< Rooftop Prince > has gotten first place, in the “2012 So-Loved Awards” drama section organised by the Korean Cultural Center. After voting by European fans, it was chosen as the most beloved and popular Korean drama. In addition, in Germany’s Remarkable Awards 2012, the lead Park Yoo Chun in < Rooftop Prince > has also been chosen as number 1, proving his popularity worldwide.
Like a proven formula, Park Yoo Chun’s dramas sweeps across Asia. Last year’s drama < Rooftop Prince > has already broke past 1 hundred million 5000 views on Youku alone – a huge streaming video site in China. Totaling similar 7 large streaming sites, viewing has surpassed 700 million views, setting a record. < I Miss You > which started on the 17th, has currently been viewed 100 million times on China’s largest online site PPTV. China’s Sohu has also burst past 100 million views.
Last year has rewritten the record of Korean drama ratings in Taiwan in the past 2 years, and to commemorate this, played out an 8min special clip of Park Yoo Chun. Recently < Rooftop Prince > has also become number 1 in ratings on the Philippines channel’s primetime television. In China, Hong Kong and Taiwan combined statistics showed that last year’s < Rooftop Prince> and < I Miss You> has become the third and fourth most downloaded korean drama in recent years. As such, Park Yoo Chun has been recognised as the Drama King in Asia.
In Japan, < Sungkyunkwan Scandal >, < Rooftop Prince> and < I Miss You> which stars Park Yoo Chun, has been planned to be shown in the early half of 2013.