HIDIVE announced on Friday that it will stream the first two seasons of the Yuki Yuna Is a Hero (Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru television anime and the Yuki Yuna is a Hero: Churutto! shorts, in addition to Yuki Yuna is a Hero: The Great Mankai Chapter (Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru Dai-Mankai no Shō), the third main television anime series for the franchise.
The company will begin streaming the anime’s first season on October 15, the second season on October 22, and the shorts on October 29. The first two seasons will stream with English subtitles and an English dub, and the shorts will stream with English subtitles.
HIDIVE began streaming its simulcast of Yuki Yuna is a Hero: The Great Mankai Chapter on October 1. The anime premiered on October 1 on MBS, TBS, and their affiliates.
The original Yuki Yuna Is a Hero television anime premiered in October 2014. The story takes place in the era of the gods, year 300. Yūna Yūki lives an ordinary life as a second year middle school student, but she’s also a member of the “Hero Club,” where club activities involve dealing with a mysterious being called “Vertex.”
The second season of the anime premiered in October 2017 and aired in two parts: Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shō and Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Yūsha no Shō. The first part is a six-episode recut of the three Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shō films adapting Takahiro and illustrator BUNBUN‘s illustrated novel series Washio Sumi wa Yūsha de Aru (Washio Sumi is a Hero). The second part is a direct sequel to the first season.
Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru Churutto!, a short anime based on the Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru Hanayui no Kirameki (Yuki Yuna Is a Hero: A Sparkling Bouquet) smartphone game, premiered on April 9.
Both the Dai-Mankai no Shō television anime and the Churutto! anime shorts celebrate the franchise‘s fifth anniversary.