Best new Japanese TV Shows in 2020 & 2019 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List)
List of the latest Japanese TV series in 2020 on tv and the best Japanese TV series of 2019 & the 2010's. Top Japanese TV series to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or on tv right now.
The citizens of Kurōzu-cho occupy an eerie city of supernatural forces. Spirals are seen all around the city that signal a horrific curse is in the air. Teenager Kirie Goshima and her boyfriend Shuichi Saito soon discover the power of the spiral that begin to affect every resident. Kirie becomes aware of how her hair seems to curl and spiral which drains her life and hypnotizes others. Any attempt to cut her hair results in it trying to strangle her. The curse becomes even more troubling when natural disasters threaten the Kurōzu-cho. Based on the iconic Japanese dark fantasy graphic novel series by Junji Ito. Watch the trailer of Uzumaki Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CAST: Kenjirou Tsuda, Yoshimasa Hosoya & M·A·O In an alternative future, investigators now have the ability to tap directly into the psyche of killers and witness their unconscious. Sakaido is one such detective who specializes in tapping into the minds of serial killers. Though seemingly unemotional on the job, he hides a dark secret of a tragic past of murder and revenge, as well as another life he had left behind. His methods are also questionable as the killers he seek often commit suicide. Watch the trailer of ID: INVADED Stream ID: INVADED via: Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
Best Japanese TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2020
2019, 2018, 2017 & the 2010's best rated Japanese TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hulu).
CAST: Kaiji Tang, Michael C. Pizzuto, Keith Silverstein, Erika Harlacher Tokita Ohma is the ultimate underground warrior who does battle for the mogul Nogi Hideki. As Nogi arranges big money deals on these matches, Tokita delivers the blows that’ll win in these literal fights for corporate rights known as Kengan Matches. Kazuo Yamashita, a middle-aged salaryman, soon learns all about this world of underground fights that decide the fate of businesses as he becomes the manager of Tokita in this intense anime based on the manga. Watch the trailer of Kengan Ashura Stream Kengan Ashura via: Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Shuuhei Yabuta CAST: Shizuka Ishigami, Yuuto Uemura & Akio Otsuka Thorfinn, son of the viking's greatest warriors of the 11th century, had his whole family murdered and his land ravaged by mercenary leader Askeladd. The vikings then raised Thorfinn to grow up as a strong and terrifying warrior of fierce strength and fury. Now out for revenge, Thorfinn finds himself challenging Askeladd to a duel and ends up in a plot involving the next King of England in this action-packed anime based on the manga. Watch the trailer of Vinland Saga Stream Vinland Saga via: ' Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Gotōge Koyoharu CAST: Natsuki Hanae, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka & Akari Kito Though the kind-hearted and intelligent Tanjirō Kamado is a young boy, he must become a man rather quickly when a demon slaughters his entire family with the exception of his sister Nezuko. Tanjirō takes on the role of a demon slayer, being trained by the experienced slayer Giyu Tomioka. Driven by more than revenge, Tanjirō seeks a means of removing the curse that has transformed his sister into a demon. Based on the best-selling manga by Koyoharu Gotōge and animated by Studio Ufotable, this Japanese animated series features bold animation and fantasy action. Watch the trailer of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Stream Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba via: Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR:CAST: Hiroaki Hirata, Hiroki Touchi & Asami Seto A 2018 Japanese Netflix show that premiered worldwide in march 2018. A highly technologically advanced world is swept by crime, and in particular by a serial killer called Killer B. Watch the trailer of B: The Beginning Stream B: The Beginning via: RELEASE DATE: July 2nd, 2020 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: N/A CAST: Yuko Takeuchi, Shihori Kanjiya & Kenichi Takito Miss Sherlock is the Japanese take on the old detective story by Conan O'Doyle. However, in this version, both the role of Watson and Sherlock are played by woman.... Watch the trailer of Miss Sherlock Stream Miss Sherlock via: RELEASE DATE: July 2nd, 2020 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Hiroaki Matsuyama CAST: Su-yeon Cha, Jin-ho Choi, Hyo-Seob Eom, Jae-yoon Jo A manga series about a girl who is dragged into 'The Liar Game Tournament', a real-life game in wich participants have cheat and lie to win other participants' money. Watch the trailer of Liar Game Stream Liar Game via: 'RATING: 84/100 RELEASE DATE: April 14th, 2007 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Hiroyuki Goto, Kazuyuki Shimizu CAST: Takuya Kimura, Eri Fukatsu, Akira Terao, Rosa Katô A simple school teacher - with no particular interest in politics - becomes the Prime Minister within a few seconds. Talk about change! Fun and interesting show. Watch the trailer of Change RATING: 78/100 RELEASE DATE: May 12th, 2008 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
‘J Drama’ isn’t a genre for everyone. It’s soapy, kitschy, to say the least, just like its South-Korean counterpart. Still, a fun pool to dive into if you’re in for something else. Below you’ll find our selection of the best Japanese television series.