Is the world really obsessed with Korean culture or is it just recency bias at play?
So, before the year ends, let’s take a look at some of the best dramas that made 2022 such a stellar year for K-drama.
These stories of young love and friendships mirror our own experiences.
What is now being referred to as ‘The Netflix effect’, hundreds of women in their early 20s, mostly originating from North America and Europe are visiting South Korea and flooding local hostels. This movement caught the attention of Min Joo Lee, a postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University Bloomington researching on Korean gender and race politics who decided to take a deeper look into it.
The drama tackles some of the most prevalent issues in contemporary Korean society.