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The Best Mystery Anime on Netflix

Updated October 13, 2018 645 votes 213 voters 9.6k views10 items

If it's mystery anime on Netflix that you seek, look no further. This list ranks every Netflix mystery anime best to worst, with the help of your votes.

If you're looking an anime that purely in the mystery genre, Netflix currently has Case Closed streaming. This long-running series follows protagonist Jimmy Kudo, a high school detective who is turned into a child by the Black Organization. From a pure detective aspect, this is as close as it gets for Netflix mystery anime. If you're willing to be a little bit more loose about categorizations, anime like Death Note and Fullmetal Alchemist have very heavy elements of mystery in their stories. Other good mystery anime currently on Netflix are Mushi-shi, K, and Vampire Knight.

If you've seen these anime already, vote them up and down based on how much you enjoyed them. That way, newer fans will have some solid recommendations for which mystery anime on Netflix they should be watching.

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  • Death Note
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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 mysterious otherworldly notebook: the "Death Note", which belonged to the Shinigami Ryuk and grants the user the supernatural ability to kill anyone whose name is written in its pages.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Case Closed
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    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 tankōbon volumes. Due to legal considerations with the name Detective Conan, the English language release was renamed to Case Closed. The story follows Jimmy Kudo, an amateur detective who transformed into a child while investigating the Black Organization. Meitantei Conan received an anime adaptation by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation and TMS Entertainment. The anime resulted in animated feature films, original video animations, video games, audio... more on Wikipedia
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  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
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    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Bones, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television series based on Fullmetal Alchemist, the first being 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist. The series follows the story of two alchemist brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who want to restore their bodies after a disastrous failed attempt to bring their mother back to life through alchemy.... more on Wikipedia
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