Netflix K-Drama ‘Run On’: 5 Interesting Facts and Messages for Adults!

  • POSTED ON: December 17, 2020

Netflix has picked up yet another K-drama series, and this one is unique in its storytelling and has got a bunch of interesting characters!

Run On

Run On is going to be premiering on Netflix in December as one of the last JTBC dramas of 2020.To find out more about this brand new show, read on.

Here's some reasons why you should either stream it or skip it!

First of all, the show is directed by Lee Jae Hoon and is written by Part Shi Hyun. The series will have 16 episodes with a 70 minute runtime. The show released on Netflix today, on the 16th of December, and will release episodes bi-weekly until the 4th of February, 2021.

It is being said that the show started telecasting on the South Korean cable network just a few days before the Netflix premier. The show has a somewhat simplistic plot, but the way the director has approached it is fantastic and unique.

The show is about a sports agent Ki Sun Gyeom with a devastating past. He used to be a sprinter for the national team but was forced to quit after a scandal that ruined his popularity and reputation. The show also has Oh Mi-Joo, is a subtitle translator for movies, who is thrilled to see her name for the first time at the end credits of a movie she worked on.

There’s also Seo Dan-A, who is fighting to redeem a place in society by pushing down potential successors for the position of the head of the Seomyung Group. And finally, we have an art major Lee Youn-Hwa, who enters Seo Dan-A’s life and chemistry naturally sparks upbetween them!

The show has a young vibe and we highly recommend it to viewers who are fond of international content. In addition to Run On, there are several other k-dramas or Korean dramas released in 2020 that deserve a round of applause; Crashing Landing on You, Itaewon Class, and Hospital Playlist are few of them!

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Crash Landing on You

This show stars Hyun Bin, who is playing the role of a North Korean solider Ri Jung Hyuk. We also have Son Ye Jin as the beautiful and effortless Yoon Se Ri. Due to a life-threatening accident while paragliding, Yoon Se Ri finds herself into the North Korean territory and that’s where the two characters meet. He watches over her while trying to find a way to send her back to South Korea.

We have to say that both actors have impeccable chemistry with one another. The plot was marvelously balanced and has the right amount of humor, sweetness, and of course, tragedy. The supporting cast is there to enrich the storyline and work as a comedic relief. Overall, it’s the chemistry that will leave you wanting for more! You can watch it on Netflix. See 87+ anticipated movies and books in2021!

Itaewon Class

Park Sae Roy has had a rough life; he saw his father die in a hit-and-run accident, then got expelled from school, and he was also sentenced to jail for almost three years. The cause of this tragedy was his family who got trapped into the controversy related to the biggest restaurant chain in Korea. Once he comes out of jail, he decides to take revenge of all the things that happened to him when he was helpless.

The character development of Park Sae Roy will be the one to remember! You’ll marvel at him as he seeks revenge from the people who tore his family apart. Even though he has his shortcomings and faults, you’ll find yourself rooting for him. He’s eclectic with his interests and a misfit in general. Do give this series a watch as you’ll be sincerely moved.

Hospital Playlist

If you’ve seen Greys’ Anatomy, it’s time you broaden your horizon and watch it in Korean. Kidding!

Jo Jung Suk, YooYeonSeok, Jung Kyung Ho, Kim DaeMyung, and Jeon Mi Do will be seen as five doctors who’ve been friends since their years in medical school. They work at the same hospital now and have new experiences together. It’s a show about their friendship, their romance, and some tragedy (well, they work in a hospital!).

One of the best things about this show is the effortless bonding of the actors. It seems as if they were all friends for life and are only acting as themselves. Their interactions are relatable and fun to watch, and really makes you miss your own friends and the banter you all share. We really urge you to give it a watch during your December Global Holidays!

There you have it! We must tell you that Netflix K-Drama ‘Run On’ is amongst 5 great K-dramas! Hope you enjoyed the 5 interesting facts that we told you as they hold messages for adults (Do you know why cyberpunk 2077 is trending on PornHub). Since this is an original series from Korea, you must watch it and the three others so that you expand your palate and consume content from across the globe!

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Updated December 17, 2020
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