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#DescendantsOfTheSunPH sets Twitter buzzing with excitement and kilig

By Carl Cheng
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

As the local adaptation of the hit Korean drama, Descendants of the Sun, finally hit the Philippine airwaves, Filipinos expressed their sentiments on Twitter about its most-awaited pilot episode. International fans of the phenomenal K-drama also set their eyes on the Filipino adaptation with #DescendantsOfTheSunPH landing in the top five on worldwide trends. 

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With entertainment being the key conversation driver in the Philippines and the fact that Twitter is home for K-culture conversation, we are excited to partner with GMA Network to launch special emojis for the popular series. Fans were even more excited in Tweeting the official hashtags #DOTSPh, #DescendantsOfTheSunPH, #LucasManalo, and #MaxineDelaCruz that took over the trending topics in the Philippines. The emojis will be live until May 2020.

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We are proud to showcase the Korean hit Descendants of the Sun with a local flavor played by GMA's finest artists. The special Twitter emojis did not only create fun and excitement among fans, but also proves that it is what’s happening now, and Filipinos simply can't miss it.

Redgie Acuña-Magno

Vice President for Drama Production, GMA Network

The Twitterverse was lightened up by kilig while spazzing over the #DescendantsOfTheSunPH. Lead actors Dingdong Dantes (@dingdongdantes) and Jennylyn Mercado (@mercadojen) captivated fans for their commendable acting and refreshing chemistry. With the first encounter of #LucasManalo and #MaxineDelaCruz, viewers shared their excitement on how the romance develops.

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The reunion of the Rocco Nacino (@nacinorocco) and Jasmine Curtis-Smith (@jascurtissmith) love team also charmed many. Fans were looking forward to how the love line between #DiegoRamos and #MoiraDefensor will spark.

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Comparing it to the original Korean drama was inevitable and Filipinos were full of good stuff to tell about it. From the powerhouse cast to the plot suiting the Pinoy taste, people could only look forward to the #DOTSPh story unfolds.

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Carl Cheng

‎@TheCarlitoWay‎

Head of Entertainment Partnerships, Southeast Asia & Greater China

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