Park Gyu-young and Cha Eun-woo’s romance in ‘A Good Day to Be A Dog’ is making waves internationally.
According to global OTT platform Rakuten Viki, which specializes in Asian entertainment content, MBC’s weekday drama ‘A Good Day to Be A Dog’ has achieved the top spot in 93 countries in its first week of release on the platform.
The diversity of countries and regions where it claimed the number one spot is impressive. Starting with the United States and Canada, Brazil and Mexico, France and Germany, Australia and New Zealand, and even India – it has captured global attention.
‘A Good Day to Be A Dog’ is a fantasy romance drama where a woman under a curse that turns her into a dog when she kisses and the only cheat key to break the curse, a man who’s afraid of dogs, embark on an unpredictable romantic journey. Lead actor Cha Eun-woo, who possesses a global fan base, not only shines in his role but has also garnered attention by singing for the drama’s OST.
Regarding the drama’s rapid rise to the number one spot worldwide, a Rakuten Viki representative stated, “Cha Eun-woo, who has established himself as a leading rom-com character for global viewers through works like ‘My ID is Gangnam Beauty’ and ‘True Beauty,’ and Park Gyu-young, who perfectly complements him with her lovely character, have been generating excitement among viewers from the early episodes. In particular, Cha Eun-woo is known as ‘Chacha’ in Brazil and has built a strong fandom there. Local media’s interest in the two lead actors is intense, leading to numerous interview requests.”
Rakuten Viki, a global OTT platform offering Asian dramas and movies, serves over 190 countries worldwide, including North America, Europe, the Middle East, Oceania, and India. It is currently providing Korean dramas like ‘Shining Watermelon,’ ‘Lovers,’ and ‘Useless Lie.’