‘Twenty-Five Twenty-One’: Need to know about the Korean series

‘Twenty-Five Twenty-One’: Need to know about the Korean series

Korean romance never ceases to astonish people. A new series called ‘Twenty five twenty-one’ is coming for all Korean drama viewers. A teenage fencer pursues high aspirations and meets a hardworking young man who strives to restore his life at a moment when dreams seem out of sight. They get butterflies as they walk the delicate line between a heartwarming first love and a beautiful friendship. Their glistening love and blossoming, as well as the chemistry and difficulties among the five friends, remind us of our chaotic yet gorgeous youth.

But, before we go into further specifics about this new series, you might want to check out similar Korean love stories like  ‘Mad for each other, ‘Miss Montecristo’ and ‘Lovestruck in the City’.

What is ‘Twenty five twenty-one’ all about

The story is set in 1998 and chronicles the lives of young people who discover new meaning and growth after their ambitions are stolen. When two individuals are 22 and 18, they meet for the first time and fall in love years later, when they are 25 and 21.

Na Hee Do is a part of the fencing squad at her high school. The high school fencing team is disbanded due to the recession in South Korea. She becomes a student of the national sabre fencing squad after overcoming all of the hurdles.

Baek Yi Jin’s father’s firm goes bankrupt as a result of the South Korean financial crisis. As a result, Baek Yi Jin’s life changes, and he goes from being a wealthy man to being a destitute man. He works part-time jobs like newspaper delivery while studying. He later works for a broadcasting network as a sports reporter.

Who stars on ‘Twenty five twenty-one’?

Kim Tae-RI, Nam Joo-hyuk, Bona, Choi Hyun-Wook, and Lee Joo-Myung form the star cast.

Kim Tae-Ri

She stars as the main lead Na Hee Do. She is appearing on TV after a hiatus of three years. She was active in a theatre company and appeared in several short films from 2012 to 2013. She appeared in the film industry in 2016 and was thrust into the spotlight for her role in Park Chan Wook’s film “The Handmaiden”. She was chosen from among 1,500 candidates who auditioned for the role. After the end of “Mr Sunshine”, she took a short break and went to the UK to study abroad training and learned English. She also made some appearances in music videos from 2010 to 2014. She was placed 23rd for the 2019 Forbes Korea Power Celebrity.

Yang Chan-mi, the coach of the fencing squad and a multiple gold medalist in fencing, will be played by Kim Hye-Eun. She is a South Korean actress who was born on April 24, 1990. Her most well-known roles are The Handmaiden (2016), Little Forest (2018), and Space Sweepers (2020)