Nippon TV finalizes first large-scale anime deal with Netflix

Nippon TV finalizes first large-scale anime deal with Netflix
Having previously announced two prior deals with Netflix (“Old Enough!” streaming globally on Netflix in 190 countries; 30 of the company’s biggest drama series and entertainment shows airing on Netflix in its Asian countries), Nippon TV, Japan’s leading multiplatform entertainment powerhouse, has partnered once again with Netflix, the world’s leading streaming service, and licensed 13 of its most popular anime titles to stream non-exclusively around the world.

The first titles to start streaming on September 1st on Netflix are the ever-popular HUNTER X HUNTER’s first 38 episodes, slated to stream in 104 countries including Spain, Italy, Finland, Turkey, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates during the licensed period. Also streaming on September1st are the beloved Ouran High School Host Club in 190 countries, and Claymore in 136 countries.

The 13 titles, listed in the order in which Netflix will be streaming, are:
HUNTER X HUNTER (148 eps. x 30 mins), Ouran High School Host Club (26 eps. x 30 mins), Claymore (26 eps. x 30 mins), DEATH NOTE (37 eps. x 30 min.), DEATH NOTE: Relight 1 (130 min.), and DEATH NOTE: Relight 2 (120 min.) in 14 countries, From Me to You (25 eps. x 30 min.) From Me to You 2nd Season (13 eps. x 30 min.); BERSERK (25 eps. x 30 min.); Parasyte -the maxim- (24 eps. x 30 min.); NANA (47 eps. x 30 min.); Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! (76 eps. x 30 min.); and MONSTER (74 eps. x 30 min.).

Akane Inoue, Anime Sales and Licensing, International Business Development, Nippon TV said:

“Given the tremendous success of Old Enough! around the world, coupled with our drama series and entertainment shows streaming to large audiences in Asia, we are truly honored to be announcing this new deal with Netflix for some of our most beloved anime series in our catalogue,” commented Inoue. “For many years, anime has been a driving force at Nippon TV where we have been producing hit anime titles such as HUNTER X HUNTER, DEATH NOTE, and many more. With anime continuing to surge in popularity around the world, the timing could not be better for this exciting partnership with Netflix. I have no doubt anime fans will be talking about these titles the world over.”

Please find here a link to Nippon TV’s entire animation catalogue: