Within the anime streaming game, the likes of Netflix, HBO Max, and Amazon Video are all carving out their very own distinctive paths on the subject of the medium as they add traditional and new franchises to their respective umbrellas. Now, the anime-exclusive streaming service HIDIVE has introduced a serious move that can see all of the anime-focused materials from Japan’s MBS Community arrive solely on the platform in 2023.
The collection that have been talked about within the press launch for this partnership embrace The Most Heretical Final Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior which shall be arriving in July of this yr, with the winter arrival, Endo and Kobayashi Reside! The Newest on Tsundere Villainess Lieselotte. The merger will even embrace future materials that shall be streamed solely on HIDIVE from MBS.
MBS up to now has aired the likes of Assault on Titan, Full Metallic Alchemist, and Jujutsu Kaisen to call a couple of, although no particulars got on the potential for these turning into HIDIVE exclusives. Prior to now MBS additionally helped in creating the legendary anime movie Akira, having co-produced the feature-length film.
[ANNOUNCEMENT] AMC Networks’ Sentai Filmworks and Mainichi Broadcasting System seal main deal for anime content material on HIDIVE streaming service! ?
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HIDIVE x MBS
John Ledford, the present President of each Sentai Filmworks and HIDIVE had this to say concerning the deal between Sentai and Japan’s Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS for brief):
“It is a really historic settlement for HIDIVE and is the end result of our partnership with MBS. This output deal cements Sentai’s place as one of many world’s most established and main suppliers of fashionable and high-quality anime content material. However not solely that, The Most Heretical Final Boss Queen: from Villainess to Savior and the opposite collection will considerably elevate HIDIVE’s status with followers as not solely the brand new go-to anime streaming platform but in addition because the pipeline to a few of Japan’s most extremely anticipated titles.”
The present director of MBS, Shinji Nakano additionally shared their ideas on the partnership:
“MBS has been constantly producing and broadcasting animated TV collection for over half a century. In recent times, anime has develop into a stable consultant of Japanese tradition and has gained followers everywhere in the world. We’re happy to associate with Sentai Filmworks, HIDIVE, and AMC Networks, a gaggle that performs an enormous half on this effort to additional broaden anime tradition. We’re accelerating our dedication to bringing anime to folks world wide, with out ever stopping our journey.”