Headlines From China: Japanese Series “Ultraman Tiga” Vanishes From Chinese Video Sites

Japanese Series “Ultraman Tiga” Vanishes From Chinese Video Sites

Multiple Chinese streaming platforms have taken a popular Japanese show offline, deeming it as “violent.” On Friday, streaming platforms such as iQiyi and Youku removed the “Ultraman Tiga” series, which along with the eponymous sci-fi hero has been popular in China since it debuted in the late ’90s. Its removal was met with a furor on social media, with the National Radio and Television Administration on the same day urging local authorities to establish special youth channels and the elimination of cartoons containing violent content. Read more Sixth Tone

Dior Enters the Metaverse With Customizable Avatars

The proliferation of digital fashion continues and luxury fashion house Christian Dior is the latest name to test the waters by partnering with the metaverse avatar platform “Ready Player Me.” Together they will launch an interactive branded experience where consumers can create their own digital avatar and see it come to life across various brand-inspired environments. Read more Jing Daily