Ayesha Rascoe speaks with journalist Jae-Ha Kim about the popularity of Korean television dramas on streaming services and her top recommendations.
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AYESHA RASCOE, HOST:
You may remember that eerie sound from the popular Netflix original series “Squid Game.” The dystopian Korean thriller broke records as one of the most-watched shows on the streaming service. The show also made history this week as the first-ever non-English series nominated for an Emmy in the outstanding drama category. Like “Squid Game,” other Korean dramas, also known as K-dramas, are having a moment. And whether you’ve watched a few or are just getting into them, we’ve got some recommendations. Jae-Ha Kim joins us now. She’s a journalist and a K-drama fan. That’s…