5 Anime to watch on Netflix this weekend

Top 5 Anime to watch on Netflix this weekend
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Here are the top five anime series on Netflix to watch in 2023 if you haven’t already.

There are many viewers all over the world who enjoy discovering new genres of television series. If you fall into this category and want to stream something thrillingly different and distinctive from the content you are used to, then anime is the best choice for you! There is a wide collection of the best anime series on Netflix, which has gained popularity in recent times globally.

If you’re a new viewer who is unsure of where to start and what to binge-watch. Then, you’ve come to the right place as we have made it easier for you to find some of the top-rated series that you’ll enjoy streaming in the year ahead, and we can assure you won’t be disappointed. Here we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite anime available on Netflix if you haven’t been able to catch up yet!

Jujutsu Kaisen

“I Don’t Know How I’ll Feel When I’m Dead, But I Don’t Want To Regret The Way I Lived.” 

Jujutsu Kaisen is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2018, with its chapters collected and published in 21 tankōbon volumes as of December 2022. The story follows high school student Yuji Itadori as he joins a secret organization of Jujutsu Sorcerers to eliminate a powerful Curse named Ryomen Sukuna, of whom Yuji becomes the host. The series has an overall approval rate of  88% from the audience on Rotten tomatoes. 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

“No matter how many people you may lose, you have no choice but to go on living – no matter how devastating the blows, maybe.”

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is an anime series based on the manga series of the same title, written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. The story revolves around a youth who begins a quest to fight demons and save his sister after finding his family slaughtered and his sister turned into a demon. The series has an overall approval rate of  83% from the audience on Rotten tomatoes. 

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

“Jojo, being human means having limits. I’ve learned something. The more carefully you scheme, the more unexpected events come along.”

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a Japanese anime television series produced by David Production. An adaptation of the Japanese manga series of the same name by Hirohiko Araki, the series focuses on the mysterious adventures of the Joestar family across generations, from the end of the 19th century to modern times. The plot revolves around Jonathan Joestar, nicknamed JoJo, who becomes involved in a battle against his stepbrother, Dio Brando, who is intent on taking control of the Joestar fortune. To do this, Dio uses the power of an ancient stone mask, which allows him to become a powerful vampire. The hybrid anime series takes pieces from such genres as paranormal, adventure, comedy, action, and fantasy. The series has an overall approval rate of  89% from the audience on Rotten tomatoes. 

Naruto

“People who continue to put their lives on the line to defend their faith become heroes and continue to exist on in legend.”

Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja who seeks recognition from his peers and dreams of becoming the Hokage, the leader of his village. The story is told in two parts – the first set in Naruto’s pre-teen years, and the second in his teens. The series is based on two one-shot manga by Kishimoto: Karakuri (1995), which earned Kishimoto an honorable mention in Shueisha’s monthly Hop Step Award the following year, and Naruto (1997).  The series has an overall approval rate of  78% from the audience on Rotten tomatoes. 

Death Note

“All humans die the same. The place they go after death isn’t decided upon by a God, it is nothingness.” 

Death Note follows Light Yagami, a teen genius who discovers a mysterious notebook: the “Death Note”, which belonged to the shinigami Ryuk, and grants the user the supernatural ability to kill anyone whose name is written on its pages. The series centers around Light’s subsequent attempts to use the Death Note to carry out a worldwide massacre of individuals whom he deems immoral and to create a crime-free society, using the alias of a god-like vigilante named “Kira”, and the subsequent efforts of an elite Japanese police task force, led by enigmatic detective L, to apprehend him. The series has an overall approval rate of  100% with a 95% score from the audience on Rotten tomatoes. 

Check out the anime series mentioned above and tell us which one you liked the most in the comment section.

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