Park Seo Joon has received overwhelming support from Japanese fans
Five of Park Seo Joon’s previous series have successfully claimed their places in the top 20 Korean drama DVD sales rankings in Japan.
K-Drama Hwarang tops the list
Korean heartthrob and Wooga Squad member Park Seo Joon has consistently dominated the acting industry. Almost all of his previous major series have been hailed as the most-watched Korean dramas in Japan.
According to Sports Chosun, the top 20 Korean DVD sales rankings on the famous Amazon site in Japan were dominated by Park Seo Joon’s earlier dramas. On July 8, 2016, the historical novel series Hwarang topped the list, A Witch’s Love at number 2, She Was Pretty at number 3, Fight For My Way at number 4, and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim at number 5.
These five series from Park Seo Joon consistently topped the charts. This proves that he is the focus of interest among K-Drama enthusiasts in Japan.
The ranking results reflect the popularity of Park Seo Joon, which has garnered a strong following in Japan regardless of gender.
Japan is one of the countries where the DVD market is active. Its firepower has been proven on various online video streaming platforms including Netflix.
Even in the 2020 Comprehensive Top 10 of the Japanese Netflix, JTBC’s Itaewon Class took second place and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim came ninth. These successful projects that most K-Drama viewers have with great interest in the Park Seo Joon series.
Some Japanese fans said that Park Seo Joon’s healthy and pleasant charm is always present through his works.
Korean drama exhibition in Japan
The 2018 hit series What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim will be screened at Studio Dragon’s Korean drama exhibition in Shibuya, Tokyo.
An official of the Japanese management of Hallyu Stars announced that the Park Seo Joon dramas were a hit in Japan. He added that the Korean heartthrob has grown into an eclectic artist.
Despite the pandemic and difficult situation in Japan, inquiries from local officials about Park Seo Joon’s performances continue to increase.
Source: Sports Chosun
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