Disney+ Hotstar is adding more Asian content to compete with Netflix - SoyaCincau

Disney+ announced that they are expanding into more Asian content on their platforms, including over 20 new content titles from Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia and Malaysia.

17/10/2021 9:04:00 AM

Disney+ announced that they are expanding into more Asian content on their platforms, including over 20 new content titles from Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Disney+ announced that they are expanding into more Asian content on their platforms, including over 20 new content titles from Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia and Malaysia.

announced that they are expanding into a lot more Asian content on their platforms—including over 20 new Asian Pacific (APAC) content titles from Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia and Malaysia—among others. From the look of it, it looks like Disney’s streaming platforms are trying to compete with Netflix’s successful Asian content.

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Netflix recently had a worldwide hit withSquid Game, a South Korean drama about contestants competing in children’s games for a tempting prize. It’s such a phenomenon that it’s likely that Halloween costumes would be mostlySquid Game-themed. So, it makes sense that Disney also wants a piece of that action.

“… We are making another commitment by combining the global resources of the company with the best content creators from Asia Pacific to develop and produce original stories on Disney+. With over-the-top services going mainstream, emergence of world-class content from Asia Pacific and rising consumer sophistication, we believe that this is the right time for us to deepen our collaboration with the region’s best content creators to deliver unparalleled storytelling to global audiences,” said Luke Kang, President of The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific. headtopics.com

Malaysia subscribers would be able to watch an “extensive slate of APAC content” coming to Disney+ Hotstar over the next year—including Season 3 of Malaysian animated series. But the highlights of the upcoming content include a wide variety of South Korean and Japanese titles.

For South Korean content coming up, Blinks will be able to watchBLACKPINK: The Movieexclusively on Disney+ and in theatres. The title is a documentary on the chart-topping Korean pop group, in commemoration of their fifth year anniversary. Another highlight is

Snowdrop—a romantic melodrama series starring top Korean actor Jung Hae-in and BLACKPINK’s Jisoo.For Japanese content, Disney announced a planned anime adaptation of Twisted Wonderlandmobile gameby Aniplex. They also announced Summer Time Rendering, an anime based on

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