October 03, 2023

Crash Landing on You: the inter-Korean love story touching a chord in the South

The soap opera has proven a smash-hit for South Korean and international audiences. But how accurate is it?

The K-drama "Crash Landing on You," which gained immense popularity among soap opera fans and Korea watchers, continues to draw attention to some of the important questions regarding the now-75-year-long division of the Korean peninsula. 

The drama, produced by South Korean company tvN and distributed by Netflix, has prompted audiences inside and outside of South Korea to ask just how different -- or similar -- life in the North is.