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Wi Ha Joon and Jung Ryeo Won find love in new drama "The Midnight Romance in Hagwon"

tvN doesn't stop with the amazing K-drama plots! Simple enough, their new series The Midnight Romance in Hagwon premiering on May 11 stars Wi Ha Joon and Jung Ryeo Won reuniting as ex-teacher and student to co-workers working at the same academy (hagwon)! Let's dive into the juicy details!


Seo Hye Jin (Jung Ryeo Won Witch at Court 2018) worked as a Korean language teacher for the past 14 years at a private academy (hagwon) in the most prestigious and most competitive private education in the neighborhood of Gangnam. At the same time, her ex-student who is ten years younger, Lee Joon Ho (Wi Ha Joon Gyeongseong Creature 2023-2024), starts working at the same private educational academy as she does. What can happen next? Check out the trailer!

Why we're watching

It is refreshing to see Wi Ha Joon in a romantic comedy given his past several dramas he's been fighting off monsters and getting the police off his back. The plot is simple enough: the teacher falls in love with her ex-student now her co-worker and romance is in the air. Jung Ryeo Won, on the other hand, has been spending time in the same roles as a prosecutor in her past several dramas so it'll be exciting to see her in a different role this time. Another interesting point that we must consider are the characters' 10-year age gap. Although it can be seen as quite a big gap, we're curious to see how this "fantasy" for many young Koreans (and maybe global viewers) plays out!

The Midnight Romance in Hagwon premieres on May 11, 2024, every Saturday and Sunday at 21:20 KST. Comment below with your thoughts on this new tvN drama and be sure to take a look at the top tvN dramas of all-time!


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