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The Best Anime Streaming on Netflix

Updated June 1, 2021 234.2k votes 74.4k voters 2.9m views135 items

List RulesOnly anime that is currently available to stream on Netflix

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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    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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    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (JNN, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa from Bones Studio. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television...  more

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    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a teen genius who stumbles across a...  more

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    The Seven Deadly Sins (MBS, 2014) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Nakaba Suzuki from A-1 Pictures. A once-active group of knights called the Seven Deadly Sins must band...  more

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    Soul Eater (TV Tokyo, 2008) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Atsushi Okubo from Bones animation studio. Students at the famous Death Weapon Meister Academy learn how to...  more

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    Hunter × Hunter (Fuji TV, 2011), also known as Hunter x Hunter (2011), is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Yoshihiro Togashi from Madhouse animation studio. Twelve-year-old Gon...  more

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    Attack on Titan (MBS, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hajime Isayama from Wit Studio. It is set in a world where humanity lives inside...  more

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    Fullmetal Alchemist (JNN, 2003) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa from Bones animation production. Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric search for the...  more

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    Your Lie in April (A-1 Pictures, 2014) is a Japanese music drama anime series based on the manga by Naoshi Arakawa. A piano prodigy who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in...  more

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    Sword Art Online (A-1 Pictures, 2012) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. In the year 2022, thousands of people get...  more

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    Violet Evergarden (Kyoto Animation, 2018) is a Japanese drama anime series based on the light novel series by Kana Akatsuki and Akiko Takase. In the aftermath of a great war, Violet Evergarden, a...  more

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    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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    The Disastrous Life of Saiki K (J.C.Staff, 2016), also known as Saiki Kusuo no Sai-nan, is a Japanese gag anime series based on the manga by Shūichi Asō. Saiki Kusuo is a powerful psychic who hates...  more

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    The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (White Fox, 2013) is a Japanese comedy anime series based on the light novel series written by Satoshi Wagahara and illustrated by Oniku (written as 029). Hilarity and fun...  more

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    Naruto (TV Tokyo, 2002) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Masashi Kishimoto from Studio Pierrot animation studio. Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who searches for...  more

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    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 inhuman...  more

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    Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (A-1 Pictures, 2012) is a Japanese fantasy adventure anime series based on the manga by Shinobu Ohtaka. Aladdin, Alibaba, and Morgiana go their separate ways after...  more

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    #21 of 139 The Best Fantasy Anime of All Time#26 of 70 The Best Shounen Anime Of All Time

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    Bleach (TV Tokyo, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the manga by Tite Kubo from Studio Pierrot animation studio. Ichigo Kurosaki obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper from another...  more

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    Angel Beats! (P.A. Works, 2010) is a Japanese supernatural anime series. In a realm within the afterlife, a band of teens fight to keep from being taken to the next level....  more

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    Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Animax, 2006), often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese sci-fi anime series from Sunrise animation studios. Set in an alternate timeline, the series...  more

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    Fate/Zero (ufotable, 2011) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel by Gen Urobuchi and Takashi Takeuchi, and a prequel to the 2006 anime Fate/stay night. Seven chosen mages and...  more

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    Inuyasha (Sunrise, 2000), also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga series by Rumiko Takahashi. A teenage girl periodically travels back in...  more

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    Akame ga Kill! (Tokyo MX, 2014) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro from White Fox animation studio. Tatsumi, a young villager who travels to the...  more

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    Kill la Kill (Trigger, 2013) is a Japanese action anime series. Ryuko is a vagrant schoolgirl traveling from place to place searching for clues that will lead her to the truth behind her father's...  more

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