If you like animated series, you will be served on Netflix. We no longer count the number of nuggets hiding in the vast catalog of the streaming service. There are so many that you won’t know where to turn! To help you, here is a small selection of best anime series not to be missed on netflix. Action, magic, adventure, horror… there’s something for everyone!
Here are the 10 best anime series to watch on Netflix
Castlevania (2017) – 4 seasons
Vampire fans, this series is made for you! The story takes place in the world of Wallachia where the vampire Vlad Dracula Tepes has sworn revenge on Men for burning his wife at the stake. Dracula releases horrible monsters on the lands of Wallachia, decimating the population. The demon hunter, Trevor Belmont, will set off in pursuit, helped by the magician Sypha Belnades and Alucard, Dracula’s own son. The trio will face terrible vampires to bring peace.
Disenchanted (2018) – 4 seasons
Brace yourself, Netflix is kicking the fairy tale clichés right with this series. We thus follow the misadventures of Bean, a princess who likes to drink and swear like a carter. Promised to an arranged marriage, the latter sends her prince fiancé upset on D-Day. Bean runs away and sets off on an adventure through the kingdom of Dreamland with his elf friend, Elfo, and Luci, a demon who has given the mission to turn Bean into evil.
Beastars (2019) – 2 seasons
This series takes place in a world where animals, both herbivores and carnivores, coexist in peace and harmony. We mainly follow the students of the Cherryton boarding school where Legoshi, a nice wolf who does not like to mingle with others, studies. His life changes one night when his predatory instincts are suddenly awakened by Aru, a pretty rabbit. At the same time, the school is shaken by a horrific murder: an herbivorous student has been eaten alive. We then discover that all is not rosy in this utopian world at first sight, and that life is tough for carnivores like Legoshi.
Love, Death + Robots (2019) – 3 seasons
This Netflix series is quite special: it is indeed an anthology of animated short films of different genres and signed by different directors. Science fiction, horror, fantasy or even comedy, “Love, Death + Robots” offers plenty of mini stories, each more original than the next: captivating, fascinating, or even disturbing for some!
Blood of Zeus (2020) – 1 season
Notice to lovers of Greek mythology, do not miss this little nugget signed Netflix. The story takes place in a world where evil forces threaten Greece and the rest of the world. We follow Heron, a young man of modest means, who discovers his divine origins, but at the price of a terrible tragedy. He finds himself at the heart of a terrible new war between the Gods and the Titans, and will have to show courage to get out of it, but above all to prove his values.
Trese (2021) – 1 season
If you like horror stories, with strange and fascinating creatures, you will enjoy “Trese”. This miniseries invites you to dive into the heart of Filipino folklore in the city of Manila where supernatural beings live hidden among humans. The story focuses on Alexandra Trese who ensures the right balance between the two worlds. Helped by a few allies, the young woman must manage the overflows when malicious creatures attack humans.
Arcane (2021) – 1 season
This series takes place in the rich universe of the League of Legends video game: we discover the twin cities of Piltover and Zaun whose inhabitants are waging a merciless war. The story follows Vi and Jinx, two sisters who lived in misery in Zaun. However, they will be propelled into the heart of a bloody battle between magical technologies and incompatible convictions. Tragic circumstances will lead them to fight against each other once adults.
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood (2021) – 3 seasons
Fantasy fans, don’t miss this Netflix show where dragons, demons and heroic quests are at the rendezvous. The series tells the journeys of Davion, a famous and intrepid Dragon Knight who has made it his mission to rid the world of monsters. Her path then crosses that of a noble princess and a legendary Eldwurm. A meeting that will change everything, because Davion finds himself at the heart of terrible events that will lead him to fight a powerful demon.
Inside Job (2021) – 1 season
Get ready to have a good laugh with this series that can be summed up in a few words: what if all the conspiracy theories were true? The Illuminati, the Reptilians, the Bermuda Triangle, clones of stars and Presidents of the Republic…these are all truths carefully hidden by Cognito Inc, a shadow organization, to avoid Chaos. But easier said than done! The series thus follows Reagan, a genius who works at Cognito Inc and must manage all this mess with her team.
The Cuphead Show! (2022) – 2 seasons
Who remembers the Cuphead video game? The nostalgic are more than spoiled with this series which perfectly respects the drawings and the atmosphere of the game. We follow the misadventures of Cuphead the impulsive and his brother Mugman the cautious. Tired of their quiet life, the two will set off to discover the Inkwells Islands, a marvelous and absurd universe populated by bizarre creatures. Cuphead and Mugman will meet lots of people, until they come face to face with the Devil himself.
There it’s finished ! I hope you enjoy our selection 😎 And if you ever want even more ideas, I invite you to read our article on the best animated films available on Netflix.