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What are the best Japanese shows you can watch on Netflix?

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Rainier Sulla - Binge.co Contributor

Looking for some Japanese content to binge-watch? Say no more! Below, we give recommendations on the best shows you should not miss out on Netflix. Whatever genre you're into, may it be drama, rom-com, or even horror, we got them all here for you to keep you entertained.

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  1. 1Midnight Diner

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    Midnight Diner, also known as Shinya shokudō, is a Japanese anthology television series based on the manga written by Yarō Abe. Set on a midnight diner, it follows a chef (The Master) and his interactions with his customers.

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  1. 2Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020

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    Terrace House: Tokyo is a reality TV show that follows a group of six unrelated individuals (three boys and three girls) as they share an exquisite house. It was debuted on Netflix Japan as one of the streaming giant's original programs on May 14, 2019. 

  2. 3Million Yen Women

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    Million Yen Women (100 Manen no Onnatachi) is a Japanese romantic comedy series based on the manga of the same name by Shunju Aono. It aired on TV Tokyo from April to June 2017 and became available on Netflix U.S. on August 15, 2017.

  1. 4Samurai Gourmet

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    Samurai Gourmet is a slice of life comedy series based on Masayuki Kusumi's manga of the same name. It follows a retired man who indulges in the joys of drinking and eating, which leads to the awakening of the inner samurai in him.

  2. 5Devilman Crybaby

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    Devilman Crybaby is a horror anime TV series based on Go Nagai's manga. It debuted on Netflix on January 5, 2018 as a Netflix Original. It follows a timid boy who merges with a demon to save humanity from an impending invasion.

  3. 6Atelier

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    Atelier is a Japanese coming-of-age television series. It takes place in a deluxe Japanese lingerie company and follows a young employee who finds it hard to scale the heights of her new job.

  4. 7Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light

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    Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light is an eight-part miniseries centered on Akio Inaba, who is trying to reconnect with his estranged, once-workaholic father through Final Fantasy XIV. It stars Yûdai Chiba, Ren Osugi and Mako Ishino.

  5. 8Good Morning Call

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    Good Morning Call is a romantic comedy-drama live-action adaptation of Yue Takasuka's manga series. It follows the adventures of a high school girl and a heartthrob as they go through the pitfalls of love and life.

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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "Rile Fukushima is one of my favorite Japanese actress currently. Glad I discovered her thru this show. Not to be a weeaboo or anything, but damn I'd love to be Japanese."
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    Million Yen Women
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "AMAZING manga as well... I know so many people who loved the shwo so much they ended reading the mange. In fact, I'm one of those people as well. :P"
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    Samurai Gourmet
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "Final Fantasy is just straight up the best series ever. Greatest video game, show, just the absolute best, really."
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    Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "I love the sullen style of everyday life. It's so peaceful and yet you learn so much about life."
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    Midnight Diner
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "Without a doubt the best Japanese show on Netflix. Wildly entertaining and so funny!"
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    Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "MAN.. My friends all told me this was a waste of time but I would beg to differ."
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    Devilman Crybaby
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "I'm a sucker for romance shows... What can I say?"
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    Good Morning Call
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    Anonymous
    November 7, 2019
    "This show has made me cry so many times!"
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    Atelier
This list is about What are the best Japanese shows you can watch on Netflix
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Midnight DinerTV Shows 16 Paid
2Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020TV Shows 11 Paid
3Million Yen WomenTV Shows 10 Paid
4Samurai GourmetTV Shows 4 Paid
5Devilman CrybabyTV Shows 2 Paid
6AtelierTV Shows 2 Paid
7Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of LightTV Shows 1 Paid
8Good Morning CallTV Shows 1 Paid
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