Are you a fan of K-Pop and/or BTS? Are you attending school and/or are your parents not that happy with your fangirling/fanboying activities? Then, this fully English subtitled web drama of Playlist is for you! The drama is titled “In Seoul” and the full title is “In Seoul – The Only Way To Be Independent”.
Playlist Studio is a popular channel who provide web dramas with multi-languages subtitles. This drama of the studio sounds already relatable to many.
Min DoHee -the lead actress- is a rising actress. She appeared in numerous dramas with memorable supporting roles such as “Reply 1994” (2013), “Girls’ Generation 1979” (2017), “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” (2018), and “Clean with Passion for Now” (2018).
Jang YoungNam has been acting in numerous dramas and is a well-known figure for K-Drama addicts with her role in “Jang OKJung, Living by Love” (2013), “Pinocchio” (2014), “Weightlifting Fairy Kim BokJoo” (2016), “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” (2018) and more.
The drama will air on V-Live on Monday and Tuesday at 7 pm KST. The drama will also air on the cable channel JTBC on Sundays at 12:20 pm KST.
Here is more information.
In Seoul (2019)
Title: In Seoul/ In-Seoul/Inseoul – naega dokriphaneun yuilhan bangbeop/인서울 – 내가 독립하는 유일한 방법
Director: Im JiEun
Writer: Jung SooYoon
Runtime: From July 29
# of Episodes: 15
It is a growth drama that talks about the love-hate relationship between a mother and her high school daughter (in her last year) who are living just the two of them.
The story is about the mother who constantly attacks her daughter about the fact that she has no sense of the reality and her daughter who dreams to enter a university in Seoul to gain independence from such mother.
Min DoHee as Kang DaMi
She is in her last year of high school. She doesn’t have much ability but she wants to do so many things.
She is an eloquent speaker who can answer more than ten words when her teacher only says one. However, when her mother said “No way, you can’t do that”, she becomes stubborn and wants to do what she wants even if she is hit by her.
She wants to gain independence from her mother. She decided that her goal is to go to university in Seoul. Since this decision, she is fighting with her mother even more.
Jang YoungNam as Song YoungJu
She is the mother of DaMi. She is unhappy with her daughter who does not have realistic worries.
Her daughter is in the last year of high school but she keeps on fangirling behind her back and she keeps lying to her.
She is often giving wounds to her daughter without intention because she goes for strict measures rather than emotional sympathy.
RyeoUn as Yoon SungHyun
He is the only male friend of DaMi to who she can express all her feelings. That is thanks to his numerous praise and empathy. He has a one-sided love for her since the second year of high school.
Jin YeJu as Lee HaRim
She is a close friend of DaMi who finds a solution rather than a meaningless sympathy. She has a logic and realistic personality.
Here is the trailer with English subtitles.
Here are the official posters.
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