Actress Jun Ji Hyun’s comeback work, Korean mystery drama Jirisan (previously known as Cliffhanger) has premiered at number one spot in nationwide ratings.
Chaseworthy Mystery Drama
Promoted as tvN’s 15th anniversary special, Jun Ji Hyun plays a top forest ranger teams with Ju Ji-hoon – a rookie ranger with the ability to see spirits, to unlock the mysteries of Mount Jiri, while navigating treacherous conditions during search and rescue.
Airing to favorable reviews, fans were thrilled by the scenic visuals, fast-moving plotline and Jun Ji Hyun’s depiction of her character’s fearless passion. However, some pointed out the abrupt CGI effects and product placements during the mountaineering scenes which disrupted their overall enjoyment.
Nevertheless, Jirisan’s average viewership ratings of 9.1 percent trumped over other shows in its timeslot, placing it second among tvN dramas which premiered on weekends, and second only to Jo jung Suk’s Hospital Playlist which garnered 10 percent. It is simulcast on iQiyi.
This article is written by JoyceK for JayneStars.com.