What Are The Best Anime Films on Netflix UK Right Now? (10th June 2020)

Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service including many anime films – but how do you know which ones are worth watching?. Well, we thought we would put together a list of the top 20 highest rated anime movies on Netflix UK (according to our unique rating system) – why not take a look and let us know which are your favourites?

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best anime movies on Netflix UK as of today (10th June 2020):

1) Spirited Away
New on Netflix Rating: 91%
Year: 2001
Duration: 2hr 5m
Genre: Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films
Chihiro wanders into a magical world where a witch rules — and those who disobey her are turned into animals.
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2) Your Name
New on Netflix Rating: 86.75%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 46m
Genre: School Anime, Romance Anime, Anime Dramas, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Anime, Anime Feature Films, Teen Films, Japanese Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
A bored girl in the countryside starts sporadically waking up in the body of a city boy who’s living the exciting life she’d always dreamed of.
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3) My Neighbor Totoro
New on Netflix Rating: 85.4%
Year: 1988
Duration: 1hr 26m
Genre: Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Classic Films, Children & Family Films
While spending a summer in the Japanese countryside with their father, two young sisters befriend mystical creatures who live in the nearby forest.
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4) My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
New on Netflix Rating: 85.33%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 35m
Genre: Shounen Anime, Anime Action, Anime Feature Films, Teen Films, Japanese Films, Action & Adventure
With Deku, All Might visits an old friend on the technologically advanced I-Island, when a gang of villains takes the whole city hostage.
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5) Only Yesterday
New on Netflix Rating: 85%
Year: 1991
Duration: 1hr 58m
Genre: Anime Dramas, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Classic Films, Children & Family Films
From pineapples to first loves: the now-and-then tale of a 27-year-old woman from Tokyo as she takes a trip out of the city and down memory lane.
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6) The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
New on Netflix Rating: 84.8%
Year: 2013
Duration: 2hr 17m
Genre: Anime based on Books, Anime Dramas, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Anime, Anime Feature Films, Period Pieces, Films Based on Books, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films
A magical nymph plucked from a bamboo stalk rapidly grows up into a beautiful woman who is pursued by a stable of smitten suitors.
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7) The End of Evangelion
New on Netflix Rating: 84%
Year: 1997
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Anime Action, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Anime, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Cyberpunk, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Seele orders an all-out attack on NERV, aiming to destroy the Evas before Gendo can trigger Third Impact and Instrumentality under his control.
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8) Castle in the Sky
New on Netflix Rating: 83.5%
Year: 1986
Duration: 2hr 4m
Genre: Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Classic Films, Children & Family Films
In this children’s anime adventure, a young miner and a mysterious girl search for a long-lost island that’s rumored to hold great riches.
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9) Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
New on Netflix Rating: 83.5%
Year: 1984
Duration: 1hr 57m
Genre: Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Classic Films, Children & Family Films
Facing the destruction of her planet’s natural resources, warrior princess Nausicaa rallies her people against an evil queen’s rampaging army.
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10) Howl’s Moving Castle
New on Netflix Rating: 83.25%
Year: 2004
Duration: 1hr 59m
Genre: Anime based on Books, Anime Feature Films, Films Based on Books, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films
Teenager Sophie works in her late father’s hat shop in a humdrum town, but things get interesting when she’s transformed into an elderly woman.
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11) Porco Rosso
New on Netflix Rating: 83.25%
Year: 1992
Duration: 1hr 33m
Genre: Romance Anime, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Action & Adventure, Children & Family Films, Romantic Films
When sky pirates terrorize the Adriatic Sea, this Italian pilot is the only one brave enough to take them on. Only catch: he’s half-man, half-pig.
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12) Princess Mononoke
New on Netflix Rating: 83.2%
Year: 1997
Duration: 2hr 14m
Genre: Anime Action, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Anime, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Action & Adventure, Children & Family Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy
A prince infected with a lethal curse sets off to find a cure and lands in the middle of a battle between a mining town and the animals of the forest.
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13) Ponyo
New on Netflix Rating: 82%
Year: 2008
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films, Animal Tales
A 5-year-old boy named Sosuke forges a friendship with a goldfish princess named Ponyo, who desperately wants to become human.
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14) Whisper of the Heart
New on Netflix Rating: 81.75%
Year: 1995
Duration: 1hr 51m
Genre: School Anime, Anime Dramas, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films
After learning that all her library books were previously borrowed by the same person, schoolgirl Shizuku sets out to meet him and follow her dreams.
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15) A Silent Voice
New on Netflix Rating: 81%
Year: 2016
Duration: 2hr 9m
Genre: School Anime, Anime Dramas, Anime Feature Films, Teen Films, Japanese Films, Tearjerkers
A former class bully reaches out to the deaf girl he’d tormented in grade school. He feels unworthy of redemption but tries to make things right.
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16) Arrietty
New on Netflix Rating: 81%
Year: 2010
Duration: 1hr 34m
Genre: Anime based on Books, Anime Feature Films, Films Based on Books, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films
When a tiny “borrower” named Arrietty makes friends with a young boy many times her size, she must also shield her family from his towering elders.
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17) The Wind Rises
New on Netflix Rating: 80.6%
Year: 2013
Duration: 2hr 6m
Genre: Anime Dramas, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Tearjerkers
Animator Hayao Miyazaki spins a decades-spanning tale inspired by the life of Jir� Horikoshi, designer of the World War II fighter plane the Zero.
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18) When Marnie Was There
New on Netflix Rating: 79.75%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 43m
Genre: Anime based on Books, Anime Dramas, Anime Feature Films, Films Based on Books, Japanese Films, Children & Family Films
Sent to spend the summer in a sleepy seaside town, sickly Anna befriends a curious girl living in a deserted villa. But is their connection real?
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19) Kiki’s Delivery Service
New on Netflix Rating: 79.67%
Year: 1989
Duration: 1hr 43m
Genre: Anime based on Books, Anime Feature Films, Films Based on Books, Japanese Films, Classic Films, Children & Family Films
In this animated adventure, a young witch moves away from her family to practice her craft, but she finds that making new friends is difficult.
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20) Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro: Special Edition
New on Netflix Rating: 78.6%
Year: 1979
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Seinen Anime, Anime Action, Anime Feature Films, Japanese Films, Classic Films, Classic Action & Adventure, Action & Adventure, Action Comedies
Lupin, his sidekick, Jigen, and the samurai warrior Goemon set out to take over an evil counterfeit operation at Count Cagliostro’s fortress.
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And the runners up…: Boruto: Naruto the Movie (2015)Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (2019)In This Corner of the World (2016)Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013)The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (2017)Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ (2015)Pom Poko (1994)From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014)No Game No Life: Zero (2017)

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