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Japan: SKY Perfect, Endeavor launch SPTV Bundesliga Live

Endeavor Streaming has been selected by SKY Perfect JSAT (SPTV), Japan’s largest satellite pay-TV company, as the official streaming provider for their new streaming service, SPTV Bundesliga Live. The service will be available to SPTV subscribers, as part of their TV bundle, and to non-SPTV subscribers through additional streaming subscription packages. The service is available on […]

November 2, 2021

MSX games on Antstream Arcade

Antstream Arcade, the UK cloud gaming platform, has announced an exclusive deal with Japan’s D4 Enterprise, which will see its MSX games joining Antstream’s library of games. MSX games developed by Compile Corporation including Super Cooks, Neo Golvellius, Nyanpi, Jyaboon Runner, and Jump Hero II: Life is Jyaboon will now be added to the Antstream […]

November 2, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Nippon TV signs deal for 30 Netflix titles

Nippon TV, Japan’s multiplatform entertainment company, has partnered with Netflix to make 30 of its drama series and entertainment shows available outside Japan, all across Asia. The first 15 titles have just started to stream, these include its 2011 drama series I’m Mita, Your Housekeeper, DEATH NOTE, which is a live-action drama based on a […]

November 1, 2021

Crunchyroll-Hime launches YouTube channel

Crunchyroll has announced the Vtuber debut of Crunchyroll-Hime, the brand’s princess mascot, with the launch of her very own YouTube channel. Hime’s debut stream premiered on October12th and she will stream every Tuesday and Thursday, chatting to fans worldwide about hot anime topics from Japan, exploring what’s new in gaming, and more. Hime will also […]

October 25, 2021

Studio Ghibli’s Earwig and the Witch on Netflix

Netflix has announced that the latest animated film from the celebrated Studio Ghibli, Earwig and the Witch, will become available on the platform globally (excluding US & Japan) from November 18th. Netflix already boasts a catalogue of 21 films from Studio Ghibli, including classics such as Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, My Neighbour Totoro and Princess […]

October 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Report: Denmark has best mobile experience in the world

Denmark leads the way in Tutela’s 2021 Global Mobile Experience Report, with the highest Excellent Consistent Quality at 86.16 per cent. Tutela’s Excellent Consistent Quality metric represents how often connections are good enough for demanding applications like 1080p video streaming, HD group video calling and real time mobile gaming. At an operator level, TDC Denmark […]

October 11, 2021

FilmRise acquires Japan’s Iron Chef

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced an exclusive deal with Fuji Television Network, through its distribution arm Fuji Creative Corporation, to bring domestic and international audiences the hit Japanese culinary cook-off series, Iron Chef. FilmRise has secured all SVoD and AVoD rights and will also present the series […]

October 11, 2021

Netflix hosting Netflix Festival Japan 2021

On November 9 – 10 2021, Netflix will host  “Netflix Festival Japan 2021” in Tokyo, where it will announce upcoming titles streaming from winter 2021. In addition to announcing the latest lineup, this event will feature distinguished leading Japanese actors and voice actors, as well as a wide array of creators from in and outside […]

October 6, 2021

Honda wants to build reusable rockets

Japanese carmaker Honda wants to build reusable rockets in the style of SpaceX. According to a report in Japan’s Nikkei, the carmaker has set 2030 as the target date to launch a test rocket. Honda says it will invest some $45 billion on R&D over the next six years, and will include so-called ‘flying cars’ […]

October 1, 2021By Chris Forrester

Japan: SES, SoftBank partner to deliver live sport

SoftBank, a telecom carrier in Japan, has partnered with SES for the aggregation and delivery of live sporting events to its corporate customers, such as TV stations and video distribution companies. Under the new agreement, SES, via its global infrastructure of multi-orbit satellite fleets and fibre network, will aggregate content and deliver it directly to […]

September 30, 2021