With a story of realistic situation where ordinary characters with nothing special living together in one house, ‘Because This Is My First Life’ reminds us of ‘Another Oh Hae Young’.
On the 9th, tvN ‘s Monday-Tuesday drama ‘Because This Is My First Life’ episode 1, depicted Nam Se Hee (Lee Min Ki) and Yoon Ji Ho (Jung So Min) who live together. Both did not know that they would live in the same place but already kissed each other.
Yoo Jin Ho works as an assistant writer. After learning that her biological brother was married and waiting for the birth of his child, she decided to become independent and leave her house. But she only had deposits of 3,000,000 won and it was hard to find a decent place to live. Yang Ho Rang (Kim Ga Eun) introduced her to Nam Se Hee who needs a house mate.
Because of Nam Se Hee’s name, Yang Ho Rang thought he is a woman and introduced him to Yoon Ji Ho. Likewise, Nam Se Hee also thought Yoon Ji Ho is male. Without knowing their respective identities, Nam Se Hee and Yoon Ji Ho were familiarly talking about football, even Nam Se Hee entertained the heartbroken Yoon Ji Ho for being friendzoned by a guy. Yoon Ji Ho thought maybe she would not meet again with Nam Se Hee and kissed him.
If living alone without the presence of his parents, we will be very sympathetic with Yoo Ji Ho’s life. To live in a house under the sky of Seoul, much more is needed than we can imagine. It is also realistic, some people have difficulty about the neighborhood, as described in the drama.
Nam Se Hee still has to pay the bills for his house jut like everyone else. Many are also looking for housemates to reduce the burden of monthly fees. The same condition is shown by JTBC drama ‘Age of Youth’. A romance will appear in ‘Because This Is My First Life’ based on the current reality.
Many similarities can be found between ‘Because This Is My First Life’ with the drama ‘Another Oh Hae Young’. The drama also tells about the life of a 30-year-old woman named Oh Hae Young (Seo Hyun Jin) who received viewers’ symphaty. Oh Hae Young and Park Do Kyung (Eric) intentionally have to live together and their romance starts from there.
‘Another Oh Hae Young’ got the best rating of 10% and created another syndrome for dramas. The right combination of sympathy and story about living together and adding fantasy elements maje ‘Because This Is My First Life’ and ‘Oh Hae Young’ favored by the audience.