The South Korean series “Work Later, Drink Now” is going to hit the screens soon enough with its first episode. All the social media platforms out there are buzzing with the news, and all the K-drama fans out there are all excited about it too. The thrill can be seen everywhere as it was one of the most awaited Korean drama series this year. The drama series features the genres of comedy and drama and is being awaited not only by Korean viewers but also the global ones.
The tvN show is anticipated by many and has been categorized 15+, which has increased its viewership base by many times. It is also known with other names like “Drunk City Women”, “Oh My Liqueur!”, “Oh My Lord!”, and “O Naui Junim”. The storyline of the drama features something really engaging, and that has ensured its consistency firmly.
We are here to tell you about the first episode of the drama series and to discuss all the details about the same. So, without taking any more of your time, let’s take a quick peek inside and figure out everything we have gathered up for you.
Work Later, Drink Now Episode 1: Release Date & Cast
Directed by Kim Jung Shik, the first episode of the show is going to air on October 22, 2021, at 8:30 PM. The show has a total of 12 episodes, and if the release schedule is followed without any interruption, then the final episode will air somewhere next year in the month of January. Each episode has a running duration of 40 minutes, and each and each new episode will air on Fridays.
The show has been adapted from a webtoon titled “Sooldo Girl” by Mi Kkang, and the screenwriting of the series has been done by Wi So-young. Produced by Bon Factory, the show will be originally distributed by TVING though you can catch up on the episodes with other streaming channels, too, like Viki and Viu.
The cast of the show has been one of the main attractions for the viewers out there. In the main role, we have Lee Sun-bin as Ahn So-hee, han Sun-Hwa playing the character of Han Ji-Yeon, Jeong Eun-Ji in the role of Kang Ji-goo, and Choi Si-won as Kang Book-goo.
In the supporting role, we have Han Ji-Hyo as Se Jin, and the special appearances and going to be made by Jung Eun-Pyo as Ahn So-hee’s father, Song Young-Jae as Taxi Driver, and Kim Ji-Seok.
All of them are popularly known for their acting career and have given many hit dramas before.
The plot of the show is pretty simple yet intriguing. It portrays the realistic workload scenario out there in society and in the offices. It is entertaining and informative at the same time, and once you start with the drama, you will be pretty well engaged inside with the characters and with the plot points.
In the show, we meet three single ladies in their early 30s who always get together after getting off their respective work and drink their stress together. Ahn So Hee is working as a broadcasting writer, Han Ji Yeon is in the profession of a yoga instructor, and Kang Ji Gu can be seen working as a YouTuber. Apart from these three amazing women, we meet Kang Buk Gu, who works as a PD of the TV variety show and loves hanging out and sharing drinks with the three ladies.
There aren’t many spoilers to give out, and as the episode is going to air tomorrow, we are not going to ruin the fun for you. The show’s plot is pretty simple, and maybe in the first episode, we will be briefly introduced to the main characters. All in all, it will be a fun ride to be with, and we can assure you that it will be one hell of a time for you. So, don’t miss out on the episodes, and stay tuned with us for further updates!