Netflix establishes offices in Tokyo to create anime

Netflix establishes offices in Tokyo to create anime

According to reports from Variety, Netflix has inaugurated corporate offices in Tokyo dedicated to anime creators with the aim of encouraging the development and conception of new productions. Designers Namiko Ishidate (anime adaptation of Burn The Witch) and Saina Cisse (anime adaptation of Banana Fish, Dorohedoro) are part of the staff.

Netflix, through its YouTube channel, has among other things released a video tour dedicated to the new company together with the VTuber, N-Ko.

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The new offices are intended as real operational bases for the creation of new stars in the world of souls.

The base is made up of three areas: one for design, one for script writing and development and a laboratory to test new technologies such as virtual reality and the increasingly influential motion capture.

Goals of the new Netflix studios

The delegate representative of the anime section of Netflix, Taiki Sakurai, has revealed that the basis for the creators was inspired by the animated series Eizoken ni wa Te or Dasu na! (Hands off Eizouken!), Sumito Owara manga adaptation. The representative stated that he was intrigued by the idea of ​​creating a space where different creative minds could meet, remembering that these processes should always be driven by passion and fun.

The choice to create studios for the future of world of the anime medium is undoubtedly a convenient bet, especially for the role it nowadays occupies in the daily entertainment of viewers. It is no coincidence that in 2020 the medium for Netflix reached a place in the ranking of the 10 most viewed shows and finally, but not because less important, the on-deman streaming service has about 40 titles in the pipeline this year awaiting publication, the double compared to last year.

In other words, the anime world also wants its share in the great Netflix community and the creation of these studios will allow to offer subscribers double the titles as the years go by, thus achieving the purpose.

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