On March 29th, Hulu Japan announced a new content partnership with TV Tokyo. The online TV service will start distributing TV Tokyo's dramas and animes starting April 1st.
Hulu launched its service in Japan back in September of last year. For 1,480 yen (approximately $17.80 USD) a month, subscribers can watch an unlimited amount of movies and foreign dramas.†With this new partnership, subscribers will be able to view Japanese dramas and animes through Hulu for the very first time.
Currently, Hulu is set to distribute 8 dramas and 10 animes. These dramas include†"Moteki", "Koko ga Uwasa no El Palacio", "Urero?Mikakunin Shoujo", "Yuusha Yoshihiko to Maou no Shiro", "Suzuki Sensei", "IS ~Otoko Demo Onna Demo Nai Sei~", "Saijou no Meii", and "Mori no Asagao".
Meanwhile, the animes that will be available on Hulu are "Inazuma Eleven Football Frontier Hen", "Inazuma Eleven GO", "Saki", "Shinryaku! Ika Musume", "Shinryaku!? Ika Musume", "Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin", "Senkou no Night Raid", "Danball Senki", "Danball Senki W", and "Tomica Hero Rescue Fire".
Hulu will gradually continue to add more shows.
Sources: Sanspo, BCN