Netflix Unveils Most Popular Netflix Anime in Southeast Asia Regions

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Entertainment news source Variety reported the most popular anime on Netflix in 2020 for various Southeast Asian regions on Thursday.

The Pokemon movie Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution topped Netflix anime popularity in Malaysia and Singapore, as well as in India. Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Howl's Moving Castle is the most popular in Thailand, while the Philippines favored Makoto Shinkai's Weathering With You. Junichi Sato and Studio Colorido's A Whisker Away held the position in Hong Kong and Indonesia, while Taiwan preferred Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.

Variety also noted that anime viewership in Asia doubled year-on-year from 2019 to 2020.

Source: Variety (Naman Ramachandran)

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