Streaming platforms like Netflix have spent the last few years enhancing their line-ups of anime shows and films to appeal to a massive target audience of fans.
Many of these shows and movies can be streamed exclusively from certain platforms, while others are widely available in both Japanese and English.
In 2020, Netflix has promised to deliver even more new anime content for its subscribers. Here are the exciting new episodes and movies that you can expect to find on your favourite streaming platform when you aren’t betting at your favourite online sports entertainment sites.
#1: 7Seeds, Season 2
The release date of GONZO’s 7Seeds season 2 is still to be announced. After releasing its pilot season in June 2019, Netflix has revealed plans to launch a second season of the anime adaptation of Yumi Tamura’s coveted collection of mangas. Keep a lookout for the season 2 dates!
#2: Aggretsuko, Season 3
Aggretsuko’s first and second seasons were huge hits, prompting the development of a third season specifically for Netflix viewers. The streaming date for season 3 is yet to be announced, but fans of the show can rest assured that even more action is coming to their screens soon.
#3: Altered Carbon: Resleeved
Due to be launched in spring of 2020, the spin-off anime movie to the live action Altered Carbon franchise is coming soon. It is being developed by Netflix writers Tsukasa Kondo and Dai Sato, and will reportedly delve even further into the franchise’s unique and captivating mythology.
#4: B: The Starting, Season 2
The highly anticipated second season of I.G’s memorable anime collection (originally known as Excellent Bones) was given the Netflix green light at the end of 2018. We don’t know any particulars yet, but the studio seems confident that the new season will be landing sometime this year.
#5: BEASTARS, Season 1
The first season of the CGI animated collection BEASTARS will be landing at Netflix on 13 March 2020. The Paru Itagaki-penned manga collection from 2016 may also be renewed for a second season later in the year, should the pilot season prove as successful as the mangas did.
#6: BNA: Model New Animal
TRIGGER Studios are ready to bring you yet another unique anime collection in 2020. Netflix has inked a deal with the studio to bring the original content to life, but as for its release date, we will have to wait until later in the year to find out.
#7: Cagaster of an Insect Cage
Inspired by the manga collection Mushikago no Cagaster, Cagaster of an Insect Cage will come as an adaptation in CG anime form. The film has been directed by Koichi Chigira and studio GONZO, and landed at popular streaming platforms on 6 February 2020.
MAPPA is bringing Hayashida’s 2000 manga collection to anime form in the new anime season, arriving in winter of 2020. The series will boast a combination of 2D and 3D animation, and will be going live on Netflix later this year for passionate anime fans to enjoy.