Taiki Sakurai, Anime Chief Producer, Netflix said, “In just four years, we’ve built a dedicated team based in Tokyo that serves to entertain the global anime community through new and aspirational storytelling. With these additional partnerships with industry trailblazers who do amazing work, often marrying the latest technologies and traditional hand-drawn animation, we’re excited to bring fans a greater variety of even more amazing stories.”
By signing four deals with creators in Japan and Korea, Netflix is aiming to increase its output of anime content, According to Kry News.
Japan’s NAZ, Science SARU, MAPPA, and Korea’s Studio Mir are the creators and take the total content deals of the streamer in both territories to nine. Each contract is a non-exclusive agreement for the production line. Netflix says “to produce the best content for the global anime community” is its goal.
Netflix has announce new Business Partnership with 4 Anime Studios Namely:
• Science SARU
• Studio Mir
• NAZ pic.twitter.com/t2WLgyZUKN
— Anime News And Facts (@AniNewsAndFacts) October 23, 2020
To date, Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Anima), Ghost in the Shell SAC 2045 (Production I.G), and Dragon’s Dogma (Sublimation) are the initial anime productions of the service under the current partnerships.
Spriggan (David Production), Vampire In The Garden (WIT STUDIO, a collective company under Production I.G), and Super Crooks (Bones) are next in 2021 and beyond.