We can dedicate ourselves to a marathon of series and movies with which to spend an entire afternoon or the night, but we do not always want to see something that occupies two or three hours of our time and you may simply want to watch series with short chapters for a while in the bus, on the subway or while you’re eating. For this reason, there are some series with episodes of less than fifteen minutes that we can enjoy on Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video and other streaming platforms.
Whether you’re looking for romantic comedies or cartoon series, science fiction series or Star Wars short films that we can see on Disney Plus for small moments with which to spend a few minutes of series and disconnection.
The time I give you
The time I give you is a Spanish miniseries released at the end of October 2021 on Netflix and ideal to see in a single afternoon. Nadia Santiago and Álvaro Cervantes are the protagonists of a miniseries created by the actress in which we can get to know all the stages of a breakup. They are a couple and they just called it quits. In the episodes there will be flashbacks and current moment, interspersed. A current situation will lead to a memory that will allow us to get to know the relationship.
Ryan is the protagonist of Special. He is a man with cerebral palsy slight who wants to start from scratch and lead a different life than the one he has lived up to now. Sixteen episodes of about ten or fifteen minutes based on the memoirs of Ryan O’Connell and that tell us a story of overcoming, the story of Ryan rewriting history to “lead the life he had always dreamed of”
Bonding is a Netflix series released in 2019 in which a college girl She works as a dominatrix. He has hired his gay friend from high school as an assistant in a series with short episodes that we can watch in short bursts. Bonding seeks to show sex from all points of view, although he has received a lot of criticism from the sector for showing an “unrealistic” view of the subject.
State of the Union
One of the short series that we can see on HBO Max is State of Union on HBO Max. a romantic comedy that tells us what happens before each weekly therapy session of the protagonists. Louis and Tom prepare to talk to their therapist. They meet in a pub to prepare for the session in these ten-minute episodes in which the couple will address the causes of the distance in the relationship.
cartoons and anime
If you want to watch series of less than fifteen minutes of cartoons or anime, we can also watch short series on the different streaming platforms.
Love, Death & Robot
One of the best series of robots and technology that we can see on Netflix is Love, Death & Robot. A must for science fiction fans. Also, recommended if you are looking for independent and very short chapters with a maximum duration of about twenty minutes but with short films of up to two or three minutes in total. Are independent chapters with different stories and the “essence” that remains in all: a science fiction show, robots, special effects, ships and continuous references to science fiction classics of all time.
Star Wars Visions
Star Wars Visions is a independent animation short film collections that we can see on Disney Plus with duration from 14 minutes to 30 minutes and that seeks to show independent stories with a Star Wars theme but with an anime appearance. It has nothing to do with the movies or the saga, but instead seeks to show other independent stories of droids, planets, of the force. They are not the usual characters but different characters with independent episodes of between 14 to 30 minutes in all of them.
Retsuko is a red panda who has an excruciating, frustrating and thankless job. But to let off steam and relieve stress sing death metal in a karaoke when he finishes his work. Her anxiety haunts her every day and she is tired of being kind and docile to everyone in a fun series of fifteen-minute episodes that we can watch to unwind and have a laugh.