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7 of the best TV shows from Netflix Geeked Week, according to Reddit

In the second installment of Netflix’s virtual streamer event, Geeked Week featured a plethora of projects ranging from TV, movies and video games for fans to indulge their inner geek. It’s an interesting way to draw attention to the streaming giant’s efforts in nerd culture, and many of the announcements have been made from the Netflix TV front.

Big things are coming at various IP addresses, and fans on Reddit are excitedly discussing upcoming TV shows. Upcoming heavy hits include highly anticipated trailer and premiere date for Sandmantrailer to very strange things season 4, volume 2 and more.

The Sandman trailer and release date


A dream in the latest Sandman trailer.

Although the series premiered, oddly enough, not for HBO Max, Netflix Sandman was one of the most anticipated originals for Netflix. It’s been a long time coming, but the tantalizing, surreal and dark-science-fiction acclaimed DC comic book series by writer Neil Gaiman is just around the corner and will release on August 5th.

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redditor Sleepy_Azathoth was optimistic about the new look and announcement, saying “It’s so exciting to have Neil Gaiman behind the show’s creative team. Looks so promising.” brainchild of Gaiman Sandman follows Dream/Morpheus – one of the seven Endless – as he is kidnapped by cultists and forced to embrace a new way of looking at the world and accepting its changes.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Teaser Trailer & Clip


Cyberpunk Edgerunners promo for Netflix featuring the protagonist

Publisher and developer CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 launched as one of the biggest disasters in gaming history, but went a long way before becoming stable. DLC expansion is on the way, but the franchise is going beyond even games thanks to Netflix and Studio Trigger. Cyberpunk: Edge Runners anime series.


redditor Moonlitequilla has been thrilled to have seen Trigger’s work so far, exclaiming, “Looks visually stunning, as expected of Trigger at this point. Fingers crossed, the story matches them!” Studio Trigger has a strong resume built over the past decade, with colorfully vibrant and breathtaking anime such as Kill la kill as well as Promare earning them favor in society. Cyberpunk: Edge Runners tells an original story within the game’s canon about a young waif aspiring to become an outlaw mercenary.

Castlevania: Nocturne Teaser


Richter Belmont in Castlevania: Nocturne

Powerhouse Animation Studios Unveils A Forgotten But Beloved Konami Game Castlevania the franchise has quickly become one of the best animated originals and game adaptations of Netflix in general. A cocktail of great voice acting, anime-inspired character designs, stunning animation, and an extensive dark fantasy storytelling. Castlevania arguably argued that games are best made as animated adaptations after years of languishing as live-action films.


Season 4 ended the original series last year with a generally satisfying package, with the announcement that a series of sequels would follow with Richter Belmont as the new main character. Castlevania: Nocturne. redditor BrandenBegins expressed his excitement at Geeked Week revealing Richter’s design, saying “Hooray! Season 4 of Castlevania had some of the best and most consistent animations I’ve seen on the show. Secondary characters such as Isaac also achieved a great result.”

Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2


Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2 Eleven

fans very strange things the food has been good lately: the first volume of Season 4 was recently released on Netflix, to much acclaim and confirmation that it will be followed by a fifth season (or rather Vo’s season 4). However, it didn’t stop there. as Netflix’s Geeked Week gave fans an exclusive look at what Volume 2 has in store very strange things Season 4


redditor the dude abides____ excited about the high stakes ahead, saying, “Despite that, Volume 2 looks FUCKING CRAZY. 4 hours of continuous disaster. it’s been so well done so far and the ending looks even more intense.” very strange things has consistently been one of Netflix’s greatest originals, and season 4 has so far been praised for its incredible suspense and darker atmosphere, paving the way for a climactic fifth and final season.

The Umbrella Academy Season 3 Panel


The cast of Umbrella Academy in a promo shot.

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and Dark Horse Comics Umbrella Academy has been consistently well received live on Netflix, with its third season coming later this month. Not much time left before the premiere, but Geeked Week had something special and spoiler-free to promote fans in the form of a cast panel and Season 3 exclusive clips.


redditor TheBlueSlipper liked the tone of the scene shown, noting that “there’s a Wes Anderson feel to this clip. Umbrella Academy follows a dysfunctional family of superhero siblings as they try to solve their father’s murder, complete with a creative time-traveling narrative device. The series has been well received overall for its eccentric and charismatic cast of characters based on a fun and sincere story of personal growth.

dragon prince season 4 clip


Aaravos from Dragon Prince season 4

When it comes to animation, Netflix dragon prince is one of the most popular series on the streaming platform. It’s been very well received across four seasons so far, and Netflix Geeked Week has finally given fans a clip for the upcoming fourth season with subtitles. Secret of Aaravos. dragon prince follows the titular prince as he tries to quell the age-old conflict between humanity and the magical land of Xadia. The series has been praised for its endearing and emotional cast while not being afraid to tackle darker and more mundane themes.


Fans have been waiting for a long time as the third season premiered on Netflix in November 2019. Redditor Kennedy-LC-39A said: “I have to say that I somewhat disagree with all the people who say that this brief overview has nothing to offer. Of course, we haven’t received an exact release date (only 2022) or many new clips, but it still raises speculation/theory of potential.” The clip was admittedly brief and vague, but the 2022 release window and the show’s consistent quality for now should be reassuring.

Shadow & Bone Season 2 End of Production


Shadow and bone It premiered in 2021 as one of the latest Netflix sensations, resurrecting the YA genre in the modern era. The first season received positive reviews from critics for its impressively rich story and world-building, as well as its versatile cast. In addition to Ben Barnes’ suave portrayal of the sympathetic villain General Kirigan, Jessie May Li’s debut performance as protagonist Alina Starkov received particular praise.

Geeked Week admittedly didn’t have much to say about the second season, but it did show a funny video of the cast talking about wrapping up filming. redditor CarrotChrist1203 responded to a user speculating about Kaz’s possible storyline in Season 2 by saying, “That’s what I thought. I really hope we get to see Kaz’s origins.” However, the first season endeared itself to fans, giving them more than enough reason to dive back into this world’s enticing mix of steampunk and high fantasy.

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