There are a lot of best channels on Roku from various categories such as sports, news, and more. Also, there are a lot of anime channels on Roku, especially for die-hard anime fans.

Best Channels to Stream Anime on Roku

Below is the list of the 10 best Roku channels to stream your favorite anime shows and series on Roku.

Channel DescriptionRoku Channel Store Link
FunimationOffers anime-featured movies and showsDownload
CrunchyrollProvides all the popular shows in different categoriesDownload
RetroCrushFree anime app to watch anime seriesDownload
HIDIVEAccess newly released anime seriesDownload
Pluto TVProvides an anime live TV channel to shows 24/7Download
Tubi TVFree movies and TV shows that includes anime contentDownload
FilmRise AnimeLets you stream anime movies and seriesDownload
Crackle Free service to watch anime shows and moviesDownload
Pokemon TVPopular anime network to stream the Pokemon seriesDownload
HuluSubscription-based service to stream animeDownload

1. Funimation


Funimation is the best streaming service that provides the largest collections of English-dubbed anime and hundreds of subtitled shows. With that, you can also watch anime-featured movies, OVAs, and more. It also lets you stream all your favorite shows for free using its 14 days free trial.

Popular Shows

  • Black Clover
  • Attack on Titan
  • Demon Slayer
  • Fruits Basket

2. Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll - Anime on Roku

Crunchyroll is also used to stream popular anime shows from Japan. To get access to the Crunchyroll app, you need to subscribe to its base plan at $7.99 per month. With the subscription, you will get a 14-day free trial to access the services of Crunchyroll for free.

Popular Shows

  • The World’s Finest Assassin
  • Platinum End
  • One Piece
  • Naruto Shippuden

3. RetroCrush

 RetroCrush - Anime on Roku

RetroCrush is a free Anime app used to stream all your favorite anime shows without spending a penny. It lets you revisit your favorite shows and find the forgotten gems. Since it is a free service, there is no subscription, and no registration is required.

Popular Shows

  • Blue Seed
  • Beautiful Dreamer
  • The Three Musketeers
  • The Devil Lady


HIDIVE - Anime on Roku

HIDIVE offers anime series straight from Japan and lets you stream all your favorite shows on the go. You can also get access to the newly released anime series. The monthly plan of HIDIVE costs $4.99. Along with the subscription, HIDIVE offers you 7 day free trial for its users.

Popular Shows

  • Legends of the Galactic Heroes
  • Tada Never Falls in Love
  • Redo of Healer
  • Haikyuu

5. Pluto TV

Pluto TV

Pluto TV is another streaming service that lets you stream anime shows for free. It also lets you stream 100+ live TV channels and thousands of movies without spending a penny. Pluto TV offers an anime channel called Anime All Day to stream all your favorite shows 24/7.

Popular Shows

  • Inazuma Eleven
  • Reborn
  • Air Gear
  • Dreamteam

6. Tubi TV

Tubi TV

With Tubi TV, you can stream thousands of movies and TV shows on any device. It also lets you watch anime on Roku. Tubi TV is completely free to use on any device, so there is no need to get a subscription.

Popular Shows

  • One Punch Man
  • Naruto
  • Attack on Titan
  • Hunter x Hunter

7. FilmRise Anime

FilmRise Anime

FilmRise Anime is another best option to stream anime on Roku. It provides the best free classic Anime for kids. You can watch your favorite anime series in both Japanese and English. It is completely free to use and you can just add the channel to Roku from the Roku Channel Store.

Popular Shows

  • Bakugan
  • Vestroia to Bakugan City
  • Beyblade
  • Detective Conan

8. Crackle

Crackle-Anime on Roku

Crackle is used to stream movies, and TV shows free on Roku. With that, you can also stream your favorite anime series and shows. Since it’s a free service, you can watch all your favorite anime shows on any device, including Roku.

Popular Shows

  • The Adventures of Angela
  • Legend of Deification
  • Rumble
  • Digimon Adventure tri

9. Pokemon TV

Pokemon TV-Anime on Roku

Pokemon TV is another popular network that is used to stream animated adventures starring Ash, Pikachu, and their friends. The Pokemon TV channel is on the Roku Channel Store allows you to watch Pokemon TV episodes and upcoming Pokemon movies and events.

Popular Shows

  • Twinlight Wings
  • Sun & Moon
  • Journeys
  • Diamond and Pearl

10. Hulu

Hulu-Anime on Roku

Hulu is a subscription-based streaming service that is used to stream current episodes, Hulu Originals, movies, and kids’ favorites. To stream anime with Hulu, you need to get a subscription that costs $7.99 per month. With this plan, you will also get a 30-day free trial to stream all your favorite animes for free on Roku.

Popular Shows

  • Fire Force
  • Food Wars
  • My Hero Academia
  • Space Dandy

How to Add Anime Channels on Roku

Here we have shown you how to install the Funimation app on Roku.

1. Go to Streaming Channels from the Roku home screen.

Select Streaming Channels

2. Scroll down and choose the Search Channels option.

Select Search Channels - anime on Roku

3. Use the virtual keyboard to search for Funimation.

4. From the search results, pick the Funimation tile.

5. Hit the Add Channel button to start the adding process.

6. Once the adding process for the Funimation channel is complete, select the OK button from the prompt.

7. On the next screen, choose the Go to Channel option to launch the Funimation channel.

Here, you need to sign in with your Funimation subscription account to access the anime content. To stream anime content for free, you can choose platforms like RetroCrush, Pluto TV, and Crackle.