Mimi (2014 TV series)
Promotional poster for Mimi
|Genre||Romance, Mystery, Horror|
by Lee Myung-se
|Written by||Seo Yoo-sun|
|Directed by||Song Chang-soo|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||4|
|Running time||Fridays at 23:00 (KST)|
|Production company(s)||SM C&C, CJ E&M|
|Original release||21 February –|
14 March 2014
Mimi (Hangul: 미미) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Shim Chang-min and Moon Ga-young. It aired on cable channel Mnet from February 21 to March 14, 2014 on Fridays at 23:00 for 4 episodes.
Min-woo is a 28-year-old introverted writer of webtoons who has partial memory loss. One day, he finds a memo on his desk calendar, and because of it, writes a new webtoon titled December 8, which becomes an instant hit. But as the webtoon gets even more popular, Min-woo feels pressure from work and begins to suffer from severe headaches. He strives to recover his lost memories from the time he was an 18-year-old high school student, especially those of his first love, Mimi, as he unravels their mysterious fate.
- Shim Chang-min as Han Min-woo
- Moon Ga-young as Mimi
- Shin Hyun-bin as Jang Eun-hye
- Jung Ji-soon as team leader of manhwa department
- Yoon Da-kyung as Min-woo's mother
- Go Won as Min-woo's homeroom teacher
- Choi Young-soo as Sung-woo
- Kim Joon-goo as punishment soldier
- Lee Yeon-kyung as Mimi's aunt
- Byun Baek-hyun as Umbrella man
The official theme of the series, Because I Love You, was performed by Wendy (Son Seung-wan) who later would debut in now-popular girl-group Red Velvet along other SMROOKIES,Kang Seulgi and Bae Joohyun (Irene).
It aired in Thailand on PPTV beginning March 15, 2015, dubbed as Patitin Rak Raek Pob. ("ปฏิทินรักแรกพบ", literally: Love at First Sight Calendar).
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- Because I Love You (Theme from "Mimi") - Wendy (SM Rookies) SMTown on YouTube]
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