How to watch ‘Shadow and Bone,’ the new Netflix series based on the popular fantasy novel

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  • Shadow and Bone” is a new fantasy series based on the novel by Leigh Bardugo.
  • The first season is now available to stream exclusively on Netflix.
  • Netflix plans range from $9 a month to $18 a month depending on the video quality you need.

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Leigh Bardugo’s popular fantasy novels have come to life in the Netflix original series “Shadow and Bone.” You can watch the show exclusively on Netflix, and plans start at $9 a month.

The series is set in a war-ravaged country and follows Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li), an orphan who joins a magical army. As a dangerous threat known as the “Shadow Fold” grows, Alina attempts to learn how to use her burgeoning powers. The show also stars Ben Barnes, known for his role as Prince Caspian in “The Chronicles of Narnia,” and Archie Renaux, who will appear in the 2022 Marvel film “Morbius.”

Shadow and Bone” is based on the novel of the same name, which is the first entry in a trilogy. The novel landed at #8 on The New York Times Bestseller list.

The show has received positive reviews so far, and currently holds a “92% Fresh” rating on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.

How to watch ‘Shadow and Bone’

The first season of “Shadow and Bone” premiered on Netflix on April 23. All eight episodes of the series’ first season are available to stream right now.

Netflix costs $9 a month for the Basic plan, but streaming is limited to standard definition. For access to HD streaming on up to two screens, you can sign up for a Standard plan at $14 a month. For the best quality, you can subscribe to a Netflix Premium plan for $18 a month with 4K Ultra HD playback on up to four screens.

You can watch Netflix through a number of platforms including your web browser, iOS and Android devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, LG smart TVs, Sony smart TVs, Samsung smart TVs, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and more.

Netflix offers a huge library of shows and movies, including exclusive access to Oscar-nominated films like “Mank” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” Other upcoming releases on Netflix include the animated robot-centric series “Eden” and part two of “Selena: The Series.”

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