Anime streaming wars: Japanese films gain fans worldwide, as Sony, HBO Max and Netflix scramble for rights to show them

Anime streaming wars: Japanese films gain fans worldwide, as Sony, HBO Max and Netflix scramble for rights to show them

South China Morning Post – 12 February 2021

Anime, with it’s roots deep in Japanese history but also with contemporary appeal, is the country’s most popular cultural export. Currently however, demand is greater than supply, with the film genre fast gaining popularity but unable to recruit young anime artists due to long working hours and low pay. This article in SCMP explains the appeal of the genre and why filmmakers are struggling to meet demand.

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