“Island” entered the top 10 for global shows on Amazon Prime Video and ranked No. 1 in four countries — Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan — according to streaming service rankings aggregator FlixPatrol.
The series is a fantasy action drama about a group of people who fight against evil on Jeju Island and is based on a popular webtoon series of the same name from Naver Webtoon. The webtoon was drawn and storied by authors Youn In-wan and Yang Kyung-il, who are well-known among webtoon readers of the Korean horror-fantasy genre.
Cha Eun-woo plays Yohan, a Vatican priest, while Kim Nam-gil plays Ban, a half-human, half-demon character who does not age or die. Lee Da-hee plays Won Mi-ho, an heiress and a teacher.
“Island” began airing on Tving and Amazon Prime Video on Dec. 20 last year and the final episode of Part 2 of the drama series aired on March 3.
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