Round 6: 7 series similar to the South Korean production of Netflix

In recent days, Netflix has launched the series Round 6 on your platform. With nine thrilling episodes, the dystopian production intensely provoked viewers with absurd and, at the same time, critical situations.

In the narrative, which alludes to several games typical of their country of origin, several people participate in literally deadly games to win a large amount of money. In this scenario, Gi-Hun (Jung-jae Lee), an unemployed man who wants to comfort his family is introduced.

If you liked the South Korean series streaming, you can’t miss our unmissable selection with other series similar to Round 6.

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Netflix’s first Brazilian series opens this list of nominations for all its constructions linked to a new dystopian world. In science fiction production, upon reaching the age of twenty, citizens often have the opportunity to rise socially in a new place. But for that, they need to go through several tests that will challenge their physique, their morality and also their psychological on several levels.

The cast includes the participation of Bianca Comparato, Mel Fronckowiak, João Miguel, Rodolfo Valente, Bruno Fagundes, Vaneza Oliveira, Cynthia Senek and Rafael Lozano.

6. Liar Game

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As well as in South Korea, Japan has also presented several productions with great breath to the public, even capable of shocking viewers and involving them from the first to the last episode. It is the case of Liar Game (Raiagemu, in the original), which tackles a sinister competition fraught with perils and bizarre conflicts.

In the plot, the young Nao Kanzaki (Erika Toda) is chosen to participate in a famous game in which she needs to deceive her opponents in every way possible if she wants to conquer the finances received by each of them.

5. The OA

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Canceled in 2019 by Netflix, The OA is a series composed of a lot of drama, suspense and several elements of science fiction. The mix with supernatural nuances also sets the tone for the production, which was developed in 2016 by the duo Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij.

The narrative bets on mysteries linked to a young woman named Prairie (Brit Marling), who calls herself the Original Angel (OA) and has scars on her back, right where her wings would have been cut. Gradually, the character intrigues investigators and asks several specific questions about his routine.

4. Black Mirror

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Following the list, there is a highly successful anthology series, which, according to its creator, could not return during the pandemic. It is quite true that Black Mirror is a production full of heavy and moving situations, in addition to making harsh criticisms of society and the unbridled development of technology.

The episodes are quite provocative and expose problematic situations of current times, showing how people can act in various alarming situations. Perhaps, for this reason, his seasons are so captivating and thought-provoking for viewers.

3. Sense8

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Created by the Wachowski sisters, Sense8 was one of Netflix’s first original productions. Generating great success with the public, precisely because of its science fiction elements, the production was closed after the exhibition of two seasons, in addition to specials that concluded the plot.

The cast included Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton, Tina Desai, Tuppence Middleton, Max Riemelt, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Alfonso Herrera, Brian J. Smith, Toby Onwumere and Aml Ameen, who, with such diversity, bet on unique approaches for your characters.

2. The Society

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Despite being canceled shortly after its 1st season by the streaming giant — which backtracked its initial renewal decision due to the coronavirus pandemic —, The Society has gained a very solid fan base.

The narrative addresses a group of teenagers who need to face several challenges to be able to return to their normality. After a trip to a camp, when they arrived in West Ham, where they resided, they realized that they were in a copy of the place, where they would need to overcome their differences and form a new society.

1. Alice in Borderland

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And to close the list, we couldn’t stop recommending Alice in Borderland. Based on a manga of the same name, written and illustrated by Haro Aso, the episodes premiered in December 2020. The expectation is high for season 2, given all the loose ends left by the writers throughout the first episodes.

Fighting for their survival, the characters, who were trapped for a long time in an unhealthy place, find themselves thrown into an absurd competition, in which they will have to deal with numerous problems if they want to escape alive.

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