Netflix to globally stream thirteen Nippon anime titles

The first titles to start streaming are"Hunter x Hunter’," that will be aired in 104 countries; "Ouran High School Host Club" in 190 countries, and “Claymore” in 136 countries.


"Hunter x Hunter"


Nippon TV has licensed 13 of its most popular anime titles to Netflix, to stream them non-exclusively around the world. The first titles to start streaming on September 1st on Netflix are the ever-popular Hunter x Hunter’s first 38 episodes, slated to stream in 104 countries including Spain, Italy, Finland, Turkey, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates during the licensed period. Also streaming on September1st are the beloved "Ouran High School Host Club" in 190 countries, and "Claymore" in 136 countries.

Akane Inoue, Anime Sales and Licensing, International Business Development, Nippon TV said: “Given the tremendous success of 'Old Enough!' around the world, coupled with our drama series and entertainment shows streaming to large audiences in Asia, we are truly honored to be announcing this new deal with Netflix for some of our most beloved anime series in our catalogue.” 

The 13 titles, listed in the order in which Netflix will be streaming, are: "Hunter x Hunter" (148 eps. x 30 mins), "Ouran High School Host Club" (26 eps. x 30 mins), "Claymore" (26 eps. x 30 mins), "Death Note" (37 eps. x 30 min.), "Death Note: Relight 1" (130 min.), and "Death Note: Relight 2" (120 min.) in 14 countries, "From Me to You" (25 eps. x 30 min.) "From Me to You 2nd Season" (13 eps. x 30 min.); "BERSERK" (25 eps. x 30 min.); "Parasyte -the maxim-" (24 eps. x 30 min.); "Nana" (47 eps. x 30 min.); "Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting!" (76 eps. x 30 min.); and "Monster" (74 eps. x 30 min.).

“For many years, anime has been a driving force at Nippon TV where we have been producing hit anime titles such as 'Hunter x Hunter', 'Death Note,' and many more. With anime continuing to surge in popularity around the world, the timing could not be better for this exciting partnership with Netflix. I have no doubt anime fans will be talking about these titles the world over,” she added.