The Days: Season 1

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Blamed by some, hailed as heroes by others, those involved with Fukushima Daiichi face a deadly, invisible threat—an unprecedented nuclear... More

Where to watch The Days: Season 1

The Days: Season 1 is available to stream in Australia... More now on Netflix.

The Days: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.1

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Is Submerged

March 11, 2011; 225 kilometers from Tokyo, a 15 meter... More high tsunami hits the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, damaging one of the cooling systems.

Episode 1.2

No Need to Evacuate

While still unable to get an assessment of the situation... More from Fukushima Daiichi, the government tells the public to stay calm and remain in their homes.

Episode 1.3

Radioactive Emissions Will Be Minimal

Pressure in the containment vessel starts to rapidly rise. With... More a catastrophic explosion imminent, TOEPCO suggests releasing the gas into the atmosphere.

Episode 1.4

It Would Mean Turning Our Backs on Fukushima

With the power still down, the valves will have to... More be opened manually. With heavy hearts, some workers ask if they can evacuate to a safer location.


Our Company Has Lost Its Mind

Station Manager Yoshida decides to use seawater as a cooling... More source, but TOEPCO headquarters tells him to wait for authorization from the administration.


I Can No Longer Leave Here Alive

When pressure in the containment vessel finally starts to decrease,... More TOEPCO headquarters want on-site workers to get back to work, but Yoshida is wary.


Decide the Conditions for Evacuation

As the administration and TOEPCO headquarters grow increasingly impatient, Station... More Manager Yoshida asks for permission to evacuate some on-site workers.


A Scenario of Japan's Collapse

The Prime Minister is informed that in a worst case... More scenario, a third of the country — including the Tokyo area — will become uninhabitable for decades.

The Days: Season 1 | Ratings & Reviews

Playing out with all the dread of a slow-boil horror, this dramatised account of the 2011 Fukushima incident captures the heroism, the failings, and sickening suspense of this nuclear (and political) disaster. It's Netflix's answer to HBO's Chernobyl

The Days: Season 1 | Details

MA15+, Strong blood and gore
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Netflix Original

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