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.


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
Blue Exorcist (Season 2)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Determined to throw off the curse of being Satan's illegitimate son, Rin enters the True Cross Academy to become an exorcist, just like his mentor.

Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Cast: Nobuhiko Okamoto, Bryce Papenbrook, Jun Fukuyama, Johnny Yong Bosch
Runtime: 30 min
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Fate/Grand Order -First Order- (2016)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Discovering that humanity is facing extinction, a new recruit to the Chaldea Security Organization goes back in time in order to save the future.

Genre: Animation
Director: Hitoshi Nanba
Cast: Nobunaga Shimazaki, Rie Takahashi, Madoka Yonezawa, Ken'ichi Suzumura
Runtime: 74 min
Awards: 2 nominations.
Erased (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Satoru Fujinuma can travel back in time to save others' lives. When he wakes up 18 years in the past, he has a chance to save his murdered classmates.

Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Ben Diskin, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Michelle Ruff, Minami Takayama
Runtime: 30 min
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations.
Children of the Sea (2019)

Language: Japanese TV-PG

Ruka spends her summer at the aquarium, where she's drawn into an enigmatic aquatic event alongside two mysterious boys raised in the ocean.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Director: Ayumu Watanabe
Cast: Mana Ashida, Hiiro Ishibashi, Seishû Uragami, Win Morisaki
Runtime: 111 min
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination.

August 20th, 2020

Great Pretender on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.4/10
Great Pretender (Season 1)

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: Natsumi Fujiwara, Chiaki Kobayashi, Mie Sonozaki, Jun'ichi Suwabe

August 14th, 2020

Zoids Wild (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-Y7

A quest for freedom and legendary treasure begins when a cheerful young adventurer follows his father's footsteps to become the greatest Zoids hunter.

Genre: Anime, Kids, Animated
Cast: Kensho Ono, Takahiro Sakurai, Mikako Komatsu, Etsuko Kozakura, Subaru Kimura, Kaito Ishikawa

August 6th, 2020

The Seven Deadly Sinson Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 8.1/10
The Seven Deadly Sins (Season 4 - Imperial Wrath of the Gods)

Language: Japanese TV-14

When a kingdom is taken over by tyrants, the deposed princess begins a quest to find a disbanded group of evil knights to help take back her realm.

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Cast: Yûki Kaji, Rintarou Nishi, Misaki Kuno, Bryce Papenbrook
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 1 nomination.

August 1st, 2020

Toradora! (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Menacing in appearance but gentle at heart, Ry?ji forms an unlikely friendship with Taiga, a tiny girl with a sharp tongue and a tough attitude.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cast: Rie Kugimiya, Junji Majima, Yui Horie, Hirofumi Nojima
Runtime: 24 min
Awards: 3 nominations.
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

In a world where humans are divided between the land and the sea, four childhood friends from the ocean must attend middle school on the surface.

Genre: Anime
Cast: Natsuki Hanae, Kana Hanazawa, Ai Kayano, Ryota Osaka, Kaito Ishikawa

July 9th, 2020

Japan Sinks: 2020 (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

After catastrophic earthquakes devastate Japan, one family's resolve is tested on a journey of survival through the sinking archipelago.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Cast: Reina Ueda, Masaki Terasoma, Yûko Sasaki, Tomomi Muranaka

June 30th, 2020

BNA on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 7.2/10
BNA (Season 1)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Morphed into a raccoon beastman, Michiru seeks refuge, and answers, with the aid of wolf beastman Shirou inside the special zone of Anima-City.

Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Cast: Sumire Morohoshi, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Gara Takashima, Maria Naganawa

June 21st, 2020

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (Season 1)

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.

June 18th, 2020

A Whisker Away (2020)

Language: Japanese TV-PG

A peculiar girl transforms into a cat to catch her crush's attention. But before she realizes it, the line between human and animal starts to blur.

Genre: Animation
Director: Jun'ichi Satô, Tomotaka Shibayama
Cast: Natsuki Hanae, Hiroaki Ogi, Mirai Shida, Kôichi Yamadera
Runtime: 104 mins

June 12th, 2020

Pokémon Journeys: The Series on Netflix
Netflix Original
Pokémon Journeys: The Series (Part 1)

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, Kids
Cast: Ikue Otani, Sarah Natochenny, Zeno Robinson, James Carter Cathcart, Michele Knotz, Cherami Leigh
ONE PIECE (4 Seasons)

Language: Japanese TV-14

Monkey D. Luffy sails with his crew of Straw Hat Pirates through the Grand Line to find the treasure One Piece and become the new king of the pirates.

Genre: Anime, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Cast: Mayumi Tanaka, Akemi Okamura, Kazuya Nakai, Kappei Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Hirata, Ikue Otani
Okko's Inn (2018)

Language: Japanese PG

After losing her parents, a young girl learns about grief and healing from a friendly ghost who lives in her grandmother's traditional Japanese inn.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Director: Kitarô Kôsaka
Cast: Seiran Kobayashi, Nana Mizuki, Satsumi Matsuda, Rina Endô
Runtime: 94 min
Awards: 2 nominations.

June 5th, 2020

BAKI on Netflix
Netflix Original
IMDb Logo 6.7/10
BAKI (Part 3)

Language: Japanese TV-MA

While martial arts champion Baki Hanma trains hard to surpass his legendary father, five violent death row inmates descend upon Tokyo to take him on.

Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Cast: Tôru Furuya, Kirk Thornton, Troy Baker, Nobunaga Shimazaki
Runtime: 45 min

June 1st, 2020

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

Language: Japanese 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
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 31 nominations.