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Netflix: 8 post-apo series not to be missed

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The post-apo, it’s been a hit lately. To help you find your way around, the editorial staff of JV today offers you a selection of 8 post-apocalyptic series available on Netflix.

Summary

  • All of us are dead
  • BlackSummer
  • day break
  • Snowpiercer
  • sweettooth
  • The Walking Dead
  • Tribes of Europe
  • Z nation

All of us are dead

All of us are dead is a 12-episode South Korean drama series created by Sung-il Chun starring Chan-young Yoon, Ji-ho Park, and Yi-Hyun Cho. She tells how a group of students took refuge in their school to escape an invasion of zombies. However, they cannot stay there forever. As the living-words take ground, they must escape as quickly as possible. This is the adaptation of the webtoon Now at Our School by Joo Dong-geun. Like Squid Game, the series has recorded nearly 500 million hours of viewing, which prompted Netflix to order a season 2. It is the second non-English series to have had such success on the streaming platform.


BlackSummer

BlackSummer is a horror series created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, starring Jaime King, Justin Chu Cary and Christine Lee. A mother is forcibly separated from her daughter in the midst of a zombie invasion. Rose then goes in search of her child, accompanied by a small group of survivors in the hope of achieving her hoped-for end. This two-season series serves as a prequel to Z Nation, also created by Karl Schaefer. The latter, which has five seasons, was subsequently canceled. If it received fairly mixed reviews, Black Summer was able to please regulars of the genre. Upon its release, the author Stephen King (Carrie, Simetierre, etc.) himself praised it. It thus became one of the leading series of the time.


day break

The comedy day break, created by Brad Peyton and Aron Eli Coleite with Colin Ford, Alyvia Alyn Lind and Sophie Simnett, tells the adventures of Josh trying to find his girlfriend after a nuclear bombardment. As the world is infested with zombies, he joins a group of outcast delinquents. He is also accompanied by an arsonist only 10 years old, and a samurai. This is the adaptation of the eponymous comic strip by Brian Ralph. Despite positive reviews, the series was canceled by Netflix after a single 10-episode season.

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Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer is a series which, like the film of the same name by Bong Joon-ho, is adapted from French comics The Transperceneige by Jacques Lob on the screenplay and Jean-Marc Rochette on the drawing. This new adaptation was entrusted to Josh Friedman and Graeme Manson. While the world is undergoing an unprecedented ice age, humanity has taken refuge in a huge train where a micro-society has been organized. Those at the end of the train are neglected while those at the front live in opulence. When a body is found on board, former police officer Andre Layton, who nevertheless lives aft, is tasked with leading the investigation. The series currently has three seasons.


sweettooth

sweettooth is a fantastic series that has been talked about a lot. one of its producers being none other than Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man in the MCU). An unknown catastrophe caused the mutation of the newborns, making them human-animal hybrids. At the same time, humanity was decimated and it is these children who are accused of all evil. Gus, half-human half-deer, himself lives reclusive in the woods with his father and is forced to constantly hide. This series was created by Jim Mickle and Beth Schwartz, with Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhtar. It is adapted from the comics of the same name by Jeff Lemire. A second season was commissioned following the success of the first.


The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is the most famous and emblematic zombie series of the genre, and was a real social phenomenon. The program created by Glen Mazzara, Frank Darabont and Scott M. Gimple, will conclude with an 11th season scheduled for 2023. The series follows Sheriff Rick Grims who discovers, after coming out of a long coma, that the population has been ravaged by a very strange epidemic. He then joins other survivors in order to survive the walkers called here “walkers”. The universe is based on the comics of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard. Other spin-off series have emerged following the success of The Wlaking Dead including WorldBeyond and fear the walking dead.


Tribes of Europe

Tribes of Europe sets its story in the heart of a Europe divided into several micro-states following a mysterious catastrophe. Three brothers and sisters try in this context to survive against the other tribes far from being peaceful. Alas, the discovery of a mysterious artifact by our protagonists will set fire to the powder. This is a German series created by Philip Koch and Florian Baxmeyer with Henriette Confurius, Oliver Masucci and David Ali Rashed. For now, there is only one season of 6 episodes and Netflix have not announced anything. However, Philip Koch is already working on his sequel and he has even announced that he wants to create up to eight or nine seasons.


Z nation

Z Nation is a series by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler, following the prequel Black Summer, mentioned above. In a world where a virus has ravaged the United States and zombies are on the prowl, a man proves immune to the virus. It is thanks to him that humanity can hope one day to obtain a vaccine. He must therefore go, despite the dangers that await him, to a laboratory in California. A comic book miniseries was subsequently created and published by Dynamite. The Z Nation series was canceled after five seasons.

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