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The Best International Shows to Ever Stream on Netflix

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40. Money Heist (2017-2021)
> IMDb user rating: 8.2/10
> IMDb user votes: 495,000
> Country of origin: Spain
> Starring: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso

Told in real time interrupted by flashbacks and time-jumps, this popular Spanish series concerns the planning and execution of not one but two intricately planned heists, on the Spain’s Royal Mint and the Bank of Spain, with details related by one of the robbers – a woman codenamed Tokyo. Last fall, Netflix announced a forthcoming spinoff featuring one of the characters.

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39. Kuroko’s Basketball (2012-2015)
> IMDb user rating: 8.3/10
> IMDb user votes: 9,814
> Country of origin: Japan
> Starring: Kenshô Ono, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Yuki Ono, Hirofumi Nojima

“Kuroko’s Basketball,” an animated Japanese sports comedy-drama, is adapted from a popular manga series of the same name. It’s the story of ex-basketball star Tetsuya Kuroko and his protégé, a talented player named Taiga Kagami, who has just returned from a sojourn in America and joined Seirin High School’s basketball team. Together, they must compete with the country’s best teams in order to make it to the top and defeat a rival school’s team, known as “the Generation of Miracles.”

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38. Young Royals (2021-present)
> IMDb user rating: 8.3/10
> IMDb user votes: 36,155
> Country of origin: Sweden
> Starring: Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg, Malte Gårdinger, Frida Argento

“Young Royals” is a Swedish series about three wealthy teenagers at a posh boarding school – a prince who is second in line to inherit Sweden’s throne, the prince’s (male) love interest, and the prince’s noble cousin. The show explores the dynamics of family, friendship, and social status as the trio faces challenges ranging from romantic entanglements to the pressures of royal expectations.

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37. The Promised Neverland (2019-2021)
> IMDb user rating: 8.3/10
> IMDb user votes: 41,068
> Country of origin: Japan
> Starring: Sumire Morohoshi, Mariya Ise, Shinei Ueki, Lynn

“The Promised Neverland” is a Japanese anime series, based on a series of manga stories, about a group of orphaned friends who discover a dark secret about their orphanage and must work together to escape and uncover the truth. The show is full of suspense and adventure as the children embark on their mission.

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36. Fauda (2015-present)
> IMDb user rating: 8.3/10
> IMDb user votes: 32,807
> Country of origin: Israel
> Starring: Lior Raz, Itzik Cohen, Neta Garty, Rona-Lee Shimon

This series from Israel follows Doron Kavillio and his team of undercover Israeli operatives as they battle a terrorist organization undercover in Palestine. With intense and chaotic action scenes (“fauda” comes from the Arabic word for chaos), the series puts a human face on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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