Where to Watch Miraculous Ladybug & A Brief Look of Each Show

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Miraculous Ladybug is the story of two french teens, Marinette and Adrien, who are superheroes Ladybug and Cat Noir respectively, fighting to save the city from supervillains. Also known as “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” or simply “Miraculous”, it is a French CGI television series produced by French studios Zagtoon and Method Animation in association with Toei Animation in Japan. 

Spanning over 91 episodes over four seasons and two movies (TV specials), the series has become quite popular among children and teens alike. While currently airing the fourth season, the producers are in the midst of continuing the series up to its seventh season, with a handful of movies in the pipeline. Fans can expect an animated musical film, Ladybug & Cat Noir – Awakening to be released early in 2022. Here’s a look at where you can catch the shows and a look at each storyline.  

List of Miraculous Ladybug TV Shows & Movies at a Glance 

TV shows: 

  1. Miraculous Ladybug Season 1 – (2015)
  2. Miraculous Ladybug Season 2 – (2016) 
  3. Miraculous Ladybug Season 3 – (2019)
  4. Miraculous Ladybug Season 4 – (2021)

Movies (also known as TV specials):

  1. Miraculous World: New York – United Heroez – (2020)
  2. Miraculous World: Shanghai – The Legend of Ladydragon – (2021)

Where to Watch the Miraculous Ladybug?

There is currently no platform that streams or air all of the Miraculous Ladybug show under one roof. Disney Plus remains the best bet to catch all of the Miraculous Ladybug shows in the future. However, that remains to be seen as Netflix owns the rights currently (more on that below).

Below we list the best sites that you can watch Miraculous Ladybug shows:

  1. Netflix 
  2. Disney Plus
  3. Disney Now
  4. fuboTV
  5. Hulu Live TV
  6. Sling TV
  7. Vidgo
  8. Youtube TV
  9. DIRECTV Stream 

Is Miraculous Ladybug on Netflix?

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Netflix currently airs the first three seasons of Miraculous Ladybug in the United States. At some point, the show will not be available anymore on Netflix as its rights to the show will eventually expire and move to Disney Plus. 

Is Miraculous Ladybug on Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime currently has Season 1 and Season 2 of the show. 

Is Miraculous Ladybug on HBO Max?

HBO Max does not air any Miraculous Ladybug shows currently. 

Is Miraculous Ladybug on Disney Plus?

Currently, Seasons 1 to 3 of the show is available for streaming for most countries worldwide (except for the United States), as Netflix still holds the rights for the first three seasons there. Disney Plus is currently airing Season 4 in the United States.  Eventually, when Netflix’s rights to the show expire, streamers can watch the rest of the series on Disney Plus. 

Disney Plus exclusively streams the movie Miraculous World: New York – United Heroez, and will soon add the second film, Miraculous World: Shanghai – The Legend of Ladydragon. 

Is Miraculous Ladybug on Hulu?

Hulu currently has Season 4 of Miraculous Ladybug for streaming. 

Is Miraculous Ladybug on Peacock TV?

Peacock TV does not air any Miraculous Ladybug shows currently.  

Where Else Can I Watch Miraculous Ladybug?

You may catch Season 4 of the show on Disney Now. You can also watch Season 4 of Miraculous Ladybug by subscribing to streaming services that carry Disney Channel:

  • fuboTV
  • Hulu Live TV
  • Sling TV
  • Vidgo
  • Youtube TV
  • DIRECTV Stream 

Where Can I Watch Miraculous Ladybug for Free?

Season 4 of Miraculous Ladybug is available for free on Disney Now via the website or app. 

You can watch Season 4 of Miraculous Ladybug through Disney Channel via streaming services that offer free trials

  • fuboTV (1-week free trial)
  • Hulu Live TV (1-week free trial)
  • Vidgo (3-day free trial)

You can also watch it on Netflix through a free trial.

Best Order to Watch Miraculous Ladybug

The Miraculous Ladybug shows and films are listed in chronological sequence of release. Let’s say you wish to view the show in chronological or timeline sequence. In that scenario, you must follow the release sequence, since the Miraculous Ladybug show and films are released in chronological order.

Let’s see which is the ideal order to watch Miraculous Ladybug and what each storyline is like.

  • Miraculous Ladybug Season 1 – (2015)
  • Miraculous Ladybug Season 2 – (2016)
  • Miraculous Ladybug Season 3 – (2019)
  • Miraculous World: New York – United Heroez – (2020)
  • Miraculous World: Shanghai – The Legend of Ladydragon – (2021)
  • Miraculous Ladybug Season 4 – (2021)

Miraculous Ladybug TV Show & Movie in Order

1. Miraculous Ladybug Season 1 – (2015)

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Set in modern-day Paris, the show revolves around two high school students; Marinette Dupain-Cheng and Adrien Agreste. Marinette is an aspiring fashion designer and Adrien is a fashion model for his father’s fashion line. Unbeknownst to the people around them, Marinette and Adrien are actually superheroes; Ladybug and Cat Noir respectively. They each have a jewel linked to their magical creatures, “Kwamis”, that is the source of their powers. This jewel is known as the Miraculous. 

Ladybug and Cat Noir along with their Kwamis, Tikki and Plagg respectively, fight people who have been “akumatized”. When someone is akumatized, it usually happens because someone has been hurt or traumatized by somebody else. This havoc is wrecked by the dangerous supervillain Hawk Moth who uses his powers to Akumatize civilians and turn them into supervillains. His goal is to steal Ladybug and Cat Noir’s Miraculous. 

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Oblivious to each other’s identities, Marinette has a crush on Adrien but is too shy to tell him. Whereas Cat Noir has a crush on Ladybug but she finds that his ego is annoying. Through the school year and their heroic adventures, Ladybug grows fond of Cat Noir, while Marinette overcomes her shyness and grows closer to Adrien. 

Adrien eventually discovers a grimoire and steals it from his father’s safe. Tikki studies the book and discovers that it is a sacred book that contains secrets about the Miraculouses and their owners. 

2. Miraculous Ladybug Season 2 – (2016)

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Marinette meets Master Fu and discovers that he is the last Guardian of the Miraculouses. Fu confirms Fu suspects the owner of the book could be Hawk Moth, who could be Gabriel (Adrien’s father) or Adrien himself. However, these suspicions would be shot down eventually.

Fu reveals to Marinette that Ladybug and Cat Noir’s Miraculouses can grant wishes if used simultaneously. However, they have to be careful using it can disrupt the balance of the universe. Every wish made will have a consequence of equal value. 

With the help from Fu, Paris has additional superheroes that join Ladybug and Cat Noir’s crusade in defeating Hawk Moth. Alya is Rena Rouge (a fox-themed hero), Nino is Carapace (a turtle-themed hero) and Chloe is Queen Bee (a bee-themed superhero). 

By akumatizing his assistant, Natalie into Catalyst, Hawk Moth turns into Scarlet Moth, with the ability to create as many akumas as he can. The five superheroes team up together to face the supervillains known as the Scarlet Army. They are able to defeat Moth, destroying his cane and turning him back into Hawk Moth. However, Hawk Moth escapes due to a distraction caused by Catalyst. 

Later, Marinette and her friends throw a picnic together where Marinette gathers the courage to kiss Adrien on the cheek.

3. Miraculous Ladybug Season 3 – (2019)

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Lila returns to Paris with a grudge against Marinette. She strikes up a partnership with Gabriel. When Hawk Moth finds out Queen Bee’s secret identity, Ladybug decides that she has to tell Chloe that she can no longer be Queen Bee, thus straining their relationship. 

In this season, Ladybug and Cat Noir are joined by Luka, who turns into a snake-themed superhero called Aspik. They are later joined by several other superheroes including Max (a horse-themed superhero called Pegasus), Kagami (a dragon-themed superhero called Ryuko), Alix (a rabbit-themed superhero called Bunnyx), and Kim (a monkey-themed superhero called King Monkey).

Marinette forgoes her chance to confess her feelings for Adrien. This is due to the fact that her confession will lead to a series of complicated events where the future Cat Noir will be akumatized into a supervillain, destroying Paris. Later she discovers Kagami and Adrien being happy together, making her fall into distress. 

Hawk Moth follows Ladybug to Fu’s secret location where he is able to defeat Fu and claim the Miracle Box. He turns Chloe against Ladybug, turning her into Miracle Queen, in exchange for the heroes’ Miraculouses. Miracle Bee summons all the temporary Miraculous holders, revealing their identities to Hawk Moth and brainwashing them in the process. Ladybug and Cat Noir are able to defeat Miracle Queen and confront Hawk Moth who has captured Fu. 

Fu appoints Ladybug as the new Guardian of the Miraculouses, sacrificing his memories in the process. Hawk Moth escapes and Ladybug suspends Chloe from the superhero team. Elsewhere, Natalie presents Gabriel with Master Fu’s tablet, containing the decrypted Miraculous spellbook. Distressed that Adrien and Kagami are dating, Marinette starts dating Luka. 

4. Miraculous World: New York – United Heroez- (2020)

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Marinette’s class visits New York City. During the flight, the plane is attacked by American supervillain Techno-Pirate, whose abilities enable him to shut down and steal technology. He is defeated by the local American superheroes; Majestia (a woman with god-like powers), Uncanny Valley (a humanoid robot in the form of a teenage girl), Knightowl (a woman disguised as a man with gadgets), and her sidekick Sparrow (her daughter, disguised as a boy). 

During their trip to the Historical Society, Hawk Moth akumatizes Techno-Pirate into Techlonizer, who can steal and disable any technology that he comes into contact with. Unbeknownst to Ladybug and the heroes, he plans to distract them with Techlonizer so he can steal the Eagle Miraculous on display at the museum. 

During the fight, Cat Noir accidentally damages Uncanny Valley, causing the rift between the Americans and French superheroes. Distressed, Adrien renounces his Miraculous and decides to leave the tour, returning to France. This also disheartens Marinette. 

Hawk Moth uses the Eagle Miraculous on Techlonizer, turning him into Miraclonizer, who uses his newfound abilities of Liberation to free American heroes from their morals and ethics, making them go berserk. Uncanny Valley is able to deduce Marinette and Adrien’s identities and recruits Ladybug and Cat Noir to fight against Miraclonizer. 

They are able to overpower Miraclonizer and seize the Eagle Miraculous from him. Ladybug gives the Eagle Miraculous to Sparrow, who uses it to transform into “Eagle”. Eagle then uses her powers to return the American heroes back to normal. 

5. Miraculous World: Shanghai – The Legend of Ladydragon – (2021)

Miraculous Ladybug: Guide on Where to Watch & A Brief Look of Each Show

Marinette visits Shanghai alone. She intends to visit her uncle during his 60th birthday and to see Adrien at a fashion show. Upon reaching Shanghai, Fei, a young Chinese girl steals all her belongings including Tikki and her Miraculous. 

She roams the city all day, getting lost and unable to communicate with anyone as she did not understand the language. She eventually runs into Fei who reveals that she stole Marinette’s belongings to Cash, a greedy pawnshop owner. Fei reveals that Cash killed Fei’s father and destroyed his kung fu school. 

Fei steals back Marinette’s belongings from him and discloses to her that her father’s kung fu school is actually a training ground for guardians. Similar to Miraculous, the guardians use the magical jewel, Prodigious, that can turn its owner into any animal from the Five Animals, provided that they embody the value each animal represents. 

Hawk Moth who has been eavesdropping, akumatizes Cash into King Cash, who has blade fans for hands that is extremely sharp. With the information from Fei, Hawk Moth is able to locate the cave where the Prodigious is stored and break in with the help of King Cash. 

Fei turns into Ladydragon and along with Ladybug and Cat Noir, they are able to defeat King Cash. However, Hawk Moth akumatizes the Prodigious’ guardian spirit, Mei Shi, into “Yan Luo Shi”, a giant supervillain that has lasers. Cat Noir and Hawk Moth are knocked back by Yan Luo Shi. Fei starts to doubt herself, unable to fight. 

With Marinette’s help, she regains her confidence, and together, Ladybug and Ladydragon are able to defeat Yan Luo Shi. Yan Luo Shi transforms back into a kwami-like creature that guards Fei. Cash is arrested by the local authorities and Hawk Moth is nowhere to be found. In the end, Fei joins Marinette and Adrien for dinner at Marinette’s uncle’s restaurant. 

6. Miraculous Ladybug Season 4 – (2021)

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In the fourth season, Marinette is now the Guardian of the Miraculous. Along with her responsibilities as Ladybug, she now has the added duty of guarding the secrets of the Kwamis. Along the way she will face challenges in her relationship with Luka, accepting her feelings for Adrien, and of course…Battling Hawk Moth once again! 

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