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Netflix puts more anime in queue with 4 new studio deals

First South Korean production house joins Japanese peers in growing partnerships

Netflix had 23.5 million paid memberships in the Asia-Pacific region as of the end of September.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Video-streaming service Netflix has announced new deals with four Japanese and South Korean anime studios to bolster its animation production, which has won a thumbs-up from global fans.

Tokyo-based Anima & Co., Science Saru and Mappa, as well as Seoul-based Studio Mir, have inked "production line partnerships" with Netflix, the American provider of on-demand entertainment said Friday.

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