Kenji Horikawa (堀川 憲司 Horikawa, Kenji) is the founder and President of P.A. Works Studio  and the Operations Director for Bee TrainProductions Inc. He was also formerly an employee with Production I.G and Tatsunoko Productions. In 2000 he founded P.A. Works and currently produces the works produced by the studio. Horikawa has also worked as a Production Manager and Production Assistant.
P.A.Works Corporation (株式会社ピーエーワークス Kabushiki-gaisha Pī Ē Wākusu, short for Progressive Animation Works) is a Japanese animation studio established on November 10, 2000 and is located in Nanto, Toyama, Japan. The company's president and founder Kenji Horikawa once worked for Tatsunoko Production, Production I.G, and Bee Train before forming P.A.Works in 2000. The main office is located in Toyama, Japan, which is where the drawing and digital photography take place, and production and direction takes place in their Tokyo office. The company is also involved with animation in video games, as well as collaborating in the past with Production I.G and Bee Train to create anime. In January 2008, P.A.Works produced True Tears, their first anime series as the main animation studio involved in the production process.