Netflix Originals Coming to Netflix in January 2023

netflix originals january 2023

Welcome to a preview of Netflix Originals coming to Netflix in the first month of 2023. Below, we’ll list all the exclusive projects coming to Netflix globally throughout the month, whether they’re new movies or series.

As we break down what’s coming to Netflix in 2023, you might be interested in our full preview of new series, returning series, or new movies on the way.

Note: Some of the dates listed below have not yet been officially confirmed by Netflix and as a result are tagged as subject to change.

English Netflix Originals Available January 2023

pale blue eye

Coming to Netflix: January 6th

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The Pale Blue Eye – Cr. Scott Garfield/Netflix

Here is the official logline for The pale blue eye:

“West Point, 1830. A world-weary detective is hired to quietly investigate the gruesome murder of a cadet. Hindered by the cadets’ code of silence, he recruits one of them to help unravel the case: a young man the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe.”

wellmania (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: January 15 (date subject to change)

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Wellmania behind the scenes – Picture: Netflix

This Australian drama series is inspired by Brigid Delaney’s novel. Wellmania: misadventures in the pursuit of wellness. It will follow Liv, who has a serious health crisis and is forced to rethink her ‘live fast, die young’ attitude.

The cast of the series includes:

  • JJ Fong (Cream Shop)
  • Genevieve Mooy (The Plate)
  • Lachlan Buchanan (Season 19)
  • Remy Hii (Spider-Man: Far From Home)
  • Alexander Hodge (Insecure, Resort to Love)
  • Simone Kessell (Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Night Agent)
  • Virginie Laverdure (La Brea)
  • Johnny Carr (Five Rooms)

Non-English Netflix Originals Available January 2023

The lying life of adults

Coming to Netflix: January 4 (date subject to change)
Idiom: Italian

Drama series based on the book.

Here is the official logline:

“Young Giovanna navigates her journey from childhood to adolescence as she experiences the different sides of Naples during the 1990s.”


Coming to Netflix: January 11 (date subject to change)
Idiom: Spanish

netflix noise

Image: Netflix

The search for her missing daughter leads a mother into a support network, where she connects with other women whose lives have been destroyed by violence. Mexican film starring Julieta Egurrola, Teresa Ruiz and Kenya Cuevas.

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House

Coming to Netflix: January 12, 2023
Idiom: Japanese

The Makanai Kitchen for Maiko House January 2023

Image: Netflix

Based on the anime and manga (written by Aiko Koyama), this live-action series adaptation is a co-production between Netflix, Story Inc., and BUN-BUKU Inc.

The eight-episode series follows Kiyo, who becomes a Makanai (person who cooks) in a house where Maiko (geisha trainees) live together.

More information about the series can be found on the beautifully designed satellite site for the series.

Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: January 19

Junji Ito Maniac Japanese Tales of the Macabre Netflix

Image: Netflix

From the prolific mangaka Junji Ito comes a new horror anthology series that will feature 20 of his most iconic stories, including stories from Tomie, Soichi as much as The Hanging Globes.

The Househusband’s Way (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: Determined
Idiom: Japanese

the way of the house husband netflix season 2

Image: Netflix

A second season of The Way of the Househusband anime series will be released in January 2023.

What new Netflix originals are you most excited to see in January 2023? Let us know in the comments below.

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