Best animated shows on Netflix: Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts
Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is about a sheltered girl who must learn how to survive when a mutant attacks sends her to the surface, far away from the underground home where she grew up. Even though it is a little lesser-known than some of the other projects on Netflix, this DreamWorks Animation Television series is excellent and critically acclaimed for a good reason.
Developed by Bill Wolkoff and adapted from the 2015 webcomic Kipo, Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is a magical, whimsical adventure story featuring a post-apocalyptic world that a young girl must face to find her father. Along the way she befriends a few mutant animals and fellow human survivors Wolf and Benson.
Besides the beautiful design and animation, the show has received praise for its diversity and representation of LGBT characters. It also boasts fantastic world-building and voice acting. There are three seasons of the show in total and 30 episodes altogether.
All three seasons were released in 2020. The series features a talented voice cast of stars that includes Karen Fukuhara, Sydney Mikayla, Coy Stewart, Deon Cole, Dee Bradley Baker, Sterling K. Brown, Dan Stevens, Jee Young Han and Amy Landecker. If you haven’t watched it yet, now is definitely the time to do so!