Wanting to go on an adventure? See a magical world? These top 4 fantasy series are perfect to take you out of your pandemic slump!
Fantasy is a part of our daily mundane lives, filling it with wonders and fun ideas to play with. It’s no wonder these 4 fantasy shows have viewers hooked on their appeal.
Shadow And Bone
Shadow And Bone developed by Eric Heisserer are based on the two series of books created by Leigh Bardugo. All eight episodes of the first season premiered on April 21 this year. The show was renewed for a second season on Netflix consisting of another eight episodes.
The show takes place in the fantasy setting within the Grishaverse. With Grisha being people who can practice the ‘Small Science’, it takes place in Ravka, a town where they can live safely. Being trained for the Second Army, they are divided into three orders. General Kirigan, who leads the Second Army, wishes to destroy the Shadow Fold, a region of impenetrable darkness created hundreds of years ago. The country in constant conflict and under threat of civil war, the story unfolds around Alina Starkov who happens to be the rare Sun Summoner which everyone desires. She must endure kidnapping, murder attempts, and more as she comes to terms with herself and learns her power that can save all of Ravka.
Fate: The Winx Saga
This teen drama series has recently announced a sequel to their show. After their six-episode debut on Netflix back in January, there was enough traction to warrant the creation of a sequel within a single month of release. What some of you may find familiar to this new show is the writers, as they have largely been recruited from the very popular teen drama The Vampire Diaries.
The story revolves around Bloom, a fire fairy, who enrolls at the magical boarding school named Alfea College in the Otherworld. At the school, Bloom shares a suite with 4 other fairies, each with their own special type ranging from water, light, earth to mind. Over the course of the show, Bloom begins learning more about her past while ancient creatures called ‘Burned Ones’ return to the Otherworld threatening all within Alfea College.
Invisible City is a Brazilian fantasy series known as Cidade Invisível. Created by Carlos Saldanha, the show is based on a story co-developed by the best-selling authors’ Caroline Munhóz and Raphael Draccon alongside the screenwriters of the show. Premiering on February 5 on Netflix, the show received a renewal by Netflix almost a month after the first season was released.
The show follows Marco Pigossi who plays Eric, an environmental police officer. After discovering a freshwater pink dolphin on a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Eric begins his fantasy adventure where he encounters mythological entities from Brazilian folklore. Uncovering a hidden world, he searches for a connection between his wife’s mysterious death and the mythical world he begins to uncover.
Dota Dragon’s Blood
This South Korean-American animated epic fantasy series is based on the largely popular video game Dota 2. Produced by Studio Mir alongside Kaiju Boulevard and animated by Production Reve, there is a whole host of talent behind the production of this series. Premiering on Netflix on March 25, Dragon’s Blood combines a unique combination of anime-style presentations alongside western animation. A second season is already in the planning phase.
This fantasy world follows the story of Davion, a Dragon Knight who hunts dragons to make the world safer. In a battle between demons and dragons, Davian encounters an elder dragon who merges his soul with him. Thereafter the moon princes Mirana and Davion begin their journey trying to stop the demon Terrorblade who wishes to kill all dragons and collect their souls.
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