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
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

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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
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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