WELCOME TO WAIKIKI: FULLSTORY, TRAILER, VIDEO, CAST
Welcome to Waikiki (Korean: 으라차차 와이키키; RR: Eurachacha Waikiki) is a 2018 youth South Korean television series starring Kim Jung-hyun, Lee Yi-kyung, and Son Seung-won.
DIRECTOR – Lee Chang-min
WRITTEN BY – Kim Ki-ho
EPISODES – 20
GENRE – Comedy
RELEASE DATE – Feb 5 –April 17, 2018
LANGUAGE – Korea
COUNTRY – South Korea
NETWORK – JTBC
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The story revolves around the Guesthouse named ‘Waikiki’ in Itaewon South Korea where many foreigners come to stay, where also Four people Kang Dong Goo, Lee Joon Ki, Bong Doo Sik and Kang Seo Jin having different dreams lives together hoping to achieve their dreams.
Kim Jung Hyun (Kang Dong Goo) is an aspiring film director and the CEO of Waikiki Guesthouse.Lee Joon Ki (Lee Yi Kyung) an aspiring actor who refuses to bank on his father’s name to make it in the business.
Bong Doo Sik (Son Seung – Won) an aspiring writer stuck doing freelance work and Ko Won Hee (Kang Seo Jin) a younger sister to Dong Goo an aspiring Journalist who has been rejected by different companies.
One day while Kang Dong Goo was cleaning the guesthouse he saw a baby (Sol) in one of the rooms. After discovering and learning of the plight of Sol’ mother Jung In Sun (Han Yoo Na) who is a single mother, they decided to let her stay with them and work as a helper for the guesthouse.
- Kim Jung-hyun as Kang Dong-gu
A short-tempered young man that resembles an “icon of misfortune” who dreams of becoming a movie director. Picking himself up after a painful breakup, he starts working again. He falls for Yoon-ah.
- Lee Yi-kyung as Lee Joon-ki
The son of an A-list actor who wants to follow the footsteps of his father but is stuck in minor roles. He is very determined to make it on his own and would go to great lengths in order to land better roles. He is allergic to walnut. He eventually sees Seo-jin as a woman.
- Son Seung-won as Bong Doo-sik
A kind-hearted but timid freelance writer who barely receives work. He currently works in a convenience store and whiles his time away writing a web story.
- Jung In-sun as Han Yoon-ah
A single mother who ends up staying in the guesthouse with her daughter Sol in exchange for helping out. She makes the other residents uncomfortable with her quirky behavior and is prone to forgetting things and causing accidents. She initially wanted to be a rapper but later on studied in earnest to be a pastry chef. Afraid of trusting men again, she eventually agrees to be Dong-gu’s girlfriend.
- Ko Won-hee as Kang Seo-jin
Dong-gu’s sister who wants to be a journalist but had difficulty landing a job. Joon-ki calls her Chewbacca, later on shortened to Bacca. Her facial hair is a source of embarrassment and she has to shave it regularly. She falls for and starts a relationship with Joon-ki in but hides it from her disapproving brother.
- Lee Joo-woo as Min Soo-ah
Dong-gu’s ex-girlfriend, a famous model, who suddenly broke up with him. She ends up staying in the guesthouse when her new boyfriend ran away with all her money. She tries to make a comeback with Doo-sik’s help.
- Kang Kyung-joon as Song Hyun-joon (Ep. 9–16)
Pastry chef, owner of bakery, instructor in Yoon-ah’s school. In love with Yoon-ah.
- Lee Jung-hyuk as Kim Woo-sung
- Ryu Hye-rin as Jin-joo
- Lee Ji-ha as Ji-soo’s mother
- Kim Ji-sung as Ah-young
An interesting drama
I Haven't seen the season 1 but I'm interested and will like to binge watch soon. Thanks for sharing