The world-class online entertainment service, Netflix, has revealed rankings of each genre and an overall ranking of the popular shows of 2019 in Japan titled “What's Hot? 2019” on their official account on “Note”.

This is the first time Netflix has revealed a yearly aggregation of most popular titles in Japan.
The top 10 titles from categories such as “Most viewed film”, “Most viewed series”, “Most viewed reality show”, “Most viewed documentary”, “Most viewed anime”, including the overall ranking, “Most viewed titles” were announced.

The “Most viewed title” was “The Naked Director”, a story about the revolutionary adult video director in the 80s, Muranishi Tooru, portrayed by Yamada Takayuki.
Works related to anime and manga that made it in the top 10 were; “Gintama 2: Rules Are Made To Be Broken” at 4th, “Relakkuma and Kaoru” at 5th, “ULTRAMAN” at 6th, “Neon Genesis Evangelion” at 8th, and “Aquaman” at 10th.

The “Most viewed anime” was the Netflix original anime, “ULTRAMAN”, which also was in 6th place in the “Most viewed title” ranking.
The “Ultraman which no one has ever seen” was created by Kamiyama Kenji and Aramaki Shinji, the top creators in the anime scene, as a full 3D CG Animation of the national hero loved by all generations.

The following titles were “Neon Genesis Evangelion”, which became available on an online streaming subscription service for the first time, and “One-Punch Man”, the invincible hero that beats all enemies with a singlepunch.

“Kengan Ashura” and “7SEEDS” were the other Netflix original anime series in the top 10, along with “Attack on Titan”, “The Seven Deadly Sins”, “Dr. STONE”, “Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious”, and “Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest”.

Netflix “What's Hot? 2019”
<Top 10 most viewed titles in 2019 (Japan)>
1. The Naked Director
2. Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020
3. 6 Underground
4. Gintama 2: Rules Are Made To Be Broken
5. Rilakkuma and Kaoru
7. Call Boy
8. Neon Genesis Evangelion
9. Witcher
10. Aquaman

<Top 10 most viewed anime in 2019 (Japan)>
2. Neon Genesis Evangelion
3. One-Punch Man
4. Kengan Ashura
5. Attack on Titan
6. The Seven Deadly Sins
8. Dr. STONE
9. Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious
10. Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest