Netflix’s World Top 10 “Single’s Inferno” is facing mixed reactions overseas.
Netflix’s couple matching entertainment show “Single’s Inferno” has become one of the most popular content, not only in Korea but also around the world. In particular, “Single’s Inferno” is even called the Korean version of “Too Hot To Handle” and is drawing a hot response with the romance chemistry full of excitement between beautiful men and women. What will the reaction be like overseas?
“Single’s Inferno” has been quite eventful since the first episode. One of the male cast who saw a female cast said, “Her skin is so fair and pretty,” which was translated into “white skin” in English, sparking controversy over racism abroad. This is a misunderstanding from translation errors and cultural differences.
Now, as “Single’s Inferno” is reaching its end, it is receiving even more enthusiastic responses. Recently, the show has become a hot topic overseas as it was ranked in Netflix’s World Ranking Top 10 for the first time among Korean entertainment shows.
The reviews are reportedly divided among foreign netizens as it is gaining huge popularity overseas. On one hand, they said, “I expected a sexy atmosphere and rapid development like “Too Hot To Handle”, but the participants show a progress that is even slower than high school students.”
On the other hand, there are favorable comments that the show is fresh, saying, “It’s a pure and innocent way of dating that I’ve never seen before.” There were also responses such as “Such a fresh atmosphere as if they were students” and “It’s good to see everyone being considerate and careful of their partners.”