Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Netflix’s 25 new K-dramas for 2022

Netflix’s 25 new K-dramas for 2022

Following the record-breaking popularity of K-dramas such as Squid Game, Hellbound and Vincenzo, streamer Netflix’s Korean arm has announced that they are launching more than 25 Korean shows in 2022, its largest number to date, reports PTI.

According to a release by the platform, Korean shows dominated global popular culture in 2021 with Squid Game alone becoming the streamer’s biggest show ever, most viewed in 94 countries.

The 95 per cent of Squid Game’s viewership came from outside Korea and led viewers to explore more K-content on Netflix.

The streamer said the global viewing hours of our Korean shows grew six-fold last year, compared to 2019.

Some of the shows that viewers can look forward to include All of Us Are Dead, in which zombies invade a high school; Money Heist: Korea Joint Economic Area, an adaptation of the popular Spanish series; and the action-packed thrills of Seoul Vibe, a film where the adventures of a special-ops team take place against the backdrop of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games.