Netflix Anime Viewers Exceeded Extra Than Half In 2021
Throughout an interview with Selection, Netflix revealed that ” greater than half ” of its international viewers watched anime from its streaming platform within the final 12 months. Kohei Obara, director of Anime Inventive added that the determine rises to 90% within the case of Japanese Netflix subscribers.
“Anime is without doubt one of the cornerstones of our funding in Japan, watched by practically 90% of our members right here final 12 months. On the identical time, curiosity in anime has grown worldwide, and greater than half of our members globally tuned into it final 12 months,” stated Obara.
Whereas he said that “anime is without doubt one of the cornerstones of Netflix’s funding in Japan,” he additionally revealed that the corporate’s plans to spend money on unique productions and unique licenses within the anime class stay unchanged.
The identical because the earlier 12 months, Netflix has claimed to disclose 40 anime titles this 12 months as effectively, together with new sequence and fan favorites, that may debut on the service in 2022.
Thermae Romae Novae, which launched on March 28 as a part of the corporate’s partnership with six anime creators introduced in 2020, was among the many titles revealed on the AnimeJapan 2022 occasion.
Kotarou wa Hitorigurashi (Kotaro Lives Alone) and Rilakkuma to Yuuenchi (Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Journey) are two different notable titles. It additionally consists of anime movies for your entire household, such because the motion blockbuster Bubble, which premiered earlier this 12 months on the Berlinale, and Studio Colores’ Ame wo Tsugeru Hyouryuu Danchi (Drifting House).
Among the many returning sequence, JoJo’s Weird Journey universe, “Stone Ocean,” which can proceed for episodes 13-24 later this fall.
The stage occasion additionally revealed new character artwork and foremost casts for The Seven Lethal Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh, with the primary half premiering in 2022, in addition to artwork and the primary trailer for Ghost within the Shell SAC 2045 Season 2, which will probably be out there in Could on Netflix.