VIDEO: The Next Netflix Original Series: ‘Mako Mermaids’

Teen-targeted series to follow 'Orange is the New Black'

Fans of Netflix original series should be prepared to jump from orange jumpsuits to green tailfins.

Hot on the heels of the premiere of comedy series “Orange is the New Black,” Netflix unveiled a trailer on its YouTube page for its next series, “Mako Mermaids,” which bows July 26.

In contrast to the hard-edged series that have defined Netflix originals going back to its first in February, “House of Cards,” “Mako” is a decidedly fluffier sort of show. Netflix is aiming for a teenage audience with this fantastical tale of a trio of young mermaids who trade in their lower halves for legs. Think “Splash” meets Nickelodeon.

As the accents of the cast in the trailer above will indicate, “Mako” is an Australian import, spun off from an existing hit series, “H20: Just Adds Water,” that has been syndicated around the world. Jonathan M. Shiff Prods. will produce 26 episodes of “Mako.”

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  1. Bob Sample says:

    I have enjoyed two seasons of the Netflix Original: Mako Mermaids, an H2O adventure. Will there be a season 3?

  2. TheQweewee says:

    When is season two coming out? I’m dying!!

  3. Angel says:


  4. sav says:

    when will season two come out I watched season 1 in two days I’m addicted to it!

  5. Denise says:

    I went on my Netflix and found this show and it only gave me 13 episodes and I’ve seen all of them and now i want to see more so I wanted to know when there gonna play or make the next episode or even if there gonna make a season 2, I hope they do :)

  6. Louis says:

    Does anybody know what day the next 13 episodes will be out?

  7. Bebelin says:

    I love this show I’m waiting for season 2!!!!!

  8. Ashley says:

    I really enjoyed this, But there where only 13 episodes I was sad that it had to end so quickly I hope to see a lot more to come!! hope there are lots of seasons to this wonderful show!! I watched all of the episodes in one day.

  9. Britt says:

    So ready for Season 2!

  10. Noor Bandali says:

    I loved it so much!!! When does the 2nd season come out???

  11. joann says:

    I hope there will be a season 2, 3 and 4

  12. ash says:

    When does season 2 come out I can’t wait!!

  13. shanea stepney says:

    When is mako mermaids season 2 coming im interested in seeing what happens I lovd just add water and this show def makes me feel like my mermaid friends never left

  14. luisana says:

    I love season 1 and i hope they give season 2 on Netflix :-)

  15. Natassia says:

    i want to watch the next season of mako mermaids and the season after the show is to die for, i can’t wait for the next season

  16. Louis says:

    I saw this show when I went to Netflix on my iPod and didn’t think I’d like it, but i gave it a chance and it got pretty watchable. And then I loved it, and now I’m hooked! I just can’t wait to see what happens next!

  17. Audrey Rose Thompson says:

    I have watched all of the episodes of Mako Mermaids so far and I cant wait till they come out with the other episodes in September I absolutely can not wait at all. I honestly think that it is 10 times better than H2o: Just Add Water. And I think Netflix should continue to make more great shows like this one :) and I think they should make more than 26 episodes until the Pod’s meet again :)

  18. Tara Deeson says:

    I have watched every single episode of H2O: Just Add Water. I also have watched every episode of “Mako” in just 2 days. Please! Continue with more episodes! Don’t just stop at 26, my family loves this! ♥

  19. Megan says:

    So… Will there be a season 2 of mako mermaids: an H2O adventure? And when will it come out on Netflix?

  20. Dannielle Pablo says:

    When will season 2 of mako mermaids be out?? I’m really desperate I love these series so much, don’t want to rush you but it’s better to make your peers happy and specially the people paying for Netflix ;)

  21. Nicole Rameswar says:

    when will season 2 of mako mermaids come out on netflix??

  22. mia says:

    Keep making more episodes of the new series of mako mermaid please can you please make more episode than just 26 episodes

  23. Adrianna says:

    What time? It’s after 12am and it’s not out yet.

  24. Emily says:

    This trailer has been out for four months.

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