The gradual closure of Disney Channels around the world continues, with Disney XD set to close down in Japan on January 31st 2021.  With all Disney XD programming moving over to the Disney Channel and Disney+ in Japan from that date.

The announcement stated:

Thank you for watching Disney XD. The final broadcast of Disney XD in Japan will be on January 31, 2021 (Sun) at 24:00. Details will be announced on the official website at a later date. We apologise for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding. Thank you for watching Disney XD since its launch.

Linear Disney Channels have been closing down in a number of countries including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, along with other countries.

Disney XD shows a wide variety of shows including Star Wars: Resistance, Big Hero 6, Marvel Avengers, Spider-Man and more.

Disney+ launched in Japan back in June and before this, Japan had access to another streaming service, Disney Deluxe.



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