Shadow and Bone is a popular fantasy streaming television series that premiered on Netflix on April 23, 2021. Developed by Eric Heisserer, the show is based on two book series from the Grishaverse by author Leigh Bardugo – the Shadow and Bone trilogy and the Six of Crows duology. The first season consists of eight episodes and was well-received by audiences.
The show’s story follows Alina Starkov, a young orphan who works as a cartographer in the Ravka nation’s First Army. She discovers that she is a Grisha, a person with special abilities, and is believed to be the one who can address a dire need in the universe. The first season of the show adapts the events of the Shadow and Bone book, and includes an original storyline featuring the Crows, a criminal gang for which the Six of Crows duology is named.
In June 2021, Netflix renewed the show for a second season, which premiered on March 16, 2023. The second season of Shadow and Bone adapts the events of the Siege and Storm book, and also includes an original storyline featuring the Crows.
Overall, Shadow and Bone has become a popular show among fans of the fantasy genre, and its unique storyline and characters have earned it critical acclaim. The show has also helped to bring attention to the Grishaverse book series, which has gained a new audience as a result of the series’ success.