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Jikan API

Unofficial MyAnimeList API

Jikan (ζ™‚ι–“) is an open-source PHP & REST API for the β€œmost active online anime + manga community and database” β€” MyAnimeList.net. It parses the website to satisfy the need for an API.

Looking for v3 documentation?

Try out the Anime Search API

Become a Patron!
Please consider supporting us on Patreon to help run and expand the service!

Free & Open Source

You can focus on making your app while we keep the requests rolling.

REST API

With nearly limitless quota on requests, you have the freedom to create without the need of writing your own parsers. Save yourself some Jikan.

Jikan caters to over 30 million requests weekly. And this includes the use of the most popular Anime/Manga apps around!

Looking for v3 documentation?

PHP API

The PHP API is the parser itself. It's what powers Jikan's REST API service. You can help us by contributing and reporting issues - so we can keep this API running bug-free.

composer require jikan-me/jikan
contributors

Seamlessly integrate with the languages you love.

By the community, for the community.
Thanks to avid contributors, the Jikan REST API has a multitude of wrappers available so you can easily use it with the language of your choice.

Jikan.NET

by ErvieC#v3

JikanPy

by Abhinav KasamsettyPythonv3

Jikan.rb

by ZerocchiRubyv3

JikanJS

by ZuritorJavascriptv3

Jikan4java

by DoomsdayrsJavav3

Jikan-PHP

by Jan VernieuwePHPv3

Jikan-node

by xy137NodeJSv3

jikan_api

by Javier RosalesDartv3

JikanTS

by Julien BroyardTypescriptv3

Jikan-client

by Javier BlancoTypescriptv3

Jikan-go

by Daren LiangGov3

JikanKt

by Ganendra AfrasyaKotlinv3

JikanEx

by Sean BreckenridgeElixirv3

jikan2go

by nokusukunGov3

Java Jikan Client

by SchalarJavav3

Reactive Jikan

by Sandro MarquesJavav3

Jaikan

by Shindou MihouJavav3

Help contribute by writing or maintaining a wrapper in your favorite programming language.

Made a wrapper? Edit this page!

Showcase

⚑ Does Jikan power your apps?

Let us know! We'd love to have it on our showcase. ❀️

MalClient by Drutol
Showcase

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Patrons

Jikan's REST API service is able to maintain high loads of traffic thanks to our Patrons! ❀️
Every cent goes towards operating expenses for Jikan and upcoming sibling projects.

Sugoii~! Patrons

Jared Allard (jaredallard) ● hugonin

Patrons

Aaron Treinish ● Aika Fujiwara ● Cesar Irad Mendoza ● Fro116 ● Jason Weatherly ● Jesse ● Kundan Chintamaneni ● Kururin ● Purplepinapples ● Ryo Ando ● Sakamotodesu ● TeraNovaLP ●

Development

Jikan's development is powered by JetBrain's Open Source License