Shows, other details to be announced on the launch of service.
Video streaming website Hulu has announced that they will launch their Japanese service later this year.
The announcement was made by Johannes Larcher, Hulu’s senior vice president of international, on the US website’s blog.
According to the blog post, Japanese consumers will now have access to a large selections of popular TV programmes and feature films for a monthly fee, and the service is also set to be available in platforms like PCs, television, mobile phones, and tablets.
But the blog did not specify what articles will be available for Japanese consumers, but it will be release at the time of launch.
People who are interested in the Japanese Hulu service can access their website at http://www.hulu.jp
Hulu is an on-demand streaming service, which is a joint venture of NBCUniversal (Comcast / General Electric), Fox Entertainment Group (News Corporation), and Disney-ABC Television Group (The Walt Disney Company), and was launched in March 2007.
In September 2008, Hulu has started offering Japanese anime programming to US consumers and first offered Naruto, Mushi-shi and Death Note. Now, Hulu has a vast collection of anime programming from American anime license holders Funimation and Viz Media.
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