The best apps for viewing anime on Android

If you like to watch anime on your smartphone or tablet, then pay attention to the special apps for Android.

The vast majority of programs contained in Google Play are not at all adapted for use in Russia. They offer an interface in foreign languages ​​and often do not even have Russian subtitles, not to mention Russian dubbing. Therefore, choosing the right application is not so easy. Most likely, after several unsuccessful attempts, you will completely abandon this idea. Of course, you can use various kinds of cinemas (Kinopoisk, OKKO and other services offer anime in their catalog), but their choice is very limited, and viewing is only possible by subscription.

The Android anime apps we selected for our selection are for use in Russia. They differ in functionality and are not the same in terms of ease of use, but in general they will be able to provide anime viewing, and this is exactly what is required of them. Not all applications listed below can be downloaded from the Play Market. Some will have to be downloaded from third-party sites. The reasons for their absence in the official Google store are simple - they violate copyright. However, this does not mean that you should not trust them, just that you will have to tinker a little with the installation. These programs are no worse than the official software, and in some respects offer even more features.


This is the official anime app that can be downloaded from Google Play. To get started, you will need to go through a free registration, after which you will open an impressive catalog of anime series and films that can be sorted in several ways - by genre, date added, rating or alphabetically. The application also includes news, searching for the catalog and the release program of new episodes in the original and Russian-speaking dubbing. The program has a pleasant and logical interface, as well as a built-in player to watch video.

Wakanim is estimated by users not very high and the reason is simple - a large amount of advertising. For those who are not ready to spend time on viewing commercials provides for a subscription for 399 rubles per month. It will not only completely turn off the advertisement, but also openline viewing, early access to exclusive materials, as well as boost playback quality to HD.


  • Easy to download.
  • A large selection of anime with comfortable sorting.
  • There is a built-in player.
  • An understandable Russian-speaking interface.


  • A lot of advertising.
  • Not the cheapest subscription.

Anihunter - Anime, Manga, AMV and News

Anihunter - Anime App for Android, which can also be downloaded from Google Play. The principle of work is based on the fact that the utility collects information from the largest thematic resources in Russia and offers its users in convenient. So here you can learn the latest news from the world of Anime and Manga, follow the release of new episodes of your favorite animated series or graphic history and much more. Due to the fact that the utility collects information from different resources and loads it, you can access it offline. But to watch video or read manga still need to connect to the network. To view or read the utility simply redirects you to the desired service in the browser, that is, Anihunter is more like a database than a full-fledged content provider.

The utility has a handy interface, allows you to configure the frequency of data updates and pleases that offers different resources on one request. So you can choose the desired anime and learn from which studios the voice acting is provided to choose the most interesting you. Advertising in Anihunter is, but it is completely unobtrusive and practically does not interfere, so buying a subscription to get rid of it absolutely not necessary. It does not offer any other benefits.


  • The application offers access to anime and manga.
  • Some materials are available without connecting to the Internet.
  • You can configure the frequency of downloading new materials.
  • An understandable interface.
  • Registration does not need.
  • Unobtrusive advertising.
  • There are in Google Play.


  • If you do not configure the utility, it constantly updates the content that spends mobile traffic and clogs memory.
  • View anime and reading manga available only on third-party resources.

What anime me to see?

This is a utility for Android, which offers a similar principle of operation as Anihunter. In fact, the program collects data from different anime sites from Russia in one place. Having found the suitable content for you, you can continue viewing on your suitable service. The utility is good because it is updated at the time of its launch, which means that constantly traffic does not spend how Anihub does. She has the most simple interface, no registration is required for work, and there is no advertising here. The application has a convenient search by anime or seasons, and for those who do not know what to choose here there is a convenient search for tags - it is enough to set the right keys from the proposed keys and you will be selected the thematic anime. The utility is available for download from Play Market.


  • An understandable interface.
  • Convenient search for new anime by tags.
  • Use statistics.
  • You can download from Google Play.
  • It is not necessary to register.
  • Updates content information only when the application is turned on.


  • There is a pop-up advertising.
  • View on third-party resources.


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Another aggregator, which collects anime from different sites and provides a convenient directory to select the desired content. The application is presented in Google Play, has a Russian-speaking menu and a simple interface. There are no extra functions and any settings.

FindAnime offers several sections for searching - ongoing, random selection, editor's choice, search by specific genres, or a complete list. The application offers a short description of all anime series and redirects to the resource of your choice that provides viewing of the series. In the future, you can continue browsing on the same resource, see where you left off, and add content to your favorites so as not to waste time on repeated searches. FindAnime is the case when the minimum number of features is only a plus.


  • Works without registration.
  • Simple interface.
  • Convenient anime search.
  • Simple interface.
  • No intrusive advertising.


  • Viewing on third-party resources through a browser.


Crunchyroll is a serious application for watching anime on Android, which is also adapted for Russian-speaking users. This utility is available for download from Google Play and is the official client of the foreign resource of the same name. In this regard, not all anime in the catalog have dubbing and subtitles, but even without that, there is enough content to watch here. To start using, you will need to register - it is carried out in a couple of clicks via e-mail. The application has a built-in player, convenient sorting of anime by topic, the ability to create bookmarks and a whole set of settings, for example, you can turn off the display of adult content.

Crunchyroll also offers a subscription. With its connection, users can watch new episodes an hour after the release on TV (it should be understood that dubbing will not appear so quickly in Russia), they will be able to use one account simultaneously on 6 devices, get rid of ads, and will also be able to watch content without an internet connection. The subscription price is from 599 rubles per month.


  • Nice interface in Russian.
  • Built-in player.
  • Ability to create bookmarks.
  • You can set the subtitle language.
  • You can disable adult content.
  • There is a 14 day trial period for the premium version of the app.


  • to start using Registration required.
  • a fairly expensive subscription.
  • Not all anime in the catalog has a translation or at least Russian subtitles.

AnixArt Lite. Anixart - Anime Appendix

AnixArt Lite application - This is one of the most convenient programs in our opinion to view Anime on Android. After its installation, you will need to register, make it quite easy. You will also immediately offer a full version of AnixArt to get full access to all functions. To do this, you will need to follow the link and download the.apk file. After installing the full version of the utility you get a great service for viewing anime.

Firstly, there is a minimum of advertising and it does not interfere at all. Secondly, the application has a huge content database with comfortable sorting - TV shows, OVA, drama, completed, ongoing and much more. There is a Browse tab, where different search filters are available for searching, schedule of the release of new series, a random offer of a new anime, as well as popular selections. At this capabilities, utilities do not end. In the bookmarks you can see the history of your views, create folders Favorites or save yourself other people's collections, and you can also make a tab with anime that you watch or plan to see. Separately, you can enable notifications from the application (by default they are disabled). Did not forget about the ability to edit the profile. The corresponding tab has statistics, the ability to bind an account to social networks and other options. The most important feature that will probably attract attention is the ability to view a convenient way for you - you can go to the site, open the series in the player on your smartphone or use the player in an aixart.


  • Multiple ways to view content.
  • Convenient sorting and search.
  • Flexible settings for their account.
  • Large selection of software.
  • Easy to install.
  • Advertising is minimal and does not interfere.


  • To get all functions you need to install a full version - it is not available on Google Play.
  • For use, you need to register.


Shikimori is an application with a mass of possibilities. It is a client of one of the largest anime services in Russia and offers access to useful materials, such as articles on characters related to serials and other content.

Among the options the ability to create lists, view the calendar of the release of new series, read news or communicate on the forums. Inside the service is available not only by anime series, but more manga and ranobes. There is convenient statistics, as well as flexible application settings. Of course, it will take to register and enter the account. Among the pleasant features is the possibility of flexible sorting to search for content. For example, you can leave only those series or movies that have Russian-speaking voice acting or translated using subtitles. At the time of writing text, the application is tested by the built-in player, but if you wish, you can watch on sources sites, which is not very convenient. Also Shikimori allows you to download some content to the phone and watch without connecting to the Internet.


  • Convenient interface.
  • Flexible settings.
  • Built-in player (tested).
  • Convenient search and mass of useful materials.
  • You can download content on your smartphone.
  • Wide functionality.
  • No advertising.


  • The application is unofficial - installation of third-party sources.
  • Registration required for use.



Anilabx is another utility that will be required to download from the official website of the developer. It is worth noting that many work here may seem difficult here, but it is worth dealing with it. After installation, you will need to install site catalogs from the repository that provide archives with content. After that, access to the mass of filters - by genres, audio studios, the year of exit and other things. If the source site allows you to download the content you are interested in, a direct link will be available inside the application. You can watch anime online through the built-in player (it will be required to install it from the repository), the player on the smartphone or directly on the site, which serves as a source. The utility is synchronized with the SHIKIMORI service, which offers reviews, evaluations, reviews, screenshots, descriptions of characters and other useful information. Anilabx can be used without registration, although it will open more capabilities.


  • Huge base anime.
  • Convenient search and filters.
  • Different viewing methods.
  • You can download content on your smartphone.
  • Unobtrusive advertising.
  • Do not register.
  • Synchronized with Shikimori, which opens access to a large amount of useful information.


  • Installed from third-party sources.
  • The application will have to understand - not all functions are intuitive.
  • Some site archives are available only for a fee.