While anime has been popular in the US for a long time, the explosion in streaming services has really helped push the genre even further into the mainstream. Specialist platforms such as Crunchyroll and Funimation host many of the best new and classic titles, while Netflix is increasingly becoming a destination for exciting original series. The anime content on Hulu has also grown hugely over the last few years too, and there’s now a huge number of series on movies available to subscribers.
But with so much anime available on Hulu, it’s hard to know where to start. Anime can be a daunting genre for newcomers, and even for fans, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with the sheer quantity of titles available. So we’ve looked through Hulu’s current library of anime titles and picked some of the must-see classics and underrated gems that are worthy of your time.
So check the best anime shows and movies on Hulu below. All of these titles are included with the basic Hulu subscription, which starts at just $6 a month. You can check out our full breakdown of Hulu plans and pricing for 2021 (including the Disney Plus bundle with Hulu) for more details if you’re considering signing up. There’s also a 30-day free trial if you just want to try it out or watch a specific show.