Bandai Entertainment may not be releasing anime at the moment but they're still working their existing properties out into the marketplace. Today they announced the availability of two theatrical films, Sword of the Stranger and Jin-Roh on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service.
About Sword of the Stranger
From acclaimed animation studio BONES (Eureka Seven, Cowboy Bebop, Full Metal Alchemist) Sword of the Stranger is the story Kotaro, a young boy hunted by the Mings from China, and his loyal dog Tobimaru. The two meet a nameless samurai who is haunted by his past – a memory so terrible he has vowed to never draw his sword again. Among the Mings is Luo-Lang, a ruthless Western swordsman with the Chinese name who has walked the earth in search of a worthy rival. When both groups clash with a feudal lord and monks torn between faith and survival, the truth behind the Mings' pursuit of Kotaro tests the bond between the boy and the samurai.
Originally released in 1999 and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura and written by Mamoru Oshii (Patlabor, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence) Jin-Roh is set in an alternate history of Japan. Constable Fuse is part of an elite Special Forces team whose mission is to maintain peace during a time of civil unrest. Entangled within a web of intrigue and politics, his decisions will determine the ultimate fate of the Capital Police and those dearest to him...