pop culture imports august 10

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best, wackiest, and weirdest foreign-language movies and TV shows streaming right now.)

A new month, a new batch of foreign movies and TV shows to please the ears and eyes! That’s right, subtitle lovers, it’s time for a new Pop Culture Imports, in which we all huddle inside during the hottest month of the summer to watch the best new foreign movies, dramas, animes, and everything in between. This week, we have a reversed Korean romance, an unlikely Indian love story, a quirky Japanese sci-fi, a familiar Swedish sci-fi series, Netflix’s newest anime anthology film.

So let’s fire up the subtitles and dive into the best foreign movies and shows streaming now.

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flavors of youth trailer

Your Name was the biggest anime crossover theatrical hit since Studio Ghibli became a household name. And with anime growing to be one of the most formidable markets in the world, it’s no wonder that Netflix wants to tap into Your Name‘s particular brand of cerebral wistfulness.

The streaming giant has teamed up with the studio behind Your NameCoMix Wave Films, to bring the visually stunning film Flavors of Youth to Netflix audiences. Below, check out the first Flavors of Youth trailer.

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