2023 K-ent Global Survey of Favorite K-drama Has Every Country Picking Squid Game Except Japan with Winter Sonata Top of the List

Ahahaha, this is so funny and kinda adorbs as well, that a K-drama from TWO DECADES ago is still the favorite of one country and it’s not even the country where it’s from! This week a new K-ent poll was released conducted globally asking viewers from countries around the world their favorite Korean stuff. On the list was of course K-dramas and every single country polled had Squid Game as its favorite K-drama and by a huge margin over the second place vote getter, other than Japan. In the land of the rising sun, the OG grandfather of Hallyu dramas Winter Sonata is still the fave and considering it aired twenty years ago is quite a feat. I can’t decide if its because WS truly has that longevity or simply J-viewers have a hard time moving on from it.

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January 14, 2022 is the 20th Anniversary of the Premiere of the Biggest Hallyu Drama of All Time Winter Sonata

Twenty years? Seriously, twenty years! Who would have thunk it and who here remembers living through this entire experience which kick started the Hallyu era. Today on January 14th, 2022 marks the exact 20th anniversary of the date Winter Sonata … Continue reading

Descendants of the Sun, Autumn in My Heart, and Winter Sonata Voted Most Popular KBS Dramas of All Time

I’m going to call Song Hye Kyo the Queen of KBS from now on, and it’s even more impressive that she’s achieved this level of one-two kill 16 years apart. KBS ran its own poll recently polling 1000 random viewers … Continue reading