Funimation and Hulu have joined forces in what was announced as a multi-year partnership and output deal. This marks Hulu's largest anime programming agreement, which will expand its catalog with the addition of new subtitled and dubbed titles from Funimation every year. Read on for more.
After weeks of hearing about Yoshiki and his trip around the world with We Are X, we can finally see the documentary for ourselves! Hulu is streaming the rock documentary via Magnolia Pictures. Hit the jump to find out more!
It is confirmed today that a spin-off short titled Ancien to Mahou no Tablet ~Mouhitotsu no Nemurihime~ (Ancien and the Magic Tablet ~Another Napping Princess~) will be streamed on Hulu in early March prior to the theatrical release of the main film directed by Kenji Kamiyama in Japan on March 18. Hit the jump for more details.
Actor Ryohei Suzuki (Takeo Goda in the live-action MY love STORY!! film) will be starring as ally of justice Koichi Zenigata in Inspector Zenigata, an upcoming live-action TV drama that blurs the boundaries between terrestrial, satellite, and digital broadcasting in Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Streaming service Hulu has announced its fall 2016 anime simulcast line-up, which includes Sentai Filmworks' titles for the season, Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans, and the continuing Naruto Shippuden and One Piece.
Good news for Mobile Suit Gundam fans living outside Japan: Daisuki will be streaming the new Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans TV anime beginning October 04, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the start of June, streaming service Netflix has added 6 new anime titles and removed 5 for a total of 77 anime/movies. Among the notables are the Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies (recaps Beginnings and Eternal and original Rebellion) and Expelled from Paradise, the sci-fi collaboration anime film between Toei Animation and Nitroplus directed by Seiji Mizushima with Gen Urobuchi, from Aniplex.
As part of the partnership between Nippon TV and Hulu Japan, a new television drama entitled The Last Cop will be hitting the popular streaming website beginning in the summer of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
An interesting bit of anime history is now being presented streaming on Hulu. During his work on Studio Pierrot's adaptation of Rumiko Takashi comedy Urusei Yatsura, future Ghost in the Shell director Mamuro Oshii started taking on independent work with 1983's sci-fi Dallos, which has become generally regarded as anime's first direct to video OVA. More after the jump.