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Top 25 Best English Anime on Netflix Ranked (Update)

Last updated on March 19th, 2023 at 02:29 pm

With many pirated sites getting taken down, Netflix is slowly but surely rising to a stable source. And so we bring you the Top 25 Best English Anime on Netflix Ranked.

This article will focus on the dubbed anime you can watch on Netflix. We’ve also mentioned the MyAnimeList rating, genre, plot, and episode count to help you further.

In terms of availability, we focused on areas of high viewership. These areas include the countries of India, the US, the UK, & Canada.

So, let’s get into our listing of the Top 25 Best English Anime on Netflix Ranked without further ado.

Top 25 Best English Anime on Netflix Ranked

25) Kakegurui


Japanese NameKakegurui
MAL Rating7.25
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Drama, Mystery, Psychological
Aired2017 – 2019

In the Hyakkou Private Academy, the school of the rich, exists a concrete social hierarchy. This hierarchy is decided through students gambling away their fortunes against each other. 

Those who lose become pets of the winners, and so the system of the elite thrives. However, chaos is brought to this very hierarchy as Yumeko Jabami, a crazy gambler begins knocking down the elite.

24) Blue Exorcist

Blue Exorcist

Anime NameAo no Exorcist
MAL Ratings7.50
Number of Episodes 37 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy
StudioA-1 Pictures
Aired2011 – 2017

Rin and Yukio Okumura are orphaned twins under the care of Father Shiro. However, one day, Rin learns that they are actually the sons of Satan and that he is Satan’s successor. 

But with Satan and his Minions constantly causing harm to his friends and family, he resolves to become an Exorcist. And so, we follow the story of the exorcist son of Satan, who swears to defeat him.

23) Fairy Tail

Fairy Tail

Japanese NameFairy Tail
MAL Rating7.66
Number of Episodes328 (3 seasons)
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Ecchi
Studio(s)Satelight, A-1 Pictures
Aired2009 – 2019

The plot revolves around Lucy Heartfillia and Natsu Dragneel, members of the famous Fairy Tail Guild. 

The story focuses on Natsu’s search for a dragon who raised him named Igneel. And so the story takes us on multiple adventures with a wide range of characters who possess different magical powers.

22) Black Butler

Black Butler

Anime NameKuroshitsuji
MAL Ratings7.67
Number of Episodes 36 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Comedy, Mystery, Supernatural
StudioA-1 Pictures
Aired2008 – 2010

Ciel Phantomhive is a young boy who is the head of the aristocratic Phantomhive household. Set in the Victorian British Empire era, Ciel makes a deal with the devil, who serves him as a butler. 

The butler named Sebastian Michaelis makes the deal under tense conditions thus the price for power is high. And so in exchange for his soul, Ciel is now his master and uses Sebastian on the Queen’s missions.

21) Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins

Japanese NameNanatsu no Taizai
MAL Rating7.68
Number of Episodes96 (4 seasons)
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi
Studio(s)A-1 Pictures (Season 1 – 2)

Studio Deen (Season 3 – 4)

Aired2014 – 2021

The Seven Deadly Sins was a group of disbanded knights in the kingdom of Liones now wanted for treason. However, the kingdom in danger of the Holy Knights, Elizabeth, the third princess of the Liones, endeavors to fix this issue. 

But with other powers in play, she requires the help of The Seven Deadly Sins in order to bring about peace. And so the previously disbanded knights reunite for some adventure, heroics, and fun.

20) Devilman: Crybaby

Devilman: Crybaby

Anime NameDevilman: Crybaby
MAL Ratings7.76
Number of Episodes 10
Genre(s)Action, Avant Garde, Horror, Supernatural, Gore
StudioScience SARU

The story revolves around Akira Fudo, who merges with a demon named Amon to help his friend Ryo Asuka. However, it is soon made clear that other forces are in action as he discovers other devilmen like himself. 

And so, with these other devilmen using their superpowers to cause a ruckus and harm others, Akira steps up to defend the humans.

19) Beastars 


Anime NameBeastars
MAL Ratings7.85
Number of Episodes 24 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Drama, Psychological, Slice of Life

The story is set in a world of anthropomorphic animals where predators and prey cohabit in a civilized society. Though predators and prey live peacefully alongside each other, the undercurrent of discrimination and suspicion is always there.

Legoshi has been judged by the prey around him for his nature as a wolf. That suspicion increases when his fellow member of the drama club dies of suspicious circumstances.

There’s also Haru, a bunny with whom he has fallen in love. Is a world without the food chain possible, or will instinct take over peaceful times?

18) Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Anime NameJoJo no Kimyou na Bouken
MAL Ratings7.90
Number of Episodes 190 (5 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Supernatural
StudioDavid Production
Aired2012 – 2021

This series follows the story of the Joestar family and especially focuses on Jonathan and his adopted brother Dio Brando. As a rivalry blooms between the two, each one of them is eager to one-up the other. 

And so, the series takes us through multiple adventures of the different generations of the Joestar star family. All of which starts with the two brothers: Jonathan Joestar and Dio Brando.

17) Bleach


Anime NameBleach
MAL Ratings7.91
Number of Episodes 379 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Aired2004 – 2022

Ichigo is an ordinary teenager, except that he can see ghosts. One fateful night, he is visited by Rukia, a young woman clad in a black kimono and wielding a sword, who claims to be a Shinigami.

When they are suddenly attacked by a frightening being called the Hollow, Ichigo receives the Shinigami powers from an injured Rukia to protect the people around them. With this begins the journey of Ichigo Kurosaki, the Substitute Shinigami.

16) Komi Can’t Communicate

Komi Can’t Communicate

Anime NameKomi-san wa, Comyushou desu.
MAL Ratings7.95
Number of Episodes 24 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Comedy, Romance
Aired2021 – 2022

Though Komi is very beautiful and popular among her peers, she can’t make any friends thanks to her communication disorder. She’s bracing herself for another lonely school year as she enrolls in high school, but that’s when she meets Tadano.

A simple and ordinary boy from her class, Tadano shows incredible patience and kindness to the anxiety-prone girl, becoming her first friend. With the help of Tadano, Komi now sets out to fulfill her dream of making 100 friends.

15) Maid Sama!

Maid Sama!

Anime NameKaichou wa Maid-sama!
MAL Ratings8.01
Number of Episodes 25
Genre(s)Romance, Comedy

Misaki Ayuzawa is a hardworking student council president who lives a double life. During the day, she is a simple student; however, as this life ends, she works part-time as a maid in a maid café. 

However, her reputation and standing as student council president is soon threatened as Takumi Usui finds out about her secret. And so as two slowly become friends and overcome obstacles together, there is a sense of romance that blossoms.

14) Ouran High School Host Club

Ouran High School Host Club

Anime NameOuran Koukou Host Club
MAL Ratings8.16
Number of Episodes 26
Genre(s)Comedy, Romance, Reverse Harem

Haruki Fujioka is a working-class scholarship student who enrolls in the elite Ouran High School. She is a normal girl looking for a quiet place to read a book. 

But things don’t look well for her as she stumbles into the host club room. And so the boys of the host club teach her the musings of the rich while she teaches them true friendship.

13) Great Pretender

Great Pretender

Anime NameGreat Pretender
MAL Ratings8.24
Number of Episodes 23
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Mystery
StudioWit Studio

Makoto Edamura is a con man who claims to be Japan’s greatest swindler. However, his title is questioned when he gets swindled by a foreigner and outed about his deeds to the police. 

And so now, on the run, he follows Laurent Thierry to Los Angeles. Here he finds out that Laurent actually has ties to an international criminal organization. And as Makoto joins it, he meets colorful associates that unravel a thread of deceptions for the greater good.

12) Naruto Shippuden

Naruto Shippuden

Anime NameNaruto Shippuden
MAL Ratings8.25
Number of Episodes 500
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy
Aired2007 – 2017

This is a continuation of the Naruto series in which Naruto Uzumaki, an orphan, aims to become the next Hokage. However, the ninjas are faced with the danger posed by Akatsuki

And so they must now prepare for battle and train to protect their loved ones. Thus the growing distance between friends and the need to protect others brings about a great story.

11) Erased


Anime NameBoku dake ga Inai Machi
MAL Ratings8.31
Number of Episodes 12
Genre(s)Mystery, Supernatural, Suspense, Psychological
StudioA-1 Pictures

One day an ordinary 29-year-old man realizes that he possesses an ability called Revival. With this, he can go back in time to prevent a recent death of a person. 

But when he is falsely accused of killing his mother, he finds himself 18 years in the past. So now, as a child with an adult’s mind, he must figure out how to set things right.

10) Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Anime NameAno Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
MAL Ratings8.32
Number of Episodes 11 + 1 movie
Genre(s)Drama, Supernatural
StudioA-1 Pictures
Aired2011 – 2013

After the death of Menma, her group of childhood friends ends up drifting apart. Years later, one of them, Jintan, who is now a social recluse, is haunted by Menma’s ghost. 

Menma, however, insists that she is there to have a wish fulfilled but does not remember what it is. And so the group of childhood friends is forced to reunite in order to fulfill her last wish and let her rest in peace.

9) Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Anime NameNeon Genesis Evangelion
MAL Ratings8.34
Number of Episodes 26 + 2 movies
Genre(s)Action, Avant Garde, Drama, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Mecha, Psychological
StudioGainax, Tatsunoko Production
Aired1995 – 1997

Still suffering from the apocalyptic Second Impact, humanity is on its last stand as monstrous beings called the Angels to begin to invade Tokyo-3. The only way to defeat these Angels is the Evangelions, huge robotic weapons controlled by NERV.

Shinji Ikari is the teenage son of Gendou, the president of NERV, and returns to Tokyo-3 years later. Still burdened with the childhood trauma of his mother’s death and his father’s negligence, Shinji has to suffer through the worst of his life as he pilots an Evangelion to protect mankind.

8) The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Anime NameSaiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan
MAL Ratings8.42
Number of Episodes 150 (3 seasons)
Genre(s)Comedy, Supernatural
StudioJ.C.Staff, Egg Firm
Aired2016 – 2019

This series follows the comical life of Saiki Kusuo. Saiki is born with a plethora of superpowers, including psychokinesis and teleportation. 

But when placed in daily school life, his socially aversive attitude makes normal situations extremely amusing. With friends, crushes, villains, and others there to add to his despair, life is truly a disaster for him.

7) Haikyuu!!


Anime NameHaikyuu!!
MAL Ratings8.44
Number of Episodes 85 (4 seasons)
Genre(s)Sports, Comedy, Drama
StudioProduction I.G.
Aired2014 – 2021

Shouyou Hinata, a short volleyball-loving player, finally has the opportunity to showcase his talent. With the determination to follow a volleyball champion’s footsteps, he sets his goals to the sky. 

And so, with a whole team, an amazing setter, and a lot to learn from his peers, he joins the Karasuno volleyball team to fulfill his dreams.

6) Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer

Anime NameKimetsu no Yaiba
MAL Ratings8.52
Number of Episodes 37+ (2 seasons) + 1 movie
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy
Aired2018 – present

One day a teenager Tanjiro Kamado, returns home to a dead family and a demon sister. With the resolve to turn her back into a human, he sets out to become a Demon Slayer.  

Here in the Demon Slayer Corps, he meets friends who risk their lives for humankind. And so the good-natured boy takes up the sword and cherishes the tradition passed on by his dead father to defeat Muzan Kibutsuji, the man responsible for his family’s massacre.

5) Your Lie in April

Your Lie in April

Anime NameShigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
MAL Ratings8.65
Number of Episodes 22
Genre(s)Drama, Romance
StudioA-1 Pictures
Aired2014 – 2015

Kousei Arima is traumatized by his mother’s death. The former prodigy pianist is now unable to hear the sound of the piano. 

Years later, he meets a free-spirited musician Kaori Miyazono. This girl is a gust of fresh change and so changes his life for the better by force with violin. And so, as a little love blossoms, music is created and hearts are broken.

4) One Piece

One Piece

Anime NameOne Piece
MAL Ratings8.68
Number of Episodes 1053+
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Fantasy
StudioToei Animation
Aired1999 – present

This is the story of Monkey D. Luffy, a young man who dreams of becoming the Pirate King. In his pursuit to find the One Piece treasure, he faces a number of obstacles. 

Thus he makes new friends, comrades, and enemies. And so as he pursues his dream and fulfills those of others as he sets off on an adventure of a lifetime.

3) Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden

Anime NameViolet Evergarden
MAL Ratings8.76
Number of Episodes 13 + 2 movies
Genre(s)Drama, Fantasy
StudioKyoto Animation
Aired2018 – 2020

Violet is a child of war created and trained to be a soldier from birth. However, after the war is over, she is only left with the last words of her dead guardian Major Gilbert

And so as she attempts to return to normal society, she searches for the meaning of the words “I love you” as a ghostwriter. Thus she works to help herself and many others along her journey.

2) Hunter x Hunter

HUnter x Hunter

Anime NameHunter x Hunter
MAL Ratings9.04
Number of Episodes 148
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Aired2011 – 2014

Gon Freecss has lived his entire life on Whale Island without knowing his parents. When he learns that his father is a world-famous Hunter, he sets out on an adventure to find his father and become a Hunter in the process.

On this journey, he meets some new friends: Killua from the infamous Zoldyck family, Kurapika, who is looking to avenge his clan, and Leorio, who wants to become a doctor. With his friends and his bravery, Gon moves on with his ambition to find his father.

1) Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Anime NameFullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
MAL Ratings9.11
Number of Episodes 64
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Aired2009 – 2010

After the Elric brothers practice forbidden alchemy to resurrect their dead mother, they face severe consequences. Edward loses an arm and a leg, and Alphonse loses his entire body. 

The concept of equivalent exchange forces the two brothers to join the military in search of something to help them. And so the two work together with others to gain back their bodies and protect humankind.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the Best English Anime on Netflix 2023?

Ans. The best English anime on Netflix in 2023 was Attack on Titan. However, not all of its seasons have been dubbed.

Q2. What is the best English dubbed anime on Netflix?

Ans. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is noted to be the best English dubbed anime on Netflix.

Q3. What country has the most dubbed anime on Netflix?

Ans. The country with the most dubbed anime on Netflix is the USA.

Q4. What anime should I watch?

Ans – Of course, this answer depends solely on preference, but you could start with Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Your Lie in April, Erased, or Jujutsu Kaisen.

Q5. Does Netflix have anime in English?

Ans. Yes, Netflix does have anime in English.

Q6. What is the top anime right now?

Ans. Attack on Titan: Final Season – The Final Chapters is currently the top anime right now.

With this, we conclude with our listing of the Top 25 Best English Anime on Netflix Ranked. We hope we’ve helped you with our listing of the English dubbed anime on Netflix.

We’ll be back soon with another listing of anime that’ll help you out, so until then, stay safe, stay tuned, and stay hyped.

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