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7 Best Shows Like ‘Parasyte: The Grey’ To Watch If You Love The Series

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Finally, Netflix is getting pretty good at adapting animes and mangas into live-action and the fans are loving their latest adaptation Parasyte: The Grey. Based on a manga series titled Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki, the Netflix series follows the story of a group of people who must rise to defend themselves against alien parasites who are taking over people’s bodies. Parasyte: The Grey stars Jeon So-nee in the lead role with Masaki Suda, Lee Jung-hyun, Koo Kyo-hwan, Kwon Hae-hyun, Kim In-kwon, and Lee Hyun-kyun starring in supporting roles. So, if you loved the gore and the unique storyline in Parasyte: The Grey here are some similar shows you should check out next.

Parasyte: The Maxim (Hulu & Prime Video Add-On)

Anime Like Chainsaw Man
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Parasyte: The Maxim has the same plot as Parasyte: The Grey because both of the shows are based on the same manga series titled Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki. The anime series follows the story of a teenage high school student Shinichi Izumi, who has quite a life but everything changes when wormlike alien creatures, called Parasites start taking over people’s bodies. A parasite also tries to take over Shinichi but fails to do it completely and instead ends up taking control of his hand. As both Shinichi and the parasite start spending time together, they begin to build a bond that helps them survive in the future.

Sweet Home (Netflix)

Shows Like Sweet Home
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Sweet Home is a post-apocalyptic monster drama series created by Hong So-ri, Kim Hyung-min, and Park So-jung. Based on a Naver webtoon of the same name by Kim Carnby and Hwang Young-chan, the Netflix series follows the story of a young boy fighting to hold on to his humanity as everybody around him starts turning into monsters hell-bent on killing people. Sweet Home stars Song Kang in the lead role with Lee Jin-wook, Lee Si-young, Park Gyu-young, Go Min-si, Kim Hee-jung, Kim Gook-hee, Lee Joon-woo, Heo Yool, and Choi Go starring in supporting roles.

Attack on Titan (Crunchyroll, Hulu & Prime Video Add-On)

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Attack on Titan is a post-apocalyptical dark fantasy series created by Yasuko Kobayashi and Hiroshi Seko. Based on a manga series of the same name by Hajime Isayama, the anime series is set in a post-apocalyptical world where all the survivors live behind walls to protect themselves from people eating Titans. We follow the story of Eren Yeager, a young boy who lost everything because of Titans as he joins the elite Survey Corps with his friend Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlert to rid this Earth of Titans, but the mystery of Titans runs deeper than anyone could have ever imagined.

Hellbound (Netflix)

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Hellbound is a dark fantasy drama series directed by Yeon Sang-ho, from a screenplay by Choi Gyu-seok. Based on a Naver webtoon of the same name by Yeon Sang-ho, the Netflix series sees unearthly creatures appearing and beginning to condemn people they deem sinners. This invokes fear in the public which results in the rise of a religious group that practices divine justice. Hellbound stars Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, Kim Shin-rok, Kim Sung-cheol, Park Jeong-min, Lee Re, Ryu Kyung-soo, Won Jin-ah, Yang Ik-June, Kim Mi-soo, and Kim Do-yoon.

Jujutsu Kaisen (Crunchyroll, Hulu & Prime Video Add-On)

Anime Like Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen is a dark-action fantasy anime series created by Hiroshi Seko. Based on a manga series of the same name by Gege Akutami, the anime series follows the story of a high school student Yuji Itadori, who accidentally swallows a high-level cursed item that forces him into the world of Jujutsu Sorcerers who exercise cursed energy from this world. To exercise the cursed energy in himself, Yuji joins the Jujutsu Sorcerers and works with them to defeat the evil entities roaming this Earth.

All of Us Are Dead (Netflix)

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All of Us Are Dead is a zombie apocalypse series created by Chun Sung-il, Lee Jae-kyu, and Kim Nam-su. Based on a Naver webtoon of the same name by Joo Dong-geun, the Netflix series is set in a Korean high school which becomes ground zero for a zombie virus outbreak. We follow the story of a group of children trying to survive as their classmates turned zombies trying to eat them. All of Us Are Dead stars Park Solomon, Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Yoo In-soo, Lee Yoo-mi, Lee Eun-saem, and Seung-Ri Ha.

Gyeongseong Creature (Netflix)

Shows Like Gyeongseong Creature
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Gyeongseong Creature is a historical monster drama series created by Kang Eun-kyung. The Netflix series is set in 1945 Gyeongseong during the Japanese occupation of Korea and we follow the story of two young people who come face to face with a monster created by unimaginable biological experiments in Ongseong Hospital. Gyeongseong Creature stars Park Seo-joon and Han So-hee in the lead roles with Claudia Kim, Kim Hae-sook, Jo Han-chul, Wi Ha-joon, Park Ji-hwan, Ok Ja-yeon, and Ahn Ji-ho starring in supporting roles.

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