Anime is hands down one of the most impactful mediums of art in the entire world. Being impactful on a universal scale and being translate into multiple languages for everyone to understand and enjoy, Anime is making bigger moves now that Netflix is more than interested. With more than millions of Netflix registered users around the world, the company plans to keep anime on their service as well as adding even more series and populating its fan base through anime. With that said, today I am going to be discussing Netflix producing over 30 exclusive anime for 2018.
Now to begin with, anime of course is very difficult to fund over in Japan and even in the USA. However, when a company like Netflix comes along who has billions of dollars that is able pos et a budget aside to fund multiple series, instead of licensing anime titles the company can just fund their own exclusive Netflix anime.
It was revealed officially that Netflix will produce 30 new anime just for 2018 with a budget of $8 billion USD. With this news announced, Netflix’s catalog will be 50% of original content by the end of 2018. Some of the anime that will be added to Netflix in 2018 are the following:
- Violet Evergarden
- AICO Incarnation
- Sword Gai : The Animation
- B-The Beginning
- Lost Song
- Devilman Crybaby
- Canon Busters
- Knights of the Zodiac : Saint Seiya
Are you a Netflix user an are you excited about this new goal of producing over 30 exclusive anime just for 2018? I know I am excited! Thank you for reading and I will see you all in another article shortly!