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MyAnimeList Alternatives

MyAnimeList is described as 'Keep track of your completed anime and manga, browse the database to find new series, discuss on the forums or with friends. MyAnimeList is one of the most mature anime and manga trackers around, with a highly feature-rich experience' and is a popular anime / manga tracking app in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MyAnimeList for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Kitsu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MyAnimeList are AniList, Anime-Planet, JustWatch and ratehouse.

MyAnimeList alternatives are mainly Anime / Manga Tracking Apps but may also be Comic and Manga Readers or Social Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MyAnimeList.
This page was last updated Jun 10, 2022
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  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

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  1. Kitsu (formerly Hummingbird) is a social network for Asian media fans. Kitsu provides users with tracking feature to show other users what shows and manga they’ve seen.

    Kitsu vs MyAnimeList opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Kitsu is a great alternative to MyAnimeList.
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    Better Layout and Website Design

    Top positive comment  over 1 year ago
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    Joejnsfndsfs

    Best design and community

    Top positive comment  over 3 years ago
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    UI is really bad and accessing data can be a hassle.

    Top negative comment  over 3 years ago
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    It has a great community of people that values discussions without beating you down for having a different opinion

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    bowem9

    Better layout, better community, better organization, more visually appealing.

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    Better design, closer community.

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    Best community of any anime site around. Everyone is always positive and friendly.

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  2. AniList is a tool to track and record your progression in anime and manga, featuring multiple scoring types, list themes, a public API, and many community features such as live chat, following feeds, and forums.

    AniList vs MyAnimeList opinions
    Almost everyone thinks AniList is a great alternative to MyAnimeList.

    Its absolutely the second best. I'm amazed how it got so better in such a short time. If you don't want to use MAL, jump here. Unlike a old site like Anime-Planet where you won't find any hentai anime, advertise falsely as watch and read free everything and the active community is most 12 year old girls...this site is pretty user friendly.

    Top positive comment  about 2 years ago
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    Way better layout, website design, and posts/forums

    Top positive comment  over 1 year ago
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    About as comprehensive as MAL with much better UI

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    Functional and nice-looking UI.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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    cause of beautiful interfaces and arranging beside AniList is easy to use . I really love it . Keep the good work guys .

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    The scoring system, the layout and the customization are better in my opinion. Also it's easier to update your progress and sort your list. MAL feels clunky in comparison. I don't know about the social aspect since I abstain from posting in forums, but from what I've heard the mods don't admit more than one topic for each foreign language, which might put off some people.

    Positive comment almost 4 years ago
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  3. Anime and manga database, recommendations, reviews and more! Keep track of what you've seen in your own anime and manga list, write blogs, and make new friends.

    Anime-Planet vs MyAnimeList opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Anime-Planet is a great alternative to MyAnimeList.
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    More info on characters, custom lists, friendly community.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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    Anime Planet feels like it's a lot easier to navigate and looks more appealing

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    The people who run the site actually take the time to help you out instead of ignore you when you've lost your password.

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    This website doesn't track hentai anime. Little active community.

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  4. Find out where to watch movies and tv shows legally online with JustWatch. The streaming search engine.

  5. Ratings, reviews, discussions, recommendations, lists for all media genres: music, movies, tv shows, books, video games, and podcasts. Like IMDb or Goodreads, but with more media types. Join ratehouse to consolidate your entertainment and art interests.



  6. AniDB

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    AniDB stands for Anime DataBase. AniDB is a non-profit anime database that is open freely to the public. This means that all users have the ability to add or edit information.

    AniDB vs MyAnimeList opinions
    Most users think AniDB is a great alternative to MyAnimeList.
    FChiisaia21

    AniDB has more details of anime related information, including soundtrack, albums, franchise, and many more.

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    AniDB has more sane members

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  7. LibraryThing

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for people who love to read. It allows users to easily create their own catalogs of books that they have read, own, or would like to read.

  8. MangaDex

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    MangaDex is an online manga reader that caters to all languages. MangaDex is made by scanlators, for scanlators and gives active groups complete control over their releases.

  9. Baka-Updates Manga

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone

    Your Reviews, Series, Scanlator and Latest Manga Release Resource.

    Baka-Updates Manga vs MyAnimeList opinions
    Most users think Baka-Updates Manga is a great alternative to MyAnimeList.

    Better alternative to track manga, more manga are listed and some of the information present is not tracked by Myanimelist which might be useful for western users, better tags, etc.

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  10. LiveChart.me

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Whether you're looking to browse seasonal anime or just checking today's lineup, LiveChart.me makes it easy to find the latest information about new and upcoming anime. And with a free LiveChart.

    LiveChart.me vs MyAnimeList opinions
    Almost everyone thinks LiveChart.me is a great alternative to MyAnimeList.

    Because this app is ad free, easy to use, has anime release countdown feature, know about the official platform to watch that anime and many more.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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