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"Lovely Runner": The K-Drama That Went Viral (But Why?)

by Jay Kang on Jun 07, 2024

"Lovely Runner": The K-Drama That Went Viral (But Why?)

Kdrama Lovely Runner poster


Are you a fan of K-dramas?

If you're looking for a new K-drama to watch, I highly recommend "Lovely Runner," which first aired in April 2024. This heartwarming and hilarious drama has taken the world by storm, and for good reason.

Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kk0dYa8Ccc


Here's what makes "Lovely Runner" so special:

  • A unique and captivating storyline: "Lovely Runner" tells the story of Im Sol, a young woman who travels back in time to 2008 to save her idol, Ryu Sun-jae, from a tragic accident. Along the way, she discovers that she may have more power over the past than she ever imagined.

  • Charming and relatable characters: The characters in "Lovely Runner" are what really make the show shine. Im Sol is a spunky and determined young woman who is easy to root for. Ryu Sun-jae is a talented and charismatic idol who is struggling with his own personal demons. And the supporting cast is full of lovable and quirky characters who will make you laugh and cry
  • Chemistry between the two leads, Kim Hye-Yoon and Byeon Woo-seok, is off the charts: They have an undeniable spark that makes you believe in their characters' love story.

  • A perfect blend of romance, comedy, and drama: "Lovely Runner" has something for everyone. It's a romantic comedy that will make you swoon, but it also has some serious moments that will make you think.

Key watching points to enjoy this K-drama series:

If you're a U.S. audience member, you're in for a treat with "Lovely Runner." The show has a universal appeal that will resonate with viewers of all ages and backgrounds. 

  • The humor and emotions. "Lovely Runner" is a funny show that will make you laugh out loud. But be prepared for a roller coaster of emotions - laugh one minute and cry the next. 
  • The cliffhangers. There are a lot of subtle clues and foreshadowing throughout the show, so it's worth paying attention to the details. Then each episode ends with a cliffhanger that will leave you wanting more.
  • The satisfying ending.  But the ending of each episode is just perfect. It will leave you feeling happy and satisfied. 
  • The catchy soundtrack: "Lovely Runner" has a great soundtrack that will get stuck in your head long after you've finished watching the show. The show's soundtrack was also a hit, with several of its songs charting on the Billboard Global 200 chart.

Eclipse - Sudden Shower: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpKI0zDPqRQ

Where to watch "Lovely Runner":

"Lovely Runner" is available to stream on Rakuten Viki.

Additional Notes

  • The show has been praised by critics in the U.S., including The New York Times.
  • The show has been a huge hit in Asia, and it has been translated into several languages.
  • The show has a large and active fan base on social media.

Credit: https://news.zum.com/articles/90917090


Overall, "Lovely Runner" is a well-made and entertaining K-drama that has something to offer everyone. If you're looking for a new show to watch, I highly recommend checking it out.

So, what are you waiting for? Dive into the world of Lovely Runner and get ready to fall in love!

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