Do you love watching animes? Irrespective of your age, the cartoon characters are always mesmerizing. Like online movies streaming platforms are available, anime platforms are too and one such platform is Funimation. Watch on-demand cartoon characters in HD quality. If you are looking for anything free here then you can stop reading the article because Funimation is a paid platform and you need to buy a subscription to get its content.

However in the article later I would share its similar alternatives, and free alternatives as well. Stay tuned!

People love to watch Japanese characters and Funimation offers all those in dubbed form as well. Funimation is a top-notch anime platform but it has region restriction as well i.e it is not accessible everywhere around the world. We will discuss each and everything about Funimation below in the article. Scroll down to know more.

What is Funimation?

Funimation is an American entertainment company owned by Sony Pictures. Funimation is well known for the distribution and dubbing of animes, mostly Japanese animes. The platform has been serving the world for 26 years, founded in 1994. IN 20015, the company was acquired by Navarre Corporation. Headquartered in Texas, it is available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand.

Advantages of Funimation

  • Offline downloads are available
  • Thousands of dubbed shows.
  • Good looking and manageable interface.
  • Great search options
  • Various levels of pricing.
  • Free access with ads

Disadvantages of Funimation

  • It mainly focuses on dubs and thus limits the overall library.
  • No Originals are available

Funimation Subscription package

Funimation is providing three levels of a subscription package from Premium to premium plus Ultra. Out of all these, Free package is also available in which you can watch limited things free and with ads. Paid Funimation packages are:


  • This plan costs you 99/month.
  • Provides access to the full collection of the library of subbed and dubbed anime.
  • No of Devices for streaming: 2

Premium Plus

  • This plan costs you $7.99 per month or $79.99 annually.
  • You get everything that you get in Premium plan plus Support for offline viewing on mobile devices is available in this plan.
  • With premium plus, you get early access to the special Funimation Shop sales. Moreover, You get free shipping on all orders above $20.
  • No of devices allowed: 5

Premium Plus Ultra

  • This pack is available at $99.99/annum. No monthly charges are available. You have to buy it for the whole year.
  • Get everything in premium plus Alongwith 2 free rentals per year.
  • No minimum purchase value for free shipping. Free shipping on all orders.
  • Ready to receive an anniversary gift.

Region Availability of Funimation

Funimation is only available in few areas over the world. The regions are:

  • US
  • Canada
  • the UK
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Supported Devices

Not everyone has all devices. But luckily, Funmination supports many devices. Below is the list:

  1. Android
  2. iOS
  3. Amazon Kindle
  4. Amazon Fire TV
  5. Android TV
  6. Apple TV
  7. Chromecast
  8. Roku
  9. Samsung smart TV
  10. LG Smart TV
  11. PS3
  12. PS4
  13. PS Vita
  14. Xbox 360
  15. Xbox One

How to Signup for Funimation?

Signing u for Funimation is very easy, just lie all other platforms. It doesn’t matter you are using a mobile or accessible directly through the web the process would be the same.

Follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the official Funimation website.
  2. Click on “Start your Free Trial”.
  3. Choose a subscription plan.
  4. Enter the name email ID and password to complete the signup process.
  5. Enter your crest card details or set up payment through PayPal.
  6. Finally, click on Signup Button.

Please note that this trial period ends in 14 days and after that automatically the subscription amount will be deducted from your account. So, if you want to end up the service, please end within 14 days of a free trial.

What can you watch on Funimation?

  1. Star Blazers
  2. Dragon Ball
  3. Attack on Titan
  4. Fire Force
  5. Akira

Is there any Funimation app?

Yes, the Funimation app is available for Android and iOS.

For android, you can download it from the play store.

  • App Size: 39M
  • Requirements: Requires Android 0 and up
  • #Installs: 5,000,000+
  • Current Version: 2.9

For iOS, you can download it from the App Store.

Funimation App is also available Roku platform.

Begin your Anime adventure!

Similar platforms like Funimation

1) Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is one of the best similar platforms to Funimation. Crunchyroll is a hub for animes both in quality and quantity. With a thousand anime shows and more than 200 Japanese dramas, the Crunchyroll library is large enough to contain all your favorites. Remember, most of the shows are subs here not dubs like Funimation.

Crunchyroll is accessible around the world and not restricted to boundaries like Funimation.

Crunchyroll is compatible with iOS devices, Android devices, Windows Phones, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One, PS3, PS Vita, Xbox 360, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Roku.

Its subscription starts from $6.95 and has two levels of packages only. It is a bit expensive than Funimation if you go for premium services.


Hulu is a huge platform to watch anything and anime is one of its categories. Thinking that anime is just a part of the platform may contain fewer anime shows. Alongwith movies and Tv shows, it contains abundant amount of animes as well.

The subscription pack of HULU starts from $5.99 per month.

The ads-free platform is paid only. No free stuff available here! HULU is available only in the U.S

3) Netflix

Netflix is a similar platform like Hulu and both are similar to Funimation. Just like HULU, Netflix is a hub spot for every kind of entertainment. Netflix contains movies, shows, animes, originals, etc. Everything is very well categorized on the platform. Easy to use interface. I personally use Netflix to watch everything.

Free platforms like Funimation

  1. 9Anime
  2. AnimePlanet
  3. Anime Heaven
  4. VIZ
  5. Anime lab


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