HIDIVE and MyAnimeList Announce Partnership

HIDIVE anime streaming service and MyAnimeList has announced a partnership. The deal will serve to enhance HIDIVE’s user experience while also integrating MALS content rating. As for MAL users of the service will receive a MAL-exclusive embedded HIDIVE video player, that will launch within Q4 2019, that will showcase a curated selection of HIDIVE programming.

John Ledford-CEO of HIDIVE had this to say about the deal “By teaming strategically with MyAnimeList, we can couple instant delivery of exciting anime content via Internet streaming with highly relevant, peer-generated ratings, reviews and other data about that programming and much more”. “We are pleased to embark on this collaboration that is intended to promote deeper exploration by anime fans and other viewers of the near-limitless capacity for delight and diversity offered by Japan’s anime creators.”

While Atsushi Mizoguchi-CEO of My Anime List says “Our rating information provides a fair and objective view of each anime and manga title which has been generated through the collective effort of our important members. If our rating scores can help guide HIDIVE users to discover new titles from many anime, we are very pleased”. “We hope many HIDIVE users who see these ratings will visit MAL, then organize their viewing history and enjoy discussing episodes to share their valuable impressions with our community.”

Let us know your thoughts on the partnership in the comment section below and if you will be subscribing to HIDIVE streaming service in the future.

Source: Press Release

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