The month of January 2023 on Disney+ brings back the second season of a series from the Star Wars universe, along with a documentary, two teen dramas, and an animated show.
The month marks the return of The Bad Batch in ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ season 2, while Didi Romero pursues her dream of songwriting in ‘Gina Yei’.
January 2023 also dives deep into time-traveling adventures with ‘Mila in the Multiverse’. Meanwhile, in ‘King Shakir Recycle’, aliens arrive seeking revenge for sending garbage their way.
Here is a list of the 5 best shows & movies coming to Disney+ in the month of January 2023:
1. Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 2
Cast: Dee Bradley Baker, Michelle Ang
Set months after the events on Kamino, the Bad Batch continues their journey, running away from the Empire after the fall of the Republic. They cross paths with friends and foes on a number of thrilling adventures as the Empire grows stronger than ever.
Release date: 4 January
2. Chasing Waves
Cast: Mahina Maeda, Yuma Takanuki, Sara Kohrogi, Kanoa Igarashi, Connor O’Leary take
Pro surfers Mahina Maeda, Yuma Takanuki, Sara Kohrogi, Kanoa Igarashi, and Connor O’Leary take you on a ride from tropical beaches to rugged coastlines.
‘Chasing Waves’ dives deep into the lives of the surfers that are defining Japan’s reach in the global surf culture. Coming from various cultural backgrounds, these surfers pursue their dreams and give the viewers an idea of what it’s like to be successful in this industry.
Release date: 11 January
3. Gina Yei
Cast: Didi Romero
‘Gina Yei’ follows the story of Gina, who wins a scholarship at the Instituto Musical del Caribe. The scholarship opens a door to her dreams of writing songs for famous artists.
Gina’s only desire is to express herself to the world through music. It’s only later that she realizes that everything isn’t going to be as easy as it seems.
Release date: 11 January
4. King Shakir Recycle
In an attempt to save the world from the environmental crisis, scientists come up with a plan to send garbage into outer space. When this garbage ends up landing on alien planets, beings from outer space arrive to wreak havoc.
Now it’s up to King Shakir to protect his world from an alien invasion. King Shakir Recycle is based on the Turkish TV cartoon ‘King Shakir’, created by Varol Yaşaroğlu.
Release date: 18 January
5. Mila in the Multiverse
Cast: Laura Luz, Malu Mader, Yuki Sugimoto, Dani Flomin, João Victor
On her 16th birthday, Mila receives the ability to travel back and forth between parallel universes. Making the best use of this ability, she plans to find her mother, Elis.
Mila’s search for her mother ends up landing her in a dangerous situation. She may have to face the mysterious group called “Os Operadores” that is hunting her mother down since she found out about these parallel universes.
With a little help from her friends Juliana, Vinícius, and Pierre, Mila vows to tackle these odds and reunite with her mother once and for all.
Release date: 25 January