‘Naruto’ fans can feel lucky, however recent and less-known shows like ‘Arjuna’ and ‘New Getter Robo’ won’t be available on Hulu from June, 16.
Hulu can be best noted for its wide range of network TV shows, but those who like Japanese animation, it has been an excellent platform for anime titles each old and new. It appears like this is going to change from June 1st, with a major bulk of Hulu’s anime catalog vanishing because the network planning to incorporate solely the foremost standard titles.
The list of the anime titles who are getting out of the network includes Viz Media, Anime Network, Sentai Filmworks, Funimation and NIS America. However, those who watch InuYaasha or Attack on Titan need not worry regarding sayonara of the networks. In the list, only those networks are included, which were less famous among the viewers such as Excel Saga, Le Chevalier D’Eon and RahXephon.
Justin Sevakis of Anime News Network has recently revealed that Hulu hasn’t accepted any catalog programs since the start of 2016 and has been step by step removing the titles with poor performance. June 1st is going to be a clean sweep– presumably an endeavour by Hulu to contour its givings before it begins its live TV next year.
People who still wish to watch the above-mentioned anime shows can do that — several of the expiring shows are still offered on the services dedicated to Anime shows like Anime Network, Crunchyroll and Funimation. But, there are a few titles such as Project Arms, Arjuna and Alien that are not offered on any streaming service or videodisc making it hard for the viewers.
Anime fans are not the sole media addicts WHO can realize lots less to look at on Hulu; the introduction of Turner Classic Movie’s FilmStruck service means the Criterion assortment are going to be getting out of Hulu in Dec.
Update: Hulu has confirmed that several standard series like Naruto Shippuden and Sailor Moon Crystal can stay on the service, whereas the majority of the titles will be going out of Hulu in June. But, people will be able to watch Chobits and Last Exile in the near future despite their departure from the network.
Update 2: Titles of Viz Media will not be removed from Hulu. This is the statement coming straight from the Viz Media.