India’s Porus Rises In the Land of the Rising Sun- Japan
One Life Studios premium historical drama series Porus, which depicts the legendary warriors battle against the world’s biggest conqueror Alexander the great will now be showcased in one of the top premium OTT platforms in Japan- Hulu. "Porus is the first Indian series to be aired in Japan, this is really special for all of us. We had dreamt to make Porus as India's first global series and now covering 11 countries and 14 territories. We are moving in the right direction" says Siddharth Kumar Tewary, Writer, Director & Producer - Porus.
“We are thrilled to introduce our first acquisition of an Indian drama series “Porus" to the audience in Japan. We are keen to introduce unique and outstanding shows which Japanese audience will not have a chance to watch if Hulu Japan does not exist.”
Says- Kazufumi Nagasawa - Chief Content Officer of Hulu Japan
“ Being the first premier Indian television content to be associated with one of the top premier OTT platforms in Japan- HULU, it proves that quality content can be of any language- if made well it will relate with the audiences’ worldwide. We are sure our audience in Japan with similar culture will appreciate Porus” Says Rahul Kumar Tewary - Managing Director
About ONE LIFE STUDIOS: One Life Studios is a premium video distribution company based in Mumbai, India. This brand is born from the house of Swastik Productions, which has been in the Indian television business for over 10 years, catering to 500+ million viewers. At its core, One Life Studios is a creative enterprise with a deep understanding of viewership behaviour and consumption patterns across platforms. With this knowledge, One Life is curating a catalogue of programming across several genres to work with international distribution partners with the intent to tell Indian stories. Past creations have aired in India in primetime on Star Plus, Zee TV, Sony TV, and Viacom 18’s Colors.
About HULU JAPAN: Hulu Japan is one of the leading online SVOD services with over 1.7 million paying subscribers, operated by HJ Holdings, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV), Japan's leading commercial broadcaster. Hulu Japan’s extensive content catalogue varies from global-hit feature films to popular international and domestic TV shows, including drama series, animation, documentaries, and reality shows. Originally a fully owned subsidiary of Hulu, LLC which launched its Japan service in September 2011, Hulu’s Japan business was fully acquired by Nippon TV in April 2014.