Is Your Name on Netflix? Where to Watch the Movie

If you are a fan of romantic anime films and series, you must have heard about Your Name. But, can you watch it on Netflix? Let’s find out!

Your Name is a beautiful and emotionally satisfying anime movie with a score of 98% on RottenTomatoes. The anime is written and directed by Makoto Shinkai and it tells the story of two high school teenagers who for some reason begin swapping bodies out of nowhere.

To answer your question, Yes, Your Name is available on Netflix, but it is not something you can find in all regions. For now, the movie is limited to a few Netflix libraries such as Germany, the UK, Australia, and France.

Unfortunately, it is missing from US Netflix and other regions. But, you can still watch Your Name from anywhere in the world where the movie is missing from Netflix with a VPN.

Here’s everything you need to know about where to watch Your Name on Netflix with a VPN app. 

How to Watch ‘Your Name’ on Netflix From Anywhere 

You can watch ‘Your Name’ on Netflix by following the steps below:

  1. Choose a VPN and subscribe to it. I highly recommend Surfshark as it is the cheapest VPN with a 30-day money-back guarantee. 
  2. Download the VPN application on your device.
  3. Log in and connect to a German VPN server (or France).
  4. Go to Netflix and sign in.
  5. Search for the movie and enjoy.


What country is ‘Your Name’ available on Netflix?

‘Your Name’ anime is currently only streaming on Netflix in a few regions only such as:

  • Germany
  • France
  • Australia
  • UK
  • Italy
  • South Korea
  • Malaysia

Why you need a VPN to watch ‘Your Name’ on Netflix from anywhere

Due to geographical restrictions imposed on content, ‘Your Name’ is missing from international Netflix libraries and is only available in a few countries. To watch the movie on Netflix anywhere you need a VPN.

At the time of writing, ‘Your Name’ is only streaming on Netflix in the UK, Australia, Germany, and a handful of other locations. It is missing from US Netflix and other regions.

You can unblock the movie easily from anywhere with a VPN. Virtual Private Networks offer servers that are located all over the world. For example, Surfshark for Netflix has servers available in 65 countries.

You can connect to any country VPN server you wish and change your IP address – basically making it seem like you are using the internet from another location.

For example, to watch ‘Your Name’ on Netflix, you can connect to a server in Germany and it will give you a German IP address. When you visit Netflix, it will automatically open the German Netflix library for you.

This way you can watch Your Name online from anywhere in the world. German Netflix has tons of amazing movies and shows that you can watch with a VPN like Straight Outta Compton, The Dark Knight, and much more.

Other popular anime you can watch on Netflix 

Here are some other popular anime that you can stream on Netflix anywhere with a VPN:

Your Name Trailer 

Your Name or Kimi No Na Wa is a romantic anime fantasy movie based on the light novel series of the same name. It’s about two high school kids – the boy living in Tokyo, and the girl living in the countryside. Both suddenly begin to swap bodies.

Mitsuha Miyamizu is a high school girl living in the countryside. Bored with her rural life in the small town of Itomori, she wishes to be born as a boy in Tokyo in her next life.

It’s as if her wishes are answeres because one day she starts swapping bodies with Taki Tachibana, a high school kid in Tokyo. However, it is more complicated than that as both are living in separate timeframes.

Will Taki and Mitsusha be able to remember each other?

Here is a glimpse of the anime.

Your Name Cast 

Here is the cast and characters of Your Name anime film:

  • Taki Tachibana voiced by Ryunosuke Kamiki
  • Mitsuha Miyamizu voiced by Mone Kamishirashi
  • Katsuhiko Teshigawara voiced by Ryo Narita
  • Sayaka Natori voiced by Aoi Yuki
  • Tsukasa Fuji voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki
  • Shinta Takagi voiced by Kaito Ishikawa
  • Miki Okudera voiced by Masami Nagasawa
  • Hitoha Miyamizu voiced by Etsuko Ichihara
  • Yotsuha Miyamizu voiced by Kanon Tani
  • Futuba Miyamizu voiced by Sayaka Ohara
  • Yukari Yukino voiced by Kana Hanazawa

Frequently Asked Questions 

Is Your Name available on Netflix US?

No, Your Name anime is not available on Netflix US right now. Due to streaming rights, the anime film is missing from the US Netflix library. But it is available on Netflix in Germany, UK, Australia, and France.

Was Your Name removed from Netflix?

Your Name was probably one of the biggest titles leaving Netflix US and other regions in 2021. The anime movie is available on Netflix, but only in a handful of countries like UK, Australia, Germany, etc.

What platform is Your Name on?

You can watch Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa) online on Netflix. It is also available to rent or buy on Amazon Prime, Google Play Store, iTunes, and Vudu.

Is Your Name a sad anime?

Yes, Your Name is a sad anime movie. It does have a happy ending, but the anime is utterly heartbreaking and devastating, especially the characters’ journey till the end. It does have funny moments, but you will enjoy the movie no doubt.

Will there be a Your Name 2?

Unfortunately, Makato Shinkai does not make many movie sequels, so the chances of Your Name 2 happening are very less. The movie did have a happy ending, so Thank God there are no cliffhangers. Also, the manga was completed in January 2017, so there is no source material left for a second movie.


As mentioned above, Your Name is available on Netflix, but only in a few countries. You cannot watch it on Netflix in the United States, and it is also missing from Canada, Japan, Spain, and other countries.

Thankfully, the anime is present in multiple countries, including Germany, UK, Australia, France, and Italy. So, if you are trying to watch the movie from anywhere else, you will need to use a VPN.

VPNs can help you change your IP address so it matches other countries like Germany. When you visit Netflix, it will take you to the German library where the anime is streaming.

This way, you can enjoy streaming the film from the US and anywhere abroad easily. Happy streaming, but I must warn you, it will break your heart!

Jack Foster is a tech geek and a binge-watcher with a major interest in streaming. He loves to blog about the latest movies, TV series, all events, and happenings in the steaming and entertainment industry.

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