Netflix Releases: New Anime And More Arrive This Week (4/26-5/1)

The manga series Drifting Dragons arrives as an anime series this week.


We're moving into May, and Netflix has plenty of new content coming out, almost every single day. With April coming to a close and May beginning, it's business as usual for the streaming service, as Netflix doesn't plan on delaying any original content. Below, you'll find all the movies, TV shows, and original content coming to the service this week, along with a few recommendations.

Taku Kuwabara's manga series Drifting Dragons is coming to Netflix on Thursday as a new series. The series will follow the adventures of the manga. The official Netflix synopsis reads, "Dragons are on the menu as the crew of the airship Quin Zaza sets out on a hunt. If they fail, empty stomachs will be the least of their worries." You can check out the trailer for the show below.

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Now Playing: Best Shows And Movies To Stream For May 2020 - Netflix, Hulu, Shudder, Amazon Prime Video

On Friday, Netflix will release plenty of new movies and a few TV shows. You should do yourselves a favor and watch Back to the Future and its sequel. If you are unfamiliar, the films follow the adventures of Marty McFly, a teenager who goes back in time thanks to a mad scientist's car. Well, he also goes into the future in the sequel and an alternate timeline. It's all very enjoyable. Also, the first three Underworld movies arrive on May 1. It's a film series about vampires fighting werewolves. It's action-packed and nonstop fun.

Below, you'll find everything coming to Shudder in May, and for more streaming news, check out everything coming to Disney+, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Shudder, and Hulu for the month of May.

And speaking of things you should be watching, consider listening to GameSpot's weekly TV series and movies-focused podcast, You Should Be Watching. With new episodes premiering every Wednesday, you can watch a video version of the podcast over on GameSpot Universe or listen to audio versions on Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, and Apple Podcasts.

What's new to Netflix this week?

Sunday, April 26

  • The Last Kingdom: Season 4

Monday, April 27

  • Battle: Los Angeles
  • Never Have I Ever

Wednesday, April 29

  • A Secret Love
  • Extracurricular
  • Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story
  • Nadiya’s Time to Eat
  • Summertime

Thursday, April 30

  • Dangerous Lies
  • Drifting Dragons
  • The Forest of Love: Deep Cut
  • Rich in Love (Ricos de Amor)
  • The Victims' Game

Friday, May 1

  • All Day and a Night
  • Almost Happy
  • Get In
  • Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy
  • The Half Of It
  • Hollywood
  • Into the Night
  • Medici: The Magnificent: Part 2
  • Mrs. Serial Killer
  • Reckoning: Season 1
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Back to the Future
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Cracked Up, The Darrell Hammond Story
  • Den of Thieves
  • For Colored Girls
  • Fun with Dick & Jane
  • I Am Divine
  • Jarhead
  • Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
  • Jarhead 3: The Siege
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Masha and the Bear: Season 4
  • Material
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki Kun: Season 1
  • Sinister
  • Song of the Sea
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • The Patriot
  • Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: A New Arrival
  • Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: World of Tomorrow
  • Thomas & Friends: Thomas and the Royal Engine
  • Underworld
  • Underworld: Evolution
  • Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
  • Urban Cowboy
  • What a Girl Wants
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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