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

Throughout 2018 the streaming platform Netflix have 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 catalogue 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 20th February 2019 to include a couple more additions to the list.

The following anime have a confirmed release window!


Netflix Original series
Streaming Date:
 April 2019
Studio: GONZO

From the folks at GONZO comes an adaptation of Yumi Tamura’s 35 volume series that was began serialization in 2001. The anime will be directed by Yukio Takahashi with series composition from Touko Machida and characters designed by Youko Satou.

Baki: Episodes 14-26

Broadcast Date: July 2018
Streaming Date for Remaining Episodes:
 March 2019
Studio: TMS Entertainment

Following the release of the first 13 episodes back in December 2018, Netflix will be bringing the second half of the series this March. The anime is based on the second Baki manga series from 1999, continuing the events of the previous two anime adaptations that had aired in 2001.

Cannon Busters

Netflix Original series
Streaming Date:
 Spring 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. All 12 episodes will be available together when it heads to Netflix.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Final Arc

Broadcast Date: December 2018
Streaming Date:
 March 2019
Studio: J.C. Staff

The final arc of the manga series is now adapted into anime form. Much like the second season, the final remaining anime special will be coming to Netflix.

Godzilla: The Planet Eater

Theatrical Date: November 2018
Streaming Since:
 9th January
Studio: Polygon Pictures

The third and final film in Gen Urobuchi & Polygon Pictures’ trilogy of Godzilla CG anime. You can watch the previous two films right now on Netflix if you need to catch up.

Hi-Score Girl Extra Stage

Broadcast Date: March 2019
Streaming Date:
 Spring 2019
Studio: J.C. Staff

Not long after the series finished broadcast, three OVA episodes were announced and will be streamed on Netflix. Japan will receive these episodes in March 2019. The latest update for the rest of the world is the UK’s rating board rating all 15 episodes (12 episodes + 3 OVAs) with a 12 ~ for those who don’t know, Netflix has all of their Originals titles rated under the BBFC for the UK.

Neon Genesis Evangelion
(+ Death(true2) & End of Evangelion)

Broadcast Date: October 1995
Streaming Date:
 Spring 2019
Studio: GAINAX

Shinji got in the robot, and now he’s coming on Netflix. The cult classic franchise from the 90s that inspired many fans and creators is coming back, this time on Netflix’s streaming platform. The details revealed so far include the streaming rights to the 26 episode series, the compilation film Evangelion: Death(true2) and the alternate ending film The End of Evangelion. There are rumors that these titles will be given a new English dub but stay tuned on that one.

Rilakkuma and Kaoru

Netflix Original series
Streaming Date:
 19th April 2019
Studio: dwarf

Announced back in 2017, the stop motion anime series from studio dwarf is heading to the Netflix platform pretty soon. The series celebrates the 15th anniversary of Aki Kondo’s popular soft toy bear that went on sale by San-X in 2003. Masahito Kobayashi will be directing the series with Naoko Ogigami writing the script.

Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiacs

Netflix Original series
Streaming Date:
 Summer 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.


Netflix Original series
Streaming Date:
 1st April 2019
Studio: Production I.G, Sola Digital Arts

Based on the manga series written by Eiichi Shimizu and drawn by Linebarrels of Iron’s Tomohiro Shimoguchi, studios Production I.G and Sola Digital Arts are adapting the story into CG anime form for the Netflix platform. The 13 episode anime will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, with music composed by Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi.

And these following anime are coming to the platform but do not have an exact release window!

Aggretsuko Season 2

Netflix Original series
Studio: Sanrio

After the success of the 10 episode short series, Netflix announced plans for a second season of Sanrio’s hard-working heavy metal loving Retsuko. The announcement is fairly recent, so there’s no more information as of yet.

Altered Carbon

Netflix Original Film
Studio: Anima

An anime set in the world of Altered Carbon is coming to Netflix from writers Dai Sato and Tsukasa Kondo. The announcement is recent news, so there’s no more information as of yet.

B: The Beginning Season 2

Netflix Original series
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. The announcement is fairly recent, so there’s no more information as of yet.

Cagaster of an Insect Cage

Netflix Original series
Studio: GONZO

Based on the manga series Mushikago no Cagaster, the CG anime will be handled by studio GONZO and director Koichi Chigira. The announcement is recent news, so there’s no more information as of yet.

Carole & Tuesday

Broadcast Date: April 2019
Studio: Bones

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, Shinichiro Watanabe is back as supervising director with studio Bones and director Motonobu Hori for a new anime series streaming exclusively to Netflix.


Broadcast Date: January 2019
Studio: Bones

The second season of the gambling series from studio MAPPA and Homura Kawamoto’s 2014 manga series will once again be making an appearance on Netflix.

Kengan Ashura

Broadcast Date: 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. Information is still low but there has been a fair amount of cast members announced over the course of 2018.


Broadcast Date: January 2019
Studio: Shirogumi

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, Gorou Taniguchi will be directing the series with Makoto Fukami writing the script composition and Sunao Chikaoka designing the characters. REVISIONS will be a CG anime series.


Netflix Original series
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. The announcement is recent news, so there’s no more information as of yet.

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!


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, Moderator and Discord Admin. 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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