Netflix, with a large catalog of anime movies, has outstanding productions of the genre. This is a top 10 that mentions some.
The anime, the Japanese way of making animation, has become a strong and global industry. At the end of the 20th century, it managed to reach Latin America and Europe with titles such as Dragon Ball, The Knights of the Zodiac or InuYasha. However, it was not until a few years ago that it made inroads in the United States and around the world. Such has been the strength of the genre that the AT&T conglomerate (owner of Warner Media and Discovery) decided to bet on the niche. In this way, it obtained from Sony a streaming platform dedicated to this type of production: Crunchyroll.According to international marketing surveys, last year the company closed with more than 120 million subscribers active. After the success achieved, all other platforms sought the copyright of free anime to have something to compete with.Prime Video and Netflix made strategic alliances with Japanese studios to produce their own titles. Even the great czar of American animation, Disney, had to give in. In 2021, it hired seven animators from the Asian country to create Star Wars Visions, a series of short films about the popular galactic saga. Netflix, for its part, managed to acquire the international distribution of the films of the Studio Ghibli, the great protagonist of animated cinema in Japan. The company was founded in 1985 and started off on the right foot. Its numbers back it up. Four of his films have been nominated for Oscar for Best Animated Film, shaking the traditional winners (Disney and Dreamworks). Spirited Away took the statuette. In addition, six of the ten highest-grossing films of the genre in Japan are his. The works they carry have obtained multiple times the Animage Anime Grand Prix, the most important national recognition of this type of creation. They have also won the Japanese Animation Academy Award of the Year four times. For this, in CINEMACOMICS a count is made of the ten best anime movies that are in Netflix. The top 10 to follow was organized based on the evaluation of the projects on Rotten Toamtoes. However, the selection was made based on the opinion of various international media and the recommendation of the algorithm of the digital catalog.The Tale of Princess Kaguya (100%)
The Tale of Princess Kaguya Studio Ghibli. First on the list The Tale of Princess Kaguya, follows a young woman who is found inside a glowing bamboo stalk. An old bamboo cutter and her wife find her and try to help her. As part of the central plot, the protagonist is shown to grow up and go from being a tiny girl to quickly becoming a Beautiful young. Captivating everyone who knows her is shocking, but she must face her destiny. In English, she had a luxury cast led by Chloë Grace Moretz, Lucy Liu and the legendary James Caan. It premiered on November 23, 2013 in Japan.Violet Evergarden (100%)
Violet EvergardenKyoto Animation. Directed by Taichi Ishidate, it appears Violet Evergarden: The Movie. This is based on the homonymous manga. In the plot appears violet, a young girl who was used as a human weapon. She must learn to live once the war is over. As she works on behalf of her people, she finds a reason to live. It was released on September 18, 2020 as an exclusive product of Netflix.Words that bubble like a soda (100%)Words that bubble like a sodaSublimation and Signal MD. The product of the alliance of the two traditional studios is Words that bubble like a soda. It is a youth drama with a very present existential touch. It narrates the dilemmas of a shy boy, who expresses himself through haiku, and a cheerful but self-conscious girl. Both, in an idyll, share a brief and magical summer. It was directed by Kyohei Ishiguro and was released on July 22, 2021 in Japanese theaters.Spirited Away (97%)
Spirited Away Studio Ghibli. Ghibli’s crown jewel, Spirited Away, was one of the first anime feature films to be distributed globally. However, it was not until his victory at the Academy Awards and at international festivals that the marketers gave him the vote of confidence. Although it premiered in 2001 in Japan, it reached Latin America in 2003 and to Europe in 2002. Follow Chihiro, a capricious girl who must enter a fantasy world in order to save her parents, turned into pigs.My Neighbor Totoro (95%)
My neighbor TotoroStudio Ghibli. my neighbor totoro is the story behind Totoro, the studio’s official mascot. It launched in 1988 having been directed by Hayao Miyazaki. This anime follows the students and sisters Satsuke Y Mei while they settle in their country house with their father. There, they wait for their mother to recover from an illness at an area hospital. As the sisters explore their new home, they befriend some playful goblins, and in the woods they find a huge creature known as Totoro.Beauty (95%)BelleStudio Chizu and Toho. adaptation of Beauty and the Beast It was acclaimed by international critics. It is one of the few times that from the East they adapt a story from the West and more in anime. In this version, a high school student becomes a singer with millions of fans around the planet thanks to the world virtual. The young woman begins to investigate who is the mysterious beast that leads a group of expeditious vigilantes.Among the original cast, the transgender actress stands out. hunter schaferrecognized by Euphoria.Whispers of the heart (94%)
Whispers of the Heart Studio Ghibli. One of the few sagas of the developer. Whispers of the heart, from 1995, is the first of two intertwined films. It was directed by Yoshifumi Kondo and the second part of it is The Cat Returns from 2002. Here, a young book-loving student discovers that all the books she has chosen in the library were previously chosen by the same person. She so she meets Seijia young man who is learning to make violins.Cat love (94%)
Amor de gataStudio Colorful, Twin Engine and Toho. cat love narrates what happens line between humans and animals begins to blur. In the story, a peculiar girl is transformed into a cat to draw the attention of her lover. It was directed by the duo made up of Junichi Satō Y Tomotaka Shibayama and premiered on June 18, 2020.Princess Mononoke (93%)
Princess MononokeStudio Ghibli. One of the most awarded and box office of Ghibli with a collection of 169.7 million dollars billed. princess mononoke was directed by the laureate Hayao Miyazaki. In short, a prince is involved in a conflict between a forest princess and the abuse of the mechanization.Premiere in 1997 in Japan.Howl’s Moving Castle (87%)Howl’s Moving Castle Studio Ghibli. Ghibli trusts Hayao Miyazaki again and this time to close this top. In 2004, the cheerleader premiered Howl’s Moving Castle, one of her most iconic stories. After a witch (Lauren Bacall) transforms her into an old woman, a hatmaker (Jean Simmons) seeks refuge. On her journey, she manages to stay in the traveling house of a singular magician (Christian bale).Other portals criticism they place it within the 10 best animated films in history and one of the 3 best anime.