Everyone likes to zone out for a good ‘Netflix and Chill‘ session and with the endless options, it can be overwhelming to figure out which new series to start on next.
Whether it’s a K-drama flick, a melodrama, or a dose of reality tv – ahead, we uncover 8 of the best shows on Netflix that are completely binge-worthy.
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1. If you like Maid in Manhattan: Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker chronicles the iconic rags-to-riches story of a trailblazing African American haircare entrepreneur who became America’s first female self-made millionaire. Heartwarming, uplifting and inspiring – the four-part limited series based off true events delves deep into how Walker managed to overcome the odds and built a revolutionary brand that found nation-wide success in the early 1900s.
2. If you like Netflix’s Love Is Blind: The Circle
For those who are hooked on watching reality tv, The Circle is the ultimate competition-based reality series you should be binging on Netflix. It’s as if Big Brother got a massive new update except the twist is that contestants stay in an apartment without seeing each other face-to-face (instead, communicate via The Circle social networking app) and are playing to win a grand price of US $$100,000.
3. If you like Atelier: Followers
If you’ve been tracking all the latest J-dramas, Followers is definitely a Netflix hit you should catch. The 9 episode-long series follows the intersecting stories between Rimi Nara (Miki Nakatani), a popular photographer, and Natsume Hyakuta (Elaiza Ikeda), an aspiring actress, living in the glamorous city of Tokyo. Plus, there’s even guest appearances by iconic Japanese celebs like Kiko Mizuhara, Naomi Watanabe and Rola to name a few.
4. If you like The End Of The F***ing World: I Am Not Okay With This
Sydney (Sophia Lillis) seems like your average teenage girl navigating the complexities of high school, family drama and her sexuality – except she’s not the typical girl you’d imagine herself to be. Discovering an onset of mysterious superpowers after her father passes away, watch on to find out how Sydney tries to come to terms with who she’s become and how she handles challenges she faced in her youth. If you need any more convincing on why you should watch this YA indie series, it’s brought to you by same people who produced Netflix‘s Stranger Things and directed British series The End of the F***ing World.
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5. If you like Netflix’s Narcos: Ozark
For those who love crime-filled dramas, it’s time for you to start streaming Netflix’s Ozark. Struggling to keep their family afloat after a money-laundering scheme for a top Mexican drug cartel goes wrong husband and wife, Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) move up to the summer resort community of Osage Beach, Missouri. In attempts to start afresh with a family-owned casino, the Byrdes get entangled with the local criminals in the area.
6. If you like The Chronicles Of Narnia: Locke & Key
Step into the fantasy world of Locke & Key, that begins when the Locke siblings and mother move into their late father’s peculiar family residence, the Keyhouse. The Locke family soon discovers that their new abode is not what it seems, finding magical keys that give them a vast array of mysterious powers and abilities.
7. If you like Descendants Of The Sun: Crash Landing On You
Netflix‘s Crash Landing On You is the K-drama soap everyone’s been raving about and for all the right reasons. Romance ensues when South Korean socialite Yun Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) ends up stranded in the demilitarised zone in North Korea after a paragliding incident to find help from a handsome, elite North Korean military officer, Ri Jeong Hyeok (Hyun Bin). Get ready to shed a tear and have a good laugh while watching this stunning Korean masterpiece.
8. If you like Netflix’s Cheer: Dare Me
Inspired by Megan Abbott’s mystery novel, Dare Me follows the gripping story between two best friends, Addy (Marlo Kelly) and Beth (Herizen Guardiola), involved in competitive high-school cheerleading and how their lives begin to change after the arrival of new head coach, Coach Colette (Willa Fitzgerald).
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