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The Best Action Anime On Netflix 

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Updated December 16, 2019 13k votes 1.8k voters 28k views 48 items

Looking for good action anime on Netflix? Let's take a look at what action anime is currently streaming on Netflix, and let's rank them while we're at it!

You can't go wrong with classic shounen series like Naruto, Bleach, and Fairy Tail if you're looking for good fighting action anime on Netflix. If it's over-the-top fights and comedy you seek, One-Punch Man is a must. This action anime features amazing fights, but also satirizes classic fighting anime at the same time. Other popular action anime currently streaming on Netflix include Sword Art Online, Attack on Titan, and Kill la Kill.

Use this list as a guide to find action anime that's on Netflix now, but also vote up the series you have watched and enjoyed so that other otakus can get some good anime recommendations.

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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
The Seven Deadly Sins (Netflix, 2014) is a Japanese animated series based on the manga by Nakaba Suzuki. A once-active group of knights called the Seven Deadly Sins must band together to defeat ...more

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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more

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One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

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Soul Eater is a manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo. The series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid.

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Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who searches for recognition from his peers and the ...more

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Fate/stay night the Movie: Unlimited Blade Works is a 2010 Japanese anime fantasy action film directed by Yuji Yamaguchi. The movie was released in Japan on January 23, 2010 on 12 screens and ...more

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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Sword Art Online (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...more

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Kengan Ashura is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Kengan Ashura
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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 ...more

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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 ...more

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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 from ...more

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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story, also known as Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai X, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The story begins during the ...more

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Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. An anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures, known simply as Sword Art Online. In ...more

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Baki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Baki
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This series is an anime television series produced by Trigger. It follows vagrant schoolgirl Ryuko Matoi on her search which brings her into conflict with the iron-fisted student council ...more

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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 ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont ...more

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Fate/Apocrypha
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The Irregular at Magic High School is a Japanese web novel series by Tsutomu Satō. An anime adaptation by Madhouse was announced and was broadcast between April and September 2014. The story ...more

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Devilman Crybaby
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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. ...more

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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 ...more

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The Devil Is a Part-Time... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
The Devil Is a Part-Timer! is a Japanese light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara, with illustrations by Oniku. A 13-episode anime adaptation aired between April and June 2013. The Demon ...more

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Sword Art Alternative: G... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
Sword Art Alternative: Gun Gale Online

College student Karen takes up Gun Gale Online and gets a reputation as the Pink Demon. Then her gaming buddy Pitohui asks her to join the Squad Jam.

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The Disastrous Life of S... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Anime On Netflix
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (Saiki Kusuo no Sai-nan) is a Japanese gag manga series written and illustrated by Shūichi Asō and 2016 anime series. Despite his secret psychic abilities, Kusuo ...more

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