Anime streaming wars: Japanese films gain fans worldwide, as Sony, HBO Max and Netflix scramble for rights to show them

//Anime streaming wars: Japanese films gain fans worldwide, as Sony, HBO Max and Netflix scramble for rights to show them

Anime streaming wars: Japanese films gain fans worldwide, as Sony, HBO Max and Netflix scramble for rights to show them

 Japanese animation is in fast motion. International media companies hungry for intellectual property could set off a gluttonous feeding frenzy like the famous one depicted in Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning anime Spirited Away, one of the highest-grossing films in Japanese history. Anime, Japan’s most popular cultural export, stretches back a century but is gaining fresh appeal amid a cutthroat quest for content. Overseas anime markets are poised to overtake the domestic market for the…

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