We’re still more than a month away from the release of DC’s next big movie, The Lightning, but if you’re looking for a quick fix to catch your favorite DC Comics superheroes in action, then Netflix might have the answer for you. On May 8, Netflix added the animated DC series justice league And Justice League: Unlimited!
For those who haven’t seen these two series, they’re critically acclaimed and considered some of the best in DC Animated canon. They are definitely must-watch shows for those who love DC content. Here’s what you need to know about them.
What is Justice League about?
The animated series followed Wonder Woman, Batman, The Flash, Superman, Martian Manhunter, Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, and more DC superheroes working together to fight various threats and villains.
Spread over two seasons and 52 episodes, justice league is widely acclaimed by fans, particularly due to the multiple two- and three-part episodes that allowed for larger-scale stories to be told.
What is Justice League: Unlimited about?
Justice League: Unlimited is the successor series too justice league, runs for 39 episodes. It was technically three seasons, but has been condensed into two seasons since airing. Unlimited is a very continuity-heavy addition to the DC Animated Universe, as it builds on storylines from previous shows such as: Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated SeriesAnd justice league.
It was also intended to complete the shared universe that began with BTAS. Justice League: Unlimited featured a much larger variety of DC villains and superheroes, some of which were animated for the first time. It also contained more individual episodes and a compelling mythos arc that ran through most of the episodes.
If you plan on watching both shows, you should definitely start with that justice league since Unlimited is scheduled a few years after the end of its predecessor.
Are all episodes of Justice League and Justice League: Unlimited on Netflix?
On May 8, 2023, Netflix added the entirety of the two animated shows to its catalog. All episodes of both series are currently streaming. If you want to see the other series in the DCAU, you’ll need to get HBO Max.