Best Chicken

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Best Chicken
Best Chicken.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul최고의 치킨
GenreRomantic comedy[1]
Written by
  • Jo Ah-young
  • Park Chan-young
Directed byLee Seung-hoon
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes12
Production
Camera setupSingle-camera
Production company(s)
  • iHQ
  • May Queen Pictures
Distributor
Release
Original network
  • MBN
  • Dramax
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseJanuary 2, 2019 (2019-01-02) – present (present)
External links
Website

Best Chicken (Hangul최고의 치킨; RRChoegoui Chikin) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Park Sun-ho, Kim So-hye and Joo Woo-jae. It premiered on January 2, 2019 and airs on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 23:00 (KST) time slot of MBN and Dramax.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

It is about the growth of young people who follow their dreams.[1]

Bo-A (Kim So-Hye) wants to become a webtoon writer, but she struggles to accomplish her dream. Bo-A runs a bathhouse, which is owned by grandfather, and also she lives on the second floor of the bathhouse. She doesn't associate with people outside of her 3 friends. The bathhouse is the perfect place for her to seclude herself from society.

Choi-Go (Park Sun-Ho) quit his job working for a big company. He looks for a place to open a chicken restaurant. He takes a look at the bathhouse owned by Bo-A's grandfather. Choi-Go likes the bathhouse location for his chicken restaurant and signs a lease. Bo-A's grandfather also offers to give him a discount on his monthly rent if he hires Bo-A to work at the restaurant.[2]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

An employee of a large corporation who quits his job to open his own chicken restaurant.[3]
The owner of a public bathhouse that her grandfather rented out without her consent who dreams of becoming a webtoon artist.[1]
  • Joo Woo-jae as Andrew Kang (33 years old)
A once promising chef who is currently homeless.[4]

Supporting[edit]

A part-timer at Choi-go's restaurant.[5]
Bo-ah's friend who is smart and does all the planning.[1]
  • Jeon Seong-hwan as Oh Yeong-ho
Bo-ah's friend who likes to fool around.[1]
  • Yoo Moon-chi as Kim Kyu-man
Bo-ah's friend who runs the neighborhood butcher shop.[1]
  • Ah Young as Moon So-dam
  • Na Jong-chan as Lee Jin-sang
  • Myung Kye-nam as Seo Myung-dong
  • Kim Seo-ra as So Oh-sook
  • Hong Soon-chang as a real estate agent

Production[edit]

Filming began in September 2018.[3]

Original soundtrack[edit]

Best Chicken OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Recorded2018
GenreSoundtrack
Language
LabelWarner Music, Forest Media

Part 1[edit]

Released on January 2, 2019 (2019-01-02)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Sweet Stranger"Kim Yoo-kyungOh Joon-sungKim Eun-bi (EB)3:28
2."Sweet Stranger" (Inst.) Oh Joon-sung 3:28
Total length:6:56

Part 2[edit]

Released on January 9, 2019 (2019-01-09)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Dr. Dream"Kim Jin-ahOh Joon-sungSohee (Elris)4:04
2."Dr. Dream" (Inst.) Oh Joon-sung 4:04
Total length:8:08

Part 3[edit]

Released on January 10, 2019 (2019-01-10)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Chicken Song" (치킨송)Oh Joon-sungOh Joon-sungChick Choir2:35
2."Chicken Song" (Inst.) Oh Joon-sung 2:35
Total length:5:10

Part 4[edit]

Released on January 16, 2019 (2019-01-16)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Heaven"Kim Yoo-kyungOh Joon-sungSeven O'Clock3:58
2."Heaven" (Inst.) Oh Joon-sung 3:58
Total length:7:56

Part 5[edit]

Released on January 17, 2019 (2019-01-17)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Lucky"Oh Joon-sung, Eun Jong-taeOh Joon-sungJ. Mee4:07
2."Lucky" (Inst.) Oh Joon-sung 4:07
Total length:8:14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g ""The Best Fried Chicken" Tells of Chicken and Revenge". HanCinema. Newsen. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  2. ^ asianwiki.com/Best_Chicken
  3. ^ a b "박선호X김소혜, 한일합작 드라마 '최고의 치킨' 캐스팅 확정(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "드라맥스 '최고의 치킨' 측 "박선호·김소혜 출연..내년 1월2일 첫 방송"". Naver (in Korean). MK Sports. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  5. ^ "'최고의 치킨' 펜타곤 홍석, 지옥에서 온 치킨집 알바생 '기대'". Naver (in Korean). Tenasia. Retrieved December 22, 2018.

External links[edit]

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