The holidays may be over, but that doesn’t mean the good ol’ binge days have to end. With the New Year comes a perfect time for a fresh start–and what better way to kickstart 2018 than by trying out new things? Like watching some of the most interestingly binge-worthy Asian shows, for starters.
Don’t know which show or movie to start with? Netflix has got you covered! With its slew of varied content every month, there’s definitely something for everyone.
Whether you’re a drama fan, a comedy geek, or an anime enthusiast, here are some exciting Asian shows that you definitely have to check out. So go on and take that Netflix New Year’s Binge–stream or download and watch–you deserve it!
1. Black — now streaming
This hit Korean fantasy-thriller series revolves around a Grim Reaper, a detective and a woman who foresees death–who all get ensnared in matters of life and death, and dark mysteries of twenty years past.
2. A Korean Odyssey: Season 1 — now streaming
A Korean horror-drama series about a self-serving mythical creature whose bid for invincibility backfires when he finds himself at the mercy of a woman who can see otherworldly beings.
3. Argon: Season 1 — now streaming
This Korean newsroom drama is definitely one of the most socially relevant shows you can watch now. In a world filled with provocative (and often misleading) news, a passionate team of investigative TV reporters strives to bring truths to light.
4. Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey: Season 1 — now streaming
In this Japanese reality show, seven attractive young men and women travel around the world on a pink bus in pursuit of true love.
5. Violet Evergarden — now streaming
Based on the Japanese light novel series, this anime series takes place in a world where automatons designed to help people with disabilities are later used as weapons. Scarred and emotionless after the war, Violet Evergarden takes a job as a letter writer to understand herself and her past.
6. Devilman Crybaby — now streaming
Based on Go Nagai’s hit manga series, Devilman Crybaby is about a demon who possesses a dead boy’s body to do evil. But after falling in love with a human girl, he has a change of heart.
Itching to go home and binge but stuck in traffic? With Netflix’s download feature, you’ll never dread waiting time anymore! Just click the download button on the details page for a film or series and you can watch it later even without an internet connection.