After six months of airing K-dramas, which by all accounts were duds compared to the ones they aired last year, the Total Variety Network (tvN) is on the uptrend with their current crop of K-dramas.

"Forest of Secrets" starring Jo Seung Woo and Bae Doona is halfway done and is keeping steady with a viewership around four to five percent, the highest for any tvN K-drama this year. Now another tvN K-drama may find a similar amount of success: "Bride of the Water God." It debuted with much success and a lot of love from both Korean and international fans alike.

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The K-drama is a spin-off of the 2006 sunjung manhwa by Yoon Mi Kyung

"The Bride of the Water God," also known as "The Bride of Habaek," is a spin-off of the sunjung manhwa by Yoon Mi Kyung. It stars Shin Se Kyung ("The Girl who Sees Smells" and "Six Flying Dragons") and Nam Joo Hyuk ("Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo" and "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo").

It is about Ha Baek (Nam Joo Hyuk), a vain water god who wants to claim the throne of the gods.

In order to achieve his goal, he has to visit earth and require stones that will create a seal that will help him attain the throne. To help on his task, he seeks the assistance of a family who is destined to serve him from generation to generation. However, the current generation's member, So Ah (Shin Se Kyung), a psychiatrist, does not believe in the gods and mistakes Ha Baek as a delusional man. Eventually, other gods join the fray to claim the throne including, including the wind god Bi Ryum (Gong Myung), the water goddess Mu Ra (Krystal), and hotel CEO and demigod Hu Ye (Lim Ju Hwan) show up to claim the throne too.

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K-drama fans express their love for the new fantasy romance!

"Bride of the Water God" was a success upon its initial debut on July 3, 2017, and its second episode the next day after. Pertaining to South Korea, the second episode earned 3.259 percent for the nation and 3.875 percent under AGB Nielsen Korea and 3.1 percent for the nation under TNmS Media Korea. It was technically a drop from the first episode but not by much.

However, "Bride of the Water God" had a very successful turnout for the debut episode and the second episode on DramaFever.

Take note the K-drama is exclusively streaming on that video-on-demand (VOD) streaming site in North America. Many K-drama fans were quick to comment on how beautiful and complex the visuals were. Others also complimented on the improvement on acting for the main leads. This is often true for Shin Se Kyung as she is often criticized for having a "stone face."

"Bride of the Water God" airs on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:55 p.m. KST on tvN. In the United States, it can only be viewed exclusively on DramaFever.

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