“W – Two Worlds”-The Kdrama that kept me awake

About the Drama :

thumbnailThe series focuses on the eponymous fictional webtoon entitled W, written and illustrated by its legendary author and illustrator Oh Seong-moo (Kim Eui-sung). W became famous in entire South Korea that even its version in print became a bestseller in the country.The storyline of the webtoon W starts with the younger years of its main character Kang Chul (Lee Jong-suk), a handsome and intelligent boy who is also skilled in shooting. He becomes famous in South Korea as he won a shooting competition during the 2004 Athens Olympics. But this fame gets ruined when his entire family was killed by an unknown Murderer, and he gets falsely accused of the crime. Another villain Han Cheol-ho (Park Won-sang) handles the case to gain political popularity, pronouncing in court to impose death penalty upon Kang Chul. Nevertheless, Kang Chul was deemed innocent of the crime. Depressed over losing his family, he attempts to commit suicide over the Han River but he stops himself and chooses to move on with his life. Ten years later, Kang Chul becomes a multimillionaire. cc0ec463da8c13568bd80e5e09f07a2e7146b00f_hqHe starts his “Project W” in his continuous efforts to catch the real culprit behind his family’s death; part of the project is his television broadcasting company dubbed “W,” after the initials of the interrogatives “who” and “why” (hence, the title of the webtoon). One night, he receives a suspicious phone call and gets severely injured by the same mysterious Murderer at the rooftop of his penthouse.

No. of episodes‎: ‎16 + 2 special episodes
Original release‎: ‎July 20 –; September 14, 2016
Original language(s)‎: ‎Korean
MY THOUGHTS 

PLOT

BrokenBlindAsiandamselfly-max-1mbIt was so fresh and unexpected! I loved the idea of webtoon coming to life(and they executed it perfectly), and Lee Jong-suk(who played Kang Chul)  was the perfect casting choice to play a cartoon character. Every episode had a lot of action, very unusual(in my opinion)to this kind of KDrama.I loved seeing the same scenes we just saw in “real life” ,to then seeing them in the webtoon,it was such a nice touch.  I liked it!

THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN OUR MAIN COUPLE

51e5796b920f2beb0a285f3f58d1485f9a659bf0_hqOur main couple Oh Yeon-Joo(played by Han Hyo-Joo) who is the daughter of the author of the webtoon “W”, and our main hero of the webtoon Kang Chul(played by Lee Jong-suk). The chemistry was there! Was it over the roof? No, but it was still there and that’s important!

HOW IT ENDS

*Mild spoilers*

5BXfKhWI expected much sadder Ending then we got, that shocked me(don’t know really why). For me the ending was satisfying, I really liked the last episode. To be very honest it felt a little rushed, but still good.

 

Totaly Recommend for you to check this Kdrama out 

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10 thoughts on ““W – Two Worlds”-The Kdrama that kept me awake

  1. When I first read the synopsis for this drama, honestly, it sounded a bit ridiculous to me. But, I quickly realized how wrong I was. This drama was so damn interesting and addicting. I really loved it, and was so invested in the story,

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