Mimi (2014 TV series)

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Mimi
Mimi, 2014 TV series.jpg
Promotional poster for Mimi
GenreRomance, Mystery, Horror
Based onM
by Lee Myung-se
Written bySeo Yoo-sun
Directed bySong Chang-soo
StarringShim Chang-min
Moon Ga-young
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes4
Production
Production location(s)Korea
Running timeFridays at 23:00 (KST)
Production company(s)SM C&C, CJ E&M
Release
Original networkMnet
Original release21 February (2014-02-21) –
14 March 2014 (2014-03-14)
External links
Website

Mimi (Hangul미미) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Shim Chang-min and Moon Ga-young.[1] It aired on cable channel Mnet from February 21 to March 14, 2014 on Fridays at 23:00 for 4 episodes.[2][3][4]

The horror/mystery/romance drama is inspired by the 2007 Lee Myung-se film M.

Plot[edit]

Min-woo is a 28-year-old introverted writer of webtoons who has partial memory loss.[5] 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.[6][7][8][9]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

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).[16][17]

International broadcast[edit]

It aired in Thailand on PPTV beginning March 15, 2015, dubbed as Patitin Rak Raek Pob. ("ปฏิทินรักแรกพบ", literally: Love at First Sight Calendar).[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park, Jin-hai (23 February 2014). "Max Changmin stars in drama Mimi". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  2. ^ Lee, Kyung-nam (11 February 2014). "TVXQ Max Changmin of Mimi Says Mun Ka Young is Prettier Than His First Love". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  3. ^ Jun, Ah-ram (18 February 2014). "Mun Ka Young and TVXQ's Max Changmin Shot Kiss Scene Without NGs". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  4. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (19 February 2014). "TVXQ star to try out TV". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  5. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (7 February 2014). "TVXQ's Max Changmin Says His Character in Mimi is Similar to Himself". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  6. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (28 January 2014). "TVXQ Max Changmin's Upcoming Drama Mimi Releases Teaser". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  7. ^ Lee, Kyung-nam (5 February 2014). "Photos of TVXQ Max Changmin in School Uniform for Mimi Released". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  8. ^ Lee, Kyung-nam (17 February 2014). "TVXQ Max Changmin Enjoys Bike Ride Date with Mun Ka Young on Mimi". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  9. ^ Lee, Kyung-nam (20 February 2014). "TVXQ Max Changmin's Kiss Scene from Mimi Revealed". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  10. ^ Kim, Jessica (22 January 2014). "TVXQ! Max Changmin Cast in Mnet Drama". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  11. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (22 January 2014). "TVXQ's Max Changmin Cast as Lead Actor in New Drama Mimi". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  12. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (18 February 2014). "TVXQ Max Changmin Would Date a Lot If He Could Return to His School Years". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  13. ^ An, So-hyoun (3 February 2014). "Mun Ka Young to be TVXQ Max Changmin's First Love in Mimi". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  14. ^ ‘미미’ 최강창민 문가영, 연인끼리 한번 해 봐? “데이트 한번 살벌하네”. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 11 March 2014. Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  15. ^ An, So-hyoun (15 March 2014). "Interview: Mun Ka Young Chooses Mimi As Her Number One Character". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-27.
  16. ^ Kim Dong-Joo. "SM Entertainment to debut a new girl group, 'Red Velvet'". StarN News. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  17. ^ Because I Love You (Theme from "Mimi") - Wendy (SM Rookies) SMTown on YouTube]
  18. ^ "ปฎิทินรักแรกพบ (MIMI) – ซีรีย์เกาหลี". korea.tlcthai.com. 2 September 2015. Thai: ภาษาไทย

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