On April 13th, Netflix released its weekly Top 10 list. Seven (7) Korean titles made it to the global charts in the non-English category for both film and TV series.
Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022) took 3rd place in the non-English film category with 12.5 million viewing hours on its 1st week.
The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (2022) stayed for four (4) weeks and exited the list on March 27th, attaining a total record of 36.5 million viewing hours.
Looking at the non-English TV series category, All Of Us Are Dead (2022) remains strong for eleven (11) consecutive weeks, surpassing the 10-week record of The King’s Affection (2021). So, far the teenage-zombie series has obtained 659.5 million viewing hours since its release on January 28 and still popular in 6 countries.
Juvenile Justice (2022), Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022), and Forecasting Love And Weather (2022) also remain strong for seven (7) consecutive weeks on the top charts. Juvenile Justice has been watched so far for 134.5 million hours, Twenty-Five Twenty-One has attained 136.6 million viewing hours, while Forecasting Love And Weather has achieved 91.4 million viewing hours.
The crowd-favorite A Business Proposal (2022) took 2nd place on the week of April 4 to 10. It surpassed the 7-week viewing hours of Twenty-Five Twenty-One and Juvenile Justice, attaining a viewing record of 144.3 million hours on its 5th week. Thirty-Nine (2022) took 7th place on its 5th week and has been watched so far for 52.6 million hours.
While new great Korean shows are making their way onto Netflix’s Top 10 list, Squid Game (2021) and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021) still own the best streak on the global charts.
Squid Game (2021) remains the unbeatable one which has acquired a whopping 2.2 billion viewing hours for 19 consecutive weeks. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021) attained 16 consecutive weeks and earned a total viewing record of 300.5 million hours.
While the two popular Korean shows have departed Netflix’s Top 10 list, they are still being watched worldwide, according to the March 2022 data from Flix Patrol.
As of April 13, 2022, here’s the newest Top 10 list of Korean titles that entered and stayed longer on Netflix’s Global Top 10:
- 19 weeks: Squid Game (2021)
- 16 weeks: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021)
- 11 weeks: All Of Us Are Dead (2022)
- 10 weeks: The King’s Affection (2021)
- 8 weeks: Our Beloved Summer (2021-2022)
- 7 weeks: Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022)
- 7 weeks: Juvenile Justice (2022)
- 7 weeks: Forecasting Love And Weather (2022)
- 7 weeks: Hospital Playlist (2021)
- 7 weeks: Nevertheless (2021)