Headlines from China: Six Facts About China’s Small-Town Moviegoers

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100 youngsters from small-town China have been interviewed about their favorite movies and moviegoing habits, and here are the findings. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Anime Sector Welcomes a New Big Player: Toutiao

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According to information released from China's business bureau, Beijing Shanxing (北京闪星), a subsidiary of Chinese media giant Jinri Toutiao, recently took full ownership of online anime community Half Dimension (半次元). Read More

Fans Prepare to Farewell AcFun, China’s Video-Streaming Pioneer

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With coffers drying up, some longtime users are holding out hope for an Alibaba-backed resurgence. Read More

Are the Good Times Over? Video Site AcFun Goes Offline (Again)

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First and formerly foremost ACG (anime, comic, games) video site, AcFun, has gone offline again following rumors that it was struggling to pay the bills. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Partners with Wanda Cinemas to Promote ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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Along with the theatrical opening of Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in China, Star Wars-themed exhibitions, which are co-organized by Disney, Mtime, and Wanda Cinemas, are taking place at over 100 movie theaters in 55 cities across China. Read More

Chinese Comics App Raises $177 Million in Investment

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One of China’s most popular mobile apps for reading comics, Kuaikan Manhua, announced Friday that it had completed a Series D financing round totaling $177 million — the largest investment to date for the country’s booming comics industry. Read More

The Rise of China’s Pan-Entertainment Industry: A Conversation with Creation Venture Partners

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The 34-year-old investor is the founding partner of Creation Venture Partners, a three-year-old Chinese venture firm focused on investing in the so-called “pan-entertainment” industry. Read More

Chinese Streaming Site AcFun Shuts Down for Reasons Unknown

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AcFun, a Chinese live streaming and video sharing service dedicated to “Anime, Comics, and Fun,” has reportedly been offline for several days with users unable to log in. Read More

How This Chinese Video Company is Thriving on Youth-generated Content

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Did Bilibili, who now holds not only content copyrights but also the government green light, cross the political line like its competitor did? One would need to inspect all of the missing content to find out. Read More

Chinese Youngsters’ Favorite Streaming Site Bilibili Plans for IPO in New York

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Chinese video streaming platform Bilibili is on course for an IPO in New York that could raise at least $200 million. Read More