Entertainment26 April 2021
There’s something special about how anime speaks to people. From fish out of water stories where a hardened yakuza retires to become a househusband, to high school dramas where the students are literal hormone-filled animals, to rich creative visions that merge East and West through the journey of a Black samurai, there is something in anime for everyone.
Whether you’re a lifelong fan like me or just discovering anime for the first time, anime connects people of different cultures and backgrounds. A big part of being an anime fan is having a community to belong to where you can discuss favorite characters, recommend titles, and enjoy incredible stories together.
My team and I asked ourselves, how could we personally and directly be a part of this anime fan community? Enter N-ko (pronounced e-nu-ko) Mei Kurono, our very own VTuber who makes her debut today! Living on Netflix Anime YouTube, N-ko is our official Netflix Anime Ambassador. N-ko will connect with fans around the world by hosting her very own weekly show, The N-ko Show. Stay tuned for its first episode launching globally on April 30, 10AM (Japan time) on our Netflix Anime YouTube channel.