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Studio Proteus (Dark Horse Comics)
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Studio Proteus was a Japanese manga import and translation studio started by Toren Smith in 1986 and based in San Francisco, CA.

Since their inception, Studio Proteus has been responsible for translating a great number of manga titles for US audiences, including 3x3 Eyes, Akira, Appleseed, Blade of the Immortal, Cannon God Exaxxion, Caravan Kidd, Gunsmith Cats, Ghost in the Shell, Lone Wolf and Cub, Oh My Goddess!, Outlanders, and You're Under Arrest. Their work has been released via many publishers including Dark Horse Comics, Viz Media, Innovation Publishing, Eclipse Comics, and Fantagraphics.

In February of 2004, Dark Horse Comics purchased Studio Proteus; founder Toren Smith still works for them as an advisor and translator.

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3x3 Eyes (1991)

Appleseed (1988)
Appleseed (1995)
Appleseed Book Four (1991)
Appleseed Book Three (1989)
Appleseed Book Two (1989)
Appleseed Databook (1994)

Black Magic (1990)

Caravan Kidd (1992)
Caravan Kidd Holiday Special (1993)
Caravan Kidd Valentine's Day Special (1994)
Caravan Kidd, Part 2 (1993)
Caravan Kidd, Part 3 (1994)

Dirty Pair Book Three: A Plague of Angels (1990)
Dominion (1989)
Dominion: Phantom of the Audience (1994)
Drakuun: Shadow of the Warlock (1998)
Drakuun: Rise of the Dragon Princess (1997)
Drakuun: the Hidden War (1998)
Drakuun: The Revenge of Gustav (1997)
Gunsmith Cats: Kidnapped (1999)

Legend of Mother Sarah (1995)
Lost Continent (1990)
Lost World (2003)

Metropolis (2003)

Nextworld (2003)

Outlanders (1988)

Rebel Sword (1994)

Shadow Lady (Masakazu Katsura's...) (1998)
Super Manga Blast! (2000)

The Venus Wars II (1992)
The Venus Wars (1991)


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