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How Netflix could give new life to Japanese anime

US company breaks mold in a bid to secure original content

Five Japanese anime production houses might have hit the jackpot by signing long-term partnership deals with Netflix.

TOKYO -- Netflix, the world's top video streaming service provider, could become a savior of sorts to Japan's anime industry.

In 2018, it began forming comprehensive alliances with anime studios and now has five of these partnerships.

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