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List Rules Only anime that is currently available to stream on Netflix Instant

This is a list of the best anime on Netflix, voted on by over 30,000 anime fans like you and updated monthly. For new anime on Netflix check the bottom of the list, as those shows haven't been voted on a lot yet. There are some heavy hitters currently streaming on the service, such as Attack on Titan, Death Note, and Bleach. What do you think are the top anime shows currently streaming on Netflix Instant? Be sure to vote for your favorites so that your voice is heard! Check out other popular anime lists as well, such as the best anime streaming on Hulu and the best romance anime.

Anime has been so successful that Netflix even debuted its own original anime on the streaming service, titled Knights of Sidonia, in 2014. How does it rank with the rest of the shows? If you watched the show and liked it then give it an upvote - it needs all help it can get when stacked against some of the other great animes on Netflix. More recent additions that are proving popular include Vampire Knight, Ajin: Demi-Human, and Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet.
 
Genres below include fighting, mecha, comedy, vampire, adventure, and much more. As of January 2017, Netflix is currently streaming over 40 good anime series, including The Seven Deadly Sins and Rurouni Kenshi. This list of anime will help you figure out which are the best anime shows available right now, so you can be sure to spend your time on the best of the best.

Be sure to also check out the best anime movies streaming on Netflix

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Attack on Titan Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A ...more

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Death Note The fictional universe that contains the anime, manga and television films that deal with the world of Death Note.

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Sword Art Online Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The series takes place in the near-future and focuses on various virtual reality MMORPG worlds. The light novels began publication on ASCII ...more

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Blue Exorcist Blue Exorcist is a manga written and illustrated by Kazue Katō. The manga has been serialized in Jump Square magazine by Shueisha since April 2009, with individual chapters collected into thirteen tankōbon volumes as of July 4, 2014. The story ...more

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voting closed at #8 | MichaelChoi added Ouran High School Host Club Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori.

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JoshuaLemmon added Naruto Naruto is a 2002 TV program written by Masashi Kishimoto and directed by Hayato Date.

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Bleach Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach follows the adventures of the hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki after he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper —a death personification similar to the Grim ...more

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Hunter X Hunter Hunter x Hunter Tv Program 2011

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Chris Abraham added Fate/Zero Fate/Zero is a light novel by Gen Urobuchi, illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi, and is a prequel to Type-Moon's visual novel, Fate/stay night. The first volume was released on December 29, 2006, and is a collaboration between Type-Moon and fellow ...more

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Gurren Lagann Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for 27 episodes on Japan's TV Tokyo between April 1, 2007, and September ...more

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Kill La Kill Kill la Kill is an anime television series produced by Trigger. It follows vagrant schoolgirl Ryuko Matoi on her search for her father's killer, which brings her into violent conflict with the iron-fisted student council president of Honnouji ...more

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Magi Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is a 2012 TV anime series written by Hiroyuki Yoshino and directed by Koji Masunari.

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
julianasfehr added Puella Magi Madoka Magica Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a Japanese anime television series produced by Shaft and Aniplex. It was directed by Akiyuki Shinbo and written by Gen Urobuchi, with original character designs by Ume Aoki, character design adaptation by Takahiro ...more

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Vampire Knight Vampire Knight is a shōjo manga series written by Matsuri Hino. The series premiered in the January 2005 issue of LaLa magazine and has officially ended. Chapters are collected and published in collected volumes by Hakusensha, concluding with ...more

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One Punch Man One Punch Man is an online comic strip by One.

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Sword Art Online II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
InuYasha Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and concluded on June 18, 2008, with the chapters collected ...more

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Durarara!! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Durarara!! Durarara!!, often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted into a Japanese anime series. Durarara!! tells the story of a dullahan working ...more

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K is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
K K is a 2012 anime series animated by the studio GoHands and directed by Shingo Suzuki, who also serves as character designer for the series. It began airing on MBS on October 5, 2012. The anime has been licensed by Viz Media in North America ...more

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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Pokemon Indigo League Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters, is a long running Japanese children's anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets. It is based on the Pokémon video game ...more

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Digimon: Digital Monsters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Digimon Digimon, short for "Digital Monsters", is a Japanese media franchise encompassing virtual pet toys, anime, manga, video games, films and a trading card game. The franchise focuses on Digimon creatures, which are monsters living in a ...more

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Gargantia on the Verdurous Pla... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet is a Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G and directed by Kazuya Murata, and aired between April and June 2013. A manga adaptation began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype Ace ...more

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Mushishi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Mushishi Mushishi is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara. It was serialized in Afternoon Seasons Zōkan from 1999 to 2002, and in Monthly Afternoon from December 2002 to August 2008. The individual chapters were collected and ...more

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan: ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Aldnoah.Zero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Pokemon XY is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Guest_b2dd115d-ca1f-4c06-8dcb-e72e84d596b8 added Fairy Tail Natsu Dragneel, along with his cat named Happy, has traveled to the town of Hargeon in search of a wizard named Salamander. Here he runs into a young woman named Lucy Heartfilia, a Celestial Wizard, who is determined to join the famous Fairy ...more

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Gunslinger Girl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Gunslinger Girl Gunslinger Girl is a manga by Yu Aida. It first premiered on May 21, 2002 in the monthly shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh. The chapters were also published in 15 tankōbon volumes by ASCII Media Works. Set in modern Italy, the series focuses ...more

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Silver Spoon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Samurai Flamenco Samurai Flamenco is a television anime series directed by Takahiro Omori at Manglobe. It started airing on Fuji TV's noitaminA block on October 10, 2013. It focuses on Masayoshi Hazama, a young adult who aspires to become a superhero despite ...more

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Devil is a Part-Timer! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Your Lie in April is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added Your Lie in April

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan: Demon Capital Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon's Grandson, is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in 2007. The manga has been continuously serialized ...more

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L is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
L Kim Myung-soo, commonly known by his stage name L, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a vocalist of the boy band Infinite under Woollim Entertainment. He is also the main vocal of infinite F.

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Beyblade: Metal Fusion is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Beyblade: Metal Fusion Beyblade: Metal Fusion, also known as Metal Fight Beyblade, is a Japanese manga created by Takafumi Adachi, serialized in Shogakukan's monthly magazine CoroCoro Comic between September 2008 and February 2012. The manga inspired an anime ...more

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Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Halle Berry Halle Maria Berry is an American actress and former fashion model. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in the romantic drama Monster's Ball, becoming the first and, as of 2015, the only woman of color to win an ...more

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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Durarara!!x2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Log Horizon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Case Closed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added Case Closed Case Closed, known originally as Meitantei Conan, is a Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. The series is serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday since January 19, 1994, and has been collected into 84 ...more

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Yuki Yuna Is a Hero is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Digimon Fusion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added Digimon Fusion Digimon Fusion, known in Japan as Digimon Xros Wars, is the sixth anime children television series in the Digimon franchise by Akiyoshi Hongō, produced by Toei Animation. It follows a boy named Taiki Kudō who utilizes the power of joining ...more