The Best Anime Series on Netflix to Watch Right Now
Japanese animation has become a major influence on Western cartoons, contemporary cinema, and even fashion design. Despite its reputation as lowbrow and cheesy, anime remains one of the most innovative genres in contemporary visual arts. However, it can be difficult to get into it if you choose the wrong series from the start. The good news is that Netflix has some of the best anime series of all time streaming on its service. The bad news is that the streaming service also has a lot of really bad TV shows to sort through.
Luckily, we’ve worked hard to sort through the platform and find the hidden gems you’ll want to watch. From beloved classics to the brilliance of next-wave Netflix anime, we’ve rounded up the best anime on Netflix.
We’ve also found the best anime on Hulu and the best overall Netflix series if you’re interested, or check out our guide to watching anime online.
A smart and cynical high school student suddenly finds himself in possession of a magic notebook that can kill anyone whose name is written in it. With such power, he attempts to cleanse the world of evil by eliminating those who have committed atrocities.