HIDIVE has been taking on new anime simulcasts at a consistent rate for the past few seasons thanks to Sentai Filmworks. With the controversial AnimeStrike service now come to a close, the United States and Canada viewers will also now be able to enjoy the latest Sentai Filmworks titles alongside the United Kingdom & Ireland among a couple other territories.
The Winter 2018 season has already started but HIDIVE have now officially revealed six new additions to their services. Regions were not specified but it’s estimated to be available for the four territories mentioned at the very least. We will update the article with the HIDIVE show page links as soon as they become available.
Streaming Wednesday 10th January at 14:30 UTC
The series main character is Ani, the princess of a small nation namedInaco. She is hardworking, realistic and strong-minded. She was raised with the belief that royalty needs to work even harder than the people of her kingdom. That’s a good thing because she will need to work extremely hard to face the princes of two powerful kingdoms: Selenfalen andMilidonia. After all, when you have to deal with a narcissist, a womanizer, a fragile idol, and a shut-in otaku, what can go wrong?
Streaming Friday 12th January at 13:30 UTC
While Hakumei is cheerful, outgoing and prefers to be outside, Mikochi is more introverted and prefers to stay indoors. These differences will set the tone for their friendship. Riding on insects and birds, creating tools from the forest and living their normal lives, they’ll show us how day to day chores can be the biggest adventure in a small world full of wonders.
Streaming Sunday 7th January at 14:30 UTC
This story follows the lives of three small kids on their own secret mission… to protect their city! The adventures of the “Colors” include struggling to be heard, playing games, solving puzzles, and even outsmarting some adults, all before nightfall.
Streaming Saturday 6th January at 17:30 UTC
One is short and angry, the other is tall and calm but together they are perfect to size-up any crazy situation. Popuko and Pipimi will take us on a bumpy ride through anime, manga and video game references showered in absurdist comedy and their spontaneous reactions.
The Seven Heavenly Virtues
Streaming Saturday 27th January
Heaven has been thrown into chaos, and in the ashes, seven voluptuous angels known as The Seven Heavenly Virtues, are sent to Earth to search for a candidate who can become the “true messiah.” As these beauties from the sky try to race against time, they realize how far the Seven Mortal Sins have spread their plague. Their search is just beginning… Will the lucky candidate be able to handle these salacious angels?
Streaming Saturday 13th January at 13:00 UTC
Takunomi follows the story of Michiru Amatsuki, a 20-year-old woman who just moved to Tokyo to change jobs. She lives in apartment 101 of Stella House Haruno, an all-female boarding house. There, she meets other women of different ages, jobs, and personalities. They all have something in common though: their love for good food and drinks.
As an added bonus for the United States and Canada anime fans, HIDIVE will also be adding recent anime titles that were initially AnimeStrike exclusive available starting with Anonymous Noise, Grimoire of Zero, Hitorijime My Hero, and Kabukibu!.
Plot Synopsis & Source: HIDIVE