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The Best Mystery Anime on Netflix

Updated October 13, 2018 685 votes 238 voters 10.4k 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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  • Vampire Knight
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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 collected volumes by Hakusensha, concluding with nineteen volumes released in Japan. The manga series is licensed in English by Viz Media, who has released all nineteen volumes. The English adaptation premiered in the July 2006 issue of Viz's Shojo Beat magazine, with the collected volumes being published on a quarterly basis. Two drama CDs were created for the series, as well as a twenty-six episode anime adaptation. Produced by Studio Deen, the anime series' first season aired in Japan on TV Tokyo... more on Wikipedia
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  • Fullmetal Alchemist
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    Fullmetal Alchemist (Bones, 2003) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric search for the Philosopher's Stone so they can regain the bodies they lost in a failed attempt to bring their dead mother back to life.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Mushi-shi
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    Mushishi is set in an imaginary time between the Edo and Meiji periods, featuring some 19th-century technology but with Japan still as a "closed country." The story features ubiquitous creatures called Mushi that often display what appear as supernatural powers. It is implied that there are many more lifeforms more primitive than "normal" living things such as animals, plants, fungi and bacteria, and Mushi is the most primitive of all.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Durarara!!
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    Durarara!! (Brain's Base, 2010), often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the light novel by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. A young man looking for excitement moves to Ikebukuro, a district in Tokyo, where he finds a world of mystery in which the past and present mesh.... more on Wikipedia
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