5 Best Anime on Netflix Australia 2020

5 Best Anime on Netflix Australia 2020

Netflix Australia has been going all-out recently with the addition of multiple anime series and movies. There are quite a few respectable anime shows available to stream right now and honestly, I’m dumbfounded. The quality of anime netflix is dishing out this year along with its previous collection are simply outstanding. Here’s my list of the 5 best anime series on Netflix Australia

Here are the 5 Best Anime series on Netflix Australia:

5. Kakegurui

Kakegurui is a highschool anime about gambling and with it comes some of the most exhilarating and thrilling moments in anime. Being an original Netflix series comes with a few advantages. Kakegurui receives some of the most fluid and artistic animation along with amazing voice acting performances.


Kakegurui is a brutal anime. The premise is survival of the fittest where the best gambler is treated with utmost respect while the worst is treated like garbage or a slave.

The anime does a fantastic job of developing its cast and story so the viewer is always aware of what’s at stake. The game design for the gambles are very well thought out and unique so it never feels repetitive. All-in-all this anime is a must watch for anyone who enjoys gambling or thrillers.

Kakegurui was added to Netflix Australia on 1st of February 2018.

4. Anohana

I was very surprised by the addition of this anime. Anohana is a very sad and emotional coming-of-age anime that follows a group of friends after the the death of their close friend Meiko.

Anohana Best Anime

The character development is really something to note here. We get a beautiful introspective on these characters and how the death of their friend has personally affected them.

The entire anime is crafted so beautifully with some amazing piece of music and artistry. Ignoring the supernatural aspect of the anime, the show is very realistic and down to earth. Anohana is definitely one of the best drama anime series of all time.

Anohana Trailer

Anohana was added to Netflix Australia on 15th of July 2019. A free alternative to watch Anohana is Crunchyroll

3. Parasyte

Parasyte is one of those rare gems that only come out once every few years. The anime is good all around. This psychological thriller will leave you at the edge of your seats every episode.

Parasyte Best Anime series on Netflix Australia

There is no lackluster moment to be had here. The action scenes are good, the animation is good, the story is good, the premise is unique, and the characters are very unique with depth to them.

Parasyte Action compilation

Parasyte is a sci-fi action thriller about a 17 year old boy who gets infected by a “Parasyte” – alien creatures that landed and infected humans around the world.

Netflix Australia added Parasyte to its collection on the 15th of May 2020 and is really the only legal streaming service that hosts it in Australia.

2. One Piece

One Piece is a series about a happy-go-lucky pirate crew in search for the legendary treasure One Piece. Although the anime may seem childish at first glance, it’s in-fact very philosophical and entertaining.

The anime has some of the most unique and interesting cast of characters and powers. Only in One Piece will you witness a dinosaur fighting a sci-fi supervillain. Only in One Piece will you find the perfect blend of tragedy and comedy.

One Piece Best Anime series on Netflix Australia
One Piece Zoro smiling

There is really no way of describing how entertaining this anime is. The more you watch it, the more you get invested in the deep lore and history. I highly recommend anyone who hasn’t seen this to give it a try. The series is beloved by children and adults alike and considered to be one of the best anime series of all time

Netflix added One Piece to its collection on the 12th of June 2020 however, it’s only up to the Alabasta Arc. A free alternative to Netflix for watching the anime is CrunchyRoll which contains the entirety of One Piece.

1. Violet Evergarden

Best Anime series on Netflix Australia

Violet Evergarden is in my opinion, the best Netflix Original anime series to date. It captures the essence of human emotion and how words and letters can affect an individual.

In the age of technology, we’ve lost something so beautiful and simple as writing letters. We rarely put any thought when we’re texting someone since everything is so convenient and easy.

Violet Evergarden best anime series on Netflix Australia
Violet Evergarden – Best Anime series on Netflix Australia

Before the age of technology, it was of great importance to put a lot of thought and care into a message because of how long it took to arrive. Letters are a pure form of poetry. It captures how we feel and what we are inside. Violet Evergarden does an amazing job or describing the importance of letters and human emotion.

Violet Evergarden Trailer

Violet evergarden was added on Netflix Australia on 5th of April 2018.

So there it is. Some of the best anime series on Netflix Australia. What are some of your favourite anime on Netflix right now? Leave them in the comments below.

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