Anime Series Coming to Netflix in 2019

Over the past few years, Netflix has dedicated a lot of time and money to bring more anime into its content library. By the end of 2018, there are 35 Original anime series and movies, not to mention all the other titles available, it’s a great time to be a fan of anime with a Netflix subscription. And it’s only going to get better! Below are all the upcoming anime titles coming to Netflix in 2019!

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Last updated: May 23rd 2019

Netflix has recently announced that even more anime titles will be on their way in 2019 and beyond! New titles such as Dragon’s Dogma, Ghost in the Shell and Super Crooks are on the way!


Cannon Busters Netflix Original

Release Date: Spring 2019
Studio: Satelight
Episodes: 12
English Dub: Yes

Cannon Busters is based on the comic book of the same name. First published in 2005, it has only published a few issues. In 2014 co-creator of the series LeSean Thomas started a crowdfunding campaign for the series to be adapted into an animated series. The pilot was released to those that backed the project and in August of 2017, Netflix made the announcement that the series would be adapted into a twelve episode season. The series was meant to be released on March 1st but the release date has been pushed back to an unconfirmed date.

The Plot

In the land of Gearbolt, a motley crew of travelers goes on an unforgettable journey to reunite two best friends.  S.A.M, a high-end friendship droid, is joined by a quirky, discarded maintenance robot named Casey Turnbuckle, an out-dated repair bot that loves to get its hands dirty and is looking for an upgrade. Also along for the campaign is the brash, deadly fugitive Philly the Kid. Philly is looking for a quick score. Together, the unlikely trio embarks on an unforgettable journey in a fantastic and dangerous world in search of S.A.M’s best friend, the heir to a kingdom under siege.


Kakegurui Netflix (Season 2) Netflix Original

Release Date: June 13th, 2019
Studio: MAPPA
Episodes: 12
English Dub: Yes

Fans will be ecstatic to hear that season 2 of Kakegurui will be coming to Netflix later this year! The popular gambling anime left fans wanting more after its fun and ecchi take on gambling in high school back in February of 2018. The release for Season 2 has been scheduled for June 13th!

The Plot

In the private academy of Hykakkaou, it isn’t your athletic ability or your academic skills that gets you to the top of the school. It’s your skill to read your opponent and to destroy them in a game of Poker or Black Jack. When newcomer Yumeko Jabami arrives at the school she shakes the very foundations of it to its core after as she teaches the students what it means to be a real gambler.


Aggretsuko (Season 2) Netflix Original

Release Date: June 14th, 2019
Studio: Fanworks
Episodes: 11
English Dub: Yes

Aggretsuko returns to Netflix once more in June 2019. After a great first season, the adorable metalhead Red-Panda has gained a considerable fan-following.

The Plot

Another day and another dollar for 25-year-old Red-Panda Retsuko. Her modesty and diminutiveness lead to her being exploited by her lazy colleagues and whether it be sexist and misogynistic remarks by her boss and being annoyed by her condescending co-workers Retusko has a unique way of relieving her stress… singing death metal at her local Karaoke bar.


Neon Genesis Evangelion Netflix Original

Release Date: June 21st, 2019
Studio: Gainax
Episodes: 26 & 2 Movies
English Dub: Yes

It can’t be understated the cultural significance that this anime series had on the industry. This series has been credited for revitalizing the Anime industry during the mid-’90s. The franchise overall by 2015 had been reported to of made ¥700 Billion (Roughly $6 Billion).

The Plot

In the year 2015, the world is on the cusp of destruction after the ‘Second Impact’ brings a global cataclysm. The life Shinji Ikari changes forever as after he is summoned to Tokyo by his father. Shinji’s father Gendou is the head of Nerv, an organization that utilizes the mechas known as Evangelions to battle the invading alien force. Shinji is taken into the very depths of Nerv and is granted a new destiny as he pilots Evangelion Unit-01, with that fate of the world on his and Nerv shoulder’s they must unite together to save the Earth.


Forest of Piano (Season 2) Netflix Original

Release Date: June 24th
Studio: Gaina
Episodes: 12
English Dub: Yes

The first season debuted on Netflix in September 2018 and was well received by fans (except for the CGI). The series has since begun its second season and Japan and can be expected to finish in April. Once an English Dub has been produced we can expect to see the next season arrive on Netflix. We expect an August or September release date but its possible the series will arrive sooner.

The Plot

The series follows two young boys, the prodigy Kai Inchinose and piano student Shuhei Amamiya. Kai lives in the red light district but escapes from his home at night to play piano in the middle of the forest at night. After being picked on by bullies Shuhei is dared to go into the forest play music on the abandoned piano, where he meets Kai and they soon become friends. Kai is the only one able to play on the abandoned Piano, impressed by his ability Shuhei asks him to take Piano lessons. Kai is resistant to taking lessons to refine his technique even after earning the respect of Shuhei’s teacher former Master Pianist Sosuke Ajino. It isn’t until Kai hears Sosuke play a piece of music from Chopin that he can’t play himself he finally gives in.


7 Seeds Netflix Original

Release Date: June 28th 2019
Studio: GONZO
Episodes: Unknown
English Dub: Yes

7 Seeds is based on the manga of the same name by author Yumi Tamura. The manga series debuted in 2001 and only ended in May 2017. In total 177 chapters were released across 35 volumes. It’s unknown how many episodes the first season has but we could potentially see 2 seasons of anime if they cover most of the source material. It was announced by the production studio that release has been pushed back to June 2019 after animation delays.

The Plot

In the not too distant future, the world has a cataclysmic event that has seen all life on earth wiped off the face of the planet. Having foreseen this potential outcome the government selected 5 sets of seven young men and women and placed them into cryogenic sleep. Upon awakening, the remaining humans are placed into teams and thrust into the harsh new world.


Knights of the Zodiacs: Saint Seiya Netflix Original

Release Date: July 19th, 2019
Studio: Toei Animation
Episodes: 12
English Dub: TBC

The Saint Seiya franchise is massive in Japan and has been around for over three decades. Written by Masami Kurumada, it has gone on to create spin-offs, movies, and video games. This is a massive acquisition for Netflix and just goes to show they mean business when it comes to streaming anime.

The Plot

The story follows an orphan, Seiya, as he is forced to go to a sanctuary in Greece to obtain the Bronze Cloth of the Pegasus constellation. The cloth is, in fact, a protective armor worn by the Greek goddess Athena and her 88 warriors known as Saints. Seiya soon becomes the Pegasus Saint and goes on a quest to search for his missing sister.


Kengen Ashura Netflix Original

Release Date: July 31st, 2019
Studio: Larx Entertainment
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

We’ll have to wait till next year for the anime adaptation of Kengun Ashura. The gladiatorial manga has become massively popular since its first release in 2012. Based on the manga of the same name, the anime promises to brutal in its combat. The series will arrive on Netflix sometime in the third quarter of 2019 (July/August/September).

The Plot

Tokita Ashura takes part in gladiatorial combat that has been in tradition since the Edo periods of Japan. Using his spectacular fighting abilities to crush his opponents in winner-takes-all matches, he catches the of eye big business owners and the head the Nogi Group itself, Nogi Hideki.


Carole & Tuesday Netflix Original

Release Date: Q3 2019
Studio: Bones
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

The music of Carole & Tuesday is being produced by Japanese record label Flying Dog. The record label has produced some fantastic music for other anime titles and has some amazing performers signed to them. Carole & Tuesday will air on Japanese network Fuji Tv first, but Netflix will also stream the series in Japan first before a worldwide release. The series debuts on April 10th, and assuming it runs for 13 episodes the finale will air on July 3rd, thus we can expect a worldwide release date sometime in late Q3 (September).

The Plot

In the not too distant future, Humanity has colonized Mars. 50 years on from when the first colony settled humanity has entered into a new age of culture produced by A.I. 2 young women who aspire to become musicians have a fateful encounter and soon the pair starts a movement of music they didn’t think was possible.


Levius Netflix Original

Release Date: Winter 2019
Studio: Polygon Pictures
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: Yes

Information regarding Levius is very limited at the time of writing this update. The animation for Levius has been shot in a CGI format, very similar to the same art style that Polygon used for the recent Godzilla trilogy. From what we’ve seen of the trailer so far we can’t what to see what Levius has in store for us!

The Plot

The official synopsis has been given by Netflix:

In an age where devices are powered by steam, technology that fuses bodies to machinery makes cyber-boxing fights immensely popular. A young man named Levius is drawn into these fights through what can only be destiny, but his talents will be what determines his future.


Gods & Heroes Netflix Original

Release Date: TBC
Studio: Powerhouse
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: Yes

From the writers that brought you Immortals (2011) and Death Note (2017) alongside Powerhouse animation are bringing to you a Greek mythology Original anime series. The plot will see a brand story based on the mythology of the Greeks. A release date is to be confirmed but we could potentially see a 2019 release date.

The Plot

Chronicling the illegitimate son of Zeus, a young man is tasked with saving heaven and earth despite the interference of a vengeful goddess and her monstrous forces.


Pacific Rim Netflix Original

Release Date: TBC
Studio: Legendary Entertainment
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: Yes

The series will act as a sequel in the universe of the Pacific Rim and expand upon the story of the first two films.

The Plot

Two siblings in search for their parents are forced to pilot an abandoned Jaeger to cross their hostile world.


Altered Carbon Netflix Original

Release Date: TBC
Studio: Anima
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: Yes

The universe of Altered Carbon could be a spectacle to behold as an anime. With the world similar in look to Blade Runner and Ghost in the Shell, the futuristic neon jungle is a sci-fi favorite.

The Plot

The anime will take place in the same universe as the series but will expand upon the mythology of the world.


Cagaster of an Insect Cage Netflix Original

Release Date: TBC
Studio: Gonzo
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

The series is based on the manga of the same name by author Kacho Hashimoto. Gonzo will be animating the series and if its anything like Hellsing or Afro Samurai we can expect a visual beauty.

The Plot

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, a disease that turns humans into monstrous insects has ravaged humanity. In this world, a young couple struggles to survive in the post-apocalyptic world.


Dragon’s Dogma Netflix Original

Release Date: 2020
Studio: Sublimation
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

Capcom’s popular fantasy franchise is receiving its very own anime! Netflix has partnered with Sublimation to bring the series to the small screen. It’s unclear how the series will be animated but from the previous work Sublimation has carried out for other titles it will likely be CGI.

The Plot

On the continent of Gransys, a brave knight goes on a journey to find his heart after it’s stolen by Dragon. The appearance of the Dragon signals the end of days and the beginning of the apocalypse. Now an ‘Arisen’ the brave knight is destined to face the dragon, must reclaim his heart and stop the apocalypse by slaying the beast.


Yasuke Netflix Original

Release Date: TBC
Studio: MAPPA
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

Yasuke was the very first non-Japanese samurai in recorded history that served under the warlord Oda Nobunaga. Emmy nominated studio Flying Lotus is in charge of composing the music for the series.

The Plot

In the war-torn era of feudal Japan, a retired ronin (a wandering samurai who had no lord or master) takes up arms once again after he is charged with the task of transporting a child to safety. The mysterious child is being hunted by dark forces that wish it dead forcing the ronin to bring his sword out of retirement and fight once more.


Trese Netflix Original

Release Date: TBC
Studio: BASE Entertainment
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

Trese is based on the graphic novel of the same name by creators Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldissimo. Executive producer Jay Olivia has previously worked on titles such as Wonder Woman and The Legend of Korra. Production of the series will be split between the Singapore and Jakarta studios of BASE Entertainment.

The Plot

The story is based upon Philippine folklore of mythical creatures that live in hiding amongst humans. Protagonist Alexandra Trese goes up against the criminal underworld of Manila who’s crime bosses consist of supernatural beings.


Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 Netflix Original

Release Date: 2020
Studio: Production I.G.
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

The new Ghost in the Shell anime will be a reboot of the popular anime franchise of the same name. Details have been sparse on the anime but the expected release is 2020.


Super Crooks Netflix Original

Release Date: 2020
Studio: Bones.INC
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

You’ll be hearing more and more about the Millarworld franchise as brand new titles are announced. The Millarworld has some absolutely phenomenal stories that are being adopted by Netflix over the next few years and suffice to say we can’t wait to see them all. The first to receive an anime adaptation is the super-villain comic Super Crooks. The comic currently has 4 volumes and has run since 2012. Bones is the studio animating the title, to which some fans will recognize are the producers of popular anime franchise My Hero Academia.

The Plot

With the appearance of so many super villains, the authorities are trying even harder to subdue them. Tired of a saturated market and the authorities constantly hounding them a team of supervillains head to Spain to carry out a legendary last heist.


Spriggan Netflix Original

Release Date: 2020
Studio: David Production
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

Spriggan ran from 1988 to 1996 for a total of 11 volumes to which only 2 adaptations of the franchise have been carried out. A video game was produced for the PlayStation in 1999 and a year prior a film adaptation was released in Japan. It’s been over 2 decades since the release of the film and the franchise is finally getting its own anime.

The Plot

Many years ago an ancient civilization once ruled the Earth but ultimately destroyed themselves. Leaving messages to future generations to find, they detail how to use the powerful creations they used. Various factions begin to search for the mysterious artifacts in the order to use them against their enemies. Standing in their way is the ARCAM Corporation and their elite squadron of soldiers known as Spriggans.


Vampire in the Garden Netflix Original

Release Date: 2020
Studio: WIT Studio
Episodes: TBC
English Dub: TBC

Not much is know about Vampire in the Garden as there isn’t any source material. The series will be produced by WIT who is responsible for the development of the popular Attack on Titan franchise.

The Plot

A story about an unlikely friendship between human and vampire race that intertwines with the power or music.


Renewed Anime

AnimeSeason NumberStatusRelease Date
Aggretsuko2RenewedTBC 2019
B The Beginning2RenewedTBC 2019
Forest of Piano2RenewedTBC 2019
Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler2RenewedQ3 2019

Non-Renewed Anime

AnimeNext Season NumberStatusLikelihood of Renewal
A.I.C.O. -Incarnation-2EndedN/A
Ajin: Demi-Human3Not Renewed6/10*
Children of the Whales2Not Renewed5/10*
Devilman Crybaby2Not Renewed2/10*
Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan2Not Renewed7/10*
Fate/Apocrypha2Not Renewed2/10*
ID-02Not Renewed6/10*
Knights of Sidonia3Not Renewed8/10*
Kuromukuro3Not Renewed6/10*
Little Witch Academia2Not Renewed7/10*
Lost Song (TV series)2EndedN/A
Sword Gai2Not Renewed4/10*

Are you excited for the upcoming anime titles? Let us know in the comments below which ones you’re looking forward to.

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