Drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, produced by Studio Dragon, is receiving explosive responses. It is currently being streamed in 190 countries around the world through Netflix.
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is loved in Southeast and Northeast Asian countries, such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan, as well as in South America, including Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and Chile. It is also showing great results in Africa, including Nigeria and Australia.
IMDB, which evaluates the contents from around the world, gave 9.2 out of 10 points for It’s Okay to Not Be Okay. The figure is higher than The King: Eternal Monarch (8.4) and Crash Landing on You (8.8), the two dramas that recently gained much popularity in the global market.
Viewers around the world lavished praise on the work, saying, “You’ll be fascinated by the addictive story and beautiful production,” “It’s different from the K-drama you’ve seen so far,” “You shouldn’t think of it as a classic romance drama,“ and “I was fascinated even from the first episode, and I’m still immersed in it.”
Foreign media are paying attention to the worldwide popularity of Korean dramas. Time Magazine recommended 10 K-dramas while covering the popularity of Korean dramas. Other leading global media outlets have also continued to analyze the reasons for the recent popularity of K-drama and introduce works that are about to be launched.
Regarding the new K-drama craze that’s spreading worldwide, Studio Dragon said, “We thank global viewers for their love in various works, including ‘Goblin,’ ‘Mr.Sunshine,’ and recent ‘Crash Landing on You’ and ‘It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.’ We will make efforts to produce and share well-made content that people around the world can enjoy and sympathize with.”
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is a romantic comedy drama about a fantasy fairytale-like love between Moon Kang Tae (Kim Soo Hyun), a psych ward community worker who refuses to love from being oppressed by the weight of life, and Go Moon Young (Seo Ye Ji), a storybook writer who doesn’t understand love.