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Top 15 Mature Anime On Netflix (To Watch In 2023)

Mature anime always touches susceptible topics, which shows that it is not a series for everyone. However, there are still a lot of people who want to watch newer and exciting concepts of these mature anime series.

Nowadays, you can also find loads of mature anime series on many streaming services. It also increases our choices and makes picking a specific streaming service difficult.

But today, we will specifically talk about all the mature anime on Netflix. We all know that Netflix has one of the most extensive anime catalogs, and many mature anime series are also present.

That’s why we will focus on the top 15 mature anime on Netflix in this post.

Top 15 Mature Anime On Netflix

15) Japan Sinks: 2020

Japan Sinks: 2020

IMDB Ratings6.4
Number of Episodes10
Animation StudioScience SARU
GenreDrama, Sci-fi

The Mutou family had always led a peaceful life in Tokyo. However, their life is turned upside down when earthquakes appear around Japan. All buildings near them start to crumble and drown in the sea.

Will the Mutou family manage to stay alive during these catastrophic events? This series is pretty mature, dealing with themes like loss and disasters and showing us how disasters can ruin people’s lives.

14) High-Rise Invasion

High-Rise Invasion

IMDB Ratings6.5
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioZero-G
GenreAction, Horror, Mystery

Just as Yuri Honjou is waking up, she witnesses a mysterious man being killed by a masked man with an axe. Terrified, she tries to escape this building, only to know that there aren’t any escape routes leading to the ground floor of the building. 

However, when she climbs up more, she notices that all the buildings are connected and that she can’t get down. It isn’t the end of her troubles, as many more masked people are waiting for more civilians to slaughter. 

Will Yuri get past everyone and search for her elder brother in this bloodthirsty world? 

13) Dead Mount Death Play 

Dead Mount Death Play

IMDB Ratings6.8
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioGeek Toys
GenreAction, Fantasy, Supernatural

Corpse God was the most famous and powerful necromancer ever known. However, he dies in a battle against the Hero and is reborn later as Polka Shinomiya in the modern world.

But Polka is the target of many assassination groups over here. Partnering with Misaku and Takumi, he tries to unveil the secrets behind this world, his reincarnation, all the while protecting Polka’s body.

12) B: The Beginning 

B: The Beginning

IMDB Ratings7.1
Number of Episodes18
Animation StudioProduction I.G.
GenreAction, Mystery, Supernatural, Suspense

The mysterious Killer B has been getting popular recently on the Cremona islands for killing people. When the Bureau cannot track him, they ask a veteran detective, Keith Flick, to investigate the case. 

Upon investigating more, he learns that more than one perpetrator may be involved in these serial killings. So, along with Lily, he starts to unravel this case and discover all the secrets behind these murders. 

However, how will he handle this now when Keith knows that some incidents might be connected to his past? 

11) The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

IMDB Ratings7.2
Number of Episodes1hr 23min
Animation StudioStudio Mir
GenreAction, Adventure

This is a prequel movie to the Witcher series, which follows the story of Vesemir closely. Vesemir wanted to escape poverty and became a Witcher to hunt monsters and earn money with fame.

But, he soon learns that maintaining the Witcher job is more challenging, as he is now faced with a powerful foe. The plot gets more interesting as he now has to face his demons from the past.

10) Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online

IMDB Ratings7.5
Number of Episodes100
Animation StudioA-1 Pictures
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

The Sword Art Online game is a very highly anticipated game in the year 2022. However, the players soon notice that there isn’t any logout button in the game. The game creator says they must now clear all 100 floors of Aincrad to remove this game. 

They cannot escape from this game in any way, and death in the game will also lead to their death in real life. Kirito and his friends must form alliances to clear this game of life and death. 

However, darker alliances and people lurking in the dark might threaten the existence of this game and Kirito. 

9) Devilman: Crybaby 

Devilman: Crybaby

IMDB Ratings7.6
Number of Episodes10
Animation StudioScience SARU
GenreAction, Horror, Supernatural

Devilmen are people with solid spirits and will who can control the Demons and their power. But Akira Fudou was always considered a weak person in a world of Demons and Devilmans.

However, he accompanies his childhood friend Ryou Asuka to uncover devils when the latter asks for Akira’s help. But, the place they went to was inhabited by demons who only cared about bloodshed.

To save Ryou, Akira contracts with Amon to defeat all the other devils. This event marks the journey of Akira and Ryou as they try to beat all the devils that threaten humans.

8) Tokyo Ghoul 

Tokyo Ghoul 

IMDB Ratings7.7
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioPierrot
GenreAction, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural

Tokyo has been plagued with the problem of Ghouls, monsters who feed on human flesh to survive. Ken Kaneki is an average college student who is suddenly asked on a date by the beautiful Rize Kamashiro.

However, she soon turns out to be a ghoul who wants to feast on Kaneki’s flesh. He is saved from her threat, but his organs are severely damaged during her attacks.

For his survival, Rize’s organs are now transferred to him. Kaneki starts changing now, as he is now a half-ghoul half-human. How will Kaneki suppress his Ghoul tendencies now?

7) Hellsing 


IMDB Ratings7.8
Number of Episodes13
Animation StudioGonzo
GenreAction, Horror, Supernatural

Hellsing is an organization that deals with supernatural threats. One day, the organization is hired to deal with a Vampire that turns villagers into ghouls. The leader of the organization Integra is now personally dealing with this issue, along with a vampire, Alucard.

However, a young police officer, Seras Victoria, is caught up in this mess. When she is fatally wounded, Alucard gives her an option to die or live as a vampire. Seras accepts Alucard’s choice and becomes a vampire.

How will Seras be able to accept that she is a Vampire now, and will she fit into the Hellsing organization now?

6) Parasyte: The Maxim

Parasyte: The Maxim

IMDB Ratings8.3
Number of Episodes24
Animation StudioMadhouse
GenreAction, Horror, Sci-fi

It is a Tokyo where parasites have become common, which often hide in human brains and control their bodies. In a world like this, we follow the story of Shinichi Izumi when a similar parasite attacks him.

However, the parasite’s attack fails, and it only manages to take control of his right hand. Shinichi also cannot eliminate this parasite since it leads to losing his right arm.

How will Shinichi survive in this world of constant battles between humans and parasites?

5) Castlevania


IMDB Ratings8.3
Number of Episodes32
Animation StudioPowerhouse Animation Studios
GenreAction, Adventure

Since Dracula lost his wife, he has become a monster who keeps killing humans with his vast army. This story follows the invasion of Dracula as he is getting revenge for his wife.

Out of all the countless people fighting against him, we mostly see the journey of Trevor Belmont and Sypha, two capable fighters revolting against Dracula, how they fight against the monstrous Dracula, and the aftermath of their battle forms the plot of the rest of the series.

4) Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

IMDB Ratings8.5
Number of Episodes194
Animation StudioDavid Productions
GenreAction, Adventure, Supernatural

This series might sound like a Shounen series at the start, but it has many mature themes, depictions, and jokes in the whole series. This anime has six parts, each of which follows the story of a different Joestar.

These Joestars have one standard connection: they need to stake their lives. How will the generation of Joestars stop the threat of a monstrous entity threatening their bloodline for generations?

3) Neon Genesis Evangelion 

Neon Genesis Evangelion 

IMDB Ratings8.5
Number of Episodes26
Animation StudioGainax, Tatsunoko Productions
GenreAction, Avant Garde, Drama, Sci-fi, Suspense

It wouldn’t be a mature anime on the Netflix list if we didn’t include the infamous anime series of Neon Genesis Evangelion. The series follows the story of a teenager, Shinji Ikari, after being dragged into the world of Angels, which threaten humanity, and the Evangelion units that fight these threats.

On top of this, Shinji is very weak as an individual, and he can only do what his father orders him to do. He also goes on to pilot these Evangelion units since he cannot go against his father’s orders.

Although it might look like a niche Mecha anime, you will be surprised to know how many mature themes it deals with.

2) Monster


IMDB Ratings8.7
Number of Episodes75
Animation StudioMadhouse
GenreDrama, Mystery, Suspense

Kenzou Tenma is an elite doctor who has everything settled out for him. He has everything he dreamt of a lovely fiance and a high position in his hospital. However, his life changes when he operates on a famous person instead of a poor person.

Keeping this in mind, Tenma operates on a boy named Johan Liebert instead of the town mayor when a similar situation happens. This choice changes his life, as he loses everything he has built till now.

He quickly regains his position due to the mysterious deaths of other doctors. Nine years later, he must face the consequences of his own choice as he faces an evil that cannot be erased.

1) Berserk(1997) 


IMDB Ratings8.7
Number of Episodes25
Animation StudioOLM
GenreAction, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Berserk is the correct answer if you are looking for the best mature anime on Netflix or anywhere. Berserk has long been hailed as the most mature series, perfectly dealing with all adult themes and depictions.

The series follows the story of Guts, also known as the Black Swordsman, who travels across the world for money. However, he soon meets a group of people called Band of the Falcon.

Guts loses the fight against the leader of that group, Griffith, and joins the Band of Falcon. But, little does he know that this single choice will change his life.

These are all the top mature anime on Netflix, available to stream as of August 24, 2023. Check out some of our other exciting and similar posts over here.

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