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This is a list of the best anime on Netflix, voted on by over 70,000 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. What do you think are the top anime on Netflix? 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.

Genres below include fighting, mecha, comedy, vampire, adventure, and much more. Netflix is currently streaming over 50 good anime series. 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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Fullmetal Alchemist: Bro... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Developed by Bones, the series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi ...more

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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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) 3 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious ...more

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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Streaming 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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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Streaming 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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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Ouran High School Host C... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The manga has been adapted into an ...more

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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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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Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Black Butler (A-1 Pictures, 2008) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga by Yana Toboso. Aided by Sebastian Michaelis, his loyal butler with seemingly inhuman abilities, Young Ciel ...more

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Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Hunter × Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Hunter × Hunter was adapted into a 62-episode anime television series directed by Kazuhiro ...more

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One Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
One-Punch Man is a Japanese superhero web manga created by ONE which began publication in early 2009. An anime television adaptation by Madhouse aired in Japan between October and December 2015. ...more

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Kill la Kill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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) 15 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Puella Magi Madoka Magic... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Magi: The Labyrinth of M... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is a 2012 TV anime series written by Hiroyuki Yoshino and directed by Koji Masunari.

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Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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 Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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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The Irregular at Magic H... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Your Lie in April is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Your Lie in April, known in Japan as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso or just simply Kimiuso, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. Piano prodigy Kōsei Arima dominated ...more

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Durarara!! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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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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Angel Beats! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix
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Angel Beats! is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi. The story was originally conceived by Jun Maeda, who also wrote the ...more

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