5 new Netflix shows with 100% Rotten Tomatoes ratings

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Great new shows seem to arrive every day on Netflix, which makes it easy to miss some of the hidden gems. Netflix adds so many new series every week that it can make your head spin. As we speak, there are dozens of new on Netflix additions waiting for you to check them out.

But how do you determine which shows are worth spending your precious time on? The review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes is a great resource for figuring this out. We've selected five new Netflix shows that came out of the gate with positive impressions from all the critics, earning perfect 100% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. As you're probably aware, that's extremely difficult to do, so you know these picks are well worth watching, at least as far as the professionals say. 

Read on for five new Netflix shows that snagged 100% ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. 

Lupin season 3

This season finds gentleman thief Assane Diop (Omary Sy) in hiding after being framed for murder. As he remains separated from ex-wife Claire (Ludivine Sagnier) and son Raoul (Etan Simon), he grapples with a massive decision: leaving France and starting a brand new life. He returns to Paris to propose the change to his family in an attempt to keep them from any potential harm. But no sooner than he arrives, he's met with ghosts from the past that threaten his future. - BV

Seasons: 3 (7 episodes)
Genre: Thriller/mystery
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Castlevania: Nocturne

It’s the French Revolution, and counter-revolutionaries are fighting to regain power from the people. To do so, they’ve gone ahead and summoned a vampire messiah. That’ll show those humans who dare resist, right? 

To keep the world from being forced into eternal darkness under the reign of bloodthirsty vampires, Caribbean sorceress Annette (Thuso Mbedu) goes on a mission. She enlists legendary vampire hunter Richter Belmont (Edward Bluemel) to take the fight to the undead before they can strike. With the help of revolutionary leader Maria Renard (Pixie Davies), the trio work to stave off the impending threat. 

As with all the prior Castlevania series, there’s plenty of gore to go around, but at the heart of the show is a can’t-miss drama that’ll keep you coming back for another bite. - BV

Seasons: 1 (8 episodes)
Genre: Action/horror
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Dear Child

Adapted from Romy Hausman's best-selling novel Liebes Kind, this German six-part miniseries will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Investigators grapple with linking a present-day search with a decade-old missing persons case. It calls back to the harrowing years a woman (Kim Riedle) and her two children (Naila Schuberth and Sammy Schrein) spent confined in a windowless prison by an unknown male captor. It's terrifying and bleak with the harsh reminder that all of this could happen to anyone, with some of the most exciting twists you'll see in the genre. And best of all, you can read the book when you're done to unlock more of the mystery. - BV

Seasons: 1 (6 episodes)
Genre: Drama/thriller
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Ohio Valley Wrestling of Louisville, Kentucky once polished the rough edges off stars like John Cena, Dave Bautista, Randy Orton and The Miz. But in recent years, the gym has hit hard times. Manager Al Snow is fiercely committed to wrestling’s ability to tell stories, and a few diehard fans continue to show up, but the gym is struggling to keep the doors open. Al has to sell a majority stake to a group of local businessmen, including the popular radio personality Matt Jones. They bring an infusion of much-needed cash but demand results — Al has the summer to turn things around. - KW

Seasons: 1 (7 episodes)
Genre: Documentary
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Mask Girl

Netflix's latest Korean drama is based on a popular webtoon of the same name. Kim Mo-Mi (Go Hyun-jung) is an ordinary office worker by day and a live-streamer by night. She craves attention but is insecure about her appearance, so she covers her face when live-streaming as the internet personality Mask Girl. She also dabbles in a bit of murder. The twisting-turning plot slowly reveals how and why Mask Girl kills. But unforeseen events threaten to expose her true identity. - KW

Seasons: 1 (7 episodes)
Genre: Thriller
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Brittany Vincent

Brittany Vincent has been covering video games and tech for over 13 years for publications including Tom's Guide, MTV, Rolling Stone, CNN, Popular Science, Playboy, IGN, GamesRadar, Polygon, Kotaku, Maxim, and more. She's also appeared as a panelist at video game conventions like PAX East and PAX West and has coordinated social media for companies like CNET. When she's not writing or gaming, she's looking for the next great visual novel in the vein of Saya no Uta. You can follow her on Twitter @MolotovCupcake.

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  • Rufionn
    It hasn’t failed yet. I have never agree with Rotten Tomatoes , nice to know I
    won’t be changing my mind-
    Who do the 3 listed on this site with 100-% ratings appeal too? How old, how
    educated are the people that are deciding these ratings??