Five to six ads per commercial break!! And during the ads, the screen is not kept active like on normal video, so the screen will time out and fade to black, but audio keeps playing. Then the app crashes when you turn the screen back on, and when you boot the app back up, it doesn't remember that you watched the ads, so you get five to six MORE. Having said that, the selection is great. Honestly, if they reduced the ads to two to three and fixed the screen time out, this would be five stars. But it seriously affects enjoyment. Edit: Have now attempted to watch the same half an hour episode six times. To hell with this. Thanks for saving me from subscribing, Crunchyroll!
I presently reinstalled this app! It is great on a HD tablet. Got a notification about signing up if I was enjoying a show. $7 isn't bad but I can't have a membership to keep up with what I watched.😢 Having said this the ad's are annoying by far with a repeat over and over. I have no problem with ad's but they do annoy many people. Even TV does not repeat the same ad for ten minutes. Would love a membership but I can't even sign up if you just going to bill after the free trail. Understand this is a business. I really do understand it.
Within one 30 minute episode, I have watched the exact same advert 13 times. Having to watch the same advert repeat 3 or 4 times per add break. Seems like a good website, but there are better places to watch anime that don't have adverts or require you to be a premium member for almost everything.
Good website with plenty of selection but the free service is completely unbearable with 6 ads in a row 4x in a 30min episode! I understand they need to make money but it's just ridiculous and all it generates is Ill will and discourages you to consider buying the sub as you feel blackmailed into it.
Too many ads. Really feels like I'm forced to sign up for it. 4 ads each time the marker gets to the ad point. Basically I'm spending 30 to 40 minutes trying to finish one episode. Don't get me wrong. The app is great. But too many ads for a 20 minute video. Wouldn't recommend for free users. Would recommend for paid users.
I've been a premium member for a few years now, and have used the app with my Chromecast more-or-less effectively (there are frequent hiccups and glitches with both, but usually I can work around them). I love CR as a service, but there always seems to be some playback issue or another with the Android app. It gets very frustrating after a while.