Requests are throttled to 30 requests/minute and 2 requests/second for uncached requests.
Jikan works by scraping MyAnimeList to parse the needed data.
Yes! From the source, to the REST API, to this website itself; everything is available on our GitHub organization.
Awesome! Let me know and I'll add it everywhere.
We'd love some help with keeping the servers running. Any help on Patreon would be appreciated!
You can contribute by making PRs on our github repositories to fix or add new features from the roadmap. Or even by creating a wrapper in your language of choice. You can also give us ideas on what else we can scrap!
Jikan covers what the official API lacks.
Open an issue on the GitHub repo with the feature you'd like to see added or come over to our discord channel to discuss further.
Feel free to join our Discord Server or open an issue and we'll help you out!
Please open a new issue with details of the problem and how it occured.
Uh-oh. Open an issue and I'll resolve it ASAP.
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.