With an increasing number of people seeking to capitalize on YouTube and other streaming services as a lucrative business model, animation was found to be the most popular content among South Korean subscribers, an industry survey showed Sunday.
According to local entertainment company CJ E&M, which analyzed its 1,400 affiliated streaming channels, those featuring animation content attracted the largest numbers of subscribers in April, about 1.19 million.
Content targeting children ranked second with 1.02 million subscribers. This was followed by dance content with 470,000 subscribers and baking shows with 412,000. “Meokbang,” or eating shows, stood in fourth place with 383,000 subscribers.