You're only throttled with 30 requests/minute and 2 requests/second for uncached requests. Cached requests aren't throttled.
Jikan works by scraping MyAnimeList to parse the data you need
Yes! From the source, to the REST API, to this website itself; everything is available on GitHub.
Yes! You don't need to register for any tokens either!
Awesome! Let me know and I'll add it everywhere.
Jikan covers what the official API lacks. It's much simpler to use, requires no authentication/tokens/etc and returns data in JSON.
Open an issue on the GitHub repo with the feature you'd like to see added.
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 runs on multiple servers to help distribute high loads of traffic and requests to MyAnimeList. This is thanks to Matsujo Hibiki, who has been been keeping the lights on for the Jikan REST API since 2018.
Furthermore, a shoutout to WolfDan who was sponsoring us before that!