Last updated on March 13th, 2023 at 02:45 pm
Most of us, when we hear about “fan service,” tend to get a little confused. What exactly is this fan service, and how does it work? Well, fan service is just what the name says: a show aimed at servicing the fans by giving them exactly what they desire visually or otherwise.
Some fan service anime series are at the borderline of being inappropriate and can definitely come across as a shock to the unsuspecting casual watcher.
However, for those looking to have fun and blow off some steam, fan service serves as the perfect kind of anime to lay back and let go for a few moments. Therefore, in this list, we’ll discuss the top 15 fan service anime on Netflix.
Top 15 Best Fan Service Anime on Netflix
15) The Testament Of Sister New Devil
|Japanese Name||Shinmai Maou no Testament|
|Number of Episodes||22|
|Genre||Action, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem|
How would it feel to live in the same house with your sworn enemies? And now your sworn enemies are part of your family, so you have to protect them. Basara Toujou learns of this in ways he did not expect when one fine evening his father decides to turn up with not one but two beautiful girls whom he claims are Basara’s stepsisters.
The sisters are, however, not who they show themselves to be. One is a demon and the other a succubus. Basara must now protect them while guarding his own dark secret. How long will he be able to do that?
14) Rosario + Vampire
|Japanese Name||Rosario to Vampire|
|Number of Episodes||26|
|Genre||Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem|
A harem anime at its core, Rosario + Vampire is set in a private high school for supernatural beings where humans are prohibited.
The poor student Tsukune Aono enrolls in the school as a last attempt, not knowing the truth of the school, and finds a variety of beautiful women lusting after him.
The show is hilarious and has some major fan service moments, thanks to the female characters who form the majority of its cast.
13) Highschool Of The Dead
|Anime Name||Highschool of the Dead|
|Number of Episodes||12|
|Genre(s)||Action, Horror, Supernatural, Ecchi|
Consider this the anime version of The Walking Dead, with a lot more violence and a greater variety of weapons. It plots the journey of Kouta Hirano, a kendo instructor, who, along with her group of friends, must now combat the rising dead or join their ranks.
Tokyo is overrun with these monsters, and the responsibility falls upon the group of high school students to protect the city and all the civilians trapped within. A society that has already fallen is now a battle for survival.
12) Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist
|Japanese Name||Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai|
|Number of Episodes||12|
In a future Japan where all lewd content has been banned, and the government wants a cleaner society, there exist individuals who form guerrilla squads to do exactly that. Tanukichi Okuma is against these chastity laws and has started getting some serious attention.
He is forced to join an organization called SOX and is forced to spread this obscene propaganda, but how long can he keep doing that?
|Number of Episodes||24 (2 seasons)|
|Genre||Drama, Mystery, Psychological|
|Aired||2017 – 2019|
A school of the rich where everything is determined by gambling. Power is money, and money is won through gambling. Hyakkaou Private Academy prepares its students for the harsh realities of life.
Yumeko Jabami is a prodigy addicted to gambling, and nobody knows what hit them until it hit them. And what really makes her so dangerous is that she plays not for the money but for the thrill of the gamble. Watch out for this raven-haired girl as she goes all out in this battle of luck and skill.
|Number of Episodes||51 (3 seasons)|
|Aired||2018 – 2021|
This is one that caters especially to the female audience, with the ripped fighters taking on each other in a tournament of respect. The plot follows the story of Baki Hanma, the strongest 17-year-old high school student. The only problem? Baki wishes to defeat his father, known as The Ogre, considered the strongest man on earth.
Meanwhile, five deadly prisoners escape from the world’s highest security prisons, and all they wish is to take on Baki in battle and taste defeat. Join Baki in this epic combat of martial arts on display at its best.
9) Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club
|Number of Episodes||37 (3 seasons) + 5 movies|
|Genre||Sports, Comedy, Drama|
|Aired||2013 – 2022|
Free! is one of the most popular sports anime and one of the many reasons for that is the glorious fan service it offers its fans. Filled with handsome young men with drool-worthy bodies and brilliant aesthetics, no wonder it’s one of the most famous fan service anime on Netflix.
The story focuses on Haruka Nanase, a prodigal swimmer with an innate connection to water. He only swims freestyle because he feels most free while doing so. When an old friend returns home, he finds himself getting drawn into the competitive side of swimming.
8) High School DxD
|Japanese Name||Highschool DxD|
|Number of Episodes||48 (4 seasons)|
|Genre||Comedy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem|
|Studio(s)||TNK (Season 1-3)|
Passione (Season 4)
|Aired||2012 – 2018|
High School DxD is one of the most demandable fan service anime on Netflix. A beautiful girl as a fallen angel? The devil at the top of the class?
In a world where there are constant conflicts between the heroes and devils, teenager high school Issei Hyoudou is resurrected by a devil as her personal servant and made to join the Occult Research Club.
Follow Issei as he journeys through this age-long conflict between characters and tries to come out unscathed.
7) Chivalry Of A Failed Knight
|Japanese Name||Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry|
|Number of Episodes||12|
|Genre||Action, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi|
|Studio(s)||SILVER LINK., Nexus|
A student of Hagun Academy, Ikki Kurogane is a Blazer, meaning he can transform his soul into a weapon, but unfortunately, not a good one. It’s only when he stumbles upon the best student of the academy naked, Ikki’s pathetic life turns around.
Stella Vermillion, rightfully embarrassed and enraged, challenges Ikki to a duel, thus starting a love story in the making. Filled with romance, ecchi and action, Chivalry Of A Failed Knight is a great fan service anime on Netflix.
6) Prison School
|Japanese Name||Prison School|
|Number of Episodes||12|
Given how infamous this anime has gotten ever since its release, it was bound to have made its place in this list. When 5 male students are admitted to a school exclusively for the girls, it is as if all of their dreams come true.
Hachimitsu Private Academy has the underground student council that runs the school, and once the boys are caught peeping into the girl’s bath, they are sentenced to a month in the school’s very own prison where the student council members keep finding excuses to extend their sentences. Will the boys ever be able to escape?
5) Fairy Tail
|Japanese Name||Fairy Tail|
|Number of Episodes||328 (3 seasons)|
|Genre||Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Ecchi|
|Studio(s)||Satelight, A-1 Pictures|
|Aired||2009 – 2019|
One of the shounen giants, Fairy Tail is about the eponymous guild of mages. The protagonist, Natsu Dragneel sets out for various adventures with his teammates, encountering many powerful allies and foes on the way.
Fairy Tail is notorious for its use of copious fan service, and provides it for both male and female characters. But the story is also very engaging and the characters entirely lovable. That’s why it’s one of the best fan service anime on Netflix.
4) Seven Deadly Sins
|Japanese Name||Nanatsu no Taizai|
|Number of Episodes||96 (4 seasons)|
|Genre||Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi|
|Studio(s)||A-1 Pictures (Season 1 – 2)|
Studio Deen (Season 3 – 4)
|Aired||2014 – 2021|
This is one of those rare fan service anime series that actually has a well-developed plot with gritty action sequences as well. In a world where the Holy Knights of Britannica protected the kingdom, it was believed that a small section of knights betrayed their comrades and took up arms against the ruler.
These were exceptional warriors, capable of taking down entire armies by themselves, and after their betrayal, they disappeared. However, with trouble brewing all over Britannica again, it falls upon their leader Meliodas to gather his warriors together in an epic fantasy that keeps you rooted to the spot.
3) Kill la Kill
|Japanese Name||Kill la Kill|
|Number of Episodes||24|
|Genre||Action, Comedy, Ecchi|
Kill la Kill was expected to be a groundbreaking anime as it was advertised by Trigger. And in some way, it is. The show is full of extravagant fan service and outrageous fight scenes but the intensity and the pacing of the show is absolutely captivating.
It is a rare anime that uses the fan service as a way to not only titillate the audience but as a pillar for the plot.
2) No Game No Life
|Japanese Name||No Game No Life|
|Number of Episodes||12 + 1 movie|
|Genre||Fantasy, Comedy, Isekai, Ecchi|
|Aired||2014 – 2017|
Sora and Shiro are a pair of step-siblings who are entirely co-dependent. They spend their time together at home by dominating the online gaming world and are known as “The Blank”. One day, upon receiving a mysterious message, they are transported to a new world.
This new world is a strange one where every decision is taken by the outcome of games. As they meet new people in the world and learn more about it, they are tangled in its issues and politics.
1) Food Wars!
|Japanese Name||Shokugeki no Souma|
|Number of Episodes||(5 seasons)|
|Aired||2015 – 2020|
Yukihira Souma joins the most elite school of cooking there ever is in Japan. However, little does he know that his life is going to change forever? Souma always has been a prodigy at cooking, running a small diner with his father in the middle of nowhere.
His only ambition is to inherit the diner from his father and continue their legacy. Everything turns upside down when his father mysteriously sends him a letter and disappears one day, and he is sent to the most elite cooking school in all of Japan, where he lets his cooking do the talking. He is always “Happy to serve.”
And that was the top 15 best fan service anime on Netflix. All of the series mentioned above are available for streaming on Netflix. So if you’re looking to have some fun and try something different, go right ahead.
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