simpleshow takes its explaining skills to Japan

simpleshow, the explainer video producer, has opened a new Tokyo office in April. Joining the offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, it is now the company’s third location in Asia.

Luxembourg, 13 May 2014 – The list of cities with a simpleshow office is constantly growing: Berlin, Stuttgart, London, Málaga, Miami, Singapore, Luxembourg, Hong Kong. And now, in April, the explainer video producer has even opened an office in Tokyo (

“We value proximity to our customers. Thanks to our new branch office, we can now advise our Japanese customers on location as well,” says Karsten Böhrs, CEO of simpleshow. “Of course our video productions and service will continue to meet simpleshow’s usual high standards.” To guarantee the calibre of simpleshow explainer videos in Japan, the Tokyo team has already graduated from the in-house training system, the simpleshow academy.

Tetsu Yoshida, the director of the new Japan location, is very optimistic about the launch: “We are confident that simpleshow explainer videos have great potential in the Japanese market and are looking forward to impressing customers in Japan with the quality of simpleshow products.”

The concept underlying the explainer videos, a mixture of storytelling, sound design and easy-to-understand symbolic visual language, has already been tried and tested internationally. Thus there are no obstacles to the explainer video producer’s latest step towards expansion.

About simpleshow

simpleshow is the market leader in explainer videos. Since its founding in 2008, the company has produced several thousand videos for customers in more than 50 languages – including global players such as Microsoft, eBay, Audi, Deutsche Bank and Novartis. Over the past 5 years, simpleshow has made a name for itself with its iconic illustrated “papermation” technique. Today, the company offers several explainer videos formats that convey complex subject matter in a short and engaging manner. All team members undergo a rigorous training process at the in-house Academy. Simpleshow has more than 100 employees based in Berlin, Stuttgart, Luxembourg, Miami, Singapore, Hong Kong, London and now Tokyo.

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