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Nippon TV And Disney Forms Content Partnership for Disney+ Streaming Platform

(Last Updated On: March 11, 2022)

Disney + has a long-term partnership agreement with Nippon Television, a major Japanese broadcasting station.

Partnerships include co-production of Japanese content, from animations for global releases in the drama series Disney + to various shows and companies sharing content on their respective platforms.

The first Japanese TV series to be released on Disney + is the mystery drama “The Files of Young Kindaichi” starring Shunsuke Michida, who turned from a pop star to an actor. The show will air on NTV in April 2022 and shortly thereafter on Disney +. According to NTV, “Kindaichi Shonen no File” is based on the very popular manga “Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo”, which has more than 100 million copies distributed in 12 countries. It was applied for the 5th time. TV season. left. , Debuted on Nippon Television in 1995 and returned to Japan. Manga has also produced a very popular anime series.

The Files of Young Kindaichi
‘The Files of Young Kindaichi’ COURTESY OF NIPPON TV

The partnership between Disney and one of Japan’s leading legacy broadcasters was made possible by Burbank-based entertainment giants announcing a content creation engine for the Asia-Pacific region. Disney + was launched in Japan in June 2020 and released the first list of 18 Asian origins. The company has set an ambitious goal of producing at least 50 original films and series from the region by 2023.

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Carol Choi, Disney’s Chief Executive Officer, said: A very acclaimed title starting with the masses of the Pacific. “directed by.

Yoshikuni Sugiyama, Chairman of Nippon Television Holdings, said: Over the years, we have worked with many business initiatives. To further develop our relationship. It is an incredible honor to be able to work together to continue our global expansion. “

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Urvashi Rohilla
An anime lover who loves to explore the business and analytical side of the anime/manga industry. I write the detailed and reseach based topic on the Animeindia website.

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