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“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” goes viral thanks to word-of-mouth and dominates 1st place on Netflix Japan chart

“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” is not only creating an explosive sensation in Korea but also gaining popularity in foreign countries.

According to the online video streaming chart site FlixPatrol on July 8th, ENA’s drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” rose to the No.1 spot on Netflix Japan’s ‘Today’s TOP 10’ chart.

On July 7th, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” finally surpassed Netflix’s world-famous series “Stranger Things” to top the TV series chart in Japan. Apart from Japan, the drama also ranked No.1 in “Today’s TOP 10” chart in Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, proving its rising popularity.

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Korean netizens expressed huge surprise that “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”, which started quietly, has achieved great results in the competition with many provocate and prominent ongoing dramas. Many viewers pointed out that the story of this “healing drama” with a genius female lead who solves the cases and no villain seems to have worked all over the world.

Currently, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” is firmly maintaining its No.1 position on Netflix Korea chart. According to the rating research company Nielsen Korea, its 4th episode recorded an impressive nationwide rating of 5.2%.

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The drama is receiving many compliments as a “well-made drama” with amazing acting performances from Park Eun-bin, Kang Tae-oh, Kang Ki-young, etc., beautiful scenes, as well as perfect directing and script. 

Meanwhile, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” centers around the main character Woo Young-woo (Park Eun-bin), a rookie lawyer with a genius brain and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). She joins the big law firm Hanbada and grows into a true lawyer by solving various cases while facing prejudice and absurdity against disabled people in society. 

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The viewers around the world are showing enthusiastic responses and support for Woo Young-woo, who is trying to fight against prejudice. 

Source: insight

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