TvN‘s k-drama “Reply 1997″ awarded as the ‘most Social Media Buzz’ according to CoB (Consumer’s Content Consuming Behavior).
According to kdramastars, “Reply 1997″ beat out shows on mainstream networks such as KBS 2TV’s “Bridal Mask” (2nd) and SBS’s “Running Man” (3rd) for the first week of September (9/3~9/9). It was named as the show with the most social media buzz (mentions on SNS, blogs, cafés, and various internet communities).
The show experienced tremendous popularity in many different areas such as broadcasting networks, culture, fashion, and trend. This just goes to show how popular “Reply 1997″ has become. This drama will focused on the extreme fan culture that emerged in the 1990′s when idol groups took center stage and K-pop was blossoming.
It tells the story of 6 former high school friends from a school in Busan who meet again in 2012 and brings back memories to 1997 when they were still high school students. Moving back and forth between the ’90s and today, the story centers on the life of Sung Si Won (Jung Eun Ji), who idolizes boyband H.O.T. and her 5 high school friends.
Reply 1997 are starring A Pink’s Jung Eun Ji as Sung Si Won, Seo In Guk as Yoon Yoon Je, Shin So Yool as Mo Yoo Jeong, INFINITE’s Hoya as Kang Joon Hee, Eun Ji Won as Do Hak chan, and Lee Shi Un as Bang Sung Jae. This drama will reach the final episode, today at 11 PM KST with the title ”The Reason That First Love Never Succeeds“.
The fans seems very satisfied with this drama, like this one who leaving such as sweet comment, ‘tvN, I would like to say THANK YOU for creating a wonderful drama that is Reply 1997! Thank you for: -letting me experience the crazy KPOP scene of the 90’s, -the burst of nostalgia with Dance Revolution, beepers, Tamagochi, cassette tapes and disc players, -the bits of life lessons, it capture real life so well, -and for sharing the love story of Yoon Je and Shi Won. It’s not epic as Romeo and Juliet but it is sweet in its own way. You rock tvN! Continue doing awesome dramas! FIGHTING!’
Will the fans be pleased with the final episode?
What do you feel about the drama? or about the casts like A Pink’s Jung Eun Ji and INFINITE’s Hoya?.