Ever since Disney+ launched in Japan in 2020, we’ve seen a flurry of Japanese anime series being released in the country, many of which have also been released globally, for the rest of the world to enjoy, many of which are exclusive to Disney’s streaming platforms. Here’s a look at some of the best anime […]

Disney has announced an expansion of its 70-year collaboration with the Japanese publishing house, Kodansha, to license exclusive anime titles including “Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown Arc”, which will launch exclusively on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar in January 2023. Yoshinobu Noma, Kodansha representative director and president, said in a statement: “ The special relationship between Kodansha […]

Disney+ continues to grow its subscribers in Japan, as according to some new data from consultancy firm Media Partners Asia and its proprietary AMPD Research Platform, between July and September 2022, Disney+ became the third most popular streaming service in Japan. Amazon Prime Video is currently the most subscribed platform, with 16.5 million subscribers, with […]

Disney has recently announced that a brand new Japanese series, “My Family” is going to be released on Disney+ worldwide later this year. Kazunari Ninomiya stars as Haruto Narusawa, the president of a video game company. He enjoys life in the affluent seaside town of Kamakura and lives with his wife and daughter who attend […]

Disney has announced that it is creating a brand new Japanese drama series, “Gannibal”, which will be released first exclusively on Disney+ in Japan, before coming to the rest of the world this winter. The new Japanese drama “Gannibal” is based on the shocking suspense comic “Gannibal” by Masaaki Ninomiya. The story is set in […]

Disney and Nippon TV have announced a new strategic collaboration that will see them co-producing local language content ranging from drama series, animation to variety shows on Disney+ for both Japanese and global audiences and the availability of both companies’ content on their respective platforms. The latest edition of Nippon TV’s popular drama series “The […]

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 […]

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 […]