Best Anime Series on Netflix in 2021

Best Anime Series on Netflix in 2021

What are the best anime series on Netflix in 2021? We have listed the most popular anime titles with solid narratives, amazing characters, and great animation.

Animes are unique forms of entertainment. They also have some of the most loyal fanbases around the world. So naturally, as the world’s leading streaming service, Netflix provides some of the best titles as well. From original to licensed content, the streaming giant does have hit anime series available to stream right now. The streamer also added lots of new series along with returning ones in the past couple of months.

That’s why we listed the best anime series on Netflix in 2021 for you to binge-watch and lose yourself in these brilliant worlds. Let’s dive right in and see the released shows this year.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer or Kimetsu no Yaiba is not only one of the best animes on the popular streaming platform but it is also one of the best in the world. The smash-hit anime received critical acclaim and became one of the highest-grossing titles as well. It follows a young boy who battles against demons while also trying to take revenge for his family’s death.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

The series takes viewers on a journey through an alternate history where the wonders of magic and the industrial revolution are intertwined. Viewers witness the adventures of two brothers as one of them is cursed and became a prison in armor.

The Seven Deadly Sins

A young princess tries to find a group of lawless knights also known as Seven Deadly Sins to save her land from the tyrants. The title can be streamed in 38 countries. It has a total of five seasons and more than 100 episodes. You can also watch the movie The Seven Deadly Sins The Movie: Prisoners of the Sky.

Violet Evergarden

The beloved anime follows an ex-soldier called Violet Evergarden who becomes a letter writer. In the process, she understands who she really is as she discovers her past in each episode. The first season with 13 episodes is available to watch on the service.


Beastars is another hit anime series that depicts a unique world. It follows a humble wolf and his struggle to unravel a mystery of a murder. Beastars also investigates love, friendship, and relationship dilemmas in a brilliant way.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

Ghost in the Shell is one of the most famous and long-running anime series. It follows a security force called Section 9, which maintains a constant fight against crime in a cyberpunk dystopia. The anime series also has a movie adaptation and is of course, based on a manga with the same name. With that said, the title is only available in 8 countries and that includes Hong Kong, India, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia.

On the other hand, SAC_2045 is also another installment focusing on Section 9, and Netflix subscribers around the world can watch it.


The 2004 anime follows a teenager called Ichigo Kurosaki and a soul reaper named Rukia Kuchiki. The two go into journeys with the goal of gathering the souls that are lost. The anime has 14 seasons on Netflix Japan. But it has only five seasons and a total of 109 episodes in Netflix USA.


The sci-fi anime is one of the most recent titles that took its place on Netflix. Spriggan is based on the manga series with the same name. Its plot revolves around a special unit of the Earth called the spriggans. It definitely deserves a chance if you like sci-fi shows.

These are some of the best anime series that you can watch right now. Stay tuned for new anime releases on Netflix as well.

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