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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Quirky Japanese series mixes sci-fi with teen angst.

TV Netflix Drama 2018
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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+


a mature 13 year old could watch this

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Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (1):

This slightly odd but compelling series offers a supernatural twist to what's otherwise a typical teenage soap opera. Even without English subtitles, it's not difficult to understand the universal themes it features, including peer pressure, friendships, family relationships, and broken hearts. Within this context, it also addresses issues like poverty and abuse.

Despite the wild premise, Switched offers a solid story with a relatable cast. Ayumi is a likable character, regardless of what body she finds herself in. Meanwhile, Umine's difficult life situation makes it hard not to blame her for refusing to find a way back to her own corporeal form. If you're looking for a good option for a teen drama, you might find it here.

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