Each passing year, the quality of anime on Netflix gets better, and the number of anime titles arriving continues to grow. Twenty-twenty has been a stacked year so far, and 2021 is already beginning to take shape as another excellent year for anime on Netflix. We’ll be keeping track of all of the latest announcements and upcoming anime coming to Netflix in 2021.
N = Netflix Original
Here are the anime series coming to Netflix in 2021:
Beastars (Season 2) N
Netflix Release Date: July 15th, 2021
Studio: Orange | Episodes: 12
Beastars set the anime community alight upon its release in late 2019 and has since become one of the most popular series to be streamed on Netflix. Continuing to be aired in Japan, once the series has finished its broadcast, fans can look forward to the series return to Netflix in July 2021.
n a society of anthropomorphic animals, the culture is divided amongst herbivores and carnivores. At Cherryton Academy, Legosi, a large but timid and quiet wolf is a member of the school’s drama club, working as a stagehand. The club is run by the star pupil Louis, a red deer. After the death and devouring of a student, the alpaca Tem, a wave of distrust rocks the school as the herbivores and carnivores are at odds. To make life even more complicated for Legosi, he has a fateful encounter with the dwarf rabbit Haru and soon develops very complicated feelings for her.
Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop (2021) N
Netflix Release Date: July 22nd, 2021
Studios: Signal.MD, Sublimation | Runtime: 87 Minutes
A charming slice-of-life anime that’s sure to leave a lot of smiles on subscriber’s faces.
Cherry, a Japanese high schooler who is terrible at communicating with others hides behind his headphones and his hobby of writing Japanese haiku poems. Smile, a young girl who uses braces for her large teeth hides her smile behind a mask, but that hasn’t stopped her from becoming a popular video star after streaming a video about cuteness. When the pair meet at a mundane shopping mall, through music, videos, and poems a cute romance begins.
Masters of the Universe: Revelation (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: July 23rd, 2021
Studio: Powerhouse Animation | Episodes: 10
The exciting new Masters of the Universe series is a direct sequel to the classic 80s animated show and is directed by Kevin Smith. Powerhouse Animation is the studio behind the series, which is the same company that produced Netflix’s incredible animated series Castlevania.
Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Kingdom (Season 3) N
Netflix Release Date: July 29th, 2021
Studio: Polygon Pictures | Episodes: 6
The Predacons and Maximals join the fight as the Autobots face Megatron an epic climactic battle that will alter the destiny of Transformers forever.
The final installment of the Transformers: War for Cybertron trilogy, KINGDOM, is coming very soon: July 29th. #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/RSKRWJIy96
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 10, 2021
Shaman King (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: August 9th, 2021
Studio: Bridge | Episodes: 13
In total there are over 50 episodes planned for Shaman King, so subscribers can look forward to even more Shaman King in the near future.
Manta Oyamada, a seemingly average middle school student, is revealed to the power to see spirits. Upon a fateful encounter where his powers are revealed, Oyamada is enlisted into helping You Asakura, a shaman-in-training, who has the goal of becoming the Shaman King. But in order to become the next Shaman King, Asakura must take part in the Shaman Fight, a legendary tournament that pits the world’s strongest shamans against each other in order to determine who will become king.
Who will succeed and gain the power to alter the world? Shaman King debuts on Netflix August 9th. #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/dC8hy1NtZE
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 10, 2021(Video) Top 10 New Anime on Netflix You Should Watch [New Netflix Anime]
The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (2021) N
Netflix Release Date: August 23rd, 2021
Studio: Studio Mir | Runtime: 81 Minutes
Netflix’s incredibly exciting upcoming animated movie set in the world of The Witcher acts as a prequel to Geralt’s story and explores the origins of his mentor and fellow witcher Vesemir.
Edens Zero (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: August 26th, 2021
Studio: J.C. Stad| Episodes: 25
If Edens Zero looks familiar, then that’s because it comes from the creator of Fairy Tail, Hiro Mashima. It comes as a huge surprise that Netflix was able to acquire the global rights to the anime series, but without a doubt, it’ll be a great addition to Netflix’s growing library of anime content.
In the Granbell Kingdom, inside of an abandoned amusement park, the young boy Shiki has lived his entire life amongst the machines and animatronics. Unbeknownst to Rebecca, and her cat companion Happy, who are exploring the park, they are the first human contact that Shiki has had in a hundred years. When Shiki’s home becomes the center of a robotic rebellion, it becomes too dangerous for him to stay, so he joins Rebecca and Happy in their spaceship as they travel the cosmos.
Baki Hanma (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: 2021
Studio: TMS Entertainment | Episodes: TBA
The series can be treated as part four for the Original Baki series already available to stream on Netflix. But, judging by the press release made by TMS Entertainment, it looks like the animation team is going all out to give us an epic finale to the Baki Hanma storyline.
In the grand finale, Baki Hanma will finally face his father in deadly combat to determine who is the strongest martial artist in the world.
Spriggan (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: 2021
Studio: David Production | Episodes: TBA
Fans of Spriggan have been waiting many years to see a new adaptation of the popular 80s manga. The last time Spriggan received an anime adaptation was in 1998, and a subsequent PlayStation video game was released in 1999. With the series set to arrive in 2021, fans have been rewarded for their patience.
Many years ago an ancient civilization once ruled the Earth but ultimately destroyed themselves. Leaving messages to future generations to find, they detail how to use the powerful creations they used. Various factions begin to search for mysterious artifacts in the order to use them against their enemies. Standing in their way is the ARCAM Corporation and their elite squadron of soldiers known as Spriggans.
Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure
Netflix Release Date: 2021
Studio: San-X | Episodes: TBA
The cutest stop motion Bear from Japan is coming back to Netflix in 2021! This time Rilakkuma, and his companions will be going to an amusement park after dark. With a spooky-sounding setting, we could see Rilakkuma return to Netflix just in time for Halloween 2021.
Thermae Romae Novae
Netflix Release Date: 2021
Studio: NAZ | Episodes: TBA
Mari Yamazaki’s niche comedy adventure about a time-traveling Roman architect is certain to make anime fans laugh in 2021.
Roman architect Lucius is troubled by an issue, only to discover an old tunnel that leads to a modern Japanese bathhouse. Inspired by what he’s seen, Lucius decides to open his own spa, naming it, Roma Thermae.
When Roman Empire bath designer Lucius ends up in modern Japan, he’ll find the two cultures aren’t so different after all. The anime adaptation of Mari Yamazaki’s bathhouse comedy Thermae Romae Novae hits the screen in 2021! pic.twitter.com/SeS1ZMS83W
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) October 27, 2020
Vampire in the Garden (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: 2021
Studio: WIT Studio | Episodes: TBA
Once, vampires and humans lived in harmony. Now, a young girl and a vampire queen will search for that Paradise once again. In the divided world of the future, two girls want to do the forbidden: the human wants to play the violin, and the vampire wants to see a wider world.
Once, vampires and humans lived in harmony. Now, a young girl and a vampire queen will search for that Paradise once again. Here’s your first look at Vampire in the Garden, an original story from @WIT_STUDIO premiering next year. pic.twitter.com/9Z55Cn3ijV(Video) Top New Anime Coming On Netflix
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) October 27, 2020
Super Crooks (Season 1) N
Netflix Release Date: 2021
Studio: Bones | Episodes: TBA
Jupiter’s Legacy has been cancelled, but fans of the Millarworld comics can still look forward to the upcoming release of Super Crooks, which is to be animated by Bones.
The heist to end all hesits, Johnny Bolt recruits the ultimate crew for that one last heist.
Motonobu Hori (Carole & Tuesday) to direct anime adaptation of Mark Millar's "Super Crooks" for Netflix.https://t.co/PauDf4YNJu pic.twitter.com/04rxQu4Qc5
— Catsuka (@catsuka) June 15, 2021
Ultraman (Season 2) N
Netflix Release Date: TBA
Studio: Production I.G. | Episodes: TBA
It was confirmed in June 2019 that we were going to see the second season of Ultraman on Netflix. It’s been a long time since the announcement and we’re yet to see season 2 on Netflix, which means 2021 is when the fabled Japanese hero is likely to return.
Many years have passed since the events of the originalUltraman. 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.
What anime series are you looking forward to watching most on Netflix in 2021? Let us know in the comments below!
What animes are coming to Netflix 2022? ›
- Yowamushi Pedal.
- Case Closed: The Culprit Hanzawa.
- Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.
- Romantic Killer.
- Kengan Ashura Part 3. ...
- Akuma-Kun Season 1. ...
- Junji Ito Maniac: Tales of the Macabre Season 1. ...
- Onmyoji Season 1. ...
- Ultraman Season 3. ...
- The Way of the House Husband Season Season 2. ...
- Aggretsuko Season 5. ...
- Pokemon Ultimate Journeys Part 2.
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|1||Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV)||9.07|
|3||Clannad After Story (TV)||9.03|
- Monthly Girls Nozaki Kun (1 Season) – Leaving May 1st, 2022.
- Parasyte: The Maxim (1 Season) – Leaving May 15th, 2022.
- Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (1 Season) – Leaving May 15th, 2022.
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One Piece is the longest-running anime to date, spanning more than 1,000 episodes across 23 years of broadcasting. The show follows Monkey D. Luffy and his crew, the Straw Hat Pirates. They're in search of the ultimate treasure known as One Piece.What new anime is coming to Netflix December 2022? ›
This month will see the arrival of Dragon Age: Absolution, new adventures of everyone's favorite lazy egg Gudetama, and the new Seven Deadly Sins movie.
What is the big 3 anime? ›
The Big Three was a term used to describe the three most popular running series during their golden age in Jump - One Piece, Naruto and Bleach. All three series got their common title due to their worldwide popularity and length.Who is the most loved anime? ›
- 8 My Hero Academia.
- 7 Death Note.
- 6 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
- 5 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.
- 4 One Piece.
- 3 Naruto & Naruto: Shippuden.
- 2 Pokémon.
- 1 Dragon Ball & Dragon Ball Z.
- Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
- Cowboy Bebop. ...
- One Piece. ...
- Monster. ...
- Hajime no Ippo. ...
- Mob Psycho 100. ...
- Hunter x Hunter. ...
- Neon Genesis Evangelion. ...
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2021 was a big year for Netflix cancelations, with titles like Jupiter's Legacy, Cursed, and Dash & Lily all getting canceled. There are also plenty of shows ending in 2022, such as Ozark, Grace and Frankie, Dead to Me, and Family Reunion.Why are so many animes leaving Netflix? ›
Though we strive to keep the titles you want to watch, some titles do leave Netflix because of licensing agreements. Whenever a TV show or movie license is expiring, we consider things such as: If the rights to the title are still available. How popular it is in a region, and how much it costs to license.What is coming to Netflix in January 2023? ›
What's Coming to Netflix on January 10th
- Andrew Santino: Cheeseburger (2023) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.
- Blood Line (2022) – Egyptian thriller.
- The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker (2023) Netflix Original – True crime documentary.
- The Bubble (April 1) ...
- Our Great National Parks (April 13) ...
- Anatomy of a Scandal (April 15) ...
- White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch (April 19) ...
- Russian Doll: Season Two (April 20)
- The Sea Beast (2022) Director: Chris Williams. ...
- Hustle (2022) Director: Jeremiah Zagar. ...
- Spiderhead (2022) Director: Joseph Kosinski. ...
- Persuasion (2022) Director: Carrie Cracknell. ...
- The Gray Man (2022) Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo. ...
- Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between (2022)
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Is AOT on Netflix? ›
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And it's quite the list for September, losing a plethora of critical favorites ("Nightcrawler," "Argo," "Boogie Nights," "Catch Me If You Can"), comedy classics ("Dumb and Dumber," "Mean Girl"), genre film gems ("Blade Runner" new and old, "Constantine," "Se7en," "I Am Legend," "Insidious") and some of the streamer's ...What is leaving Netflix in Feb 2022? ›
- Feb. "Await Further Instructions" "Grown Ups" ...
- Feb. "Polaroid"
- Feb. "Hitler – A Career"
- Feb. "Studio 54"
- Feb. "Drunk Parents"
- Feb. "Good Time" A24. ...
- Feb. "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey"
- Feb. "No Escape"
- March 3. “Parker” “Safe Haven”
- March 6. “The Secret”
- March 15. “Howards End”
- March 21. “Philomena”
- March 27. “Lawless”
- March 28. “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
- March 30. “Doctor Foster” (Seasons 1 and 2) “Mercy Black”
- March 31. “300” “A River Runs Through It” “As Good as It Gets”
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1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Season 2)What is the hottest anime in 2022? ›
- Chainsaw Man. ...
- Spy x Family. ...
- JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean. ...
- Cyberpunk Edgerunners. ...
- My Dress Up Darling. ...
- Lycoris Recoil. ...
- Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yiaba Entertaintment District Arc. ...
- The Orbital Children. Image via Netflix.
Attack on Titan, More Anime, May Be Pulled From Netflix Over Ad-Supported Tier. Due to disputes over Netflix's new ad-supported subscription plan, fans may have to bid farewell to NHK-broadcasted anime like Attack on Titan.Why are Netflix shows being removed? ›
These removals are due to licencing deals coming to an end. Often, the titles make their way back to Netflix in the following year, but sometimes they leave to go to other platforms. This month sees a selection of Netflix Originals being taken down, also.What is going on with Netflix? ›
We are not currently experiencing an interruption to our streaming service. We strive to bring you TV shows and movies you want to watch, whenever you want to watch them, but on very rare occasions we do experience a service outage.
What is the 2 longest anime? ›
The earliest anime that was produced in Japan to have survived into the modern day, The Dull Sword, was released on June 30, 1917, but there it is disputed which title was the first to get that honour.What is Netflix adding in Feb 2022? ›
The most anticipated TV and movie titles coming to Netflix in February 2022 include Kanye West documentary jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy, Will Arnett's celebrity-stacked improvisational comedy Murderville and Shonda Rhimes' Inventing Anna, a miniseries take on the real-life con-woman Anna Delvey.What is coming out on Netflix in January 2022? ›
Among the TV shows coming out include Netflix originals That '90s Show and the return of Ginny & Georgia. Netflix will also be adding a ton of fan-favorite movies like Minions: The Rise of Gru, Forrest Gump, Rocky, The Nutty Professor, Jerry Maguire, Grease, Top Gun and Daddy Day Care.What new shows are coming to Netflix May 2022? ›
- The Circle: Season Four (May 4) ...
- Meltdown: Three Mile Island (May 4) ...
- Workin' Moms: Season Six (May 10) ...
- Bling Empire: Season Two (May 13) ...
- Stranger Things Four: Volume One (May 27)
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However, while Dragon Ball is undoubtedly great, it simply arrived too early to be viewed alongside Naruto, One Piece and Bleach -- it was already a massive franchise in its own right before the Big Three became a concept in the public consciousness.What is the most watched anime in America? ›
Unsurprisingly, Pokémon is the highest-grossing anime franchise of all time. The Pokemon Company stopped publicizing Pokémon's total worth in 2019. At the time, Pokémon was estimated to be worth around $71 billion. But in 2022, the total net worth supposedly ballooned to more than $100 billion.
What anime is coming to Netflix November 2021? ›
In addition to Cowboy Bebop, November will also see the premiere of not only Arcane - the new anime based on League of Legends - but also the return of Joe Exotic with Tiger King 2.Which anime are coming out in 2022? ›
- Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury (Crunchyroll, VRV) ...
- BLUELOCK (Crunchyroll, VRV) ...
- Chainsaw Man (Crunchyroll, VRV, Hulu) ...
- Do It Yourself!! ...
- Romantic Killer (Netflix) ...
- Urusei Yatsura (2022) (HIDIVE) ...
- SPY x FAMILY (Crunchyroll, VRV, Hulu)
1 Kaguya-sama: Love Is War - Ultra Romantic
The 2022 season sees the anime transitioning from comedy to romance, all the while still producing some of the biggest laughs of the year.
- Ocean's Eleven (2001)
- Ocean's Twelve (2004)
- Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
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|2||The Sandman||Running with the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee|
|3||Selling The OC||Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist|
|4||High Heat||Day Shift|
- Franco Escamilla: Eavesdropping (October 23)
- The Chalk Line (October 24)
- Barbie Epic Road Trip (October 25)
- Blade of the 47 Ronin (October 25)
- Fortune Feimster: Good Fortune (October 25)
- Guillermo Del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (October 25)