If you are an enthusiast of series that mix reality with the world of fantasy, then the following list is perfect for you! Discover the best on Netflix.
The wide range of series in fantasy available at Netflix stand out for the recognition of critics in the Rotten Tomatoes. This ranking is based on expert evaluation, considering narrative quality, visual representation and audience involvement. On the streaming platform, we find short stories epics and magical, full of imaginary worlds and extraordinary creatures.
Viewers who are fans of this genre will find the ‘cream’ of the Netflix catalog in this article. In these incredible productions, users are treated to fascinating experiences, where the extraordinary mixes with the emotional. The following list highlights productions that exceed expectations, offering fantasy lovers an immersive journey through enchanted universes and fascinating narratives.
THE BAND – 80%
It tells the story of the Baker Street Gang, a group of peculiar teenagers, recruited by Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes for information on more difficult cases. However, this information does not come without a price to pay. As such, the result is a set of crimes with a supernatural aspect that the group will have to solve. “The Gang“, led by Bea, finds himself at a crossroads, where the dark power is leading and will have to be stopped immediately to avoid the worst.
Reimagines the origin and adventures of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and witchcraft. In the same vein as “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Exorcist“, this adaptation shows Sabrina Spellman struggling to reconcile her dual nature – half witch, half mortal – while facing the forces of evil that threaten her, her family and the daylight world that humans inhabit.
SHADOW AND BONE – 84%
In a world ravaged by war, the orphan Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li) could be the hope that the population so desperately needs to face the Shadow Fold, a region immersed in darkness that hides unimaginable horrors. When joins an elite army, Alina unleashes a dormant power within her: she radiates light even in the heart of darkness.
This extraordinary gift draws the attention of General Kirigan (Ben Barnes), leading her to be recruited into the Grisha, who are magical soldiers. This journey not only tests her limits, but also reveals who is on her side and who her adversaries are in this turbulent world. However, there is a time when she discovers the truth and decides to run away. She ends up meeting an old acquaintance with whom she spent her childhood and together they go on an adventure…
ONE PIECE – 85%
The series is a thrilling sea adventure like no other. The plot revolves around Monkey D. Luffy (played by Iñaki Godoy), a young adventurer who is looking for a life free from constraints. Luffy leaves his hometown to begin a dangerous journey in search of the legendary treasure, the One Piecewith the aim of becoming the king of the pirates.
However, he understands that he cannot go on an adventure of this magnitude alone and needs to create a crew before finding a ship to sail the seven seas. Thus, at path you will encounter several trials. You will have to escape the constant pursuits of the sailors and overcome the cunning rivals who are always lurking.
THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY – 86%
In 1989, forty-three babies were born on the same day, surprisingly, to women who showed no signs of pregnancy earlier that day. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a millionaire industrialist who creates the The Umbrella Academy with the aim of preparing “children” to save the world.
But not everything went according to plan. When he was a teenager, the family separated. Now, the six surviving elements come together again with the news of Sir Hargreeves’ death. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve the mystery of their father’s death.
ARROW – 86%
The series is based on the story of the mythical Green Arrow of Justice League. After many years in the sheltered life of a rich boy, Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) is stranded on an island after the accident with his father’s yacht. Now, he has to extricate himself and learn to survive on his own.
Five years later, he is found alive and in good health, after being presumed dead. After returning to his hometown, Starling City, begins her crusade to rid her of nasty villains, drug dealers, mafia bosses and criminals. To do this, he becomes a vigilante who shoots arrows.
LUCIFER – 87%
Lucifer Morningstar, bored with his boring life in hell, comes to live in Los Angeles. While there, she helps humanity with its miseries through her experience and telepathic abilities to bring out people’s deepest desires and thoughts. Meeting a detective at his (Lux) nightclub, a shootout between him and the detective leads him to become a consultant for the LAPD who tries to punish people for their crimes through law and justice.
SUPERGIRL – 88%
We are now in the Netflix top-3! Accompany Kara Zor-El, the cousin of Superman, who was born on the planet Krypton and escaped after its destruction. As soon as Kara (Melissa Benoist) arrived on planet Earth, was handed over to a host family, the Danvers, who taught her to be careful with her extraordinary powers.
After hiding her powers for more than a decade, Kara finds herself forced to use them in public to prevent an unexpected disaster. Excited by her heroism, Kara decides to start using her powers to help the people in her town.
SWEET TOOTH – 93%
The ‘Great Collapse’ spread chaos throughout the world and caused the mysterious appearance of hybrids — babies that are born part human and part animal. Unsure whether hybrids are a cause or a result of the virus, many humans fear them and hunt them. After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a deer boy named Gus forms an inexplicable friendship with a lonely nomad named Jepperd.
Together, they set out on an extraordinary adventure and travel across what remains of the USA in search of answers. Namely about Gus’ origins, Jepperd’s past and the true meaning of home. However, their history is full of unexpected allies and enemies. Gus soon discovers that the lush and dangerous world beyond the forest is more complex than he ever imagined.
THE SOUND OF MAGIC – 100%
Here’s Netflix’s big winner! Abandoned by her parents due to debts, Yoon Ah Yi ensures her own livelihood and that of her younger sister. Despite being busy with a part-time job and studying, she remains one of the best students at school. Her biggest desire is to grow quickly to guarantee a stable occupation. When she shares this desire with the magician Lee Eul, her life undergoes an irreversible change.
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