Alice in Wonderland? Nahhhh. Alice in Borderland is far away from Alice in Wonderland. However, survival gaming shows and series have been seen in past years, a lot of times. Like Jumanji, Escape Room, or that episode of Ben 10 when Gwen and Ben get stuck inside a game.
People love that concept, and on it, Netflix released a series in 2020. Alice in Borderland. Stuck in an alternate Tokyo, the gamer and his friend have to compete in a few games for their survival. What will happen? Will they make it through?
Let’s find out.
About The Show
Alice in Borderland was announced in 2019 and aired on December 10, 2020. It is a Japanese drama thriller survival science fiction show. Shinsuke Sato created the show. Till now, 1 season with 8 episodes are there. Each has a runtime of almost an hour.
Plot Of The Show
Fixated gamer Arisu out of nowhere, ends up in an unusual, exhausting variant of Tokyo in which he and his companions should contend in risky games to get by.
A graphic novel adopted the show by HaroAso of the same name.
HaroAso is a manga artist. The residents in Japan. Also YUNGE!, Hyder and Closer, Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, and Noyu Girl.
Cast And Characters
The cast of the show includes Kento Yamazaki playing RyoheiArisu, Tao Tsuchiya, Yuki Morinaga playing ChotaSegawa, Keita Machida playing DaikichiKarube, Nijiro Murakami playing ShuntaroChishiya, Sho Aoyagi playing AguniMorizono, Ayaka Miyoshi playing Ann Rizuna, Dori Sakurada playing SuguruNiragi, Aya Asahina playing HikariKuina, ShuntaroYanagi playing TakatoraSamura, Nobuaki Kaneko playing TakeruDanma, Riisa Naka playing Mira Kano, Ayame Misaki playing Saori Shibuki, YutaroWatanabe playing KodaiTatta, Mizuki Yoshida playing Asahi Kujo, Kina Yazaki playing Momoka Inoue, and Tsuyoshi Abe playing Keiichi Kuzuryu.
Ratings And Reviews
The show has received many positive reviews for its graphics and visuals. Often compared with Battle Royale (2000).
It has a 7.6/10 rating on IMDb and a 71% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Will There Be A Season 2?
Yes. Netflix has already renewed the show for a new season. Season 2 will release in December 2022.