'Juvenile Justice' ranks No. 10 on the global 'Top TV Shows on Netflix' chart
Netflix Korea's new series "Juvenile Justice" ranked No. 10 on the global "Top TV Shows on Netflix" chart, according to analytics company FlixPatrol on Monday.
The series was released worldwide on the streaming platform on Feb. 25. It tells the story of a Shim Eun-seok, a judge who openly expresses her disdain for juvenile offenders who becomes stationed at a juvenile court. Veteran actor Kim Hye-soo takes on the lead role of Shim.
According to FlixPatrol, the series is ranking No. 1 in Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan and Thailand; No. 2 in Taiwan and Singapore; No. 3 in Hong Kong.
Meanwhile, Netflix Korea's hit zombie horror series "All of Us Are Dead," which launched on Jan. 28, is currently No. 4 worldwide.
While "Juvenile Justice" is Kim's first time starring in a Netflix project, she is already one of the best-known actresses in Korea. She debuted in 1985 as an advertisement model and in 1986 as an actor through the film "Kam-bo."
Kim is one of the few Korean stars who rose to fame in the 1980s and is still active on screen. She has appeared in films "The War of Flower" (2006), "The Thieves" (2012), "The Face Reader" (2013), "Default" (2018) and television series "The Queen of Office" (2013) on KBS, "Signal" (2016) on tvN and "Hyena" (2020) on SBS.
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