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A simple, yet versatile package for downloading anime.

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A lightweight Python library (and command-line utility) for downloading anime.

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Download using pip via pypi.

$ pip install animeX

(Mac/homebrew users may need to use pip3)

Quick start

 py -m animeX --version
 py -m animeX --name AnimeName

A GUI frontend for animeX is not yet available. A Windows executable for animeX is available at AnimeX


  • Ability to Capture Thumbnail URL.
  • Extensively Documented Source Code
  • No Third-Party Dependencies
  • Saves video to local device


Let's begin with showing how easy it is to download a video with animeX:

 py -m animeX -h
 py -m animeX --version

This example will download boruto, its highest quality available.

 py -m animeX --name boruto

Command-line interface

animeX ships with a simple CLI interface for downloading anime.

The complete set of flags are:

usage: animeX [-h] [--version] [--name AnimeName]

Command line application to download anime.

positional arguments:
  --name AnimeName      The name of the anime you want to download

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --version             show program's version number and exit


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes and feature request, please consider going here and open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

For bug fixes to the command line application or enhancements, open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

To run code checking before a PR use make test

Virtual environment

Virtual environment is setup with pipenv and can be automatically activated with direnv

Code Formatting

This project is linted with pyflakes, formatted with black, and typed with mypy

Code of Conduct

Treat other people with helpfulness, gratitude, and consideration! See the Python Community Code of Conduct.

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