“Weak Hero Class 1” will also be aired in Europe, Oceania, the Middle East and India.
Wavve’s original drama “Weak Hero Class1”, written by Yoo Soo Min, is available through Amazon, Comcast, iQiyi and KOCOWA in the Americas. It was aired simultaneously in the US and Taiwan, causing a sensation. In addition, Rakuten Viki, a platform specializing in Asian content, has confirmed airing in Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and India following the Americas. It is a splendid achievement brought about by the popularity craze of “Weak Hero Class 1”.
“Weak Hero Class 1” is a strong action drama about a weak boy’s coming-of-age story. Yeon Si Eun, a model student in the top 1%, becomes friends with Suho and Beom Seok and confronts countless violence. It is a fresh and original action and a solid story, with new actors such as Park Ji Hoon, Choi Hyun Wook, and Hong Kyung.
In particular, right after the release, it immediately ranked first in attracting paid subscribers to Wavve, as well as ranked first in the ‘OTT topical’ drama/series category for 4 consecutive weeks, which Good Data Corporation researched and announced on the topicality of OTT original drama series. In the second half of 2022, it also stood tall as the most talked-about work.
Overseas reactions were also hot. It recorded a rating of 9.9 in the Rakuten Viki released through the US and Taiwan, and also did well with KOCOWA and iQiyi in the Americas. It was recently selected by Forbes as ‘Best of 2022 Korean drama’ and teenVOGUE’s ‘2022 best K-drama to watch right now’. It proved to be a huge hit in Korea and abroad.
Wavve said, ““Weak Hero Class 1”, which aired simultaneously in the Americas, was the first OTT series to rank in the top 3 for viewing time, and in iQiyi, it is maintaining its top 10 ranking in Taiwan and North America. Thanks to the passionate love and interest towards “Weak Hero Class 1” from abroad, new overseas markets such as Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, India, etc. have been made, so we are working hard so that the series can meet more global viewers.”
“Weak Hero Class 1” is available to watch on Wavve as of now.