Lee Jung-jae in ‘Squid Game’. Photo by using Noh Juhan for Netflix.
NetflixNFLXadded 4.4 million new subscribers in the 0.33 area of 2021 which added its general up to 214 million paid subscribing households. The streamer can thank the huge draw of South Korean tv collection for this.
Within its first month at the platform, Squid Game have become a international sensation with extra than 142 million of the streamer’s subscribing families binge-looking the survival drama. This broke every Netflix report for any previous show.
Gong Yoo and Bae Doona in the imminent Netflix collection ‘The Silent Sea’ premiering December 24. Photo by way of Han Sejun for Netflix.
TV enthusiasts are passionate about the K-Drama and are eagerly looking ahead to yet any other new Korean collection, which one should say is a holiday present from the streamer. The Silent Sea is about to most desirable on December 24 and lovers cannot watch for the eight-episode futuristic sci-fi thriller that facilities around the individuals of a unique group of space explorers sent to secure mysterious samples from an abandoned research facility on the moon.
Other streamers are taking be aware with Disney+DISjumping on the bandwagon with its upcoming South Korean romantic drama series Snowdrop, premiering December 18 at 10:30 p.m. KST on South Korean tv network JTBC and on Disney+ in South Korea. Fans stateside are eagerly watching for news of a U.S. launch date. This one is garnering a lot buzz due to its extra special forged which includes Blackpink’s Kim Ji-soo in her first lead acting position and Korean actor Jung Hae-in.
The Korean horror series ‘Hellbound’ turned into a right away hit for Netflix. Photo by means of Jung Jaegu for Netflix
According to Whip Media’s TV and movie viewership tracking app TV Time, Snowdrop is one of the maximum-expected suggests coming in December. Its debut comes just a month after Disney+ expanded into South Korea and coincides with its latest investment in Korean content material with the assertion of six additional new Korean series.
With 19 million international customers, TV Time did the studies and if you’re making your Netflix list and checking it twice, here are the Top 10 South Korean collection that streamed at the platform in 2021. Of notice, one massive hit for the streamer this yr changed into the 14-episode romantic drama collection The King’s Affection but because it turned into an October release it had much less time on the platform and so didn’t make this Top 10 listing. The under titles are all collection that originated in South Korea and were most-considered from January 1, 2021 thru December 7, 2021. Squid Game (One Season, 9 Episodes)Hellbound (One Season, 6 Episodes)My Name (One Season, 8 Episodes)Vincenzo (One Season, 20 Episodes)Sweet Home (One Season, 10 Episodes)Love Alarm (Two Seasons, 14 Episodes)Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (One Season, 16 Episodes)Nevertheless (One Season, 10 Episodes)Run On (One Season, sixteen Episodes)Sisyphus (One Season, 16 Episodes)
It can be thrilling to see what new Korean series will are available 2022! At this price, it’s far possibly many of those popular shows will get extra seasons and it is clear that other streaming platforms may also most suitable their very own Korean indicates.
Whether it is a dramatic romance or a romantic comedy, a exciting sci-fi thriller, or a survival tale of the most violent kind, when it comes to South Korean storytelling, it’s outstanding and TV lovers internationally have made it very clean that they can not get enough.