What is Crunchyroll and how is it used?

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You can watch and download Crunchyroll on my PC and mobile and it is ideal for you to enjoy all your animated series, conveniently, as it works similar to the Netflix platform, but unlike it, Crunchyroll specializes in anime, manga and drama. In doing so, what we thought impossible became a fact.

However, if you are new and don't know how it works, how to change the language or what exactly it is, don't worry. Because here we will let you know what Crunchyroll is and how it works.



What is Crunchyroll?

Crunchyroll is a company dedicated primarily to streaming anime movies and series. Therefore, many people describe it as a Netflix of souls. This site has now become one of the most recommended pages by users, to be aware of the Japanese animation industry.

The platform was created in 2006 by a group of students from the University of California at Berkeley. Today the Crunchyroll channel and partnership program offers a wide variety of content to more than fifty million people who have signed up around the world.

It should be pointed out that in the beginning (2006), this company was not legal, therefore, in the beginning, this website was hosting content related to East Asia, including fansubs and official anime content.

When was Crunchyroll founded?

This company was founded on May 14, 2006 by Cun Gao, however, its creator is Peter Chemin. It should be noted that this company has a head office in San Francisco, California, United States, it is also private.

Currently, this platform has more than 900 anime series, about 200 titles dramatic and Asian e 50 manga, among which the Crunchyroll manga stands out.



On the other hand, it is important to know that not all content on this platform is available worldwide, as there is some licensing restrictions, which will depend on the country in which it is located. Even so, in 2007, it surpassed one million paid subscriptions and in 2019 it surpassed the figure of two million.

But that's not all, as Crunchyroll also selects some anime titles that can be released on Blu-ray / DVD via their distributors. This is a super advantage.

How Does Crunchyroll Work?

As has been pointed out since the beginning of the article, this platform was created, with the main aim of presenting several anime, drama and manga series. In such a way that its operation is similar to that of Netflix, since on this website you will get different content, especially for fans of this topic.

Likewise, though Crunchyroll being a special service for streaming, that's not the only thing this page offers, as it is also possible to legally obtain the sleeves, among which Attack on Titanis stand out.


Its interface is simple, which makes it easier for its users to use. It also offers a range of items with the most popular titles found within the platform. It also provides a list of simulcasts, which are episodes of a broadcast anime, which are released simultaneously on Japanese television.

It also shows a list of the latest news and finally, the most recent chapters that have been uploaded to the platform appear. So that, although its interface is basic, it is functional e abbastanza intuitive.


Finally, it should be noted that this page began to be used in Latin America since 2012, but in 2013 it achieved great success in Spain. Today its evolution continues to increase, becoming one of the favorite platforms for fans of anime.

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