How to Watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV [4 Methods]

Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

Crunchyroll is the largest anime streaming platform featuring anime, manga, and drama series. Presently, it has a total of 120 million users which also reaches a milestone of 10 million premium subscribers. With this application, you can watch the latest episodes regularly after they are aired in Japan. But, there is no Crunchyroll app for LG Smart TV to date. However, you can rely on the following methods to watch Crunchyroll on your LG Smart TV.

Key Features

  • Watch popular shows like Vinland Saga, One Piece, Chainsaw Man, and more.
  • Huge library of 1000+ anime shows, 200+ East Asian dramas, and 80+ Crunchyroll Manga.
  • With Mega Fan and Ultimate fan plans, you can download and watch all episodes offline.
  • It also supports multiple streams depending on the plan.

Plans and Pricing

Crunchyroll also has a free plan which is supported by Ads. You can watch limited anime and digital manga in 480p resolution. But the simulcast episodes will be added a week after the initial premiere. For ad-free streaming, you can opt for the following packages which also provide a 14-day free trial.

Fan$7.99/moNo ads
HD streaming on 1 device in 720p/1080p
Mega fan$9.99/moNo ads
HD streaming on 4 devices in 720p/1080p
Ultimate fan$14.99/moNo ads
6 multiple streams in 480p/720p/1080p

How to Watch Crunchyroll app on LG Smart TV

The following are the four possible ways to stream Crunchyroll on your LG Smart TV.

  • AirPlay from Apple devices
  • Cast from Android
  • Using Streaming Devices
  • Using Ethernet Adapters

How to AirPlay Crunchyroll to LG Smart TV

AirPlay allows Apple users to watch anime shows on LG TV without installing the app on it. So, you can either use your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. You should also connect your iOS device to the same WIFI network on your LG Smart TV.

#1. Open the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.

#2. Search for Crunchyroll and install the respective app.

#3. Then open the Crunchyroll app and log in with valid credentials.

#4. Select an anime to play and click the AirPlay icon when it starts playing.

Pro Tip: Make sure to update LG Smart TV to the latest version to avoid any interruptions.

#5. Next, choose your LG Smart TV from the list of devices.

#6. Your iOS screen is now mirrored to the LG TV.

Start watching your favorite anime or digital anime titles.

How to Cast Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

Those with Android devices can cast Crunchyroll to TV using an internet connection. Here’s how to do it.

#1 Check whether your Android smartphone and LG Smart TV are connected to the same WIFI network.

#2 Install the Crunchyroll app on your Android smartphone from Play Store.

#3 Select Sign-In and log in using your account credentials.

How to Cast Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

#4 Play the content in the app and click the Cast icon.

#5 From the list of devices, choose your LG Smart TV.

#6 If prompted, enter the 4-digit code on your smartphone that is displayed on your TV.

#7 Once connected, the video will start playing on your TV automatically.

#8 Now, enjoy your favorite anime shows on your LG TV.

Note: Likewise, you can stream Crunchyroll on TCL Smart TV from an Android smartphone or tablet.

Using Chromecast to Watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

If you have a streaming device, you can simply connect it to your LG TV and start watching the content you wish. You can use devices like Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, or Nvidia Shield. Follow the instructions to cast Crunchyroll on TV via Chromecast.

#1 Connect your Chromecast to the HDMI port of your LG TV.

#2 Make sure that your Chromecast and your smartphone are connected to the same WIFI network.

#3 Go to Play Store or App Store on your Android or iOS device and install the Crunchyroll app.

Crunchyroll app

#4 Wait till the app gets installed and launch the app.

#5 Tap the Cast icon and select your Chromecast device.

#7 Now, play any content from the Crunchyroll app. It will begin casting on your LG TV.

Watch Crunchyroll on TV using Ethernet Adapter

An ethernet adapter is another great way to watch Crunchyroll using a wired connection. Along with this, you should use an HDMI cable to connect your smartphone and TV. Those who have iPhone or iPad can purchase a Lightning Digital AV Adapter to pair with their LG Smart TV. Then follow the below instructions to stream Crunchyroll.

  • Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the LG TV and another end to the adapter.
  • Plug the Lightning cable of the adapter into the iPhone’s charging port.
  • Turn on your LG TV and switch the input to the HDMI to which you are connected now.
  • Open the Crunchyroll app and play a title. It will simultaneously play on your LG TV.

Supported Devices

You can install and use the Crunchyroll app on the following devices.

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast
  • PlayStation 3 & 4
  • PlayStation Vita
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • Wii


1. Is Crunchyroll safe?

Yes, it is a safe platform and free from malware. It is also suitable for kids aged above 12 years.

2. Can I watch Crunchyroll on Samsung Smart TV?

Yes, you can watch Crunchyroll on a Samsung Smart TV using screen mirroring or connecting a streaming device.