Jukin Media In Content Partnership With Japanese MCN On New Site

Culver City-based Jukin Media, which licenses and distributes viral, user-generated content for the TV, web, and other platforms, has inked a new content deal with Japanese MCN UUUM, the two announced this morning. According to Jukin, it is partnering with UUUM to create a new, UGC-based social video brand tailored for Japanese audiences. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The company said they will launch a site called Video Pizza, specifically aimed at Japanese audiences, and which will include Japanese talent and be produced specifically for Japanese viewers. Jukin Media said UUUM sees more than 2 billion monthly view in Japan alone, and was founded by Japanese YouTuber Hikakin.