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 20th November 2019.


The following anime are now streaming on Netflix since 2019:

7SEEDS

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 28th June
GONZO ~ 12 episodes

Aggretsuko Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 14th June
Sanrio ~ 10 episodes

Baki Season 1 Part 2 [Episodes 14-26]

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired July 2018, Streaming since 30th April
TMS Entertainment ~ 13 (of 26) episodes

Cannon Busters

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 15th August
Satelight ~ 12 episodes

Carole & Tuesday

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Aired April 2019, Streaming since 30th August
Bones~ 12 (of 24) episodes

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Final Arc

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Aired December 2018, Streaming since 1st March
J.C. Staff ~ 2 episodes

The End of Evangelion

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

Evangelion: Death(true)²

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Aired on January 1998, Streaming since 21st June
GAINAX ~ Film

Forest of Piano Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired January 2019, Streaming since 24th June
Gaina ~ 12 episodes

Godzilla: The Planet Eater

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

Hero Mask Part 2 [Episodes 16-24]

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 23rd August
Studio Pierrot ~ 9 (of 24) episodes

Hi-Score Girl Extra Stage

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired March 2019, Streaming since 20th March
J.C. Staff ~ 3 episodes

INGRESS: The Animation

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Aired October 2018, Streaming since 30th April
Craftar ~ 11 episodes

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Theatrically in May 2019, Streaming since 13th September
WIT Studio ~ 1 film split into 3 episodes

Kakegurui××

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired January 2019, Streaming since 13th June
MAPPA ~ 12 episodes

Kengan Ashura

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 31st July & 31st October
Larx Entertainment ~ 24 episodes

Modest Heroes – Ponoc Short Films Theatre

As part of the Netflix Film slate
Theatrical in August 2018, Streaming since 6th September
Studio Ponoc ~ Film

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Aired on October 1995, Streaming since 21st June
GAINAX ~ 26 episodes

Revisions

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Aired January 2019, Streaming since 14th May
Shirogumi ~ 12 episodes

Rilakkuma and Kaoru

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 19th April
dwarf ~ 13 episodes

Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 19th July
Toei Animation ~ 6 episodes

Sound & Fury

As part of the Netflix Film slate
Streaming since 27th September
Kamikaze Douga ~ Film

ULTRAMAN

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming since 1st April
Production I.G, Sola Digital Arts ~ 13 episodes

Ultramarine Magmell

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Aired April 2019, Streaming since 10th October
Pierrot+ ~ 13 episodes


Coming Soon with a confirmed 2019 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.

Carole and Tuesday (2nd Cour)

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Broadcast Date:
April 2019
Streaming Date: 24th December 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. Part 2 is scheduled to arrive on Christmas Eve 2019.

Dino Girl Gauko

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 22nd November 2019
Studio: Ascension

From creator Akira Shigino comes a new kid-friendly anime series arriving on Netflix this November. The anime will be adapted by staff members who have worked on Crayon Shin-chan, Osomatsu-san and Line Town, and consists of 20 episodes at 7 minutes length.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Reawakened

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 30th December 2019
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. Saiki K. Reawakened will be available this December for a total of 6 episodes worldwide exclusively to Netflix.

Levius

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 28th November 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.

Teasing Master Takagi-san Season 2

Streaming Exclusive to Netflix
Broadcast Date: July 2019
Streaming Date: 6th December 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). The series will be available for international folks this December, but whether it gets dubbed in English is not clear.


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
Streaming 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
Streaming Date: 2020
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
Streaming Date: 2020
Studio: TRIGGER

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

Dorohedoro

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Broadcast Date: January 2020
Streaming Date: 2020
Studio:
MAPPA

Q Hayashida’s manga series ran for 18 years since 2000, and now it’s getting an anime adaptation by studio MAPPA with director Yuichiro Hayashi, writer Hiroshi Seko, and music done by (K)NoW_NAME. It will be airing in Japan during the Winter 2020 season and also streaming on Netflix Japan at the same time. The rest of the world will have to wait as per usual.

Drifting Dragons

+Ultra Programming Block Partnership with Netflix
Broadcast Date:
January 2020
Streaming Date: 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.

Great Pretender

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

As part of Fuji TV’s new +Ultra programming block, WIT Studio will be animating a new original series sometime in 2020 for a total of 23 episodes with director Hiro Kaburagi and character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto. The first episode made its debut appearance at Anime Expo 2019.

Hi-Score Girl II

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Broadcast Date: October 2019
Streaming Date: 2020
Studio:
J.C.Staff

Much like the first season and its Extra Stage OVAs, the second season will also be heading to Netflix worldwide outside of Japan sometime after its Japanese broadcast has concluded.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath of the Gods

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Broadcast Date: October 2019
Streaming Date: TBA
Studio:
Deen

The third season of the popular Nanatsu no Taizai manga will follow suit with the earlier installments for the rest of the world. The interesting change here is that studio DEEN (Junji Ito Collection) will be taking over animation production instead of A-1 Pictures. The series will air for 24 episodes.


Coming Soon in 2020 & Beyond:

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.

7SEEDS Season 2

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: TBA
Studio:
GONZO

After releasing the first season back in June 2019, Netflix has announced plans to provide a second season to the anime adaptation of Yumi Tamura’s manga series. No details on its exact launch date have been given.

Aggretsuko Season 3

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: TBA
Studio:
Sanrio

After the success of the second season, a third season was greenlit not long after for Netflix. No details on its exact launch date but expect the same team and cast to reunite once again.

Altered Carbon: Resleeved

As part of the Netflix Film slate
Streaming Date: Spring 2020
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
Streaming Date: TBA
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
Streaming Date: 2020
Studio:
 GONZO

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

Dragon’s Dogma

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: TBA
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
Streaming Date: Autumn 2020
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
Streaming Date: Spring 2020
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.

Japan Sinks: 2020

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 2020
Studio:
Science SARU

Based on the 1973 disaster novel Japan Sinks by Sakyo Komatsu, the team behind Devilman Crybaby (director Masaaki Yuasa and animation studio Science SARU) are back with a new project coming to Netflix in 2020.

Pacific Rim

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

Legendary Pictures and showrunners Craig Kyle and Greg Johnson team up with animation studio Polygon Pictures (Knights of Sidonia) to provide two anime seasons based on Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi mecha film. It is scheduled to launch on Netflix sometime in 2020.

Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac Part II

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date:
2020
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. The first six episodes are now available, while the next six episodes will be released later.

Sol Levante

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: 2020
Studio:
Production I.G

Netflix and Production I.G is working on an anime hand-drawn in 4K resolution and with HDR which is going to be an interesting experience to watch. The original anime series will launch on Netflix sometime before 2020.

Spriggan

As part of the Netflix Series slate
Streaming Date: TBA
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
Streaming Date: TBA
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 on 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
Streaming Date: TBA
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
Streaming Date: TBA
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

Grav is your average generic anime character who went to University, joined and took over the Sheffield Hallam anime society, graduated, got a job, and after various tropes is now back at University. He considers himself a man of culture and likes a lot of anime, even the ones that are considered bad. He likes harems, isekai and pouts too.

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