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HIDIVE Reveals International Streaming Territories, Debut Dates For Princess Principal, Hitorijime My Hero, Vatican Miracle Examiner Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
All 3 series to stream outside of U.S.

Streaming service HIDIVE revealed on Friday the debut dates and territories for its streams of the Vatican Miracle Examiner, Hitorijime My Hero, and Princess Principal television anime series. All three series will stream in the United States on Amazon's Anime Strike service.

HIDIVE will stream new episodes of Vatican Miracle Examiner on Fridays at 3:00 p.m. UTC starting on July 7. The anime will be available for members in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Central America, and South America.

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series, and it describes the story:

In the heart of Vatican City, there is a secret organization dedicated to investigating reports of miracles. Robert Nicholas, an archivist and cryptanalysis expert, and Josef Kou Hiraga, a genius scientist, are members of the Assembly of Saints. As miracle investigators, they travel the world validating particular phenomena, only to uncover events tainted with conspiracy and deceit. With orders to find out the truth behind God's works, Josef and the fiercely protective Robert venture out into the unknown.

Yoshitomo Yonetani (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Brave King GaoGaiGar) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., Little Busters!). Kazunori Iwakura (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Ai Yori Aoshi) is designing the characters, and Seishi Minakami (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Heaven's Memo Pad) is in charge of series composition. SCREEN mode will perform the show's opening theme song "Mysterium," and Nobuhiko Okamoto will perform the ending theme song.

Hitorijime My Hero will premiere on HIDIVE on July 8 at 3:00 p.m. UTC and new episodes will debut on Saturdays. The anime will be available for members in the following territories: the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Guam, Cook Islands, Norfolk Island, Niue, Tokelau, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series, and it describes the story:

High schooler Masahiro Setagawa is a fairly helpless delinquent, so much so that the neighborhood bullies use him to run their errands. His life changes when he meets high school teacher Kosuke Oshiba, a man whose fighting abilities have earned him a powerful reputation on the streets. Oshiba finds himself with a desire to protect Setagawa, and despite swearing that he's not interested in men, Setagawa finds himself getting more involved in Oshiba's affairs…

Yukina Hiiro (Gakuen Heaven, Chu-Bra!!) is directing the anime at Encourage Films. Yūsei Naruse is in charge of the series scripts, and Ayana Nishino (Aquarion Logos) is serving as character designer and chief animation director. Wataru Hatano is performing the opening theme song "Heart Signal." The anime's four main cast members — Tomoaki Maeno, Toshiki Masuda, Shinnosuke Tachibana, and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka — are performing the ending theme song.

Princess Principal will debut on HIDIVE on July 9 at 2:30 p.m. UTC, with new episodes premiering on Sundays. The anime will be available for members in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, Turkey, and North Africa.

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series, and it describes the story:

At the end of the 19th century, London, the Kingdom of Albion has been split into East and West sides by a giant wall. Five girls attend Queen's Mayfaire, a conventional and prestigious school. Under the guise of regular high school girls, they act as spies under cover. Disguise, reconnaissance, infiltration, car chases... Each girl uses their own set of special skills to dart around the world of shadow.

Masaki Tachibana (Barakamon, .hack//Quantum) is directing the series at Studio 3Hz and Actas. Ichiro Okouchi (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) is in charge of the series composition and is also writing the scripts. Kouhaku Kuroboshi (Kino's Journey, Sky Girls) is designing the original characters, and Yukie Akiya (Celestial Method, Code:Breaker) is adapting the characters for animation and is also serving as a co-chief animation director for the series. Yuki Kajiura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero) is composing the music.

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