What to watch: top fantasy series on Netflix
Fantasy is the world of mental pleasure that we all dream to run to and live in forever, Another world, another universe, another reality we wish to see and discover.
Netflix is hosting a fascinating collection of fantasy series that will satisfy your imagination.
Here’s a list of Netflix’s top fantasy series still available worldwide.
1. The Witcher (2019)
Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
Based on the 2007 action role-playing game (The Witcher), The Witcher is a fantasy drama web television series created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for Netflix. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.
The Witcher follows the story of Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than monsters and beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress and a young princess with a special gift, the three must learn to navigate independently the increasingly volatile Continent.
Starring: Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla, and more …..it has beautiful cinematography, fantastic costume work, and superb acting
The Witcher is a good fantasy series that opens for a larger story arc for many seasons to come.
2. Shadow & Bone (2021)
Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.
In a world where dark forces have taken over, a young mapmaker, Alina Starkov, accidentally discovers that she has the power to change the fate of the war. She is the only one who can summon light, which will make her play a vital role in this war.
Starring: Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov, Ben Barnes as General Kirigan, Archi Renaux as Malyen Oretsev, Freddy carter as Kaz Brekker, and more ….. it is a fantastic Adaptation with some minor changes to the characters, plot, of course, it is a gorgeous tale of fantasy with superb acting, engaging storyline, eye-widening visual effects, funny moments and an enthralling score.
3. The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
Teenage girl Kyra accidentally discovers an extraordinary world and gains magical powers; when an unexpected threat emerges, she must unite fairies, elves, and humans to save them all.
Once upon a time, the human world and the world of magic – called the fae world – existed in harmony. But as technology advanced, the fae world was pushed back. Faeries and other magical creatures became endangered species.
Now someone wants to change that and restore magic to its rightful place – no matter the cost. Kyra and Peter must solve the mystery of who that enigmatic figure is and how they will achieve their goal. The investigation leads them to uncover secrets in the human and fae worlds that no one could have imagined.
Starring: Kimie Tsukakoshi as Kyre, Elizabeth Cullen as Imogen, Mia Milnes as Lily, Julian Cullen as Darra, and more ….. This show has positive messages and fantastic role models for any age. The whole family can enjoy the show, especially children because it’s appropriate for any age, and the storyline is incredible.
4. Fate: The Winx Saga (2021)
A live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon’s Cartoon Winx Club (2004). It follows Bloom as she adjusts to life in the Otherworld, where she must learn to control her dangerous magical powers.
Starring: Freddie Thorp as Riven, Sadie Soverall as Beatrix, Theo Graham as Dane, Abigail Cowen as Bloom Peters, and others… this show is fantastic! It brings nostalgia and adds something new for fans; the actors’ performance brings the cartoon characters to life.
5. Cursed (2020)
A teenage sorceress named Nimue encounters a young Arthur on her quest to find a powerful and ancient sword.
Starring: Katherine Langford as Nimue, Devon Terrell as Arthur, Gustaf Skarsgard as Merlin, and many more …it has an interesting character, a captivating universe theme, and a good story.
6. Sweet Tooth (2021)
A boy who is half human and half deer survives in a post-apocalyptic world with other hybrids.
Ten years ago, “The Great Crumble” wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrids babies born part human, part animal. Unsure if hybrids are the cause or result of the virus, many humans fear and hunt them. After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus (Christian Convery) unexpectedly befriends a wandering loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie).
Together they set out on an extraordinary adventure across what’s left of America in search of answers about Gus’ origins, Jepperd’s past, and the true meaning of home. But their story is full of unexpected allies and enemies, and Gus quickly learns the lush, dangerous world outside the forest is more complex than he ever could have imagined.
Starring: Nonso Anozie as Tommy Jepperd, Christian Convery as Gus, Adeel Akhtar as Aditya Singh, James Brolin as Narrator, and more….. the story is original and beautifully crafted, Characters you fall in love with, both flawed and innocent, poignant & heartfelt.
7. Locke & Key (2020)
After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death.
As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens – and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill, Locke and Key is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family.
Starring: Darby Stanchfield as Nina Locke, Connor Jessup as Tyler Locke, Emilia Jones as Kinsey Lock, Jackson Robert Scott as Bode Locke, and many more…the story is unique and original, it is very well done and all the acting superb, fun for the whole family.
8. The New Legends of Monkey (2018)
Entering the mythical world of the Monkey King, where a young monk and his group of disciples are on a journey to collect scrolls of Buddhist wisdom.
Inspired by the 16th Century Chinese fable Journey to the West, The New Legends of Monkey follows a teenage girl and a trio of fallen gods on a perilous journey as they attempt to bring an end to a demonic reign of chaos and restore balance to their world.
Starring: Chai Hansen as Monkey, Luciane Buchan as Tripitaka, Josh Thomson as Pigsy, Emilie Cocquerel as Sandy, and more …this series is fun, funny, and good.
9. The Letter for the King (2020)
Tiuri, a teenage squire, answers a call for help that sends him on a dangerous mission across the three kingdoms to deliver a secret letter to the King.
The original Dutch novel “De Brief Voor De Koning” was written by Tonka Dragt in 1962. It was adapted in Dutch as Debrief Voor de Koning (2008) twelve years before.
Starring: Amir Wilson as Tiuri, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis as Lavinia, Thaddea Graham as Iona, Islam Bouakkaz as Arman, and more… it is a fantastic series, a heart, and soul adventure, with beautiful cinematograph, and the young cast is terrific.
10. Arcane: League of Legends (2021)
Set in utopian Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun, the story follows the origins of two iconic League champions-and the power that will tear them apart.
The delicate balance between the wealthy city of Piltover and the seedy underbelly of Zaun. Tensions between these city-states boil over with the creation of hextech, a way for any person to control magical energy in Piltover. In Zaun, a new drug called shimmer transforms humans into monsters.
The rivalry between the cities splits families and friends as Arcane brings life to the relationships that shape some of League of Legends’ famous champions, including Vi, Jinx, Caitlyn, Jayce, and Viktor.
Voice Dubbing: Hailee Steinfeld as Vi, Kevin Alejandro as Jayce, Jason Spisak as Silco, and more … the series is visually stunning in 3D and 2D animation with beautiful attention to detail. There is incredible world-building, an engaging storyline, music as the narration, and a stellar voice cast.