On March 14, Hulu sent out their list of new titles to be added in April 2019. In the lineup, the publisher confirmed that they will stream the following:
- 4/2/2019: One-Punch Man 2 TV Special
- 4/9/2019: One-Punch Man 2 (Premiere)
- 4/10/2019: Chio’s School Road (Dubbed)
- 4/10/2019: How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord (Dubbed)
- 4/23/2019: Overlord Episodes 1 – 13 (Dubbed)
- 4/28/2019: Attack on Titan Season 3, Part 2 (Premiere)
- 4/29/2019: Fairy Tail Season 9, Episodes 291 – 303 (Dubbed)
One-Punch Man 2
Chikara Sakurai (Magimoji Rurumo) was tapped to direct One-Punch Man 2 at J.C. Staff, replacing Madhouse’s Shingo Natsume. Yoshikazu Iwanami will replace previous sound director Shoji Hata for the series.
Chikashi Kubota (Robotics;Notes, FLCL 2) is returning to provide character designs, while Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny, ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.) reprises their role on series composition. Makoto Miyazaki will return to score the soundtrack.
Viz Media currently holds the rights to the title.
Chio’s School Road
Chio’s School Road aired in the Summer 2018 broadcast season. Takayuki Inagaki (Rosario + Vampire, First Love Monster) pulled double duty at diomedea as both director and head of series composition. Mayuko Matsumoto (KanColle, Handa-kun) provided character designs for the project.
Funimation holds the rights to Chio’s School Road and describes the show as:
For Chio, the journey to school is packed with socially unacceptable mishaps, and every day is crazier than the last. Path blocked for construction? She takes the high road, rooftop assassin style. Thug staring her down? She activates her online ego, Bloody Butterfly. There’s no telling what she’ll do next, but her best friend is always there to laugh at her.
How NOT To Summon A Demon Lord
How NOT To Summon A Demon Lord aired in the Summer 2018 broadcast season.
Yūta Murano (Brave Beats, Dream Festival!) was tapped to direct the show at Ajia-do, with Shizue Kaneko (If Her Flag Breaks, Monster Strike The Movie) providing character designs. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes, Yatterman Night) was in charge of series composition for the project.
Funimation holds the rights to the show, and describes it as:
Takuma Sakamoto is famously known as the Demon Lord throughout the MMORPG Cross Reverie. And although he’s a magical prodigy in the game, in reality, he’s a total social outcast. One day, in his video game body, he is summoned to another world by two girls seeking to own him. But when he accidentally reflects their enslavement spell back at them, the only way to save face is to act how he looks.
Overlord began airing in the Summer 2015 broadcast season.
Naoyuki Itou (One Piece: Strong World Episode 0, Digimon: Data Squad) directed the project at Madhouse, with Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Hunter × Hunter, Trigun) providing character designs. Yukie Sugawara (Kino’s Journey – the Beautiful World-, Hina Logic – from Luck & Logic) was in charge of series composition.
Funimation currently holds the rights to Overlord, and describes the title as:
On the night his favorite MMORPG is scheduled to be shut down, veteran player Momonga stays logged in until the clock hits zero. The screen goes dark for only a few moments before he finds himself completely immersed in the world of Yggdrasil. Left with all of his character’s devastating powers, total dominion over his NPCs, and nothing better to do…Momonga decides to take over the world.
Attack on Titan
Tetsuro Araki (Death Note, High School of the Dead, Attack on Titan Season 1) is returning as chief director for the project, while Masashi Koizuka reprises his role as director at Wit Studio. Kyoji Asano (Psycho-Pass) will return as character designer, while Yasuko Kobayashi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Shakugan no Shana) reprises her duty on series composition.
Funimation describes Attack on Titan‘s third season as:
After recovering Eren and Historia, the recruits are put under the care of Levi. Stuck out in the middle of nowhere, Hange subjects Eren to a series of experiments in an attempt to find out more about his ability. But when their link to the secrets behind the wall is murdered, the squad must move out and find a new refuge. Except, a figure from Levi’s past has his own plans to stop them.
The Fairy Tail anime is based on Hiro Mashima’s manga of the same name. Shinji Ishihira (Log Horizon, Super Lovers) directed the series at A-1 Pictures and Satelight, with Aoi Yamamoto (Re-Kan!, On the Way to a Smile – Episode Denzel: Final Fantasy VII) providing character designs. Masashi Sogo (Bleach, The Prince of Tennis) was in charge of series composition.
Funimation currently holds the domestic rights to the Fairy Tail anime, while Kodansha Comics USA releases the manga. Funimation describes the show as:
Across the Fiore kingdom, wizards join guilds and make their pay by filling magical needs—but one guild has a reputation as the roughest, rowdiest, most dangerous of all: Fairy Tail!
When four young Fairy Tail members unite, their bond is forged by a power found in neither muscle nor magic and grows stronger with every mission. Whatever you do, don’t mess with these friends or you’ll get a taste of Natsu’s flaming fist or Gray’s ice hammer, suffer a painful blow from one of Lucy’s celestial spirits or catch the edge of Erza’s mighty blade! Whether they’re stopping demons from devastating the world or wrestling in the mess hall, this mystical team manages to inflict as much damage to their rivals as they do to the surrounding area!
Source: Hulu (Email Communication)