Netflix Picks Up 13 New Anime Series in Major Licensing Deal with Nippon TV

13 new anime series will be coming to Netflix thanks a non-exclusive deal signed with Nippon TV.

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In an effort to expand its ever-growing library of anime, Netflix recently signed a non-exclusive deal with the Japanese entertainment company, Nippon TV, which will see 13 of its most popular anime available to stream on Netflix around the world.

While Netflix may not be able to compete on the same level as competitor Crunchyroll, over the years Netflix has continued to license some of the most exciting new anime titles as Netflix Originals, or non-exclusively license some of the biggest anime titles around such as One Piece, Demon Slayer, and Attack on Titan.

The first of Netflix’s new licensed anime, Hunter x Hunter will be available to stream in 104 countries from September 2nd, 2022. Claymore will be available in 136 countries, meanwhile, UAE; Ouran High School Host Club will be available in a total 0f 190 countries.

Inoue Akane from Nippon TV had the following to say about the deal;

For many years, anime has been a driving force at Nippon TV where we have been producing hit anime titles such as “Hunter x Hunter,” “Death Note” and many more. With anime continuing to surge in popularity around the world, the timing could not be better for this exciting partnership with Netflix. I have no doubt anime fans will be talking about these titles the world over.

The following anime will be coming to Netflix globally;

  • Berserk – 25 Episodes
  • Claymore – 26 Episodes
  • Death Note – 37 Episodes
  • Death Note: Relight (2008)
  • Death Note: Relight 2 (2008)
  • From Me to You – 25 Episodes
  • From Me to You (Season 2) – 13 Episodes
  • Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting – 76 Episodes
  • Hunter x Hunter – 38 Episodes
  • Monster – 74 Episodes
  • Nana – 47 Episodes
  • Parasyte: The Maxim – 24 Episodes
  • UAE; Ouran High School Host Club

Which of the anime from Nippon TV are you excited to watch on Netflix? 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.