The world can’t get enough of Japanese anime like My Neighbor Totoro (1988), written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. Photo: Courtesy of Studio Ghibli
The world can’t get enough of Japanese anime like My Neighbor Totoro (1988), written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. Photo: Courtesy of Studio Ghibli
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Anime streaming wars: Japanese films gain fans worldwide, as Sony, HBO Max and Netflix scramble for rights to show them

  • The booming popularity and financial rewards of anime has Western companies such as HBO and Netflix, and Japan’s Sony, competing to buy backlists
  • The supply of new films is limited, with studios struggling to recruit young artists in Japan who are put off by the long hours and low pay

The world can’t get enough of Japanese anime like My Neighbor Totoro (1988), written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. Photo: Courtesy of Studio Ghibli
The world can’t get enough of Japanese anime like My Neighbor Totoro (1988), written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. Photo: Courtesy of Studio Ghibli
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