It looks like Hulu subscribers will be able to say “Plus Ultra” again this June!
Last week, Hulu revealed their première list for June 2016. In their lineup, the publisher announced that they will add the following to their digital lineup:
- My Hero Academia: Season 2 Part 2 (Dubbed) (6/5/2018)
- Gintama (2017 Movie) (6/6/2018)
- Ghost in the Shell (2017 Movie) (6/10/2018)
My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia is based on Kohei Horikoshi’s manga of the same name. Kenji Nagasaki directed the first two seasons at Bones, with Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Trigun) penning the show’s scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) was in charge of character designs.
Funimation currently holds the rights to the first two seasons of My Hero Academia. They describe the second season as:
There’s a new hero in town! “My Hero Academia” is a superhero origin story that soars to the top of the class!
Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not going to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies. Now, the only thing standing between him and his first class is the academy’s formidable entrance exam—nothing a little private tutoring from the world’s mightiest hero can’t solve.
In Season 2, it’s Quirk versus Quirk as our young heroes face off in the ultimate showdown! The world-renowned U.A. Sports Festival begins now.
Gintama opened in Japanese theaters on July 14, 2017. In its first six weeks, the movie managed to bring in 3.48 billion yen ($31,796,794.80 USD). The film was directed and written by Yūichi Fukuda (Hentai Kamen).
Well Go USA released the Gintama movie in North America. They describe it as:
Set in the alternate Edo-period Japan, an alien race from outer space have invaded the country and taken control, forcing the once powerful Samurai to lay down their swords. Once feared as the White Demon , former samurai Gintoki Sakata, works as an everyday handyman until a master swordsman tasks Gintoki and his friends with finding a cursed sword to keep it from falling into the wrong hands. Packed with the sword-swinging sci-fi action and offbeat humor, Gintama is a journey through a visually-stunning universe where fantastical action lurks around every corner.
Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell hit theaters in the United States on March 31, 2017. The feature took in $19 million in its opening weekend, far below its projected $25 million take. The feature brought in a total of $169.8 million against a budget of $110 million.
Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) directed the feature, which features a script by William Wheeler (The Hoax) and Jamie Moss (Street Kings). Straight Outta Compton writer Jonathan Herman was pulled onto the project to rewrite.
Scarlett Johansson took the lead role as “The Major”, while Pilou Asbæk played Batou.
Source: Hulu (Email Communication)