news culture Hunter x Hunter, Bersek… Netflix will welcome even more Japanese anime, 13 franchises concerned!
Japanese animation films and series have absolutely nothing to prove for ages and inevitably, Netflix is very interested in this industry. Fortunately, there is no question here of adapting them in live-action, but of bringing franchises directly to the platform.
Netflix and anime, future love story?
We know it: the anime are a hit and manage to diversify perfectly, sometimes eyeing the side of total delirium than refined philosophical work. Fans of the genre will therefore be delighted to learn that Netflix intends to delight them more thanks to a brand new partnership with Nippon TV. As a reminder, Nippon TV is a Japanese television channel and anime is precisely its specialty.
With this handshake, Netflix therefore hopes to strengthen its position in the world of Japanese pop culture. and when a giant like this wants to enter a market, it obviously has to be watched very closely.
13 new franchises are coming
So, what’s new on the Netflix catalog? Thirteen new licenses will thus land on the SVOD platform, resulting from the famous deal with Nippon TV. Here is the list :
- Berserk – 25 Episodes
- Claymore – 26 Episodes
- Death Note – 37 Episodes
- Death Note: Relight (2008)
- Death Note: Relight 2 (2008)
- From Me to You – 25 Episodes
- From Me to You (Season 2) – 13 Episodes
- Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting – 76 episodes
- Hunter x Hunter – 38 Episodes
- Monster – 74 episodes
- girl – 47 Episodes
- Parasyte: The Maxim – 24 Episodes
- UAE; Ouran High School Host Club
In addition, here is even a date and some information on the location: Hunter x Hunter will be available tomorrow on Netflix in 104 countries, Claymore in 136 countries and High School Host Club in 104 countries.
Finally, we also have a statement from Inoue Akane, from Nippon TV:
For many years, anime has been a driving force at Nippon TV where we produce hit anime titles such as “Hunter x Hunter”, “Death Note” and many more. As the anime continues to grow in popularity around the world, the timing couldn’t be better for this exciting partnership with Netflix. I have no doubt that anime fans will be talking about these titles all over the world.
You know what you have left to do.