Best Platform for Watching Anime Legally

Note: Will be updated soon with number of titles, features, and many more.

  • FUNimation icon


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    FUNimation Entertainment strives to bring you the best in anime for your entertainment needs. You may know us from popular anime such as Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist or Afro Samurai. Why do we do what we do? Because we love it, and we're fans too.


  • Viewster icon


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    Watch awesome free Movies, TV Shows and Anime instantly online or on your device! Our rapidly growing selection of Anime shows, both simulcasts and classics, make us a first-stop app for Anime lovers around the world. All of our officially licensed content is available completely free of charge. No sign-up or fees, just instant access to full-length content.

    Choose from Anime classics or discover brand new simulcasts fresh out of Japan and available in a wide selection of multi-language subs. New Anime shows and episodes are being added each week, so download the app now to explore current titles available in your country.

    Explore some of the most original Thrillers, Horror movies and edgy Documentaries around. We have a wide variety of hidden gems that you won’t find anywhere else!

    Join our international community of film fans by voting in our Viewster Online Film Fest ‘VOFF’. Held three times a year, we host a global online film festival to bring communities together with film creators. Download the app and get voting to help decide the next Viewster Online Film Fest selection!

    • Watch full length Movies, TV shows & Anime
    • Free instant access to all of our officially licensed content
    • New Movies, TV Shows & Anime uploaded weekly
    • Create watch-lists to watch when you like
    • Chromecast support


  • Amazon icon


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    Amazon is an online shopping website with a massive selection of books, electronics, music, Android apps, software, home appliances, furniture, toys, clothing, and much more.

    Subscribe to Amazon Prime for discounted priority shipping and the ability to stream 2000+ movies and TV shows for free. Prime is only available in the U.S., Japan, the U.K., Germany, and France.

    Most purchases of over $25 in the U.S. are eligible for free shipping. Purchases are subject to sales tax in the following U.S. states: Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Dakota, & Washington

    The Amazon Mobile app allows users to use using a simple, yet elegant, interface for mobile devices. Amazon customers have full access to their accounts. All purchases made on Amazon Mobile are routed through Amazon’s secure servers, just as they are on the web.

    For iOS, the Amazon Mobile app also includes the experimental feature "Amazon Remembers" that allows you to use the camera on your iPhone to create a visual list of things you want to remember while out-and-about. The photos you take from the app are stored on both the Amazon Mobile app and Amazon’s website. If the item you want to remember is a product, Amazon Remembers will even try to find a product similar to your photo for sale on the web. If it does, it'll send you an e-mail alert and post the result along with the photo.

    Other Amazon services:
    Small Amazon Cloud Player iconAmazon Cloud Player
    Small Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud iconAmazon Elastic Compute Cloud
    Small Amazon Video iconAmazon Video
    Small Amazon Appstore iconAmazon Appstore
    Small Amazon Music iconAmazon Music
    Small Amazon Kindle iconAmazon Kindle


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    Vimeo is the best way to get your videos online in the highest quality with great tools to share publicly or privately.

    Additionally, the Vimeo iPhone app lets you upload, edit, manage and watch your videos right from your iPhone.


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    Watch over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of latest and hottest Anime & Asian Drama 1 hour after TV broadcast!
    Catch the hottest shows like Naruto Shippuden, Attack on Titan, Gargantia, Sword Art Online, Bleach, Shugo Chara, Blue Exorcist, Gintama, Fate/Zero, Hunter X Hunter, Toradora, and more.

    Crunchyroll offers both FREE (no membership required) and premium service.
    With Premium membership:

    • Watch newest episodes 1-hour after airing in Japan;
    • Watch on TV using AirPlay and HDMI out;
    • No ads;
    • Watch over 3G and 4G network;
    • Access to HD and DVD quality videos.

    Get the app today!

    Crunchyroll licenses all its content directly and legally to bring you the best and most recent shows from Asia and support the content creators.


  • Netflix icon


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    Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on your phone.

    Besides offering a popular DVD rental-by-mail service, Netflix allows you to stream thousands of movies and TV shows to your computer. Watch movies instantly from your PC (with Microsoft Silverlight), mobile device, or straight on your TV.

    No commercials. No hidden fees. Try one month free. You can cancel anytime.

    You can also download some shows and movies to mobile devices for offline viewing. The feature is included in all plans and available worldwide, but Android devices must be able to stream Netflix in HD to select video quality.


  • YouTube icon


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    YouTube is a video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos.

    Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, movies (paid), and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.

    Everything on Youtube, except Movies ( ) and some channels ( ), is free.
    Moreover Youtube Red, with its paid membership, offers:

    • Background play, audio mode and offline access to YouTube Music app
    • Videos without ads
    • Original shows from YouTube creators

    YouTube makes use of WebM, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, and Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media video.


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    Niconico (or Nico Nico Douga) is a popular video sharing website in Japan managed by Niwango, a subsidiary of Dwango. Its nickname is "Niconico" or "Nico-do", where "nikoniko" is the Japanese ideophone for smiling. As of April 18, 2012, Nico Nico Douga is the fourteenth most visited website in Japan. The site won the Japanese Good Design Award in 2007, and an Honorary Mention of the Digital Communities category at Prix Ars Electronica 2008.


  • Hulu icon


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    Finally, TV on your terms. Watch your favorite videos right from your browser, anytime, for free. With full episodes of TV shows both current and classic, full-length movies, web originals, and clips of just about everything, Hulu is the place to watch and enjoy premium videos from the biggest names in entertainment.

    Stream thousands of episodes from hundreds of current and classic TV shows (with ads) to your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, computer, TV, and other devices with a Hulu subscription. Only $7.99 / month. Cancel anytime.