The Netflix original series 'Hell' ranked first in the world's Netflix drama rankings on the first day of its release.

According to of the US, which compiles rankings such as OTT (Over the Top), 'Hell' ranked first in the global Netflix TV show category on the 20th (local time).

Until the previous day, the first place was 'Squid Game'.

By country, it took the top spot in a total of 24 countries including Korea, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Kuwait, Mexico, Morocco, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Vietnam.

'Hell' continues the K-drama craze that 'Squid Game' evoked.

On this day's leaderboard, it was confirmed that Korean dramas were ranked first and second side by side.

'Squid Game' topped the charts in 8 days, but 'Hell' climbed to the top in just 24 hours, demonstrating the brand power of director Yeon Sang-ho, who received worldwide attention with 'Train to Busan'. 

'Hell' deals with the story of a supernatural phenomenon in which people are sentenced to hell by the messengers of hell who appeared without notice, and the religious organization Saejinrihoe, which was revived in this chaos, and those who try to uncover the truth of the incident are intertwined.

It is based on a webtoon of the same name, written by Choi Gyu-seok of 'Awl' and written by Yeon Sang-ho of 'Train to Busan'.

Yoo Ah-in, Park Jung-min, Yang Ik-jun, and Kim Hyeon-joo took the lead roles. 

(SBS Entertainment News reporter Kim Ji-hye)