Is Yuri On Ice on Netflix? How to watch it from anywhere

Yuri On Ice is a Japanese anime series featuring Yuri, a figure skater who decides to take a break after his defeat in the Grand Prix finals. Yuri decides to go back to his hometown and reunite with his childhood friend.

But the real question is, ‘Is Yuri On Ice on Netflix?’ You’ll be happy to know that yes, the anime series is streaming on Netflix, but only in Japan. You cannot watch it on Netflix anywhere else.

But there is a simple way to watch Yuri On Ice on Netflix from anywhere by using a VPN. With a VPN app on your device, you can change your Netflix region to Japan and watch the series from anywhere in the world.

How to watch Yuri On Ice on Netflix from anywhere

Follow these steps to watch Yuri On Ice on Netflix from anywhere:

  1. Choose a VPN and subscribe to it. I highly recommend Surfshark which is the cheapest VPN with many servers in Japan.
  2. Download the VPN application on your device.
  3. Log in and connect to a Japanese server.
  4. Go to Netflix and search for  Yuri On Ice and enjoy. 


Yuri On Ice Available Platforms

Yuri On Ice is available to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, iTunes Store, and Google Play Store.

Yuri On Ice Netflix countries

Yuri On Ice is available on Japanese Netflix only. It is not available on any other regional Netflix library due to streaming rights. I will keep checking for more updates, but till now, the anime series is only available on Netflix Japan.

Why do you need a VPN to watch Yuri!!! On Ice on Netflix from anywhere

Yuri On Ice is available on Netflix but only in Japan. So if you are anywhere else like in the US, UK, or other countries, you will not be able to watch the anime series. That is why you need a VPN to watch Yuri!!! On Ice on Netflix from your region.

The anime series is not available on other Netflix libraries due to content licensing rights. In the United States, another streaming service has the right to air the anime which is why you cannot watch it on American Netflix.

Netflix uses geo-restrictions to restrict its content worldwide. That is why every region has its own content library.

Using a VPN, you can connect to a server in Japan and unblock Japanese Netflix where all 15 episodes of the Japanese anime are available.

With a VPN you can also watch other popular anime like Jujutsu KaisenWeathering With You, Deadman Wonderland, and Naruto Shippuden on Netflix.

Yuri On Ice Trailer

After a close defeat in the Grand Prix Final the 23-year-old Yuri, a Japanese figure skater, puts his career on hold and returns to his hometown. He meets his childhood friend, Yuko, at the ice rink and mimics the skating routine of his idol, Victor.

When Yuko uploads his performance video online, it catches the attention of Victor, who offers to coach Yuri and bring him back to his career.

Yuri On Ice is rated highly on IMDB with 8.3 stars and has mostly positive reviews. Here is a brief look at the anime series.

Yuri On Ice Cast

Here is a list of the series cast:

  • Toshiyuki Toyonaga/ Josh Grelle as Yuri Katsuki
  • Jun’ichi Suwabe/ Jerry Jewell as Viktor Nikiforov
  • Micah Solusod as Yuri Plisetsky
  • Colleen Clinkenbeard as Minako
  • Sonny Strait as Hishashi Mooroka
  • Daman Mills as Yakov Feltsman

Yuri On Ice Ratings and Reviews

The anime series received a lot of praise from the viewers and critics. The anime was nominated for Crunchyroll awards in various categories such as Best Animation, Best Ending, Best Couple, Best Opening, and Most Heartwarming Scene.

In 2017 alone, the series managed to snag 18 awards in total. The sports anime became extremely popular among viewers, especially on social media.


Does Netflix have Yuri on Ice?

Yes, Yuri On Ice is available on Netflix but only in Japan. If you are living in the US or abroad, you can watch the anime on Netflix by using a VPN.

Is Yuri on Ice on Netflix or Hulu?

Yuri On Ice is only available to stream on Netflix and is not available on Hulu or any other American streaming service. Currently, you can watch it on Japanese Netflix.

What are other anime series and movies you can watch on Netflix?

Netflix has a number of Japanese anime and movies to offer like:


With the unmatchable animation, an interesting story, and concept, Yuri On Ice is a great anime series that you must not miss out on. It is currently available to watch on Netflix Japan.

If you are anywhere abroad, you can use a VPN to unblock Japanese Netflix and watch the entire series online. Happy Streaming.

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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