Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) has entered into a strategic partnership with Japanese animation film studio and distribution company CoMix Wave Films (CWF).
CoMix Wave Films is best known for the works of Makoto Shinkai and Jiro Tsunoda.
According to TME, Makoto Shinkai Studio, which is an emerging animation studio under CWF, “has caught the attention of Chinese animation fans” for his works such as Your Name and Weathering With You.
As part of this new partnership, the soundtracks of 17 popular animated films, including 5 centimeters per second and The Garden of Words, both directed by Makoto Shinkai, will be broadcast on TME’s music platforms, including QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing. .
As part of TME’s efforts to strengthen its presence in the Japanese ACG (Anime, Comic and Games) music world, the company also signed an agreement with the Japanese label Being in March 2020.
TME ended 2019 with 39.9 million paid music users worldwide.
âWith years of experience and accumulated expertise in digital music, TME will help the CWF accelerate its digital transformation. “
CoMix Wave Movies
CWF said, âTME has over 800 million monthly active users across several leading Chinese digital music and entertainment platforms, each of which has a large youth user base that provides an ideal environment for provide a deeper understanding of the Japanese culture embodied in music. .
âWith years of experience and accumulated expertise in digital music, TME will help CWF accelerate its digital transformation.
âBy leveraging TME’s proven capabilities in the promotion and distribution of digital musical and entertainment works, the CWF hopes to provide fans of lively music with a diverse range of content and experiences, unleashing the limitless power of the music.
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