Finally, one of the anticipated Korean drama of 2021, Jirisan Episode 1, is releasing this weekend! The drama has become the center of attention since its release new. Mainly fans having high expectations from the chaotic duo Seo Yi Kang and Kang Hyun Ju, aka Jun Ji Hyun and Ju Ji Hoon. Various trailers and teasers have showcased beautiful chemistry between the leads. Not to mention the pair will work together with Oh Jung Se and Jo Han Chul. Their teamwork seems the highlight of Jirisan kdrama. Besides the cast, the mystery-thriller storyline drawing viewers’ attention.
The South Korean drama Jirisan is written by Kim Eun Hee and directed by Lee Eung Bok. It will be a thrilling ride that will take viewers through various unexplored and hidden regions of Mountain Jiri. It narrates the story of the rangers and the visitors of the mountain. Jirisan is a border between this life and the next, a line between life and death where rangers dive in to rescue people while fighting against uncontrollable floods, burning wildfire, and bone-chilling snow. If you enjoy thriller-action drama with a perfect touch of suspense, Jirisan is your type of kdrama to watch.
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Jirisan kdrama is set against the backdrop of the second tallest mountain. It follows the story of rangers and other employees working at the Jirisan National Park as they climb through unexplored and mysterious parts of the mountain to rescue the lost hikers and survivors. The drama depicts the tale of Jiri Mountain and its visitors, where some come to kill while the others end their lives. It will show how a mysterious ability of a rookie ranger, who visions death occurring at the mountain, changes the whole trail of the event and the lives of the rangers.
What To Expect In Ep 1 Of Jirisan
The first episode will be more of a character opening. It will show all the characters and some background stories. Mainly it will reveal Seo Yi Kang and Kang Hyun Ju’s life before they become rangers. The other rangers will also be introduced. Since it’s 16 episode drama, the storyline will begin here as some mysterious deaths may occur. In short, Episode 1 of Jirisan will be light-hearted with fun-loving characters introduction yet will show a glimpse of what the drama has in store for viewers.
Jirisan Episode 1 Release Date
Jirisan Episode 1 will be released on 23 October 2021 at 9 pm KST on the tvN network. Finally, Mountain Jiri Korean drama will premiere on the screen to blow viewers with its mystery-thriller. The kdrama is scheduled for 16 episodes. If no changes happen to the episode schedule, it will conclude on 12 December 2021. Viewers are looking forward to watching the bickering duo Seo Yi Kang and Kang Hyun Jo. Every new episode of Jirisan drama will drop on Saturday and Sunday. Each episode will be broadcasted for one hour and fifteen minutes duration.
Watch Mountain Jiri Korean Drama Ep 1 Online- Streaming Details
Domestic viewers can watch Jirisan Korean drama Episode 1 on the tvN channel at 9 pm KST. It will also be streaming on TVING, an online platform available only in South Korea. As for international fans, Jirisan or Mountain Jiri will be available on Viki and iQIYI with English Subtitles. Both websites have mobile applications for better and easy access.
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Jirisan Kdrama Cast- Meet The Characters
From the several preview and trailers, various characters, including main leads, have already been introduced. Many fans are looking forward to seeing the chaotic on-screen chemistry between Jun Ji Hyun and Ju Ji Hoon. Jirisan kdrama cast Jun Ji Hyun as Seo Yi Kang and Ju Ji Hoon as Kang Hyun Joo as main leads. The supporting cast members include Sung Dong Il as Jo Dae Ji, Oh Jung Se as Jung Goo Yong, Jo Han Chul as Park Il Hae, Joo Min Kyung as Lee Yang Sun, Go Min Si as Lee Da Won, etc. We will also see Lee Ga Sub, Joo Jin Mo, Kim Goo Hee, Kim Young Ok, Jeon Seok Ho, Han Dong Ho, Yoon Ji On, and Son Seok Koo.
- Seo Yi Kang – She is one of the top rangers and is well known as ‘Mountain Ghost God’ and ‘Devil Seo’. Like her nicknames, Yi Kang navigates the tracks of the mysterious mount Jiri like the back of her hand. Her vast experience helps her find lost hikers based on just a single leaf or blade of grass. It seems despite her ability, Yi Kang wants to leave this dreadful mountain but only staying due to her grandmother. However, things begin to change after meeting her new partner, a rookie ranger Kang Hyun Ju.
- Kang Hyun Jo – He is a military graduated and was once rose to captain rank. However, deep inside, he harbors secrets that cannot be shared with anyone. He gets a mysterious ability as he visions the deaths occurring on Jiri Mountain after a deadly incident. Hyun Jo takes it as if the mountain is calling him. Thus, he becomes a ranger, teaming up with the best ranger Seo Yi Kang.
- Jo Dae Jin – He is the branch office head of the park and most of his life gone working as a park ranger. He carries a strong sense of duty for his job and is honest to the people. Despite it, he failed to be there for his family when they needed him most. Eventually, his family leaves him. Jiri Mountain becomes his second family, his second home, and everything. Therefore, he decides to dedicate his further life to the mountain saving many lives and hold responsibility for his subordinates.
- Jung Goo Young – He lives with the motto that he should take care of himself first before he can take care of others. Goo Young is more of a realistic ranger. Therefore, he does all work on time, disappears before he’s dismissed, and even takes all his vacation days. No matter how people see him, behind every facade, Goo Young holds a pure heart with deep camaraderie with the other rangers.
- Park Il Hae – He is the leader of the ranger team. He carries a heart that remembers all the lives they fail to save. Il Hae is another gentle soul who holds his burden with a beautiful smile on his face.
With such an excellent cast and super thriller plot, the upcoming Korean drama Jirisan will bring viewers on a crazy, thrilling rollercoaster ride. Only a few days have left. Mark the date and do not forget to watch Jirisan Episode 1 on 23 October. While waiting, check out various teasers and the highlight of Korean drama Jirisan.
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