Warm and Cozy

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Warm and Cozy
WarmAndCozyPoster.jpg
Promotional poster for Warm and Cozy
Also known as
  • Warm and Mild
  • Agreeably Warm
Genre
Written byHong Mi-ran
Hong Jung-eun
Directed by
Starring
Composer(s)Lee Im-woo
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Moon Seok-hwan
  • Oh Kwang-hee
Producer(s)Han Hee
Production location(s)Jeju Island
Cinematography
  • Park Chang-soo
  • Hwang Seong-man
Editor(s)Im Gyeong-rae
Running time70 minutes
Production company(s)Bon Factory Worldwide
Release
Original networkMunhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Picture format1080i
Audio formatDolby Digital 2.0
Original releaseMay 13 (2015-05-13) –
July 2, 2015 (2015-07-02)
External links
Website

Warm and Cozy (Korean맨도롱 또똣; RRMaendorong Ttottot)[1] is a 2015 South Korean television series starring Kang So-ra and Yoo Yeon-seok.[2][3][4] Written by the Hong sisters as a twist on the fable of The Ant and the Grasshopper, it aired on MBC from May 13 to July 2, 2015 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 for 16 episodes.[5][6]

Plot[edit]

Lee Jung-joo has struggled and worked hard all her life, but has never caught a break, leaving her perpetually grouchy. In her five years as an administrative employee at a clothing company in Seoul, she has never missed a day of work. But that doesn't stop her from losing her job, her house and her boyfriend in quick succession, so she unwillingly sets off to start a new life in Jeju Island.[7]

There, she meets Baek Gun-woo, chef and owner of the restaurant "Warm and Cozy.".[8] Jung-joo met Baek Gun-woo previously during their eighteenth birthday and mistaken that they are twins. Jung-joo first mistakes him for a con artist, because he can't seem to help himself from telling charming lies left and right. Gun-woo is a laidback romantic from a wealthy family who only does what he feels like doing, including opening a restaurant on Jeju simply because that's where his crush lives. Jung-joo and Gun-woo clash over their different personalities and priorities, then gradually fall in love with each other.[9]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

28 years old. She was working 7 years in underwear company in Seoul. When she lost her job, boyfriend and apartment, she moved to Sorang Town on Jeju island to start new life.
28 years old. Youngest child of wealthy family. His siblings have different fathers and he is supported by older brother. He opened restaurant "Warm and Cozy" in Sorang Town to impress his first love. Talented chef, but lazy, working only for fun.

Supporting[edit]

  • Jinyoung as Jung Poong-san[10], Gun-woo's friend working with him im "Warm and Cozy" restaurant
  • Kim Sung-oh as Hwang Wook, mayor of Sorang Town, bachelor
  • Seo Yi-an as Mok Ji-won, Gun-woo's first love
  • Lee Sung-jae as Song Jung-geun, Gun-woo's older brother, president of Noblesse Resort
  • Kim Hee-jung as Kim Hae-shil, haenyeo, president of Sorang Haenyeo Assoctiaton
  • Lee Han-wi as Gong Jong-bae, man of many trades in Sorang Town
  • Ok Ji-young as Cha Hee-ra, Gun-woo's older sister, director of entertainment agency
  • Kim Mi-jin as Bu Mi-ra, writer living on Jeju.
  • Lee Yong-yi as Noh Bok-nyeo, haenyeo of Sorang Town
  • Gu Bon-im as Go Yoo-ja, haenyeo of Sorang Town
  • Choi Sung-min as Park Dong-soo, Bu Mi-ra's husband
  • Lee Sang-hyun as Assistant Jang, Song Jung-geun's personal assistant
  • Choi Jae-sung as Jin Tae-yong, Gun-woo's father

Special appearance[edit]

  • Lee Hwi-hyang as Baek Se-young, Gun-woo's mother (ep. 1)
  • Lee Joong-moon as Hong Gap, Jung-joo's ex-boyfriend (ep. 1)
  • Na Seung-ho as public official
  • Go Kyung-pyo as Jung-min, Jung-joo's younger cousin (ep. 1-2)
  • Kim Won-hyo as Gyeongsang groom at the airport (ep. 1)[11]
  • Shim Jin-hwa as Seoul bride at the airport (ep. 1)[11]
  • Kim Kwang-kyu, as Mr Gong (ep. 1)
  • So Ji-sub as Jeju restaurant owner (ep. 1)
  • Muzie as Rooftop neighbor (ep. 1-2)
  • Sam Okyere as Sam, a foreigner who joins the diving school on the island along with Jung-joo (ep. 5-9)
  • Nam Hyeon-joo as Jung-joo's mother (ep. 11)
  • Seohyun as Hwang Yura, Hwang Wook's niece (ep. 13)
  • Son Ho-jun as Son Joon-hee, Gun-woo's friend (ep. 16)

Ratings[edit]

  • In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • NR denotes that the drama did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
Episode # Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS Ratings[12] AGB Nielsen[13]
Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area
1 May 13, 2015 6.4% (NR) 7.8% (19th) 6.3% (NR) 7.3% (19th)
2 May 14, 2015 5.8% (NR) 7.5% (NR) 5.6% (NR) 6.5% (NR)
3 May 20, 2015 7.7% (19th) 10.1% (11th) 6.6% (20th) 7.5% (16th)
4 May 21, 2015 6.7% (NR) 8.4% (16th) 6.7% (20th) 7.4% (17th)
5 May 27, 2015 7.7% (16th) 9.1% (11th) 7.0% (18th) 7.7% (16th)
6 May 28, 2015 7.8% (17th) 11.0% (10th) 7.5% (16th) 8.3% (14th)
7 June 3, 2015 8.2% (17th) 9.8% (11th) 7.0% (19th) 8.1% (15th)
8 June 4, 2015 7.6% (19th) 10.2% (12th) 7.6% (17th) 8.2% (14th)
9 June 10, 2015 8.6% (17th) 10.9% (8th) 8.1% (15th) 8.8% (13th)
10 June 11, 2015 8.5% (18th) 11.3% (9th) 8.8% (18th) 9.2% (16th)
11 June 17, 2015 7.6% (18th) 10.3% (9th) 7.8% (15th) 8.7% (13th)
12 June 18, 2015 7.5% (19th) 9.2% (14th) 8.2% (15th) 9.0% (12th)
13 June 24, 2015 7.1% (NR) 9.0℅ (13th) 7.5% (17th) 7.8℅ (14th)
14 June 25, 2015 7.2℅ (20th) 9.2℅ (19th) 7.6% (19th) 8.6℅ (16th)
15 July 1, 2015 8.5℅ (16th) 11.0% (8th) 7.7℅ (15th) 8.4% (13th)
16 July 2, 2015 7.7℅ (18th) 9.0℅ (12th) 7.6℅ (17th) 8.3℅ (16th)
Average 7.5% 9.7% 7.4% 8.1%

Original soundtrack[edit]

Warm and Cozy:
Original Sound Track
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedJune 26, 2015
GenrePop, K-pop, soundtrack, R&B
LabelLOEN Entertainment
Bon Factory Worldwide
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Thank U"K.Will3:24
2."Butterfly"Ha-neul Hae, Kong Bo-kyung3:29
3."더 가까이" (A Little Closer)Hyolyn3:40
4."보이지 말아줘" (Please Don't Be Seen)Jubee (Sunny Hill)3:36
5."널 위한거야" (All for You)Son Seung-yeon4:09
6."Jeju Hands"Voiture 
7."라라 테마" (Lala Theme)Voiture 
8."Funning Guitar"Various Artists2:03
9."I Missing You"Various Artists 
10."In Deserted House"Various Artists 
11."Broken Heart"Various Artists 
12."Sea of Love"Various Artists 
13."Falling"Various Artists 

International broadcast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A saying in the Jeju dialect.
  2. ^ Ghim, Sora (25 March 2015). "Yoo Yeon Seok And Kang So Ra To Play The Leads Of New Drama". BNTNews. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  3. ^ Jo, Yeon-kyung (25 March 2015). "Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora Confirmed for Warm and Cozy". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 28 March 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  4. ^ Jin, Min-ji (11 May 2015). "Yoo, Kang sign on drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  5. ^ Ko, Hong-ju (14 April 2015). "Warm and Cozy Holds First Script Reading with Yoo Yeon Seok, Kang Sora, and More". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  6. ^ Lee, Ji-young (6 May 2015). "Warm and Cozy Unveils Four Official Posters with Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 9 May 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  7. ^ Ghim, Sora (22 April 2015). "Kang So Ra Reveals Her Real 'Work Life'". BNTNews. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  8. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (20 April 2015). "Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora Begin Filming Warm and Cozy at the Airport". enewsWorld. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  9. ^ Ghim, Sora (27 April 2015). "Yoo Yeon Seok And Kang So Ra Share 'Honey Gazes'". BNTNews. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  10. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (2 April 2015). "Exclusive: B1A4 Jin Young to Act in Warm and Cozy with Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 5 July 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  11. ^ a b Ghim, Sora (23 April 2015). "Kim Won Hyo And Shim Jin Hwa Make A Cameo On Agreeably Warm". BNTNews. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  12. ^ "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  13. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved 18 March 2015.

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