Remember Digimon? It may have always played second fiddle to the other monster-based anime (you know, the one with the electric rat), but one could argue it was always the more mature offering.
Seven Japanese kids go camping one summer, only to wake up sucked into a digital world full of mystery, danger, and of course, monsters. Luckily for the rag-tag tweens, each “Digi-destined” has their own partner Digimon to defend and fight the digital frontier’s many dangers. As the teens traverse this land and takedown demons, vampire, and Elvis-impersonator monsters, they discover they’re part of a long-predicted prophecy, where they must serve as heroes to both the Digital and real world. That’s a lot to handle for kids who aren’t even old enough to get learner’s permits.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch Digimon online.
What channel is Digimon on?
Digimon season 1, 2, 4 are available exclusively on Starz. It’s also one of the few places you can find Digimon Adventure Tri.
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How to watch Digimon online
If you’re looking to watch American Gods online for free, you have options ranging from on-demand apps and channels to a handful of live TV streaming services. Each of the streaming services come with at least a free seven-day trial.
1) Starz app
- Cost: $8.99 per month
- Devices: iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Mac, PC, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire Stick, Xbox One, Xbox One S, select Samsung Smart TVs
The Starz standalone app is the most direct way to stream Digimon, even if it is without frills. You can watch episodes of Digimon but you’ll also gain access to other Starz shows like Power and Outlander, along with the current lineup of Starz movies.
2) Sling TV
- Cost: $25 to $40 per month (after a 7-day free trial) for Sling TV | $9 per month for Starz
- Sling TV devices: Amazon Fire TVs, Android Fire Stick, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Oculus Go, and iOS and Android devices
For a more à la carte service, look to Sling TV. It offers two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, both of which cost $25 per month. If you grab them both (Sling Orange + Blue) you can save $10 per month. Sling Blue offers more bang for your buck with over 40 channels, including sports necessities like FS1, NBCSN, and NFL Network. You’ll also gain access to the usual cable mainstays like Food Network, Discovery, Cartoon Network, SYFY, and FXX. Whichever package you choose, you can add Starz to it for an additional $9 a month. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels.
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- Cost: $8.99 per month for Starz | $119.99 per year for Amazon Prime (after free 7-day trial)
- Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Google TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii
If you’re always online, there’s a good chance you’re already tapping your Amazon Prime account for your streaming needs. Prime Streaming is only $119 per year, but you can try it for 30 days free. Adding Starz to your Prime Video channels lineup couldn’t be simpler. Once added, you’ll not only be able to catch episodes of Digimon, but watch all those episodes you missed on-demand. You can also try the Starz channel add-on free for a week before you commit to the $8.99-a-month subscription.
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4) Hulu and Hulu with Live TV
- Cost: $5.99 to $40 per month (after a 7-day free trial) for Hulu or Hulu with Live TV | $8.99 per month for Starz (after a 1-month free trial)
- Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices
- Local channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, the CW (check your local availability here)
Hulu plans start at $5.99 a month for the basic Hulu service, but you can upgrade to Hulu No Ads for 11.99 a month. If you’re looking for a live-streaming service, Hulu with Live TV plans start at $40 a month and comes with a suite of more than 50 channels including HGTV, a full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, and even deep cuts like Nat Geo Wild and Syfy. Whichever package you choose, you can add Starz for only $8.99 a month. Even better? You can preview Starz for free for a month before you’re billed for it. Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.
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5) YouTube TV
- Cost: $49.99 per month (after a 7-day free trial) for YouTube TV | $9 per month for Starz
- YouTube TV devices: Google Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox One, iOS and Android devices
YouTube TV is a great solution for families because one subscription can add up to six accounts. Each account comes with unlimited cloud DVR. There are sports channels like NBCSN, NBA TV, and four ESPN channels. Disney, Disney XD, Disney Junior, and Cartoon Network will keep any kid (or kid at heart) busy for hours. It also comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. AMC, BBC America, and IFC are there too, so you won’t miss out on all that prestige TV. Adding Starz to your subscription is easy, and only runs an additional $9 a month. (You can find the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)
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