50 Best IMDb Rated Foreign TV Shows on Netflix Japan

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Last updated: 2019-05-25

In the era of streaming, viewing options have drastically changed by making available foreign-language TV shows that previously wouldn't have crossed borders, let alone language barriers. Netflix, on a mission to appeal to global audiences, boasts a huge collection of foreign shows that you may be overlooking. Here's the list of 50 best IMDb rated foreign TV shows on Netflix Japan right now for your perusal.

Le casa de papel

Le casa de papel 2017

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2017-07-02

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Alex Pina

Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.

Actor(s):   Alba Flores, alvaro Morte, Darko Peric, Enrique Arce, Esther Acebo, Itziar Ituno, Jaime Lorente, Kiti Manver, Maria Pedraza, Mario de la Rosa, Miguel Herran, Paco Tous, Pedro Alonso, Ursula Corbero

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Dark 2017

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations.

Actor(s):   Anatole Taubman, Andreas Pietschmann, Angela Winkler, Anne Ratte-Polle, Jordis Triebel, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Louis Hofmann, Maja Schone, Mark Waschke, Michael Mendl, Oliver Masucci, Sebastian Rudolph, Stephan Kampwirth

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Pablo Escobar, el patron del mal

Pablo Escobar

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-06-10

Year:   2012

Creator(s):   Not Available

From his days as a petty thief to becoming head of a drug-trafficking empire, this riveting miniseries charts the life of the infamous Pablo Escobar.

Actor(s):   Carlos Benjumea, David Guerrero, Jaime Barbini

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Fauda 2015

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2016-12-02

Year:   2015

Creator(s):   Not Available

A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought hed killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.

Actor(s):   Boaz Konforty, Doron Ben-David, Hisham Suliman, Itzik Cohen, Laetitia Eido, Lior Raz, Neta Garty, Rona-Lee Shim'on, Shadi Mar'i, Tomer Kapon, Tsahi Halevi, Yuval Segal

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Trapped 2015

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2016-08-31

Year:   2015

Creator(s):   Not Available

The body of a murder victim turns up in a small Icelandic village just as a major snowstorm cuts the region off from the rest of the world.

Actor(s):   Baltasar Breki Samper, Bjarne Henriksen, Ilmur Kristjansdottir, Ingvar Eggert Sigurdsson, Nina Dogg Filippusdottir, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Thorsteinn Gunnarsson

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Psycho-Pass 2012

Genre:   Action, Animation, Crime

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Creator(s):   Katsuyuki Motohiro, Naoyoshi Shiotani, Zach Bolton

In the year 2113, people are given brain scans to determine how likely they are to commit a crime. Those who fail are apprehended, or even killed.

Actor(s):   Akira Ishida, Alex Organ, Jason Douglas, Josh Grelle, Kana Hanazawa, Kate Oxley, Kenji Nojima, Kinryuu Arimoto, Lindsay Seidel, Lydia Mackay, Miyuki Sawashiro, Robert McCollum, Scott Freeman, Shizuka Ito, Takahiro Sakurai, Tomokazu Seki

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Good Morning Call

Good Morning Call 2016

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2016-02-12

Year:   2016

Creator(s):   Yo Kawahara

A high school girl finally gets her own apartment, but she has to share it with the most popular boy in school. No one can know they're living together.

Actor(s):   Dori Sakurada, Erika Mori, Haruka Fukuhara, Hinako Tanaka, Kei Tanaka, Kentaro, Koya Nagasawa, Moe Arai, Shugo Nagashima, Shunya Shiraishi, Tomoharu Hasegawa, Tomoko Fujita

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Club of Crows

Club of Crows 2017

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-08-08

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Not Available

When the patriarch of a prominent family dies, his heirs battle to determine who will gain control of his beloved soccer team.

Actor(s):   Andres Pardave, Claudia Vega, Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Eileen Yanez, Gutemberg Brito, Ianis Guerrero, Joaquin Ferreira, Jonathan Levit, Juan Pablo de Santiago, Luis Rabago, Said Sandoval, Sofia Nino de Rivera, Sofia Sisniega, Stephanie Cayo, Veronica Teran

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Kingdom 2019

Genre:   Action, War

Available From:   2019-01-25

Year:   2019

Creator(s):   Kim Eun-hee, Kim Seong-hun, Shinsuke Sato, Tsutomu Kuroiwa, Yasuhisa Hara

While strange rumors about their ill king grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land.

Actor(s):   Bae Doona, Heo Jun-ho, Jeon Seok-ho, Ju Ji-hoon, Jun Kaname, Jung Suk-won, Kanata Hongo, Kanna Hashimoto, Kento Yamazaki, Kim Hye-jun, Kim Jong-soo, Kim Sang-ho, Kim Sung-kyu, Ryu Seung-ryong

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Quicksand 2019

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2019-04-05

Year:   2019

Creator(s):   Not Available

After a tragedy at a school sends shock waves through a wealthy Stockholm suburb, a seemingly well-adjusted teen finds herself on trial for murder.

Actor(s):   Anna Bjork, Arvid Sand, David Dencik, Ella Rappich, Felix Sandman, Hanna Ardehn, Helena af Sandeberg, Maria Sundbom, Rebecka Hemse, Reuben Sallmander, William Spetz

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