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Korean productions watched by over half of all Netflix users this year: Report

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Netflix Korea's office in Gangnam, southern Seoul, on Dec. 7, 2021. [YONHAP]
Netflix Korea’s office in Gangnam, southern Seoul, on Dec. 7, 2021. [YONHAP]

Six out of 10 Netflix viewers worldwide watched at least one Korean production this year, according to a new report Thursday released by the streaming platform.

Netflix announced Thursday that 60 percent of its global viewers watched at least one Korean film or drama series, in its official global newsroom report filed the same day.

In particular, “All of Us Are Dead” (2022) and “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” (2022) was selected as Korean productions that were watched by Netflix audiences worldwide. These two productions ranked number one and two in Netflix’s all-time non-English series category, based on hours watched.

“Business Proposal” (2022) also ranked eighth in the non-English series category, adding to the popularity of Korean productions.

BY LIM JEONG-WON [lim.jeongwon@joongang.co.kr]