Enthralling anime storylines, rivetting K-dramas, and comedy specials are a delight for every cinephile who loves to kick back after a hectic day and bask in the glory of interesting plots and visuals. However, only a few among them gain popularity among fans because of their entertainment factor and relatability.
This week, there are some exciting new releases that you should keep an eye out for. Some of them are teen romantic comedies like My Life With the Walter Boys, keeping fans hooked on its plot of a love triangle, while another is the Mexican drama, The Manny, entertaining fans with its unique character of a male nanny.
So, if you are looking to watch something fun and entertaining this weekend for a binge-fest, then check out this list of 10 Popular shows to watch on Netflix this week.
My Life With the Walter Boys
My Life With the Walter Boys is a teen romantic comedy-drama starring Nikki Rodriguez, Noah LaLonde, and Ashby Gentry. At the age of 15, Jackie Howard becomes orphaned when her whole family passes away in a car accident. Dr. Katherine Walter becomes Jackie’s guardian and brings her back to the small town of Silver Falls in Colorado. There, Jackie ends up meeting Cole and Alex, two of the ten Walter brothers who become interested in her.
Yu Yu Hakusho
Yu Yu Hakusho is a fantasy adventure drama starring Takumi Kitamura, Jun Shison, and Kanata Hongō. Yusuke Urameshi, a junior high school student in Japan who spends all day engaging in delinquent activities, dies in an accident while trying to save a child from an accident in oncoming traffic. To his surprise, he is resurrected but with some supernatural abilities and is assigned a job as an investigator of the supernatural.
My Demon is a fantasy romantic comedy K-drama starring Kim Yoo-jung, Song Kang, and Lee Sang-yi. Do Do-hee is an adopted daughter of Mirae Group’s chairwoman and CEO of F&B, who is known to be obsessed with her work. But in this struggle of the family business, she gets acquainted with Jeong Gu-won, a demon who has lost his powers and wants to form a contract with humans to regain his powers.
Welcome to Samdal-ri
Welcome to Samdal-ri is a romantic comedy K-drama starring Ji Chang-wook, Shin Hye-sun, and Kim Mi-kyung. Jo Sam-dal escaped her small-town life to the island of Jeju years ago to pursue her dream of becoming a photographer and finally achieved it by becoming famous in the fashion circle. But soon, a complication brings her back to her hometown where she once again is faced with her childhood best friend and ex-boyfriend, Jo Yong-pil, who works in the Meteorological department as a weatherman.
Ricky Gervais: Armageddon
Ricky Gervais: Armageddon is a British stand-up comedy special by Ricky Gervais, known for his role in The Office and as a host of Golden Globes. In this comedy special, Armageddon, Ricky Gervais elaborates his take on family marriages, political correctness, the end of the world, and Artificial Intelligence.
The Crown: Season 6
The Crown is a historical period drama starring Lesley Manville, Dominic West, and Elizabeth Debicki. The show follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of England and the various members of the British Royal family. Season 6 revolves around Princess Diana and Prince Charles’s crumbling marriage, divorce, and then Diana’s death in a car accident.
School Spirits: Season 1
School Spirits is a fantasy thriller show starring Peyton List, Kristian Flores, and Milo Manheim. Maddie wakes up to find herself in the afterlife where she still has to attend school. With no memory of her past and how she died, Maddie starts a discreet investigation but stumbles upon more lies and secrets than she could have expected.
The Manny is a Mexican romantic comedy show starring Sandra Echeverría, Iván Amozurrutia, and Anthony Giuletti. Jimena, a busy executive with three kids, decides to hire a nanny and ends up finding a manny (male nanny) instead. Gabriel is a cowboy who is good with children and volunteers to look after Jimena’s kids, but hilarity ensues when Jimena finds herself distracted by the good-looking cowboy while her ex-husband is also back in her life vying for her affection.
Obliterated: Season 1
Obliterated is an action comedy series starring Shelley Hennig, Nick Zano, and Terrence Terrell. An elite team consisting of a CIA agent, two Navy SEALs, a US Marine Corps, and a US Army Sergeant arrive in Las Vegas to defuse a deadly bomb situation. Thinking their job is successful, they decide to party until they are obliterated, but soon they come to realize that the real bomb is somewhere else and they have to find it before it’s too late.
Gyeongseong Creatures is a fantasy horror K-drama starring Park Seo-joon, Han So-hee, and Soo Hyun. Part 1 and Part 2 of the series are set in different timelines where Part 1 takes place in 1945 during the Japanese occupation of Korea and Part 2 is set in modern-day South Korea. Two strangers, Jang Tae-sang and Yoon Chae-ok cross paths while investigating the origin and elimination of an evil creature born out of greed and fear in Gyeongseong.