Best new Japanese TV Shows in 2021 & 2020 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List)


List of the latest Japanese TV series in 2021 on tv and the best Japanese TV series of 2020 & 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.

New Japanese TV series in 2021

Top series up for release in 2021
  • Shogun

    Based on James Clavell’s most acclaimed of novel, previously adapted into a miniseries, Shogun takes place in feudal Japan where the west collides with the east. John Blackthorne is an English sailor who finds himself shipwrecked off the Japanese coast. Unfamiliar with the land, he soon comes to know the strict daimyo of Lord Toranaga and the dedicated Lady Mariko who hopes to prove her worth. It is a stirring an exciting tale of an aging Japan ripe with political strife and questioning of culture. Watch the trailer of Shogun

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  • Shaman King

    CREATOR: Hiroyuki Takei
    CAST: Katsuyuki Konishi, Minami Takayama & Yōko Hikasa
    As the second animated adaptation of the manga by Hiroyuki Takei, Shaman King follows the adventures of Yoh Asakura seeking to prove his worth as a shaman. If he masters such skills, he will become powerful enough to win the Shaman Fight and become the greatly revered Shaman King. But the battle itself is only held once every 500 years by the most powerful of shamans, making Yoh’s journey to the top one of the toughest challenges of his entire life. Watch the trailer of Shaman King

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Best Japanese TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2021

2020, 2019, 2018 & the 2010's best rated Japanese TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hulu).
‘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.