The Best Hit revolves around the lives of youth in their 20’s as they find love and success in the harsh world. Particularly, it focuses on a former member of a top 1990s idol group who travels twenty years forward to 2017, mixing up with other people in present-day Seoul. He then meets a student preparing to take the civil service exam but deeply aspires to be an idol as well.
- Status: COMPLETED
- Drama Title: The Best Hit
- Other Titles: Hit the Top, Best Punch
- Genre: Youth, Music, Variety-drama
- Director: Yoo Ho-jin and Cha Tae-hyun
- Writer: Lee Young-chul
- No. of Episodes: 32
- Broadcast Period: June 2 – July 22, 2017
- Time Slot: 23:00 Korean Standard Time, Fri & Sat
- Runtime: 35 minutes
- TV Network: KBS (free-to-air)
- Production Company(s): Chorokbaem Media, KBS Monster Union
- Preceded by: The Producers
- Followed by: Strongest Deliveryman
Main Cast & Characters
Yoon Shi-yoon as Yoo Hyun-jae. He is a member of a popular 1990’s idol group J2, rising to stardom because of his star quality looks and talent. He travels into the present, 2017 and frequently finds himself in a scandal.
Kim Min-jae as Lee Ji-hoon. He is a very determined student preparing to take the civil service exam. In contrast to this highly technical stuff he pursues, his dream really is to become an idol star so he secretly enrolls himself as an idol trainee.
Lee Se-young as Choi Woo-seung. Similar to Lee Ji-hoon, she studies for the highly competitive civil service examination. She is Lee Ji-hoon’s best friend and previously had a one-sided feeling for him.
Cha Tae-hyun as Lee Gwang-jae. He is Lee Ji-hoon’s father who runs a small entertainment company as he used to be a top star manager.
- OST Part 1
- No. 1: Beautiful Beautiful by Punch & Glabingo
- No. 2: Beautiful Beautiful (instrumental)
- OST Part 2
- No. 1: Dream by Kim Min-jae & Younha
- No. 2: Dream (instrumental)
- OST Part 3
- No. 1: Light in the Sky by Yoon Mi-rae
- No. 2: Light in the Sky (instrumental)
News & Developments
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