What’s Coming to Netflix for Anime in 2019 & Beyond

Throughout 2018 the streaming platform Netflix has added tons of anime onto the platform, including Kyoto Animation’s Violet Evergarden, Science SARU’s Devilman Crybaby and also surprise hits like Aggretsuko. For 2019 they have once again continued to provide an interesting variety of titles, including a catalog title for a franchise that has been unavailable for legal platforms in well over a decade.

If you are familiar with our 2018 round-up, we cover every anime exclusive to the platform and will update it throughout the year!

Our round-up has been updated as of 10th July 2019.


The following anime are now streaming on Netflix since 2019:

7SEEDS

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 28th June
Studio: GONZO

Aggretsuko Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 14th June
Studio: Sanrio

Baki Season 1 Part 2 [Episodes 14-26]

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired July 2018, Streaming since 30th April
Studio: TMS Entertainment

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Final Arc

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Aired December 2018, Streaming since 1st March
Studio: J.C. Staff

The End of Evangelion

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Theatrical in July 1997, Streaming since 21st June
Studio: GAINAX, Production I.G

Evangelion: Death(true)²

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Aired on January 1998, Streaming since 21st June
Studio: GAINAX

Forest of Piano Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired January 2019, Streaming since 24th June
Studio: Gaina

Godzilla: The Planet Eater

As part of the Netflix Film slate
Theatrical on November 2018, Streaming since 9th January
Studio: Polygon Pictures

Hi-Score Girl Extra Stage

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired March 2019, Streaming since 20th March
Studio: J.C. Staff

INGRESS: The Animation

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Aired October 2018, Streaming since 30th April
Studio: Craftar

Kakegurui××

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired January 2019, Streaming since 13th June
Studio: MAPPA

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Aired on October 1995, Streaming since 21st June
Studio: GAINAX

Revisions

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Aired January 2019, Streaming since 14th May
Studio: Shirogumi

Rilakkuma and Kaoru

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 19th April
Studio: dwarf

ULTRAMAN

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 1st April
Studio: Production I.G, Sola Digital Arts


Coming Soon with a confirmed release window:

The following anime listed below are titles that will be coming to Netflix internationally at a specific release window. These can be both titles that were already available in Japan or titles that will be released globally in one go.

Cannon Busters

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 15th August 2019
Studio:
 Satelight

In a collaboration between American comic writer LeSean Thomas, Japanese studio Satelight and UK distributor Manga UK, comes an adaptation of the 2005 graphic novel Cannon Busters after a successful Kickstarter campaign for the anime short. Initially set for March/April, the series is coming to Netflix this August. All 12 episodes will be available together when it heads to Netflix.

Carole and Tuesday (1st Cour)

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Broadcast Date:
April 2019
Streaming Date: 30th August 2019
Studio:
Bones

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, Shinichiro Watanabe is back as a supervising director with studio Bones and director Motonobu Hori for a new anime series streaming exclusively to Netflix. It will run throughout the Spring and Summer seasons during the broadcast in Japan before hitting Netflix for the rest of the world starting this August.

Kengan Ashura

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 31st July 2019
Studio: Larx Entertainment

Based on the manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon, the 2012 series is heading to Netflix in CG anime form by studio Larx Entertainment and director Seiji Kishi.

Levius

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: Winter 2019
Studio: Polygon Pictures

A brand new anime project from the animation studio behind Ajin and Knights of Sidonia, with Keisuke Ide, Hiroshi Seko, Yuki Moriyama, and Yugo Kanno on board as director, series composition writer, character designer, and music composer respectively. The series is based on the 2012 manga series written by Haruhisa Nakata (character designer for Fairy Gone) and will hit globally on Netflix sometime in the Winter season.

Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date:
19th July 2019
Studio: Toei Animation

Announced back in 2017, Toei Animation is re-adapting the Saint Seiya manga with a new 12 episode CG anime series, covering the Galaxian Wars to Silver Saints arcs. Yoshiharu Ashino will be directing the anime with Eugene Son as story editor & head writer, and Terumi Nishii as character designer.


Coming Soon via Delaycast:

The following anime listed below are titles that had been or will be broadcasted in Japan and streaming on Netflix Japan first before the rest of the world.

Baki Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Broadcast Date: TBA
Studio:
TMS Entertainment

With two anime seasons from 2000 and a recent anime season from last year, Netflix announced plans to provide more anime for Baki. More details yet to be revealed.

BEASTARS

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Broadcast Date:
October 2019
Studio: Orange

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, Paru Itagaki’s 2016 manga series is getting an anime adaptation from studio Orange of Land of the Lustrous fame. It will air in Japan this Autumn and then added to Netflix worldwide later down the line.

BNA

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Broadcast Date:
2020
Studio: TRIGGER

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, Studio TRIGGER return with a brand new original anime series. It will air in Japan in 2020 and then added to Netflix worldwide later down the line.

Drifting Dragons

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Broadcast Date:
January 2020
Studio: Polygon Pictures

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, Taku Kuwabara’s 2016 manga series is getting an anime adaptation from studio Polygon Pictures (BLAME!, Godzilla). Tadahiro Yoshihira and Makoto Uezu are attached to the project as director and writer respectively. It will air in Japan this Winter and then added to Netflix worldwide later down the line.

Teasing Master Takagi-san Season 2

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Broadcast Date: July 2019
Studio:
Shin-Ei Animation

The first season became a cult hit among anime fans and it is back with a second season. However, Netflix has acquired exclusive streaming rights this time around (they did stream Season 1 in Japan). No information has been given over how this will be handled for the international folks, whether it’ll be like any other Netflix Original labeled title or be similar to The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Ultramarine Magmel

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Broadcast Date: April 2019
Studio:
Pierrot Plus

Also known as Magmel of the Sea Blue, the Shonen Jump+ Manhua series from Di Nian Miao was adapted into an anime during the Spring 2019 season, and will be heading to Netflix overseas as well.


Coming Soon:

The following anime listed below are titles that are coming to Netflix globally in one go or currently do not have enough information to provide any more details at this current timeframe.

Altered Carbon: Resleeved

As part of the Netflix Film slate
Studio: Anima

An anime set in the world of Altered Carbon is coming to Netflix from writers Dai Sato and Tsukasa Kondo. The anime will be a spin-off to the live-action series and will explore more of the franchise’s story mythology.

B: The Beginning Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: Production I.G

Netflix announced plans for a second season of Production I.G’s original anime series (initially known as Perfect Bones when it was first announced) at Annecy International Festival 2018.

Cagaster of an Insect Cage

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: GONZO

Based on the manga series Mushikago no Cagaster, the CG anime will be handled by studio GONZO and director Koichi Chigira.

Dino Girl Gauko

As part of the Netflix Series slate

From creator Akira Shigino comes a new kid-friendly anime series airing sometime late 2019. The anime will be adapted by staff members who have worked on Crayon Shin-chan, Osomatsu-san and Line Town.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. New Series

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: EGG FIRM, J.C. Staff.

After going through two anime seasons and a few episodes to round up the adaptation of the Shonen Jump manga series, Netflix announced during one of their AnimeJapan 2019 panels that Saiki K. will be getting a new anime series. Details are very slim at the moment so it’s unknown on whether it will be anime original or otherwise.

Dragon’s Dogma

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: Sublimation

Based on Capcom’s cult hit action role-playing game, animation studio Sublimation will be providing an anime adaptation of the game’s story on Netflix. Announced via Netflix press release in March 2019.

Eden

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: Qubic Pictures, CGCG

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood director Yasuhiro Irie will be directing this four-episode anime series for Netflix sometime in 2020. Other staff members confirmed include Kimiko Ueno for screenplay, Toshihiro Kawamoto and Christophe Ferreira for character/concept designs, Justin Leach for producer, and Kevin Penkin for music composition.

Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: Production I.G, Sola Digital Arts

Production I.G and Sola Digital Arts team up once again for a brand new CG anime series of Ghost in the Shell. The anime will be available on Netflix sometime in 2020. Directors Kenji Kamiyama of Ghost in the Shell SAC and Shinji Araki of Appleseed will both be returning to helm the project.

Spriggan

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: David Production

Hiroshi Takashige’s 1988 manga series receives a new anime adaptation from studio David Production which will launch on Netflix worldwide at an unknown date.

Super Crooks

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: Bones

Studio Bones takes on an anime adaptation from Mark Millar (Kick-Ass, Wanted) and artist Leinil Francis Yu. Super Crooks anime was officially announced via a press release in March 2019, but Netflix themselves acquired the rights to Mark Millar’s Millarworld titles back in 2017.

Vampire in the Garden

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: WIT Studio

WIT Studio will provide an original anime series focusing on an unlikely friendship between two girls; one is human and the other is a vampire. Announced via Netflix press release in March 2019.

Yasuke

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Studio: MAPPA

This anime project is a collaboration between American comic writer and director LeSean Thomas and studio MAPPA. Also joining the team is actor Lakeith Stanfield (Death Note, Get Out, Sorry to Bother You) voicing the main protagonist.


And that’s the list for the meantime. As mentioned we will be updating the post as soon as more titles are announced, so stay tuned!

NormanicGrav

As Weiss once said "But enough of this introductory chatter! Let us hear your tale!". After finishing University studying Game Development and once taking charge of SHU's anime society. Grav ventures on as a News Reporter. If you see that massive legal streaming thread Grav heroically did all that and had consumed many hours of his life. The reason? He was bored.

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