If you are a fan of anime movies and series, Funimation is the best app for you. In the Funimation app, you will get hundreds of anime content with subtitles support. For Android TV and Android TV Box, Funimation has an app called Funimation for Android TV. With the subscription, you can watch all the Funimation video content without any ads. You can access the Funimation platform in the USA, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, and New Zealand.
Funimation app also has parental control to restrict kids from watching certain content. All the anime content available in the app can be streamed in HD quality. To get buffer-free streaming, you must have at least 3 Mbps internet speed.
Funimation offers two types of subscriptions.
- Premium – $5.99 per month or $79.99 per year.
- Premium Plus – $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year.
In the Premium Plus plan, you will get five simultaneous streams and offline download support. In the Premium plan, you will get only two simultaneous streams. Get any of the subscriptions from the Funimation website.
Supported Android TVs
- Sony Smart TV
- TCL Smart TV
- Sharp Smart TV
- Skyworth Smart TV
- JVC Smart TV
- Philips Smart TV
- Mi Smart TV
- Panasonic Smart TV
- Hisense Smart TV
Supported Android TV Box
- Nvidia Shield TV Pro
- Mi Box
- DIRECTV Stream
- Ematic Android TV Box
How to Install Funimation on Android TV
#1. Launch the Google Play Store on your Android TV from the Apps section.
#2. Search for Funimation on it.
#3. Select the Funimation app and click on the Install button to install the app.
#4. After the installation, open the Funimation app.
#5. Sign in with your subscribed account and watch all the anime content.
How to Cast Funimation to Android TV
#1. Install the Funimation app on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store.
#2. Open the Funimation app and log in using your subscribed account.
#3. Ensure that your smartphone and Android TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
#4. Play the Funimation content on your device and click the Cast icon.
#5. It will prompt you to search for available devices. Select your Android TV.
#6. Your smartphone will cast the Funimation media on your TV.
How to Install Funimation Outside the US
As mentioned above, Funimation is available only in limited countries. To access Funimation worldwide, you have to sideload the app on your Android TV.
#1. Open Google Play Store on your device.
#2. Navigate to the search bar and type Downloader.
#3. From the suggestions, choose Downloader and click on the Install option.
#4. After that, open Settings and choose the Device Preferences option.
#5. Choose the Security & restrictions feature.
#6. Select Unknown Sources and turn on the Downloader toggle.
#7. Now, open the Downloader on Android TV and click on Allow if the pop-up appears to access your files.
#8. Enter the AFTVnews Plugin download URL (browser.aftvnews.com) and download the plugin.
#9. Then, enter the Funimation Android TV APK URL. After entering the URL, click on the Go option.
#10. Download the APK file on your Android TV.
Watch Funimation using a VPN
#1. Install any of the best VPNs on your Android TV
#2. Purchase a valid subscription plan for your VPN from its official site.
#3. Open the respective VPN application from your device and log in using the necessary credentials.
#4. Just connect to the US server from the list of locations.
#5. Once the connection is successful, open the Funimation app and browse for your favorite anime.
#6. You can enjoy Funimation content wherever you are.
Other Supported Devices
- Amazon Kindle
- Streaming Devices
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast
- Smart TV
- Samsung Smart TV
- LG Smart TV
- Gaming Consoles
- Sony PS3
- PS Vita
- Xbox 360
- Xbox One
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, the Crunchyroll app is available for Android TV in the Play Store. With the Crunchyroll app, you can stream anime content for free with ads.