“The Legend of the Blue Sea” recently took first place on the drama brand reputation index for the month of December.
To compile their rankings, the Korean Business Research Institute examined data from October 16 to December 17 for 20 dramas in the areas of media, communication, community, and brand.
Meanwhile, “The Legend of the Blue Sea” recently showcased some fanart, parodies, and .gifs made by fans that have been circulating online ahead of its upcoming episode.
Starring Hallyu actors Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho, the fantasy-romance about a mermaid and a conman continues to build in popularity in the new year, with a clip from Episode 13 posted to SBS’s official Facebook page garnering 2,460,000 views as of January 1 at 2 p.m. KST.
A source from the drama stated, “The actors and staff gain strength from the fans’ endless love and are working hard at filming. We will do our utmost until the end to make the best production. Please continue to support us.”
You can watch the first episode of “The Legend of the Blue Sea” below!