Crunchyroll champions the art and culture of Anime to the passionate community of fans worldwide. Fortunately, we can access Crunchyroll on Roku as well. Moreover, it is one of the best anime streaming services, offering extensive huddles of golden classics and trending animes in Japanese and Korean.

Subscription Plans Available on Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll offers both a free tier and a paid tier service. The free version is ad-supported and doesn’t include simulcasts or access to all of Crunchyroll’s anime and manga.

Premium access includes unlimited anime, no ads, and new episodes as early as one hour after its release. The paid version comes with a 14-day free trial period. Crunchyroll has 3 premium plan tiers. They are,

1. Fan$7.99/ month
2. Mega Fan$9.99/ month
3. Ultimate Fan$14.99/ month

How to Subscribe to Crunchyroll Premium

[1] Visit Crunchyroll’s official website, and click on the TRY FREE PREMIUM option at the top.

[2] Now you’ll be displayed of the three available premium plans. Choose any option you wish from START 14-DAY FREE TRIAL or SKIP FREE TRIAL.

[3] You’ll be directed to the payment page.

[4] Pay for your chosen subscription plan and enjoy Crunchyroll’s content and features. If you choose START 14-DAY FREE TRIAL, the amount will be debited after the trial period ends.

Using both the above-mentioned methods, add the Crunchyroll channel to your Roku and access the widest collection of your favorite popular and on-demand animes of different genres like action, adventure, supernatural, slice of, etc., with English subtitles & dubbed versions in your regional language and enjoy binge watching the same.

Tips! In case you witness a situation where the Crunchyroll is not working anymore. You can try out the possible troubleshooting methods to continue streaming.

Methods to Add and Watch Crunchyroll on Roku

There are various easy ways to add Crunchyroll to your Roku device. You can do it

  • By downloading Crunchyroll on Roku and
  • Adding Crunchyroll from Roku remote app

How to Setup Crunchyroll on Roku Directly

 [1] Turn on your Roku and press the Home button on your remote.

[2] Select the Streaming Channels option.

Crunchyroll on Roku

[3] You’ll enter the Roku Channel Store.

[4] In the Search Channels option, type and search for Crunchyroll channel in the search bar.

Crunchyroll on Roku

[5] In the search results, select the Crunchyroll app and hit the Add Channel button.

Crunchyroll on Roku

[6] Now, the Crunchyroll channel is added to your Roku. Click Ok once the adding process is complete. You can enjoy streaming your favorite content.

How to Add Crunchyroll from Roku Remote App

[1] Download and install Roku – Official Remote Control app from Play Store or Roku – Official Companion app from App Store, depending on your device’s OS.

Note: Both apps are the same. Only the name differs on Play Store and App Store.

[2] Once installed, launch the app and Sign in using the same Roku account.

[3] Click on the Devices tab in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Devices option on Roku app

[4] Now, select the Roku device from the list of nearby devices.

[5] Ensure both devices are connected to the same WiFi connection.

[6] Click on the Channels option below the name of the Roku device.

Channels tab

[7] Next, click on the Channel Store option, and Search for the Crunchyroll app.

Channel Store option

[8] Choose the Add Channel button, and the channel will be added to your Roku device.

Note: It will take 24 hours for Crunchyroll app to reflect on Roku when added from this Remote app. To get it immediately, update your Roku.

How to Activate Crunchyroll App on Roku

[1] Turn on the Roku device, and click on the Crunchyroll app from the channel list.

[2] On the application, click on the Sign in option, and note down the activation code that appears on the screen.

[3] Now, go to the Crunchyroll official website on any default browser of your PC or smartphone.

[4] Login using the Crunchyroll premium account and enter the Activation Code.

Crunchyroll login

[5] Click on the Activate option, which will refresh and display media content.

stream content on Crunchyroll


Which is the best alternative app for Crunchyroll?

Funimation is the best alternative app for Crunchyroll to watch anime for free on Roku.

On how many devices can I watch Crunchyroll?

You can simultaneously stream Crunchyroll on 6 devices with an Ultimate Fan subscription.