15 Japanese Dorama to watch on Netflix

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Did you know that it is possible to find many Asian dorama on netflix? In this article we will recommend 20 Japanese dramas for you to watch on Netflix along with a full list of available donations.

For those of you unaware, dorama are Asian series, some call it soap opera, but I consider series. Most of the time they are light novels with about 13 or 24 episodes as in anime. In this article we will speak especially of Japanese dorama.

Good morning call on netflix

Considered by many the best Japanese dorama available on netflix. In this story we find a high school student named Nao Yoshikawa who finally manages to have her own apartment.

After a few events, she needs to share this apartment with one of the most popular boys in high school. To avoid trouble, the two agree to live in the same apartment in secret. Will this secret cause problems?

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

The Japanese dorama has 17 epistle and was released in 2016, netflix makes a lot of advertising of this dorama. Unfortunately, like all Japanese Netflix dorama, it’s subtitled.

Terrace house a Reality Show on Netflix

This dorama is actually a kind of Reality Show where 3 unknown men and 3 women live together in a single residence. The series shows the daily lives of these people and already has more than 3 different series of terrace house.

We have terrace house opening new doors, terrace house aloha state, terrace house boys and girls in the city. You will also end up finding new versions of this Japanese reality show and other similar ones.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

Erased – boku dake ga inai machi

Based on the famous manga that has also won an anime adaptation, in this series we live the experience of a young man who ends up traveling in time to solve a murder at his old school that caused future problems.

Young Satoru lives in an arubaito and tries to grow his career as mangaka, but without much success. All this changes when his mother is assasinated and he ends up being hunted by the police and mysteriously teleported to his body 18 years in the past.

Itazura na Kiss – Malicious Kiss

One of the most popular dramas and one of my favorites. This work is based on a manga that has also received adaptation to animes and even adaptation to Korean dramas with the same story.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

The stupid and clumsy main character is in love with a popular guy with a praising nose who ends up rejecting her in high school. After some events she ends up having to live her father more in the family home where this individual lives.

 Samurai Gourmet

Takeshi finds himself bored and looking for something to fill his time. On one of his evening walks, he realizes that he can enjoy a good meal, awakening the samurai that existed inside him.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

Now Takeshi rediscovers his freedom by discovering the pleasure of gastronomy. It will explore different restaurants, bars and cafes, reviving the old dilemmas that customers of these places possess. 

Minami-kun no koibito

Chiyomi is a high school girl who likes Shunichi, a classmate who is smart and handsome. They used to be very close when they were children and were each other’s first love.

Unfortunately Shunichi’s father disappeared, hindering their friendship. After arguing with her parents, Chiyomi wants to go back in time, but instead she ends up decreasing in size and getting 15cm tall, until Shunichi decides to take her home.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

Dad of Light

In this dorama based on real facts, father and son reconnect playing the online RPG Final Fantasy XIV. The dramatic series shows the reconnection of the father and son as they explore the universe of Eorzea.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

Million yen women

A novelist named Shin Machima is in trouble. However, five mysterious women appear in their home, offering a million yen each to rent and sustain their expenses per month.

These women are young, beautiful and are making Shin rich. Until he realizes he has no idea where these women came from. And much less because they moved in with him or the dark secrets they keep.


Midnight dinner: Tokyo Stories

An izakaya (traditional Japanese pub) called midnight restaurant, is run by a wise and intuitive chef known as “The Master”. History shows this master helping his clients overcome personal obstacles and connect with each other.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

Switched, New

Shunpei Kaga, Koshiro Mizumoto and Ayumi Kohinata have been close friends since they were children. Koshiro Mizumoto ends up confessing his feelings for the popular Ayumi Kohinata and the relationship between the two ends up happening.

However, on the day of their first date, Ayumi Kohinata and his envious colleague, Zenko Umine suddenly change bodies. No one believes in Ayumi except Shunpei Kaga. Devastated she tries a way around this situation.

Hibana: spark

Tokunaga is seeking to achieve success through his stand-up performances in Tokyo with traditional Manzai style. He meets, an experienced Manzai comedian who will help him grow up and succeed in this competitive environment.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

Atelier (Underwear)

This Japanese dorama tells the story of a young woman named Mayuko who tries to make her mark on the lingerie world. Following her passion, she gets a job at a high-class lingerie manufacturer.

Soon she realizes that this dream will have several challenges. The story shows the young woman’s effort to fit in and assimilate into the glamorous world of luxurious underwear.

Kakegurui District

A mango-based dorama and anime consisting of a psychomaniacal girl who enters a school where games and betting are part of everyday school. She joins a novice boy with no experience in games to dominate the school.

15 Japanese Doramas to watch on Netflix

The Various Faces of Ito

Yazaki River is a screenwriter who is looking for inspiration for his next big hit. In the meantime she gives advice to four women who are having problems in the relationship with a guy named Ito.

For each woman, Ito’s character is different. Intrigued by the stories, Rio decides to use women and their problems with Ito as a source of inspiration in his next work.


In this Japanese dorama, eleven senior high school students wake up trapped at a table served for dinner, inside a frightening and mysterious room – not knowing why or who took them there.

List of Japanese dramas on netflix

To finalize the article, let’s leave a complete list of Japanese dramas you find on Netflix: (2018)

  • Love and Fortune;
  • Midnight Diner;
  • We have a big problem;
  • Connects to error;
  • Jimmy, jimmy;
  • Followers;
  • Kingdom;
  • Mob psycho 100;
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