HIDIVE Launches Roku Streaming Channel

Source: HIDIVE

HIDIVE announced that they launched a Roku Streaming Channel. The app is available to all Roku devices running Roku OS 8.0 and up via the Channel Store.

HIDIVE announced that they launched a Roku Streaming Channel. The app is available to all Roku devices running Roku OS 8.0 and up via the Channel Store.


HIDIVE Rolls Out Roku Channel

HOUSTON, TX – July 2, 2019 – HIDIVE announced today availability of its all-new channel for the Roku streaming media player and services. This launch enables HIDIVE to deliver its ever-expanding slate of Japanese anime and other entertainment programming to Roku’s 27 million active users. The channel will be available to Roku users in the United States, Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and the United Kingdom. The HIDIVE channel is now available for download in the Roku store and is intended to offer compatibility with a wide range of Roku-powered devices.

“We are excited to bring HIDIVE’s streaming entertainment service to the Roku platform,” said John Ledford, Founder and President of HIDIVE. “We’ve heard from countless passionate Roku users whose collective voices made launching our HIDIVE channel for Roku a top priority and we are pleased to finally deliver this to them.”

HIDIVE subscriptions can be purchased directly through the Roku app via a Roku user’s existing account, and users can enjoy a 14-day free trial before purchasing a subscription. Some features of HIDIVE’s new Roku channel include exclusive dub access, free episodes, simulcasts and much more.

Supported devices include Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku Premiere and Roku 4; supported Roku operating systems include versions 8.0 and up.

For more information, a full list of plan features or to sign up for HIDIVE, visit www.hidive.com/signup.


HIDIVE is a streaming service offering subscribers hit titles and a catalog spanning six decades, from the latest simulcasts imported directly from Japan to hidden gems from the golden age of anime.  Since launching in 2017, the service has expanded from its browser-based platform to include mobile devices and set-top boxes. HIDIVE offers new simulcasts every season, an ever-growing collection of dubs, and exclusives. The service features DUBCAST editions, early access local-language dubs of simulcasts directly produced by HIDIVE available as early as two weeks after the original Japanese broadcast.

For more information, or to start a free trial, visit HIDIVE.com. HIDIVE and DUBCAST are trademarks of and © HIDIVE LLC.

Roku and all related logos are trademarks of Roku,Inc. or its affiliates. Nothing in this communication constitutes an endorsement by Roku, Inc. of any product or service.


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