While Netflix isn’t quite as impressive as Crunchyroll when it comes to anime, it has nonetheless built a massive and growing anime library. If you want to delve deeper into Netflix’s anime offerings, you can use widely used category codes, and here’s an in-depth look at each.
If you’re not familiar with Netflix category codes, you can check out our main category Guide of over 4000 codes to help you filter Netflix’s 6000+ title library.
How do you work? Essentially, a team of Netflix taggers assigns titles to numerous categories and descriptors that help the Netflix algorithm (and you) sort through the titles to see what you want to watch next.
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How to Use the Netflix Category Codes? You can either type the number of the code below in the search box or use the Genres page on the site to filter by numerous genres.
Complete list of category codes for anime on Netflix
Now let’s take a look at the full list of 22 Anime-related Anime Category Codes:
|category name||category code|
|Anime action from the 1970s||587|
|Anime action from the 1980s||625|
|Anime dubbed in English||81594538|
|Anime for gamers||2797624|
|Anime from the 1970s||3073|
|Anime from the 1980s||3095|
|Anime sci-fi from the 1970s||4531|
|Anime sci-fi from the 1980s||4555|
|Binge-worthy anime series||3085265|
|Dark fantasy anime||2691049|
|Japanese science fiction and fantasy anime||1462167|
|Shōnen Jump Anime||2867925|
|Celebrate Geeked Week||81610621|
Sort Netflix by Japanese Language Dubs/Subs
Another way to sort anime specifically from Japan is to sort Netflix by language. Netflix recently added a new tab to the web version that allows you to sort by a title’s original language.
Here is the Link to sort Netflix by Japanese. However, both live-action and animated content will be provided from the region. Likewise, there’s no way to sort which Japanese titles have dubbing or subtitle options.
Finally, two more quick connectors. If you’re in the United States, you can Browse 200+ anime titles on Netflix via our Netflix library AZ.
Also, if you want to see what Netflix has to offer in the anime space, take a look at all of them new anime movies and series We know we’re coming soon.
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