Descendants of the Sun has not only proved it’s popularity in Korea, but it’s also been reported to be quickly gaining popularity in China – and now gaining recognition in the UK!

Descendants of the Sun is one of South Korea’s most popular dramas about a special forces captain who has fallen for an army surgeon, he then tries to balance his work and his feelings for this woman which turns out much more difficult than he would’ve liked.

Despite only airing recently, the international hype has inflated to the point that the BBC felt that the UK should know about it too. The article covers the dangers of these dramas, the effect it’s had in China and a brief overview of Korean dramas as a whole.

Have you seen it yet?

Check out the full article here!


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