The Best Fantasy TV Shows from 2016


Below is our top ten list of the best Fantasy TV Shows which first started broadcasting in 2016.

10. Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments


Shadowhunters%3A%20The%20Mortal%20InstrumentsFirst Aired: 12 January, 2016

Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments is a TV series starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, and Alberto Rosende. After her mother disappears, Clary must venture into the dark world of demon hunting, and embrace her new role…


9. The Shannara Chronicles


The%20Shannara%20ChroniclesFirst Aired: 05 January, 2016

The Shannara Chronicles is a TV series starring Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero, and Manu Bennett. Series of adventures, war, and evil that occur throughout the history of the Four Lands.


8. Stranger Things


Stranger%20ThingsFirst Aired: 15 July, 2016

Stranger Things is a TV series starring Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, and Winona Ryder. When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him…


7. Lucifer


LuciferFirst Aired: 25 January, 2016

Lucifer is a TV series starring Tom Ellis, Lauren German, and Kevin Alejandro. Lucifer Morningstar has decided he’s had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand…


6. The OA


The%20OAFirst Aired: 16 December, 2016

The OA is a TV series starring Brit Marling, Jason Isaacs, and Scott Wilson. Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Prairie returns home, now in her twenties with her sight restored. While many believe she is a…


5. Preacher


PreacherFirst Aired: 22 May, 2016

Preacher is a TV series starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, and Ruth Negga. After a supernatural event at his church, a preacher enlists the help of a vampire and his ex to find God.



4. The Good Place


The%20Good%20PlaceFirst Aired: 19 September, 2016

The Good Place is a TV series starring Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, and Jameela Jamil. Four people and their otherworldly frienemy struggle in the afterlife to define what it means to be good.


3. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency


Dirk%20Gently%27s%20Holistic%20Detective%20AgencyFirst Aired: 22 October, 2016

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is a TV series starring Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, and Hannah Marks. Holistic detective Dirk Gently investigates cases involving the supernatural.


2. Boku no hîrô akademia


Boku%20no%20h%C3%AEr%C3%B4%20akademiaFirst Aired: 03 April, 2016

Boku no hîrô akademia is a TV series starring Daiki Yamashita, Justin Briner, and Nobuhiko Okamoto. A superhero-loving boy without any powers is determined to enroll in a prestigious hero academy and learn what it really means to be…


1. Boku dake ga inai machi


Boku%20dake%20ga%20inai%20machiFirst Aired: 07 January, 2016

Boku dake ga inai machi is a TV mini-series starring Ben Diskin, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, and Michelle Ruff. 29 year old Satoru Fujinuma is sent back in time 18 years to prevent the events leading to his mother’s death, which began…