Prime Video Producing ‘The Silent Service,’ Amazon’s First Japan Movie -- Jan 26
Amazon’s Prime Video is in production on “The Silent Service,” which will mark the streaming platform’s first original movie in Japan.

Separately, Amazon confirmed that it has picked up rights to the Japanese national team’s games in the upcoming 2023 World Baseball Classic.

“The Silent Service” is a popular manga series written and illustrated by artist Kawaguchi Kaiji, which was published in Kodansha’s Weekly Morning manga magazine from 1988 to 1996, and has sold a total of 32 million copies.

The story, set in Japan’s first nuclear submarine, depicts the unpredictable actions of its captain, Kaieda Shiro, as he attempts to realize his ideal world. The story makes audience think about true peace amidst the complexities of international relations. ...continue reading

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