How To Disable Crunchyroll Mature Filter

Crunchyroll is one of the most popular streaming services out there that shows anime legally. Their extensive library is full of anime that caters to different kinds of fans. That includes shows that have mature elements. So if you’re not fond of these types of content, you can change your settings and let Crunchyroll hide them from your view.


Anime, just like cinema, incorporates different genres, and they are not only limited to drama, action, romance, and comedy. They also tackle stories like daily lives, violence, crime, and a lot more.

However, some anime takes some of these topics to the extreme. Some of them show too much violence or sexual elements to the point that it is no longer appropriate for people of all ages.

With the sheer number of anime available on Crunchyroll, there is no surprise that the platform also has some shows that contain mature content.

So if these types of adult-only contents aren’t your cup of tea and don’t want any of them to show on the website, we got good news for you. Crunchyroll has a mature filter that can automatically hide these types of shows from your search results.

How to Hide Mature Content on Crunchyroll

Not everyone is a fan of shows that have too much violence or mature content. If you are the same, then you can choose to remove them from your preferences.

Here below is the step-by-step guide:

  1. On your web browser, open Crunchyroll and sign-in.
  2. At the top of the page, click Profile > Settings.

  3. Under the Account Settings section, select “Video Preferences” to manage filters for anime and shows.

  4. Click the dropdown box that toggles the filter and select “Hide Mature Content.”

  5. To disable the filter on manga as well, select “Manga Preferences” on the Settings and choose to hide mature content.

Note: You can also use the steps above on a mobile web browser with a desktop view like the Google Chrome app.

For those who use watch anime using the app on their Android phones, you can also change the content settings from there. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Sign in to the Crunchyroll app.
  2. Go to Settings.

  3. Under the “App Experience” section, toggle “Show Mature Content” off.

It is worth to note the mature filter depends on the content of the video and not on its censorship. As long as it got inappropriate elements, it should end up in the filter, censored or not.

To Sum It All Up

There are a lot of different shows you can watch on Crunchyroll for free. That includes the ones that the platform classify as mature content.

But the thing is, not everyone like these type of anime showing up on their search results. As a solution, the anime streaming service gives users the option to hide shows with mature content by changing the video and manga preferences.

That’s all! We hope that you got to hide the mature content without any mishaps. If you want to hear more streaming guides, tips, and tricks, bookmark our page and don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter.