STUDIO PAINT and Corel Painter® being the official tools, CELSYS co-sponsored the contest held by Corel Corporation.

Event Sponsorships -Worldwide-

Polymanga (Switzerland)
Sponsored largest Japanese and Western pop culture event in Switzerland: Polymanga 2022
Japan Expo (France)
Winning entries for the International Comic/Manga School Contest for students around the world exhibited at Japan Expo Paris 2022
(July 2022)

Clip Studio Paint on display at Wacom's booth at Japan Expo, a festival for celebrating Japanese culture, such as manga, video games, and music
(July 2019)
Celsys sponsors Short Animated Film Festival, PRIME THE ANIMATION
People’s Choice Award winner awarded Clip Studio Paint
Manga Barcelona (Spain)
Clip Stuio Paint opened a workshop at “Manga Barcelona” in Spain’s Barcelona trade fair.
Stockholm Comic-Con (Sweden)
At Stockholm Comic Con in Sweden, Clip Studio Paint was used in a live drawing event by artist ChrissaBug at Wacom’s booth.
Seoul Comic-Con (Korea)
At Seoul Comic Con in Korea, Clip Studio Paint was used in a live drawing event by artist Choo Hye-yeon at Wacom’s booth.
Doujin Market (Singapore)
Clip Studio Paint was used in a live drawing event at the Wacom booth at the largest doujinshi sale event in Singapore, Doujin Market.
MCM London Comic Con (United Kingdom)
We held Clip Studio Paint workshops and panel discussions about the comic industry!
CG Trader (Lithuania)
CGTrader, one of the world's largest online 3D data marketplaces, is holding the CGTrader Digital Art Competition and presenting copies of Clip Studio Paint EX as part of the prizes to the winners.
Manga Comic Con (Germany)
We held a Clip Studio Paint interactive display and workshop at the comic and manga convention, Manga-Comic-Con, in Germany's Leipziger Messe.
Lucca Comics & Games(Italy)
The whole city of Lucca is the venue! Clip Studio Paint at the "Lucca Comics & Games" convention in Italy.
MAG 2018(Germany)
Celsys sponsored "MAG 2018", a manga, anime and games convention in Erfurt, Germany.
We exhibited at Taiwan’s largest fanzine event, “FancyFrontier”.

Technology Alliance

WEBTOON Entertainment
WEBTOON Entertainment and Celsys form Technology Alliance Improving content creation for the globally expanding webtoon market
ax Inc & Axell Corporation Deep learning framework “ailia SDK”
ailia SDK, developed by ax Inc. & Axell Corporation, used in Smart Smoothing feature in Clip Studio Paint
KEI CORPORATION co.,Ltd. NAVIO, the artist circle catalog
Clip Studio online reader service links with NAVIO, the artist circle catalog
Internet Co., Ltd. Megpoid Talk GUMI
Synthesized voices from Megpoid Talk can now be used in CLIP STUDIO ACTION
Increase the expressive range of your 3D animation characters

Character content collaboration

“Nurimasu!” Coloring Contest with Snow Miku 2019
(January 2019)

CELSYS’s smartphone-based drawing app "kakooyo!" used in the making of "Piapro no Kabe: Digital Version" at Hatsune Miku's Magical Mirai 2016 event
(September 2016)

CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO/HATSUNE MIKU Illustration Making Book Model (Amazon only)
(October 2014)

A limited edition of CLIP STUDIO PAINT with a HATSUNE MIKU design was available at Magicalmirai 2014 in OSAKA
(August 2014)


Clip Studio Paint DEBUT Partnership Case Studies
・Microsoft Japan Co.,Ltd.
・pixiv Inc.
・Wacom Co., Ltd.
・THIRDWAVE Corporation
・California Department of Education Arts, Media and Entertainment Initiative
・National High School Manga Championship

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