“True Beauty” is a TvN’s webtoon based drama that has become trending hot topic recently. The main storyline involves a girl named Lim Ju Gyeong (Moon Ga Young) who gets picked on at school due to her looks. She discovered makeup as a tool to improve her appearance and brings her back to confidence. Eventually, Lee Su Ho (Cha Eun Woo) and Han Seo Jun (Hwang In Yeob) develop feelings toward Ju Gyeong along the storyline.
5 Reasons Why You Should Watch "True Beauty"
1. Moon Ga-Young
You will definitely fall in love with her inside and outside the drama. She is beautiful, fluent in German and positive in real life.
With her mature and emotive acting in True Beauty, many girls actually feel relatable and engaged with the story.
Guess what? She and Kim Seon Hoo were co-star since Welcome to Waikiki 2 and Find Me in your Memory. For those who interested can look up these dramas to watch.
2. The love-hate relationship between Su Ho and Seo Jun
By being the top two visuals at Saebom High School, Lee Su Ho and Han Seo Jun are charming in their own way. Su Ho is cold at first, but starting to show different side of him after he opened up to Ju Gyeong. In contrast, Seo Jun is outgoing and able to socialise well , he treats Ju Gyeong with a warm heart despite his bad boy look. They fight, makeup and care about each other.
For k-drama fans who always have a second lead syndrome, it is definitely a hard time picking Team Su Ho or Team Seo Jun!
3. The humorous element
"True Beauty" is a romantic comedy, so it is understandable that having funny scenes naturally.
The super cute and funny moment which ready to steal the scene and heart from the viewers:
-Top 1 - Okey-Dokey Scene
Han Seo Jun dancing to Zico's Okey Dokey with his leopard print boxer and abs on display.
4. The friendship
The highschool student Ju Gyeong who received constant bullying from her old school just wanting for some acceptance and genuine friendship. Soo Jin (Park Yoo Na) and Sua (Kang Min Ah) literally light up her world after transferring to new school. They form a trio who support each other and share laughter, although this doesn't last long as Soo Jin get blinded with love towards Su Ho. Not only female friendship, but the another boys trio - Su Ho, Seo Jun and Se Yeon are close friends who share music interest and dream as well as friendship bracelet.
5. The value
The storyline of this drama is far more than comedy and romance, a huge part of it is about growth and self-confidence. The character- Ju Gyeong grow to regain her self-confidence while discovering the real meaning of true beauty. This is a common trend in Korea and also worldwide which over focused on physical appearance to pursue beauty. This drama educates and encourages the viewers to not ignore self-love and able to live for yourself.
True Beauty premiered on tvN last December 9, 2020 with new episodes every Wednesday and Thursday. Stay tuned and see if there is a plot twist!