Netflix’s hit Korean drama Squid Game has taken the world by storm in the latter half of 2021, but now that that the hype’s dying down, we’ve got a handful of similar, Korean & Japanese series for you to watch!
Hellbound recently took over Squid Game as the most popular series on Netflix. It follows a set of unearthly beings as they deliver condemnations, sending individuals to hell and giving rise to a religious group founded on the idea of justice.
Sweet Home is a South Korean apocalyptic horror series that tells the tale of humans as they turn into savage monsters. In the middle of it all is one troubled teenager and his neighbours as they fight to survive and to hold onto their humanity.
Determined to escape a dead-end life, Extracurricular follows a prodigy of a high school students as he turns towards a life of crime just so he can pay for college.
Alice in Bonderland
This manga series was created by Haro Aso and tells the story of an avid gamer Arisu, who suddenly finds himself in an emptied-out version of Tokyo in which he and his friends must compete in dangerous games in order to survive.
Strangers From Hell
Based on the webtoon series of the same name, Strangers From Hell follows a young man as he moves into a cheap apartment and must share the kitchen and bathroom with weird and suspicious residents.
This Japanese manga series was written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe and follows the story of a 29-year-old man who lives a quiet and peaceful life working at a pizzeria when he experiences a strange phenomenon he calls ‘Revival’, which brings him back into the past where he must prevent an incident from happening.