Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures and Wowow Ink anime co-production partnership – The Hollywood Reporter

Anime special service Crunchyroll is partnering with Sony Pictures and Japanese pay TV station Wowow to increase production of the original animated series. The three partners unveiled a pact on Thursday to work together on new content.

The partners say the pact-produced series will air and stream on WOWOW in Japan, and debut on Crunchyroll in more than 200 other countries and territories where the platform is active. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The first joint project of the three companies will be a fantasy adventure series Goodbye, Earthbased on the best-selling Japanese novel by Tow Ubukata (RWBY: Ice Queen; Ghost in the Shell: Rise up). The story follows Bell’s journey to discover his roots, uncovering adventures and conflicts along the way.

“Anime fans love to explore new worlds and our partnership with WOWOW and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan will allow us to bring new adventures to the global anime community,” said Rahul Purini, Crunchyroll’s president said.

Akira Tanaka, CEO of WOWOW added: “Together with WOWOW, a company that produces original content with a thorough commitment to quality, Sony Pictures offers a wide range of popular blockbuster movies and TV series, and Crunchyroll are good at creating fanbase through tailored marketing for each title and having a great influence on global anime fans especially in western countries, I’m very much looking forward to it. Our titles will strongly reach global fans in the future through our collaborative productions.”

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