January 2023 | Most Buzzworthy Korean Drama Series And Actors

In this article, we have collected the most talked-about Korean dramas, web series, and actors in January 2023, provided by Good Data Corporation, a Korean research organization that specializes in the analysis on what is most buzzworthy Korean content of the week. The ranking is determined from data collection on social networking services, online news, blogs, videos, as well as community group reactions and media mentions.


Korean TV Series

RankWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
1Alchemy Of Souls 2 (tvN)Crash Course In Romance (tvN) Crash Course In Romance (tvN)
2The Interest Of Love (JTBC) The Interest Of Love (JTBC)The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
3Payback: Money And Power (SBS) Payback: Money And Power (SBS)Agency (JTBC)
4Brain Works (KBS2) Agency (JTBC)Payback: Money And Power (SBS)
5Red Balloon (TV Chosun) Three Bold Siblings (KBS2)Three Bold Siblings (KBS2)
6Three Bold Siblings (KBS2) Red Balloon (TV Chosun)Missing: The Other Side 2 (tvN)
7Missing: The Other Side 2 (tvN) Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist 2 (tvN) Vengeance Of The Bride (KBS2)
8Agency (JTBC) Missing: The Other Side 2 (tvN)The Forbidden Marriage (MBC)
9The Forbidden Marriage (MBC) Vengeance Of The Bride (KBS2) Strangers Again (ENA)
10Trolley (SBS) The Forbidden Marriage (MBC)Trolley (SBS)

Korean Web Series

RankWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
1The Glory (Netflix)
2Island (TVING)
3Work Later, Drink Now 2 (TVING)
4Big Bet (Disney Plus)
5Weak Hero Class 1 (Wavve)

Korean Drama Actors (TV)

RankWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
1Lee Jae-wook
Alchemy Of Souls 2 (tvN)
Jung Kyung-ho
Crash Course In Romance (tvN)
Jung Kyung-ho
Crash Course In Romance (tvN)
2Go Youn-jung
Alchemy Of Souls 2 (tvN)
Jeon Do-yeon
Crash Course In Romance (tvN)
Jeon Do-yeon
Crash Course In Romance (tvN)
3Lee Sun-kyun
Payback: Money And Power (SBS)
Lee Sun-kyun
Payback: Money And Power (SBS)
Lee Bo-young
Agency (JTBC)
4Moon Ga-young
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
Lee Bo-young
Agency (JTBC)
Moon Ga-young
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
5Yoo Yeon-seok
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
Yoo Yeon-seok
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
Yoo Yeon-seok
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
6Lee Bo-young
Agency (JTBC)
Moon Ga-young
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
Son Na-eun
Agency (JTBC)
7Jung Yong-hwa
Brain Works (KBS2)
Keum Sae-rok
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
Lee Sun-kyun
Payback: Money And Power (SBS)
8Jo Jae-yoon
Alchemy Of Souls 2 (tvN)
Kim Min-jae
Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist 2 (tvN)
Keum Sae-rok
The Interest Of Love (JTBC)
9Moon Chae-won
Payback: Money And Power (SBS)
Seo Ji-hye
Red Balloon (TV Chosun)
Park Hana
Vengeance Of The Bride (KBS2)
10Kim Hyun-joo
Trolley (SBS)
Kim Hyang-gi
Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist 2 (tvN)
Roh Yoon-seo
Crash Course In Romance (tvN)

Korean Drama Actors (Web)

RankWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
1Song Hye-kyo
The Glory (Netflix)
2Lim Ji-yeon
The Glory (Netflix)
3Lee Do-hyun
The Glory (Netflix)
4Choi Min-sik
Big Bet (Disney Plus)
5Jung Sung-il
The Glory (Netflix)
6Jung Eun-ji
Work Later, Drink Now 2 (TVING)
7Park Sung-hoon
The Glory (Netflix)
8Han Sun-hwa
Work Later, Drink Now 2 (TVING)
9Kim Nam-gil
Island (TVING)
10Cha Joo-young
The Glory (Netflix)

Source: Good Data TV Daily