Manga, one of Japan’s biggest exports, has been a treasure trove for filmmakers. From anime to live action, thousands of movies and TV shows originate from the pages of the black and white world of manga. Netflix has a handful of exciting manga adaptations arriving in 2023 and beyond.

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Live Action Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023

Burn the House Down (Season 1) north

Seasons: TBA | Episodes: to be confirmed
Gender: Drama, Suspense | Execution time: to be confirmed
Cast: Nagano Mei, Suzuki Kyoka
Netflix Release Date: 2023

Mitarai Ke Enjou Suru's Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023 And Beyond

After several months of filming, principal photography came to an end on burn down the house on January 4, 2023. We’d expect to see the series on Netflix before the end of 2023, but a Q3 or Q4 release is realistic.

The home of the wealthy Mitarai family, who have run a hospital for generations, burned to the ground in an unfortunate fire. Thirteen years later, the housekeeper Anzu Murata heads to the house of her new client, the Mitarais. There, she is greeted by Mrs. Mitarai’s beautiful and flawless second wife, Makiko. Anzu is hired and starts working on the house, but she has a certain purpose to infiltrate the Mitarai house.

Zom 100: Wish List of the Dead (2023) north

director: Kazuki Kawagoe
Gender: Comedy, Drama, Horror | Execution time: to be confirmed
Cast: Eiji Akaso, Kazuki Kitamura, Mai Shiraishi, Shuntarô Yanagi
Netflix Release Date: 2023 | Adapted from: Zom 100: Wish List of the Dead

Zom 100 Live-Action Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023 And Beyond

Netflix has a great track record with zombies, especially from Korea, however we haven’t seen much zombie content from Japan other than the extremely poor adaptation of Resident Evil. If the movie is anything to go by like the manga it’s based on, expect a lot of comedic violence and some light-hearted silliness from the main protagonist.

For the past three years, Tendou Akira has been a wage slave for a popular production company. Overworked, underpaid, and with no time for himself, Akira has become a mindless zombie meant for one purpose: work. When the zombie apocalypse hits, Akira is overjoyed, happy that, for the first time in three years, he finally has a day off. Realizing that the zombie apocalypse means he will never have to go back to the office again, Akira decides to make the most of his new found freedom by creating a list of 100 things he would like to do before he becomes a zombie.

From Me to You: Kimi ni Todoke (Season 1) north

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 12
Gender: Drama, Romantic | Execution time: to be confirmed
Cast: Minami Sara, Suzuka Ouji, Miyamoto Hayato,
Netflix Release Date: March 30, 2023 | Adapted from: Kimi ni Todoke: From me to you

Kimi Ni Todoke's Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023 And Beyond

Filming wrapped up in December 2022, but a quick turnaround in post-production will see the romantic drama arrive in March 2023.

Sawako Kuronuma, a 15-year-old high school freshman, nicknamed Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from The Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood due to her appearance; Rumors at school report that she can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her sinister appearance, she is actually a sweet and unassuming girl who only yearns to be useful; she has been rejected for so long that the idea of ​​making friends with her has become foreign to her. When a popular boy, Kazehaya, starts talking to her, everything changes. She finds herself in a new world, making new friends and talking to different people, and she can’t thank Kazehaya enough for giving her these opportunities. Slowly but surely, a sweet love blossoms between the two as they overcome the circumstances and obstacles that stand in their way.

Yu Yu Hakusho (season 1) north

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: to be confirmed
Gender: Action, Adventure, Comedy | Execution time: to be confirmed
Cast: Takumi Kitamura, Kanata Hongō, Jun Shison, Shuhei Uesugi
Netflix Release Date: December 2023 | Adapted from: Yuyu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023 And Beyond

Yu Yu Hakusho has one of the most beloved anime adaptations of the early ’90s, and decades later it still retains its popularity. We’re expecting great things from the live-action adaptation, which should be coming to Netflix soon.

Yusuke Urameshi, 14, dies after pushing a boy out of the way of oncoming traffic. Thanks to his delinquent nature, the Spirit World is surprised that such a person would sacrifice himself. Learning that it was not his time to die, Yusuke is given the chance to resurrect and revive. When Yusuke returns to the world of the living, he becomes a spirit detective, an investigator of the supernatural.

One Piece (Season 1) north

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 10
Gender: Action, Adventure | Running time: TBA
Cast: Iñaki Godoy, Mackenyu, Emily Rudd, Taz Skylar, Jacob Gibson
Netflix Release Date: 2023

one piece manga adaptations coming to netflix in 2023 and beyond

As one of the most beloved manga of all time, the stakes are high in the live-action adaptation of One Piece. With author and creator Eiichiro Oda involved in producing the series, this gives us hope that One Piece could be one of the best live-action adaptations around (hopefully!).

Monkey D. Luffy, a rookie pirate sets sail with dreams of becoming the Pirate King by claiming One Piece, the legendary treasure of legendary pirate Gol D. Roger.

Anime Manga Adaptations Coming to Netflix in 2023

Akuma-kun (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: to be confirmed
Study: Toei Animation
Netflix Release Date: 2023

Akuma Kun Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023 And Beyond

Akuma-Kun is one of the oldest fictional franchises in Japan. Its first manga run began in 1963, but it wasn’t until 1989 that the first anime adaptation was released in Japan. It took another 30 years for a new anime adaptation, which will be a global exclusive on Netflix.

Akuma-kun wants to create a world where all human beings can live happily, and he believes that harnessing the power of demons is necessary to achieve that goal.

Onmyōji (season 1) north

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: to be confirmed
Study: marvy jack
Netflix Release Date: 2023

Onmyoji's Manga Adaptations Coming To Netflix In 2023 And Beyond

Another animated anthology for Netflix, Onmyōji is a collection of fantasy historical short stories by author Baku Yumemakura.

Adaptations Returning to Netflix in 2023

Ultraman (season 3) north

Seasons: 3 | Episodes: to be confirmed
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Netflix Release Date: Early 2023

After a three-year wait, fans saw the return of ultraman in 2022. Fortunately, the wait for the third and final season won’t be that long and it will arrive on Netflix in early 2023.

Now a distant memory, the legendary «Giant of Light» was believed to have left Earth and returned to his home planet. However, his son, Shinjiro Hayata, discovers his father’s secret and takes the mantle of Ultraman for himself.

Kengan Ashura (season 2) north

Seasons: 2 | Parties: 3 | Episodes: to be confirmed
Study: Larx Entertainment
Netflix Release Date: 2023

Considering how long it took to announce the second season, for a while we thought the future of the Kengan Ashura anime was bleak. Hopefully, we’ll see the animated anime return to Netflix sometime in 2023.

For hundreds of years, the rich and powerful of Japan have hired the most skilled fighters for organized, winner-takes-all gladiatorial combat. Bursting onto the scene is Tokita Ohma, who can’t wait to compete and take on the strongest fighters possible.

Bastard!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- (Season 2) north

Seasons: 2 | Episodes: to be confirmed
Study: Liden Movies
Netflix Release Date: 2023

The arrival of Bastardo!! saw the first anime adaptation of the franchise in three decades. A huge hit with anime fans, and we can’t wait to see what season 2 has in store for us.

The Dark Rebel Army, which plans to resurrect the god of destruction Anthrasax, continues to expand its power in a bid to rule the world, led by the overwhelmingly powerful Four Divine Kings. The Kingdom of Metallicana on the Central Metallion Continent is assaulted by the Dark Rebel Army led by sorcerers. To save the kingdom, Tia Noto Yoko, daughter of the High Priest, has a choice to make: she must resurrect the ancient great wizard who once conspired to rule the world and is sealed within her childhood friend, Lucien. Renren. The only thing that can undo the seal is a maiden’s kiss from a virgin. Faced with imminent danger, Yoko places her lips on Lucien’s, and at that moment, a powerful dark energy fills the air. The strongest, wildest and most beautiful protagonist, the legendary wizard Dark Schneider, finally revives!

What manga adaptations are you hoping to see on Netflix in 2023? Let us know in the comments below!