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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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Ouran High School Host Club is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added Ouran High School Host Club Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori.

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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
JoshuaLemmon added Naruto Naruto is a 2002 TV program written by Masashi Kishimoto and directed by Hayato Date.

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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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, ...more

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Gurren Lagann is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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Kill la Kill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic 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) 12 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 ...more

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Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 ...more

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The Irregular at Magic High Sc... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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One Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
One Punch Man One Punch Man is an online comic strip by One.

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Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Ajin: Demi-Human Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. After he is hit by a truck, a student named Kei Nagai discovers he is an immortal ...more

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Sword Art Online II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 18 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 ...more

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Durarara!! is listed (or ranked) 19 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. ...more

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Knights of Sidonia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Pokémon: 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 ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Castlevania 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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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added The Seven Deadly Sins 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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Gargantia on the Verdurous Pla... is listed (or ranked) 25 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 ...more

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan: ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Aldnoah.Zero is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Kuromukuro is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Kuromukuro Kuromukuro (Netflix, 2016) is a Japanese mecha anime television series directed by Tensai Okamura. When mecha attack a research center, its students, pilots, and researchers must fight back with ...more

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The Devil Is a Part-Timer! is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added The Devil Is a Part-Timer! The Devil Is a Part-Timer! is a Japanese light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara, with illustrations by Oniku. ASCII Media Works has published ten volumes since February 2011. The story ...more

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Your Lie in April is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Pokemon XY is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Silver Spoon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

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Gunslinger Girl is listed (or ranked) 33 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 ...more

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan is listed (or ranked) 34 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 ...more

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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added Rurouni Kenshin

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Durarara!!x2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
MichaelChoi added Durarara!!x2

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Little Witch Academia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Little Witch Academia Little Witch Academia (Netflix, 2017) is an anime television series created by Yoh Yoshinari. Taking place in Luna Nova Academy, a school for young witches, the series follows new student Akko ...more

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Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Hockeylover48 added Devilman Crybaby

Akira Fudo is informed by his best friend Ryou Asuka that the demons will revive and reclaim the world from the humans. As the humans do not stand a chance against the supernatural power of the demons, Ryou suggests fusing with a demon. Akira becomes Devilman, with the power of a demon and the heart of a human.

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kakegurui is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Tiger & Bunny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Tiger & Bunny Tiger & Bunny is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Sunrise under the direction of Keiichi Satou. The screenplay was written by Masafumi Nishida, with original character ...more

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Violet Evergarden is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
JD Ejara added Violet Evergarden

There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning.

A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation.

Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as "the weapon," has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of "Auto Memories Dolls," who carry people's thoughts and convert them into words.

Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people's emotions and differing shapes of love. All the while searching for the meaning of those words.

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Case Closed is listed (or ranked) 42 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 ...more

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Digimon Fusion is listed (or ranked) 43 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 ...more