DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that about 6 out of 10 young adults in the U.S. use online streaming services to watch television? The emergence of online streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go has paved the way for viewers to increase. Particularly for the increase in the rate of adult viewers whose ages are from 18 to 29. This is according to the Pew Research Center findings. Among all the genres of TV series, anime still remains to be mainstream based on demographics. This is supported by Japan's continuously expanding anime market overseas. Recording the highest sales for four consecutive years.
In line with this, Netflix has been exerting a considerable amount of effort to conquer the anime market in the West. At a press event on March 7, 2018, Netflix announced that it will be launching its new feature. A vertical video that will allow subscribers to have a glimpse of its shows and movies. The 30-second preview videos will be readily available on its mobile application. Be on the lookout if you want to be updated on the upcoming shows and movies of Netflix! Especially since Netflix is becoming a place to watch anime movies and series. On a similar note, Crunchyroll is slowly booming from one hundred thousand paying users in September 2012 to a million in February 2017. This only proves that anime will always have and will continue to have a place in every heart of every viewer. Both Netflix and Crunchyroll are legitimate places for streaming anime. There are many other sites and apps wherein anime streaming is possible.