You From Another Star, Heirs, and Decendents of the Sun Take Top Three Rank in Most Popular K-dramas in China

With the conclusion of Descendants of the Sun it’s a perfect time to check in with the popularity of K-dramas in China and see where this newest ratings breaker resides. Polling website Vlinkage just released the Top 30 Most Popular K-dramas in China list as of April 2016 and it’s rare for me to feel like this is one accurately reflective ranking. It doesn’t just include recent dramas but even oldies like Autumn in My Heart and Full House are on the list.

You From Another Star remains the most popular K-drama of all time in China followed closely by Heirs and rounded out with Descendants of the Sun in the top three. That makes two Kim Eun Sook penned dramas in the top three alone, and both Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye takes two spots in the top five as City Hunter came in fourth followed by Pinocchio. Check out the full top 30 list below and have fun debating the merits or lack thereof with certain ranked dramas.  Continue reading

2013 Drama Reviews: A Year of Unexpected Dramas Both Real and Reel

I can’t say 2013 has been a great year for me on the personal front, and that sentiment extends to the drama offerings I’ve sampled this year. On the upside is a general feeling of acceptance and I don’t mean … Continue reading