How to Watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV [Easy Ways]

Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

Pocket Guide

  • Crunchyroll is unavailable in the app store of LG Smart TV.
  • By Casting Crunchyroll App: Install Crunchyroll app >> Launch >> Tap Cast or AirPlay icon >> Select LG Smart TV >> Stream anime on LG TV.
  • Using LG TV Plus app: Install LG TV Plus app >> Launch >> Set up >> Enable Screen Mirroring >> Open Crunchyroll app >> Watch Crunchyroll content.
  • Cast from Google Chrome: Visit Crunchyroll website >> sign in >> Right-Click >> Cast >> select LG Smart TV >> Sources >> Cast tab >> Start streaming.
  • Via AirPlay on Mac: Enable AirPlay on LG Smart TV >> Visit Crunchyroll website >> AirPlay icon >> select TV name >> Watch the content.

Crunchyroll is a streaming service that mainly provides anime content after the day it was aired on TV for free. It features an ever-expanding library with more than 1000 titles, including new episodes, past seasons, and originals. Crunchyroll is the best anime app available in the market. The Crunchyroll app is available for smartphones, streaming devices, and smart TVs. Unfortunately, you are out of luck if you are an LG TV user, as the Crunchyroll app is unavailable on the LG Content Store for LG Smart TV.

Though the Crunchyroll app is not compatible with LG Smart TV WebOS, we will help you deal with it in alternative ways. i.e., you can cast the Crunchyroll app to LG TV from your smartphone. With the LG TV Plus, you can screen mirror your smartphone to your LG TV.

Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

Crunchyroll Subscription

While it is available for free, you will get a premium subscription to instantly access all the anime content without any ads. Further, with the premium plan, you can stream titles on up to six devices simultaneously.

Features / PlansFanMega FanUltimate Fan
Price$7.99/mo$9.99/mo$14.99/mo
Free trial2 weeks2 weeks2 weeks
Adfree supportYesYesYes
Streaming ResolutionSDHD4K
Offline StreamYesYesYes
No. of streamsNo streamsFourSix
Offline ViewingNOYes Yes

How to Watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

You can use the cast Crunchyroll to LG TV from your Android or iOS smartphones.

(1) Install the Crunchyroll app on your Android or iOS device from the App Store or Play Store.

(2) Connect your smartphone and LG Smart TV to the same WiFi network.

(3) Open the Crunchyroll app and sign in with your account.

(4) Tap the Cast icon or the AirPlay icon on the Crunchyroll app.

Cast icon

(5) Choose your LG Smart TV and tap on it.

(6) Now, stream any anime content on your smartphone. It will appear on your LG Smart TV.

This method works only on selected LG Smart TV models. So you can follow the method discussed below if you can’t cast the Crunchyroll app using the above method.

How to Watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV [Alternate Way]

(1) Install the LG TV Plus app from the App Store or Play Store.

Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV

(2) Connect your LG Smart TV and smartphone to the same WiFi network.

(3) Open the LG TV Plus app and set up the app using the on-screen instructions.

(4) Enable the screen mirroring feature on the LG TV Plus app after the setup.

(5) Your smartphone screen will appear on your LG Smart TV.

(6) Open the LG Crunchyroll app and stream any anime content.

(7) Now, you will find the same Crunchyroll content playing on your LG TV.

How to Watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV via PC

People can watch Crunchyroll on their Smart TV on PC. There are two different ways, 1. cast via Google Chrome web browser and 2. AirPlay or Screen Mirroring feature on Mac.

Cast via Google Chrome Browser

(1). At first, connect both of your PC and Chromecast devices to the same WIFI network connection.

(2). Open the Google Chrome web browser and visit Crunchyroll’s official website.

(3). If prompted, sign in to your account using the Crunchyroll login details.

watch Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV via Google chrome

(4). Choose the video and right-click on it. Select the cast option on the pop-up menu.

(5). Now, select the LG Smart TV from the device list.

(6). Click on the Sources drop-down arrow and select the Cast tab option from the menu list.

(7). Wait till the devices connect. Once connected, the video will play on the wider screen.

AirPlay from Mac

You can cast the Crunchyroll content on LG Smart TV using the AirPlay or Screen Mirroring option on your Mac device. Here are the steps to do so.

(1). Initially, enable AirPlay on LG Smart TV and ensure the devices are connected to the same WIFI network.

(2). On your preferred web browser, head to www.crunchyroll.com.

(3). Select your favorite video and then tap on the AirPlay icon Mac Menu bar.

Mac AirPlay

(4). Choose the LG Smart TV name under AirPlay To section. Alternatively, Open Control center >> Screen Mirroring >> select TV name from the list of available devices.

Features of Crunchyroll

The salient features of Crunchyroll are listed below.

  • Crunchyroll offers Anime, Manga, Dorama, and Crunchyroll originals.
  • You can even browse your favorite episodes on the Crunchyroll app.
  • It is equipped with a cloud DVR feature. Using this feature, you can record any Crunchyroll content and stream it offline.
  • Users can watch the videos in 480, 720, and 1080p streaming quality based on the subscription plan.

How to Get Crunchyroll on Older Model LG TV

Those using older model LG smart TVs cannot use the casting procedure. In that case, you can connect any streaming device, like Firestick, Roku, Apple TV, etc., to your LG TV. With that, you shall search and download the Crunchyroll app from the respective App Store.

Why is Crunchyroll Not Working

Crunchyroll will work without any issues most of the time. However, if it fails to work for the following reasons.

  • Unstable or poor WIFI connection.
  • Crunchyroll server down or outage.
  • Incorrect login details.
  • Expired Crunchyroll subscription.
  • Outdated version of the app.
  • The device isn’t compatible with the app.

Possible Fixes

  • It is vital to have a strong internet connection on your device.
  • Ensure to provide the correct login details.
  • Renew the subscription when it expires.
  • Update the app on your device with the latest version.
  • Install the latest firmware on your device.

As the app is unavailable on the LG Content Store, you cannot download Crunchyroll. You must cast or screen mirror the Crunchyroll app to your LG TV. There is no official announcement from the app developer about when it will be available for LG TV. While it is currently available for Android, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Firestick, etc., we could expect the Crunchyroll WebOS version or LG TV app sooner.

Until then, you shall choose any possible ways to stream Crunchyroll on LG Smart TV. In addition to LG TV, you can stream Crunchyroll on Vizio Smart TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I cast Crunchyroll on my LG TV?

If your LG TV is cast-supported, you can cast the Crunchyroll app from your Android or iOS smartphone.

2. Is Crunchyroll available on LG Content Store?

No. There is no Crunchyroll app available on LG Content Store for WebOS.

3. Can you Chromecast Crunchyroll?

Yes. You can Chromecast Crunchyroll from the Android or iOS smartphone and PC.

4. Can you watch Crunchyroll for free?

Yes. However, you will be limited with the titles. You need to get any of its subscriptions to watch the latest episodes and shows.