Netflix’s newest series “My Name” is showing signs of success and there are ongoing discussions of whether it’ll become the next big hit since “Squid Game” was released in September.
“My Name” marks Netflix’s first kdrama release since the global success of “Squid Game.” According to Flix Patrol, as of October 18, “My Name” ranked 4th place in ‘TOP TV Shows on Netflix’ and has been rising in popularity.
It’s been receiving positive attention from many Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. It also ranked third in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and Qatar and Africa and Latin America.
“My Name” ranked No. 6 in the U.S which is pretty impressive as well. There is an increase in people’s interest in Korean dramas in particular following the success of “Squid Game.”
My Name” tells the story of a woman named Yoon Ji Woo’s (Han So Hee) whose father dies suddenly, she wants to avenge his death and find out who’s behind it. She works for a drug crime group Dongcheonpa. Choi Moo Jin (Park Hee Soon) is the boss of the drug gang, he helps her uncover the reason behind her father’s death. Yoon Ji Woo joins the police department to become a mole for the drug group, she gets assigned to work in the drug investigation unit in the police department where she meets her partner Detective Jeon Pil Do (Ahn Bo Hyun).
Have you seen “My Name” yet?