The most recent Netflix Korean series “Hellbound” (2021) ranked No.1 “Best Horror Series 2021” at the 2021 Golden Tomato Awards by Rotten Tomatoes.
Rotten Tomatoes Named Netflix Korean Series “Hellbound” No.1 Best Horror Series 2021 at 2021 Golden Tomato Awards
“Hellbound” Keeps the Global Audiences on the Edge of Their Seats
Hellbound is a Korean dark fantasy drama released in November 2021. It has successfully brought supernatural horror to life and hooked global viewers.
The series has won the Best Horror Series of 2021 at this year’s Golden Tomato Awards. The Golden Tomato Awards is a feature on the website Rotten Tomatoes. A popular global movie and television review website.
The website announces the best movies and series every year without an actual ceremony. In addition, they use critics’ ratings to determine the best films every year.
Citing from Rotten Tomato, the critique consensus stated,
“Summoned by the devilish imagination of writer-director Yeon Sang-ho, ‘Hellbound’ leverages its terrifying concept to thoughtfully explore human fallibility.”Critics Consensus on Rotten Tomatoes.
With its otherworldly premise, the series gained a critic’s rating of 97 percent. It is the highest score among other series released in 2021. As a result, Hellbound became the No.1 Best Horror Series at the 2021 Golden Tomato Awards.
Hellbound is a Korean horror series adapted from the webcomic “Hellbound.” The story was written by Yeon Sang-Ho and illustrated by Choi Kyu Seok. It follows the supernatural creatures that come out of nowhere. They then issue a decree and condemn people to hell.
These uncanny events create havoc among society. Moreover, it allows the religious group, The New Truth, to gain clout. Yet, a few people become suspicious about the group. Thus, they begin to investigate its involvement in strange phenomena that happened.
The series Hellbound has recorded 43.48 million hours watched globally in the first three days. It also dominated Netflix’s TOP 10 Global TV series (non-English) category in 71 countries.
Have you watched it, Kdrama fans? If you love the horror genre, Hellbound is one of the recommended Netflix Korean dramas to binge-watch. In the meantime, let’s watch the trailer below.
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