Children have long since ceased to be the only audience for animations. Some titles of the genre explore more mature themes and plots, which do not care about betting on satirical humor and delicate subjects to build their narratives. For those who are looking for some productions like this, we have listed 8 original adult animation series from Netflix that are worth you to know. Check out their synopses and trailers!
Based on one of Sanrio’s mascot characters, Aggretsuko is an anime featuring a 25-year-old single red panda as the protagonist. Disillusioned with her work and her company colleagues, and with no prospects in her personal life, her only consolation is to go every night to karaoke, in which she sings death metal.
2. The Midnight Gospel
Philosophy and science fiction mix in The Midnight Gospel, a Netflix production inspired by Duncan Trussell’s podcast. The show takes place in an alternative reality, in which the protagonist travels through different worlds, interviewing people and beings about existential issues.
3. Big Mouth
Co-created by Andrew Goldberg ( Family Guy ), Big Mouth has already been renewed for the fifth and sixth seasons. The sitcom accompanies two best friends who try to deal with the difficulties of puberty. Together with their class, they face the questions and discoveries they make about their bodies and the world around them.
4. (dis) charm
From the same creator of Simpsons and Futurama, (Des) Encanto is a comedy set in the medieval period. The series follows in the footsteps of an unconventional and alcoholic princess, who, along with her elf best friend and her personal devil, gets into tremendous trouble.
5. Final Space
For those who like sci-fi, Final Space is a full plate. The show follows Gary, a man who is serving a sentence in space, and who meets Mooncake, a planet-destroying alien, during this journey. Together, they engage in great adventures and try to unravel the mystery of where the universe ends.
6. Love, Death & Robots
A must-have title on a list of Netflix adult animation series, Love, Death & Robots is an anthological science fiction production. In each of its episodes, we follow stories with different styles of animation, ranging from acid humor to terror, and with technology as a background.
7. BoJack Horseman
Treating delicate subjects in a satirical way, BoJack Horseman is a series that is highly acclaimed by critics. In an anthropomorphic universe, a former 90s star, half-human, half-horse, tries to deal with the frustrations she faces in her current life. To try to get back into show business, he decides to release a biography, enlisting the help of his friends and his ghostwriter.
8. F Is for Family
Set in the 1970s, F Is for Family is a dramatic comedy set to end after its fifth season. The show accompanies the patriarch of a middle-class American family, who reproduces the behavior of the time and finds it difficult to cope with the transformations of his children and his wife’s job