Hulu does have an international presence now. Today, Hulu launches video streaming service in Japan with subscription-only plan. As expected, Hulu.jp brings “hundreds of premium feature films and thousands of episodes of popular TV shows” to bear, for ¥1,480 per month or about $20 USD.
The service is appears to be bringing an American flavor to the island and will stream shows in both English and Japanese from CBS, NBC, and ABC, as well as movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Armageddon, Men in Black, and Troy.
Along with the launch, Hulu is also announcing an exclusive mobile partnership with NTT Docomo, the largest mobile carrier in Japan that means you’ll get the mobile support on set-top boxes, game consoles, iPads, iPhones, iPods and “select” Android devices as well as computers, connected TVs.
Just hit the source link to try out a free one-month trial so you can decide whether or not it’s worth your yen.