Amazon Japan provides 12 new unique collection to Prime Video

Amazon Japan adds 12 new original series to Prime Video Amazon Studios head Roy Worth Kevork Djansezian / Reuters

Amazon is not losing any time making good on its unique programming plans for Japan. As a part of its Prime Video service, which launched in September of final yr, the corporate had introduced plans to supply about 20 unique exhibits tailor-made to that market. And at the moment, Amazon Japan has unveiled a slate of originals detailing 12 new collection that span quite a lot of genres, together with documentaries, dramas and youngsters’s exhibits.

Standouts embrace Magi, a time-touring historic drama about teenagers that return to Japan to seek out Christianity’s been banned; stay-motion variations of Ultraman and Kamen Rider; and animated fare just like the Manga collection Businessmen vs. Aliens, and Child Steps. Whereas a few of theses collection are already out there to stream now, others are deliberate to debut later within the yr and even in 2017. It is also value noting that Prime Video subscribers in Japan get entry to those originals, in addition to different Amazon collection like Mozart within the Jungle for the discount worth of $32/yr. Does not appear truthful, now does it?