Netflix has many great TV shows coming from different networks and perfect for binge-watching. But over the last few years, Netflix has put much focus and emphasis into their own programming. Now there are over 100 Netflix originals ranging from movies to series. You can find pretty much all any genre, from anime to comedies, from thrillers to sci-fi. And these days a good series to kill time that you can also enjoy with your whole heart wouldn’t really hurt. So, if you don’t want aimlessly browse through all the shows, we’ve listed the 10 Best Netflix Originals To Watch Right Now. You have probably already watched originals including House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black. On this list, we have mentioned some great recently released Netflix originals from last year and this year. Continue reading to know about the 15 Best Netflix Originals To Watch Right Now
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal. It explores the world of Thra created for the original film. The world of Skeksis, Gelflings, and other fantastic creatures have been earning praises since the show was released. Like the movie, the show features a cast composed almost entirely of puppets on a visually stunning adventure. The group of Gelflings who discover the Skesis’ dark secret and must stoke the fires of rebellion throughout Thra and save the world.
When They See Us
One of the most heartwarming series to watch on the popular platform, When They See Us is simply mindblowing. The show is inspired by true events. When 28-year-old Trisha Meli was jogging in Central Park on April 19, 1989, she was brutally raped and left for dead. She was in a coma for 12 days and she had lost most of her memory of that day including the identity of her attacker or attackers. The series shows you the horrors that Meli was put through. As the case garnered a lot of attention, the officials decided to solve the crime by any means necessary. This is one of the most powerful series you can find on Netflix.
Unbelievable is another one of those series that will stay with you for a long time. Unbelievable is also centered around a rape case that you will make you realize how little we know about these horrible nightmarish crimes. Unbelievable focus more on showing the survivor’s perspective and the violations that come after than explaining how horrible rape is. The series is based on a Pulitzer-winning piece of journalism by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong.
Dead to Me
Dead to Me is one of the best dark comedies on Netflix that explore the weirdly funny sides of grief, loss, and forgiveness. Jen played by Christina Applegate and Judy played by Linda Cardellini meet at a grief support group after Jen’s husband died three months ago in a hit and run accident. And Judy’s fiancé died eight weeks ago of a heart attack. They form an unlikely friendship over their mutual anguish and their love of Facts of Life. But there is a shocking secret that could destroy Jen. Dead to Me is one of the best Netflix originals to watch right now.
The Umbrella Academy
The Umbrella Academy begins with 43 women giving birth on the same day, at the same exact time, despite not showing any signs of pregnancy beforehand. And an odd billionaire adopts all of those seven children and turns them into a team of child superheroes known as The Umbrella Academy. After parting their ways, the group reunites as adults when their adoptive father dies. The show moves on as the team members find themselves at odds with each other again, only to be forced to overcome their differences to stop the world from ending. The show is based on the comic book series of the same name created and written by Gerard Way.
One of the best series on Netflix right now is Sex Education. The series has a brilliant cast including Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Connor Swindells, and Kedar Williams-Stirling. The series is about Asa Butterfield playing the son of a renowned sex therapist played by Gillian Anderson. He finds himself in an awkward situation when he decides to help his classmates by sharing his knowledge of sex. The two seasons long series will surely impress its viewers.
The Pharmacist is about Dan Schneider, a pharmacist who loses his son in a drug-related shooting. The show starts out as a murder mystery documentary and then follows Dan and how he managed to blow the opioid crisis crippling his community wide open in New Orleans. The Pharmacist is one of the best limited series to watch right now.
This German-American miniseries is loosely based on Deborah Feldman’s 2012 autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. The story follows a young woman brought up in an ultra-Orthodox community in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg district. And how she manages to leave an arranged marriage and tight-knit faith community in order to pursue her dreams. Unorthodox is one of the most inspiring shows to watch right now.
Our Planet is a must-watch for everyone. The visually stunning series explores our planet’s natural beauty and how climate change is impacting it. From oceans to forests, you will see all living creatures and how their lives are changing for the worse in a spectacular way. Our Planet is one of the most thought-provoking series to watch on Netflix.
You’ve probably heard of this one by now but if you haven’t watched it yet, you definitely should. The Witcher is about Geralt, a mutated monster hunter struggling to find his place in a world filled with vicious people. The witcher and his journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world are based on The Witcher books by Andrzej Sapkowski
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness
Tiger King explores the business of big cat breeding and its bizarre underworld, populated by peculiar characters. The true crime documentary is about the life of Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic. It shows the deeply interconnected society of big cat conservationists like Carole Baskin and collectors such as Exotic, who Baskin accuses of abusing and exploiting wild animals. The show earned a lot of praise and became the most-watched show on Netflix in March.
If you are a manga fan then this one is for you. Written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki, Beastars is a Japanese manga series. It is set in a world of modern, civilized, anthropomorphic animals. But there is a cultural divide between the carnivores and herbivores. Beastars has won multiple awards including the Manga Taishō Award. It’s definitely one of the best manga series on Netflix.
After Life is a dark comedy about Tony who had a perfect life until his wife Lisa died. The tragedy Tony to such an extinct that he decided to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes. He tries his best to not to care about himself or anybody else. Ricky Gervais does an excellent job starring in, directing and writing the comedy. After Life is one of the best Netflix originals to watch right now.
Love, Death & Robots
Love, Death & Robots is a collection of animated short stories spanning various genres, including sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and comedy. This series with captivating stories and spectacular viewing experience is one of the must-watch if you are an anime fan.
Cheer is a six-part docuseries that follows the nationally ranked 40-member Navarro College Bulldogs Cheer Team from Corsicana, Texas. It shows you the insanity behind competitive cheerleading revealing just how grueling and extreme the sport can be. The compelling series is a must-watch especially if you have ever thought or question the power of a cheerleader.