22 FEB 2021

NIPPON TV SECURES SALES FOR ITS NEWEST ANIME SERIES “JORAN”

Having recently announced the Anime Department’s first international distribution of the “Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy-,” Japan’s company announced key sales for its newest anime series, “Joran the Princess of Snow and Blood”.

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Having recently announced the Anime Department’s first international distribution of the “Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy-,” Japan’s Nippon TV announced key sales for its anime series “Joran the Princess of Snow and Blood” (30’x12 episodes). With Nippon TV and Hulu in Japan maintaining all international rights, the companies have secured sales with Crunchyroll for worldwide distribution excluding Asia, along with TV stations and platforms throughout Asia by Medialink, through its own branded channel Ani-One, on the TV station Aniplus TV and platform aniplus.tv by Aniplus.

In Japan, this series will air on Nippon TV (terrestrial), BS Nippon TV (satellite), and CS Nittele Plus (cable/satellite) starting on April 6, 7, and 13, respectively, and with Hulu in Japan, each episode will be streamed one week before Nippon TV. Global anime platform Crunchyroll announced that it will stream the series at their annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards on February 19.

This original story, “Joran the Princess of Snow and Blood,” is a co-production with Hulu in Japan, Bakken Record (a new label of Tatsunoko Production Co., Ltd.), Bushiroad Move Inc., Bushiroad Music Inc., and Dentsu. It is directed by Susumu Kudo, with series structure and script by Rika Nezu. Animation is by Bakken Record.

“Loaded with images that the world perceives as Japanese, ‘Joran the Princess of Snow and Blood’ features intense action, serious human dramas, and a dark look and feel that I am confident will capture the hearts of anime fans across the globe. Furthermore, the theatrical adaptation of ‘Joran’ is slated for the fall of 2021. It is a collaborative effort with media mix experts Bushiroad Move and Bushiroad Music. I am beyond excited to see the creative work that will arise from this phenomenal collaboration. I hope you enjoy the world of ‘Joran’ from the many angles it offers,”  commented Kako Kuwahara, Executive Vice President of the Anime Department at Nippon TV