History Headscratchers / Hulu

30th Aug '16 11:34:36 AM Willbyr
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* Why the hell is Hulu such a bitch to ''actually watch stuff on''? I'm trying to watch the new episodes of [[{{Naruto}} Shippuden]] they've got up, and I've been plagued with error messages and ridiculously slow load times. I've encountered the problem several times before, and I'm fairly sure my internet's good enough for it. Anyone else have this problem?

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* Why the hell is Hulu such a bitch to ''actually watch stuff on''? I'm trying to watch the new episodes of [[{{Naruto}} [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Shippuden]] they've got up, and I've been plagued with error messages and ridiculously slow load times. I've encountered the problem several times before, and I'm fairly sure my internet's good enough for it. Anyone else have this problem?
3rd Aug '16 2:26:52 PM Willbyr
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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''Manga/CorpsePrincess'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{LightNovel/Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?

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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''Manga/CorpsePrincess'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' ''Manga/IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{LightNovel/Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?



* This is more a question about licensing in general, but...why is ''IkkiTousen'' listed as being from [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GONG GONG]] and not Media Blasters?

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* This is more a question about licensing in general, but...why is ''IkkiTousen'' ''Manga/IkkiTousen'' listed as being from [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GONG GONG]] and not Media Blasters?
15th May '16 11:26:40 AM DENelson83
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** Be aware that Hulu is very aggressive at detecting attempts to access it through proxies, VPNs, tunnelling services, or any other tools meant to disguise a user's true country of location. It may be playing Whac-a-Mole with such services, but it does so with unparalleled zeal.

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** Be aware that Hulu is very aggressive at detecting attempts to access it through proxies, VPNs, [=VPNs=], tunnelling services, or any other tools meant to disguise a user's true country of location. It may be playing Whac-a-Mole with such services, but it does so with unparalleled zeal.
15th May '16 11:25:44 AM DENelson83
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** Be aware that Hulu is very aggressive at detecting attempts to access it through proxies, VPNs, tunnelling services, or any other tools meant to disguise a user's true country of location. It may be playing Whac-a-Mole with such services, but it does so with unparalleled zeal.
29th Dec '15 8:47:37 PM nombretomado
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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''Manga/CorpsePrincess'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?

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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''Manga/CorpsePrincess'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{Slayers}}'' ''{{LightNovel/Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?
26th Sep '15 9:02:20 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?

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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime'' ''Manga/CorpsePrincess'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?
26th Sep '15 9:01:57 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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*** They have ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''Series/{{House}}'', ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', and ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' among [[http://www.hulu.com/browse/popular/tv?timeframe=all_time their most popular series]]. And I don't think ''ShikabaneHime'' really qualifies as a "cult show." ''{{Naruto}}'' certainly doesn't. If they were going for that, you'd think they'd have gotten ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' or something.

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*** They have ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''Series/{{House}}'', ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', and ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' among [[http://www.hulu.com/browse/popular/tv?timeframe=all_time their most popular series]]. And I don't think ''ShikabaneHime'' ''Manga/CorpsePrincess'' really qualifies as a "cult show." ''{{Naruto}}'' ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' certainly doesn't. If they were going for that, you'd think they'd have gotten ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' or something.
26th Sep '15 9:01:08 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Do they have a strategy with the anime series they're adding? ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and I suppose ''Manga/DeathNote'' are pretty clear. ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' and ''Anime/AstroBoy'', I guess they're trying to hook the older crowd. But the rest - ''Manga/IkkiTousen'', ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime''? What's up with those?

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* Do they have a strategy with the anime series they're adding? ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and I suppose ''Manga/DeathNote'' are pretty clear. ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' and ''Anime/AstroBoy'', I guess they're trying to hook the older crowd. But the rest - ''Manga/IkkiTousen'', ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime''? ''Manga/CorpsePrincess''? What's up with those?
1st Jul '15 9:17:53 AM alfredo094
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** You can also easily access Hulu (and in general, foreign streaming services) using "hola". You can download it at "hola.org". It's pretty freaking awesome.
30th May '15 5:52:54 PM nombretomado
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* Do they have a strategy with the anime series they're adding? ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and I suppose ''Manga/DeathNote'' are pretty clear. ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' and ''Anime/AstroBoy'', I guess they're trying to hook the older crowd. But the rest - ''Manga/IkkiTousen'', ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'', ''BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime''? What's up with those?

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* Do they have a strategy with the anime series they're adding? ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and I suppose ''Manga/DeathNote'' are pretty clear. ''Anime/SpeedRacer'' and ''Anime/AstroBoy'', I guess they're trying to hook the older crowd. But the rest - ''Manga/IkkiTousen'', ''Manga/{{Mushishi}}'', ''BlueGender'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime''? What's up with those?



** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?

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** On further examination, ''{{Mushi-shi}}'', ''BlueGender'', ''Anime/BlueGender'', and ''ShikabaneHime'' are all Creator/FUNimation titles, and are also available on [[http://www.youtube.com/profile_play_list?user=FUNimation their YouTube channel]]. (I was surprised to find that ''SH'' was Gainax's latest series, and that it's STILL AIRING IN JAPAN. Wow. Maybe I'll watch it on Hulu, just for that.) So ''IkkiTousen'' (GONG) is still unexplained (trying to get the panty-shot demographic?) but the rest are. If Bandai Entertainment follows in Funimation's footsteps, we should be seeing Haruhi and TTGL before too long. Now what about ''{{Slayers}}'' and ''OnePiece''?



** ''BlueGender'' makes sense because it's basically a nerd's dream series. It's ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' with the sex cranked up to 11 and all the satire surgically removed.

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** ''BlueGender'' ''Anime/BlueGender'' makes sense because it's basically a nerd's dream series. It's ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' with the sex cranked up to 11 and all the satire surgically removed.
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