Itaewon Class (2020)

You have no right to determine my value. My life has just begun. And I’ll do everything I want to do. – Park Sae-Royi

Itaewon Class

Itaewon Class tells the story of ex-convict Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon) whose life has been turned upside down after he gets expelled from school for punching a bully and his father is killed in an accident. Following his father’s steps, he opens his bar-restaurant DanBam (Sweet Night) in Itaewon and, along with his manager and staff, strive towards success and reaching greater heights. (Source : Wikipedia)


Itaewon Class

  • Park Seo-joon as Park Sae-ro-yi
  • Kim Da-mi as Jo Yi-seo
  • Yoo Jae-myung as Jang Dae-hee
  • Kwon Nara as Oh Soo-ah
  • Genre : Drama
  • No. of episodes : 16
  • Based on the webtoon of the same name, it is the first series to be produced by the film distribution company Showbox.
  • It aired on JTBC in Korea from January 31 to March 21, 2020 and is streaming worldwide on Netflix.
  • Itaewon Class’s final episode recorded an 16.548% nationwide audience share, making it the second-highest viewership ratings in JTBC and the sixth highest rated drama in Korean cable television history.


  • Even if it was fiction, you will really learned a lot from this drama.
  • This drama was amazing but I don’t have any kilig feels on the romance part.
  • The show became a little slow in the middle, but then quickly picked up its pace later.
  • Some characters were great, others were okay.
  • I really loved Danbam family. The main reason why I enjoyed watching the series.
  • Kim Da Mi’s character was cute but sometimes annoying.
  • Park Seo Joon did a phenomenal job with his character and left me in absolute awe.
  • The songs were really suitable for the drama.
  • I enjoyed Park Bo Gum’s cameo.
  • Itaewon Class was an emotional ride. Give this show a chance to prove that it deserves the hype.
  • Park Seo-joon as Park Sae-ro-yi

There’s something about Park Seo Joon that’s really captivating. He’s so good at acting and at the same time maintain this air of charm.

  • OST
  1. Start Over by Gaho
  2. You Make Me Back by Woosung
  3. Someday, The Boy by Kim Feel

My Rating – 9/10



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  • em borromeo

    My friend told me many times that I should watch Itaewon Class, but since then I haven’t started it yet. Pero ngayon I’ll watch it na. Ang ganda ng story. Thanks for this

  • Hazel Salcedo

    I really should start watching k-drama series! Napagiiwanan na ako hahaha haven’t even seen CLOY yet and here we have another must-watch kdrama – Itaewon Class! My mom finished this already and she liked it ~ mejo alam ko na rin yung story kasi nakkwento nya hehe 😀 But wow, ang taas pala ng rating nya! Nakaka-curious lalo panuorin! 🙂

    – Hazel | https://hazywanders.com/

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