As streaming platforms compete for the attention of young viewers, many are investing in Japanese animation.
Platforms like Netflix, HBO and Amazon are competing with each other for celebrity life stories, at about $25 million a pop.
Banks of shows draw people in. Promotions aim to keep them there.
Netflix hopes "Seinfeld" will keep the streaming giant master of its domain, while HBO Max hopes to enter the field with a "Big Bang."
Two of its returning hits may attract subscribers, but the streaming service faces more headwinds.
The formula for getting that No. 1 hit album has gone through a lot of transitions.
Are subscribers willing to pay more for Netflix?
The media giant is launching Disney+ at $6.99 per month, nearly half the monthly price of a standard Netflix subscription.
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