Monthly Archive: February 2017

Ignore Tomorrow With You's poor ratings

Ignore these 3 reasons behind Tomorrow With You’s poor ratings and watch the drama

It’s been a little over three weeks since the premiere of tvN’s drama Tomorrow With You. Prior to that day, many fans were excited; after all, the drama is pre-produced and includes in its cast Lee Je-hoon (Signal) and Shin Min-a (Oh My Venus). By cable standards, it started just...

I'm a guy and I watch 13 kdramas a year

I’m a guy and I watch 13 kdramas a year

Hi, I thought I haven’t properly introduced myself yet so let me do it as I explain how I started to watch Korean dramas and why I still watch them until now. I’ll do it like an interview. Introduce yourself in one sentence. Please just call me gdhunter, a college...

defendant ratings

“Defendant” becomes first 2017 kdrama to surpass 20% ratings

SBS drama Defendant recorded a 20.9% nationwide viewer ratings in its episode last night and became the first 2017 Korean drama to surpass the highly coveted 20%. Considering all weekday prime time dramas that aired since January, it is the third one to achieve a rating higher than 20% after Romantic Doctor...

kdramas men can watch

7 kdramas you can watch with your boyfriend this February

Before anything else I would like to say that this is the inaugural post of A Fanboy’s Perspective, a weekly feature in Kdramapal that talks about anything related to Korean dramas from a man’s point of view. That man is me, of course. All kdrama blogs on the internet I’ve seen so...

ranking of Korean dramas in 2016

Complete ranking of Korean dramas in 2016 based on viewer ratings

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016It’s time to say goodbye to the exhausting post series that is Dramatop 2016. The goal of Dramatop is simple and easy (although data gathering and ensuring their accuracy is tiring!), and that is to rank Korean dramas based on their nationwide average...

top dramas based on peak ratings

Descendants of the Sun, Goblin still no. 1 in drama ranking based on peak ratings

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016Dramatop is almost done! After the changes in schedule since January 30, we have decided to cut one scheduled post (Top 20 Highest Rated Episodes) of the series. Nevertheless, that ranking will be available in our website’s Dramatop page which...

top dramas based on final episode ratings

Descendants of the Sun, Goblin top drama ranking based on final episode ratings

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016If we rank kdramas based on their first episode ratings, of course we would not forget to rank them based on how good (or bad) they performed during the final episode. Unlike in the previous list, there’s almost no changes...

top dramas based on first episode ratings

Legend of the Blue Sea, Goblin top drama ranking based on first episode ratings

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016I am so glad that we’re finally moving on to another ranking category because the three previous lists contain no surprises at all. The new list ranks kdramas (separately for FTA and cable category) based on their first episode ratings....

highest-rated Fri-Sat dramas

5 highest-rated Fri-Sat dramas in 2016

This entry is part 17 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016

This entry is part 17 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016Cable networks, especially tvN, are famous for  their dramas that air during Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm KST. For last year, tvN and JTBC are the main competitors on this time slot. OCN had 38 Task Force aired also...

highest-rated Wed-Thu dramas

5 highest-rated Wed-Thu dramas in 2016

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series Dramatop 2016SBS ruled the Mon-Tue time slot with Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim on top of the list. Although it has three of its six Wed-Thu dramas on the Wed-Thu ranking, Descendants of the Sun is unbeatable so it is KBS this...