3 Reasons Why “Again My Life” Is Gaining More Popularity
“Again My Life” is a drama about a talented prosecutor who gets a second chance at justice after failing to bring down a powerful individual. Lee Joon Gi stars as Kim Hee Woo, a passionate prosecutor who was unjustly killed while investigating a corrupt politician but unexpectedly travels back 15 years into the past after getting a second chance at life. Kim Ji Eun stars as Kim Hee Ah, a genius and the youngest daughter of Cheonha Group’s CEO.
Here are three reasons why “Again My Life” is maintaining its position as one of the most popular dramas right now!
A new flavor of action
Unlike other revenge dramas, “Again My Life” does not inflict any type of emotional damage on viewers through frustrating moments. With the mission of eradicating corruption, prosecutor Kim Hee Woo does not hesitate to punish members of the National Assembly with twisted causes. The main character also has physical strength, intelligence, connections, and wealth, which adds a new kind of charm to the fantasy life-resetting drama concept.
During a press conference for the drama, Kim Ji Eun said, “You’ll feel refreshed and be able to watch the drama with ease.” The viewership ratings have only continued to increase with the first episode kicking off at 5.8 percent and the most recent episode scoring close to 10 percent according to Nielsen Korea.
An irreplaceable Lee Joon Gi as Kim Hee Woo
Lee Joon Gi has become irreplaceable with him flawlessly portraying Kim Hee Woo. He impressed viewers by portraying a university student in the beginning of the drama and also going on to portray a passionate prosecutor who does not compromise in the face of law and justice. Lee Joon Gi proved his ability to dive into different genres including romantic comedy and comedy.
Viewers were once again blown away with him in the fifth episode when he didn’t use a stunt double for the action scene in the billiard room. Lee Joon Gi also reached No. 1 on this week’s list of most buzzworthy cast members on Good Data Corporation’s weekly list of the dramas and cast members that generated the most buzz.
Incredible chemistry with everyone
“Team Lee Joon Gi” has captured everyone’s attention with their stellar chemistry. From his university days all the way to his first appointment as a prosecutor, viewers have been captivated by Lee Joon Gi’s chemistry with everyone he meets. Some of these people include Hee Woo’s mentor Woo Yong Soo (Lee Soon Jae), ally Kim Hee Ah (Kim Ji Eun), prosecutors Lee Min Soo (Jung Sang Hoon) and Kim Kyu Ri (Hong Bi Ra), reporter Kim Han Mi (Kim Jae Kyung), Hee Woo’s first disciple Park Sang Man (Ji Chan), lawyer Kang Min Seok (Lee Jae Woo), prosecutor Ji Sung Ho (Kim Young Jo), and investigator Oh Min Guk (Na In Kyu).
“Again My Life” airs every Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m. KST.
Catch up on the drama with subtitles below: