Korean drama “Twenty Five Twenty One” aired its second episode on Feb. 13 and maintained first place in the ratings.
“Twenty Five Twenty One,” which premiered on Netflix and tvN on Feb. 12, stars Kim Tae-ri (as Na Hee-do), Nam Joo-hyuk (Back Yi-jin), WJSN’s Bona (Ko Yu-rim), Choi Hyun-wook (Moon Ji-woong) and Lee Ju-myoung (Ji Seung-wan).
According to Nielsen Korea, episode 2 of “Twenty Five Twenty One” received a nationwide rating of 8.010 percent, rising by 1.64 percent points from 6.37 percent it got for episode 1 on Feb. 12 among cable TV shows.
Based on the number of viewers in Korea, episode 2 of “Twenty Five Twenty One” was watched by 2.06 million people (first place), up by 528,000 people from 1.537 million (firs place) who watched episode 1.
In the Seoul metropolitan area, episode 2 got a rating of 8.867 percent to place first, an increase of 1.068 percent points from 7.799 percent (first place) for episode 1.
Based on the number of viewers in the Seoul metropolitan area, episode 2 of “Twenty Five Twenty One” was watched by 1.1 million people, an increase of 193,000 people from 908,000 who watched episode 1.
Nielsen Korea’s weekly cable TV ratings showed “Twenty Five Twenty One” taking first place nationwide with a rating of 7.185 percent for the period Feb. 7 to 13 and watched by 1.799 million people (first place).
The drama is also No. 1 in the Seoul metropolitan area with a weekly rating of 8.33 percent and watched by 1.004 million people.
In “Twenty Five Twenty One,” during the turbulence of the East Asian Financial Crisis in 1988, a 22-year-old meets an 18-year-old. At the time, friendship was passionate; love was overwhelming; and despair, heart-wrenching. At 25 and 21, they fall in love, according to Netflix.