My Secret Romance
|My Secret Romance|
|Written by||Kim Ha-na|
|Directed by||Kang Cheol-woo|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Godin Media|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||April 17 –|
May 30, 2017
My Secret Romance (Hangul: 애타는 로맨스; RR: Aetaneun Romaenseu) is a 2017 South Korean television series starring Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun. It aired on cable network OCN at 21:00 every Monday and Tuesday, from April 17 to May 30, 2017 for 13 episodes. It was also released on SK Telecom's "oksusu" mobile app,
My Secret Romance was selected in the 2017 Top Creator Audition held by KOCCA. The series is the first OCN drama to air on Mondays and Tuesday, as well as the first romance-themed OCN drama.
Jin-wook and Yoo-mi meet at a Gangwon-do resort and get caught up in a series of misunderstandings and accidents. Yoo-mi was charmed by Jin-wook's sly and playful personality, and they unexpectedly spend the night together. However, Yoo-mi disappears in the morning, leaving Jin-wook feeling perplexed and irrationally angry.
Three years later, the two meet again when Yoo-mi becomes a nutritionist at the company cafeteria where Jin-wook works. It seems that once a playboy Jin-wook, has given up his carefree life and works at the company owned by his father. He has feelings for Yoo-mi and has kept her bra-pad as a memory of the night that they spent together. At first, he is strict towards her, though it classifies as reasons for being near her, he later confesses to her and agrees to wait for her.
Soon he founds out that he has a son, who is actually Yoo-mi's mothers son from her second marriage. He feels that he has wronged her and warms up to her, as he seems to accept that it is his son. When Jin-wook's father finds out, he is outraged. Hence increasing the misunderstanding. Then enters a pretty girl,Joo Hye-ri (Jung Da-sol) who is the "suitable" wife for Jin-wook. And Yoo-mi's writer friend, Jung Hyun-tae (Jae Young-kim) is shown to have a secret crush on her. With all drama that goes on with the main character's mothers, Cha Jin-wook and Lee Yoo-mi, finally manage to keep their love strong, while also resolving their personal problems with their parents.
The drama ends with Hye-ri "traveling together" with Hyun-tae and Yoo-mi and Jin-wook attending Yoo-mi's mother’s re-wedding and Jin-wook saying "Today is D-day. Do you know how much I've waited for this day?" and Yoo-mi replying "Me too."
- A prickly second generation chaebol and director of a company owned by his dad. He was playful and loved partying. After Yoo-mi disappeared from his sight, he turned into a hard-working and serious man while taking good care of his father's company.
- A nutritionist who feels insecure about other people's opinions and is also scared to wear revealing clothes due to her mother's controversial reputation on society.
- Kim Jae-young as Jung Hyun-tae
- A successful travel writer and the owner of a book cafe. Warm and friendly, he is Yoo-mi's best friend. He has a crush on Yoo-mi, but he never tries to show it to her.
- Jung Da-sol as Joo Hye-ri
- A young and beautiful announcer who is popular with men, but has an unrequited crush on Jin-wook.
People around Jin-wook
- Lee Kan-hee as Kim Ae-ryung, Jin-wook's mother
- Kim Jong-goo as Cha Dae-bok, Jin-wook's father
- Park Shin-woon as Jang Woo-jin, Jin-wook's secretary
People around Yoo-mi
- Nam Ki-ae as Jo Mi-hee, Yoo Mi's mother
- Joo Sang-hyuk as Dong Goo, Yoo Mi's little brother
- Kim Si-young as Wang Bok-ja
- Im Do-yoon as Kang Je-ni
- Lee Hae-in as Jang Eun-bi
- Baek Seung-heon as Lee Shin-hwa
- Jeon So-min as Girl in the Club (Episode 1)
|My Secret Romance|
|Soundtrack album by |
|Label||Godin Media, Music&NEW|
Elephant Media, LOEN Entertainment (Part 3 only)
|1.||"Same" (똑같아요)||Song Ji-eun, Sung Hoon||04:18|
|1.||"You Are the World of Me" (너뿐인 세상)||Sung Hoon||03:49|
|2.||"You Are the World of Me" (Singer Ver.)||Lee Shin-sung||03:49|
|3.||"You Are the World of Me" (Inst.)||03:49|
|1.||"Love Song" (이상해져가)||Eun Ji-won (Sechs Kies)|
Lee Su-hyun (I.B.I/DAYDAY)
Kim Eun-bi (DAYDAY)
|2.||"Love Song" (Inst.)||03:46|
|1.||"Love Is So Good"||Moon Myung-mi||02:45|
|2.||"Love Is So Good" (Acoustic Ver.)||Moon Myung-mi||02:45|
|3.||"Love Is So Good" (Inst.)||02:45|
|Episode #||Title||Original broadcast date|
|1||The One Night Relationship (오늘만 보고 말 사이)||April 17, 2017|
|2||You've Deeply Insulted Me (넌 나에게 모욕감을 줬어)||April 18, 2017|
|3||My Insides Flip Like Buchimgae (부침개 뒤집히듯 내 속도 뒤집히고)||April 24, 2017|
|4||The Secret of the Jewelry Box (보석함의 비밀)||April 25, 2017|
|5||Playing With My Heart (들었다 놨다)||May 1, 2017|
|6||Let's Go to Work (갑시다, 일하러)||May 2, 2017|
|7||This Is How Business Is Done (비즈니스는 이렇게)||May 8, 2017|
|8||You're My Paderella (그대는 나의 뽕데렐라)||May 15, 2017|
|9||Tell Me The Truth (나에게 진실을 말해)||May 16, 2017|
|10||A Tender Farewell (다정하게, 안녕히)||May 22, 2017|
|11||I'm the Only One Who Can't Date (나만 안 되는 연애)||May 23, 2017|
|12||It's Time to Wake Up From This Dream (이제는 꿈에서 깰 시간)||May 29, 2017|
|13||You're My World, Tonight (온통 너뿐인 세상, 투나잇)||May 30, 2017|
- In Sri Lanka, the drama is available to stream on-demand via Iflix with Sinhalese and English subtitles.
- In the Philippines, the drama premiered on GMA Network on November 27, 2017, dubbed in Tagalog.
- In Indonesia, RCTI aired this drama is upcoming in 2018.
- In Malaysia, 8TV aired this drama is upcoming in 2018.
- In Myanmar, MRTV-4 aired this drama is upcoming in 2018.
- In Thailand, Channel 3 aired this drama is upcoming in 2018.
- In Vietnam, VTV3 aired this drama is upcoming in 2018.
- In Southeast Asia, tvN Asia aired this drama is upcoming in 2018.
- In the Southeast Asia, the drama was aired on K+ Asia on April 18, 2017
- In Indonesia, Sony One aired this drama is upcoming in 2018
- "DramaFever Original Co-Production MY SECRET ROMANCE Premieres 4/17". Broadway World. April 17, 2017. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
- '애타는 로맨스' 성훈♥송지은, 아슬아슬 찌릿찌릿 만남 포착 (in Korean). POP Herald. December 26, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
- 성훈, '애타는 로맨스' 출연 확정…능글+까칠+엉뚱남 여심 저격 (in Korean). Sports Chosun. November 4, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
- 송지은, '애타는 로맨스' 여주인공 낙점..성훈과 연인 호흡 (in Korean). Osen. November 7, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
- '애타는 로맨스' 정다솔, 지성+미모 겸비한 귀여운 악녀 役텐아시아 (in Korean). Tenasia. November 9, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
- Official website (in Korean)
- My Secret Romance at Daum (in Korean)
- My Secret Romance on IMDb
- My Secret Romance at HanCinema
|Previous program||My Secret Romance
(April 17 – May 30, 2017)
(November 6 – December 5, 2017)