What are the best anime streaming apps?

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    #1Kodi

    Kodi
    Kodi is a free and open-source media player that allows users to easily access digital media all through a user-friendly package. This is an open source and free-to-use player that is customizable and it runs on a wide variety of devices.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux

    Free

    Ajay Kapur
    Written on October 29, 2017
    "Kodi is an excellent open source media player that is far more high quality than I expected. It is not without its bugs but it is still beyond any of its competitors and well worth trying."
  2. 14
    Free Trial

    #2Netflix

    Netflix

    Netflix is a video-on-demand platform where you can watch movies and TV shows and start streaming from your Windows or Mac computer, smart devices such as smartphones and tablets as well as on your home gaming consoles.

    Streaming Service

    Varies by Plan

    Elizabeth Mitchell
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "Netflix is certainly a well-known streaming app, but they are not exclusively for streaming anime. I am wondering how much anime they have in their collection and whether there are any services that exclusively offer anime streaming. I will check it out, but I'm not convinced it's the best option for me."
  3. 9
    Free Trial

    #3HBO GO

    HBO GO

    HBO GO is the companion app of the popular premium cable channel, HBO. It offers a streaming service for watching all of HBO content from your TV Provider with your HBO Subscription. Original series, new movies every week, docs & more.

    Websites

    $14.99- Varies by plan

    Zachary Butler
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "HBO GO is HBO on the go! Streaming my favorite content anytime and anywhere. Righteous deal! I watched some anime on the bus today and almost forgot where my stop was. "
  1. 7

    #4Cartoon Network

    Cartoon Network
    Cartoon Network is an American television channel where you can watch an animated television series for children ranging from action to animated comedy such as The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and many more. 






    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Jordan Gonzalez
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "One problem with this app is every time you start it up, it loads a playlist of random shows for you to watch. That wouldn't be so bad if you have a fast connection and are really into the random shows they pick for you, but if your connection is slow like mine, or if you just want to watch one or two specific shows, it can be a real pain. It's still a handy way to watch what you want, but the random playlist feature is just unnecessary."
  2. 6

    #5Popcornflix

    Popcornflix

    Launched in March 2011 by Screen Media Ventures, Popcornflix is an online streaming platform offering free, ad-supported videos. It lets its users watch a variety of shows across different genres such as drama, action, romance, etc.

    Websites

    Free

    Arjun Patil
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "Firstly, I am a movie addict. I can watch a movie almost anywhere and at anytime. That is why I was so excited when I found Popcornflix. This is a free app that enables me to download lots and lots of movies and TV shows and watch them right on my smartphone. The GUI is excellent, easy to use and finding a program is a breeze since they are grouped by genre."
  3. 3

    #6Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle is an over-the-top service of Sony Pictures Entertainment. It offers movies, TV series, and original content. It's available in 21 countries and accessible on devices like smartphones, smart TVs, computers, and gaming consoles.

    Websites

    Free

    Michael Sandoval
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "There's not enough anime here to make Crackle worth getting for that reason alone. But, if you want the other programming available as well, there's a small, but decent anime catalog available. "
  4. 2

    #7SnagFilms

    SnagFilms

    SnagFilms is a website where users can watch and download various movies and television series online such as drama, animation, action, comedy, thriller, romance, war, mystery, crime, and so on.

    Websites

    Free

    Aaron Woods
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "The Netflix of independent films, and it's free. The have categories such as immigrants, human rights, veterans, climate change, and history, just to name a few. It's a neat app with over 5000 titles to choose from. The only catch is it's for iOS only, it won't working on Android phones. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download this app and watch all you want for free."
  5. 0
    Free Trial

    #8Crunchyroll

    Crunchyroll

    Crunchyroll is a platform where you can watch your favorite animes. It has over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of the latest and greatest anime series available, including a system that will help you discover new animes. 

    Websites

    $7.99- 1 month

    Pamela Nelson
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "If you love watching anime, this app is perfect. There is a great variety of shows, and the ads are not too bad. My only complaint would be that you have to manually click to watch the next episode instead of letting it autoplay."

Summary

Best What are the best anime streaming apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1KodiSoftware 15 Free
2NetflixStreaming Service 14 Paid
3HBO GOWebsites 9 Paid
4Cartoon NetworkApps 7 Free
5PopcornflixWebsites 6 Free
6Sony Crackle Websites 3 Free
7SnagFilmsWebsites 2 Free
8CrunchyrollWebsites 0 Paid
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