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Nippon TV takes controlling stake in Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli, the celebrated Japanese animation studio founded by Hayao Miyazaki, is to become a subsidiary of Nippon Television Network. The boards of both companies have agreed that the Japanese commercial broadcast network will become Studio Ghibli’s top shareholder, with a 42.3 per cent stake. Financial details were not disclosed. Nippon TV’s Senior Operating Officer […]

September 21, 2023

Red Notice still #1 on Netflix Top 10

The top title on Netflix’s official Top 10 for the third week in a row is Red Notice starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds – which has become the streaming platform’s most popular film with 328.80 million total hours viewed after only 17 days. Audiences flocked to Halle Berry’s punchy directorial […]

December 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Netflix boosts Japanese content

During last week’s Netflix Festival Japan 2021, the streaming service unveiled a list of 50 upcoming titles, including both anime and live-action. In a blog post, Kaata Sakamoto, VP, Content for Japan at Netflix, said: “While anime continues to be fundamental to our growth strategy — we are one of the biggest producers of anime […]

November 15, 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