It has almost been a week, since Netflix released its brand new thriller ‘My Name’. A new revenge story starring actors like Han So Hee, Ahn Bo Hyun, and Park Hee Soon in the lead. The show has been getting mixed reactions from fans. With some calling the show a usuall cliché, some love the story and the performances the actors have given. As all the episodes were already out at once, a lot of viewers had already binged the show in a day or two. Considering there were only eight episodes. The ending of ‘My Name’ has left fans emotional after various action-packed sequels.
As the ending of ‘My Name’ approaches, we see Yoon Ji Woo, who was once known as Oh Hye Jin back to her normal life. Going through the cemetery to visit her parents’ graves. Stopping by the grave of Pil Do, the man she fell in love with during the hard times. Throughout her career as a police officer, Ji Woo has been through a lot. From changing her identity to taking revenge from her father’s killer. And losing every one she could’ve called her family. Here is how the story of Yoon Ji Woo began.
‘My Name’: How Did It All Begin?
As news of her father being a gangster spread throughout town, life became hell for Ji Woo. Or, as she thought, because that was just the beginning. Even on her birthday she was being harassed and followed by the police and her school. As she got bullied in school and had nobody to talk to. Her teacher called her up to tell her that she’s being transferred because students don’t feel comfortable with her. Getting into one big fight with her bully, Ji Woo stands up for herself and drops out of school. With no sign of where her father is, she sits at home alone, sick of everything.
While her father decides to finally call her to wish her on her birthday and ask if she got the gift. She screams at her father for making her life hell and tells him to forget her. Not wanting to see her daughter crying, Dong Hoon drives back home. But as he’s banging on the door for Ji Woo to open. A man in black appears in the hallway and shots Dong Hoon multiple times and leaves. Opening the door, Ji Woo holds her father drenched in blood, as the soul leaves his body. She thinks about the time they spent together.
‘My Name’ Ending: The Rise Of Oh Hye Jin
Alone at her father’s funeral service, when she’s not expecting anyone. Arrives people from ‘Dongcheonpa’, along with their head Choi Mu Jin, who claimed her father was a loyal friend and a brother to him. Swearing on her own life, she is determined to catch the murderer. As the police close her father’s case on the basis of lack of evidence. She goes to Moo Jin, begging him to find the murderer. But he too, tells her that it isn’t easy to kill people. But later on takes her under his wing, sending her to train along with his men.
Being the only girl in the gym, Ji Woo goes through a lot of sexism, harassment, and even almost getting raped. But keeps on training with no intention to leave. Beating up all the men in the ring fight. But as Kang Jae, the man, she fought in the ring and won, attacks her in her room. Moo Jin sees no other option but to let Kang Jae go and give a new identity to Ji Woo. Telling everyone that Kang Jae killed Ji Woo, he gives her a new identity and tells her to live as Oh Hye Jin. And makes her a part of the gang, making her swear on life, no matter where she goes, always to protect ‘Dongcheonpa’.
Fast Forward In Future: Getting Closer To The Ending of ‘My Name’
Years later, Oh Hye Jin is thriving. Still looking for the murderer of her father; Hye Jin is now a police officer. As told by Moo Jin, a police officer was the one who killed her father, so now she is in between them, looking for the one. Along with being a cop, she still remains a member of Dongcheon and Mu-jin’s informant. On one of her raids to find a killer, she crosses paths with officer Jeon Pil Do from the narcotics department. Although their first meeting wasn’t really a remarkable one, once getting under the same department, their chemistry becomes unmatchable. As she goes on to join the narcotics department, she meets her head officer, Cha Gi Ho. A face she remembers from the next day of her father’s murder, who came looking for her.
The New Mission: The Dongcheon Drug Ring
Pil Do and Hey Jin are put on the same team to bust the drug ring of Dongcheon. Especially, a new drug facility started by Moo Jin. As the investigation goes on, the truth begins to unravel. Starting with Kang Jae, who was thought to have been killed by Mu Jin for attacking Ji Woo, was very much alive. In fact, he was planning to take revenge from both Moo Jin and Ji Woo for ruining his life at the gang. While the police are investigating at one side, Kang Jae is acting on his revenge plan. Sending his men to Moo Jin’s gym to attack his men. As Ji Woo gets to know about Kang Jae being alive, and wanting to take revenge. She comes face to face with him. As her real identity is about to come out in front of Pil Do, Moo Jin comes to rescue her.
‘My Name’ Ending: The Real Killer
Getting away from Kang Jae and his mess, Ji Woo gets back in to the case with her team. There she crosses paths with Sergeant Cho again. Sergeant Cho was the officer in charge of her father’s case years ago. He is also the one wanting to catch Moo Jin, telling everyone that Moo Jin is the one who killed Dong Hoon. As Ji Woo gets to know that the person she had been looking for all those years was the one beside her. She charges at Moo Jin at the very first chance she gets. But he threatens to reveal her real identity to police officers. When alone, she receives a package from Kang Jae. A photo of her father as a police officer.
Looking for more answers, she asks Moo Jin. Who tells her that her father was actually a police officer, named Joon Su. . He was acting as a gangster and was sent to Dongcheon to bust the drug ring. But since he switched sides and became a part of the gang, Gi Ho killed him. Raging with anger, she goes on to kill Gi Ho, but gets to know that Mu Jin has already attacked hi before her. As she asks about her father, she gets to know that he was an honest cop until the end. And that Mu Jin was the one who killed her. Giving her all the evidence, manipulating her for his own good.
Moo Jin’s Manipulation
Knowing he can control Ji Woo through her anger for his own good, he doesn’t try to fight it when police arrest him. In spite of taking her revenge, Ji Woo manipulates the evidence, setting Moo Jin free. While everybody at the narcotics team gets to know that Oh Hye Jin is Yoon Ji Woo, Joon Su’s daughter. While Pil Do and Ji Woo start getting closer, they have their own moments. Making her trust him, he tells her to arrest Moo Jin and go by the law. But Moo Jin goes on to play his game and kills Pil Do, making Ji Woo go crazy in the fire of revenge. Getting into a knife fight with him.
As the ending of ‘My Name’ approaches, Ji Woo has no power left in her body. Gathering all her will one last time. She turns Moo Jin’s knife into his gut. As he tries to fire the gun at her, he realizes that all the bullets are gone. Stabbing him one last time directly on his chest, Ji Woo looks at Moo Jin, the killer of her father, bleeding to death.