This guide will show you how to install Ani-Mate addon on Kodi 19.3 matrix to watch tons of high-quality Anime Movies and Series. The steps described below apply to all devices and platforms that support Kodi media center like Android, Android TV, PC Windows, Linux, and more…

Ani-Mate addon is another great option for you to install on your Kodi system and stream Anime content for free. Hosted in the Butter Fingers Repository, this addon is fully compatible with the latest Kodi version 19 Matrix.

If you are an Anime fan, you have probably tried some other Anime addons like WatchNixToons2 and FANime addons.

Similar to most Movies & TV Shows addons or Sports addons, Ani-Mate addon does not host any content. It uses web scrappers to fetch links from around the web and introduce them in a beautifully designed UI.

To watch Anime content for free, you can always refer to our guide to the best Anime streaming websites and the best Anime applications for Android.

Besides, Ani-Mate addon features a very simple interface. Sections on the main screen include ……

All these amazing features make Ani-Mate addon one of the best Kodi addons. All you have to manage is a smooth internet connection and get Ani-Mate addon installed on your media center, which I will show you in detail in this guide.

Note that this addon requires Youtube API to play content. We have already explained how to create and set up your own Youtube API for Kodi.

How to install Ani-Mate addon on Kodi

In this comprehensive guide, we explain how to install Ani-Mate addon on the media center. It was realized on Kodi 19.3 Matrix, the latest stable version of Kodi, and applies to all compatible devices including Amazon Firestick, Fire TV, Mi TV Stick,  Android & IOS, Mac, Android TV, Android Boxes, etc…

The process will take you through three steps:

  • First, we will enable installation from unknown sources
  • Second, we will add a media source and install the hosting Repo
  • Finally, we will find and install the addon
  • Name: Ani-Mate – Butter Fingers Repository
  • Source:
  • Compatibility: Kodi 19.0 Matrix

Enable installation from unknown sources

The most interesting Kodi Addons are included in unofficial repositories. Ani-Mate addon is hosted in the Butter Fingers Repository which is a third-party source. So, the first thing you have to do is enable installation from unknown sources. If not already done, just follow these steps:

Launch Kodi and click on the “Settings” Icon.

On the next page, click on “System” as shown in the image below.

In the “Add-ons” tab of the left panel, make sure that the ” Unknown sources ” option is activated.

The option is disabled by default for privacy and security reasons, but you must enable it before you can install add-ons from outside the official Kodi repository.

Upon this warning window, click Yes

Install the Butter Fingers Repository

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to Install the Butter Fingers Repository.

To do so, follow these steps:

Launch Kodi and click on the “Settings” Icon.

From the available options, select «File manager»

Then select «Add source»

Double click «<None

 Enter this link:   in the box as your media source. Be sure to type this exactly as provided. Click OK

You need to enter a name for this source, type ” butter fingers” and press “Ok“.

Again click OK

Return to the System home screen, and click the Add-ons Package Installer

Select “Install from zip file

A short notification will popup to warn you that add-ons installed from zip ( excluding served repositories) will not be auto-update and must be manually updated. Click Yes to proceed.

Now find the repository you named “butter fingers




In a few seconds, you will be notified that Butter Fingers Repository installed.


And this has been all regarding the repository installation. It is a valid process for any third-party repository.

Install Ani-Mate addon on Kodi

Now that you have the Butter Fingers Repository on your system, you need to install Ani-Mate addon.

Go to Install from repository


Select Butter Fingers Repository


Then Video add-ons


Select  Ani-Mate


Click Install


Wait until the notification appears that the Kodi addon was installed successfully 


Now go back to the Kodi home screen, find the Add-ons tab on the left side menu, Ani-Mate addon should appear under the Video add-ons category.


Once launched, Ani-Mate lists all the sections on the main screen. It delivers a considerable library of Anime content.


This has all been regarding the installation of Ani-Mate addon, one of the best addons to watch Anime online for free on kodi in a high video quality.

However, make sure to have your VPN ON to avoid any copyright issues.