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.


April 29th, 2021

Yasuke on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.2/10
Yasuke (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

A peaceful boatman once known as the Black Samurai is pulled back into conflict when he takes a little girl with mysterious powers under his wing.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Cast: LaKeith Stanfield, Takehiro Hira, Maya Tanida, Ian Chen, Gwendoline Yeo, Ming-Na Wen
Runtime: 30 mins

April 16th, 2021

Bakugan: Geogan Rising (Season 1)

Language: English TV-Y7

The Awesome Brawlers band together to fight off a powerful enemy determined to break the bond between Earth and Vestroia, the Bakugan's home planet.

Genre: Kids, Anime
Cast: Jonah Wineberg, Margarita Valderrama, Deven Christian Mack, Jaimee Joe Gonzaga, Sharjil Rasool, Will Bowes

April 15th, 2021

GANTZ:O (2016)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

Teams of recently deceased people who've been revived and given high-tech weapons must cooperate to defeat an army of monsters in Tokyo and Osaka.

Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Yasushi Kawamura, Kei'ichi Sato
Cast: Daisuke Ono, Mao Ichimichi, Tomohiro Kaku, Saori Hayami
Runtime: 95 min

April 8th, 2021

The Way of the Househusband on Netflix
Netflix Original
The Way of the Househusband (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

After disappearing from the underworld, the legendary yakuza Tatsu, "the Immortal Dragon," resurfaces -- as a fiercely devoted stay-at-home husband.

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Cast: Jun Fukushima, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Mao Ichimichi, Shizuka Itô
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2 Seasons)

Language: Japanese 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, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Cast: Matthew Mercer, Unshô Ishizuka, Daisuke Ono, Fuminori Komatsu
Runtime: 30 min
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations.

April 1st, 2021

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)

Language: Japanese PG-13

King Regis of Lucis orders his Kingsglaive warriors to stop the army of Niflheim before it invades and steals the crystal that gives Lucis its power.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Director: Takeshi Nozue
Cast: Aaron Paul, Lena Headey, Sean Bean, Adrian Bouchet
Runtime: 110 min
Awards: 2 nominations.

March 18th, 2021

B: The Beginning on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 7.2/10
B: The Beginning (Season 2)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force just as serial killer "B" emerges. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ally, or a target.

Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Hiroaki Hirata, Hiroki Touchi, Asami Seto, Johnny Yong Bosch
Runtime: 25 min

March 5th, 2021

Pokémon Journeys: The Series on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 6.1/10
Pokémon Journeys: The Series (Part 4)

Language: English TV-Y7

Young trainer Ash and his new friend Goh become research fellows at Professor Cerise's laboratory, traveling all over the world to learn about Pokémon.

Genre: Anime
Cast: Ikue Otani, Sarah Natochenny, Zeno Robinson, James Carter Cathcart, Michele Knotz, Cherami Leigh

March 4th, 2021

Pacific Rim: The Black (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

After Kaiju ravage Australia, two siblings pilot a Jaeger to search for their parents, encountering new creatures, seedy characters and chance allies.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Cast: Gideon Adlon, Calum Worthy, Erica Lindbeck, Victoria Grace, Andrew McPhee

March 1st, 2021

TIGER & BUNNY (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

In an alternate New York City protected by a band of superheroes called NEXT, veteran Wild Tiger is forced to team up with rookie Barnaby Brooks Jr.

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Cast: Hiroaki Hirata, Masakazu Morita, Yuri Lowenthal, Michael McConnohie
Awards: 4 wins & 3 nominations.

February 25th, 2021

High-Rise Invasion (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

High schooler Yuri finds herself atop a skyscraper in a strange world, where she must survive against masked assailants bent on killing their prey.

Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Haruka Shiraishi, Shiki Aoki, Akira Sekine, Junya Enoki, Yuuichirou Umehara, Megumi Ogata

February 18th, 2021

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan on Netflix
Netflix Original
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

A popular manga creator becomes enmeshed in paranormal events while conducting research: Stand User Kishibe Rohan visits Italy, goes bankrupt and more.

Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Cast: Takahiro Sakurai, Hiroki Takahashi, Koki Uchiyama, Mai Nakahara, Kaori Mizuhashi, Yuki Kaji

January 22nd, 2021

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

After a demon attack leaves his family slain and his sister cursed, Tanjiro embarks upon a perilous journey to find a cure and avenge those he's lost.

Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Cast: Natsuki Hanae, Zach Aguilar, Abby Trott, Aleks Le
Runtime: 25 min
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination.

January 15th, 2021

Kuroko's Basketball (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

Five middle school basketball stars went to separate high schools, and now Tetsuya Kuroko and Seirin High are making their play for glory.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Cast: Kenshô Ono, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Yuki Ono, Hirofumi Nojima
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 1 win.

December 16th, 2020

Marvel Anime: X-Men (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

A year after their dissolution, the X-Men are re-assembled by Professor Charles Xavier to investigate the kidnapping of young mutants in Japan.

Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Cast: Toshiyuki Morikawa, Rikiya Koyama, Katsunosuke Hori, Aya Hisakawa, Kaori Yamagata, Yoshiko Sakakibara
Marvel Anime: Wolverine (1 Season)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Logan, aka mutant X-Man Wolverine, is on a quest to reclaim the love of his life -- whose crime lord father is planning an arranged marriage for her.

Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Cast: Rikiya Koyama, Romi Park, Fumiko Orikasa, Hidekatsu Shibata, Kazuki Yao, Masato Hagiwara

December 4th, 2020

Pokémon Journeys: The Series on Netflix
Netflix Original
Pokémon Journeys: The Series (Part 3)

Language: Japanese TV-Y

Young trainer Ash and his new friend Goh become research fellows at Professor Cerise's laboratory, traveling all over the world to learn about Pokémon.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Cast: Ikue Otani, Sarah Natochenny, Zeno Robinson, James Carter Cathcart, Michele Knotz, Cherami Leigh
Runtime: 24 min

November 25th, 2020

Great Pretender on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.0/10
Great Pretender (Season 2)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

Supposedly Japan's greatest swindler, Makoto Edamura gets more than he bargained for when he tries to con Laurent Thierry, a real world-class crook.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Cast: Wolf Williams, Alan Lee, Aaron Phillips, Kausar Mohammed

October 1st, 2020

Sword Art Online (Season 3)

Language: Japanese TV-14

A video game whiz helps create a new technology that enables players to guide their online avatars with their own bodies -- but a dark twist emerges.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook, Cherami Leigh
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (Season 2)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Young chef Soma enters the prestigious Totsuki Culinary Academy, where he must emerge victorious in over-the-top cooking battles or face expulsion.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Minami Takahashi, Maaya Uchida, Ai Kayano
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 2 nominations.

September 30th, 2020

Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) (Season 3)

Language: Japanese TV-14

In Victorian London, 12-year-old business magnate Ciel Phantomhive thwarts dangers to the queen as he's watched over by his demon butler, Sebastian.

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Michael C. Pizzuto, J. Michael Tatum, Brina Palencia, Daisuke Ono
Runtime: 24 min

September 20th, 2020

Black Butler (Season 2)

Language: Japanese TV-14

In Victorian London, 12-year-old business magnate Ciel Phantomhive thwarts dangers to the queen as he's watched over by his demon butler, Sebastian.

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Michael C. Pizzuto, J. Michael Tatum, Brina Palencia, Daisuke Ono
Runtime: 24 min

September 11th, 2020

Pokémon Journeys: The Series on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 7.5/10
Pokémon Journeys: The Series (Part 2)

Language: Japanese TV-Y

Young trainer Ash and his new friend Goh become research fellows at Professor Cerise's laboratory, traveling all over the world to learn about Pokémon.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Cast: Ikue Ôtani, Rica Matsumoto, Rodger Parsons, Kayzie Rogers
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 1 nomination.

September 10th, 2020

The Idhun Chronicles (Season 1)

Language: Spanish TV-14

A boy suddenly orphaned fights his parents' killer to save a planet, and discovers a new world of danger -- and wonder.

Genre: Animation, Anime
Cast: Itzan Escamilla, Michelle Jenner, Nico Romero, Sergio Mur

September 1st, 2020

The Promised Neverland (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

When three gifted kids learn that their isolated orphanage isn't the haven they thought, they vow to lead the other children in a risky escape plan.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Sumire Morohoshi, Maaya Uchida, Mariya Ise, Yuhko Kaida, Nao Fujita, Shinei Ueki
Runtime: 30 min