“Hwayugi” Ratings Soar After Kiss Scene In Latest Episode

Hwayugi” continues its winning streak at No. 1 in its time slot!

The tvN drama enjoyed a significant increase in viewership ratings for its latest episode, which featured a romantic kiss scene between Lee Seung Gi and Oh Yeon Seo.

According to Nielsen Korea, the January 28 episode of “Hwayugi” recorded an average viewership rating of 6.3 percent and a peak of 7.3 percent, maintaining its first place position in its time slot across all channels. The show also performed well with the key demographic of viewers ages 20 to 49, scoring an average rating of 5.8 percent and a peak of 6.7 percent.

Spoiler

On the latest episode of “Hwayugi,” Son Oh Gong (played by Lee Seung Gi) heroically defeated the mysterious bookseller who had been imprisoning the spirits of children, including that of the young Jin Sun Mi (played by Oh Yeon Seo), inside her books. After firmly rejecting the bookseller’s advances and rescuing Jin Sun Mi’s younger self, Son Oh Gong and Jin Sun Mi confessed their feelings for one another and shared a passionate kiss.

The next episode of “Hwayugi” will air on February 3 at 9 p.m. KST.

In the meantime, if you haven’t already started watching the drama, you can check out the first episode below!

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