How to Cast Crunchyroll to Chromecast [Step-by-Step Guide]

Chromecast Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is an American-based content provider which mainly focuses on streaming anime, manga, and drama. It is one of the legal anime streaming apps having more than 10 million paid subscribers worldwide. Moreover, it has 1000+ anime shows, 200+ East Asian dramas, and 80+ manga titles. Crunchyroll has built-in support for Chromecast so you can stream anime shows to TV using your smartphone, tablet, and desktop.

Crunchyroll Subscription

To stream Crunchyroll without any ads, you should subscribe to any of these plans. It also offers a 14-day free trial if you are signing up for the first time.

  • Fan: $7.99 per month
  • Mega Fan: $9.99 per month
  • Ultimate Fan: $14.99 per month

How to Chromecast Crunchyroll

There are two methods to cast Crunchyroll anime on your TV. Here are the two methods:

  • Cast Crunchyroll from Smartphone
  • Cast Crunchyroll from Desktop


  • Chromecast-supported TV
  • Connect smartphone and TV to the same WIFI network
  • Google Chrome on your PC
  • Install Replica on iOS

Use your Smartphone to Cast Crunchyroll to TV

Chromecast is supported on both Android and iOS platforms. Hence, you can use the below steps to cast Crunchyroll to the TV.

1. Connect your Google Chromecast device to the HDMI port of your TV.

connect to hdmi port of TV

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

3. Install and open the Crunchyroll app on your Android or iOS device.

4. Play the video that you want to cast.


5. You will find the Cast icon in the top right corner of the video player.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

6. Click on the Cast icon to search for nearby devices.

7. It will display the available devices to cast.

8. Click on the Chromecast device to which you want to stream.

FYI: While the video is streaming wirelessly, minimize the app and start using it for other purposes.

Use Google Chrome on your PC to Cast Crunchyroll to TV

1. Connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port of your TV.

Connect to HDMI port

2. Ensure that your PC and Chromecast-connected TV are on the same WIFI network.

3. Visit using Google Chrome on your desktop/laptop.

4. Click on the three-dotted menu icon in the top right corner of the browser.

Click menu icon

5. Now click on the Cast button from the options.

Click Cast

6. Chrome will search for the available Chromecast devices.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

7. Click on the Sources drop-down menu.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

8. Then select Cast Tab to cast the particular tab. (By default casting tab option is selected).

9. Click on the Chromecast device to cast the tab.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

10. Select your favorite video to watch on the TV.

The video will play on your TV. While casting, you can carry on other work on your PC which will not affect the wireless streaming.

Is Crunchyroll Cast Not Working? Try this Method

If you can’t find the cast option on Crunchyroll on your Android or iPhone, make sure to update the app to the latest version. If it does not work, you can use screen mirroring by these steps.

Mirror Crunchyroll from Android

1. Make sure to connect your smartphone and Chromecast device to the same WIFI network.

2. Pull up or down the Notification panel and click the Cast option on your Android device.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

3. Choose your Chromecast device from the list to connect.

4. Now, launch the Crunchyroll app and sign in with valid credentials.

5. Select a title to play and start streaming it on your Chromecast-connected TV.

Mirror Crunchyroll from iOS

1. Connect your iPhone and Chromecast device to the same WIFI network.

2. Visit the App Store and install the Replica app and Crunchyroll app on your iPhone or iPad.

3. Launch the Crunchyroll app and log in with your subscription account.

4. Open the Replica app and select your Chromecast device.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

5. Click on the Start button to start casting.

Chromecast Crunchyroll

6. Now, play any connect on Crunchyroll and enjoy it on your TV screen.

Fixes for Crunchyroll Not Working on Chromecast

If a Crunchyroll video is not loading, it can be fixed by the following troubleshooting techniques.

  • Disable the casting feature, close the Crunchyroll app and restart it again.
  • Check if your smartphone and Chromecast-connected TV are on the same WIFI network.
  • Check your internet speed and restart your Chromecast device.
  • Update Google Chrome as well as the Crunchyroll app.
  • Update the Chromecast firmware to the latest version.

Crunchyroll Supported Devices

Crunchyroll is compatible with Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, LG TV, Sony TV, and Vizio Smart TV, and also with gaming consoles like PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Alternative Apps to Stream Anime

Here are some of the best apps that provide anime shows with great streaming quality for your Chromecast device.



Funimation is a service featuring 10,000 titles of English-dubbed and subbed anime content. It has top-rated shows like Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan, Black Clover, and more. Funimation has two subscription plans such as Premium ($7.99/mo) and Premium Plus ($9.99/mo).



Hulu is a well-known streaming service that offers TV shows and movies at $7.99 per month. You can watch anime series like Chainsaw Man, Naruto, The Promised Neverland, Spy x Family, Cowboy Bebop, Kimi Ni Todoke, and more.



Tubi is a destination to get classic cartoons and the latest Japanese anime. It also provides a dedicated search bar to find your favorite titles instantly. Notably, Tubi is a free streaming service so you watch popular titles at any time of your choice.


How to cast Crunchyroll to Samsung Smart TV?

Connect your Samsung Smart TV and your smartphone to the same WIFI network. Then open the Crunchyroll app. Log in to your account. After that, click the Cast icon and select your Samsung TV to begin casting.