Information is a website where you can get anime recommendations based on your anime list.
  • Get anime recommendations based on the ratings you've given to anime you've watched.
  • Easily see which recommendations have legal streams available at Crunchyroll, Funimation, Viz, Hulu, Viewster, Daisuki, or The Anime Network and go to the stream with just a click.
  • Open source. Check out the code on GitHub if you're a programmer and interested in making animerecs even more awesome.

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Suggestion: Genre Addition
DrewPegasus - Aug 13, 2016
1 replies by LordHighCaptain »»
Aug 29, 2016 5:20 PM
Suggestions/bug reports
LordHighCaptain - Sep 15, 2012
4 replies by LordHighCaptain »»
Jul 19, 2013 9:30 PM
Stream corrections
LordHighCaptain - Sep 15, 2012
0 replies by LordHighCaptain »»
Sep 15, 2012 9:07 PM

Club Comments
SheyCroix | Jan 1, 2017 1:54 PM
ah, I see. I used the link posted here, that's why. Thanks!!

LordHighCaptain | Jan 1, 2017 1:51 PM
@SheyCroix You can see the users you were matched with and your estimated compatiblity with them by going to

Without detailedResults=true it will only show the anime in the order they appear on the detailedResults=true page.

SheyCroix | Jan 1, 2017 4:46 AM
@LordHighCaptain Thanks~
that's quite an interesting way to work. tried it again just now and only got a list of anime. (Makes me think I imagined the best match part that appeared)... So when it's like that (like the club profile picture) it's only listing the things I might like based on what you said, right?

LordHighCaptain | Dec 31, 2016 9:49 PM
@SheyCroix At a certain time every day it checks the "recently online users" page, selects 2 users that have a certain minimum number of completed anime, adds them to the list, and removes the 2 users that have been on the list the longest.

When you ask for recommendations it divides your anime into "liked" and "disliked" according to rating. By default I think it uses your top 35% as "liked". Dropped anime are automatically considered disliked.

It then compares your anime with the recommendations of the 100 users currently on the list of eligible matches. Their "recommendations" are calculated similarly to your "liked" and "disliked". The percentage of their recommendations that you have seen that you like, with extra weight given to users you have many anime in common with, is what decides who your best matches are.

SheyCroix | Dec 23, 2016 10:49 AM
So, how are the users used as "best match" picked? @LordHighCaptain

LordHighCaptain | Aug 25, 2016 7:40 PM
The problems referred to in the below comment have been fixed.

LordHighCaptain | Aug 24, 2016 8:58 PM
Animerecs is currently broken due to MAL's move to https. See Despite saying

"Also, in order to allow our 3rd party developers ample time to update their applications, we’ve decided to allow our API to support both HTTP and HTTPS for about 3 weeks. Please update your application(s) as soon as possible. By mid-September, the API endpoints will only use HTTPS."

the API is actually redirecting to https, which Animerecs is currently not prepared to handle. I'll fix when I get a chance.

In other news, you may have noticed stream links for The Anime Network showing up in your results. I've added support for The Anime Network in the wake of Hulu dropping lots of anime from its catalog, making The Anime Network the only place to legally stream some anime.

LordHighCaptain | Oct 18, 2015 7:00 PM
Viewster and Daisuki stream links are now shown.

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