Netflix commissions first anime for India on Chhota Bheem

16 . Oct . 2017
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Here’s some good news for animation lovers. Reportedly, Netflix has tied up Green Gold Animation, the studio behind Chhota Bheem, to develop a 13-episode series titled Mighty Little Bheem.

This series, made at a $3-4million, will be sans dialogue, relying solely on visual storytelling. It will target pre-school children and will stream in August 2018.

In a media interaction, Andy Yeatman, Director of kids and family content, Netflix shared that the streaming giant has witnessed 61% increase in viewership of content in the kids and family section in recent months, and that more than 50% of its 104 subscribers have viewed kids and family content.

TheDigitalHash.com has already reported that Netflix has plans to commission 4-5 original shows over the next six months.