‘Stranger Things’, ‘Ms. Marvel’, ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’: 11 Interesting Teen Dramas You Should Be Watching
I don’t know why but whenever I say that I love watching teen dramas, people always assume that I only like cute love stories filled with clichés. I mean, they are not completely wrong but believe me, many teen dramas have amazing storylines that depicts the real lives of teenagers without any filters and it’s very relatable, to be honest. So, I decided to jot some of my favourite teen dramas that should be on your what-to-watch list. Let’s get started!
Here Are Some Exciting Teen Dramas You Can Watch Right Now
1. Never Have I Ever – Netflix
Never Have I Ever starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan tells the story of an Indian teen girl, Devi Vishwakarma who lives in California with her mother and elder cousin sister. She’s struggling to deal with her grief, her school life, and her identity.
2. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – Netflix
Based on a novel written by author Jenny Han, the story of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before revolves around an American-Asian teen, Lara Jean Covey who lives in her fantasy world. She writes love letters to all her crushes but one day, the secret letters get mailed and her life turns chaotic.
3. The Summer I Turned Pretty – Amazon Prime Video
The Summer I Turned Pretty is another teen drama based on Jenny Han’s novel. Isabel aka Belly Conklin spends every summer at Cousin’s Beach with her family along with her mother’s best friend and her sons. But one summer changes everything in her life as she experiences first love and first heartbreak. The series is all set to premiere on June 17.
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4. Ms. Marvel – Disney+
The story of Ms. Marvel revolves around a geeky Pakistani-American teen, Kamala Khan living in Jersey City, New Jersey and her life after she gains super powers just like her idol, Captain Marvel.
5. 2Gether: The Series – Netflix
2Gether: The Series is a cute Thai teen drama about two boys named Tine and Sarawat. Tine asks Sarawat to be his fake boyfriend to get rid of an admirer but soon realises that Sarawat has feelings for him.
6. School 2017 – Viki
School 2017 is a popular k-drama about high school students who are facing discrimination at their school because of their ranks and social status.
7. Stranger Things – Netflix
Stranger Things is a sci-fi horror teen drama set in fictional town of Hawkins. The people of Hawkins including a group of teenagers along with a girl with super powers saves the world from strange creatures after the Hawkins National Laboratory performed experiments into the paranormal and supernatural and created a portal to an alternate dimension called ‘the Upside Down’.
8. Sex Education – Netflix
The story of Sex Education revolves around two high school students, Otis and Maeve who team up to set up an underground sex therapy clinic to help their classmates’ problems.
9. Euphoria – HBO
Euphoria tells the story of Rue Bennett, a recovering teen drug addict who struggles to find her place in this chaotic world and her schoolmates who are dealing with trauma, abuse, identity issues, and more.
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10. True Beauty – Amazon Prime Video
True Beauty revolves around the life of a high school student named Im Joo Kyung who secretly leads a double life because of her appearance. She lives with the fear that her classmates will discover her real appearance but her journey of self-love begins when she meets Lee Su Ho.
11. Heartstopper – Netflix
Based on a graphic novel by Alice Oseman, the teen drama Heartstopper follows the story of two teen boys, Charlie and Nick. Charlie falls in love with his classmate and rugby player Nick Nelson who is confused about his sexuality.
Happy teen drama viewing!
Preeti loves writing about pop culture, celebrity gossip, K-Drama, and K-Pop. However, criticising mediocre entertainment-related things seems to interest her a lot.