Coming to Netflix: May 2019

It seems the year just started and is nearly half over with already. I swear the older I get, the faster time seems to move. Check out the release schedule for Asian dramas and Asian movies on coming to Netflix in May. Also, don’t forget to check out the end-of-April arrivals here:! Looking for the full list of available Asian dramas? Find that here:

Don’t forget to check back weekly as I will be updating this post every Monday (in theory) with the latest news I find.

May 1

  • Kia and Cosmos [India, 2018] – This film follows a 15-year-old girl diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorders as she journesy from Kolkata to Kalimpong while writing a mystery novel.
  • Munafik 2 [Malaysia, 2018] – The second movie in the Munafik trilogy, this film picks up two years after the events of the first film and follows a Muslim healer haunted by visions as he helps a woman locked in a battle with a diabolical leader.
  • Sur Sapata [India, 2019] – The journey to a city of a group of boys from the country to play their beloved sport Kabaddi.
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion Season 1 [Japan, Anime] – A high-schooler with the power to make anyone obedient dons a mask to lead Japan’s rebellion against Britannia.

May 3

  • Jo Pil Ho: The Dawning Rage [South Korea, 2019] – A corrupt cop on the run from an internal affairs agent joins forces with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy before it is too late.

May 5

  • The Wandering Earth [China, 2019] – The death of the sun causes the people of Earth to build giant thrusters to move the planet out if its orbit into a new star system. Young people continue the fight for survival 2,500 years after the initial crisis.

May 6

  • Abyss [South Korea, 2019] – After meeting their untimely ends, two people come back to life in new bodies they don’t recognize.

May 8

  • Away from Home Season 1 [Malaysia, 2014] – An 11-year-old student begins a journey of self-discovering on a neighboring island while 13dealing with increasing tensions at home.
  • Bibik-Bibikku Season 1 [Malaysia, 2016] – This drama follows the family of Dr. Hanafi living in the city and the woes of the their maids who come from the country.
  • Cinta 100KG Season 1 [Malaysia, 2018] – Wati and Dian are two women with the same problem—their boyfriends are constantly eyeing other women!
  • Cinta Iris Season 1 [Malaysia, 2015] – Iris is a dedicated engineering student who eventually marries, but things don’t go well. She goes missing just when her child is in the hospital in critical condition. Runika has also run off and gone into hiding. What has happened?
  • Cinta Si Wedding Planner Season 1 [Malaysia, 2015-16] – A wedding planner and marine who are unlucky in love might just change their back luck into good when they squabble over a parking spot.
  • Cinta Teruna Kimchi Season 1 [Malaysia, 2016] – A man’s sense of self is shaken as he must face unexpected realizations while tryin to discover his father’s true identity.
  • The Missing Menu Season 1 [Malaysia, 2016] – A son decides not to host a wedding dinner, a daughter is pregnant and unwed, a granddaughter seeks a missing menu to host a second wedding dinner for her grandparents.
  • Secret of Success Season 1 [Maylasia, 2015] – An aspiring actor journies into the movies he loves thanks to a magical book, but not without consequences.
  • Unchained Fate Season 1 [Malaysia, 2016] – Three youngsters must band together to stop evil forces from destroying the world with the help of three magic crystals that help them communicate with the other world, gain immense power, and control time.

May 10

  • Bheemayan [India, Anime] – Chhota Bheem and his friends gather to celebrate Diwali by re-enacting the epic story behind the festival of lights.
  • Chhota Bheem Aur Kaala Yodha [India, Anime] – Bheem must stop a wicked warrior from conquering Dholakpur after being trapped in an ancient book for centuries.
  • Chhota Bheem Ka Romani Adventure [India, Anime] – While traveling to Rome for a trading venture, Bheem must rely on his wile and wits to save the day when a king from a neighboring country attacks.
  • Chhota Bheem Ka Troll Se Takkar [India, Anime] – When trolls attack the kingdom of Messina and kidnap its princess, it is up to Bheem to save the day.

May 14

  • I Hear You Season 1 [China, 2019] – A girl who dreams of being a voice actor ends up in a fake relationship on her friend’s dating show with a cold and talented violin maker.
  • revisions Season 1 [Japan, Anime] – Thanks to a time-warp a group of teens ends up in 2388 and are drafted by a special agent to take on a hostile cyborg race called revisions.

May 15

  • Bal Ganesh and Friends from Zeba [India, Anime] – Bal Ganesh’s three devotees travel to another planet to share his teachings with extraterrestrial friends.
  • Bal Ganesh and the Pomzon Planet [India, Anime] – This animated film showcases the childhood of Bal Ganesh, the elphant headed god.
  • Cake [Pakistan, 2018] – An estranged family reluctantly reconnects to deal with the care of their aging parents.
  • Hamid [India, 2019] – An 8-year-old boy learns God’s number and dials it everyday in hopes of connecting with his father.

May 17

  • Maria [Philipines, 2019] – Maria is an ex-assassin trying to put her violent past behind her, but she must utilize her skills when a power-hungry gang targets her and her family.

May 21

  • Zero [India, 2018] – A wealthy man who is vertically challenged finds the purpose of his existence when two wildly different women enter his life.

May 26

  • Rampant [South Korea, 2018] – Upon returning home from abroad, a prince must band together which his fellow countryman to battle a group of bloodthirsty demons.

Recently Added Dramas

Revenge (Lah) [Thailand, 2017] – A single mother sets out to get revenge on the seven men who gang-raped her and her daughter.

The Princess Weiyoung [China, 2016] – Real-life couple Tiffany Tang and Luo Jin star as star-cross lovers whose pasts and quest for revenge get in the way of their love.


  • I just started Rise of the Phoenix and need a question answered. I must have missed the part where my Kentucky Derby hat wearing very handsome gentleman/woman is now protecting Feng Zhiwei. Enlighten me please

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