It’s pretty clear Netflix is very interested in being involved in the anime market, and they’ve jumped on the virtual YouTuber bandwagon as well with VTuber ambassador N-ko Mei Kurono.
N-ko just made her debut in Japan, and will release new videos about anime on Netflix each week. Her introductory video is mostly in Japanese, but she talks briefly in English at the 1:44 point.
“Hi, my name is N-ko Mei Kurono,” she says. “I’m a sheep-human life-form born in California. I’m Netflix Anime’s new brand ambassador who of course loves anime.”
Along with talking about Netflix’s anime properties, in the future she’s supposed to sing for us and team up with other VTubers.
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.