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NO MORE FLOWERS OR CHOCOLATES, JUST CRAZY ANIME LOVE!

February 15, 2018 10:38 PM

There are many reasons why love in anime is unique. Whether it is people who are too involved in the life of their Senpai or forcing others into your chunibyo ways, there is a lot more to romance than starry eyes and red cheeks. Get more than your typical red roses and find your crazy anime love with these titles streaming on HIDIVE!


#167

Can’t wait for the AppleTV app!!!


#168

https://www.hidive.com/feb-2018-release-schedule


#169

You’ve Got HIDIVE!


#170

Per PR:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HIDIVE ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIBER-FRIENDLY SIMPLIFIED PRICING MODEL AND AD-FREE SERVICES

Houston, March 8, 2018 – HIDIVE™ announced a simplified, single-pricing plan for its OTT entertainment streaming service effective Monday, March 26, 2018. For $4.99 per month, the service bundles its most frequently requested features and unlimited, ad-free access to its catalog of more than 300,000 hours of dubbed and subtitled anime, and pop culture programming. The unified plan offers playback resolution of up to 1080p, two concurrent streams, and up to three associated user profiles. With its browser-based platform and native apps, HIDIVE can potentially reach more than 2.5 billion devices globally.

“We are beyond enthusiastic about our unified, feature-rich subscription plan and value-engineered pricing with our move to focus solely on a premium, ad-free subscription video-on-demand service,” said John Ledford, Founder and President of HIDIVE. “This is a direct response to our users’ feedback, suggestions and collaboration during our early-access phase.”

“HIDIVE’s plan is a fantastic value proposition at $4.99,” continued Ledford. “Even so, as a thank you to our earliest adopters, we are empowering them to lock-in their early-access pricing for two years at $3.99 a month for a very limited time before the new pricing becomes effective on April 9, 2018.”

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For more information, a full list of plan features, or to sign up for HIDIVE visit www.hidive.com/account/signup.

You can also learn more about HIDIVE at:

About HIDIVE™ LLC
HIDIVE™ is an anime streaming service built with the needs of anime fans in mind. With a curated and always growing catalog of some the most iconic anime and live-action titles of the past and present, the service provides a unique streaming experience to its territories around the world. HIDIVE™ features one of the industry’s best video players, customizable subtitles, a large selection of dubbed titles, in-episode live-chat, pinned searches, and more. Fans can watch, discover, and share their favorite shows. For more information, or to start a free trial, visit HIDIVE.com.


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Per PR:

HIDIVE SERVES IT UP WITH FOOD WARS! THE SECOND PLATE ENGLISH DUB

HOUSTON, March 8, 2018 – HIDIVE™ announced today that it will begin streaming the English dub of Food Wars! The Second Plate! beginning Tuesday, March 13, 2018. On launch, HIDIVE subscribers in North America, UK, Ireland, South Africa and other select territories can binge all 13 episodes of the English dub.

Catch up on this fiery shounen series, as Soma and the remaining Autumn Election finalists face off in a one-on-one culinary battle. Soma will have to stay knife-sharp as he competes against the world’s most elite student chefs at Tohtsuki Academy!

Food Wars! Season 1 English dub is already available on HIDIVE.

To learn more about HIDIVE’s streaming services, or to sign up for a 7-day free trial, visit www.hidive.com/account/signup.

About HIDIVE™ LLC
HIDIVE™ is a streaming service that provides subscribers with over 300,000 hours of hit anime titles like GATE, Food Wars!, and Monster Musume Everyday Life with Monster Girls.

With a content catalog spanning six decades, from latest simulcasts imported directly from Japan to hidden gems from the golden age of anime, giant robots and kaiju attacks, HIDIVE’s unmatched content discovery engine, powered by near limitless combinations of microtags and interest indicators, ensures there is always something fresh to watch.

Since launching in 2017, the OTT service has expanded its availability of Asian media from its browser-based platform to include mobile devices. The HIDIVE service offers new simulcasts every season, an ever-growing collection of dubs, and exclusives including fan favorites such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Big O, and Elfen Lied. For more information, or to start a free trial, visit HIDIVE.com. HIDIVE is a trademark of and © HIDIVE LLC.


Food Wars! / Shokugeki no Sōma
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Watch Hundreds of Anime Dubs on HIDIVE


#177

Per PR:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Spring 2018 Becomes Twice as Sweet with ALICE or ALICE Simulcasting on HIDIVE

HOUSTON TX, March 20, 2018 – The Spring 2018 simulcast line-up is receiving a double dose of cuteness with HIDIVE’s newest acquisition, ALICE or ALICE, for North America, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal starting Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 15:30 UTC!

What happens when a big brother idolizes his little twin sisters? All sorts of mischief that’s what! Meet Rise and Airi, twin sisters who love to hang out with their friends, go to cute pastry shops and annoy their big brother. Watch as these adorable pint-size girls learn to navigate through life while making sure their brother doesn’t go too over the top.

To learn more about HIDIVE’s anime streaming services, or to sign up for a 7-day free trial, visit HIDIVE.com, or follow HIDIVE™ on Facebook and Twitter.

About HIDIVE™ LLC
HIDIVE™ is a streaming service that provides subscribers with over 300,000 hours of hit anime titles like GATE, Food Wars!, and Monster Musume Everyday Life with Monster Girls.

With a content catalog spanning six decades, from latest simulcasts imported directly from Japan to hidden gems from the golden age of anime, giant robots and kaiju attacks, HIDIVE’s unmatched content discovery engine, powered by near limitless combinations of microtags and interest indicators, ensures there is always something fresh to watch.

Since launching in 2017, the OTT service has expanded its availability of Asian media from its browser-based platform to include mobile devices. The HIDIVE service offers new simulcasts every season, an ever-growing collection of dubs, and exclusives including fan favorites such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Big O, and Elfen Lied. For more information, or to start a free trial, visit HIDIVE.com. HIDIVE is a trademark of and © HIDIVE LLC.


Alice or Alice
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Per PR:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HIDIVE Summoned More Laughs for the Spring 2018 Season

HOUSTON TX, March 22, 2018 – Everyone’s favorite bureaucrat from hell is back in the second half of Hozuki’s Coolheadedness 2, with new episodes streaming weekly starting April 7, 2018, at 17:30 UTC in United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Central America, South America, Netherlands, Scandanavia, and Turkey.

Keeping hell operating smoothly is no easy task, but thankfully, the Great King Enma (who is more of a loafer than a lord) has a diabolically efficient number two: Hozuki, who wants nothing more than to finish his work without interruptions or distractions. Unfortunately for Hozuki, hell is a revolving door for unusual characters, chatty demons and fiendish misadventures.

To learn more about HIDIVE’s anime streaming services, or to sign up for a 7-day free trial, visit HIDIVE.com, or follow HIDIVE™ on Facebook and Twitter.

About HIDIVE™ LLC
HIDIVE™ is a streaming service that provides subscribers with over 300,000 hours of hit anime titles like GATE, Food Wars!, and Monster Musume Everyday Life with Monster Girls.

With a content catalog spanning six decades, from latest simulcasts imported directly from Japan to hidden gems from the golden age of anime, giant robots, and kaiju attacks, HIDIVE’s unmatched content discovery engine, powered by near limitless combinations of microtags and interest indicators, ensures there is always something fresh to watch.

Since launching in 2017, the OTT service has expanded its availability of Asian media from its browser-based platform to include mobile devices. The HIDIVE service offers new simulcasts every season, an ever-growing collection of dubs, and exclusives including fan favorites such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Big O, and Elfen Lied. For more information, or to start a free trial, visit HIDIVE.com. HIDIVE is a trademark of and © HIDIVE LLC.


Hozuki's Coolheadedness/Hōzuki no Reitetsu
#179

Per PR:

HIDIVE FIRES UP DUBCAST℠ SERVICE DELIVERING EARLY ACCESS DUBS FOR SELECT SIMULCAST PROGRAMMING BEGINNING SPRING 2018

Houston, TX, March 23, 2018 – HIDIVE announced today that it will launch its much anticipated DUBCAST℠ feature beginning the Spring 2018 simulcast season. The new service provides subscribers early access to dubbed versions of select programming. This will complement the subtitled simulcast programming HIDIVE already features on the service each simulcast season. DUBCAST enabled shows will offer subscribers local-language dubbed versions within two weeks following the first simulcast with an initial focus on English-language versions.

“We are extremely pleased to continue to enhance HIDIVE’s value proposition by providing subscribers with one of their most frequently requested features: early access to dubbed content, through the addition of our DUBCAST feature,” said John Ledford, President and CEO of HIDIVE. “The localization, studio operations, and creative teams that power HIDIVE are some of the best in the business and we intend to leverage their experience spanning across three decades to deliver compelling local-language dubbed editions to fans in record time.”

For more information on upcoming shows including DUBCAST editions, visit HIDIVE at www.hidive.com and follow us on social media:

About HIDIVE™ LLC
HIDIVE™ is an anime streaming service that provides subscribers with over 600,000 half hours of hit titles and a catalog spanning six decades, from the latest simulcasts imported directly from Japan to hidden gems from the golden age of anime. HIDIVE’s unmatched content discovery engine ensures there is always something fresh to watch and now includes DUBCAST℠, English dubs of simulcasts directly produced by HIDIVE available two-weeks after the original Japanese broadcast.

Since launching in 2017, the OTT service has expanded its availability of Asian media from its browser-based platform to include mobile devices. The HIDIVE service offers new simulcasts every season, an ever-growing collection of dubs, and exclusives. For more information, or to start a free trial, visit HIDIVE.com. HIDIVE is a trademark of and © HIDIVE LLC.


#180

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HIDIVE to Offer Dubs for Simulcast Anime Within 2 Weeks of Premiere

posted on 2018-03-23 12:20 EDT by Karen Ressler
Service will begin with select English-dubbed spring season anime

HIDIVE to Offer Anime Dubs Within Two Weeks After Episodes Debut

March 24, 2018 9:33pm CDT
DUBCAST initiative kicks off with the spring 2018 anime season


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I have so many mixed feelings about this new DubCast service. On one hand, it’s great to see more competition in the market, and that Sentai and Hidive are doing more to offer value in their services.

On the other hand, I don’t like how dubbing has been getting more and more rushed. I really miss the days when studios like ADV and NYAV would spend days on just one or two scenes to get them just right, or would research period specific slang to make an English dub more realistic. I’ve always preferred a quality over quantity approach, but the market just isn’t going that way anymore.

I will keep my fingers crossed and try to remain optimistic though. I really, really hope for the best, and I’m honestly looking forward to seeing their first offerings.


#183

I don’t have a problem with it per se, as long as they keep the quality High. I don’t want them to make the same mistake Funi did and ramp up too quickly, and put out a lot of sub par dubs, like Funimation did.


#184

On the bright side, I doubt they will have that particular issue. I think they will continue to be more selective about what they run, so that should keep them from stretching their resources too thin. Not to mention, their back catalogue of titles that may be getting dubbed is growing shorter every month.

I’m just missing dubs like Chrono Crusade, where Matt Greenfield spent weeks researching period appropriate slang, and the VA’s sometimes became hoarse from doing the scenes until they were just right. I even miss ones like Saiyuki, where the script wasn’t the most faithful, but it’s clear that the actors and directors had a blast doing it and nailed their performances.

This all just makes me feel that English dubbing is becoming more and more of a commodity just to be pumped out quickly to ramp up sales before the next season when fans will forget about the show anyway. While there have been definite advantages to the simulcast model that everyone has adopted, it seems it has shortened the shelf life of many shows. Not to mention, so much now comes out at once that some truly excellent gems get missed each season by the a large chunk of fandom.