Getaway to Japan Sweepstakes

The following Sweepstakes is intended for entry in the United States and D.C. only (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico and other US territories, possessions, and commonwealths) and will be construed and evaluated according to United States laws. Do not proceed in this site if you are not a legal resident of the U.S. or D.C., 21 years or older, and accessing this site in the United States or D.C.




How to Enter: Beginning at 1:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 20, 2018 until 5:00 p.m. ET on July 20, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”), you may enter the HIDIVE LLC (“HIDIVE”) – HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018 sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) in any of the following ways: (i) online, by visiting online at HIDIVE.COM (the “Website”) and successfully activating a free trial subscription to the HIDIVE service (limit one (1) online entry, per valid email address, per eligible person per day) and/or (ii) by mail, by hand printing your name, complete address, phone number (including area code) and date of birth either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper in an envelope with the proper postage affixed to: “HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018, PO Box 720966, Houston, TX 77072”. Entrants using US mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 20, 2018 and received by July 31, 2018. Limit one (1) entry per stamped envelope. Mechanically reproduced or pre-printed mailing labels or entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will not be accepted.  Mechanical stamping machines are acceptable.  Incorrect, illegible, corrupt, and incomplete entries are void. These official rules are also available at the Website or by writing to HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018, PO Box 720966, Houston, TX 77072.


All eligible entries received will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing. When you enter through the Website, you may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminders for upcoming promotions and to receive information about Sponsor, its affiliates, and the Participating Parties identified below.  See Sponsor’s privacy policy for complete terms, available at and Sponsor’s terms of use at Consent to receive such e-mails is optional, does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes, and does not improve your chances of winning. HIDIVE LLC (“Sponsor”), the Participating Parties identified below and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, advertising and promotion agencies, all local sponsors, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; inability to access the Website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; printing, typographical, human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, inaccurate, illegible or arrive postage due, or any combination thereof. Entries are considered only upon receipt.  Proof of mailing or online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of entrants who will participate in the Sweepstakes nor the odds of winning. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of valid entries received. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.  No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.  You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived.  You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”  The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.


Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and D.C. (but excluding Puerto Rico, Guam and other U.S. territories, possessions and commonwealths) who are 21 years of age or older as of June 20, 2018, except employees and members of their households, whether or not related, and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses regardless of where they reside) of Sponsor and Aesir Media Group LLC, Sentai Filmworks LLC, Sentai Holdings LLC, Anime Network, Inc., and any other Participating Parties and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, dealerships, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors and all other Participating Parties (collectively, the “Participating Parties”), are not eligible to enter or win the Grand Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential Grand Prize Winner (as defined below) and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person based on such background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding the Grand Prize to such potential Grand Prize Winner might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of the Participating Parties. By entering, all participants and/or entrants agree to release the Released Parties from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her receipt or use of any element of the Grand Prize awarded in this Sweepstakes including any injury or harm resulting from or any travel or activity related thereto. Any and all warranties and guarantees with respect to the Grand Prize element are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms. This Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the U.S. and D.C.  and where prohibited by law.


How the Grand Prize Winner will be Determined: One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be chosen by Sponsor in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period on or about August 1, 2018 (the “Grand Prize Drawing”) by Sponsor. Sponsor anticipates that the potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted either by phone, e-mail or in writing, between August 1, 2018  and August 15, 2018 (subject to change). The Grand Prize Winner and their travel companion will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, a non-disclosure agreement, and release of liability and publicity (where permitted by law), and return same, fully-executed, within five (5) business days of date of issuance of prize notification.  Grand Prize Winner will also be required to execute certain documents with Sponsor’s travel agency to facilitate redemption of the travel voucher. If Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Grand Prize Winner within five (5) business days of the initial attempt, if the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return all requested forms fully-executed by the specified date, or if the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to comply with these official rules, including traveling on the dates and times required by Sponsor, his/her place as a possible Grand Prize Winner will be forfeited at Sponsor’s discretion, and an alternate Grand Prize Winner shall be selected. Sponsor reserves the right to select the winner in a random drawing format that shall be determined by Sponsor.


Prize Terms: Sponsor’s decision with respect to the Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. By entering into the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use by Sponsor and Participating Parties and their designees of entrant’s name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice, performance and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes including Participating Parties’ content in any and all media (including online announcements) now or hereafter known, throughout the universe in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. In addition, participants in any of Sponsor’s online presentations will be required to sign any agreements and releases designed by Sponsor with respect to their services and performances.  The rights include on-location or studio-based on-air camera appearances, footage created when the potential Grand Prize Winner is contacted, and any photographs, videos, or other materials provided by Grand Prize Winner to Sponsor. 


General Conditions: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or other failures compromise, corrupt, or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Grand Prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date of July 20, 2018, notice will be posted on the Website. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the potential Grand Prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Such Authorized account holder will be required to comply with these official rules.


Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner shall win the (the “Grand Prize”), which consists of one (1) up to 7-days/6-nights trip with one (1) guest to Tokyo, Japan (the “Trip”) consisting of the following: (a) round-trip coach class airfare for the Grand Prize Winner and a travel companion from a major airport with regularly scheduled commercial flights in a departure city nearest the Grand Prize Winner’s permanent residence to a Tokyo-area airport; (b) up to 6 nights of hotel accommodations for the Grand Prize Winner and their travel companion at a hotel selected by the Sponsor (one room, double occupancy, room & tax only); (c) ground transportation via train or coach (bus) from the Tokyo-area airport to train station or drop-off location in the vicinity of Grand Prize Winner’s hotel upon arrival in Tokyo; (d) ground transportation via train or coach (bus) from the nearest train station or pick-up location in the vicinity of Grand Prize Winner’s hotel to a Tokyo-area airport; and (e) $1,000 in spending money.  Elements (a)-(d) of the Grand Prize are issued in the form of a travel voucher redeemable through a travel agency designated by Sponsor. Elements (a) and (b) of the Grand Prize may vary based on selected travel dates. For example, if Grand Prize Winner books travel during peak season, then the number of days and nights may be less (e.g. 5 days/4 nights).   Element (e) will be issued in the form of a check payable to Grand Prize Winner and issued at least two (2) weeks prior to Grand Prize Winner’s confirmed departure date and Grand Prize Winner’s submission of all required eligibility documents. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $5,000.   Actual value of HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018 Grand Prize depends on market fluctuations. All components (as applicable) of the HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018 Grand Prize will be selected by Sponsor at its sole discretion. The HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018 Grand Prize shall be conveyed to the Grand Prize Winner without representations or warranties, express or implied, other than those, if any, provided by a contractor such as a travel agency, airline or hotel (“Contractor”) whom Sponsor has commissioned to arrange travel, tours (if any) and lodging.  The Grand Prize Winner must redeem the voucher through Sponsor’s designated travel agency. Grand Prize Winner will be required to book travel within twelve (12) months following Sponsor’s award and Grand Prize Winner’s submission of all required eligibility documents.  Taxes, duties, gratuities, incidentals, tips, meals, taxi and other transportation (apart from those specified in the Grand Prize) entertainment and transfers, cost of a guest, insurance, and all other taxes, costs, fees, and expenses related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize shall be the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner commencing as of the date the Grand Prize Winner accepts the Grand Prize.  Failure to redeem the voucher and schedule travel pursuant to these rules may result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize.  The Released Parties shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays and conditions of the Grand Prize.  Other restrictions may apply.


General Prize Conditions:  All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with the Grand Prize or the acceptance and use of any element of the Grand Prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on the Grand Prize are Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility. The Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the prize. ARV for prizes is based on information provided to Sponsor and Sponsor’s good faith determination of an appropriate retail value.  Travel prize ARV depends on Grand Prize Winner’s location of residence, proximity to international travel hubs and cost and availability of airfare and hotel at time of booking and travel and may be higher or lower than the stated ARV.  The value of the Grand Prize awarded will be reported for tax purposes as required by law.  The details and specifics of all aforementioned elements of the Grand Prize in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Sponsor. The Grand Prize cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize or portions thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Cash alternative is allowed only at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  The Grand Prize cannot be assigned or transferred to another person and any such assignment or transfer shall be null and void.   Other restrictions may apply.


Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Sponsor and/or Participating Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Harris County, Texas, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Texas. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. YOU (AND YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS IF YOU ARE A MINOR) HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.


Winner’s List: Beginning on or about August 20, 2018 you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner by going to the HIDIVE Website ( or mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to: HIDIVE GETAWAY TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES 2018, PO Box 720966, Houston, TX 77072. Requests received after January 1, 2019 will not be honored.


Sponsor: HIDIVE LLC, PO Box 720966, Houston, TX 77072




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