The Japanese fashion guru Katsuta Takahito has formed a joint venture with a Thai media veteran to provide media content for the Asean region.
He has set up Vertex Asia Co with Jirath Pavaravadhana, the top executive of Rose Media & Entertainment, with each holding a 50% stake.
"The content industry in Japan is saturated, and it is difficult to grow. Asean is the most attractive market for us to expand our business, because Asean people have been familiar with Japanese entertainment content for more than 40 years," Mr Takahito said.
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