South Korea's most successful drama Goblin is all set to steal the hearts of fans in the Philippines. Hallyu fans in the country are on cloud nine after ABS-CBN aired the pilot episode of the Korean drama on Monday night. The 16-episode drama will be aired on weeknights on the Kapamilya network.
The drama portrays the romance between a high school girl, played by Kim Go Eun and Goblin, an adult male in his 30s, played by Gong Yoo. Also known as Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, the series narrates the story of a Joseon warrior Kim Shin and his curse for an eternal life. To break the 900-year old quest, he needs the help of a human bride Ji Eun Tak. The supernatural bromance between Yoo and Lee Dong Yook, perfectly timed romance and the mysterious past definitely made the fans go into a frenzy. Its final episode recorded an epic nationwide audience share making it the highest rated drama in Korean cable television history.
Philippines fans shared their excited on Twitter. Here are some of the tweets:
Goblin created records not only in TRP ratings but also in OSTs—that has topped many charts. Apart from this, fans also thronged in to see Goblin's location spots in Seoul, where few famous scenes like the first meet and proposals were shot.
Gong Yoo's Goblin charm seems to be a never-ending one.