Studio Pierrot (スタジオぴえろ, Sutajio Piero) is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1979 by former employees of Tatsunoko Production. Its headquarters is located in Mitaka, Tokyo. The company has a simple logo of the face of a clown. Pierrot is a French word for clown, adopted from the classical character of Pierrot.
Studio Pierrot is the animation company that animated The Mysterious Cities of Gold in 1982.
They are known for production of anime in the magical girl sub-genre, especially with their magical girl series of shows.