Why do you think Filipinos love Korean drama so much and why it is a mainstay in the Philippines. Below are our top 5 reasons why, and the answers may not come as a shocker to you. So without further ado, let me fill you in why Korean drama is popular in the Philippines.
1. Why Filipino love Korean Dramas
The main reasons why Filipino love Korean dramas is because of The ACTORS. We’ll they are well known that Korean actors are beautiful, good-looking, and are very talented. These traits attract the household Filipino like a butterfly to a flower. A typical Korean Drama fan swoons over their lady crushes and falls in love with their usually rich and charming hot leading man. A hit series will forever be etched in their memories, and sometimes they can’t remember the actor’s name but their characters played on the show.
2. Why Korean Drama is Popular in the Philippines
From the lowly street restaurants to the high-class private subdivisions, Filipinos are glued to their television when their favorite Korean dramas are aired. And the marketing executives notice this too, as they pour in advertising money to help bring more of the Korean culture to the Philippines with the help of big networks airing nonstop daily shows on both movies and TV series for the masses.
3. Influence of Korean Drama in the Philippines
Watching K-dramas is educational on all fronts; because it lets, you know a whole lot about different cultures. You’ll learn about different societal norms in Korea, and understand simple things like those shoes that have to come off at the front door. Ramen is a big thing in Korean culture, so Filipinos are also slowly adapting these traits to their diet. The way they buy their clothes, there is a Korean wave with Korean style fashion all over the Philippines just because of these Korean Dramas.
4. Korean influence in the Philippines
Korean dramas often create emotional connections in their viewer. This part comes from the incredible creative team that produces these dramas from Korea, great film industries, and universities sprouted in Korea, which helped make the creative process flow.
The characters in Korean dramas are very developed and portrayed in a simple way that the viewers can relate to the characters on screen and feel the same emotion as planned by the show’s producers. The cliffhanger endings leave them squirming and wanting more till the next episode, and the tension buildup is well done.
Many new Filipino directors and producers are opting to follow these Korean Drama formulas and their Korean counterparts heavily influence them.
5. Filipino Drama vs Korean Drama
For a typical Filipino show, the tried and tested formula of from rags to riches has remained for many decades. What Korean drama introduced is the witty, innocent character that may not be always poor and not always be a damsel in distress. Korean dramas also show a theme of revenge, as the Filipino Drama. Still, the love story and the cultural aspect show a much cuter, sweet, and romantic edge than the one portrayed in the Filipino Shows.
These are the reasons why Korean drama is popular in the Philippines, and why Korean influence in the Philippines is so massive. How about you bayan; Do you watch Korean dramas? Do you like them? Do you agree or disagree with our list? If you happen to like this, please leave a comment below and share your thoughts on why Filipino love Korean dramas.
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6 thoughts on “Why Filipino love Korean Dramas”
Mahilig din pala Kayo sa Korean drama bayan. Pariha pala Tayo.hehhehe. gusto nako Korean drama bayan action or comedy.
Hilig mo lang bayan! Hehehe basta korean na bayan padaplin ayaw samuka si Takya. Nadamay nalang ko bayan wala may choice isa raman kabuok tv kailangan pod nako suportahan si Takya sa iya gusto hehehe. Salamat kaayo bayan sa pagbisita ug pag comment dinhi sa Barok and Takya Bisaya Podcast – ang Pinoy Podcast in Bisaya language. Salamat again bayan.
Hahahaha mao na diha bayn pag palit og Isa ka tv para dili mag samok si takya. Para kamong duwa naa tv.???
No problem bayan suportahan tamo perme KY maka lingaw man Jud mo☺️☺️☺️❤️❤️
hehehe… waz pod lagi ekalpalit ug tv bayan. basta korean drama na gani bayan padaplin nalang jud ug ayaw nalang pagsaba diha, paghilom nalang dira para walay world war mahitabo. Nindutan man gyud xa sa mga korean drama bayan ambot lang, mas gwapo pa man ko sa mga koreano hehehe. ingon niya ganahan daw siya sa story drama nila kay interesting daw. Sa Filipino drama puro daw love-team love-team, hehehe gebahak nah!
Comment:ako subra sad ka hilig anang Korean drama. Sukad pa sa nauna pang pag ere nila ana.. Ang ila kultura, ang ilang kasaysayan sa unang panahon ang ilang love story ganahan ko kay dili hilas.. Basta Korean drama.. Nag sunod gyud ko bahalag gabii na kaayo.. Hehehe.. Ayaw palag ni takya nak kay liwat na naku 🤣🤣🤣🤣😂
Hehehe dili gyud mopalag nay basig malabayan ko! hehehe bitaw nay lahi pod ila format sa ilaa korean novela man gud, dili kaayo bastos nay. naay kiss pero mao lang sa atoa nah saon nalang hehehe. tapos sa korean 16-20 episode lang sa Filipino drama man gud maabtan pah ug 5 years or more ayha mahuman. dugay jud kaayo mahuman sa atoa nay namuti nalang ako buhok. imbis dapat na e-end ang drama dugangan napod ug lahing twist or kontrabida buh sus dugay jud mahuman. ambot nalang. mao nang this days nay makita nimo tngale nag awat-awat na ang Pinoy sa format sa korean hehehe kay fresh man gud ang Korean drama kaysa atoa. hehehe