New Anime on Netflix in May 2024

Here's your preview of anime content coming to Netflix in May 2024.

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Compared to April, May is a quiet month for new anime on Netflix. That all could change within the next few weeks, but fans can look forward to an original new anime series and movie on Netflix in May 2024.

In case you missed it, April is a jam-packed month of new anime content on Netflix. You can also find the complete list of what’s coming to Netflix in May 2024 here.

New Netflix Original Anime on Netflix in May 2024

T.P Bon (Season 1)

Episodes: TBA
Genre: Adventure, Drama | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Atsumi Tanezaki, Akihasa Wakayama, Saho Shirasu, Yasuyuki Kase, Itou Setsuo
Netflix Release Date: May 2nd, 2024

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The manga from the late 1970s is getting its first anime adaptation since 1989, introducing an entirely new generation to the time travel adventure, which is exclusive to Netflix worldwide.

An ordinary high school student named Bon becomes part of a team of time-traveling agents tasked with saving people’s lives during historical events across different eras and locations around the globe.


Blood of Zeus (Season 2) N

New Episodes: TBA
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 30 Minutes
Cast: Jason O’Mara, Derek Phillips, Jessica Henwick, Elias Toufexis, Claudia Christian
Netflix Release Date: May 9th, 2024

Over three and a half years since the series debuted on Netflix, Blood of Zeus will finally return for its long-anticipated second season.

Heron, a commoner living in Ancient Greece, learns his true heritage as the son of Zeus and his destiny to save the world from a demonic army.


Pokémon Horizons: The Series (Part 2) N

Episodes: 12
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 24 Minutes
Cast: Minori Suzuki, Megumi Hayashibara, Daiki Yamashita, Yuka Terasaki, Taku Yashiro
Netflix Release Date: May 10th, 2024

The adventures of Liko and Roy continue in 12 exciting new episodes of Pokémon Horizons: The series!


Garouden: The Way of the Lone Wolf (Season 1) N

Episodes: TBA
Genre: Martial Arts | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Ryouta Takeuchi, Tetsu Inada, Rintarou Nishi, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Make Izawa
Netflix Release Date: May 23rd, 2024

Netflix has hyped the upcoming release of Garouden with the reveal that the animation studio NAZ has taken inspiration from real-life combat and incorporated real fighting techniques into the anime, giving us a layer of realism rarely seen in anime.

The sins of the past catch up with skilled martial arts fighter Juzo Fujimaki when he is blackmailed into fighting in a deadly underground martial arts tournament, all while struggling to deal with a determined detective hot on his trail and a three million yen bounty on his head.


New Netflix Original Anime Movies on Netflix in May 2024

My Oni Girl (2024) N

Director: Tomotaka Shibayama
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance | Runtime: 112 Minutes
Cast: Miyu Tomita, Kensho Ono
Netflix Release Date: May 24th, 2024

Studio Colorido’s collaboration with Netflix continues as the second film from the Tokyo-based studio arrives on the streaming service. Other films the studio has worked on that have arrived on Netflix recently are Suzume and One Piece Film: Red.

Despite his great effort to please other first-year high school students, Hiiragi Yatsuse has struggled to make new friends. His life changes in the blink of an eye on a summer’s day when he meets Tsumgi, an oni girl on a quest to find her mother.

New Licensed Anime Coming to Netflix in May 2024

Dr. Stone (Multiple Seasons)

Episodes: 24 or 36
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 24 Minutes
Cast: Yuusuke Kobayashi, Kengo Kawanishi, Gen Satou, Manami Numakura, Makoto Furukawa
Netflix Release Date: Season 1 May 1st – Season 2 May 15th

Three seasons of Dr. Stone have been released; however, we think Netflix will only receive two seasons at most—certainly a great way to introduce new fans to a fantastic anime series.

Taiju Oki is a typical high student, but his friend Senku Isigami is obsessed and adores science. When Taiju attempts to confess his feelings for classmate Yuzuriha Ogawa, disaster strikes, and a blinding flash of light seen around the world petrifies humanity. While trapped in stone for 3700 years, Taiju and Senku willed themselves to remain conscious and awake in a world covered in stone.


Jujutsu Kaisen (Season 1)

Episodes: 24
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 24 Minutes
Cast: Yuuichi Nakamura, Junya Enoki, Yuuma Uchida, Asami Seto, Kenjirou Tsuda
Netflix Release Date: May 1st, 2024

Jujutsu Kaisen has the anime world in a chokehold, and fans can’t get enough! A third season is on the way. However, Netflix will likely only be receiving the first season. That’s still 24 excellent binge-worthy episodes.

To save his Occult Research Club friends from a curse, high schooler Yuji Itadori swallows a cursed object that houses the extremely powerful curse Sukuna. Itadori can retain his body but is sentenced to death by the Jujutsu sorcerers, an order of influential cursed users that exorcise curses. His death sentence is postponed when Itadori agrees to join the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School, where he will learn how to use cursed energy and find the remaining fingers of Sakuna.


Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie (2021)

Director: Sunghoo Park
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 105 Minutes
Cast: Yuuichi Nakamura, Mikako Komatsu, Kouki Uchiyama, Megumi Ogata, Takahiro Sakurai
Netflix Release Date: May 1st, 2024

The story of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 takes place before the events of Jujutsu Kaisen and focuses on 16-year-old Yuuta Okkotsu, who struggles to contain the demonic curse that fuels his power.


The Quintessential Quintuplets (2 Seasons)

Seasons: 2 | Episodes: 24
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Runtime: 24 Minutes
Cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Kana Hanazawa, Ayana Taketatsu, Miku Itou, Ayana Sakura
Netflix Release Date: May 15th, 2024

The anime that launched a thousand online arguments, it’s time for Netflix subscribers to decide who their favorite Quintuplet is.

The story centers around Futaro Uesugi, the best-performing student at his high school. With his family in debt, he accepts a lucrative job tutoring the five underperforming identical Nakano quintuplets. Thanks to their rebellious natures and terrible grades, Uesugi bites off more than he can chew, but with his family’s livelihood on the line, he’s determined to see the Quintuplets graduate high school.


The Quintessential Quintuplets (2022)

Director: Masato Jinbô
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Runtime: 132 Minutes
Cast:
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Kana Hanazawa, Ayana Taketatsu, Miku Itou, Ayana Sakura
Netflix Release Date:
May 15th, 2024

The anime ended after only two seasons but concluded with its movie.

With the school’s upcoming cultural festival fast approaching, Futaro Uesugi must decide which of the five Nakano quintuplets he loves, as all five have fallen head over heels for their tutor. His decision will lead to his wedding, where the quintuplets have one final test in place for Uesugi.


What anime are you looking forward to watching on Netflix in May 2024? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.