How To Activate Crunchyroll on Smart TV at

Have you heard about Crunchyroll? It’s an awesome streaming service for watching anime. With over 1,300 titles and 30,000 episodes, it’s a must-have for any anime fan.

The best part is you can now watch Crunchyroll on your TV! Whether you have a smart TV, streaming stick, or game console, you can enjoy all your favorite series on the big screen.

In this guide, I’ll walk you through how to:

  • Install the Crunchyroll app
  • Activate your device at
  • Subscribe to unlock premium features
  • Answer some common questions

So grab some snacks, put on your favorite hoodie, and let’s get watching!

Compatible Devices

You can activate Crunchyroll on most mainstream devices:

  • Smart TVs: Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio
  • Streaming devices: Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast
  • Game consoles: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Below I’ve outlined the steps for some of the most popular platforms. Roku

Adding Crunchyroll to your Roku is super quick:

  1. Open the Roku Channel Store and search for Crunchyroll.
  2. Select the app and click Add Channel.
  3. Open the app and choose Log in with Activation Code.
  4. Visit on another device.
  5. Sign into your Crunchyroll account.
  6. Enter the 6-digit code shown on your TV.
  7. Click Activate.

You can now start streaming on your Roku!

Crunchyroll Activate on Apple TV

Here’s how to get Crunchyroll ready on your Apple TV:

  1. Find the Crunchyroll app in the App Store and install it.
  2. Open the app and go to Log in > Log in with Activation Code.
  3. A code appears on your TV screen – make a note of it!
  4. Visit and sign into your account.
  5. Enter the code from your TV and click Activate.

And voila! Your Apple TV will now show the latest simulcast episodes direct from Japan.

Activate on Xbox One

Gamers can enjoy Crunchyroll on Xbox too:

  1. Open the Microsoft Store on your Xbox and search for Crunchyroll.
  2. Select Get to install the app.
  3. Launch the app and follow the instructions to get an activation code.
  4. Go to on another device and sign in.
  5. Input the code and click Link Device.

You can now watch anime on your Xbox between gaming sessions!

Subscribe for Premium

The basic Crunchyroll service is free but includes ads. To unlock bonus features, you’ll need a premium subscription:

Plan Price Includes
Free $0 Anime with ads
Fan $7.99/month Ad-free anime
Mega Fan $9.99/month Ad-free, offline viewing, manga library
Ultimate Fan $14.99/month Ad-free, offline viewing, manga library, simulcasts, live events

Here’s how to upgrade your account:

  1. Go to and click Try Free Premium.
  2. Choose a premium plan.
  3. Create an account or sign in.
  4. Enter payment details to complete subscription.

Once subscribed, you can activate your fancy new viewing powers on your devices!


Here are answers to some commonly asked questions:

Do I need a subscription to activate Crunchyroll on my TV?

No, the free version works too but has ads and less content. For the full experience, a paid subscription is recommended.

What do I need to activate Crunchyroll?

*- Active Crunchyroll account

  • Compatible streaming device
  • Internet connection
  • Subscription for ad-free viewing
  • Second device for activation at*

Can I get Crunchyroll on my Roku?

Yes, it works great on newer Roku devices! Just be sure to keep your system updated.

I hope you found this guide useful! Now go forth and binge-watch to your heart’s content! Ganbare!