Best New Anime Added to Netflix in April 2019

by @JRobinsonWoN
Published on April 18th, 2019, 6:14 am EST

We have some excellent new anime titles to report on for the month of April. With many more titles to look forward to in 2019, hopefully, some of the titles added this month will whet your appetite. 

Here are the latest anime titles on Netflix in April 2019:

Pokemon the Series: Sun & Moon (Season 2)

Seasons 2 | Episodes: 91
Release Date: April 1st

Since the first Pokemon series debuted in 1997, there has been a nearly countless amount of sequel series. With over 1000 episodes and 20 movies to the franchise name, Pokemon isn’t slowing down anytime soon.

The Plot

Ash Ketchum’s journey to becoming a Pokemon master continues as he and Pikachu travel to the region of Alola. With new friends to meet and new Pokemon to catch, Ash still has a lot to learn what on what it means to be a Pokemon trainer.

The Devil is a Part-Timer (Season 1)

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 13
Release Date: April 1st

A quirky take on the aspect of Heaven and Hell, The Devil is a Part-Timer became a pretty big deal in 2013. With only one season to its name, there are plenty of fans wishing for more.

The Plot

The devil will conquer the world! The world of the food court that is. After being defeated by the hero Emilia, Satan Jacob and his general Alciel flee to modern day Tokyo. Satan then takes a job at his local MgRonald in order to survive.

ULTRAMAN (Season 1) Netflix Original

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 13
Release Date: April 1st

The acquisition of Ultraman as an Original title was a ginormous statement of intent by Netflix. One of the largest and most influential franchises to date, the sequel series to the 1960s classic has already become one of the most popular anime on Netflix.

The Plot

Many years have passed since the events of the original Ultraman. Now perceived as a memory the legendary ‘Giant of Light’ is believed to have left earth and returned to his home planet. Shinjiro Hayata discovers that his father was the Ultraman. Taking the mantle from his father Shinjiro becomes the new Ultraman of the earth.

Rilakkuma and Kaoru (Season 1) Netflix Original

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 13
Release Date: April 19th

While Rilakkuma is no Hello Kitty nevertheless the loveable bear has fast become a mainstay in Japanese pop culture. One of the most popular ‘cutesy’ franchises in the past 15 years it’s surprising its taken so long for the bear to get his own anime. One of Netflix’s first stop-motion titles, the charming series will definitely find its place in the hearts of many.

The Plot

Her life might be a little mundane, but Kaoru gets to go home to Rilakkuma, her endearingly lazy roommate who happens to be a fuzzy toy bear.

Ingress the Animation (Season 1) Netflix Original

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 11
Release Date: April 30th

It’s been a long time coming but Ingress will finally arrive on Netflix in April. After huge delays in 2018 Ingress was pushed from a November release date to April. The anime series is based on the augmented virtual reality game of the same name. Thanks to the influence of the mobile game, it paved the way for popular AVR title Pokemon Go.

The Plot

The story follows special police investigator Makoto, who has the power to read the memories of objects he touches. While investigating a laboratory explosion that was researching an unknown substance called “XM”, he touches the ring of a woman who was the sole survivor of the explosion and sees a horrifying vision that embroils him in a massive conspiracy.

What anime titles have you been watching this month? Let us know in the comments below!

Jacob Robinson

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.