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Netflix’s 10 Must-See K-Dramas This Week

Netflix's 10 Must-See K-Dramas This Week

Korean Netflix series have found a captive audience in Latin American countries. ( TechMarkup)

The Korean dramas, also known as K-dramasare series from South Korea that, despite existing since the 1960s, have become popular internationally at the beginning of the new millennium until reaching the present day with successes such as Squid Game on Netflix, one of the most important streaming platforms of the moment.

With formats different from those of Western television series and soap operas, K-dramas they usually last few chapters, around 16 episodes on average and without having sequels, although in the last year, after the success of several titles, Netflix has announced the production of second seasons such as Woo, an extraordinary lawyer; Squid Game, Dead Statesand more.

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korean dramas include a myriad of themes and in the same title, for example a school genre K-drama, you can find action, romance, psychology, comedy, mystery, fantasy, suspense, terror, among others.

Given the recent popularity, streaming platforms have opted to produce them, as is the case with Netflix, which even has released its own ranking of the most watched series in South Korea.

Here the top 10 most popular K-dramas of the week of August 22 to 28:

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1. Woo, an extraordinary lawyer

9 weeks in the ranking

Brilliant attorney Woo Young-woo, a woman on the autism spectrum, faces challenges in and out of court after starting a law practice.

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Starring: Park Eun-bin, Kang Tae-oh, Kang Ki-young

2. Alchemy of souls

10 weeks in the ranking

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A powerful sorceress trapped in the body of a blind woman meets a member of a prestigious family who needs her help to change her destiny.

Starring: Lee Jae-wook, Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun

3. An exemplary family

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3 weeks in the ranking

After unknowingly stealing money from a cartel, a struggling professor discovers that the only way to save his family is to work as a drug dealer.

Starring: Jung Woo, Park Hee-soon, Yoon Jin-seo

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Four. Minamdang Coffee

9 weeks in the ranking

A suspicious business offering the services of a shaman who claims to be omniscient draws the attention of a tenacious police inspector.

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Starring: Seo In-guk, Oh Yeon-seo, Kwak Si-yang

5. Insider

5 weeks in the ranking

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Kim Yo Han works as a judicial trainee, is deliberate in his actions, and has a poker face. Kim Yo Han conducts an internal investigation and finds himself involved in an unexpected case. This leads to him becoming a prisoner and his fighting to hold a chance to change his fate in prison.

Starring: Kang Haneul, Lee Yoo Young, Sung Yi Roo, and more.

6. The Good Detective

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4 weeks in the ranking

An old murder conviction comes into question. Nothing like the experience of a veteran and the drive of a rookie to unravel the most hidden truths.

Starring: Son Hyun-Joo, Jang Seung-Jo, Lee Elijah, and more.

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7.Legend of Fuyao*

8. Days of Change – Season 2

11 weeks in the ranking

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In a romantic destination, couples about to end their relationships have two options: make amends or find a new love.

Starring: Jang Do-youn, Yang Se-chan, Code Kunst.

9. I’m Alone – Part 9*

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10. Love After Divorce Season 3

8 weeks in the ranking

Newly single and ready to mingle, divorced men and women enter Dolsing Village looking to date, cohabit and find love again.

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Starring: Sung Hoon, Park Joo-Mi, Kim Eung-Soo, and more.

Note: Titles marked with an asterisk

They’re not K-dramas, but they’re on South Korea’s most watched list. Some of these titles are also in the top 10 of the most watched rankings in other countries, as is the case withWoo, an extraordinary lawyer

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which this August 31 broadcasts its last two episodes through the platform. In the American continent said K-drama is #1 in the Bolivian ranking, Chili YPeru ; while also entering the top 10 inArgentina Brazil,Colombia Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,Mexico

Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. Similarly, alchemy of souls It is in the top 10 of the most watched series in some American countries such as Bolivia, Brazil, Peru

and the Dominican Republic.

The keys to K-dramas
Official poster of “Woo, an extraordinary lawyer”. (Netflix)

Official poster of “Woo, an extraordinary lawyer”. (Netflix) To find out why series titles like Goblin, Boys Over Flowers, Moon Lovers, You Are Beautiful

and other titles have been so successful that you can’t stop talking about the origin of hallyu. This phenomenon was first named in the late 1990s when the Chinese newspaper The People’s Daily used the term to refer to the good reception of the Korean culture

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in countries such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia. Hallyu is nothing more than the consolidation of television dramas, movies, K-pop, celebrities or idols, gastronomy, makeup, among other aspects.

that have increased their consumption globally. A wave that has jumped oceans and has touched the farthest corners of the planet, even in those nations where barriers have been put up against what is foreign, such as North Korea. The K-dramasthey are different from Hollywood productions, Arab soap operas or even Mexican soap operas

because after the war with Japan and North Korea they have provided an opportunity for Korean society to reconfigure itself before the eyes of the world. Last but not least, there is also the Korean pop (K-pop) industry which is intrinsically related to the television industry as the original soundtracks (OST)

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They are also one of the bases to publicize the productions and gain more viewers.

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