The Best Fantastic TV Shows To Stream Right Now

Looking for the best fantasy TV shows? We have what you need.

If you are a fan of swords and witchcraft, you are spoiled for choice right now. Fantasy has become big business thanks to high-profile shows like Game Of Thrones, and now fantasy fans are spoiled for choice with some amazing shows to watch.

Amazon is currently stepping up its efforts in fantasy: not only are they working on a the Lord of the Rings TV series, but they also released the first season of their version of The wheel of time, too much.

If you’re looking for a fantastic new show to dive into, we’ve put together this list of some of the best fantasy TV shows you can watch right now.

The Best Fantastic TV Shows To Stream Right Now

‘The Witcher’

The Witcher (Henry Cavill) with Dandelion (Joey Batey)

(Image credit: Katalin Vermes / Netflix)

The witcher is an adaptation of the fantastic monster slaying novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. The series stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, a paid hunter tasked with taking down all manner of horrific creatures.

Along the way, he finds himself embroiled in the charged political landscape of the continent, reluctantly teams up with a fantastically-voiced bard, and falls in love with a powerful witch called Yennefer.

Since he started, The witcher has become one of Netflix’s biggest properties, and if you’re a fan, there are many more witcher contained in the works.

Number of sets: 1

Number of episodes: 8

Average duration of episodes: 47-67 minutes

Where to watch: Netflix

‘Game Of Thrones’

Often considered one of the best TV shows, period, HBO Game Of Thrones probable needs no introduction to most people reading this list.

For the uninitiated, Game Of Thrones is a complex fantasy saga based on the novels of George RR Martin. Filled with warring factions and treacherous characters all vying for control of Westeros, the show is packed with action, drama, and tragedy in equal measure. Our advice? Don’t get too attached to your favorite characters.

Maybe now is the perfect time to revisit Westeros so that you are ready for Dragon House, HBO’s first Game Of Thrones spin off.

Number of sets: 8

Number of episodes: 73

Average duration of episodes: 50-82 minutes

Where to watch: HBO Max (US) / NOW TV (UK)



(Image credit: Netflix)

Esoteric is an animated series based on the tradition of Riot Games’ hit multiplayer game, League of Legends it recently happened on Netflix.

It tells the story of two orphaned sisters, Vi and Powder, who find themselves on the other side of a war between the technologically advanced town of Piltover and its dangerous womb, Zaun.

With stunning animation and vocal cast led by Hawk Eyeby Hailee Steinfeld, Esoteric is an unmissable science-fantasy drama.

Number of sets: 1

Number of episodes: 9

Average duration of episodes: 41-44 minutes

Where to watch: Netflix


If you don’t want to see any magic, the foreigner maybe more your speed. This Starz show is based on Diana Gabaldon’s historical fantasy novel series and follows Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe). Claire is a Scottish WWII nurse who finds herself somewhat transported back in time to the 18th century.

There, Claire falls in love with Highland warrior Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) and finds herself embroiled in the Jacobite rebellion.

Number of sets: 5 (the foreigner season 6 is on its way)

Number of episodes: 67

Average duration of episodes: 53-90 minutes

Where to watch: Starz on Amazon Prime in the United States; Main video UK.

“Shadow and bone”

Shadow and bone

(Image credit: David Appleby / Netflix)

Shadow and bone is a fantasy saga set in a world where magic users called Grisha are classified in one of the three ranks of the Second Army and trained to use “little science” to manipulate different parts of the world; natural elements, synthetic materials and human body.

The nation of Ravka is looking for someone who can harness the power of light to destroy a darkened region called the Shadow Fold. Protagonist Alina Starkov is a cartographer who turns out to be able to wield exactly these powers.

With Ravka’s nation on the brink of war, Alina becomes a prime target for kidnappers and assassins, forcing her to accept her abilities and identify the few people she can truly trust as she tries. to destroy the Shadow Fold in this Netflix Original Series.

Number of sets: 1

Number of episodes: 8

Average duration of episodes: 45-58 minutes

Where to watch: Netflix

“His dark materials”

Its dark materials is a BBC and HBO adaptation of Philip Pullman’s eponymous trilogy.

In a world where human souls manifest as demons, we follow Lyra, an orphan teenager living at Jordan College, Oxford. Soon after, Lyra begins to uncover secrets about her world and her own family history, in the form of a series of kidnappings linked to a mysterious substance called Dust.

Her discoveries lead her and her demon companion Pantalaimon on an epic journey through many different worlds as she fulfills the prophecy that says she is destined to change the world.

Number of sets: 2

Number of episodes: 15

Average duration of episodes: 47-58 minutes

Where to watch: HBO Max (US) / BBC iPlayer (UK)


Tom Ellis plays Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer

(Image credit: John P. Fleenor / Netflix)

Lucifer is an urban fantasy story starring Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar, the DC Comics version of the Devil himself.

In the series, Lucifer misses hell. In a move that puts him in direct conflict with his father, God, he abdicates his throne and abandons his kingdom to travel to Los Angeles and become the owner of a nightclub.

After assisting the police in a murder case, Lucifer decides to use his ability to manipulate and charm the other powers by helping Detective Chloe Decker close cases and working as an LAPD consultant. At the same time, he deals with visits from fellow underworld citizens and other supernatural threats.

Number of sets: 6

Number of episodes: 93

Average duration of episodes: 42-65 minutes

Where to watch: Netflix (WE) / Main video (s1-3), Netflix (4-6 (UK)


Merlin is a BBC series that reinvented the Arthurian legend for modern audiences. The story follows a young Merlin (Colin Morgan) as he is sent to Camelot to serve Prince Arthur.

Meanwhile, Merlin uses his powers to protect and serve Arthur and ensure he becomes the legendary king he is destined for, but must be careful that Arthur’s totalitarian father, King Uther Pendragon (who has forbids Camelot’s magic) discovers he has magical abilities.

Over countless adventures, Merlin and Arthur become close friends and face all kinds of threats to the kingdom. If you like Merlin, showrunner Johnny Capps treated Greek mythology similarly as we created Atlantis.

Number of sets: 5

Number of episodes: 65

Average duration of episodes: 45-50 minutes

Where to watch: Netflix, Main video

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