“Love Alarm” was first planned to broadcast in 2018 but it was changed to 2019 with the other dramas of 2019 based on webtoon. This drama is already in the center of attention of many Korean and international fans. It is a comedy fantasy romance school drama with a love triangle.
Kim SoHyun -the lead actress- is back, she starred in dramas such as “Who Are You: School 2015” (2015), “Ruler: The Owner of the Mask” (2017), and “Radio Romance” (2018). She is a well-loved Hallyu actress.
The main male actors are following. Song Kang is a rookie actor, he acted in dramas such as “The Liar and His Lover” (2017). Jung GaRam acted in dramas such as “The Heirs” (2013) and “Mistress” (2018).
Here is more information. You can also check the cast that Korean wished for the remake.
Love Alarm (2018)
Title: Love Alarm/johahamyeon ullineun/좋아하면 울리는
Director: Lee NaJung
Writer: Lee AhYeon, Seo BoRa based on the webtoon by Cheon KyeYeong
Network: Netflix Original
Runtime: From Aug. 22
# of Episodes: 8
“Love Alarm” is about people who want to know their true heart in a society where people use an app to find out who likes them. To be precise, the app is telling people who like them in the 10 meters around.
Kim SoHyun as JoJo
JoJo lost her parents, she lives at her aunt house that has a convenience store. She is living a hard and busy daily life. One day suddenly, the “love alarm” rang for her and SunOh.
Song Kang as SunOh
SunOh grew up from a mother that does not care about him and a strict father. On the outside, he looks cold and rough but his heart is warm (a tsundere).
When he transfers to his new high school, he attracts the attention of the students because he is a model and his father is a famous actor.
Anyone that comes closer than 10m from him will make his “love alarm” ring [meaning that he is loved by everyone]. However, he makes only one’s person “love alarm” ring and that is JoJo.
Jung GaRam as HeeYoung
HeeYoung is kind and studies well. He does not have a father but he received a lot of love from his mother.
He is friend with SunOh for 12 years and started to have a one-sided love for JoJo. He does not show his feelings for her in front of his friend. Seeing that SunOh was being direct in his feelings for JoJo, he can only conceal his feelings for her.
Poster & Teaser
Here are the first posters.
Here is the first teaser.
The webtoon is very popular. You can have look at it here.
Ahn HyoSeop declined the role.