Anime sites are from the early days of Youtube and online pirating. Now you can find your favorite anime anywhere on the internet. Gone are the days when you rushed to your house to catch the new Naruto episode, only to be bamboo in another episode rerun of Yu-Gi-Oh. In this article, we will discuss 5 anime download recommendations. These are sites where you can watch and download anime with a third party tool. While these sites offer downloadable videos, you cannot be safe.

So download anime with VideoPower RED or ZEUS so you can get all your favorite shows offline. There are many sites to choose from but here are 5 anime download recommendations.

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With the free trial version, users are limited to download one video/audio at a time and can record up to 3 mins. To lift all limitations, you can upgrade to the full version.

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VideoPower RED is an easy-to-use software. You can download videos from your favorite anime streaming site by using links or the embedded browser. The screen recorder option is a great alternative if you can’t download the video directly, and you can also convert video file formats for your liking.

Top 5 Anime Download Recommendations

1. 9anime

9anime is the number one site for both English and Japanese anime. Free to use and you will find anime shows with easy English and Japanese titles. Downloading from this site will give you episodes of HD anime with professional subbing and dubbing.

2. Gogoanime

Gogoanime is another popular anime streaming site. This website is more for hardcore fans as most shows are Japanese dub with English subtitles. You can download from this site using the auto-detect feature in our VideoPower RED.

3. Kissanime

Kissanime fits the masses not as blessed as bandwidth. The site has the most fans watching because it is optimized for more difficult internet connections. You can find your favorite shows in both English and Japanese titles.

4. AnimeFreak

AnimeFreak puts on more rare anime that shows that large anime streaming sites are unknown. Plus their wide screens will help you see the whole show without having to put your show in full screen mode.

5. ChiaAnime

ChiaAnime provides the latest anime updates that can also beat large anime streaming sites. If you follow new shows like Komi can’t talk or go on like Kimetsu no yaiba or Shingeki no Kyojin then this is the site for you.

How to Download Anime

Method 1: Auto-Detect Video via embedded Browser

Step 1: Go To Embedded Browser

Launch VideoPower RED, and go to the “Detect” tab on your VideoPower RED. Open the anime streaming site by typing in the browser bar. Find the show you want to watch. For this we use Attack on Titan from Kissanime.

Kissanime, embedded browser

Step 2: Auto-detect The Video To Download The Anime

Play the show and the software will immediately see the file to download it for you.

media detection, auto download

Step 3: Download The Anime Show

Go to the “Download” menu and you’ll find the video in the “Downloading” tab processing.

anime download recommendations, download queue

Step 4: Video Download Completed

Go to the “Completed” tab to find the finished video. Right-click to have the option to play, convert, open folder etc.

anime download recommendations, direct download finish

Method 2: Screen Record From Anime Site

Step 1: Set The Recording Area

Using your PC, go to your browser and open the anime streaming site. Load the show so you don’t encounter buffering issues. For this, we use Demon Slayer from AnimeFreak.

Demon Slayer, system sound audio

Step 2: Set The Audio Input

Go to the “Record” menu. On the system audio button, set the audio to system sound to avoid external noises. You don’t need your external microphone to record an episode.

videopower red, audio setting

Step 3: Set The Record Mode

With the record button, set it to your preferred type such as region or full screen. Once set you will go straight to the recording feature.

videopower red, record setting

Step 4: Start Recording The Show

A box will appear in front of your screen, press ok and a countdown will start. Make sure your video screen is set to full screen to get everything. A control panel will appear on your screen showing how much you have recorded, it will help you pause and stop recording.

Note: Use the Ctrl + Alt + E shortcut to display/hide the toolbar.

Demon Slayer, screen recording

Step 5: Video Recording Is Done

You can hit the stop record once the video is over, and you’ll see your finished recording on the “Record” tab. Right-click to see options like play, open folder etc.
saved shows, finished recording


Anime download recommendations are a great alternative to watch shows. With offline prints, you don’t have to worry about loading screens and buffering speed. Remember that you have many sites to choose from such as 9anime, Gogoanime, Kissanime, AnimeFreak, ChiaAnime and more. You can download from these sites by using VideoPower RED. Try the anime downloader today!

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