Highest Rated Kdrama: ‘The Midnight Romance in Hagwon’ Joins tvN’s Lineup

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Wi Ha Joon steps into the spotlight as the male lead alongside Jung Ryeo Won in tvN’s highest rated Kdrama, “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon,” which premiered on May 11th.

After mesmerising audiences in roles like the Front Man in “Squid Game” (2021) and leading a drug cartel in “The Worst of Evil” (2023), Wi Ha Joon’s diverse talents now take center stage in the romance genre. Opening its chapters of melodrama on Saturday, May 11, “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” debuted on tvN, the South Korean network known for recent hit releases like “Queen of Tears” and “Lovely Runner.”

Directed by Ahn Pan Seok, celebrated for his acclaimed works such as “Something in the Rain,” the drama features Jung Ryeo Won (known for “Wok of Love”) alongside Wi Ha Joon in a captivating romance melodrama, where their lives intertwine after a decade-long gap.

Supporting roles are deftly handled by Soo Jo Yeon, Kim Jong Tae, Kim Jung Young, Seo Jeong Yeon, Shin Joo Hyup, Yoon Bok In, Oh Man Seok, and others.

The Midnight Romance in Hagwon: Charming Viewers as the Highest Rated Kdrama

The plot of “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” has already garnered praise from viewers for its heartwarming nostalgic vibe. Fans have drawn comforting parallels with Ahn Pan Seok’s previous project, “Something in the Rain.” Additionally, the exploration of the South Korean education industry has resonated deeply with audiences, evoking memories of the sensational 2018 hit series “SKY Castle.”

Behind-the-scenes footage provides a sneak peek into the cast’s commitment, with Jung Ryeo Won fully embracing her role as a teacher and Wi Ha Joon exuding the confidence of his character. Their on-screen chemistry effortlessly extends off-screen, intensifying the excitement surrounding the release of the highest rated Kdrama.

As the series progresses, viewers can expect a realistic and compelling storyline, with Jung Ryeo Won teasing that the drama will exceed expectations. With each episode promising to be more captivating than the last, “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” is set to captivate audiences and become the highest rated Kdrama of the season.