Narcos, To All The Boys: Netflix Releases to Come Out this February
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Narcos, To All The Boys: Netflix Releases to Come Out this February

With the holiday season all wrapped up and people back to their regular work lives, Netflix has a number of releases planned for February, including a few Valentine’s Day specials

The holiday season is over, everyone is back to their regular, work life which means not a lot of Netflix releases this time around. But has that ever stopped us from binging? Apparently not, because if that were the case, Netflix would be losing out on a lot of numbers lately but that is clearly not happening. With January coming to a close and the season warming up with February – not to forget the warm, fuzzy feeling of love that all of us – or at least most of us – wish to experience on Valentine’s Day, Netflix is coming out with a number of releases next month. So whether you’re alone on V-Day or have a special someone to share it with, why don’t you binge on some of these releases coming out on the streaming platform in February? Check out our list below:

1.       Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!

American stand-up comedian and radio host Thomas Papa, famously known as Tom Papa, will be doing a Netflix special. He announced the show on his social media channels, saying it will hit the screens on February 4. If you’re in for laughter fits, then this is what you’ve waiting for.

2.       The Pharmacist (Limited Docu-series)

When an opioid epidemic hits, it causes significant medical, social and economic consequences and the new Netflix series looks into how a mother, whose son was murdered, fights back. And it not only her son, her town is also devastated by the epidemic. The docu-series hits screens on February 5.

3.       Cagaster of an Insect Cage (Season 1)

Anime fans please raise your hands! Kidou will fight humans who have turned into insects starting February 6. The Netflix original series, based on the Mushikogo no Cagastar manga series, sees a young adventurer fight humans, who were turned into insects by a plague known as Cagaster. The story starts in 2125 and promises to be a treat if you’re an anime and post-apocalyptic storyline fans.

4.       My Holo Love (Season 1)

Adorable love stories appeal to everyone and My Holo Love is one with a twisted story line. You may have seen a beauty fall in love with a beast, but falling in love with a hologram can only happen in a Korean sci-fi. The plot of the series revolves around a girl, who is lonely and suffers from face blindness, an inability to recognise people by their faces (Google it if you want more details), finds the perfect companion upon getting to know a humanlike hologram modeled after its genius creator. Everything else follows then onward. Series hits screens on February 7.

5.       Locke & Key (Season 1)

The famous comic book series written by Joe Hill has been turned into a cinematic marvel and it release on Netflix on February 7. The plot revolves around three siblings moving into a house that grants them powers. What kind of powers? The house is filled with reality-bending keys and the siblings are meant to use them to solve the mystery of their father’s murder.

6.       To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020)

Serving as a sequel to 2018’s To All the Boys I've Loved Before directed by Michael Fimognari is all set to come out in February as well – and a little before Valentine’s Day on February 12. In the upcoming film, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, it’s a new year and Lara and Peter are no longer pretending to be a couple. While navigating her first real relationship, Lara is also on a quest to find herself by balancing between the two. But things take a turn when John Ambrose another receiver of one of Lara’s old love letters, enters her life again she must identify what she really wants.

7.       Dragon Quest: Your Story (2020)

Dragon Quest: Your is a 2019 Japanese 3D CG anime film based on the Dragon Quest series of video games which is all set to release on Netflix now. Its story adapts that of 1992's Dragon Quest V which sees a character named Luca follows in his father’s footsteps to rescue his mother from evil Ladja and finding the heavenly hero who wields the Zenithian sword is his only hope. So will Luca be able to do that? Find out on February 13.

8.       Love Is Blind (Season 1)

This reality web series is one that is going to have you hooked. Nick and Vanessa Lachey host this social experiment called Love is Blind, where single men and women look for love and get engaged, all before meeting in person. But how will this dating series turn out and how these new couples will feel and react? Stay tuned to Netflix to find out next month.

9.       Narcos: Mexico (Season 2)

Narcos: Mexico’s season two is all set to hit screens on February 13 as well. The show will touch on the darker side of things promising higher stakes this time, than the last season.  Season one’s finale revealed Scoot McNairy’s agent Walt Breslin as the enigmatic narrator, who was the DEA agent in charge of Operation Leyenda. Considering the operation aimed at bringing those responsible for Kiki’s death to face the music which is why it’s safe to assume that the upcoming season will shed light on Kiki’s tragic fate.

10.   Followers (Season 1)

If you have seen Black Mirror, then Followers may seem to be revolving around same storylines but this Japanese sci-fi series will focus more on the stories from the land of the rising sun.

11.   All the Bright Places (2020)

All the Bright Places is a romantic drama film based upon the novel of the same name by Niven. It stars Elle Fanning and Justice Smith and is scheduled to release on February 28. It follows the story of Violet and Theodore who meet and change each other’s lives forever. Struggling with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover the importance of small moments. The drama provides a refreshing take on mental illness, its impact on relationships, as well as the lasting impact of love.

12.   Queen Sono (Season 1)

Queen Sono is a South African crime drama series. It follows the story of a secret South African underground agent who tackles criminal operations while dealing with crises in her personal life. The series is scheduled to hit screens on Netflix on February 28 as well.

If you’re lonely on the Valentine’s Day, Netflix is sure to give you some company. With its February releases, it is sure to fill you up with some crime thrillers and romantic films and series, to make you feel warm before spring kicks in with full swing. Meanwhile, a mixture of sci-fi, romance, post-apocalypse stories and anime may can also be what you need to plug into your Valentine’s Day treat after the lunches and dinners are over and you want to cosy up with your special one. The nearly never-ending list of release in February also promises to keep you busy while you wait for some of the commercial hits to make their appearances later in the year on the video streaming platform. So what are you waiting for? Stock up on some pop-corn and munchies for you February binge.

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By Shaheera Anwar
A multimedia journalist who keeps a keen eye on the latest happenings in the world of entertainment and often writes reviews along with opinion pieces on some of the most-talked-about debates

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