by no means is this exhaustive... i just got sick of posting this in a crap load of threads recently... bit torrent, other then IRC its about the best way to be able to download anime, among other things nowadays... check out homer's site www.lickmytaint.com he has some good forums on where to find BT clients, how to set them up properly for firewalls, and has a decent list of torrent sites for anime, among other things. once you have that all setup head on over to www.downloadanime.org dowxp has a great site that pulls updates from damn near every other anime torrent site(minus www.boxtorrents.com) + the occasional manga and live action asian shows popup, almost all of his links are to current unlicensed fansubs. if you want complete series head on over to www.boxtorrents.com they've got all the classic series in huge 2-15GB batch torrents. new stuff is added all the time but don't expect to be able to find the latest fansub for XXXX thats not what they do. want manga well, sadly BT isn't as prevelant, but theres a great site that uses edonkey http://members.lycos.co.uk/mangareactor/ look through their guides on emule and how to set it up, and you can end up reading all the classic mangas. with everything thats P2P i suggest you be nice like everyone else and maintain atleast a 1:1 upload/download ratio. sites like boxtorrents have written their on BT software and you will be banned from ever downloading anime from them if you want to just leach. a few other groups are also running special BT setups that do just the same. so help a nigga out, give a hoot, don't polute. HORRA!!!