Series about parallel worlds

Series about parallel worlds
List of the best series about parallel worlds selected by visitors to our site: So I'm a Spider, So What?, Otherside Picnic, Locke & Key, The Rising of The Shield Hero, What If...?, Counterpart, The OA, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, Humans, The Devil Is a Part-Timer!.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

So I'm a Spider, So What? (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Spiders
PlotAdventures, Magic
PlaceParallel worlds

I, the protagonist, was just an ordinary high school girl, but suddenly I was reincarnated as a spider monster in a fantasy world. Not only that, but I awakened in a dungeon filled with vicious monsters. Armed with only my human knowledge and my overwhelming positivity, I'm forced to use spiderwebs and traps to defeat far stronger monsters just to stay alive... So begins the labyrinth survival story of a girl with incredible mental strength living as one of the lowest-ranked beasts!

Otherside Picnic (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, detective, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersStudents
PlotAdventures
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Friendless college girl Sorawo finds a door to another world one day — a strangely post-apocalyptic-feeling Otherside with serene emptiness, which becomes her new “special place.” There, she meets one other human, the beautiful and independent Toriko, and they explore the abandoned Otherside together.

Locke & Key (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Magic Items
PlotMagic, Adventures, Move
PlaceParallel worlds, Mansions
StyleNetflix

Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.

The Rising of The Shield Hero (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersTeenagers, Dragons, Military, Heroes, Losers
PlotRevenge, Survival, Magic, Computer games, Death
PlaceParallel worlds, Japan
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his weapon. Due to Naofumi's lack of charisma and experience he's labeled as the weakest, only to end up betrayed, falsely accused, and robbed by on the third day of adventure. Shunned by everyone from the king to peasants, Naofumi's thoughts were filled with nothing but vengeance and hatred. Thus, his destiny in a parallel World begins...

What If...? (2021)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Superhero team
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleMarvel

Taking inspiration from the comic books of the same name, each episode explores a pivotal moment from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turns it on its head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.

Counterpart (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersSpecial agents, Partners, Doppelgangers
PlotInvestigation, Teleportation, Surveillance
PlaceParallel worlds, Portals to other worlds
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.

The OA (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersCaptives
PlotInvestigation, Death, Lost memory, Life after death, Dreams
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleNetflix, Makes me think, Women in the lead roles, Philosophical

Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (2021)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
PlotAdventures
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, By manga

34-year-old virgin loser is kicked out of his home by his family and realized that his life is completely over. As he regrets wasting his life, a truck runs him over and he died. When he wakes up... He’s in a world of sword and sorcery! Reborn as a baby named Rudeus, he decides that this time, he’ll live a life he won’t regret!

Humans (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Sweden
Duration01:00
CharactersFamily, Robots
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think

In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration05:25
CharactersDemons
PlaceParallel worlds, Japan
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fancy

Foiled by a hero when he’s inches away from conquering the world, the devil finds himself in modern-day Tokyo. With no real-world skills to speak of, the devil is forced to make ends meet flipping burgers at a fast food joint! To stall any further plans of world domination, the hero tracks the devil’s trail and takes on the lowly tasks of a telemarketer.

The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKings, Rich guys and poor girls, bodyguards, Emperors
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleDorama, Romantic

When a gateway opens to a parallel universe in modern-day Korea, a king must step into another world in search of answers to a long-unanswered mystery.

NOS4A2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersVampire, Family, Killers, Childrens, Artists
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Love triangle, Abduction, Motorcycles
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleDark

A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.

The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, family, detective
CountryAustralia, Germany
PlotAdventures, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleSpectacular, Easy, By comics

When ordinary teenager Kyra touches a mysterious book, she is transformed into a Tri-ling-–part-human, part-fairy and part-elf. In addition to acquiring amazing magical powers, Kyra discovers a secret world of magic all around her.

Loki (2021)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Gods
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Deception, Sects
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleMarvel, Worth watching

After stealing the Tesseract during the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” an alternate version of Loki is brought to the mysterious Time Variance Authority, a bureaucratic organization that exists outside of time and space and monitors the timeline. They give Loki a choice: face being erased from existence due to being a “time variant”or help fix the timeline and stop a greater threat.

His Dark Materials (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWitches, Animals, Childrens, Orphans
PlotMagic, Mystery, Travel, Adventures, Growing up
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric

Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.

Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersDemons
PlotAdventures
PlaceParallel worlds

Fourteen-year-old Suzuki Iruma has just been abandoned and sold to a demon by his irresponsible parents! Surprisingly, the next thing he knows he's living with the demon who has adopted him as his new grandson, and has been transferred into a school in the demon world where his new "demon" grandfather works as the principal. Thus begins the cowardly Iruma-kun's extraordinary school life among the otherworldly as he faces his true self, takes on challenges, and rises to become someone great.

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersMonsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StyleNetflix, Popular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Train (2020)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceTrains, Parallel worlds
StyleAction, Fascinating

Several skeletons are discovered on the tracks of a closed train station. However, one of the dead victims walks into the police station. Where did all these dead bodies come from, and who is committing all of these murders? The world split into two on the night of a murder 12 years ago, and Do Won chases after the hidden truth in the parallel universe. This drama shows the contrast between two different worlds, divided by two different choices.

The Magicians (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersKings, Gays, Fairies, Gods, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Time travel, Adventures, Life after death
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, College, School of Magic
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:08
CharactersDemons, Elves, Heroes, Warriors, Losers
PlotMagic, Adventures, Virtual Reality, Computer games
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleEasy, Atmospheric, Fascinating, By manga

In regards to the MMORPG Cross Reverie, Sakamoto Takuma boasted an overwhelming strength that was enough for him to be called the Demon King by the other players. One day, he gets summoned to another world with his appearance in the game. There, there are two people that insist "I am the real summon master." Takuma gets slave-turning magic used for summoned beasts cast on him by the girls―However, the peculiar ability "Magic Reflection" is invoked! The ones that were turned to slaves were the girls!Takuma was bewildered. He's the strongest magician but, he doesn't have any social skills. Panicking, the first words that came out were the ones that he used inside the game role-playing the Demon King?! "I'm amazing you say? Of course I am. I am Diablo... The one feared as the Demon King!"This is the story the Demon King (acting) that would soon inspire the world and his other world adventure that he plunges through with his absolute strength, raise the curtain!




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