Sweet Korean romance dramas are gaining popularity as they enter the world’s top 10 one after another.
According to “FlixPatrol“, an online content service ranking site on March 4, SBS drama “A Business Proposal” ranked 9th in the world in the Netflix TV program category as of the previous day.
Starring Kim Se Jeong and Ahn Hyo Seop, “A Business Proposal” is a drama based on popular web novels and webtoons, and is a romance that unfolds when ordinary office worker Shin Ha Ri (played by Kim Se Jeong) faces the company’s representative Kang Tae Moo (Ahn Hyo Seop).
In terms of country rankings, it is gaining popularity mainly in Asia, ranking 1st in Indonesia and the Philippines and second in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. It was 3rd place in Korea.
If genres such as Netflix‘s original series “Squid Game” and “All of Us Are Dead” received explosive attention around the world, romance dramas released simultaneously on Korean broadcasters and Netflix are steadily loved in Asia.
JTBC drama “Thirty Nine” starring Son Ye Jin, which recently started, ranked 8th in the world on the 25th of last month, while tvN drama “Twenty Five Twenty One“, starring Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk, also ranked 10th on the 1st of March.
Prior to this, romance dramas such as “Hometown Cha Cha Cha“, “The King’s Affection“, and “Our Beloved Summer” were consistently ranked in the top 10, revealing the potential of Korean romance dramas.
Meanwhile, as of the previous day, “All of Us Are Dead” ranked 6th, and “Juvenile Justice” starring Kim Hye Soo ranked 7th.