Everything you cherished about the hit 2017 K-drama Strong Woman Do Bong Soon is making a triumphant return—with a new face! Strong Girl Namsoon picks up where its predecessor left off but shifts the spotlight to Bong-soon’s cousin, Nam-soon. A spunky, independent force of nature, Nam-soon is far from your typical damsel in distress. Let’s delve into what to expect from this upcoming sequel that promises to rekindle the magic.
Release Date Details
Mark your calendars—Strong Girl Namsoon is set to grace your screens on October 7, 2023, airing weekends at 10:30 pm KST. While the episode count is yet to be confirmed, expect around 16 gripping episodes, staying true to K-drama tradition. Keep an eye out for updates about its international streaming availability on platforms like Viki and Netflix.
What’s the Buzz About the Plot?
In a serendipitous mix of fate and action, Strong Girl Namsoon centers on Nam-soon’s journey to rediscover her family roots while getting entangled in a dangerous criminal investigation. Gifted with the same hereditary super-strength that runs in her family, Nam-soon leaves her past life in Mongolia to find her estranged mother and pursue her dream job as a game designer in Korea.
Her mother, Hwang Geum-joo, is not just a wealthy entrepreneur but a justice warrior who has relentlessly searched for her daughter. Their family dynamic also includes Nam-soon’s spirited grandma, Gil Joong-gan, a local legend. Add a touch of romance to this action-packed drama, as Nam-soon finds herself attracted to Kang Hee-sik, a charming detective on a mission to dismantle a drug cartel.
Who’s Who in the Cast?
Fans of the original series will be thrilled to know that Park Hyung-sik and Park Bo-young are set for a much-anticipated cameo. Here’s the star-studded cast ready to steal your hearts:
- Lee Yoo-mi as Gang Nam-soon
- Kim Jung-eun as Hwang Geum-joo
- Kim Hae-sook as Gil Joong-gan
- Ong Seong-wu as Kang Hee-sik
- Byeon Woo-seok as Ryu Shi-o
- Lee Seung-joon as Gang Bong-go
- Jung Bo-suk as Seo Joon-hee
JTBC didn’t keep fans waiting long—dropping an electrifying teaser on September 6 and unveiling the official poster a day earlier. If you haven’t caught the teaser yet, be sure to check it out.
In summary, Strong Girl Namsoon promises a delightful blend of romance, mystery, and action, building on the legacy of its predecessor while carving out its unique narrative space. One thing is for sure; your weekends are about to get a whole lot more exciting.