HIDIVE is an independent video streaming service for anime fans. The catalog contains 500+ niche content ranging from movies, OVAs, simulcasts, dubs, exclusives, live-action titles subbed shows, and simulcast versions broadcasted directly from Japan. There are tons of anime titles such as ‘Haikyu,’ ‘Kaiji,’ ‘Made in Abyss,’ and ‘The Promised Neverland.’
Hidive costs $4.99 per month after the 7-day free trial. If you choose the yearly plan of $47.99, you’ll save 20%. It doesn’t have a free, ad-supported tier.
There is a lot to explore with HIDIVE’s service and its many features. You can even create a private chat room for your friends to watch and chat to each other (similar to Netflix Party).
We tested HIDIVE and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. HIDIVE is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, and Sony Smart TV.
There are plenty of shows and other content that are exclusive to the platform. Many of the dubs and most of the OVAs you can’t see anywhere else. Each one is labeled “Exclusive” to make it easier on you. For instance, ‘A Little Snow Fairy: Sugar’ (OVA), ‘A Spirit of the Sun,’ ‘Aura Battler Dunbine,’ ‘The Demon Girl Next More,’ and many others that are clearly labeled.
HIDIVE’s catalog contains uncut shows that are unique and, for the most part, unheard of. It features a lot of dubbed and subbed shows plus simulcast versions broadcasted directly from Japan. There are new simulcast titles every season and new content added daily.
HIDIVE has the newest anime series like ‘Domestic Girlfriend’, ‘The Promised Neverland,’ ‘Legend of the Galactic Heroes,’ ‘Tada Never Falls in Love,’ ‘GATE,’ and ‘BanG Dream!’
HIDIVE has many niche titles such as ‘Vampire Hunter D,’ ‘Ninja Scroll,’ ‘Wicked City,’ ‘A Spirit of the Sun,’ ‘Alice in Borderland,’ and the entire ‘Armored Trooper Votoms’ movie franchise. Many of the titles (including TV shows) are based on manga series in various genres like action, drama, fantasy, horror, and more.
Up to 3 Profiles
HIDIVE allows you to create up to 3 user profiles.
HIDIVE allows for the setting of Parental Controls to block content for users under the age of 18. This setting will block content that is TV-MA, R, or Unrated. A very useful feature for parents, you
can block mature content on one profile while enabling it on another.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ also have parental control features.
Up to 2 Devices
HIDIVE allows you to stream on up to 2 devices simultaneously.
HIDIVE allows you to watch certain content when traveling internationally.
HIDIVE is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- Sony Smart TV
HIDIVE is not compatible with Nintendo, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, or VIZIO Smart TV devices.
Most video streams are in 1080p HD.