TV series about life after death

List of the best after-death TV series selected by visitors to our site: The Haunting of Bly Manor, Amazing Stories, Upload, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Forever, Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs, Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny, In Another World with My Smartphone, The OA, Proof.

In the top there are new series of 2020, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
CharactersGhosts, Childrens, Babysitting
PlotSupernatural, Death, Life after death

    After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it seems at the manor, and centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed in this chilling romance. At Bly Manor, dead doesn’t mean gone.

    Amazing Stories (2020)
    Markimdb: 6.2
    Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
    PlotAdventures, Time travel, Supernatural, Life after death, Superpowers, Mystery

      Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.

      Upload (2020)
      Markimdb: 8
      Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
      PlotLove triangle, Life after death, Virtual Reality

        In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.

        That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
        Markimdb: 8
        Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon
        CharactersDemons, Dragons
        PlotLife after death, Death, Adventures, Revenge, Fate
        PlaceParallel worlds, Japan
        StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

          "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a slime monster with unique abilities begins.

          Forever (2018)
          Markimdb: 7.2
          Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
          PlotLife after death
          StyleEasy, Fancy

            June and Oscar live a comfortable but very predictable wedded life when suddenly they find themselves in a completely unexpected situation, raising questions about love and marriage.

            Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs (2018)
            Markimdb: 6.8
            Genrefantasy, melodrama, cartoon, detective
            CharactersTeenagers, Ghosts
            PlotSupernatural, Death, Superpowers, Life after death
            StyleEasy, Fascinating, Romantic

              Kogarashi has the ability to see supernatural, and has been possessed by ghosts since he was a kid but now he has learned to fight back against them! Unfortunately, he's now also very poor, homeless, and hoping for a happier, more normal, high school life. In his search for housing, he's introduced to a very cheap boarding house called Yuragi Manor, which was formerly a hot springs inn. It's so cheap because the house is haunted by the spirit of a high school student whose corpse was found there.Kogarashi doesn't think this is going to be a problem for him. Soon he finds that Yuragi Manor's ghost is a 16-year-old girl named Yuna, who lives in his room. Kogarashi has no desire to hurt a ghost girl, and instead he ends up agreeing to help her to figure out her unfinished business so that she can move onto the afterlife before turning evil. Once it is clear that he is fine with Yuna, the other tenants reveal their own secrets—his life in Yuragi Manor is going to be far from ordinary!

              Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny (2018)
              Markimdb: 7.6
              Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
              CharactersPrincesses, Emperors
              PlotAdventures, Martial Arts, Life after death
              StyleTouching, Spectacular, Easy

                As the Dragon Master, Po has endured his fair share of epic challenges but nothing could prepare him for his greatest one yet-as a Kung Fu teacher to a group of rambunctious kids from Panda Village who have been imbued with a mysterious and powerful chi energy. Together they embark on amazing adventures, battle ferocious villains, and become legends!

                In Another World with My Smartphone (2017)
                Markimdb: 6.5
                Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon
                PlotDeath, Love, Life after death
                StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fascinating

                  Touya Mochizuki was accidentally killed, and as an apology, God allows him to be reborn in a fantasy world and will grant him any one wish he desires. And so, Touya chooses to keep his smartphone in the next world. In his second chance at life, he befriends many important figures and comes across the world's secret. He inherits the legacy of an ancient civilization and travels around nonchalantly while possessing powers that rival this world's kings.

                  The OA (2016)
                  Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.9)
                  Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
                  PlotLife after death, Fate, Investigation, Death, Mystery
                  PlaceParallel worlds
                  StyleNetflix, Makes me think, 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.

                    Proof (2015)
                    Mark4 (imdb: 6.9)
                    Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
                    CountryUSA, Canada
                    CharactersGhosts, Terminally ill
                    PlotSupernatural, Cancer, Religion, Life after death

                      A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.

                      The Returned (2015)
                      Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.1)
                      Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
                      PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death
                      PlaceUSA, Small towns
                      StyleAction, Touching, Atmospheric, Fascinating

                        A small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have long been presumed dead, suddenly reappear; their presence creates both positive and negative consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind are challenged both physically and emotionally.

                        The Magicians (2015)
                        Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
                        Genrefantasy, adventure
                        CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
                        PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
                        PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
                        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.

                          Deadbeat (2014)
                          Markimdb: 7.5
                          Genrefantasy, comedy
                          PlotSupernatural, Life after death, Superpowers

                            Kevin Pacalioglu may have no money and no clue, but he can see dead people, so that’s pretty cool. Faced with a constant stream of stubborn spirits, Pac goes to whatever lengths require the least amount of effort to help New York City’s most frivolous ghosts finish their unfinished business, occasionally with the help of his best friend and drug dealer, Roofie.

                            The Returned (2012)
                            Markimdb: 8.1
                            Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
                            CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers
                            PlotSupernatural, Death, Life after death
                            PlaceSmall towns
                            StyleAtmospheric, Action, Touching, Fascinating

                              In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.

                              American Horror Story (2011)
                              Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
                              Genrehorror, thriller, drama
                              CharactersWitches, Ghosts
                              PlotLife after death, Magic, Voodoo, Death, Supernatural
                              PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA, School
                              StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

                                American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.

                                Bedlam (2011)
                                Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
                                CountryUnited Kingdom
                                CharactersLosers, Ghosts
                                PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Life after death, Superpowers
                                StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

                                  Bedlam was a British supernatural drama television series created by David Allison, Neil Jones and Chris Parker. It first aired on 7 February 2011 on Sky Living and Sky Living HD. The series finale was aired on 15 March 2011. In December 2011, it was announced that a second series had been commissioned for airing in Spring 2012 with an updated cast. Series 2 began airing in June 2012 with Lacey Turner taking the lead as a suspended paramedic who can see dead people. On 13 November 2012 Jack Roth who plays Max in the series revealed that Bedlam may return for Series 3 and that a decision on the shows future is to be made around Christmas 2012. On 11 March 2013 Roth announced on Twitter that Bedlam would not be returning for a third series.

                                  Angel Beats! (2010)
                                  Markimdb: 7.7
                                  Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon
                                  CharactersPupils, Teenagers, Angels
                                  PlotWar, Supernatural, Lost memory, Life after death, Uprising, Superpowers
                                  StyleTouching, Easy, To cry

                                    Angel Beats takes place in the afterlife and focuses on Otonashi, a boy who lost his memories of his life after dying. He is enrolled into the afterlife school and meets a girl named Yuri who invites him to join the Afterlife Battlefront — an organization she leads which fights against God. The Battlefront fight against the student council president Angel, a girl with supernatural powers.

                                    Natsume Yujin-cho (2008)
                                    Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
                                    Genrecomedy, drama, cartoon
                                    CharactersCats, Demons, Ghosts
                                    PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Life after death

                                      Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.

                                      Ghost Whisperer (2005)
                                      Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.4)
                                      Genrefantasy, drama
                                      CharactersGhosts, Strong women
                                      PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Death, Missing people, Life after death, Superpowers
                                      PlaceSmall towns
                                      StyleFascinating, Atmospheric

                                        Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits from passing over. The sentimental drama is 'inspired by the work of medium James Van Praagh.'

                                        Dead Like Me (2003)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
                                        Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
                                        CountryCanada, USA
                                        PlotSupernatural, Death, Divorce, Depression, Life after death, Superpowers
                                        StyleTo cry, Fancy

                                          Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.

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