So far, fans have left nothing but overwhelmingly positive reviews for the Act 1 of League of Legends’ animated series “Arcane”.
The Netflix series is Riot Games’ first foray into animation, focusing on the origin stories of sister champions Vi and Jinx.
With its captivating art style and animation, addictive soundtrack, and overall compelling plot, the first few ratings on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes shows a promising start for the League of Legends series.
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Netflix’s Arcane is at a flawless 100% on Rotten Tomatoes
The reviews are in, and the television critics have spoken — Arcane has received a perfect 100% Tomatometer rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
All twelve critics left a Fresh rating on the show’s Rotten Tomatoes page. A Fresh status means that at least 60% of the reviews for a movie or TV show are positive.
Its audience score is not that far behind at an astounding 98% from 555 user ratings. This is the percentage of users who rated the show 3.5 stars or higher.
Arcane’s Rotten Tomatoes ratings has now beaten other popular Netflix shows such as “Squid Game” and “You”. Squid Game received a 94% Tomatometer rating, while You has a 91% average Tomatometer rating for all three seasons.
Squid Game went viral just a few months ago because of its unique take on the battle royale genre, while You has been a favorite among crime and thriller fans since 2018.
You can view Rotten Tomatoes’ full television show rankings here.
Of course, these Rotten Tomatoes ratings could still change since viewers have yet to see the rest of Arcane, but for now, we agree with the positive feedback its getting.
Arcane has been divided into three acts, released every Sunday beginning November 7.
All times and days are in GMT+8.
- Act 1 – November 7, 10:00 a.m.
- Act 2 – November 14
- Act 3 – November 21
Arcane cast and voice actors
The Netflix series stars Hailee Steinfeld as Vi and Ella Purnell as Jinx. It will explore Vi and Jinx’s backstories and lore — how they lived and survived inside the City of Iron and Glass, and how they will eventually gain their powers.
Here is the full list of Arcane cast and voice actors:
- Hailee Steinfeld as Vi
- Ella Purnell as Jinx
- Kevin Alejandro as Jayce
- Jason Spisak as Silco
- Katie Leung as Caitlyn
- Toks Olagundoye as Mel
- JB Blanc as Vander
- Harry Lloyd as Viktor
- Shohreh Aghdashloo as Grayson
- Fred Tatasciore as Benzo
- Mia Sinclair Jenness as Powder
- Miles Brown as Young Ekko
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