TV series about the war

TV series about the war
List of the best series about the war, selected by visitors to our site: Das Boot, Rise of Empires: Ottoman, 86: Eighty Six, Dororo, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Barbarians, Vinland Saga, The Brave, The Halcyon, Raised by Wolves.

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

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryWest Germany
CharactersMilitary, Submariners
PlotWar, Survival, Second world war, Intrigue
StyleSpectacular, Action

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, documentary, military, history
PlotWar, Sword Battles
PlaceTurkey, Roman Empire
StyleBased on real events

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

86: Eighty Six (2021)
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlaceMilitary bases

Called “Juggernaut,” these are the unmanned combat drones developed by the Republic of San Magnolia in answer to the attacks by the autonomous unmanned drones of the neighboring Empire of Giad, the “Legion”. But they’re only unmanned in name. In reality, they are piloted by the Eighty-sixers—those considered to be less than human and treated as mere tools. Determined to achieve his own mysterious ends, Shin, the captain of Spearhead Squadron, which is comprised of Eighty-sixers, continues to fight a hopeless war on a battlefield where only death awaits him.

Dororo (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, cartoon, anime
CharactersSamurai, Demons, Heroes, Orphans, Monks
PlotWar, Revenge, Supernatural, Travel, Adventures
TimeDark ones
StyleSpectacular, Dark, Fascinating

A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones with which the wronged son will use to hunt down the multitude of demons to reclaim his body one piece at a time, before confronting his father. On his journeys the young hero encounters an orphan who claims to be the greatest thief in Japan.

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersTeenagers, Childrens, Wizards, Monks
PlotWar, Magic, Adventures, Growing up
PlaceSchool of Magic
StyleWorth watching, For children, Makes me think, Philosophical

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Barbarians (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, history
CharactersMilitary, Strong women, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, betrayal, Power, Uprising
PlaceForest, Roman Empire
StyleBased on real events

Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.

Vinland Saga (2019)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genreaction, adventure, cartoon, history, anime
CharactersVikings, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventures, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield enhancing his skills in his adventure to redeem his most-desired revenge after his father was murdered.

The Brave (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

The complex world of our bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.

The Halcyon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMaids, Cooks
PlotWar, Second world war
PlaceEngland, Hotels
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.

Raised by Wolves (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Androids
PlotWar, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Religion
TimePost-apocalypse, Future

After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.

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World on Fire (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Musicians
PlotWar, Second world war

The story of World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives.

Jormungand (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, cartoon, military, anime
CharactersMafia, Military, Heroes, Soldier
PlotWar, Weapons, Shootouts
StyleSpectacular, By manga

Jonah is a child soldier and the newest bodyguard for Koko, an international arms dealer with an entourage of hired guns. The cold-blooded kid hates Koko’s line of work, but following her into the darkest corners of the black market might be the only way he can find those responsible for his family’s slaughter. Besides, his employer isn’t like most merchants of death. She uses guile and cutthroat tactics to keep her clients armed to the teeth—all while cultivating her own warped plan for the future of world peace. With the CIA desperate for her capture, assassins eager to collect her head, and the potential for every contract to end in ultra-violence, Koko and her comrades in arms bring the boom to every corner of the world.

Fate/Apocrypha (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, cartoon, anime
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

The theft of the Greater Grail from Fuyuki City leads to a splintered timeline in which the Great Holy Grail War is waged on an unprecedented scale.

Servamp (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotWar, Supernatural
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fascinating

When a stray black cat named Kuro crosses Mahiru Shirota's path, the high school freshman's life will never be the same again. Kuro is, in fact, no ordinary feline, but a servamp: a servant vampire. While Mahiru's personal philosophy is one of non-intervention, he soon becomes embroiled in an ancient, altogether surreal conflict between vampires and humans.

Troy: Fall of a City (2018)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, USA
PlotLove, War, betrayal, Death, Deception

A rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege of Troy.

Overlord (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotSuperpowers, War, Supernatural, Adventures, Virtual Reality
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

In the year 2138, virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game is quietly shut down one day. However, one player named Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as "the most powerful wizard." The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) beginning to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.

Gallipoli (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, military
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival
StyleBy books, Fascinating

As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. They endure the next eight months on the peninsula learning lessons of survival. By the time of the final evacuation they have also learned the skills of combat and what it means to be a young man in war.

The Pacific (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Death, Self-sacrifice
StyleBased on real events

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

Greatest Events of World War II in Colour (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredocumentary, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotWar, Second world war

Using highly advanced colourisation techniques, critical moments from World War II, from Stalingrad to The Battle of Britain, are shown in a whole new light.

Saga of Tanya the Evil (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon, anime

On the front lines of the war, there is a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes, and porcelain white skin, she commands her squad with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan's most elite salarymen, reborn as a little girl after angering a mysterious being who calls himself God. This little girl, who prioritizes efficiency and her own career over anything else, will become the most dangerous being amongst the sorcerers of the imperial army.