“If we are destined to be together again, be happy to know you’ll be getting the real me, not some blubbering half me.” ― Jerry Spinelli
It seems that reunions are the new trend of this spring in the world of korean dramas. Lovers have been separated for 12-15 years but, by coincidence or not, they meet again and realize that their love is stronger than ever: is it a clisee, is it a fresh theme? Is the first love the only true love you will live in a lifetime? Let’s see what these new dramas have to show us:
Dong-Suk (Lee Seo-Jin) grew up as a smart young boy, but came from a poor family background. He is now a successful prosecutor and comes back to his hometown for the first time in 14 years. There, he happens to meet his first love Hae-Won (Kim Hee-Seon) and falls in love with her all over again.
Park Dong-Joo and Yoon Soo-Wan were each other’s first love. They separated due to sad family histories. They meet again 12 years later.
Wild chives and Soybean soup
This drama will depict humorous clashes between two families of a high school couple who become pregnant after a mischievous World Cup night in 2002 and are forced to marry but break up due to opposition from their families. They go separate ways and the girl goes so far as to change her name and face to live a completely different life. Then the couple reunite twelve years later and get entangled in each other’s lives all over again.
Drana Special- Why I’m getting married
A woman who is about to get married with her long term boyfriend, reunites with a lover from the past.
If you don’t like to watch currently airing dramas here is a list with a few completed dramas which used this theme too: