Twitter names the list of most-talked-about K-dramas and movies in 2022 worldwide, which includes films and series from renowned Hallyu stars and idol-turned actresses.
According to a report, Yeon Jeong Kim, the head of Global K-pop & K-Contents Partnership at Twitter graced Content Marketing Summit 2022 in Seoul and presented how Hallyu is shaping the entertainment scene globally.
As K-content grew beyond Asia and reached Europe, North America, and Latin America, the company also unveiled the top 10 countries that are actively tweeting about Hallyu.
For 2022, South Korea, Thailand, and the U.S topped the list. Followed by the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Brazil, Japan, and the UK.
In addition, netizens in Mexico, Canada, France, Vietnam, Spain, Singapore, Italy, Turkey, Germany, and Peru show interest in K-contents based on Twitter activities.
Most Tweeted K-dramas of 2022
Twitter unveiled the top 10 K-dramas that gained massive buzz on the platform from January 1 to August 18 of 2022.
JTBC’s “Snowdrop,” starring BLACKPINK’s Jisoo and Jung Hae In topped the list. Despite the controversy and average viewership rating during the entire run, the melodrama gained much hype from viewers and fans.
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Landing in second place is tvN’s “Twenty Five Twenty One.” The coming-of-age K-drama, which stars Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk, made its premiere in February and was among the most-watched K-dramas.
During its finale, the series soared to 11.5 percent, setting a new all-time high for the smash hit K-drama as well as being the highest-rated 2022 K-drama in cable at the time.
In addition, Netflix’s hit shows like “All of Us Are Dead” and “Squid Game” also entered the list of most-talked-about K-dramas of 2022, landing at fourth and tenth place, respectively.
Interestingly, the “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” craze continues as the Park Eun Bin-led K-drama ranked seventh.
Here is the complete list of the Most-Tweeted K-dramas according to Twitter Worldwide.
- Twenty Five, Twenty One
- Business Proposal
- All Of Us Are Dead
- Our Beloved Summer
- Semantic Error
- Extraordinary Attorney Woo
- The Red Sleeve
- Our Blues
- Squid Game
Most Tweeted K-Movies of 2022
From K-dramas to most-talked-about films, movies that made it to the Cannes Film Festival 2022, dominated the rankings.
Topping the list is the award-winning film “Broker,” which stars IU, Song Kang Ho, Kang Dong Won, and more.
Directed by renowned Japanese filmmaker Koreeda Hirokazu, the film made history after Song Kang Ho bagged Best Actor at the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
Landing second is Lee Jung Jae’s directorial debut “Hunt,” which made its worldwide premiere at the prestigious annual festival.
Of course, Ma Dong Seok and Son Seok Koo’s blockbuster film “The Roundup,” which gained over 8 million viewers at the Korean box office, ranked fourth.
Here is the complete list of the Most-Tweeted movies according to Twitter Worldwide.
- The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion
- The Roundup
- Emergency Declaration
- Decision to Leave
- Hansan: Rising Dragon
- On the Line
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Written by Geca Wills