THE HISTORY OF TSUME
Tsume SA was created in Luxemburg in 2010. Since the very start, the company aimed at being the leader in producing high quality resin statues with the help of the most prestigious Japanese licensors.
Nowadays, after more than 3 years of hard work and a reached demanding level of quality, Tsume works with the most famous corporations like Shueisha, Toei Animation, TV Tokyo, Kodansha or Hakusensha.
Cyril Marchiol, founder of the society and his team are honored to work on very popular licenses. Strongly concerned by the satisfaction of both customers and right-owners, Tsume aims at creating the best products ever around the world.
“We persistently aim at reaching the best quality level. Each project should get to an ultimate result, this is why everything must be foreseen. We also whish to bring our own vision of the characters respecting as much as possible the authors's work. In a way, we use all possible means to get to what we want even if we have to show our claws ! (Tsume means claw in japanese)”
TEAMWORK, THE KEY OF SUCCESS
Like any company, Tsume SA has a line management but every employee is crucial and takes part in making ambitious projects come true.
Cyril Marchiol is the founder, director and main representative of Tsume but he is also an endless source of new ideas and a great artistic supervisor.
Cyril Farudja is a 3D sculptor, the artistic director and supervises a team of sculptors. He is an expert in fine arts, dynamic poses and attention to details.
Muhammet Ay is technical director and also a 3D sculptor. He creates great pieces of art but also manages 3D prints, Tsume’s website and internal business development tools.
Guillaume Hémery and Mickaël Gros are the paint masters. They bring prototypes to life with accurate and brightful colour schemes.
Patrick Grange is the brand manager. He ensures the product lines are evolving and holds quality control matters. He is also in charge of 2D aspects like packagings, decals and concept arts.
Sebastien Agogué is the public relations manager and community manager. He also handles projects planning and manages approvals with right owners.
Sabrina Marchiol is the accountant of the society. She is in charge of administration, invoicing and logistics.
Joffrey Renauld is a cabinetmaker and warehouseman. He also has traditionnal wood sculpting skills and retools 3d prints by hand.
A STRONG COMMUNITY
Without the support of unconditional fans, Tsume would not be the same. Our firm managed to create a real community, ready to buy every product and eager to discover new items.
Events like Japan Expo in Paris or Made in Asia in Belgium showed how strong Tsume’s reputation is. Figure collectors came from all Europe to meet the team and discover new figures.
With outstanding products and a well-established brand image, Tsume is able to create its own event. With the support of prestigious partners (Mister Hobby, Harder and Steenbeck) and editors (Glénat, Pika, Kana, Kurokawa, Tonkam...), the Tsume Fan Day is a new entertainment moment promoting japanese hobby and culture. The first event was obviously a great success and the Tsume Fan Day represents the future of Tsume’s event program in Europe. Other Events will be even more internationally-minded.
SOME NEW PERSPECTIVES
Tsume is the leader in producing high quality resin statues in Europe. We are honoured capcom trusted our team giving us a worldwide license with Street Fighter IV Ultra. More prestigious Japanese licensors follow this path and allow us to offer our 2014 products to every fan in the world.
Tsume will also have new axes of development to show soon. New entertainment fields will be concerned and Anime fan’s codes and habits will be carried to a new level of quality. Don't hesitate to follow us on social networks and to join our Facebook community.