[NEWS] 120417 JYJ Yoochun’s ‘Rooftop Prince’ Gaining Popularity Abroad


SBS ‘Rooftop Prince’ featuring JYJ member Yoochun is receiving an enthusiastic response from viewers all over the world.

The SBS drama has become a beloved romantic comedy with unique circumstance involving time travel.

The drama’s popularity is proven through the various scene and phrases are parodied online.

Amid this the drama even before the drama started airing, fan art, video clips, and music video has received a lot interest abroad through social networks. After it started airing the popularity in Taiwan, Malaysia, Turkey as well as Japan has been overwhelming.

Also the drama received over 10 million views on Youku, one of the largest video sharing sites in China and ranked first and third in Korean and overall drama category respectively. The drama was mentioned by several people such as Chinese bestseller writer, singer/writer, Taiwan and Hong Kong’s famous company CEO, radio DJ, anchor, and model stating ‘Rooftop Prince is so funny’ and was ranked 6th spot in real-time search terms for the first time as a Korean drama.

The drama reviews are also translated and updated in North America and Europe as they are posted online in Korea. It seems to be based on the influence of the 2011 best acclaimed drama ‘Sungkyunhwan Scandal’ and ‘Mr. Ripley’ that is recently airing in Asia.

SBS drama ‘Rooftop Prince’ that is continuously receiving high audience rating airs every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:55pm KST.

Credit: Kpopstarz
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