Watch Anime from Any Country on Netflix and Crunchyroll

Do you want to watch your favorite Anime? But it isn’t available in your country? Don’t worry here I’ll tell you how to watch your favorite Anime from anywhere in the world.

Watch Anime from Any Country on Netflix and Crunchyroll

Anime/Manga originated in Japan is now famous almost all over the world also for over 40 years, creating legions of fans of popular titles such as “Naruto“, “Attack on Titan“, “One Piece“, “Hunter X Hunter” and many others. Animes are often originated by manga, which is Asian comics, and fans of these productions, in turn, are known as otakus and outcomes.

But unfortunately, all the animes are not available on the Netflix or Crunchyroll of the same country because of license issues. But the good news is you can still watch most of them using the same Netflix/Crunchyroll account by accessing it via any other country where it is available. In this guide, I’ll tell you how to watch anime from Any Country on Crunchyroll and Netflix. Let’s have a look:

Don’t have enough time to read? Here is a quick guide for you:

  1. Download and install NordVPN.
  2. Connect to a location where your favorite anime is available.
  3. Reopen Netflix or Crunchyroll app.
  4. Search for your anime.
  5. Select the desired anime from the search results and enjoy your show.

How to unblock anime on Netflix

When it comes to unblocking the Netflix catalog of other countries it’s surprisingly easy by using a high-quality VPN (Virtual Private Network).

A good VPN can help us by changing our actual location to another location anywhere in the world.

And now when we will access Netflix, it will see our changed (Fake) location and show content from that location (country).

Using this same method we can unblock animes on Netflix and a lot more other TV shows. In the example below I am going to unlock The Ancient Magus’ Bride which is available just in Spain. Let’s have a look:

How to watch The Ancient Magus’ Bride on Netflix from anywhere in the world:

  1. As I mentioned above, the only country that has access to The Ancient Magus’ Bride is Spain.
  2. To connect to Spain, you’ll have to download a VPN that will mask your current location.
  3. The VPN I personally do use and recommend for streaming Netflix is NordVPN.
  4. To download and install NordVPN, check out our guides for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac.
  5. Once NordVPN is installed connect to the Spanish server (or any other listed above)Connect to Spain Server
  6. Reopen Netflix App or Refresh Netflix page and search for “The Ancient Magus Bride“.
  7. Now you can find The Ancient Magus’ Bride at the top.Watch The Ancient Magus' Bride both parts on Netflix 2
  8. Now play your anime from the search results and enjoy the show.Watch The Ancient Magus' Bride both parts on Netflix 3

Isn’t it easy?

Now you have seen how you can unblock Netflix to watch from anywhere in the world now it’s time to see how to unblock anime on Crunchyroll from anywhere in the world.

How to unblock anime on Crunchyroll from anywhere in the world:

Crunchyroll also offers a huge catalog of anime, which includes more than 25,000 episodes for all tastes. The platform offers well-known designs, such as “One Piece”, “Naruto”, “Black Clover”, “Demon Slayer”, “Hunter X Hunter”, “Attack on Titan”, in addition to also offering numerous titles of dramas (oriental soap operas) and manga (Japanese comics).

But the case is still the same even for Crunchyroll there are many anime series which has geo-restrictions because of licensing issues. Here, in this guide, I’ll take an example of a famous anime named “Jujutsu Kaisen” as you can see in the image below that it isn’t available in my region.

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Now let’s see how you can unblock it on Crunchyroll.

How to watch anime on Crunchyroll from anywhere in the world:

  1. As I mentioned above, the only country that has access to Jujutsu Kaisen on Crunchyroll is the USA.
  2. To connect to the USA, you’ll have to download a VPN that will mask your current location.
  3. The VPN I personally do use and recommend for streaming Crunchyroll is NordVPN.
  4. To download and install NordVPN, check out our guides for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac.
  5. Once NordVPN is installed connect to the USA server (or any other listed above)Connected to NordVPN USA Server
  6. Reopen Crunchyroll App or Refresh Crunchyroll page and search for “Jujutsu Kaisen”.
  7. If you still can’t find the result then try to clear the cache or open Crunchyroll in incognito mode.
  8. Now you can find all the available episodes of Jujutsu Kaisen in the search results.Unblock anime on Crunchyroll 2
  9. Now play your anime from the search results and enjoy the show.

Isn’t it easy?

Which animes to watch on Netflix and Crunchyroll with a VPN?

The catalog of both platforms is quite extensive and includes series, drawings, and programs for different types of fans of Japanese productions. Although many productions are only available on one platform or another (depending on the country in which you are accessing), many of the world’s most popular animations can happily be found on both Netflix and Crunchyroll.

If you’re just starting in the anime world now, or in need of new recommendations, we’ve listed some popular titles you can watch on Netflix or Crunchyroll below:   

The Ancient Magus Bride

Mahou Tsukai no Yome (original Japanese title) debuted in Japan in 2017 as an adaptation of the shonen manga series of the same name. In the plot, Chise Hatori, a 16-year-old girl, is bought at an auction by Elias, a mysterious and frightening-looking wizard.

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Anime series of the mecha genre, “Neon Genesis Evangelion” presents a paramilitary organization that fights monstrous and mysterious beings in a post-apocalyptic era. If you like science fiction anime, this recommendation is certainly for you.

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

The main character of the series, Haruhi Suzumiya, is a student with peculiar interests. She organizes a club at the school where she studies and, together with her colleagues, seeks to explore supernatural and obscure facts.

One Piece

With more than 900 episodes since its launch in 1999, the “One Piece” series follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who gained rubber properties on his body after mistakenly eating the so-called Fruit of the Devil.

The Seven Deadly Sins

The storyline tells the story of the group of knights The Deadly Sins, who defended the Britannia region but were accused of trying to overthrow the Kingdom of Liones.


The famous “Pokémon” series, originally aimed at children and teenagers, has been a success in the world since the 90s. In search of his dream of becoming a Pokémon master, Ash Ketchum faces several challenges alongside his faithful companion Pikachu.

Violet Evergarden

In this Japanese light novel, Violet Evergarden seeks to restart her life after a war. After getting a new job as a letter writer, the character struggles with the shadows of the past in search of her true identity.

Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen is based on a Japanese manga both written and illustrated by the same Gege Akutami. Here story revolves around a world where cursed spirits feed on the fragments of a legendary and most feared demon Ryomen Sukuna and unsuspecting humans.

Other examples of popular titles from the Netflix and/or Crunchyroll anime catalog that you might be interested in are:

Why do I personally use NordVPN?

I’ve tried many paid and free VPNs over the years. But unfortunately, Netflix detects and block most of the free VPNs and shows error message like this:

Mensagem de erro do Netflix corrigida

If you want the overall best and fast VPN then I’ll suggest you go with NordVPN. The best thing is you can try it for 30 days for free by using the money-back guarantee they provide. Use the VPN for 3-4 weeks and then ask for the refund in chat and you’ll your refund Instantly.

Here are some more reasons why I personally use NordVPN:

A large number of servers located in different countries: When we look at the number of servers through which we can connect using NordVPN is really vast. It has 5500+ servers in 62 countries which are responsible for providing you with a better speed and a stable connection. In other words, I am able to watch the Netflix catalog of 62 countries in Ultra HD quality. Here is our NordVPN speed test:

Location of headquarter: NordVPN’s headquarter is located in Panama, a country that has no mandatory data retention laws which mean any government can’t force NordVPN to keep a record of their users’ data which is too good for privacy purpose.

Technology: NordVPN uses OpenVPN and NordLynx Protocols which gives us fast and stable connection encrypted via 256-bit encryption, also known as military-grade encryption. Just by the name, you can imagine how difficult it is to decrypt your data. And using this encryption it is able to unblock Netflix.

Dedicated P2P servers: If you are a fan of downloading torrents then you know better how important it is. Most of VPNs reduce your connection speed when you start to download something from P2P sites.

Actually, most of them don’t do it intentionally but when you download torrents, mostly big files, it increases the load of their servers which causes slow speed. To solve this issue, NordVPN provides you with the functionality of connecting via their P2P specialized servers.

Works even in China: Those who travel often know the pain when they have to travel in countries such as Iran, Russia, and the most painful China, where there is nothing such as Internet Freedom. And using a VPN might put you behind bars or get a penalty for a huge sum of money.

For this reason, NordVPN has introduced obfuscated servers that let you use the Internet as you do in any normal country without any risk.

Support: NordVPN provides us with 24*7 support and whenever I face any problem with any of their servers and ask for their help, they connect as soon as possible which is better than most of the VPN services which I used in past.

Pricing: If we talk about its pricing then it comes with 3 options which cost $2.99/month in 1-Month Plan, $4.92/month in 1-year plan, and $3.71/month in the 2-Year plan, and if you check my discount links then can get even cheaper.

Money-Back Guarantee: If you have purchased NordVPN and now you are not satisfied with their service then you can ask for money back within 30 Days unconditionally.

Mode of Payment: Whenever we talk about VPN, the first thing which comes in our mind is privacy. And whenever we talk about privacy then it is the same for even our card and other banking information. By keeping this matter in mind NordVPN also allows you to pay even via cryptocurrencies.


How much does a VPN cost?

Many VPNs can be installed and used for free, while paid options start at $5 per month on average. It is important to consider that, in the case of free VPNs, most of them are not able to unlock the American, Japanese or Crunchyroll catalog from other countries.
If you want to gain access to the complete collection of these platforms, including the exclusive episodes and anime not available in your country, it is worth checking the available plans of the paid options – many of these options offer considerable discounts for monthly subscriptions.

Is it safe to use a VPN?

The VPN servers are recommended to provide additional security for your browsing, because, in addition to hiding your true location while accessing the Internet, they encrypt all your information on the network and prevent other people or algorithms from trying to maliciously access or capture your data.
Other than that, using a VPN to access catalogs of paid streaming services (like Netflix and Crunchyroll) keeps you away from sites with pirated and/or illegal content. There are several sites with pirated anime content that, in addition to violating copyright laws, can cause damage to your devices through malicious programs or different types of viruses and adware.
In addition, by watching anime on authorized sites and with official support, you are guaranteeing the remuneration and incentive of the studios that produce the animations.

Can you unblock anime on Netflix/Crunchyroll with free VPNs?

No, you can not. If you will try to unblock Netflix/Crunchyroll with any free VPN, the streaming services will detect it quickly and will block your IP Address instantly.

About Ankit Bhardwaj

Ankit Bhardwaj is the co-founder of VPNHelpers and a highly skilled cybersecurity expert. Ankit has years of experience in the field and a thorough understanding of the most recent security threats as well as effective mitigation strategies. He is committed to ensuring VPNHelpers' users privacy and security, and he is always looking for new ways to improve the security of their systems. Ankit relaxes by watching movies and TV shows when he is not working.

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