In this post, we will take a look at the episode schedule for the new K-drama How to Be Thirty. This South Korean romantic comedy web series premiered on February 23, 2021. The show follows Ji-won, a webtoon artist, who falls in love for the first time in a meeting with the publisher. Apart from that, the drama also reveals the story of a group of friends in their early thirties and explores their daily struggles. The series is an adaptation of Hye-Won’s popular webtoon “Born in 1985”. Jung Yi-Jin provided the scenario for it and Oh Ki-Hwan directed all the episodes.
The show’s producers announced in late August 2019 that they would be adapting the webtoon KakaoPage Born in 1985 into a web series. On August 11, 2020, casting for the series is almost complete with Jung In-Sun, Kang Min-Hyuk, Ahn Hee-Yeon, and Song Jae-Rim as the main stars in the series. Then on November 6, 2020, Baek Sung-Chul also joined the casting crew and Cha Min-Ji joined on November 13. Filming began in August 2020 and most of the series was filmed prior to the premiere.
The Plot of How To Be Thirty
This series tells the story of rookie webtoon artist Seo Ji-Won, who chooses his career over love. She never fell in love with anyone after high school and focused on her work from a young age. By the time he was twenty-five years old, he was writing a publication and gaining popularity. Now, at the age of thirty, he is a successful artist and writer with his webtoon being adapted into a film. He works for a popular publishing company. Even in his early thirties, he never looked for a partner and continued to dedicate his time to work. However, that changed when his first love since middle school, Lee Seung-Yoo met him once again. Seung-Yoo becomes a manager at the company and is in charge of editing the webtoon.
Player and Character Details
Seo Ji-Won: Jung In-Sun plays the main protagonist in this series. She is a 30 year old webtoon artist who has had a successful career. His best friends are Ran-Joo and Ah-Young.
Lee Seung-Yoo: Kang Min-Hyuk played this role. He is the manager of a publishing company and is in charge of editing Seo Ji-Won’s webtoon.
Lee Ran-Joo: Played by Ahn Hee-Yeon, he is a new presenter in his 30s and Ji-Won’s best friend.
Cha Do-hoon: Song Jae-rim plays the film director who will direct the film which is an adaptation of one of Ji-Won’s webtoons.
Hong Ah-Young: Cha Min-Ji is the actor for this role. Ah-Young is a 30 year old cafe owner and best friend of Ji-Won and Ran-Joo.
Hyung Joon-Young: Baek Sung-Chul plays the part-time employee of Ah-Young at his cafe.
Episode Schedule How to Become Thirty
The series is every Tuesday and Saturday at 5 p.m. according to Korea Standard Time, KST. The South Korean streaming and broadcasting website, KakaoTV, aired the event at the scheduled time. The show lasts for approximately 21 minutes. How to Be Thirty is scheduled to air 15 episodes for its first season. Currently only three broadcast episodes have aired with the latest episodes airing on March 2, 2021. Below is the episode schedule for How to Be Thirty.
- How to Be Thirty Episode 1: February 23, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 2: February 27, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 3: March 2, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 4: March 6, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 5: March 9, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 6: March 13, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 7: March 16, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 8: March 20, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 9: March 23, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 10: March 27, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 11: 30 March 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 12: April 3, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 13: April 6, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 14: April 10, 2021
- How to Be Thirty Episode 15:13 April 2021
Where to Watch?
As previously mentioned, the serial stream is on KakaoTV. However, the website is only available for streaming in South Korea. Additionally, the series is available with multilingual subtitles on iQIYI in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. For other countries such as the UK and other Europeans, the series is available for streaming on Viki. Since this series is quite new, it is not available on many websites. However, other popular streaming websites will buy the copyright for the show.