10 Shows like Obliterated you must watch

‘Vikings: Valhalla’ to end with upcoming Season 3 on Netflix
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A series so tense and beguiling, it makes you want to reach for your pillow to cover your eyes. Every pivotal turn, every daunting decision, and every step toward the goal adds more suspense and mystery to the story. It is a never-ending stream of cortisol hikes, never truly resolving.

Created by Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald, it contains eight episodes. A special forces team finds success in impeding a bomb in Sin City where the party never sleeps. Basking in their victory, the team engages in unscrupulous activities and drinks in the true essence of Los Angeles and its nightlife. However, their lives completely change when they discover that the bomb they thwarted was a fake. They must heed their duty and uncover the real bomb before Los Angeles drowns. 

Feel intrigued yet? Here are series like Obliterated which you can binge-watch that will surely get your heart thumping in your ears.

Trigun Stampede

Release date: January 07, 2023

Rating: 7.3/10

Genre: Action, Comedy, Western film, Adventure, Drama


The popular Japanese manga series “Trigun Stampede” is the adapted version of the manga series “Trigun” by Yasuhiro Nightow. Directed by Kenji Mutō and produced by Katsuhiro Takei, the show contains 12 episodes, which makes it a must-watch for all manga fans. According to the IMDb synopsis, the show portrays an imaginary character named Gunman Vash the Stampede, as he struggles to maintain his pacifist ways while avoiding the immense bounty on his head. 

Onimusha (Season 1)

Release date: November 02, 2023

Rating: 6.9/10

Genre: Action and Adventure 

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The anime series “Onimusha” is based on a video game series of the same name, directed by Shinya Sugai. The story is set in the early Edo Period when Japan was going through an evolutionary stage towards peace. Now it’s time to find out whether a legendary swordsman and a samurai can defeat a bloodthirsty zombie uprising. It’s quite an interesting story that has been praised for its laudable animation and plot designs.

Sisyphus: The Myth

Release date: February 17, 2021

Rating: 7/10

Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Adventure 

Sisyphus | Official Trailer | Netflix

Directed by Jin Hyuk, “Sisyphus: The Myth” is a South Korean fictional thriller that came out in the year 2021 with 16 episodes. The story is about an intelligent engineer and a lady from the future, who unfolded the dangerous secrets of the world while she was in a trying situation. The series gained praise for its innovative storytelling and fantastic character arcs.

Vikings: Valhalla

Release date: February 25, 2022

Rating: 7.3/10

Genre: Historical drama, Action, Adventure 

Vikings: Valhalla | Official Trailer | Netflix

The Vikings remain a daunting part of mankind’s history. A culture, a tribe so set in its ways, other powers thought twice before crossing paths with them.  Netflix released its first episode back in the year 2022 which was created by Jeb Stuart. It cast actors such as Sam Corlett, Frida Gustavsson, Leo Suter, Bradley Freegard, and others. Moreover, this enjoyable series revolves around the fun adventurous life of famous Vikings as they carve new paths in the dynamic places of Europe.

El Chapo

Release date: April 23, 2017 

Rating: 7.8/10

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

El Chapo - Season 2 | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

 A gripping drama series, the storyline follows the supervillain and legitimate drug lord Joaquín Guzmán. The 3 seasons, with a total of 35 episodes, describe the chronicle journey of the rise, capture, and escape of the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. The series first dropped on Univision before it was released on Netflix in 2017. It has the perfect blend of criminal justice and a mesmerizing biographical touch, which makes it a must-watch series.

Seis Manos

Release date: October 03, 2019

Rating: 7.1/10

Genre: Adult animated action drama 

Seis Manos | Tráiler oficial | Netflix

The adult American series Seis Manos is an animated show about fighting and magic. It was released in the year of 2019, with 8 episodes, each of them having an approximate runtime of 25-28 minutes. Three superhumans defend their town from evil and face reprimanding challenges along the way. 


Release date: April 01, 2022

Rating: 7.9/10

Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama


Directed by Tae-yoon and Sung Chi-woo, “Tomorrow” is a popular action Korean drama based on the supernaturals. The plot of the story is about a man who transforms into a half-spirit after a collision. With a body that now is half human and half spirit, he has been employed by a machine company to carry out special missions. The action scenes, the supernatural plot, and the drama that portrays realistic characters make this series a must-watch. 


Release date: September 26, 2022

Rating: 5/10

Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama 

Santo | Official Trailer | Netflix

A truly breathtaking and an absolute must-watch action series, “Santo ” is directed by none other than Vicente Amorim and casts some of the best actors like Raúl Arévalo Zorzo and Bruno Gagliasso Marques. It follows the story of a drug peddler whose face is not revealed throughout, till they have to face two policemen who then collaborate to solve the case and keep their lives safe.

My Name

Release date: October 15, 2021

Rating: 7.8/10

Genre: Action, Crime, Noir, Thriller 

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The series was released in the year 2021 with 8 episodes with an approximate runtime of 59 minutes and with a stunning cast including Han So-hee and Bo Hyun Ahn.  This South Korean series follows a terrific revenge plot, where a vengeful woman puts her trust in the most hyped drug dealing gang and enters the force under their direction. 

Strong Girl Nam-soon

Release date: October 07, 2023

Rating: 8.2/10

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime


The South Korean series “Strong Girl Nam-soon” directed by Kim Jeong-sik and Lee Kyung-sik, is the spin-off version of the popular 2017 television series Strong Girl Bong Soon. The story revolves around the life of a young girl child, who went missing in Mongolia. With age, she realizes that she has supernatural power and finally as an adult, goes to South Korea to find her parents. Hook on to the show to find out what happens when entangled in a drug case that could test her power and strength.