The heavy-hitting romances are coming our way this week, drama fans! Check out what Ahn Hyo Seop, Park Min Young, Song Kang, and so many of our other favorites have got for us during the Month of Love.
February 7, Netflix, starring Kim Se Jeong (The Uncanny Counter), Ahn Hyo Seop (Lovers of the Red Sky)
Shin Ha Ri is a single woman and works for a company. She has a male friend, who she has had a crush on for a long time, but she learns he has a girlfriend. Shin Ha Ri feels sad and decides to meet her friend Jin Young Seo, who is a daughter of a chaebol family. Jin Young Seo then asks Shin Ha-Ri to take her place on a blind date and even offers some money for her time. Shin Ha Ri accepts her friend’s offer. She goes out on the blind date as Jin Young Seo, while having the intention to get rejected by her date. When she sees her blind date, Shin Ha Ri is dumbfounded. Her blind date is Kang Tae Mu. He is the CEO of the company where she works.
Kang Tae Mu is the CEO of a company that his grandfather founded. One day, his grandfather informed him of an upcoming blind date that he set up for him. Kang Tae Mu is a workaholic and he is annoyed that his grandfather sets up blind dates for him. He decides to marry the next woman whom he meets on a blind date, so he won’t be disturbed from his work anymore. That woman is Shin Ha Ri, but pretending to be Jin Young Seo.
On the following day, Shin Ha Ri receives a phone call from Kang Tae Mu. He asks her to marry him.
First Love for the Third Time
February 11, starring Jin Gun, Jeon Chang Ha
The drama tells the story of Yeon Seok, a popular web novelist who remembers his past, and while living his third life, he meets his first love, Ha Yeon, who in this life reincarnated as a 25 year old man who is the editor in charge of Sinb Books.
Forecasting Love and Weather
February 12, Netflix, starring Park Min Young (Her Private Life), Song Kang (Nevertheless)
About the work and love lives of people who work at the Korea Meteorological Administration, Korea’s national weather forecast service.
Jin Ha Kyung is an intelligent and highly organized individual who does everything by the book and is fastidious about keeping her personal and professional lives separate. Due to her cold demeanor, she has few friends at work and has become an “outsider by choice.”
Lee Shi Woo, a free spirit who is always thinking outside the box. Although he can appear clumsy, he boasts an impressive IQ of 150 and is able to achieve anything once he sets his mind to it. However, in spite of his intelligence and abilities, all he cares about is the weather.
Han Ki Joon is a handsome and quick-witted character with a silver tongue. Using his formidable powers of persuasion, Han Ki Joon eventually gets scouted by the spokesperson’s office after struggling in the early days of his career at the service. However, because he has lived his entire life as a model student, he has a hard time dealing with failure.
Chae Yoo Jin is a daily weather reporter. Although she went into her job with lofty dreams of breaking news, exciting scoops, and on-site reports, Chae Yoo Jin was ultimately assigned to the “weather and lifestyle team.” While she was initially disappointed by the assignment, she eventually comes to grow fond of her job.
February 12, Netflix, starring Nam Joo Hyuk (Start Up), Kim Tae Ri (Space Sweepers)
The story is set in 1998 and tells the stories of youth who find new direction and growth after having their dreams taken away. Two people first meet when they are 22 and 18 years old and fall in love years later when they turn 25 and 21.
Na Hee Do is a member of her high school fencing team. Due to the South Korean financial crisis, the high school fencing team gets disbanded. Getting through all the difficulties, she becomes a member of the sabre fencing national team.
The South Korean financial crisis also causes Baek Yi Jin’s father’s business to go bankrupt. This leads to a life change for Baek Yi Jin, from living the life of a wealthy person to a poor person. While studying, he works part-time jobs like delivering newspapers. Later, he becomes a sports reporter for a broadcasting network.
What will you be watching to celebrate love, drama fans? Drop down in the comments and let us know!
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