Attack on Titan, Tokyo Revengers and other Kodansha anime could become Disney+ exclusives

A closed deal between Kodansha and Disney would make anime productions like youokyo Revengers, Attack on Titan, Hajime no Ippo and more remain exclusive to Disney+. The aggressive deal could significantly influence the subscription decisions of manganime lovers in the future.

For a few hours there had been talk of a possible collaboration between Kodansha and Disney. The fact was taken as a leak, but the media The Hollywood Reporter He pointed out that Disney actually made the announcement at an event held in Singapore. It indicates that they have partnered to co-produce original anime for the streaming service.

Works like Attack on Titan, Tokyo Revengers Y Hajime no Ippo they would be involved in the deal between Disney+ and Kodansha.

The collaboration would include licensing several anime for exclusive viewing on Disney+ and Disney Hotstar starting with Tokyo Revengers Y Christmas Showdown Arc by January 2023. Although only exclusivity of these two was mentioned, nothing takes away the possibility that the same thing happens to others. After all, we can look at the words “beginning with” in this ad.

What is Kodansha?

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Kodansha is one of the largest Japanese publishers in existence. It produces several well-known manga magazines such as Weekly Shōnen Magazine and the Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine. Many of these magazines are the place where the new chapters of various manga works consumed both in Japan and in the West are published.

The collaboration does not indicate that all of Kodansha’s manga adapted into anime will necessarily end up exclusively on Disney+. Nevertheless, Yes, it could start the production of certain works that are not yet animated and start pushing for the most important animated series to end up on said platform..

With the exclusive arrival of Tokyo Revengers to Disney +, other productions could follow later.

What important works could be affected by the collaboration?

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Tokyo Revengers It will be exclusive to Disney+.

Next, we are going to see the list of the magazines that belong to Kodansha and the most important manga that are serialized in them:

Shonen Magazines:

You review Seinen:

  • Weekly Young Magazine: MF Ghost Y Akira.
  • Morning: Giant Killing Yvagabond.
  • Afternoon: Blade of the Immortal – Bakumatsu Arc Y parasite.
  • Good! Afternoon: Drifting Dragons Y Ajin: Demi-Human.
  • evening: Kindaichi 37-sai no Jikenbo and inuyashiki.

Shōjo magazines:

  • nakayoshi: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Y Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon.
  • Bessatsu Friend: Hana-kun to Koisuru Watashi Y Peach Gir.
  • dessertyou: My Boyfriend in Orange Y Roll × Roll.

Josei Magazines:

  • be love: Yuria-sensei no Akai Ito Y Seito Shokun! Kyōshi-hen.
  • kiss: My Lovesick Life as a ’90s Otaku Y Nodame Cantabile.

Of course, Tokyo Revengers It’s also part of Weekly Shonen Jump, so it makes sense that it’s going to be exclusive to Disney+. We hope to find more details about this collaboration in the near future.

Via: The Hollywood Reporter

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