New to Netflix in June

Sweet Tooth’s Animal Army.

Original Series

Creator’s File: Gold (03/06/2021)

Comedian Ryuji Akiyama satirises top “creators” in Japan with a deadpan, unerring eye for humour, with help from some surprising celebrity guest stars.

Summertime: Season 2 (03/06/2021)

It’s summer again and while many relationships have changed in the past year, these friends are realising some attractions are impossible to resist.

Sweet Tooth (04/06/2021)

On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who’s half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.

Feel Good: Season 2 (04/06/2021)

As Mae tries to reconnect with George – and herself – after her relapse, she begins to realise she’ll have to face her past in order to move forward.

Fresh, Fried & Crispy (09/06/2021)

Passionate about food and ready for fun, critic Daym Drops drops in on America’s smokin’ hot spots for the best, freshest takes on fried food.

Locombianos (10/06/2021)

Four of Colombia’s funniest and bawdiest comedians perform before a post-quarantine audience hungry for their stories.

Lupin: Part 2 (11/06/2021)

Pursued by Hubert and his henchmen, Assane scrambles to find Raoul and wins an unlikely new ally as he draws up a grand plan to reveal Hubert’s crimes.

Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce): Season 2 (12/06/2021)

It’s another season of twists, turns and troubles plaguing the seemingly happy marriages of three women who work on a radio show.

Elite Short Stories: Guzmán Caye Rebe (14/06/2021)

One of several miniseries set in the summer before school resumes at Las Encinas.

Workin’ Moms: Season 5 (15/06/2021)

Four new mums juggle separation, dating, working and raising kids in the fifth season of this wince-inducing comedy.

Elite Short Stories: Nadia Guzmán (15/06/2021)

Elite Short Stories: Omar Ander Alexis (16/06/2021)

Black Summer: Season 2 (17/06/2021)

Winter comes with cold-blooded new challenges during the zombie apocalypse as frantic scavengers and violent militias battle the dead and desperate.

Hospital Playlist: Season 2 (17/06/2021)

It’s another season of extraordinary days for the doctors and patients inside a hospital, where birth, death and everything in between coexist.

The Gift: Season 3 (17/06/2021)

Seeking to reach her daughter Aden, Atiye faces a wrenching dilemma as dark forces attempt to harness Aden’s cosmic powers to bring about destruction.

Elite Short Stories: Carla Samuel (17/06/2021)

Katla (17/06/2021)

In Iceland, after the subglacial volcano Katla has been erupting constantly for a whole year, the residents of the surrounding area start to have visits from unexpected guests.

The Rational Life (18/06/2021)

Always one to choose reason over emotion, a woman struggles when she’s drawn to two very different men, while also navigating unfairness at work.

Elite: Season 4  (18/06/2021)

A strict principal and four new students arrive at Las Encinas, bringing an onslaught of romantic entanglements, intense rumors and a fresh mystery.

The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals (18/06/2021)

On a budget, ready to splurge or just need someplace new? Three travellers visit short-term rentals around the globe and share tips for terrific stays.

Nevertheless (20/06/2021)

She doesn’t believe in love but still wants a relationship. He thinks relationships are a bother but wants to flirt. Can they both get what they want?

Too Hot to Handle: Season 2 (23/06/2021)

A new season brings more gorgeous singles together in paradise to see who can give up sex to win the $100,000 grand prize.

The Naked Director: Season 2 (24/06/2021)

Now known as the pioneer of the adult video industry, Toru Muranishi aims for even loftier heights – his dream to broadcast porn via satellite, but his growing ego and ambitions may spell his downfall.

The A List: Season 2 (25/06/2021)

A group of teens find their friendship and courage tested on a mysterious island where the dead never die.

Sex/Life (25/06/2021)

The story of a love triangle between a woman, her husband, and her past that takes a provocative new look at female identity and desire.

Black Lightning: Season 4 (29/06/2021)

Wracked with guilt, Jefferson vows to leave his hero days behind. But new threats to Freeland – and metas – draw all the Pierces back into the fray.

Ray(coming soon)

From a satire to a psychological thriller, four short stories from celebrated auteur and writer Satyajit Ray are adapted for the screen in this series.

Jiva! (coming soon)

A street dancer juggling a dead-end job, family duties and a rocky love life realises her moves are her ticket out of her working-class Durban township.

So Not Worth It (coming soon)

After coming to Korea for different purposes, students from all over the world live and learn together as residents of an international dormitory.

Original Film

Carnaval (02/06/2021)

After a breakup, an influencer takes her friends on a free trip to Bahia’s vibrant Carnival, where she learns life’s not just about social media likes.

Dancing Queens (03/06/2021)

Dylan Pettersson (Molly Nutley), a 23 year-old with big dancing aspirations from a small island in a Swedish archipelago tries to join a struggling drag queen show.

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie: Part 1 / Part 2 (03/06/2021)

When a dark power enshrouds the Earth after a total solar eclipse, the scattered Sailor Guardians must reunite to bring light back into the world.

Trippin’ with the Kandasamys (04/06/2021)

To rekindle their marriages, best friends-turned-in-laws Shanthi and Jennifer plan a couples’ getaway. But it comes with all kinds of surprises.

Sweet & Sour (04/06/2021)

Faced with real-world opportunities and challenges, a couple endures the highs and lows of trying to make a long-distance relationship survive.

Xtreme (04/06/2021)

In this fast-paced and action-packed thriller, a retired hitman – along with his sister and a troubled teen – takes revenge on his lethal stepbrother.

Awake (09/06/2021)

After a global event wipes out humanity’s ability to sleep, a troubled ex-soldier fights to save her family as society and her mind spiral into chaos.

Tragic Jungle (09/06/2021)

To escape an arranged marriage, a woman flees into the depths of the Mayan jungle, where untamed nature merges the human and the supernatural.

Skater Girl (11/06/2021)

A teen in rural India must fight against all odds to follow her dreams of becoming a skater and competing in the national championship.

Silver Skates (16/06/2021)

On the frozen rivers and canals of St. Petersburg, a petty thief on skates warms the heart of an aristocrat’s daughter as forces try to keep them apart.

A Family (18/06/2021)

Taken in by the yakuza at a young age, Kenji swears allegiance to his old-school boss, pledging to adhere to the family code amid ever-changing times.

Jagame Thandhiram (18/06/2021)

When a clever, carefree gangster is recruited to help an overseas crime lord take down a rival, he is caught off guard by the moral dilemmas that follow.

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (18/06/2021)

When a terrifying enemy attacks Tokyo, the stage is set for a high-stakes battle that may expose some of Kenshin’s biggest secrets.

Fatherhood (18/06/2021)

After the sudden death of his wife, a new father (Kevin Hart) takes on the toughest job in the world: parenthood. Based on a true story of loss and love.

The House of Flowers: The Movie (23/06/2021)

The De La Mora siblings concoct a mischievous plan to break into their old family home to retrieve a hidden treasure of significant importance.

Good on Paper (23/06/2021)

When a stand-up comic and aspiring actress meet-cutes with a wealthy Ivy League grad working in finance, he almost seems too good to be true.

America: The Motion Picture (30/06/2021)

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

Prime Time (30/06/2021)

On New Year’s Eve 1999, an armed man enters a TV studio during a broadcast, takes the host hostage and makes one demand: to give a message live on air.

Ali & Ratu Ratu Queens (coming soon)

After his father’s passing, a teenager sets out for New York in search of his estranged mother and soon finds love and connection in unexpected places.

Original Comedy Series

Alan Saldaña: Locked Up (03/06/2021)

Mexican comedian Alan Saldaña is back, poking gentle fun at himself and parceling advice, especially about how to stay married and how to be parents.

Original Documentary

Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet (04/06/2021)

The e story of the most important scientific discovery of our time – that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the boundaries that have kept our planet stable for 10,000 years, since the dawn of civilisation.

Human: The World Within (04/06/2021)

Cutting-edge science and captivating personal stories collide in this illuminating docuseries about the incredible workings of the human body.

Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats (05/06/2021)

Documentary filmmakers capture the daily lives, routines and adventures of a group of Dutch cats.

Unwind Your Mind (15/06/2021)

With its welcoming animation, and featuring the thoughtful communication style that’s made the Headspace app beloved by millions, Unwind Your Mind is an indispensable tool for anyone seeking to kick off or deepen their relationship with a meditation practice, or maybe just finally get a good night’s rest. 

Penguin Town (16/06/2021)

In a picturesque South African town, an eclectic group of endangered penguins flock together to find mates, raise a family and mix with the locals.

This Is Pop (22/06/2021)

Unfamiliar histories take center stage as hitmakers themselves – from ABBA to T-Pain – explore dimensions of pop music you never knew existed.

Murder by the Coast (23/06/2021)

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

Sisters on Track (24/06/2021)

Three young homeless sisters in Brooklyn fight against the odds and their circumstances to find hope, belonging and a brighter future.

Wonder Boy (26/06/2021)

French fashion designer Olivier Roustein makes a remarkable ascent to artistic director of the Balmain brand, as captured in this documentary.

Sophie: A Murder in West Cork (30/06/2021)

This true crime series is based on the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French woman found dead near her West Cork holiday home.

Kids & Family

Super Monsters: Once Upon a Rhyme (01/06/2021)

From Goldilocks to Hansel and Gretel, the Super Monsters reimagine classic fairy tales and favourite nursery rhymes with a musical, magical spin!

Wish Dragon (11/06/2021)

Longing to reconnect with his childhood best friend, resourceful teen Din meets a charming wish-granting dragon who shows him the magic of possibilities.

Rhyme Time Town: Season 2 (15/06/2021)

Best friends Daisy and Cole are back for more musical fun and adventure with their nursery rhyme pals, solving problems with teamwork and creativity!

StarBeam: Season 4 (29/06/2021)

Original Anime

Trese (11/06/2021)

Set in a Manila where mythical creatures of Philippine folklore hide amongst humans, Alexandra Trese goes head-to-head with a criminal underworld.

Godzilla Singular Point (24/06/2021)

Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement (28/06/2021)

While Meliodas absorbs the Commandments so he can become the Demon King and save Elizabeth, Ban roams through purgatory to save his captain’s soul.

Record of Ragnarok (coming soon)

As the gods weigh the fate of humanity, a lone valkyrie proposes a final battle pitting 13 gods against 13 mortal champions. Based on the manga.

Licensed Highlights

Puberty Blues: Seasons 1 – 2 (07/06/2021)

In the 1970s, inseparable teens Sue and Debbie try to join a popular crew and learn to deal with growing pains.

Down to Earth with Zac Efron: Season 1 (11/06/2021)

Actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in a travel show that explores healthy, sustainable ways to live.

Last Christmas (12/06/2021)

Despite working as an elf, Kate doesn’t believe in the magic of Christmas. Everything changes when she meets Tom, who brings faith back into her life.

Gemini Man (22/06/2021)

A recently-retired sniper faces off with a younger, stronger, cloned version of himself that a covert government agency has engineered to kill him.

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3 Responses to “New to Netflix in June”

  1. Hello Phil. Just wondered if you knew any more about Only Murders in the Building. Interesting to see Martin Short and Steve Martin back together again only this time with Selina Gomez. Looks Hulu-bound – so maybe SoHo would be a natural home? I’ll be on the hunt in August … One further question: is Hulu 4K by default?

  2. Hey, Rosco, good to hear from you. Murders will stream here on Disney+. A date hasn’t been confirmed but should be soon after its August 31 debut on Hulu. Here’s what Hulu says about 4K streaming: “Hulu’s streaming library and live TV programming is available to stream in various high definition (HD) video qualities, like 720p, 1080p, 4K Ultra HD, and 60fps high definition (HD) video qualities. Quality will automatically adjust based on your available bandwidth, ensuring you always have the best picture quality possible for streaming.”

  3. Speaking of Disney+ I’m really looking forward to Loki from Wednesday next week. It’s apparently going to change the Marvel universe. I love Marvel :)

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