A Korean drama called Itaewon Class, which was aired by JTBC, started to release the episodes from January 31, 2020, to March 21, 2020.
This drama is an adaptation from a webtoon written by Jo Gwang Jin, Itaewon Class. Itaewon Class was also the first drama project which was produced by Showbox.
Itaewon Class is starred by Park Seo Joon, Kim Da Mi, Yoo Jae Myung, and Kwon Nara.
Park Seo Joon had starred in a lot of Korean dramas. Those dramas are Hwarang (2016), Fight For My Way (2017), and What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018).
Yoo Jae Myung had become the main actor for Stranger (2017), Life (2018), and Confession (2019).
Meanwhile, Kwon Nara had starred in Suspicious Partner (2017), Your Honor (2018), and Doctor Prisoner (2019).
Itaewon Class was aired on JTBC every Friday and Saturday at 23.00 KST and replaced a drama called Chocolate.
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- Title: Itaewon Class / 이태원 클라쓰
- Also Known As: Itaewon Keullasseu
- Genre: Drama
- Country: South Korea
- Director: Kim Sung Yoon
- Producer: Lee Sang Yoon, Jung Soo Jin, Han Suk Won
- Screenwriter: Jo Gwang Jin
- Production Companies: Showbox, Zium Content, JTBC Studios
- Network: JTBC
- Episodes: 16
- Air Dates: January 31, 2020 – March 21, 2020
- Air Time: Friday and Saturday, 23:00 KST
Synopsis of Itaewon Class
Itaewon Class story begins with the impulsive action of Park Sae Ro Yi (Park Seo Joon) when he was still in high school.
He gives her classmate, Jang Geun Won, a punch because he bullies his classmate. Unfortunately, Geun Won is the son of the rich CEO, Jang Dae Hee.
Jang Dae Hee owns Jagga restaurant, a company where Sae Ro Yi’s dad works. Because of this incident, Dae Hee wants Sae Ro Yi to apologize to his son, but he refuses.
His decision then leads to two bad impacts; he got expelled from his school and his own father lost his job.
One time, Sae Ro Yi’s dad dies because of an accident where is the perpetrator is Jang Geun Won. This makes Sae Ro Yi gets very mad and beats him.
Sae Ro Yi later gets into prison. After he is released, he builds a restaurant. A social media influencer, Jo Yi Seo (Kim Da Mi) joins him and later she gets a feeling for him.
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Park Seo Joon as Park Sae Ro Yi
An impulsive and strong fighter. After getting released from a prisoner, she builds a restaurant in Itaewon, DanBam.
Kim Da Mi as Jo Yi Seo
She is a manager of DanBam. An intelligent, multi-talented, and famous girl on social media. Previously, she lived in New York but she moved to South Korea.
After working at DanBam, she falls in love with Sae Ro Yi.
Yoo Jae Myung as Jang Dae Hee
The CEO of Jangga Group company. He is really a hard worker, powerful, and has strong authority.
Kwon Nara as Oh Soo Ah
The head of Jangga Group’s strategic planning division. She was a classmate of Sae Ro Yi and his first love.
- Kim Dong Hee as Jang Geun Soo
- Ryu Kyung Soo as Choi Seung Kwon
- Lee Joo Young as Ma Hyeon Yi
- Chris Lyon as Kim To Ni
- Ahn Bo Hyun as Jang Geun Won
- Kim Hye In as Kang Min Jung
- Hong Seo Joon as Mr. Kim
- Yoo Da Mi as Kim Sun Ae
- Lee David as Lee Ho Jin
- Kim Yeo Jin as Jo Jeong Min
- Choi Yu Ri as Oh Hye Won
- Kim Mi Kyeong as Kim Soon Rye
- Won Hyun Joon as Kim Hee Hoon
- Han Hye Ji as Kook Bok Hee
- Ahn Sol Bin as Sae Ro Yi’s classmate
- Son Hyun Joo as Park Sung Yeol
- Hong Seok Cheon as himself
- Yoon Park as Kim Sung Hyun
- Cha Chung Hwa as Bureau Chief’s wife
- Im Soeun as Bok Hee’s friend
- Jung Yoo Min as Seo Jeong In
- Kim Il Joong as himself
- Jeon No Min as Do Joong Myung
- Seo Eun Soo as part-time job applicant
- Lee Jun Hyeok as Park Joon Gi
- Park Bo Gum as Handsome Chef
- Yoon Kyung Ho as Oh Byeong Heon
OST (Original Soundtrack)
- You Make Me Back – Woosung (The Rose)
- Start Over – Gaho
- Still Fighting It – Lee Chan Sol
- Maybe – Sondia
- Our Souls at Nigth – Sondia
- No Break – The Vane
- Someday, The Boy – Kim Feel