‘Britannia’ is a historical fantasy show which is set in the year AD 43. The events depicted in the series are about the Roman conquest of Britain. The British Isles are described in the show as a land full of magic where fierce warrior women dwell in the jungles and there are mysterious druids who have sinister magical powers. The series centers around two Celtic warriors — Kerra and Antedia — who are bitter rivals. But in order to protect their land from invaders, they need to join forces and drive them out once and for all. The Roman invasion is being led by Aulus Plautius. Jez Butterworth is the creator of the series. If you enjoy this fascinating historical fantasy piece and are looking for titles that explore similar ideas and themes, then you have come to the right place. Here’s the list of best shows similar to ‘Britannia’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these series like ‘Britannia’ on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
8. Supernatural (2005-)
‘Supernatural’ revolves around two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester. The two of them go on a road trip to look for their father after he goes missing during a hunting trip. However, their father is no ordinary hunter. He has hunted evil spirits and creatures throughout his life and Sam and Dean are also trained in the same way. On the trip, Sam starts developing supernatural powers and visions. As they look for their father, the two brothers come across a guy called Max Miller. They are surprised to find that Max possesses similar powers as Sam. Finally, the group is able to meet their father who gives them details of the death of their mother, which happened long back, and he also explains to them the only way in which they can avenge her death.
7. The Shannara Chronicles (2016-2017)
Created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, this fantasy drama is adapted from the book series called ‘The Sword Of Shannara’, written by Terry Brooks. The story is set in a place known as Four Lands. When the story begins, we see demons returning to the Four Lands from a place called Forbidding. Wil, Amberle and Eretria, with help from a druid called Allanon have to close the border between Forbidding and Four Lands to prevent the death of innocents at the hands of these demons. The show received mixed critical response and was canceled after two seasons.
6. American Gods (2017-)
This is a TV adaptation of the famous Neil Gaiman book of the same name. The central character of this series is a convict called Shadow Moon, who is released from prison a few days before the actual date of his release so that he can attend the funeral of his wife. Shadow, while going to the funeral, meets a man called Wednesday. Wednesday possesses some magical powers with which he can speak to gods. He tells Shadow that the old gods have become insecure as they believe their positions will be compromised as there are new gods to whom people are dedicating a lot of time these days. Technology and Media are the two new gods. Wednesday devises a plan in order to bring back the popularity of the old gods and give them the respect they deserve.