Korean horror web series that are a must-watch for every horror fan

Min Hyejin in Hellbound - Courtesy of Netflix
Min Hyejin in Hellbound - Courtesy of Netflix /
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Must-watch Korean horror web series: The Uncanny Counter

The Uncanny Counter (also known as Amazing Rumor or Kyeongirowoon Somoon) is a popular Korean horror web series that premiered in November 2020 on the cable network OCN. The series was directed by Yoo Sun-dong and written by Yeo Ji-na.

The story follows a group of demon hunters called Counters, who use their supernatural abilities to hunt down evil spirits that have possessed human bodies. The team consists of four members, including a high school student named So Moon (played by Cho Byeong-kyu), who joins the group after discovering his own hidden powers.

The show has been praised for its engaging characters, fast-paced action and blend of horror and humor. It has also been noted for its impressive visual effects and thrilling fight scenes.

The series was a commercial success, breaking records for the highest viewership ratings on OCN and becoming one of the most-watched Korean dramas on Netflix in 2020. The show’s popularity has led to talks of a potential second season.

  • The Uncanny Counter is based on a webtoon called Kyeongirowoon Somoon by Jang Yi.
  • The series features a talented cast, including Cho Byeong-kyu, Yoo Jun-sang, Kim Se-jeong and Yeom Hye-ran.
  • The show has been praised for its representation of diverse characters, including a character with autism and a transgender character, which is a rare and refreshing addition to the horror genre.
  • The Uncanny Counter blends elements of horror, action and drama, with a focus on character development and relationships.
  • The show’s visual effects have been particularly impressive, with stunning demon designs and thrilling fight scenes that keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
  • The series has been popular both in Korea and internationally, with viewers praising its engaging storyline and well-crafted characters.
  • The success of The Uncanny Counter has led to talks of a potential second season, although no official announcement has been made yet.

Overall, The Uncanny Counter is a standout addition to the Korean horror genre, with its unique premise, diverse cast and impressive visuals. The show’s popularity has cemented its place as a must-watch for fans of supernatural thrillers.

The Uncanny Counter is available for streaming on Netflix.