Today sees the expansion of Disney+ in Japan, with the addition of the general entertainment brand, Star. Disney+ Japan will now feature over 16,000 titles from the latest movies to originals and Japanese content. The Star brand features thousands of hours of general entertainment, including movies and shows produced by Disney Television Studios (ABC Signature […]

During the Walt Disney Companies Asia-Pacific Showcase event, Disney announced it was making a reboot of the Japanese Anime series “Black Rock Shooter”, called “Black Rock Shooter Dawn Fall”. Black Rock Shooter is a media franchise based on an illustration by huke, a world-famous Japanese illustrator, that has spawned music, action figures and a video […]

Disney has announced details on the expansion of Disney+ in Japan, which will be getting the general entertainment brand, Star, on October 27th 2021. Disney+ has already launched in Japan, but was in a limited capacity as it was a replacement for Disney Deluxe and launched with NTT Docomo. The addition of Star will bring […]

During Disney’s quarterly investors call, Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced details of the next wave of international releases for Disney+, which will see the streaming service launch in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan in November 2021. Disney+ Japan will also be expanded to feature additional general entertainment content in October 2021.  The streaming service […]

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 […]

Disney has announced that it will be releasing the 20th Century Studios movie, “Spies In Disguise”, on Disney+ on July 10th.  This animated movie was the first release of a Blue Sky Studios movie by Disney, following the purchase of 20th Century Fox. Unfortunately, the movie won’t be coming to Disney+ in the US for […]

Earlier this month, Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Chapek revealed during a investors conference call that Disney+ would be launching in Japan in June and now Disney has officially announced that its streaming service, will be launching in Japan on June 11th.   It will be priced at $6.49 (JPY700) per month and will be part of […]

While the world waits on the release of Disney+, Japan is going to getting its own new streaming service in March.  It will be launching on upcoming 5G infrastructure of Japan’s leading telecommunication company Docomo. It will featuring content from Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Lucasfilm. No pricing for the service were announced during the reveal […]