Nevertheless is one of the most anticipated Korean dramas to be released in 2021 and for good reasons. It stars Han So-hee, who made her mark in World of the Married—the highest-rated Korean drama in cable TV history—and Song Kang, the unofficial “son of Netflix” who's booked and busy—Nevertheless being his third drama just this year.
Nevertheless tells the story of a blossoming romance between two art classmates, Yu Na-bi (Han), who’s pessimistic about love but wants to date and Park Jae-eon (Song), who enjoys flirting but thinks dating is bothersome. Despite the two’s different viewpoints of love and dating, they begin a friends-with-benefits relationship that changes both their lives.
Here are the reasons why you should the watch series. Warning: you might fall in love with it.
1. It's based on a popular webtoon story
In recent years, Korean dramas are adapting more from popular webtoons and for good reasons: it has a solid fanbase that would love to see the story come to life. Nevertheless is also based on a popular webtoon of the same name. Producing director Kim Ga-ram and Han So-hee are both fans of the original material with Kim saying that when she first read the webtoon, she really wanted to make it a live-action series to convey the realistic message about love and relationships.
For those that have read the webtoon, you’d have to watch the series to find out how it compares. Or if you’ve yet to read the webtoon, watching the drama might encourage it to pick it up.
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