Netflix has announced its list of the most-streamed shows in Asia this year.
The list covers a variety of genres, ranging from documentaries to K-dramas to global action films. The most-viewed documentary in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia and South Korea was the BLACKPINK documentary, Light Up The Sky.
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The same accolade was given to American Murder: The Family Next Door in the Philippines, Arashi’s Diary Voyage in Japan, and Bad Boy Billionaires in India.
On the Korean drama front, South Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand enjoyed the second season of the zombie thriller Kingdom the most, while The King: Eternal Monarch, starring Lee Min-Ho, earned the top spot in Singapore, Malaysia and India. The recently ended romance drama Start-Up was the most-watched K-drama in Indonesia, while Taiwan’s was It’s Okay To Not Be Okay. The Number One spot on Japan’s list was the 2018 hit series, What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim.
The love for Hallyu also spilled over to horror with #ALIVE, the zombie flick starring Yoo Ah-In and Park Shin-Hye, being the most-watched horror movie across all of Asia.
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When it came to international titles, Enola Holmes was named the most-streamed film in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, while Taiwan and Hong Kong’s was The Queen’s Gambit. The top drama in India, on the other hand, was the Hindi-language biographical drama, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.
The Chris Hemsworth-starring Extraction was the most-streamed action film across all of Asia, with The Old Guard and Project Power coming in close. Other highly viewed films included Venom, Necromancer 2000 and Hitman: Agent Jun.
The most-viewed reality TV series across Asia was Too Hot To Handle, while Indian Matchmaking, Floor Is Lava and Twogether ranked among other top streamed shows.