Extraordinary Attorney Woo is a Korean TV series that airs on ENA (also on Netflix in selected regions). It stars Park Eun-bin as Woo Young-woo along with co-stars like Kang Tae-oh, Baek Ji-won, and more! The story follows Attorney Woo, an autistic and highly intelligent individual as she breaks stigmata around differently-abled people. Woo has an eidetic memory, and this allows her to recall laws to refute the opposing team’s claims.
The show continuously breaks down misconceptions around autism and autistic people such as “lacking emotional intelligence and social skills”. It’s a fairly new TV series, however, it’s well-liked among its viewers. While you wait for the new season of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, check out these TV shows that you might also find interesting!
1. Welcome to Wedding Hell
Usually, a wedding proposal is a happy beginning for something new. But for our couple in their 30s, after they face the reality of organizing, their big day becomes something of a nightmare. The story is rather relatable and gives a glimpse into the harsh truth of binding different families together to become “one”.
Welcome to Wedding Hell is a South Korean TV series that was released on KakaoTV. It’s 12 episodes of romance and the first episode aired on May 23, 2022. The show stars names such as Lee Jin-wook, and Lee Yeon-hee and it’s directed by Song Je-young and Seo Joo-wan. You can catch the episodes on Netflix too in some selected regions.
2. My Holo Love
Han So-yeon is an individual who suffers from prosopagnosia a.k.a face blindness. One day, she mysteriously receives the one-of-a-kind AI prototype named Holo. She struggles to trust Holo and worse, she desperately tries NOT to fall in love with him as well!
My Holo Love is a South Korean TV series starring Yoo Hyun-min and Ko Sung-hee. The show was released on Netflix back in 2020. It’s a mini-series and it has 12 episodes. Giving light to another condition that affects an individual’s life, you may love My Holo Love as much as Extraordinary Attorney Woo!
A prosecution lawyer at the top of her game and an unattractive but rich cosmetics empire heir finds themselves in a bit of trouble. They pass away in separate incidents. However, they are revived by supernatural beings using an “Abyss”. They soon realize that they’re revived in different bodies!
The series stars Ahn Hyo-seop, Park Bo-young, and Lee Sung-jae. It aired back on 2019 on tvN and has 16 episodes in total. Abyss dives into the world of prosecution law, and we also see our leads try and solve the incident that took Go Se-yeon’s life. Enjoy!
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4. Law School
The show is based on Hankuk University Law School, and it follows the students and professors in the law school as they come across an unusual case. As usual, the school holds a mock trial class while a professor is found dead. Another professor is found guilty and arrested as the main suspect. The students gather together to uncover the real truth behind the killing and prove Professor Yang’s innocence.
The South Korean TV series stars Kim Myung-min, Ryu Hye-young, and Kim Bum and it premiered on JTBC in 2021. You can catch all 16 episodes on Netflix as well. Law School is South Korea’s first law school TV series! This may have given the green light for future shows like Extraordinary Attorney Woo!
The 70-year-old retired mailman and a 23-year-old dancer cross paths when the mailman decides to pursue his dream of becoming a ballet. Lee Chae, the dancer who finally decided to become a ballet is struggling financially and Deok-chul finds him at just the right time! The will to make his (Deok-chul) dream come true inspires people of all ages, social statuses, and gender!
Starring Park In-hwan, Song Kang, and Na Moon-hee the South Korean TV series is based on the Daum webtoon of the same name. The webtoon was written by Hun and illustrated by Jimin between 2016-17 and it aired on tvN in March 2021. You can also catch all 12 episodes on Netflix!
The young job seeker Choi Jun-woong is unable to secure the job he wants. With an accident, he meets with a couple of grim reapers whose task is to prevent suicides. Choi soon joins them as the youngest contract worker in the team of death angels.
The TV series is directed by Kim Tae-yoon and Sung Chi-wook and it stars names like Kim Hee-sun, Rowoon, and Yoon Ji-on. It’s another TV series that was based on a webtoon and later premiered on MBC TV in April 2022. It is also available on Netflix.
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