Searching for the best anime on Netflix? Well we have got you!
“Netflix And Chill” is one of the most popular phrases used by millennials. I’m also a millennial and many people my age have heard this expression, but we may not all agree on whether or not it’s good (or funny).
Netflix has revolutionized OTT services with their convenient interface and massive collection of shows; they’ve done an incredible job thus far. With that said, anime lovers will be happy to hear about Netflix adding more series from Japan!
Netflix is increasingly popular among anime fans. This is because it offers hundreds of anime titles, which are constantly updated with new shows every season. However, choosing the best show to watch can be tough since there’s so much good content on Netflix!
100. The Way Of The Househusband
The Way Of The Househusband, a Netflix original that has been out for less than 6 months is the newest addition to our list. It’s an anime adaptation of a manga by Oono Kousuke and it was released in April 2021 exclusively on Netflix.
In this 5 part series Tatsu aka ‘Immortal Tatsu’ struggles with his immortality after he dies from eating poisonous food at age 30 while looking for tasty meals near abandoned houses during World War II Japan.
Where are my street-fighter fanboys!!! I have just the right anime for you? Yup, it’s none other than the fearsome Baki. The manga was written and illustrated by Itagaki Keisuke.
The story is about a guy named Baki Hanma who wishes to defeat his father, Yuujirou because he wants to be crowned as “The Strongest Man in the World”.
98. Sword Art Online
Anime fans who started out just recently would have heard about it. One of the most popular Isekai anime, Sword Art Online is a 25 episode TV series that aired back in 2012 and based on its original light novel written by Kawahara Reki with illustrations from BUNBUN.
The main protagonist Kirito has been trapped inside Aincrad – an alternate reality Virtual Reality world where technology has reached new heights to make this possible beginning 2022 when the story starts off.
97. Kabaneri Of The Iron Fortress
There are 335k more people who enjoy the world where humanity is at the brink of extinction and there’s despair all over.
One such person is Kabaneri Of The Iron Fortress’ director, Araki Tetsurou. This 12-episode TV series aired in 2016 with an original story by Yasuyuki Ebara & Ichiro Okouchi; it also had animation done by WIT Studios! Ikoma (who builds/serves trains) serves as our protagonist for this anime that focuses on a zombie apocalypse setting.
96. Scum’s Wish
This 12 episode seinen anime aired back in 2017. It is an adaptation of its manga, which was written and illustrated by Yokoyari Mengo. The story focuses on a couple who appears to be ‘ideal’ at first but has a sad reality: they share the same pain–not being able to be with their true love because that person isn’t theirs or just can’t commit themselves fully into it.
95. My Little Monster
Let’s talk about a sweet shoujo series anime called My Little Monster. It aired in 2012 and is an adaptation of the manga written by Robico. The story centers around two main characters, Shizuku Mizutani and Haru Yoshida.
Shizuku is your typical shy high school girl who lacks social interactions but only cares about studies – she doesn’t care if people know her name or not because it will get them to leave her alone which makes some feel sorry for her while others think that this attitude prevents making friends with anyone more than just acquaintances so they don’t really try either way: they’re all outcasts together!
Are you curious about how much money an individual can lose in a game of cards? If so, the manga Kakegurui might be something worth checking out.
It’s written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Naomura Tooru with 12 episodes that aired back in 2016. The story takes place at Hyakkaou Private Academy where students are trained to become “psychopaths”.
Free is a 12 episode TV series that aired back in 2013. It’s an original anime directed by Utsumi Hiroko and animated by Kyoto Animation, about Haruka Nanase who absolutely loves water and has a passion for swimming.
In elementary school, he took part in a relay race with Rin Matsuoka, Nagisa Hazuki, and Makoto Tachibana to win the event but later on they parted ways without meeting again until highschool when their paths cross once more at Samezuka Academy where both parties are students at this point of time.
92. High School DxD
If any of your friends or acquaintances ever call Anime as Cartoon, please show them this anime.
This 12 episode TV series aired back in 2012 and is an adaptation from a light novel written by Ishibumi Ichiei. The story revolves around Issei Hyodou who seems like the King Of Perversion to us with his love for only females even though he just came into being again after reincarnation.
91. BNA: Best Anime On Netflix 2020
Don’t call me a furry for adding this, Ok? Next up on our list is an interesting entry called BNA (Brand New Animal). It’s 12 episode TV series aired back in 2020 and was directed by Imaishi Hiroyuki.
The story takes place in the world where human beings exist with Beastmen although they don’t mix well together. The special ability that only Beastmen possess is their ‘Beast Factor’. This allows them to shapeshift without any difficulty.
90. Kengan Ashura
Kengan Ashura is an ONA about a game of fights between business owners where the stakes are high.
The story takes place in feudal Japan, but things work differently here than they do now. The wealthy hold their disputes with each other by holding Kengan matches instead of talking it out like we would today.
These contests involve every day people who have been chosen to compete for different businesses and the winner gets what they want whether that be money or respect; both can change hands easily depending on how well you fight during these competitions which only happen once per month at most (and last longer sometimes).
This series follows one young man named Kazuo Yamashita through his journey as he enters this world filled with powerful businessmen plotting against
It’s been a while since we’ve had seinen anime on this list and today, I’m excited to present one: Ajin.
Aji-what? Ajins are immortal beings that cannot be defeated by conventional means; they aren’t classified as humans so instead of being celebrated like superheroes, they’re taken into custody immediately upon showing up at the scene.
The story is about Kei Nagai who discovers he’s an Ajin after running from some thugs with his friend Kaito following him closely behind only for both men to get hit by a truck in front of their eyes before waking up unscathed hours later—that is until more people show interest in them soon enough.
88. The Irregular At Magic High School
The Irregular at Magic High School is an interesting anime boy to include on this list. Why don’t we talk about him?
It’s a 26 episode TV series that aired back in 2014 and was adapted by Studio Madhouse. The original light novel, written by Satou Tsutomu and illustrated Ishida Kana, takes place in a world where magic has become just another skill with it being technical now instead of mythical.”To become great magicians” the main characters “join one of three prestigious magic high schools”.
87. Seraph Of The End
WIT Studio is a studio known for creating some of the best anime about humanity going extinct, and their work just shines brighter with Seraph Of The End being part of it.
The series was that good over its 12 episode TV run from 2015-2016. It’s an adaptation from a manga written by Kagami Takaya & Furuya Daisuke illustrated Yamamoto Yamato which takes place in world where out of nowhere comes an unknown virus that affects everyone above age 13, bringing us to the brink extinction.
86. Akame Ga Kill
Many fans have called Akame Ga Kill! the ‘Game of Thrones’ of the anime industry. The next entity on our list is this 24 episode 2014 TV series about a group aiming to overthrow their nation’s prime minister who they believe has led them towards poverty and misery.
It was written by Takahiro, illustrated by Tashiro Tetsuya, animated by studio White Fox, based off its manga sister with same name which was also written by Takahiro but instead illustrated By Kei Toru.”
Another is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2012. It was an adaptation of its novel counterpart which had been written and illustrated by Ayatsuji Yukito.
The story takes place about the girl Misaki from Yomiyama North Middle School’s class 3-3 during 1972 where she dies one day, giving it an image as if the town were haunted.
84. Blue Exorcist
If you want some good action-comedy anime, I recommend Blue Exorcist.
Blue Exorcist is a 25 episode TV series that aired back in 2011 and it’s an adaptation of its manga counterpart. It follows Rin Okumura as he tries to become the next demon king after his older twin brother left him at Assiah for being human while their father was possessed by Satan himself.
The story takes place everywhere from Japan to Vatican City but they always find time take breaks between fights with characters going shopping or visiting amusement parks together .
83. The Quintessential Quintuplets: Best Anime On Netflix 2019
The Quintessential Quintuplets is one of the most talked-about anime genres. And even though there are some not-so amazing pieces, this 12 episode adaptation hit TVs in 2019 and it’s absolutely stunning! The story follows a typical high schooler named Futarou who has an extraordinary talent for being brilliant at anything he does – from academics to sports.
This proves useful when his father comes down with a serious illness that forces him into working as many jobs as possible just so they won’t lose their home or have enough money to survive on until his father gets better.
But during all these increasingly more dangerous tasks, he meets five sisters under the age of 18 who were abandoned by their parents because they couldn’t afford them anymore.
82. 5 Centimeters Per Second
A lot of people have experienced long-distance relationships, but how do you make your bond beautiful? 5 Centimeters Per Second is a movie that answers this question and more.
It’s an original story by Shinkai Makoto and produced by CoMix Wave Films in 2007. The characters are Takaki Toono and Akari Shinohara who love each other since they were children.
Aggretsuko puts a comedic spin on office life
Office work might not be the most exciting thing for the person involved in doing it. Like the frustration and irritation, one develops for his/her repetitive life is so real. And such a real problem is placed comically in this fantastic series called Aggretsuko .
Aggretsuko or Aggressive Retsuko is an ONA series that aired back in 2018. The anime tells us about what happens to our main protagonist who works at some red-light district business as its new hire just because of her petite body structure which makes others underestimate them easily due to their looks.
But she proves every single day how much power lies beneath those innocent eyes with all aggression inside!
80. Welcome To Demon School! Iruma Kun
Iruma Kun is pretty fun and enjoyable, but there are other Isekai out there that we should remember. This 23 episode anime aired back in 2019 and was an adaptation of a manga written by Nishi Osamu with animation done by Bandai Namco Pictures.
The story follows Iruma Suzuki (obviously) who doesn’t seem to have it too well for himself as he lives alone until his life changes when he meets two girls from another world named Ruri Miyamoto and Mei Yonomori!
79. Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions
I’ve heard many whispers of a wholesome anime that’s on its way, and I believe you’ll like what I have to say next. It is Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! This 12 episode series aired in 2012 and was based off the light novel written by Torako with illustrations from Ousaka Nozomi.
The story follows Yuuta Togashi who has ‘chuunibyou’ or an idea where he comes from another fantasy world after his delusions were cured. Crazy right?
78. Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul is one of the most popular horror anime and it’s easy to see why. The manga was written by Ishida Sui and aired back in 2014 with 12 episodes on TV.
The story takes place in Tokyo where an unidentified species called ‘Ghouls’ has made their way into society, acting as predators that can regenerate at a rapid pace; however, they look like humans so it’s hard for people to realize what these creatures are capable of doing until its too late!
77. Bungo Stray Dogs
Do you like mystery? Are Sherlock Holmes or The Girl on the Train your favorite characters in this genre? Then I believe Bungo Stray Dogs can be up to your liking. It’s a 12-episode anime about Atsushi Nakajima, who was part of an orphanage and experienced something unusual for some recent weeks.
Atsushi used to be a part of an orphanage until he experienced something unusual for some recent weeks. A mystical tiger was plaguing his orphanage and only he seems to be aware of it, however this plague turned against him as people started suspecting Atsushi for the happening.
Therefore, he is discarded from the orphanage and has nowhere to live with his brutal life taking severe turns when suddenly something happened; He saved a man named Dazai Osamu from drowning which became his life changer at that moment.
Bleach is one of the Big Three anime mentioned in almost every popular shounen community. It was created by Kubo Tite, who also wrote and illustrated the manga series on which it’s based off.
The story follows protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki as he discovers his ability to see spirits after becoming a Soul Reaper (Shinigami) at age 15 following his mother’s death from an illness that affected her soul chain; this prompts him into fighting against Hollows – evil souls with regrets over their lives whom seek out innocent human beings for food or lack thereof, depending on whether they are malevolent or not.
75. Devil Man: Crybaby
Is it time for some scary stuff ladies and gentlemen? Well, what other anime would scare us as much as Devilman: Crybaby?
The 10 episode ONA series aired in 2018. The manga was written by Nagai Go who also worked on the story alongside Yuasa Masaaki.
It is about Akira Fudou whose will to fight results in him becoming a devil man where he can overpower devils with his human form despite not being very masculine otherwise.
For the fans of cute anime, we have a little treat for you. We are going to talk about K-ON! which aired in 2009 and is an adaptation from a manga written by Kakifly.
In this 13 episode series, Yui Hirasawa wishes join her high school’s Light Music Club but does not know much music so she quits immediately after joining it because they need members who can actually play instruments for survival purposes.
73. Classroom Of The Elite
Classroom Of The Elite is an anime that has something new in store for you. Unlike the usual hero-villain stories, this show provides a unique perspective of how academic pressure affects students’ mental health and their dream future careers.
It features 12 episodes about Koudo Ikusei Senior High School’s high employment rate and good academics but what lies underneath may not be so simple after all.
72. Little Witch Academia
Now I see that you are having a rough time at your school/work these days. You want some refreshing anime to chill and relax, so Netflix has the perfect selection for you in the form of Little Witch Academia, an original 25 episode TV series aired back in 2017 directed by Yoshinari Yoh and animated by Studio Trigger.
The story is set in a magical world where Atsuko “Akko” Kagari wishes to be just like Shiny Chariot her idol but takes admission to Luna Nova Magical Academy irrespective of her non-magical background when she fails numerous times before finally getting admitted through sheer luck which makes it hard for Akko’s lazy attitude .
71. Kono Oto Tomare
If you’re a fan of music and an anime that reminds you of your good old days, then Kono Oto Tomare is exactly what you need. The 13 episode TV adaptation aired in 2019 with the manga written and illustrated by Sakura Amyuum was released back in 2016.
Chika has always been intrigued at his grandfather’s love for kotos; he wanted to share it with him before he passed away so when faced with such pressure from everyone else around them (including himself), Chika decides to join Tokise High School Koto Club where they hope this experience will help make up for all those lost years between family members who were once very close-knit but slowly drifted apart due to harsh decisions made on both sides.
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70. Magi: Adventures Of Sinbad
If you are an Arabian Nights fan who likes anime, listen up because Magi: Adventure of Sinbad is a stunning 12 episode series that aired in 2019. It’s adapted from the manga written by Ohtaka Shinobu and illustrated by Ohtera Yoshifumi with just as the title suggests about one of Arabic literature’s most famous characters – Sinbad!
In his world he was said to be “The Child Of Destiny” but after birth had lost his cheerful nature due to unknown circumstances which soon were revealed throughout this story where we see him make friends along side a young magician named Aladdin.
Together they began their journey going on quests alongside many other companions such as Alibaba Salukis prince turned friend-in need Ja’far or Morg and many more.
69. Megalo Box
Do you have an urge to punch everyone right now? Well, Megalobox will fuel your violent fantasies. It is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018 about an underground fighter’s journey at ‘Megalbox’.
This original work was directed by Moriyama You and animated by TMS Entertainment.
The story features Junk Dog who fights using mechanical limbs called Gears for improvement of strength efficiency similar to the Rocky movies with some combat techniques inspired from boxing or wrestling moves like suplexes.
68. Tiger & Bunny
“Tiger and Bunny” is a serious anime that will give you an original experience. It’s not like your other cute-stuff shows, so don’t judge it by its cover! I know what you’re thinking: “No way!” But really – this 25 episode series from 2011 is directed by Satou Keiichi and animated by Studio Sunrise.
In Stern Bild City where these NEXT people live, only the strong survive; they can use their powers for good or evil purposes on TV with HeroTV as part of the show.
67. Ergo Proxy
Some serious anime for us to talk about, fellow weebs. It’s time we stopped messing around because the next entry is no joke.
We are talking about seinen hit Ergo Proxy that ran for 23 episodes in 2006 directed by Murase Shukou and animated by Studio Manglobe! We’re not kidding when it comes to this show being fantastic either.
The story follows a human civilization on the brink of extinction so they develop “AutoReivs”, robots meant to serve humans but who have been infected with ‘Cogito Virus’, which grants them self-awareness against their will or something like that.
66. Carole And Tuesday
The music anime Carole And Tuesday is coming to Netflix. This series, which was released in 2019 by Studio Bones and directed by Watanabe Shinichiro, will have 24 episodes for you to binge on your next lazy Sunday afternoon!
Carole’s a part-time worker who plays the keyboard as a hobby while Tuesday escapes her wealthy family so she can pursue her dreams of becoming an artist full time.
“Overlord” is a Japanese light novel series written by Maruyama Kugane and illustrated by so-bin. The story follows Momonga, the guild leader of Ainz Ooal Gown in “Yggdrasil,” an immensely popular online role-playing game with over two million players worldwide known as “Sword Art Online.”
Two months after its official shutdown at midnight on December 31st, 2022, he receives notice from one his friends who tells him that they have been transported to another world while still retaining their abilities from SAO
“Beastars is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2019. It is an anime adaptation of Manga written and illustrated by Paru, which takes place in the Beast Kingdom where animals are now referred as “Humans”.
The story follows Grey Wolf named Legoshi who falls into trouble with his fellow comrades due to their natural notion; herbivores consider themselves superior than carnivores creating high tension among them all!”
63. Yowamushi Pedal
Many of us have been involved in sports. It’s a completely different feeling to be part of one, just as it is watching Yowamushi Pedal or being an avid fan.
Yowamushi Pedal is a 38 episode TV series that aired back in 2013 and was adapted from the manga by Watanabe Wataru with the same name.
The story follows Sakamichi Onoda who enjoys anime but wants to enjoy his hobby more so he tries reviving school’s anime club which had disbanded before him joining again.
62. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Best Action Anime On Netflix
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is a unique anime that aired in 2012. The 26 episode series was adapted from the manga written and illustrated by Araki Hirohiko, which follows events of the Joestar family who use superpowers to save people.
It has many great action scenes with interesting characters – there are also some parts focusing on family relationships throughout this awesome show!
61. Black Clover
Black Clover is an anime adaptation of its manga sister. The story starts in a magical world where people use magic as naturally as breathing, which makes it more interesting to watch compared to other shounen animates that take place in modern society or fantasy settings without the presence of any supernatural elements like Black Clover.
It’s over 170 episode long and aired back on 2017; making itself one of the strong competitors for ‘The Big 3’ title almost immediately after its release due to how amazing this show is.”
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60. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
My Gundam homies, where are you? This gift is especially for you guys. Making its spot on our list, we have Mobile Suit Gundam.
The 25 episode anime aired in 2015 and is original to the series under Director Nagai Tatsuyuki with Studio Sunrise animating it.
It’s a drama-heavy mecha series that targets human emotions and development based on internal politics which adds an extra layer of story depth not found in other action heavy shows like this one .
If you’re into warring mechs then look no further than Mobile Suit Gundam because it’ll be sure to give your adrenaline rush all while incorporating great character interactions between heroes and villains alike across both Earth colonies as well as Mars!
59. Maid Sama!
Maid Sama is one of the shoujo anime classics that aired in 2010. The story follows Misaki Ayuzawa, an ideal student with amazing grades and behavior.
One day her secret gets exposed by Usui who starts teasing her instead of complaining to school about it, making their relationship a little complicated from then on out.
Clannad is a 2007 Japanese animated television series that aired for 23 episodes. It’s an anime adaptation of the visual novel Clannad, which was written by renowned Maeda Jun and tells Tomoya Nozaki who seems to have no interest in life but gets inspired after meeting Nagisa Furukawa.
After several encounters as friends they both wish to restart their school drama club together with them realizing how there are bright sides even if you feel like your life isn’t going well enough.
The story has been highly regarded worldwide earning its sequel season titled “Clannad:After Story” countless awards along side being listed on many top lists through out history making it one of the best Anime TV Series ever made!
57. Kill La Kill
Kill La Kill is an original anime that aired in 2013 and stands out among its peers. The story follows Ryuuko Matoi as she looks for her father’s killer, which leads the protagonist to a school with students who possess unreal abilities.
She believes that the student council president possesses knowledge of this death but has to overcome several obstacles before meeting him.
Dorohedoro is another fantastic fantasy series that’s made its way on our list. Meeting the benchmarks of fans, we have this 12 episode TV anime from 2020. It was adapted from a manga written and illustrated by Hayashida Q., which takes place in HOLE where the strong attack the weak.
Kaiman gets cursed by a sorcerer and now must bite people to find out who it is before he forgets his past entirely–will he be able to realize both?
55. That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
If I were to talk about one of the best anime adaptations in an isekai genre, I would make sure to discuss this banger.
The incredible slime anime adaptation: This 24 episode TV series aired back in 2018 and is based off a light novel with illustrations by Mitz Vah and written by Fuse.
The plot follows a protagonist who gets reincarnated as a mystical world’s version of slime after dying from getting hit by car—much better than ‘Another Generic Issekai.’
With its great mix between adventure, comedy, drama likeable characters (and some not so much), it has been considered top tier entertainment among fans worldwide!
54. Angel Beats!
This twelve episode series aired in 2010. It is an original anime scripted by Maeda Jun and animated by P.A Works . The story follows a world where people with unjustified deaths take rebirth; one of them being Otonoshi, who gets teleported to this new world completely unaware of his surroundings after dying at the age of 17 due to heart disease.
Eventually he meets Yuri Nakamura , leader for “The Shinda Sekai Sensen” (SSS), whose mission was to fight against God until she finally became tired that there would be no end or goal if their organization continued fighting like that because it goes nowhere unless they kill God himself which cannot happen since nobody knows what He looks like except Him alone.
53. Kuroko No Basket
Want some sports to quench your thirst? I have a gift for you. Today’s entry is Kuroko No Basket, an anime about High School basketball players striving toward being the best in Japan! It aired back in 2012 and was based off of a manga written by Fujimaki Tadatoshi.
The series follows two main characters as they try their hardest alongside other teammates to become champions at playing high school ball together despite hardships that come with team dynamics or even personal relationships between members outside practice hours!!
What is the best anime you can watch about parallel universes? Konosuba. Do not start this discussion without mentioning it as one of the greatest ever made with only 10 episodes!
The novel was written by Akatsuki Natsume and illustrated by Mishima Kurone, so we know to expect greatness from them already. Kazuma gets teleported to a fantasy world where he has many adventures facing financial crisis instead of beating villains like Aqua who becomes his partner in crime before realizing they have all been summoned there for a reason that will change their lives forever.
Now then, let’s talk about some high octane series, shall we? And what other series to talk about but the exciting Durarara! This 24 episode TV anime aired back in 2010. It is an adaptation of a light novel written by Narita Ryohgo and illustrated by Yasuda Suzuhito based on supernatural encounters Mikado Ryuugamine has with the ‘Black Rider’.
In Ikebukuro Tokyo rumors say that this headless Black Rider rides his jet black bike. His encounter brings new twists into life as he deals with more things emerging from the dark side.
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50. No Game No Life: Best Romantic Anime On Netflix
We are halfway through our list of popular Isekai anime, and starting with No Game No Life would be a great decision. It is one of the most well-known Isekai shows out there! The show aired in 2014 for 12 episodes on TV as an adaptation from its light novel counterpart by Kamiya Yuu.
Blank—the best gamer duo ever known to humans—is made up of Shiro (a 14 year old girl) and Sora who just so happen have supernatural powers that allow them to win any game they play against opponents at 100%. So let’s take a look into this series about two siblings competing worldwide.
No Game No Life is an Isekai anime about Sora and Shiro, two geniuses of games. After being invited to another world by God himself, they are teleported into a new land where everything works on winning at games. Now the siblings have become gods themselves after outsmarting every other god in this place!
49. Cardcaptor Sakura
Cardcaptor Sakura is a 70 episode TV series that aired in 1998. It’s an anime adaptation of a manga written and illustrated by CLAMP, about the journey of schoolgirl Sakura Kinomoto as she becomes what we know as Cardcaptor Sakura – someone who has to collect powerful cards scattered around the world to maintain peace.
This show is remarkable for its category: it was voted one of Japan’s most popular magical girls’ shows ever, even years after it first came out on air!
An anime about love and friendship is coming our way! Toradora follows the story of a boy named Ryuuji Takasu, who has a crush on his classmate, Minori Kushieda.
However, he can’t talk to her without being overwhelmed by fear. One day after school gets out early because one of their teachers falls ill suddenly from anaphylactic shock during class time; they both run into Taiga Aisaka—Ryuuji’s good friend Kitamura’s little sister—who just happens to be talking with another girl outside the building.
In this moment when she sees him blushing at Minori as if confessing something towards her makes it even more awkward for them all!
47. Fruits Basket
Fruits Basket is an anime adaptation from a manga. The story follows Tooru Honda, who lost her family and now lives homeless. She’s discovered by the Souma family when they take in guests at their house because of some secret tied to one member of the household that has yet to be revealed until later on in this series!
46. The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya
The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya is a 2 hour 20 min long anime movie directed by Takahata Isao and animated by Studio Ghibli. It was based on the Japanese folklore of the same name which tells about Okina, a woodcutter who finds an infant girl in bamboo shoot.
He assumes that she’s been sent from heaven so he takes her home to his wife where they decide to parent this child as their own daughter whom they named Kaguyahime (Kaguya).
As time passes on, we see how Kaguyahime grows up learning different skills such as music composition and dance until one day while playing outside with other kids; some people came looking for her claiming that there are humans living inside Mt Fuji!
45. Kiki’s Delivery Service
Kiki’s Delivery Service is an original movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli. The story begins with a young witch named Kiki who must complete her training in order to join the ranks of adult witches that are capable of doing their own delivery services.
However, upon reaching Korico Village she struggles to find herself until Osono offers her a chance at staying there for good through working at the bakery alongside Tombo!
44. Whisper Of The Heart
A movie by Ghibli is included in the list again. We have to watch all 3 of these movies consecutively, and this one we’re talking about today is Whisper Of The Heart.
The 1 hour 50 minute long anime adaptation aired back in 1995 and was based on a manga titled Mimi Wo Sumaseba written and illustrated by Hiiragi Aoi.
Shizuku Tsukishima loves literature so much that she checks out books from her library then looks at who else has read those same books as well as their check-out cards!
One day while doing just that, she found Seiji’s card – he reads the same kind of stuff too!
43. Food Wars!
An anime for cooking lovers, Food Wars! tells the story of Souma Yukihara who has been working under his father as a chef since childhood. One day, however, he is sent to Tootsuki Culinary Academy by his father where he must prove himself against other talented students in order to advance.
This 24 episode TV series aired back in 2015 and was adapted from a manga written by Tsukuda Yuuto & Morisaki Yuki with illustrations done by Saeki Shun.”
42. Re: Zero
An example of an Isekai anime that is praised by many, Re: Zero defies most criticism about the sub-genre. It has 25 episodes and was written by Nagatsuki Tappei with illustrations from Ootsuka Shinichirou.
The protagonist goes through a lot throughout his journey in this new world as he struggles to survive against dangers such as beasts and assassins while also getting involved in political affairs among various kingdoms.
41. Castlevania: Best Fighting Anime On Netflix
Studio Frederator’s Castlevania is not an anime but it heavily influenced by one. The story follows Alucard and Sypha who are assigned to stop Count Dracula from making his way into Wallachia, the city they live in.
This series was received well among fans of Japanese animation because even though it isn’t traditional anime, its roots can still be identified within this animated series created for Netflix viewers worldwide!
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40. Great Pretender: Anime On Netflix
We should talk about some great anime that hit the TVs recently. One of them is Great Pretender, which aired in 2020 and was directed by Kaburagi Hiro with animation done by WIT Studio.
The series follows Edamame Makoto “Ed” (the main character) as he competes against French Thierry Laurent to scam their way into becoming the biggest mafia boss in all of Asia!
39. Neon Genesis Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion is a 26 episode long TV series that aired back in 1995. It tells the story of Shinji who meets his father after 14 years, but this meeting isn’t for any normal reunion reasons since humanity is on the brink of extinction and Shinji’s father works to save it all while he struggles with personal problems like depression.
38. Dr. Stone
Dr. Stone is an amazing manga/anime that aired back in 2018! The story begins with a guy named Senku waking up from his slumber of 3400 years where he tries to start civilization all over again by using science and technology (that was made before the stone age).
If you like anime, then this one should be on your list; it has 24 episodes for everyone to enjoy their time watching something interesting while learning about some cool facts in life.
37. Erased: Best Orignal Anime On Netflix
Erased is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2016. It’s an adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Sanbe Kei, Erased. The story follows Satoru Fujinuma who has the ability to time travel using ‘Revival’.
After his mother was murdered during Revival, he tries to use it find her killer but ends up returning 18 years into his past where he must stop people from dying again while working out why they’re about to die all over again.
After writing this original input I realized what made me love watching Anime so much; every single one tells its own special unique stories with their very own characters! Each anime can be completely different form another which makes them stand out even more.
36. Puella Magi Madoka Magica
A magical girl show that I think is worth mentioning in the same breath as Madoka Magica, would be Sailor Moon. This anime ran from 1992-1997 and had a total of 200 episodes so it’s definitely something you have seen before!
The animation was done by Toei Animation which has been around since 1948 making them one of Japan’s oldest studios for producing animated content.
The series starts when Usagi Tsukino meets Luna who tells her she can transform into an amazingly powerful hero called Sailor Moon if she carries a magic broach with her at all times.
Psycho-Pass is a 22 episode TV series that aired back in 2012. It is an original anime directed by Motohiro Katsuyuki and animated by Production I.G. The story takes place in the 22nd century where criminals are detected using their criminal intent levels known as ‘Psycho Pass’.
In the anime series Psycho-Pass, Akane Tsunemori is a strong believer in justice and believes that the Sibyl System has created an advanced world where people can live with peace.
However, as she works alongside Shinya Kougami to solve cases involving these criminals known as “latent criminals”, her beliefs are shattered when it becomes apparent how flawed this system truly is.
Have you ever questioned the idea of being a ‘Human’? If so, Parasyte might be an anime that can relate to. It tackles humanity and its strengths/weaknesses beautifully.
“Parasyte -the-maxim-” is a 24 episode TV series from 2014 adapted from manga by Iwaaki Hitoshi about alien species known as parasytes trying to take over planet Earth with their mind control skills.
After an alien species with the ability to control humans takes over Earth, two people are able to fight back. The creatures have complete power in controlling their prey’s bodies, but one of these “parasytes” fails when it tries to take over Shinichi Izumi and is left partially under his influence instead.
This new combination between human and parasyte becomes humanity’s enemy as they try desperately not only for survival but also for freedom from this ruthless ruler.
33. Hellsing Ultimate
Hellsing Ultimate OVA is a 10 episode anime about vampires that was aired in 2007. This mature show will give you goosebumps!
Hirano Kouta wrote and illustrated the manga Hellsing, which follows an organization’s quest to stop vampires from attacking humanity.
The heart of this army is Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, who happens to have a lethal weapon against these creatures: Alucard. He works as an exterminator for Hellsing while being her servant at the same time.
32. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
If you’re currently having a happy time in your life, I’m here to throw that into pause. Anohana is an anime about tragic loss and how it shapes us as we grow up; the 11-episode series originally aired back in 2011 and was directed by Nagai Tatsuyuki with animation done by A-1 Pictures.
Jinta Yadomi’s wish for his friend Meiko Honma never to have died unfulfilled – but he pretends she doesn’t exist because of what happened after her death…until one summer day when they are all brought together again years later under unexpected circumstances!
31. Kaguya Sama: Best Comedy Anime On Netflix
Kaguya Sama is an anime that aired in 2019 and has 12 episodes. It follows the story of two students as they navigate their high school campus filled with rich, snobby people who often belittle those not like them.
The show itself focuses on comedy but also touches upon themes such as bullying and mental health which make it a great choice to binge if you are having a bad time at work or school!
30. March Comes In Like A Lion
March Comes in Like A Lion is an anime about one professional Shogi player, Rei Kiriyama. The 22 episode TV series aired back in 2016 and was adapted from the manga by Umino Chika.
It’s not like most dramas because it centers on a complicated relationship between family life and professional opportunities .
29. Saiki K
Sit back and watch this anime that is truly enjoyable. The 120 episode TV series aired in 2016, so there’s plenty to laugh about.
It tells the story of Kusuo Saiki who has psychic powers like telepathy and x-ray vision which can be rather stressful at times for him as he lives a normal life with his friends while keeping them hidden from everyone else including their family members.
If you’re looking for something lighthearted then give it a try!
28. Ghost In The Shell
Get ready to brainstorm your way up to this fantastic sci-fi. Ladies and gentlemen, we have the extraordinary Ghost In The Shell!
The manga was written and illustrated by Shirow Masamune. Set in 2029, the story revolves around Major Makoto Kusanagi who is supposed to catch a cybercriminal named ‘Puppet Master’.
This world where mechanical limbs are normal, Puppet Master commits his crime of leaving people with memory loss.
27. Yu Yu Hakusho
Togashi Yoshihiro’s manga, YuYu Hakusho is getting an anime adaption for the first time. It follows delinquent teenager named Yūsuke Urameshi who died saving a child (which he later finds out was manipulated by his rival).
The afterlife gives him another chance to live and now must complete missions assigned to him in order to keep living.
26. Mob Psycho 100: Best Rated Anime On Netflix
Mob Psycho 100 is an anime about psychic powers. The protagonist, Shigeo Kageyama/Mob wants to make sure that he doesn’t become reliant on his psychic abilities- even though they are powerful enough for him to be recognized worldwide as a hero!
He’s in love with someone and intends on getting closer to them, while also having fun with friends along the way.
25. A Place Further Than The Universe
We are starting a new phase of the list, so let’s keep going! Only 1/4th is left. We have an anime called “A Place Further Than The Universe” for you today.
It aired in 2018 and it has 13 episodes (1 season). It was directed by Ishizuka Atsuko and animated by Studio Madhouse .
The story follows Mari Tamaki who wants to travel to a place beyond the universe but her personal fears always get in the way.”
Have you heard of the popular Fate Series? You know, that one complicated series which is more challenging than calculus.
Yes, we are talking about it right now! And this time around, let’s chat about its most famous installment: “Fate/Zero”.
“Fate/Zero” aired in 2011 and was an anime adaptation from a Japanese light novel written by Gen Urobuchi with illustrations by Takashi Takeuchi.
The story follows Kiritsugu Emiya who has been appointed to win the Fourth Holy Grail War for Einzbern family sake through any means necessary.
23. The Tatami Galaxy
Now is the time to discuss some out-of-the box anime series like The Tatami Galaxy. It has a completely different method of storytelling than most shows, and it was adapted from an award winning novel!
The Tatami Galaxy is only 11 episodes long but tells its unique story in such depth that you will find yourself hooked within minutes. This TV adaptation started airing back in 2010 with direction by Maasaki Yuuasa at Studio Madhouse while being based on one particular volume written by Tomoaki Ishikawa.
Our protagonist Ozu wants nothing more than to go bar hopping around Kyoto’s finest drinking spots after graduating college because he feels his social life isn’t complete without friends or other groups willing enough for him to join them.
22. The Disappearance Of Haruhi Suzumiya
The Disappearance of Suzumiya Haruhi is one of the best anime movies in recent history. It’s a 2 hour 40 minute movie that aired back in 2010 and was adapted from a manga series written by Tanigawa Nagaru with illustrations drawn by Noizi Itou.
The story takes place within the world created for “The Melancholy Of Suzumiya Haruhi” where it’s Christmas time, but Kyon can’t find either SOS brigade member! He soon realizes that both are missing along with their leader, who has disappeared herself.
21. Gurren Lagann
Gurren Lagann is a 27 episode anime series that aired in 2017. It was directed by Imaishi Hiroyuki and animated by Studio Gainax, the story focuses on Kamina and Simon who have been raised underground.
One day while exploring they find the key to an ancient war machine.
Gurren Lagann is an amazing mecha series with a lot of action. It’s worth the watch for 27 episodes, and there are many surprises along the way that will keep you on your toes!
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20. Violet Evergarden
Now then, let’s start a conversation about ‘Beauty’ and ‘Grace’. Although these features are rare in nature and rarer in the entertainment medium, it does exist.
And Violet Evergarden is an example of this same beauty. Violet Evergarden was a 13 episode TV series that aired back in 2018 based on light novel written by Akatsuki Kana with illustrations from Takase Akiko who lost her most important person right before his death as he said three words to her but she didn’t know their meaning at first .
19. Howl’s Moving Castle
Howl’s Moving Castle is a 2-hour long movie that aired back in 2004. It is an anime adaptation of the novel by Diana Wynne Jones and directed by Miyazaki Hayao while animated under Studio Ghibli.
The story follows Sophie Hatter, who one day meets Howl—a wizard known for his magic who causes quite a stir when he encounters this young maiden and ends up cursing her as well.
18. Princess Mononoke
“Princess Mononoke” is a Japanese anime film from 1997, directed by Miyazaki Hayao and produced by Studio Ghibli.
The movie starts with Prince Ashitaka trying to find a cure for the curse on his right hand as he travels towards Irontown where two groups of people are having their own war: Lady Eboshi’s group versus the animals led by Princess Mononoke herself.
An actual billionaire, an actual doctor, or maybe an actual gangster. There’s even a TV series about it called “Great Teacher Onizuka”. The manga was written and illustrated by Fujisawa Tohru in 1999 while the anime adaptation aired 43 episodes back then.
It is pretty simple: Eikichi Onizuka wants to become a teacher but why? Because he used to be a delinquent who wanted money from rich kids’ parents so that his high school would win at athletic competitions!
16. Your Lie In April
So, what do you think about the new anime I’ve been talking to? Did it disappoint or was on your expectations? Well either way, here is Your Lie In April. This 22 episode TV series aired back in 2014 and has a manga adaption of Arakawa Naoshi which follows Kousei Arima who has lost his mother forever but after two years he can’t move past her death.
He had once been an expert pianist before she passed away so when Kaori Miyazono transfers into his class at school they begin playing together with their friends Tsubaki Sawabe & Ryouta Watari until one day tragedy strikes.
15. Code Geass: Lelouch Of The Rebellion
Lelouch Lamperouge (the main character of the anime) goes through many tough situations in order to keep Japan safe, whether it’s from his Britannian family or other enemies.
There have been constant attempts from Britania to take over Japan, now known as Area 11. Although the war was brutal and Lelouch has lost everything he once had, we see him rise up against all odds at every turn with a smile on his face despite how bleak things seem for him and others around him.
14. Spirited Away
Yet ANOTHER Ghibli movie has made its way to super high ranks on the list. This time around, it’s a popular one as well.
Maybe the most popular of them all! Spirited Away is an anime film directed by Miyazaki Hayao and animated by Studio Ghibli that aired in 2001 about 10-year old Chihiro Ogino who lives her life in another world with strange creatures after she goes through some bizarre events along with her parents looking at ‘an amusement park’.
13. A Silent Voice
Have you ever thought that you are being left out by society? Have you ever experienced bullying or been a victim of social exclusion? If any of the questions were answered ‘Yes’ from your end then A Silent Voice is the movie for you.
A Silent Voice is a 2-hour long anime film that aired back in 2016. It was an adaptation from a manga written and illustrated by Ooima Yoshitoki, which won many awards including Japan Media Arts Festival Award Grand Prize Winner in 2014. The direction was done by Yamada Naoko while Kyoto Animation provided animation assistance to this project .
12. My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia is a 12 episode TV adaptation of the manga “Boku No Hīrō Akademia” by Kohei Horikoshi.
This series follows Izuku Midoriya, who dreams to become like his idol All Might and join the ranks of heroes in training at U.A High School while also hating villains (Die Vilgax). I highly recommend this anime for anyone looking for an exciting new show!
11. One Punch Man: Best Japanese Anime On Netflix
One Punch Man is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2015. It is an adaptation of the manga series written by ONE and illustrated Murata Yusuke, which was published from 2009 to 2012 on Young Jump Web Comics with several spin-offs also being released between December 2014 and June 2016.
The story follows Saitama, who decides to become a ‘Hero for fun’. He lives in the world where monsters are attacking cities starting with A City – Alphabetical order; To stop them he trains intensely but his efforts turn out fruitless as he becomes so powerful that all his enemies die after one punch leaving him bored without any challenge whatsoever.
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10. Jujutsu Kaisen
Now then, we are starting a new phase here. The top 10 begins here, ladies and gentlemen.
And to start this phase with Jujutsu Kaisen would be the way to go. Jujutsu Kaisen is an anime adaptation of Manga about ‘Curses’, physical forms of negative thoughts by humans that aired in 2020.
It was written and illustrated Gege Akutami who wrote it based on his personal experiences as well as research into spirituality which he wanted to share through storytelling.
He also does not shy away from using historical facts or events like the Atomic bombings , Hiroshima being one example for inspiration behind creating curses along with incorporating them organically within story arcs so they are more than just subplots but have significance narrative.
All my sports anime lovers, I have a gift that won’t disappoint. It’s time to talk about Haikyuu! This 25 episode series is an amazing adaptation from the manga by Furudate Haruichi and aired in 2014.
The story follows Shoyo Hinata who starts a volleyball club after being inspired by professionals at his middle school but gets defeated easily during their first tournament together against Tobio Kageyama because of his powerful spike serve .
8. One Piece
So I see that you have a lot of free time in your hand and want to watch some good anime. Well, I hope you’ve heard the name One Piece then. Not only is it one of the best animes out there but also has 970+ episodes! Yes, it’s massive – both in length and popularity…in other words “legendary”.
It started airing back in 1999 with its manga counterpart from Eiichirou Oda being released much earlier than that (1997). In this world where pirates exist lies Pirate King Gol D Roger who claimed he had buried treasure somewhere at sea called ‘One Pieces’ which was said to be invaluable by many people.
7. Demon Slayer
Demon Slayer is an ongoing Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Goutoge. The story follows Tanjiro Kamado, a boy who was living his normal life in the village when suddenly one day, his family got killed during their sleep by demons that somehow manage to get into their house because of its closeness with hell itself.
Only Tanjiro’s sister Nezuko managed to survive along with him as they both join forces together on finding out what truly happened back then after he wakes up from being knocked unconscious for several days due to injuries sustained at the time of incident where all this chaos began.
6. Naruto: Best Demon Anime On Netflix
Do you know about one of the most revolutionary anime out there? Naruto is that story. Let me talk to you a bit more about it!
The manga was written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto, which aired back in 2002 with 220 episodes.
The main character’s name is Naruto who wishes to become Hokage so he can be treated better by his village-mates but becoming this king isn’t easy because ninjas are supposed to have great skillsets.
5. Assassination Classroom
Now then, we are in the Top 5 ladies and gentlemen. This segment is really special because today’s list reveals our top anime of all time!
We have some great shows that you can’t miss out on so let me start this off by introducing to you Assassination Classroom which aired back in 2015.
The story follows a yellow octopus-like thing who claimed he destroyed 70% of the moon but warns that within one year he will destroy Earth as well if his demands aren’t met.
When the government fails to kill him due to his immense speed, he asks Class 3-E at Kunugigaoka Junior High School.
He says that he would teach them about assassination so they can assassinate him. With Mach 20 equivalent of speed, Yellow Octopus becomes their homeroom teacher and starts teaching them how it’s done! But why did an assassin become a teacher?
And what does this have to do with class 3-e? Watch Assassination classroom if you want all these answers revealed as well as learn some valuable lessons on life from one skilled in death himself!
4. Death Note: Best Anime On Netflix For Beginners
In 2007, Death Note came to life in the form of a 37 episode series. The show was adapted from a manga which told the story of Light Yagami who found an interesting notebook one day and thought it would be fun for pranks at first but he soon realized how important this book can become when its supernatural powers were revealed to him.
3. HunterxHunter (2011)
HunterxHunter is a 148 episode long TV anime that aired back in 2011. It is an adaptation of the manga series written and illustrated by Togashi Yoshihiro, who also wrote YuYu Hakusho for Viz Media’s Shonen Jump imprint.
The story follows Gon Freecs as he searches to find his father after learning from Kite, another hunter-in-training like him, about Ging being more than just someone on television or magazines; but rather someone real whom they had met not too long ago when their lives were connected through tragedy–a fellow student named Killua whose family was murdered by a serial killer/thief known only as “the phantom troupe”.
2. Steins Gate: Best Anime On Netflix
“Steins Gate” is one of the most well-executed and presented anime ever. It was directed by Hamasaki Hiroshi, who adapted it from a visual novel created by White Fox Studio. This 12 episode TV series aired back in 2014, garnering unanimous praise for its plot twists and character development throughout all episodes.
The story follows Okabe Rintaro as he struggles to uncover the secrets behind time travel with his friends Mayuri Shiina, Makise Kurisu , Amane Suzuha among others while being chased down by an organization that seeks their destruction because they are “time terrorists.”
1. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is widely regarded as a ‘Perfect’ show. The anime gave a new direction to the anime medium and its excellence, ranking at #1 on our list.
It tells the story of two alchemist brothers who are trying to get back their original bodies after losing them in an attempt to bring their mother back from death.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is widely regarded as ‘Perfect’ or ‘Masterpiece.’
The story follows Edward and Alphonse Elric, who attempt to revive their dead mother using Alchemy but end up losing body parts of themselves. Now they go on a journey in search for the Philosopher’s Stone that acts as an exception to the law of exchange.
So there you have it, readers! Top 100 Anime On Netflix. I know this was a massive list but now maybe one anime has been added to your never-ending watchlist. Until next time, Sayonara!