Korean Series Lead The Global Top 10 in 2022

Following hits last year including Squid Game and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, Netflix members across the globe have continued embracing shows from Korea in 2022. For 10 of the 13 weeks in 2022, Korean series have been #1 in Netflix’s Global Non-English series Top 10.

This week’s Non-English series Top 10 features six Netflix original shows from Korea, with Business Proposal claiming the top spot for the third consecutive week.

Business Proposal, a romantic comedy based on the popular webtoon, is also the third most-watched of all series globally this week, behind only Bridgerton (Season 1 and 2) with over 32 million watch hours. The show was also #1 in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and #2 in India and Sri Lanka this week.

The enduring popularity of Korean drama goes beyond romantic comedies, with a diversity of genres including a zombie thriller (All Of Us Are Dead) and a youth crime drama (Juvenile Justice) both reaching #1 in the Non-English series Top 10 this year.

All Of Us Are Dead, which premiered in January this year, has already become the third most-watched Non-English series of all time on Netflix. 

You can view this week’s full Top 10 here. The six Korean series in this week’s Top 10 include Business Proposal (#1), Twenty Five Twenty One (#2), Forecasting Love & Weather (#4), Juvenile Justice (#6), All Of Us Are Dead (#7), and Thirty-Nine (#9). 

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The season one finale of Business Proposal also saw strong fan reactions across social platforms. The show captured the hearts of global fans with its gripping romance, fast-paced storytelling, and a charming ensemble cast. Here are some highlights from fans reacting to the final episodes this week:

Here are some reactions from fans around the world:

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