New Anime Released on Netflix

A comprehensive list of all the new anime on Netflix whether that’s new anime series or new anime movies.


June 1st, 2020

Mirai on Netflix
IMDb Logo 7.0/10 Rotten Tomatoes Logo 91% Metacritic Logo 81/100
Mirai (2018)
movie PG

Unhappy after his new baby sister displaces him, four-year-old Kun begins meeting people and pets from his family's history in their unique house.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Cast: Rebecca Hall, Daniel Dae Kim, John Cho, Crispin Freeman
Runtime: 98 min
Language: Japanese
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 31 nominations.
Megalo Box (Season 1)
series TV-MA

Created for the 50th anniversary of manga "Ashita No Joe," mechanized human fighters known as Megalo Boxers battle each other for boxing supremacy.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sport
Cast: Robbie Daymond, Greg Chun, Dorah Fine, Yoshimasa Hosoya
Runtime: 24 min
Language: Japanese
Cardcaptor Sakura (Seasons 1-2)
series TV-Y7-FV

After a young girl breaks the seal of a magical book, releasing the spirits of the cards inside, she must become a "Cardcaptor" and retrieve them.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Cast: Sakura Tange, Huyen Chi, Andrea Kwan, Junko Iwao
Runtime: 30 min
Language: Japanese

May 28th, 2020

Dorohedoro on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.2/10
Dorohedoro (Season 1)
series TV-MA

Amnesiac Caiman seeks to undo his lizard head curse by killing the sorcerer responsible, with his friend Nikaido's help. In the Hole, that's a threat.

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Cast: Wataru Takagi, Reina Kondou, Ken'yû Horiuchi, Yoshimasa Hosoya
Runtime: 25 min
Language: Japanese

May 22nd, 2020

Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre (2018)
standup PG

Two underwater siblings surviving on their own. A boy with a serious egg allergy. A man invisible to the rest of society. Three short animated tales.

Genre: Animated, Anime, Children
Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose, Akihiko Yamashita
Cast: Fumino Kimura, Rio Suzuki, Machiko Ono, Sota Shinohara, Kentaro Sakaguchi, Joe Odagiri
Runtime: 53 mins
Language: Japanese

May 15th, 2020

Parasyte: The Maxim (Season 1)
series TV-MA

A teenager battles an onslaught of parasites from space with help from Migi, a docile parasitic creature that's taken over his right hand.

Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Adam Gibbs, Aya Hirano, Brittney Karbowski, Nobunaga Shimazaki
Runtime: 22 min
Language: Japanese
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations.

May 1st, 2020

Monthly Girls' Nozaki Kun on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 7.7/10
Monthly Girls' Nozaki Kun (Season 1)
series TV-PG

Art imitates life when Chiyo discovers her crush is a famous artist who wants to use their budding relationship as inspiration for his romantic manga.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Cast: Yûichi Nakamura, Ari Ozawa, Juliet Simmons, Nobuhiko Okamoto
Runtime: 24 min
Language: Japanese

April 30th, 2020

DRIFTING DRAGONS on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 6.8/10
DRIFTING DRAGONS (Season 1)
series TV-14

Dragons are on the menu as the crew of the airship Quin Zaza sets out on a hunt. If they fail, empty stomachs will be the least of their worries.

Genre: Animation
Cast: Sora Amamiya, Makoto Furukawa, Kana Hanazawa, Tomoaki Maeno
Runtime: 23 min
Language: Japanese

April 23rd, 2020

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (Season 1)
series TV-14

After a global financial crisis, the world is engulfed in an AI-driven "sustainable war." It's up to Section 9 to counter new forms of cyber threats.

Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Cast: Atsuko Tanaka, Osamu Saka, Akio Otsuka, Koichi Yamadera, Yutaka Nakano, Toru Okawa
Language: Japanese

April 9th, 2020

Hi Score Girlon Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.0/10
Hi Score Girl (Season 2)
series TV-PG

A chronic gamer abysmally inept in academics and sports finally meets his match at his usual shady arcade -- and it's his rich classmate, Akira.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Cast: Kôhei Amasaki, Sayumi Suzushiro, Yûki Hirose, Johnny Yong Bosch
Language: Japanese

April 2nd, 2020

Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll on Netflix
Netflix Original
Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (2020)
movie TV-PG

A lonely young woman feels trapped at her all girls' school. But metal hands and heartfelt letters warm her heart when Violet becomes her tutor.

Genre: Anime
Director: Haruka Fujita
Cast: Yui Ishikawa, Minako Kotobuki, Aoi Yuki
Runtime: 90 mins
Language: Japanese
Sol Levante on Netflix
Netflix Original
Sol Levante (2020)
movie TV-14

A young warrior and her familiar search for the sacred place said to fulfill wishes. It's best not to anger the ancient guardians and spirits.

Genre: Anime
Director: Akira Saitoh
Runtime: 4 mins
Language: Japanese

April 1st, 2020

Saint Seiya (Seasons 5-6)
series TV-PG

A band of young warriors in magical armor vow to defend the reincarnation of Greek goddess Athena against evil forces and to return her to the throne.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Hideyuki Tanaka, Tôru Furuya, Ryô Horikawa, Kôichi Hashimoto
Runtime: 24 min
Language: Japanese

March 19th, 2020

Altered Carbon: Resleeved on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 7.0/10
Altered Carbon: Resleeved (2020)
movie TV-MA

On the planet Latimer, Takeshi Kovacs must protect a tattooist while investigating the death of a yakuza boss alongside a no-nonsense CTAC.

Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Runtime: 74 mins
Language: Japanese

March 18th, 2020

Lu Over the Wall (2017)
movie PG

Middle schooler Kai's depressing life in a boring fishing village changes drastically when a local mermaid named Lu joins his band.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Director: Masaaki Yuasa
Cast: Kanon Tani, Shôta Shimoda, Shin'ichi Shinohara, Akira Emoto
Runtime: 112 min
Language: Japanese
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations.

March 13th, 2020

BEASTARSon Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.4/10
BEASTARS (Season 1)
series TV-MA

In a world where beasts of all kinds coexist, a gentle wolf awakens to his own predatory urges as his school deals with a murder within its midst.

Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Chikahiro Kobayashi, Yuki Ono, Sayaka Senbongi, Takaaki Torashima
Runtime: 22 min
Language: Japanese

February 28th, 2020

JoJo's Bizarre Adventureson Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.4/10
JoJo's Bizarre Adventures (Season 2)
series TV-MA

Multiple generations of the Joestar family -- all with the same nickname -- confront supernatural villains through a series of time periods.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Cast: Matthew Mercer, Daisuke Ono, Fuminori Komatsu, Unshô Ishizuka
Runtime: 30 min
Language: Japanese
Awards: 2 nominations.

February 13th, 2020

Dragon Quest Your Story on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 4.2/10
Dragon Quest Your Story (2019)
movie TV-PG

Luca follows in his father's footsteps to rescue his mother from evil Ladja. Finding the heavenly hero who wields the Zenithian sword is his only hope.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Cast: Kasumi Arimura, Kentaro Sakaguchi, Takeru Satoh, Takayuki Yamada
Runtime: 102 mins
Language: Japanese

February 6th, 2020

Cagaster of an Insect Cage on Netflix
Netflix Original
Cagaster of an Insect Cage (Season 1)
series TV-MA

Thirty years after a disease that turns the infected into carnivorous insects emerged, a young exterminator and a teenage girl search for her mother.

Genre: Anime
Cast: Yoshimasa Hosoya, Kana Hanazawa, Natsuki Hanae, Takahiro Sakurai, Daisuke Namikawa, Toshiyuki Morikawa
Language: Japanese

February 1st, 2020

Pop Team Epic (Season 1)
series TV-14

This animated adaptation of the quirky four-panel comic brings the random exploits of Popuko and Pipimi to life.

Genre: Animation, Comedy
Cast: Tohru Adachi, Bryn Apprill, Shunsuke Itakura, Mikaela Krantz
Language: Japanese
No Game No Life (Season 1)
series TV-14

Legendary gamer siblings Sora and Shiro are transported to a world where life is a series of games and humanity is in grave danger of extinction.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Ai Kayano, Yôko Hikasa, Scott Gibbs
Runtime: 23 min
Language: Japanese
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? ()
series TV-14

Lovable goof Bell Cranel wants an adventure, and when he meets the diminutive goddess Hestia, he gets much more than he bargained for.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Cast: Saori Oonishi, Juri Kimura, Rie Murakawa, Minami Takahashi
Runtime: 25 min
Language: Japanese

January 23rd, 2020

SAINT SEIYA: Knights of the Zodiac on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 4.6/10
SAINT SEIYA: Knights of the Zodiac (Season 2)
series TV-14

Seiya and the Knights of the Zodiac rise again to protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena, but a dark prophecy hangs over them all.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Tomasz Baginski
Cast: Bryson Baugus, Marty Fleck, Adam Gibbs, Ty Mahany
Language: Japanese

January 16th, 2020

NiNoKuni (2020)
movie TV-14

Two average teens go on a magical quest to save the life of their friend and her counterpart from another world. But love complicates their journey.

Genre: Anime
Director: Yoshiyuki Momose
Cast: Kento Yamazaki, Mackenyu, Mei Nagano, Mamoru Miyano, Maaya Sakamoto, Yuki Kaji
Runtime: 106 mins
Language: Japanese

January 1st, 2020

Rurouni Kenshin (2 Seasons)
series TV-MA

A nomadic swordsman arrives at a martial arts school in Meiji-era Japan, where he lands in the middle of a conflict involving the opium trade.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Cast: Mayo Suzukaze, Junko Iwao, Nozomu Sasaki, Masami Suzuki
Runtime: 118 min
Language: Japanese