The ‘Friendzoned’ Drama Trends: From ‘Two Outs in the Ninth Inning’, ‘Reply Series’, to ‘Fight for My Way’

KBS 2TV drama ‘Fight for My Way’ which is currently successfully topping the Monday-Tuesday slot is a romantic-comedy drama tells the story of a man and a woman who have been friends for more than 20 years and now began to grow a feeling of love for each other.

Moreover, the role of the male and the female character are played perfectly by Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won and successfully grabs the attention of the drama audiences.

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The theme of romance that started from friendship has been liked by the public from the past. Among them, there are MBC dramas ‘Two Outs in the Ninth Inning’ played by Soo Ae and Lee Jung Jin. Through the drama, Soo Ae managed to get the title as ‘queen of romantic comedy’.

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This drama features a love story of a man and a woman who once are friends then starts to live together, from the friendship began to grow the seeds of love. The thrilling chemistry that Soo Ae and Lee Jung Jin showed has captivated the drama audience.

‘Reply’ becomes one of the dramas that cannot be missed. This drama features a love story that originated from friendship, namely ‘Reply 1997’ by Jung Eun Ji and Seo In Guk, and ‘Reply 1988’ by Park Bo Gum and Hye Ri. It is also succeeded in winning the hearts of the drama audience.

What’s more, the characteristic of the ‘Reply’ series that until the end of the episode always confuses the audience about the husband’s identity at the end of the love story makes this drama series always successful in the market.

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Now, ‘Fight for My Way’ which also has a story about friendship which turns into love between a woman and a man also add to the love of the audience about the genre of drama like this.

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