The Best Mystery Anime on Netflix

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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  • 1
    217 VOTES
    Death Note
    Video: YouTube
    A high-school student discovers a supernatural notebook that grants its user the ability to kill.
    • Category: Comic Book Series
    217 votes
  • 2
    65 VOTES
    Case Closed
    Video: YouTube
    An ace detective who has been turned into a child adopts a new identity to solve various mysteries.
    • Category: TV Program
    65 votes
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
    Video: YouTube
    Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric search for the Philsopher's Stone.
    • Category: TV Program
    76 votes
  • 4
    62 VOTES


    Video: YouTube
    62 votes
  • 5
    21 VOTES
    Video: YouTube
    Durarara!!×2 (Tokyo MX, 2015) is a Japanese supernatural action anime series based on the light novel series by Ryoga Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda from Shuka animation studio, and the second season of Durarara!!. Peace in Ikebukuro is short-lived when an unknown evil force rises as a new threat.
    • Category: TV Program
    21 votes
  • 6
    32 VOTES
    Video: YouTube
    This action-packed anime series is based on the novels with the same name, written by Ryohgo Narita.
    • Category: TV Program
    32 votes