Netflix’s 10 Best Anime Original Series, According To Rotten Tomatoes

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The highly anticipated third season of Love, death and robots has finally arrived. The futuristic, diverse, and innovative anime series reminds subscribers that Netflix has some great anime series to offer. Other anime TV series have also been highly rated, such as Bojack Rider and Big mouth.

These series, among others, prove that animation is no longer just for children. With the expected return of TV series aimed at viewers of all ages, some people may be wondering how Rotten Tomatoes scores of their favorite shows rank among other shows on Netflix.

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ten Love, Death & Robots – 85%


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This much-loved animated TV series is back with its third season, and it doesn’t disappoint. Love, death and robots features largely independent episodes by different creative teams, but they all explore different corners of the sci-fi and fantasy genres. Some are hopeful and some are terrifying, but they all attempt to tell self-contained, self-contained stories.

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The show is groundbreaking by showing each episode in a different style of animation. Its plots feel like a modern take on the 50s and 60s classic, The twilight zone. With an overall score of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes, Love, death and robots ranks among the best-animated TV series, even if it takes unconventional risks that sometimes don’t come to fruition.


9 The Midnight Gospel – 92%


It can often be overlooked, but many anime TV series offer depth, thought-provoking moments, and questions about the most important things in the world. A show to do this incredibly is Midnight Gospel, which follows an astronaut as he travels the multiverse to learn about other creatures.

The Midnight Gospel has some of the most whimsical animation styles on the platform and showcases a creative take on the possibility of other worlds. With a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the show asks many questions, and the answers make up many of the best existential quotes from The Midnight Gospel.


8 F is for family – 93%


f is for family casting

Led by Bill Burr, F is for family paints a hilariously transparent picture of 1970s America. Everything from societal norms for mothers to the promotion of tobacco as “healthy” makes this crass adult animated series enjoyable and somewhat intimidating as a glimpse into the past.

With five seasons running, F is for family maintained a high Rotten Tomatoes score of 93%, which only proves its consistency and timelessness from the mid-2010s into the new decade.


seven Bojack Rider – 93%


BoJack holds a cellphone above a railing in BoJack Horseman

One of Netflix’s most popular original animated series is a hilarious take on Hollywood through the use of human-like animals. Bojack Rider follows Bojack, a failed Hollywood celebrity who can’t seem to land another acting job. Although the series has cynical characters and depressing moments, bojack Rider has some great, underrated quotes, proving it’s not just a weird and often sad sight.

In 2020, bojack ended after six seasons. After a while without a new Bojack, it still earns its high rating from Rotten Tomatoes and continues to garner a large fan base.


6 Human Resources – 95%


Maury, Mona, Gavin and Joe in Human Resources

One of Netflix’s latest anime shows to receive a high score from Rotten Tomatoes is Human ressources, a spin-off from John Mulaney and Nick Kroll Big mouth. The spin-off sees the return of the big mouth iconic “hormonal monsters” in a whole new setting: the workplace.

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Human ressources combines workplace comedy, young adult angst and emotional investigation to avoid the dangers of other failed spinoff series and rack up 95% on Rotten Tomatoes.


5 Hilda – 100%


Hilda cartoon

For 11 years, Hilda grew up outside the city walls of Trolberg. She only knew life in the cabin with her mother and a fox named Twig. Seasons 1 and 2 of hilda tell of her longing for more and the friends she makes on her adventures beyond the cabin.

The show was so well received that it was treated to the big screen pretty soon, and Hilda and the Mountain King ranks among the best animated movies of 2021. Fans are hoping Hilda’s return in Season 3 will keep her perfect Rotten Tomatoes score safe.


4 The Dragon Prince – 100%


The main trio overlooking Sol Regem in The Dragon Prince promotional art

A Netflix animated series to take the world by storm is The Dragon Prince, which burst onto the scene in 2018. Now three seasons (with a fourth likely coming this year), the show followed two princes and their unlikely alliance with someone sent to assassinate them, as they journey to understand war and peace in their time.

With Netflix canceling so many shows after their second or third season, fans are thrilled that a fourth season of The Dragon Prince is in production. The Dragon Prince is here to stay and will hopefully maintain a highly sought after 100% Rotten Tomatoes score.




3 Kipo and the Age of Wonders – 100%


Yumyan in Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts

In a post-apocalyptic world, Kipo Oak searches for his father. This world, however, is not without danger. In Kipo and the Age of Wonders, there are creatures of unimaginable power and fantasy. Kipo travels to find his father but struggles to discover himself along the way.

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The show was canceled after three seasons, but it will forever retain its Rotten Tomatoes perfect score and be revisited as a fantastical and meaningful adventure experience.


2 Rilakkuma and Kaoru – 100%


Rilakkuma and Kaoru

An animated show like no other, Rilakkuma and Kaoru is a stop-motion animation series that depicts Kaoru and his life with a giant teddy bear named Rilakkuma. This beautifully simple and wholesome show has earned the respect of many fans who love cartoons and anime shows. If nothing else, it’s worth watching an episode to enjoy the wholesome animation style filled with soft and endearing pastel colors.

Unfortunately, Rilakkuma and Kaoru has not yet been renewed for a second season. Its first season, however, is still rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.


1 Big Mouth – 100%


Jay, Nick and Andrew in Big Mouth

The creative and humorous minds of John Mulaney and Nick Kroll shine through in Big mouth, which details the lives of teenagers confronted with the daily difficulties of growing up. This steamy comedy brings hormones to life in the form of monster friends who follow the main kids around, even when they don’t want to.

With five seasons completed, a sixth coming later in 2022 and already renewed for a seventh, the certified fresh and top-rated comedy is sure to bring animated hilarity to Netflix for years to come.

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