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5 Korean Dramas That Use Flashbacks

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Plot that tells the plot Flash back usually often used in Korean dramas. But the scene Flash back What is shown is usually only a small part to support the story of the character in the present.

The following dramas actually use the plot Flash back as the main story concept. In early episodes, it is usually shown briefly in the present by leaving a puzzle behind. Then the story continues by showing the story Flash back.

Come on, see what Korean dramas use plots Flash back in the story. Makes me curious, you know!

1. Twenty-Five, Twenty-One (2022)

Twenty-Five, Twenty-One tells the story of the lives of Na Hee Do (Kim Tae Ri) and Back Yi Jin (Nam Joo Hyuk) who began to fall in love at the age of 21 and 25 years. Not only a romantic story, this drama also tells the story of friendship and the meaning of fighting for dreams.

In the first episode, it was told that Na Hee Do’s daughter in 2022 accidentally found her diary when she was 18 to 21 years old. The story begins with Flash back to 1998, where 18 year old Na Hee Do first met Back Yi Jin.

2. Reply Series (2012, 2013, 2015)

Who is a Korean drama fan who doesn’t know Shin Won Ho PD’s work? This drama which is very popular and loved by netizens consists of three seasonthat is Reply 1997, Reply 1994, and Reply 1988.

The three dramas tell Flash back life in that year as the title suggests, like 1997 reply which tells of life in 1997. Although the focus of the story is different, the three dramas have one thing in common, namely asking netizens to guess the main character’s future husband.

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3. Jirisan (2021)

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Drama slice tell the life of the rangers or ranger who works in Jiri National Park. The story focuses on the rescue of climbers who got lost on Mount Jiri by Kang Hyun Jo (Ju Ji Hoon) and Seo Yi Kang (Jun Ji Hyun).

However, this rescue action turned out to be just a Flash back in 2018. That year, an accident occurred which left Kang Hyun Jo in a coma. So that in 2020, Seo Yi Kang is determined to find the culprit that caused Hyun Jo to fall into a coma.

4. Youth Of May (2021)

At the beginning of the story, this drama shows the scene of finding a buried skull in 2021. The news says that the skull is one of the missing victims of the Gwangju rebellion. The question is, no one knows the identity of the skull.

The story immediately continues with Flash back to 1980, the year the Gwangju uprising began. This drama focuses on the relationship between Hwang Hee Tae (Lee Do Hyun) and Kim Myung Hee (Go Min Si) whose love story is hindered due to differences in social status and family background. So how will their story end?

5. The Last Empress (2018)

Same as Youth Of May, The Last Empress also shows the scene of the discovery of a corpse that has become a skull in the royal palace at the beginning of the story. On the skull was a jeweled necklace that only the empress of the empire had. The story flashes back to the previous year.

Oh Sunny (Jang Nara), a musical actress saves Emperor Lee Hyuk (Shin Seung Rok) from a threat. Because of that, Sunny was then married to Lee Hyuk and was appointed empress of the emperor. Unfortunately, life in the royal palace is not as beautiful as he imagined.

The story style is different from other dramas, the drama above has its own charm to captivate the audience. Which drama do you think is the most interesting?

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