Top 10 anime movies on Netflix

anime movies on Netflix

Top 10 anime movies on Netflix

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Netflix is increasingly betting on Japanese anime, to the point of becoming (with the permission of Crunchyroll) the platform with the highest quality content from Japan. Iconic series such as ‘ Cowboy Bebop ‘ or ‘ Fullmetal Alchemist ‘ demonstrates that it is a unique service for fans of the genre, but in cinema, it is even more relevant.

Here are ten great anime movies to enjoy on the platform :

1. Akira (Katsuhiro Ōtomo)

What it’s about: In Neo-Tokyo, a city set in a futuristic 2019, the power of a young telepath unleashes and causes chaos wherever he goes. Only his best friend Kaneda, a gang biker, will be able to stop his feet.

Year: 1988

2. Your Name (Makoto Shinkai)

What it’s about: The bodies of Taki, a young man from Tokyo, and Mitsuha, a teenager who lives in a lost town, are constantly exchanged. Once they accept this reality, they begin to communicate through messages.

Year: 2016

3. The grave of the fireflies (Isao Takahata)

What is it about World War II ends with the home of a teenager and his mother. With nowhere to go, he devotes all his efforts to care for his little sister.

Year: 1988

4. The Wolf Children (Mamoru Hosoda)

What it’s about: A mother raises the two children she has had with a werewolf after his death. Not knowing how to manage her upbringing, she decides to go to the outskirts of the city to preserve her secret.

Year: 2012 You will like it if … you are interested in stories about mothers and children with a touch of fantasy.

5. Gantz: O (Yasushi Kawamura, Keiichi Satō)

What it’s about: Masaru Kato is stabbed to death in the subway, but wakes up shortly afterward in a strange room. He soon meets other resurrected people and together they fight
an organized army of monsters scattered across Japan.

Year: 2016

6. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Mamoru Hosoda)

What is it about One day, the teenager Makoto discovers that she has a very particular gift: she can travel through time (backward) by jumping. In search of avoiding problems and lengthening her moments of fun, she decides to use her ability to her advantage.

Year: 2006

7. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (Mamoru Oshii)

What is it about: Cyborg Akio Akatsuki and his partner Kôichi investigate the case of robotic prostitutes who have murdered their teachers. Along the way, they will find a much deeper plot than they originally thought.

Year: 2004

8. Flavors of Youth (Yoshitaka Takeuchi, Jiaoshou, Haoling Li)

What it’s about: Three urban stories about young people living in today’s China are interrelated. A generational portrait of the Asian country.

Year: 2018

9. The garden of words (Makoto Shinkai)

What it’s about: In the middle of the rainy season in Japan, the young Takao meets, in a season, with a woman older than himself. The two begin a mysterious but deeply engaging relationship.

Year: 2013

10. Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (Kobun Shizuno, Hiroyuki Seshita)

What it’s about: In the distant future, the remnants of humanity return to Earth to claim their planet occupied by gigantic monsters.

Year: 2017 You’ll like it if … you think monsters and action are a mixture of obvious success.

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