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Website providing information on Japanese entertainment media

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otaku-info is a website that provides information on various forms of Japanese entertainment media, including anime, manga and light novels.

A live version of the website is running here:


Manga Updates

The website can display the amount of unread manga chapters for a connected account. It also support telegram notifications for when new chapters are released.

Light Novel Releases

The website collects light novel releases from's /r/lightnovels and displays them.


The website offers a REST API with various endpoints:

  • /media_ids maps IDs for one service like Anilist oder Myanimelist to other service IDs


All deployments assume the existence of a .env file in the project's root directory. This file must contain all environment variables used by the website.

The supported environment variables can be seen in env.sample.

Without Docker

To start the web application without docker, you can simply call python after installing it using python install. This will run the application using the cherry WSGI server on the port specified in the .env file.

With docker (and docker-compose)

This project provides a Dockerfile as well as a docker-compose file. Do get up and running, simply type in the following commands:

docker-compose build
docker-compose up -d

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