Twenty Five Twenty One – Cast & Summary

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Twenty Five Twenty One - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Drama from tvN, Twenty Five Twenty One was released with the cast Kim Tae Ri, Nam Joo Hyuk, Bona, Choi Hyun Wook, and Lee Joo Myoung.

Kim Tae Ri will be the main cast after previously played in Entourage (2016) and Mr. Sunshine (2018).

Meanwhile, Nam Joo Hyuk became famous after he acted in Start Up (2020) and The School Nurse Files (2020)

On the other side, Bona has played in the drama Homemade Love Story (2020) and Your House Helper (2018).

Not only that, but Choi Hyun Wook also joined this drama after appearing in the drama Jirisan (2021) and Racket Boys (2021)

This drama aired to takes over Saturday and Sunday drama, Bulgasal: Immortal Souls.

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  • Title: Twenty-Five Twenty-One / 스물다섯 스물하나
  • Also known as: Twenty Five Twenty One / Seumuldaseos Seumulhana, Seumuldaseot Seumulhana
  • Genre: Romantic, Drama, Coming of Age
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director:  Jung Ji Hyun
  • Producer: –
  • Screen Writer: Kwon Do Eun
  • Production Company: Hwa&Dam Pictures
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes: 16
  • Air Dates: February 12, 2022 – April 3, 2022
  • Air Times: Saturday & Sunday, 16:00 KST
Twenty Five Twenty One - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Synopsis of Twenty Five Twenty One

The South Korean Financial crisis takes brings many people into economical problems. It includes Na Hae Doo (Kim Tae Ri) and Baek Yi  Jin (Nam Joo Hyuk)

Hae doo is a talented fencing athlete in her school. Due to the financial crisis in Korea, her fencing team school get disbanded, but her dream to become a number one ranking fencing athlete always grows Up.

Meanwhile, Baek Yi Jin (Nam Joo Hyuk) is a spoiled son from a wealthy family, due to the crisis he became a delivery newspaper, but turns out into a reporter for the broadcasting network.

in their fallen life stage, they met with supportive friends who always support them and promise to reunite four years later. Can their dream come true?

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Main Cast

Kim Tae Ri as Na Hae Doo

A professional fencing athlete in the national team. One day her fencing team going to bankrupt because of the financial crisis in 1998. She is very optimistic and never gives up on her dream.

Nam Joo Hyuk as Bae Yi Jin

He is grown up in a fancy house and glamorous lifestyle. His life turn out into a poor family after the financial problem in 1998. Yi Jin works like the newspaper delivery man and part-timer in a rental book shop.

Bona as Goo Yoo Rim

The youngest athlete who gets a gold medal from the Olympics, which makes her became Hae Doo’s rival.

Chi Hyun Wook as Moon Jiwong

An influencer who has a different character and style from his friend. He has a dream to place him in the first ranking in Cyworld, the biggest South Korean social media in early 2000.

Lee Ju Myoung as Ji Seung Wan

She is the first ranked and the leader in the class who has a rebellious heart. She is becoming DJ’s Pirate Radio while she discusses today’s good news, society, school, and individual lives.

Supporting Cast

People around Na Hae Doo

  • Seo Jae Hee as Shin Jae Kyung
    Hae Doo’s mother and also an anchor in the broadcasting network. Unfortunately, she has a bad relationship with her sisters.
  • Kim Hye Eun as Yang Chan Mi
    The coach of the national fencing team who also responsible for his first gold medal in fencing.
  • Choi Myung Bin as Kim Min Chae (Na Hae Doo’s Daughter)

People Around Baek Yi Jin

  • Park Jun Pyo as Bae Yi Jin’s Uncle
    He is the only family who accepts Yi Jin’s family after bankruptcy. Jun Pyo takes care of his sister and listens to Yi Jin’s problems


  • So Hee Jung as Ji Seung Wan’s mother.

OST (Original Soundtrack)

Trailer of Twenty Five Twenty One