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Here’s what’s coming to Netflix Philippines in August 2020

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And just like that, its August. As we adjust to our new normal of social distancing and self quarantine, many turn to Netflix for entertainment.

This August, the streaming service has a lot of interesting shows, including interesting new films like Project Power, new seasons from Lucifer, and season 1 and 2 of Karate Kid spin-off, Cobra Kai.

The list also includes new Filipino shows, K-drama and anime.

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Top Picks

  • Project Power (August 14): An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
  • Love the Way U Lie (August 19): With the help of a spunky, lonely-in-love psychic, a deceased wife tries to get her grieving husband to move on. In the process, sparks begin to fly.
  • Lucifer: Season 5A (August 21): Lucifer makes a tumultuous return, Chloe rethinks romance, Ella finally finds a nice guy, and Amenadiel adjusts to the whole fatherhood thing.
  • Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (August 26): Lovely pianist Gurara hits rock bottom when she meets the rough and mysterious Fritta Sunwoojun. Can Fritta bring Gurara back to life?

Series

  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend (August 5): It’s an interactive Kimmy special! Kimmy’s getting married, but first she has to foil the Reverend’s evil plot. It’s your move: What should she do next?
  • The Rain: Season 3 (August 6): Years after the rain decimated the population of Scandinavia, Simone and Rasmus find themselves at odds about how to save humanity.
  • Selling Sunset: Season 3 (August 7): Big changes come to The Oppenheim Group as a major sale closes, the agents consider career moves, and one broker faces a very public breakup.
  • 3%: Season 4 (August 14): This dystopian thriller returns for another season.
  • Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story (August 14): Socialite Betty Broderick hits a homicidal boiling point during a bitter divorce from her unfaithful husband. Based on the headline-making crime.
  • Stranger: Season 2 (August 15): In the midst of a power clash between prosecutors and police, Si-mok and Yeo-jin uncover murky secrets as they pursue a labyrinth of intertwined cases.
  • Trinkets: Season 2 (August 25): The teen shoplifters are back for another season.
  • Cobra Kai: Seasons 1-2 (August 28): Thirty years after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny’s rivalry with Daniel reignites. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles.

Action

  • Blade: Trinity (August 1): Recognizing that they’re powerless to stop vampire hunter Blade, the vampires who rule the human race set up Blade to look like a serial killer.
  • Skyscraper (August 5): When terrorists attack the tallest building in the world, a security consultant will do anything to save his family from the carnage.
  • Nightcrawler (August 6): A young hustler finds success trolling the streets of Los Angeles to film disasters and death. But the darkness he captures starts to take hold of him.
  • Ocean’s 8 (August 8): Debbie Ocean gets out of prison bent on stealing a knockout necklace at the Met Gala. She recruits seven other women to pull off the grand heist.
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (August 16): Thrill seeker Lara Croft journeys to an underwater temple, where she finds a sphere that contains a map pointing to the mythical Pandora’s box.
  • The Commuter (August 28): On his daily train commute, an insurance salesman gets railroaded into accepting a suspiciously lucrative offer from a mysterious fellow passenger.

Filipino

  • Once Before (Hindi Tayo Pwede) (August 4): Torn between two lovers, a woman decides whether to move on and open her heart to the present or hold on to the love of someone lost and gone forever.
  • How She Left Me (Kung Paano Siya Nawala) (August 13): A man with face blindness finds it impossible to connect with others — until he meets a beautifully free spirit who changes his life.
  • Us, at the End of the Year (Tayo sa Huling Buwan ng Taon) (August 27): Five years after their break-up, ex-lovers turned friends attempt to find romance but find nothing except the pain of being in love with someone else whom they can never be with.

K-Drama

  • 200 Pounds Beauty (August 1): Han-na, an overweight woman with a beautiful voice, undergoes drastic plastic surgery and emerges a year later as svelte singer Jenny.
  • Sweet Munchies (August 28): To get his own TV show, a chef known for delectable late-night eats tells a major lie that complicates his relationships with those around him.
  • The World of the Married (August 28): A turbulent twister of lies, betrayals and revenge tears apart the seemingly picture-perfect marriage between a doctor and a filmmaker.

Anime

  • Berserk: Season 1 (August 1): Guts, the Black Swordsman, is on a journey to find and kill Griffith, the former leader of his mercenary group. He is joined by Puck the elf.
  • Berserk: Season 2 (August 1): Griffith’s resurrection is complete. But Guts and some new companions have another threat to face in the meantime, the leader of a formidable empire.
  • Great Pretender (August 20): Supposedly Japan’s greatest swindler, Makoto Edamura gets more than he bargained for when he tries to con Laurent Thierry, a real world-class crook.
  • Aggretsuko: Season 3 (August 27): Retsuko the Red Panda and her death metal karaoke return for another season.

Bryan is a tech and gadget enthusiast who spends his day blogging, writing fiction, and watching NBA clips on YouTube.

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