Because This Is My First Life – Cast & Summary

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Because This Is My First Life - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

The favorite light-to-watch Korean drama, Because This Is My First Life, began to air from October 9, 2017, to November 28, 2017.

The process of script reading for all cast in this drama began in August 2017 in Sangam, South Korea.

Because This Is My First Life is starred by Lee Min Ki as the male lead and Jung So Min as the female lead.

Jung So Min is known for her role as the main actress in several K-dramas, such as D-Day (2015), The Sound of Your Heart (2016), and My Father Is Strange (2017).

Meanwhile, Lee Min Ki had acted in Shut Up: Flower Boy Band in 2017 before filming Because This Is My First Life.

This drama was aired every Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 KST on tvN to replace the previous tvN drama, Argon.

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Because This Is My First Life - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review


  • Title: Because This Is My First Life / 이번 생은 처음이라
  • Also Known As: This Life Is Our First / Yibun Saengeun Cheoeumira / This Life is Our First / Ibeon Saengeun Cheoeumira
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director: Park Joon Hwa
  • Producer: Lee Jung Hee
  • Screenwriter: Yoon Nan Joong
  • Production Companies: MI Inc.
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes: 16
  • Air Dates: October 9, 2017 – November 28, 2017
  • Air Time: Monday and Tuesday, 21:30 KST

Synopsis of Because This is My First Life

This drama tells a story about a piece of the life of two ordinary people.

The story highlights the life between Yoon Ji Ho (Jung So Min) and Nam Se Hee (Lee Min Ki), who has a very different personality.

Nam Se Hee is a 30s-years-old man who has been living his life in his own way. He is still single and makes a decision to not marry anyone.

On the other side, Yoon Ji Ho is also facing her 30s life. She is also single and she struggles to achieve a successful life.

Ji Ho doesn’t have her own home and wants to have one. Besides, she also doesn’t want to date anyone anymore because she struggles financially.

One day, she meets Nam Se Hee that has his own home. Se Hee offers to rent his house to Ji Ho and they finally become a housemate.

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Main Cast

Because This Is My First Life - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Lee Min Ki as Nam Se Hee

A very socially awkward and quirky computer designer. He is very smart and can afford his own life by buying his own house even though he still has to pay the mortgage.

But unfortunately, he makes a decision to not marry or dating. After meeting Ji Ho, he becomes a housemate for her.

Because This Is My First Life - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Jung So Min as Yoo Ji Ho

After the pregnancy of her brother’s girlfriend, she moves out directly from her house. Even though she is financially broke, she still wants to go out and finally lives in Se Hee’s house.

Supporting Cast

People around Nam Se Hee

  • Kim Eung Soo as Nam Hee Bong
  • Moon Hee Kyung as Jo Myung Ji

People around Yoon Ji Ho

  • Kim Byeong Ok as Yoon Jong Soo
  • Kim Sun Young as Kim Hyun Ja
  • Noh Jong Hyun as Yoon Ji Suk
  • Jeon Hye Won as Lee Eun Sol
  • Esom as Woo Su Ji
  • Park Byung Eun as Ma Sang Goo
  • Kim Ga Eun as Yang Ho Rang
  • Kim Min Seok as Sim Won Seok


  • Kim Min Kyu as Yeon Bok Nam
  • Lee Chung Ah as Go Jung Min
  • Yoon Bo Mi as Yoon Bo Mi
  • Hwang Seok Jeong as Writer Hwang
  • Yoon Doo Joon
  • Yoon So Hee
  • Kim Wook as a director

OST (Original Soundtrack)

  • Star Figure – U-ji
  • Everyday – Haebin (Gugudan)
  • I Want to Love – MeloMance
  • Marriage – MoonMoon
  • This Life – Moon Sung Nam
  • Shelter – Heejin (Good Day)
  • Tomorrow – Ryu Ji Hyun
  • Can’t Go – Ben

Trailer of Because This Is My First Life


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