Netflix Brings 30 Live-Action NTV Titles to Southeast Asia
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nippon TV announced on November 1 that it has finalized a deal with Netflix to bring 30 Japanese live-action titles to 24 Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
The titles include I'm Mita, Your Housekeeper (Kaseifu no Mita), the live-action television series for Akiko Higashimura's Tokyo Tarareba Girls (Tokyo Tarareba Musume) manga, and the live-action Death Note television series.
The other countries in which Netflix will stream the titles are Afghanistan, India, the Maldives, Mongolia, Pakistan, and South Korea.
Netflix began streaming the live-action Death Note television series on October 15.
The 2017 live-action Tokyo Tarareba Girls series got a television special in summer 2020.
The deal will also bring Japanese drama titles such as Mr.Hiiragi's Homeroom, Your Turn to Kill, and Life's Punchline to Netflix in the above countries.
Sources: Press release, Email correspondence