Netflix announces new slate of Korean series


With Korean content on high demand these days, Netflix is bringing even more shows from the nation as they announce a new slate of Korean shows!

As Netflix Korean shows have already proven to be wildly popular with streamers, a new slate of shows have been added to the release schedule! Extracurricular, Rugal, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, The King: Eternal Monarch, Twogether, The School Nurse Files, Sweet Home, and Time to Hunt are all coming to Netflix.

The new shows range in genres from reality to crime and sci-fi to romance, dramas and more.

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Minyoung Kim, Vice President of Korean Content at Netflix commented on the news saying, “From K-pop and K-food, to K-zombie and K-content, we’ve seen how much people in different parts of the world love Korean cultures and stories. So we’re excited to announce these new best in class Korean stories for our members,” said Minyoung Kim, Vice President of Korean Content at Netflix.”

“It’s amazing to see how these Korea films and TV resonate with audiences around the world – from Korea to South East Asia and the Americas. By making it easy for people to watch films and shows from other countries, we can help them build empathy and develop a shared understanding of the world,” he further added.

Currently, Kingdom is taking over everyone’s screens. The second season premiered on March 13 and has quickly become one of the Top 10 titles in almost every Asian country. According to Netflix millions of people are watching the K-zombie series, including newcomers who have never watched a show like it before.

Similarly, the Korean romance drama Crash Landing on You was on the top 10 list in the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. Soon Netflix viewers will have even more shows like these to watch.

Netflix Premiere Dates:

Rugal – 03/28/2020

Time to Hunt – 04/10/2020

Extracurricular – 04/29/2020

The King: Eternal Monarch – April 2020

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay – June 2020

Twogether – To be announced later / In Production

The School Nurse Files – To be announced later / In Production

Sweet Home – To be announced later / In Production

Are you excited to see more Korean shows coming to Netflix?

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