“The Best Zombie Series Seen in Years”
Immediately after its release on Netflix, the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, All of Us Are Dead soared to the Netflix TOP 10 list (Non-English TV List) in 91 countries worldwide, proving the global power and popularity of Korean content once again.
Before its release, All of Us Are Dead received enormous interest from global audiences for the trailer, recording more than 16 million views only in English-speaking countries. Its positive reception after the release is taking the world by storm and rewriting K-zombie history. All of Us Are Dead is a Netflix Series about students trapped at a school overrun by a zombie virus. Together, they struggle to stay alive until help arrives.
As of February 2nd (Wednesday), according to Netflix’s website www.top10.netflix.com, All of Us Are Dead recorded approximately 124.79 million hours viewed within three days of its release and seized 1st place on the TOP 10 (Non-English TV) list in a staggering 29 countries. Furthermore, the series ranked in the Top 10 among an additional 62 countries, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Greece, Russia, Spain, Italy, etc., announcing the start of a new global phenomenon.
Positive responses are pouring in from international critics and viewers. Variety stated, “Like Squid Game before it, All of Us Are Dead, make the most out of its nightmarish central location to otherworldly, dizzying effect…Sequences like Cheong-san and Gwi-nam facing off on top of the library stacks, a tense tip-toeing mission down a hallway, and a mad dash across the auditorium to safety are impressively staged to bring the extraordinary and the ordinary together to thrilling effect,” appreciating the powerful images and nonstop action scenes. In tandem with Guardian, which quoted, “Netfix’s Korean zombie show will blow you away,” myriad media outlets are flooding strong reviews such as “All Of Us Are Dead is the best zombie story I’ve seen in years…Netflix is breathing new life into the zombie genre,” (BUT WHY THO?) “Everything You Expect from a High School Zombie Story, Just More of It,” (IndieWire) “Paced like a bullet and emotionally resonant when it needs to be, Netflix’s new Korean zombie show makes for an immensely bingeable 12 hours of TV.” (The Indian Express)
Furthermore, enthusiasm from viewers around the world are continuing to pour in – “700 minutes of suspense that you can’t stop, but to binge watch”; “The school cafeteria scene was the most authentic among all scenes in zombie series”; “A perfect layout of different characters and narratives”; “Top notch K-zombie series filled with suspense and emotions”; A must watch” – amplifying the global excitement.
All episodes of All of Us Are Dead – the ultimate YA zombie series – are currently streaming only on Netflix.