Disney+ has announced plans to launch in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in November 2021, with Disney+ in Japan receiving more content starting in October 2021.

What’s Happening:

  • During the Q3 earnings call yesterday, Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced that Disney+ will be coming to South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in November of 2021. He also mentioned that Disney+ in Japan will be receiving more content starting in October 2021.
  • Disney+ is currently available in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.
  • More information on the launches will become available soon, as well as information on the expanded service content coming to Japan.

What They’re Saying:

  • Luke Kang, President, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific: “The response towards Disney+ across Asia Pacific has exceeded our expectations, as consumers seek diverse entertainment content and are drawn to our portfolio of brands and franchises. We are pleased with the subscriber growth and partnerships forged in markets, and look forward to engaging with more consumers across the region – through unparalleled storytelling, creative excellence and cutting-edge content delivery.”
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