Best New Anime Added to Netflix: December 2018 – February 2019

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It’s been a slow start to the new year for Anime on Netflix. Usually we’d have produced a monthly article showcasing the latest additions of anime on Netflix, instead, we’ve compiled the latest additions for the months of January and February, along with any titles we didn’t report on December 2018! Here are your new anime additions for the months of December 2018 to February 2019.

Aggretsuko: We Wish You a Metal Christmas Netflix Original

Netflix Air Date: 12/20/2018
Studio: Rarecho
Episodes: 1
English Dub: Yes

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Aggretsuko the adorable death-metal singing Red Panda was a smash hit when the series debuted in April of 2018. The Christmas special was also a great hit with fans and left many clamoring for more Aggretsuko.

The Plot

Retsuko becomes so obsessed with getting likes on Instagram that she forgets to make plans for Christmas Eve.

The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky

Netflix Air Date: 12/31/2018
Studio: A-1 Pictures
English Dub: Yes

The Seven Deadly Sins is arguably the flagship anime Original on Netflix. With 3 excellent seasons on Netflix already, fans were ecstatic to see that the film also arrived on Netflix at the end of 2018. While the film hasn’t been given an Original status it was a nice stocking filler for fans waiting for the fourth season of the popular anime.

The Plot

In the sky of Liones, a race of winged humanoids descended from Angels protect an evil sealed 3000 years ago. When members of the Demon Clan known as The Six Black Knights attempt to release this evil, it is up to the members of The Seven Deadly Sins to help stop this evil from being resurrected.


Netflix Air Date: 01/01/2019
Studio: Shuka
Episodes: 12
English Dub: Yes

While Durarara!!X2 isn’t ‘new’ it’s a welcome re-addition to be sure. Sadly Netflix only has 12 of the 39 episodes that the series has to offer. Hopefully, Netflix will be able to add more episodes at a future date.

The Plot

Six months after turmoil rocked the city of Ikebukuro, peace has returned. But the headless Celty still rides, and a new scheme is afoot.

Detective Conan

Netflix Air Date: 01/04/2019 (Readded)
Studio: TMS Entertainment
Episodes: 52
English Dub: Yes

One of the longest mainstays in both manga and anime history Detective Conan has a huge amount of history in Japan. With almost 1000 episodes under its belt, it’s a shame that Netflix couldn’t acquire more content under its re-addition to the network. With only 52 episodes available to stream Netflix has a long way to go to please fans with more Detective Conan.

The Plot

Turned into a young boy by a sinister potion, teen sleuth Conan helps solve baffling crimes while tracking down the nefarious agents who poisoned him.

Godzilla: The Planet Eater Netflix Original

Netflix Air Date: 01/09/2019
Studio: Polygon Pictures / Toho Animation
English Dub: Yes

The third and final entry in the animated Godzilla trilogy, the release was highly anticipated amongst invested subscribers. The CGI style animation has left certain fans on a 50/50 split but nevertheless many millions of subscribers have enjoyed the trilogy worldwide.

The Plot

With the earth alliance weakened, Haruo weighs siding with the Exif, whose death cult is summoning a monster that can destroy the world.

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

Netflix Air Date: 02/01/2019
Studio: 3Hz
Episodes: 12
English Dub: Yes

Sword Art Online is definitely one of the most popular anime titles on Netflix. Not only is it popular on Netflix but the franchise as a whole has grown massively worldwide over the past few years. This series is a spin-off of the popular series and takes place within the game played throughout the the first half of season 2 of Sword Art Online. For anyone looking to ease themselves into anime make sure to give Sword Art Online a try.

The Plot

College student Karen takes up Gun Gale Online and gets a reputation as the Pink Demon. Then her gaming buddy Pitohui asks her to join the Squad Jam.

What anime titles have you been watching 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.