It can feel daunting to add your first entry to AniList but people quickly get the hang of it by following along with the manual. The main focus is making sure that data is accurate and as complete as possible.

If ever you're unsure when creating new entries, you can always refer back to this manual for help, or reach out in the AniList Discord server's #submission-support channel.

Creating new anime

  1. Search AniList for an existing entry.
  2. Ensure it is a valid contribution according to the Animated Media Criteria.
  3. Follow the Submission Checklist.
  4. Begin creating the new entry:

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Creating new manga

  1. Search AniList for an existing entry.
  2. Ensure it is a valid contribution according to the Written Media Criteria.
  3. Follow the Submission Checklist.
  4. Begin creating the new entry:

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Creating new characters and staff

Characters and staff are created on the respective "Characters" and "Staff" tabs of the new entry form. This is the case whether you are looking to create or edit existing characters or staff.

Read more about Characters and Staff.

Common Questions


👉 Next steps

Now that you know how to submit a new entry, you can go on to find out about our Submission Approval process.

Did we miss something? Have any questions? Let us know on the AniList Discord in the #submission-support channel.