VRV is the fan-first streaming service that connects the dots between sci-fi, tech, anime, and more to bring you shows and movies you actually want to watch from:

- Boomerang
- Cartoon Hangover
- Crunchyroll
- CuriosityStream
- Geek & Sundry
- Mondo
- Nerdist
- NickSplat
- Rooster Teeth
- Shudder
- VRV Select

Join for free to view your new favorite shows anywhere. Go premium for an ad-free experience and offline viewing on your favorite iOS device. Now it's even easier to become premium with in-app purchasing!

In-App Purchase information:
- Subscribe to a monthly premium membership for any one channel (prices vary per channel) or subscribe to VRV Premium for $9.99 USD/month.
- Your iTunes Account will automatically be charged after you confirm your subscription
- The subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of your billing period. You can manage subscriptions and turn off auto-renewal by going to Account Settings after purchase
- Your iTunes Account will be charged the monthly cost of your chosen membership for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period
- Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable
- A current subscription cannot be cancelled during an active subscription period

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What's New

Version 1.18.0

- Playback navigation is easier than ever. Fast-forward or reverse playback 10 seconds at a time with just a tap.
- You've got video quality options. Pick your preference with power.
- Watch with subtitles in style via our new selection option.
- Enjoy our overall design update!

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
3.1K Ratings
3.1K Ratings

The good and bad

I’m normally one to never complain or do many of these reviews. So if your reading this then you can know this is my honest option. When I found VRV I was unsure what to think so I went and did the premium because I have been wanting the ability to download stuff videos I could see on the go. The no ads was a bonus. I have been using this app for about two weeks and have loved it. I found the app though a bit weird at first it was very geared to keep things separate and not throw everything into a pile to dig throw. It’s made finding some of my favorite anime’s and shows very easy. But being as I got this for the ability to download I for some reason being the bumbling dork I unknowingly found one big bug. Since I am on the move a lot with my blue tooth head phones find that every so often I am drawn phone is off in my pocket to un-pause it with my head phones pushing the button. Well if I do my Apple Music app turns on. And if I am to open my phone while VRV is on and I’m watching something I downloaded it will stop working all together I have tried just about everything so far the only way to fix it is to unload the app then re-download it I have tried to delete the shows and re-download them. That didn’t seem to work. So if you do get this app be aware of this so you don’t end up at the airport or on that road trip with nothing because Apple Music decided to turn on and break everything.


The app vs the service

The app itself is a 5 star app. I noticed a lot of complaints about the ads. Now for those who are just complaining that they do three ads per break that's been Crunchyroll (the company that own vrv) thing forever. Now the ones complaining about how the ads work and the overlapping that's a legit complaint/problem that they should address but since I pay for no ads I've never had this issue. That's why I give the app 5 stars. Not my biggest and really only complaints deal with the service. I really would like for vrv to offer a yearly subscription model like they do for Crunchyroll and the other partnered subscription Funimation. It makes it so much easier the just pay $50-$60 once a year and get all the anime I want for the year. A lot of times I'll forget about the monthly renewal and spend the money on other bills or food before they charge me. So I'd really like to see that feature ASAP. Also I know it's not ALL vrv's fault but I wish the process of getting everything on Funimation over the vrv was quicker or at the very least like you can link your account to Crunchyroll or vice versa I feel like it should be an option to link you account to funimation. That way I don't average to pay for multiple services due to vrv not having all the content that is currently available on funimation.


Subtitles Are Broken. VRV May never fix

I downloaded around 300 episodes worth of different anime shows. For the past month when I was a premium crunchyroll member only I had no issues. I recently found that I should cancel my crunchyroll and pay for vrv only. Seemed like a no brainer considering all you get so I went ahead and purchased it. In the week since I have been losing subtitles to anime shows I was either already watching or in future episodes I had not watched yet. After refreshing the app it would seem to work just fine again. I have refreshed 100x now and that doesn’t fix it anymore. Went online to find out this had been a steady issue for over a year now. One solution I found after I couldn’t get any show to show subtitles anymore was to delete the entire app and reinstall the app. Who would want to do that and lose so many episodes? Well after still unsuccessfully getting subtitles to work again.... guess what this guy did? He deleted the app and reinstalled. Made sure subs were working again watching 3 episodes back to back. Yay they work again. Downloaded 45 episodes to be on the safe side and have some shows to binge watch on my long train rides to and from work. After the first episode.... every other anime’s subs are broken again. It’s not like I can watch the dubs in time before Funimation is removed on November 1st. Think I may be cancelling my services with vrv.


Ellation, Inc.
222 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
© 2017 Ellation, Inc.
In-App Purchases
  1. VRV Premium $9.99
  2. NickSplat $5.99
  3. Crunchyroll $6.99


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