On April 20th, Netflix released its weekly Top 10 list. Five (5) Korean titles made it to the global charts in the non-English category for both film and TV series, while three (3) Korean dramas have departed the list including the hit zombie show, All Of Us Are Dead (2022).
Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022) has remained on the third spot on its second week in the non-English film category, attaining a total record of 28.9 million viewing hours.
Looking at the non-English TV series category, Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022) and Forecasting Love And Weather (2022) remain strong for eight (8) consecutive weeks on the top charts. So far, Twenty-Five Twenty-One has attained 150.6 million viewing hours, while Forecasting Love And Weather has achieved 100.8 million viewing hours.
The crowd-favorite A Business Proposal (2022) has remained on the second spot on the week of April 11 to 17. It surpassed the 8-week viewing hours of Twenty-Five Twenty-One, attaining a total viewing record of 168.4 million hours on its 6th week.
Meanwhile, the hit teenage-zombie series, All Of Us Are Dead (2022), has exited the Top 10 list. It attained 11 consecutive weeks on the global charts and has been watched for 659.5 million viewing hours since its release on January 28th.
While other Korean titles such as Juvenile Justice (2022) and Thirty-Nine (2022) have also departed the list on most popular shows, Happiness (2021) has entered the global charts, taking 7th place on its 1st week of streaming.
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. It is followed by Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021) that stayed on the global charts for 16 consecutive weeks, attaining 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 20, 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: Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022)
- 8 weeks: Our Beloved Summer (2021-2022)
- 8 weeks: Forecasting Love And Weather (2022)
- 7 weeks: Juvenile Justice (2022)
- 7 weeks: Hospital Playlist (2021)
- 7 weeks: Nevertheless (2021)