6 Must Watch Kim Se-jeong K-Dramas Of All Time

Well, If you are watching “Today’s Webtoon” or you are an addictive fan of the well-known drama “Business Proposal”, it stars a great actor Kim Se-Jeong, her presence itself makes many of us watch the drama.

Kim Se-Jeong mononymously known as Sejeong is a South Korean singer and actress. She finished second in Mnet’s girl group survival show Produce 101, becoming a member of the project girl group I.O.I. She was also a member of Jellyfish Entertainment‘s girl group Gugudan.

She is currently active as a solo artist and actress. Nominated and won many awards, this singer has become a buzz in the entertainment world winning many hearts with her cheerful acting. Here are a few dramas that star Kim Se-Jeong and are time worthy to watch leaving behind great memories. 

1. Today’s Webtoon (2022)

A manga fan will know this is a show for him/her. This series is a remake of a Japanese drama which is based on a manga series “Junhan Shuttai”.This story revolves around a young girl On Ma-Eum, who used to be a judo athlete but due to an injury, her carrier in judo ended.

Going through many ups and downs, she landed her first job in a Webtoon editorial department where she had a difficult time adjusting to her work and the people.Goo Jun-yeong and Seok jin-hyung, her coworkers help her to adjust to the new atmosphere. Struggling to adapt to her new life, will she be able to turn her dream into reality? 

Cast –

Kim Se-jeong as On Ma-eum
Choi Daniel as Seok Ji-hyung
Nam Yoon-su as Goo Jun-yeong

No. Of Episodes – 16 

Watch On – Viki 

2. Business Proposal (2022)

What can I say about this drama? An attractive romcom with a great storyline starring Kim Se-Jeong as Shin Ha-ri and Ahn Hyo-Seop as Kang Tae-Mu.This series is adapted from the web novel “The office blind date “ and is similar to the well-known K-drama “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim”.

Shin Ha-ri working as an employee in a company had a long-time crush on her close friend who is a great chef but she learns he has a girlfriend. She gets entangled with Kang Tae-Mu, when her best friend Jin Young Seo daughter of the chaebol family, asks her to take her place on a blind date offering her some money.

She accepts the offer and goes out on a blind date as Jin Young-Seo while having the intention to get rejected by her date. When she sees her blind date, she is dumbfounded seeing Kang Tae-Mu as her blind date. He is the CEO of the company where she works. Watch this sweet romcom and chill out. 

Cast –

Ahn Hyo-seop as Kang Tae-moo
Kim Se-jeong as Shin Ha-ri
Kim Min-kyu as Cha Sung-hoon
Seol In-ah as Jin Young-seo

No. Of Episodes – 12 

Watch On – Netflix

3. School 2017 (2017)

As a school series fan, you should definitely watch this series. It’s a part of well-known school series. This is the first series I myself watched of Kim Se-jeong. And the way she played her role, made me fall for her. This series revolves around 18 – year old high school students who have to face a lot but they manage to overcome difficult situations.

Ra Eun-Ho (Kim Se-Jeong) is a poor and average student, struggling to survive in a school where they discriminate between students based on their performance and wealth. Hyun Tae-woon, one of her classmate who is the son of the school director had a curious past. When Ra Eun-Ho is framed for causing trouble in a school with a tag of Student X, all of her dreams are put at risk. Hyun Tae-woon helps her to clear her name, they become closer to each other. What will happen to them, to know watch must. 

Cast –

Kim Jung-hyun as Hyun Tae-woon
Kim Se-jeong as Ra Eun-ho
Jang Dong-yoon as Song Dae-hwi
Han Joo-wan as Shim Kang-myung

No. Of Episodes – 16 

Watch On – Netflix

4. The Uncanny Counter (2021)

Based on the Daum webtoon Amazing Rumor by Jang Yi, this series revolves around demon-hunters known as counters who catch evil spirits. These counters are humans who are trapped in a coma, giving them a second chance to live.

A group of 5 counters, So Mun , Do Ha-na, Go Ma-Tak, Chu Mae-ok, and the eldest Choi Jang-Mool. So Mun is the youngest counter whose special ability is his physical strength. Do Ha-na played by Kim Se-jeong can sense evil spirits from hundreds of kilometers away. When she touches someone, she can read their memories. They all work in a noodle shop.

Some mysterious and evil things happen to them, but they manage to overcome all circumstances making them curious to watch more. The ending though has left viewers in mystery, expecting season 2. It had been revealed that there will be a season 2 and the filming is going on. Watch this season while waiting for season 2. 

Cast –

Jo Byung-gyu as So Mun
Kim Se-jeong as Do Ha-na
Yoo Jun-sang as Ga Mo-tak
Yeom Hye-ran as Choo Mae-ok

No. Of Episodes – 16 

Watch On – Netflix 

5. I wanna hear your song (2019)

Well, it is a mysterious rom-com series starring Kim Se-jeong as Hong Yi-Young, a simple-minded person. She suffers from insomnia. A murder takes place and she is not able to remember a single thing because of her insomnia.

She starts looking for a job where she happens to meet Jang Yoon. He is bad at singing but is a pianist in an orchestra. He helps her to overcome insomnia, and they became close to each other. They start trying to find the truth about the murder. Tune into this series to know the real killer. 

Cast –

Yeon Woo-jin as “Jang Yoon”/Jang Do-hoon
Kim Se-jeong as Hong Yi-young
Song Jae-rim as Nam Joo-wan
Park Ji-yeon as Ha Eun-joo

No. Of Episodes – 32 

Watch On – Viki 

6. The Sound Of Your Heart (2016)

This sitcom series is based on a webtoon series “ The Sound Of Heart”. This series revolves around the real-life cartoonist Jo Suk and his strange family.

The series shows the hilarious love adventure of Jo Suk and his wife Ae bong including their dogs, older brother Jo Joon, and parents followed by full comedy. Kim Se-Jeong though playing a supportive role, still making the series to binge into. 

Cast –

Lee Kwang-Soo as Jo Suk
Kim Dae -Myung as Jo Joon
Jung So-Min as Choi Ae-Bong
Kim Byung-Ok as Jo Chul-Wang

No Of Episodes – 20 

Watch on – Netflix 

Final Thoughts

These are a few shows starring Kim Se-jeong which you must watch. I love the way she acts. She was/is a part of many varieties shows including Busted, Produce 101, and a few more. You can watch these on Netflix, Viki, and many other sites.

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