J CUBE Inc.
J CUBE Inc. is a software design, research & development company based in Yokohama, Japan, with representatives in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Montreal. Originally established in 2013 to improve production at Polygon Pictures, in just 4 years J CUBE introduced open source technology, SIGGRAPH publications and brought to market novel end-user products: Multiverse and Maneki®.
Maneki® revolutionized Anime production at Polygon Pictures by introducing Photo-Surreal Rendering (PSR) with the BLAME! movie. Multiverse empowered complex VFX shots on major Hollywood movies and TV series, such as Logan, Doctor Strange, Alien Covenant, Spiderman Homecoming, Ben Hur, The Shallows, The Greatest Showman, The Mist. Many more titles using Multiverse and Maneki® are scheduled for 2018.
As of 2017 J CUBE is a privately owned and independent company.
At J CUBE we research the domain intersection of art & technology to identify practical problems in 3D animation and VFX. We then develop solutions that simplify the digital content creation process by applying our engineering craftmanships together with design and usability principles. Our aim is to create next-generation human-centric software: easy & pleasant to use, time-saving, cost-effective. To benefit production environments worldwide.