Itaewon Class

Itaewon Class Korean drama starring Park Seo-joon and Kim Da-mi

Synopsis/Intro

Park Sae-ro-yi is a young restaurateur who confronts any obstacles to protect his convictions and chase his dream, even if it means he must take on a giant corporation that poses a threat to his business and way of life in Itaewon.

Itaewon Class is the TV adaptation of a popular webtoon by Go Gwang-jin, who has also written the script for the drama. Itaewon is a district in Seoul that is popular for its restaurants and bars that cater to foreigners.

General Info

  • Official English Title: Itaewon Class
  • Genre: Coming-of-age, Youth Drama
  • Director: Kim Sung-yoon (Love In The Moonlight)
  • Writer: Jo Gwang-jin
  • No. of Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast Period: January 31 to March 21, 2020
  • Time Slot: Friday & Saturday @ 23:00 Korean Standard Time
  • Running Time: 60-75 minutes per episode
  • TV Network: JTBC (cable)
  • Production Company(s): Showbox, Zium Content
  • Preceded by: Chocolate
  • Followed by: Couple’s World
  • Streaming Sites: Netflix

Main Cast

Park Seo-ajoon in Itaewon ClassPark Seo-joon as Park Sae-ro-yi
Kim Da-mi in Itaewon ClassKim Da-mi as Jo Yi-seo
Yoo Jae-myung in Itaewon ClassYoo Jae-myung as Jang Dae-hee
Kwon Na-ra in Itaewon ClassKwon Na-ra as Oh Soo-ah

Ratings

Episode No.Broadcast DateNationwide Ratings
(Nielsen Korea)
1January 31, 20204.983% (LOWEST)
2February 1, 20205.330%
3February 7, 20208.013%
4February 8, 20209.382%
5February 14, 202010.716%
6February 15, 202011.608% (HIGHEST)
7February 21, 2020
8February 22, 2020
9February 28, 2020
10February 29, 2020
11March 6, 2020
12 March 7, 2020
13 March 13, 2020
14 March 14, 2020
15 March 20, 2020
16 March 21, 2020
Average8.339%

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