On March 13, viewership ratings for tvN’s “Twenty Five, Twenty One” returned to the show’s all-time high from the previous week. According to Nielsen Korea, the most recent episode of the drama received an average nationwide rating of 10.9 percent, matching its high from last Sunday and placing first in its time slot throughout all cable channels, All Kpop posted.
When you’re looking forward to new episodes of “Twenty Five, Twenty One,” every weekend seems too long. The coming-of-age youth drama starring Kim Tae Ri, Nam Joo Hyuk, and WJSN’s Bona is guiding us numerous lessons about sportsmanship, growing up, and reaching your dreams, bringing a smile to our faces with each episode.
But what about the remaining five days? So, according to Soompi, to keep you entertained while you wait for the following weekend episode, here are seven recommended dramas to keep you feeling energized and inspired, according to Soompi.
Age of Youth
The characters in “Age of Youth” are not in high school; instead, this coming-of-age series portrays topics like friendship and uniqueness, and it’s a joy to watch each character as they enter their early twenties.
“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo,” which also starred Nam Joo Hyuk, is still considered one of the most iconic K-dramas of all time. The series, which is centered on students at a sports university, delves into issues specific to different sports. It does an excellent job of exploring friendship and sportsmanship amid a tense, competitive environment.
Despite the fact that “School 2017” focuses on high school students attempting to explore a competitive school environment. Ra Eun Ho (Kim Sejeong), the main character, is an ambitious young webtoon artist who wants to attend an arts university notwithstanding her poor grades.
“Start-Up” is an uplifting story about young entrepreneurs hoping to launch successful businesses. The lead characters face numerous setbacks along the way, but they learn to rely on and trust one another as they pursue their dreams.
This genuinely inspirational drama, like “Twenty Five, Twenty One,” follows an athlete’s journey to greatness. Go Dong Man, played by Park Seo Joon, is a former taekwondo champion who quit after a traumatic incident.
“Girls’ Generation 1979,” another throwback, stars none other than WJSN’s Bona in this retro high school drama. Instead, the plot follows a group of teenagers navigating first loves and petty rivalries, eventually learning the true meaning of friendship. Its nostalgic late 1970s setting adds another layer of warmth and nostalgia for a bygone era.
“Extraordinary You” is a fantasy series in which characters from a comic book world become self-aware and try to rewrite their destinies.