The Best Series, Movies Streaming This Sept. 2023 in Asia


What’s New on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, HBO Go this Sept. 2023

There is no room for boredom this rainy September as your favourite streaming platforms roll out exciting new releases this month! From the live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid” and the next chapter of Robert Jordan-inspired fantasy series, “The Wheel of Time”, to the final season of “Sex Education” and Money Heist’s Úrsula Corberó’s return to the streaming platform in “Burning Body,” here are the must-see movies and series to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, and HBO in September 2023.

Disney Plus

‘The Little Mermaid’

Inspired by the 1989 Oscar-winning animation of the same name, the 2023 “The Little Mermaid” tells the classic tale of Ariel, as she yearns for more than a life ‘under the sea’.

Filled with insatiable curiosity and yearning for a larger-than-life thrill, Ariel ventures to the surface and becomes captivated by the charismatic Prince Eric. Driven by her passion, she strikes a fateful deal with the malevolent sea witch Ursula.

When: Sept 6

‘I Am Groot’ Season 2

“I am Groot!” Roughly translates to: Celebrating National Tree Day on Aug. 6, the eagerly awaited trailer for Marvel Studios’ “I Am Groot” Season 2 is making its grand debut with five exciting new shorts that continue the thrilling escapades of our playful sapling as he embarks on a cosmic odyssey. What sort of mischief will Groot find himself entangled in this time?

When: Sept. 6

‘Lang Lang Plays Disney’

Experience an extraordinary night of music and visuals at the Royal Alber Hall with the exclusive concert, “Lang Lang Plays Disney.” Accompanied by the esteemed Royal Philharmonic Orchestra from London, Lang Lang extends a warm invitation to the audience to indulge in timeless Disney classics. Brace yourself for enchanting renditions of “Let it Go,” “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” and “When You Wish Upon A Star.”

When: Sept. 15

Amazon Prime

‘The Wheel Of Time’ Season 2

Stepping into the next chapter of Robert Jordan-inspired fantasy series, “The Wheel of Time” unravels an epic saga of adventure and peril. Despite Rand al’Thor’s belief that he had defeated the Dark One, the forces of evil persist, as fresh perils emerge.

The young heroes from the Two Rivers now find themselves scattered across the world, without a guide – as the Wheel draws them closer to the Last Battle.

When: Sept. 1


Wilderness promises a gripping story around British couple Liv and Will, inspired by a B.E. Jones novel of the same name. The couple exchanges their small-town life for the allure of New York City, to find their life as a couple shattered into a million little pieces once Liv uncovers Will’s infidelity. Fuelled by anger and revenge, Liv sets her sights on a path of retribution while Will is none the wiser.

When: Sept. 15

‘The Boys (Gen V) ‘

Sink into the macabre realm of “The Boys” once again as Gen V introduced us to Godolkin University, a prestigious institution catering to young superheroes. Within its hallowed halls, college life intertwines with extraordinary powers, amplifying the cutthroat nature of competition that supes are notorious for.

As gritty and unrelenting as “The Boys” itself, one can only hope that the menacing presence of Homelander is absent within these walls…

When: Sept. 29


‘Sex Education’ Season 4

Comedy-drama “Sex Education” is back with a fourth and final season! Get ready to unravel all the twists and turns, as this captivating saga reaches its ultimate climax! A sizzling tale unfolds as we witness Otis and Eric embarking on a thrilling journey at Cavendish Sixth Form College, post the unforgettable closure of Moordale Secondary School.

We will also find out what happens next after the hanging plot lines from the previous season, including Jean’s post-pregnancy life, Otis and Maeve’s relationship, and the departure of certain characters. Stay tuned and find out!

When: Sept. 21

‘Burning Body’

Úrsula Corberó, who played Tokyo in “Money Heist,” returns to the streaming platform with a scandalous mini-series. In May 2017, the charred remains of police officer Pedro (José Manuel Poga) were found in a car in Barcelona. This shocking discovery captivated the public (think “Gone Girl”), unfolding one dark secret after another by those involved. Pedro's partner, Rosa (Corberó), and her ex-boyfriend, Albert (Quim Gutiérrez), became prime suspects, setting the stage for a thrilling and explosive investigation.

Inspired by true events, this limited series is a gripping tale of passion, deceit, and murder while exposing the cracks of law enforcement.

When: Sept. 8

‘Love at First Sight’

Rom-com babies, this one’s for you! The highly anticipated Netflix adaptation of Jennifer E. Smith's beloved novel, "The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight," will make you go awwww. With a stellar team behind it, including “Little Women” director Vanessa Caswill, this enchanting film promises to capture the same heartwarming magic that made the book a sensation.

Join Hadley and Oliver on their serendipitous journey as they meet on a plane from New York to London. As destiny works its wonders, their connection ignites, filling the air with sparks. But as they step off the plane, finding each other again proves to be daunting. Grab your blanket and prepare your popcorn, this is going to be magical!

When: Sept. 15


‘Penguins of Madagascar’ | Sep. 23

Don’t let their cute little flippers and feet fool you! These cuddly folks are not only penguins but cool superspies ready to fight evil! Coming to HBO Go this month is "Penguins of Madagascar," a spin-off of the animated franchise "Madagascar." This movie follows the adventures of four Adélie penguins, named Skipper, Rico, Kowalski, and Private, and their mission to stop giant octopus Dave from imprisoning their fellow penguins.

When: Sept. 23

‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ | Sep. 30

Based on the fantasy tabletop role-playing game "Dungeons & Dragons," this movie revolves around the epic heist of a band of thieves on a mission to find a lost relic. Set in Forgotten Realms, one of the game’s campaign settings, the film chronicles how antihero Edgin gathered his thieving squad, as well as how they retrieved the magical tablet and discovered a scheme that will put Forgotten Realms in danger.

When: Sept: 30

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