You sit down in front of your TV, laptop or phone after a long day at work, only to find yourself staying up all night binge-watching the show that everyone’s been talking about. In any case, finding the right show that’s worth settling for isn’t hard to find especially if you’re already subscribed to Netflix. And one series that seems to have shot up out of nowhere is the action-packed J-drama, Alice in Borderland.
In a nutshell, Alice in Borderland tells the story of an obsessed gamer and his friends in a strange, parallel Tokyo, where they must compete in a series of games to survive. The story is based on the original manga of the same name by Haro Aso, which stars one of Japan’s most popular leading men, Yamazaki Kento.
The series has found fans around the world and has clinched the title of the most popular Japanese Original live-action title on Netflix. And if you’ve already watched the series and you’re dying to know what comes next, you’ll be glad to know that the series is set to return for a second season.
And while you’re waiting for what’s to come in the next series, here are 10 things you need to know about Alice in Borderlands in season 1: