The Korean version of “Money Heist” topped Netflix’s non-English series category.
The “Money Heist: Joint Economic Area” series, which was unveiled on June 24th, succeeded in conquering the hearts of viewers around the world, proving this with amazing figures.
“Money Heist: Joint Economic Area” is a Netflix series about an unprecedented hostage robbery done by genius strategists and robbers with different personalities and abilities against the background of the Korean Peninsula ahead of unification. This is the Korean remake of the original Spanish series, starring Yoo Ji-tae, Kim Yoon-jin, Jeon Jong-seo, Park Hae-soo, Kim Ji-hoon, Jang Yoon-joo, Lee Hyun-woo, Lee Won-jong, Park Myung-hoon, and Lee Joo-bin.
According to the Netflix TOP 10 website on Jun 29th, “Money Heist: Joint Economic Area” topped the Netflix Global TOP 10 TV series (non-English) category with 33.74 million viewing hours in just three days after its release.
“Money Heist: Joint Economic Area” has been listed in the TOP 10 of 51 countries including Italy, Mexico, Thailand, and Egypt, and ranked first in six countries, including Korea. The series is expected to continue its global syndrome following the original work.
Netflix TOP 10 website is a website where you can check out charts of favorite contents selected by Netflix viewers around the world. Based on the viewing time of each title every Tuesday (Pacific Standard Time), the 10 most-watched works by worldwide Netflix members from Monday to Sunday of the previous week will be unveiled.
The charts are divided into English, non-English, movies and TV series, and popular lists by country in more than 90 countries, including Korea as well as the United States and the United Kingdom.
In addition, you can check out the TOP 10 most popular titles of all time worldwide, which is based on the viewing time in the first 28 days after the work is released.
About the “Money Heist: Joint Economic Area,” foreign media exclaimed, “It is ambitious, exciting and attractive. Addictive” (RogerEbert.com), “The gorgeous main actors did their part” (Rolling Stone), “An attractive works based on recent geopolitical contexts” (Vanity Fair), “Money Heist: Joint Economic Area” adds to the Spanish original all the factors that made ‘Squid Game’ popular in the U.S, an original story full of thrills and twists” (South China Morning Post), “Experienced production that portrays the relationships between characters without letting go of the action and tension” (But Why Tho? A Geek Community), “Impressive production, thrilling lines, and characters that bring out the charm of the original roles” (Ready Steady Cut). It is also receiving positive reviews in Korea.
Attention is focusing on whether “Money Heist: Joint Economic Area,” which has captivated global viewers with its release, will become a global syndrome once again in 2022.