Squid Game Becomes Highest Rated Netflix K-drama Surpassing Sweet Home

I’m not surprised that worldwide audiences tuned in for this past weekend’s premiere of Squid Game on Netflix, it’s highly watchable and just that combination of action, thrillers, and terror perfect for binge watching. The highest ranked K-drama to premiere on Netflix thus far has remained Sweet Home which got as high as 4th worldwide ranking in December 2020 when it was released, and subsequently all the Netflix K-dramas have done well to varying degrees but a few didn’t even make the worldwide top 10. Squid Game is currently ranked 2nd worldwide in Netflix streaming and that’s amazingly high for a non-English speaking show. Congrats to the cast of Lee Jung Jae, Park Hae Soo, Wi Ha Joon, Jung Ho Yeon, and Heo Sung Tae, and this success will make season 2 all the more likely to get greenlit.

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K-netizens Find Netflix Drama Squid Game Just Meh with Bad Acting and Non-fresh Story the Opposite of I-viewers Who Love the Series

It’s always fascinating to see how different cultures view the same product and just premiered Netflix drama Squid Game is generating opposite reactions from inside and outside South Korea. Unlike it’s predecessor D.P. (Deserter Pursuit) which got rave reviews and … Continue reading

Netflix Releases Deadly Child’s Play K-drama Squid Game with Lee Jung Jae and Park Hae Soo

This Friday September 17th is another Netflix K-drama drop, the previous one was the critically acclaimed D.P. (Deserter Pursuit) and this time its Squid Game with Lee Jung Jae and Park Hae Soo plus a bevy of supporting characters some … Continue reading

Twenty More Actors/Actresses Join the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List in Second Release

The KOFIC assembled Korean Actors 200 list (consisting of both actors and actresses) is already fodder for discussion with fans wondering why their faves may or may not have been included. This is definitely a movie (Chungmuro) driven list so … Continue reading

Answer Me PD’s New tvN Drama Wise Prison Living Deliver Another Success in Ratings

Congratulations is in order for PD Shin Won Ho of the Answer Me drama series in achieving yet another drama success and one that is outside his most famous franchise. PD Shin’s latest tvN drama Wise Prison Living (Prison Playbook) … Continue reading

Jung Kyung Ho and Park Hae Soo Cross Paths in First Drama Poster for Answer Me PD’s Smart Prison Living

Hit K-drama PD Shin Won Ho keeps making successes out of every day South Korean neighborhood and school life as he did with three Answer Me dramas for tvN in the past five years. Now he’s taking his talents to … Continue reading

Script Reading Stills For Answer Me PD’s Next Drama Wise Prison Life with Jung Kyung Ho, Park Hae Soo, and Krystal

Smar There seems to be a mild surge in prison or prisoner K-dramas in the last two years, I recall Bad Guys and Defendant and now the Answer Me series PD Shin Won Ho is jumping into the fray with … Continue reading