Hulu is an on-demand video streaming service co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and Comcast. It started as an ad-supported free streaming service to watch popular tv shows and movies. Now the streaming service has become the biggest name in entertainment, competing with the likes of Netflix, Prime Video, and many more. Hulu is now offering exclusive, premium content and early access to the popular TV series, a feature that differs it from its from other well-known counterparts. The streaming service also has been branching out on original content, producing some of the critically acclaimed titles across different genres.
Those who love anime, you might want to give Hulu a try. Hulu has some of the best anime series compared to other streaming services and amassed quite a sizable catalog of top anime, even beating Crunchyroll to it. Hulu also does simulcast for currently airing anime directly from Japan. The streaming service is also offering English dub for some of the anime series along with English sub on original Japanese audio. Plus, there is the chance that you’ll get to watch the series, which are still airing, unlike other platforms that add them after the series has finished airing.
Hulu’s anime catalog is so big that it even gets harder to find a good show through the plethora of anime Hulu is offering. To save you from the trouble of endless scrolling, here’s are a list of best anime on Hulu that you should watch right now.
Best Anime on Hulu
01. Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)
Eighty percent of humanity has developed superpowers called quirks. Izuku Midoriya is among the unlucky twenty percent who don’t have any super abilities. But that didn’t stop Midoriya to aspire to be a hero and help others in need. But it all changes when he meets his favorite hero and Idol All Might, who is slowly dying due to untreatable wounds. All Might’s quirk One For All is a unique ability that can be transfer to another human, and he has selected Midoriya has his successor. But the road to hero is not easy, as Midoriya has to train his body to be the right vessel before any criminal organization causes any problem.
02. JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)
It all started when Dario Brando saved George Joestar and his son Jonathan from an accident. To repays his debt, George took Dario’s son Dio in his house and treated him as his son. But Dio’s eyes were on George’s money, but Jonathan was in his way. During a fail attempt to kill George, Dio tries to use a stone mask in the Joestar family, which has the power to turn humans into vampires. But luckily, Jonathan stops him after getting help from a mysterious person. These strange circumstances trigger a chain of events that haunt the Joestar family with bizarre things happening through the years to come.
03. Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)
Humanity retreated to live inside massive walls after being slaughtered by giant man-eating humanoid monsters called Titans. Peace maintained for a hundred years before a colossal titan managed to breach the outer walls. It once again ignited the bloody fight against these Titans. Eren Yeager is a survivor who lost his mother in the hands of invading titans. He decides to pledge his life by joining the Survey Corps, a military organization responsible for handling titans outside the wall. But he is not alone in this fight. Eren has his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman, and his childhood friend Armin Arlert who both joined the Survey Corps along with him.
04. Death Parade
When humans die, they don’t go to hell or heaven. Instead, they end up in a bar lounge. A bartender will wait for them with a random game challenge, which will decide thier fate of getting reincarnated or expelled into the void. Humans reveal thier real nature and fears once they start playing these death games. Decim is bartenders at the Quindecim bar, which deals with handling a human soul’s next stop after death. Decim’s role is to judge a human based on the inforamtion he gathers while playing the death game with them.
05. Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer!)
Demon Lord Satan was about to become the ruler of the land of Ente Isla before the Hero Emilia foiled his plan. Satan retreated using a dimensional portal along with his loyal general Alsiel to the human world. But the demon lord finds himself lost in the city of Tokyo. As there is no magic in the human world, Satan was powerless and unable to return to his world. Now he is forced to guise as an average human and work at a fast-food restaurant to make ends meet. After working there for a while, it seems like Demon Lord Satan has found a new goal in his life, and it is to climb the corporate ladder and become ruler of the earth.
06. Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu (Parasyte: the maxim)
One night strange worm-like creatures started falling from the sky and quickly entered human brains via nose and ears. The creatures gain full control of a human body but developed an appetite for human flesh. These parasites in disguise of humans can morph their heads into various shapes and are strong enough to break durable metal. Shinichi Izumi is a teenager who was about to get infected by one of the parasites but luckily wakes up. Unfortunately, the parasite enters his right arm. The parasite inside his hand gained consciousness and began talking with Shinichi about his kind. But it seems like other parasites don’t like a parasyte who failed in thier task and Shinichi is about to get attacked by one such hostile parasyte.
07. Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (Assassination Classroom)
A mysterious creature destroyed half of the moon and left it in permanent crescent form. The creature reveals himself to humans and gives them the task to kill him within a year before he destroys earth aswell. But there is a catch, only the student of 3-E class at Kunugigaoka Middle School are allowed to attack him upfront. His other demand is to be the teacher of this class until they kill him. Now, these students are responsible for saving the world from a creature who is super fast and is resistant to any kind of weapon or poison. The worst part is that he is the best teacher the students have ever met in thier life.
08. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)
High School life is all about making new friends and spending the best day of life while having fun with others. But not for Hachiman Hikigaya as he believes that joyful youth is just an illusion that people see to make up for lie they are telling themselves. After reading an easy written by Hikigaya that made fun of modern society, his teacher forced him to join the Volunteer Service Club that helps students who seek help. But the only member at the club other than Hikigaya is Yukino Yukinoshita, also known as school’s beautiful ice queen. Now Hikigaya has to socialize and get involved with other people’s problems, which is the worst thing he wanted at school.
09. Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)
Chiyo Sakura is a high school student who has a crush on Umetarou Nozaki. But it seems like Nozaki mistook her love confession as he proceeds to give an autograph to Chiyo. It turns out that Nozaki is a popular shoujo manga artist who thaught Chiyo is his fan and is expressing love for his manga. This confusion led to a chain of events where Nozaki ended up hiring Chiyo as his new assistant. Now Chiyo is helping out Nozaki with his love manga in the hope that someday he will notice her feelings.
Rintarou Okabe is a self-proclaimed mad scientist who spends his time making future gadgets with his assistant Mayuri Shiina and Hashida Itaru. The trio’s only real success is a Phone Microwave that can convert bananas into a strange, useless green gel. But a series of strange events soon lead to Okabe discovering his scientific breakthrough. It seems like the Phone Microwave is somehow able to send texts to the past and is capable of altering time. But playing with the string of time has unforeseen consequences, which the group will soon find out.
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