HIDIVE on Roku TV: A Quick Guide

By Om Shukla in Channels - March 2, 2022

In a world full of content, anime has stood out of the crowd with its high quality, power-packed action, and enticing drama. Its watchers have been on the rise all over the globe ever since it has been made available to the international audience after being available for only the Japanese for a long time. If you too are fond of watching the best anime shows and movies and are looking for a place where you can find some high-quality anime content then HIDIVE is just the right place for you. It not only has a very large variety of shows and movies of anime but is also very easily addable on your Roku. Read ahead as we will tell you more about the HIDIVE app and also get into the details of how to add an active HIDIVE on Roku TV.

What is anime?

If considered in the simplest words, anime refers to animation. The name anime itself is not really an abbreviation of the English word animation but it is how you would say “animated cartoon” in the Japanese language. In the world outside of Japan, the term anime has been associated with the animation that is made in Japan or to put it broadly, any animated show or movie that uses Japanese-style of animation, like vibrant colors, cinematic panning, and signature facial expressions. 

Anime comes in all types of varieties, not just in one specific genre. These can be anything from drama to humor to mystery or even romance. They are considered one of the most engaging and addicting forms of content. Some examples of the most popular animes that are watched by millions of people across the world are:

  1. Death Note
  2. Attack on Titans
  3. Dragon Ball Z
  4. Fundamental Alchemist
  5. Naruto
  6. One Piece
  7. My hero academia

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What is HIDIVE?

HIDIVE is a brand new anime streaming service that has been made specifically to cater to the anime fans of the world. Presently it has a curated and increasing catalog of the most iconic anime shows and live-action titles from all across the timeline, be it the past or the present. HIDIVE gives you a rare streaming experience to an ever-so-rising audience. It features one of the industry’s best players, curated subtitles, live-chat while in the show, pinned searches, and much more that are ready to be discovered. The genres of the shows on this platform include Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Kids, Live Action, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Sports, Supernatural.

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There are various categories in the shows that are available. These include

  • TV Series
  • Movies
  • Dubs
  • HIDIVE Exclusives
  • Recently Added
  • Trending Now

Features of HIDIVE

The following are the features of the HIDIVE app that will make you download the app on your Roku today itself.

1. DUBCAST

One of the most popular features that are now available in the HIDIVE app for the shows is Dubcast. The subscribers are now enabled to watch the English dubbed version of some of the most entertaining shows in just two weeks after its initial premiere.

2. Pinned Search

HIDIVE makes finding your favorite types of content really simple. You will be able to utilize categories, genres, and filters to find what you are looking for. There is also the Pinned Search function. With this function, viewers can search for terms related to series they have already watched and loved to find similar other shows. 

3. Profile Customization

Every HIDIVE subscription gives you the option to create three profiles that can be customized per person. With This feature, you can access features like avatar creation, language preferences, subtitle options, and rating restrictions. Also, every profile has the option of being protected with a unique PIN. 

4. In-Episode Chat

The best way to enjoy your favorite simulcast shows is by enjoying them with others. You can talk to other fans watching the show at the same time as you. This feature is available with all the series on HIDIVE where you can participate in the in-episode chat, so you will be able to connect with all of your friends and other fans of the show all around the world and discuss what’s going on in real-time.

5. Multiple Versions of Content

The HIDIVE provides content not only in different languages but also different cuts. Yes, that means that even the uncensored home video versions of the content are available. The original broadcast or premiere of any show is many times, not the final version. HIDIVE has made multiple versions of content available to provide subscribers with all of the choices of their preference.

How to add HIDIVE on Roku TV?

You can directly download the HIDIVE on your Roku from the Roku channel store by following these steps:

  1. Connect your Roku device to the TV screen with the help of the HDMI connector.
  2. Open the Home screen of the Roku interface by pressing the Home button on the Roku remote.
  3. Navigate down to the Streaming Channels option present on the main screen.
  4. Click on the Search Channels option from the Streaming Channels menu.
  5. Use the virtual on-screen keyboard to type HIDIVE in the given search bar.
  6. Select HIDIVE among the list of choices and click on the Add Channel button to start installing the app.
  7. When it completely gets installed then click “OK” when the pop-up window appears.

How do I link my Account on HIDIVE on Roku TV?

Once you have downloaded the HIDIVE channel on your Roku, you will have to link your account to the Roku device. You can do it like this:

  1. Launch the HIDIVE app on the Roku. 
  2. Click on the “Connect Device” option in the app. If  you are able to see the code on screen, you will not need to do this.
  3. On your Mobile phone or laptop, open the Preferred browser open the following link: hidive.com/linkdevice
  4. On this page log into your existing account by putting in the credentials like the Email ID and password.
  5. After that, enter the code that was visible on your Roku device. You may be required to enter a new code if it has been a few minutes. 
  6. If you have already logged into HIDIVE on your Web Browser in this device then enter the Code shown on the TV. You may have to refresh the code if it has been some time.
  7. Click on the Submit/Login button.
  8. After this process, the HIDIVE App will automatically link your account to your Roku, and give you the options to select your profile.

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Frequently Asked Questions :-

What is the best way for me to watch HIDIVE on my TV?

Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, and Sony Smart TV are all compatible with HIDIVE.

Is it possible to add an app to my Roku TV?

Your Roku streaming player or Roku TVTM uses the Roku Channel Store to add new channels, just the way your smartphone uses an “app store” to install new apps. Many channels have a paid subscription or a one-time fee, while others are completely free.

Where can I get HIDIVE?

HIDIVE announced in 2018 that its streaming video app is now available for Apple TV devices with tvOS (4th generation and later), bringing the HIDIVE streaming platform to more than 100 countries. The United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand are among them.

Is there an Xbox app for HIDIVE?

The HIDIVE app for Xbox One gives you access to all of the current simulcast series and DUBCAST editions, as well as the ability to add them to Favorites and Queue lists, as well as numerous streams.

Is HIDIVE available outside of the United States?

Yes, Getflix Smart DNS and Smart VPN networks allow you to unblock and stream HIDIVE outside of the United States. A 14-day free trial is available to get you started. There is no need to use a credit card.

What are the animes available on HIDIVE?

The DanMachi anime series is available to stream on HIDIVE. Other legal streaming sites have all three seasons available, but we have all three OVAs, the movie, and the spin-off series in addition to the three seasons.