Kim Hyun Joong of group SS501 is becoming a world-renowned artiste from a small Hallyu star.
According to Kim Hyun Joong's agency "Keyeast" and producing company of "Playful Kiss" Group8, the special edition of "Playful Kiss starring Kim Hyun Joong which was released through Youtube, achieved a total of 520,000 views from all over the world within just 2 days of released.
At the same time the videos was featured at the global website Youtube's entertainment section because they received the most feedbacks and comments.
"Playful Kiss" even broke records and got the highest viewership rates at countries like Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Mexico, Spain, France, Japan, Korea, Russia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Czech Republic.
Besides that,the video also achieved high viewership rate in the following countries Germany, Europe, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Holland, Poland, Russia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Czech Republic and Sweden.
"Playful Kiss" achieving such great results, besides the producing company and agency, Google Korea also said that they are rather surprised. It was said that, as compared to the charm of the drama "Playful Kiss" itself,Kim Hyun Joong who is a Hallyu star serves as a more important role here.
A related personnel said "Although 'Playful Kiss' ratings were rather low in Korea, but the Youtube version achieved great success, this is all thanks to Kim Hyun Joong" " Successor of Bae Yong Jun, will the little hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong brings upon the K-Wave around the world. Lets anticipate!"