‘My Lovely Girl’ Rakes in Over 8 Million Views in China and Tops Drama Chart
SBS’ My Lovely Girl starring Rain has topped the drama charts on Chinese streaming sites, Youku and Tudou.
My Lovely Girl was sold for 200 million won per episode to Youku and Tudou, for a total of 3.2 billion won for the entire drama, beating the price of the last SBS drama It’s Okay, It’s Love, which was sold for 2 billion won.
Reflecting its popularity, the first two episodes of My Lovely Girl have raked in 5.5 million views on Youku and 2.6 million views on Tudou, recording a combined total of over 8 million hits in China.
The drama is currently number one on both sites’ Korean drama charts, and it is the only Korea drama to be ranked in the top ten of Youku’s overall drama chart.
Critics have been pointing out that Rain played a big part in the drama’s popularity. Naming Rain’s star status as the reason for My Lovely Girl’s popularity, positive feedback has been pouring on his mature acting ability and character transformation.
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