Chinese drama “You Are My Hero” will air in South Korea

According to Sina Entertainmenta south korean company has bought the rights to broadcast the chinese drama You are my hero, which will be streamed online with its original audio and the addition of Korean subtitles. The release date has not yet been announced.

Starring Ma Sichun and Bai Jingting, the 40-episode series is a screen adaptation of the namesake novel by Mu Qianyu and first aired on Chinese streaming platforms Tencent Video, Youku and iQiyi in March 2021.

You are my heroit’s the plot shares similarities with the 2016 K-drama Descendants of the Sun, which is still one of the most popular K-dramas on Netflix. The C-drama explores the romantic relationship between a young doctor and a special ops agent, leading some to describe it as TO CRUSH meets Grey’s Anatomy.

Bai Jingting plays a special ops agent in You are my hero

News of the acquisition was tendency on Weibo, with 160 million views at the time of writing.

You are my hero go abroad! I miss the character of Bai Jingting so much, ”reads a popular comment under the hashtag.

Another Weibo user expressed similar feelings“Go watch it! It’s as good as popular K-dramas, if not better.

More Chinese dramas appear on international screens, including the mega-popular show Reset (also featuring Bai Jingting)who will be streamed on Netflix in some areas on April 1. Reset is also noted broadcast in South Korea.

According to a recent survey conducted by iQiyithere is an ever-growing global audience for C-dramas.

“The appetite for Chinese-language content continues to grow around the world, and iQiyi is leading the way. We are truly encouraged by the number of global users who want and are willing to watch Chinese series,” commented Kuek Yuchuang, Vice President of International Affairs of iQiyi.

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