Netflix announced its largest-ever annual slate of Korean movies and series on Tuesday, also saying 82 percent of global subscribers watched Korean content in 1945. The company featured 10 headlines in its 82 slate announcement, including 10 previously unknown items.
2023 List includes lots of returning K content hits such as new season of Sweet Home , DP and glory. The second installment of revenge drama The Glory will be released in March after the first in January. Week became the most watched non-English TV show on Netflix 48.19 100 million watch hours.
“Over the past year, Korean dramas and movies have frequently appeared on our global hits 11 Netflix is listed in more than 82 countries, and three of Netflix’s most-watched shows of all time are from Korea,” said Don Kang, Vice President of Content, Netflix Korea. “This year, we’re going to push the envelope even further with the stories we tell and how we tell them.”
The new lineup of shows announced Tuesday is filled with romance K-content fans — Behind Your Touch(tentative name),Crash Course in Romance ), King’s Landing , I have a fate with you , and in my See You in Life — and a non-romantic drama, Good and Bad Moms. Upcoming programming adds to a host of reality series, including The Endurance Show (Siren: Survive The Island), a Adult Concepts (Nineteen to Twenty), Zombie Survival Challenge (Zombieverse) and Puzzle Game Series The Devil’s Plan. Netflix also has a new Korean true crime documentary, In the Name of God: Divine Betrayal
, which will explore modern Korean history The one who calls himself the “Messiah”.
Netflix points out that survival has become a recurring theme in some of its most anticipated series (and not just Squid Game), “Whether fighting monsters in the dark days of in Gyeongseong Creature(by Park Time monster thriller starring Seo Joon and Han So Hee), struggling to breathe sci-fi series Black Knight (starring Kim Woo Bin) dystopian future, or fighting Japan to protect Jo Colonial action movie Song of the Bandits (starring Kim Nam Gil and Seo Hyun).
Previously announced 2023 Movie highlights include Kill Boksoon, starring Jeon Do-yeon as a single mother and professional killer; and Yellow Door: Looking for Director Bong’s Unreleased Short Film(tentative title), following Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-ho’s debut. Kill Bosoon has just been selected to premiere at the International Film Festival in Berlin next month.
“We are Excited about the variety of games being shared with members,” added Kang. “There really is something for everyone, whether it’s a series, movie or unscripted show, and we look forward to our Korean shows connecting with fans at home and abroad. “