P.A.Works, Inc. (Japanese: 株式会社ピーエーワークス Hepburn: 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 Production before forming P.A.Works Corporation in 2000. The studio changed its name to P.A.Works in 2002. 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.
On April 20, 2018, P.A.Works announced a new e-book label named P.A.Books, with the first release being a novel adaptation of their first anime, True Tears.