“Melancholia” Kdrama 2021 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Melancholia” Kdrama is a tvN original drama series that released on 10 November 2021. “Melancholia” stars Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki* and WeTV*.

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • OST
  • Trailers & Clips
  • Similar K-Dramas


“Melancholia” Korean drama is centered around a private high school which is actually very corrupt. Math teacher Ji Yoon Soo and a Math prodigy Baek Seung Yoo come together and challenges the social prejudices.

Ji Yoon Soo is a passionate high school math teacher. She is of good nature and often inspire her students to like math.

Baek Seung Yoo is an extraordinary student. He doesn’t like to speak much. Baek Seung Yoo is also poor in studies but a genius in Math. He is even a math Olympiad champion.

A sexual scandal between the two causes them to despair. 4 years later they meet again and decides to regain their reputation by opening the corruption in school.


Main Cast & Characters

  • Im Soo Jung as Ji Yoon Soo
  • Lee Do Hyun as Baek Seung Yoo
  • – Choi Seung Hoon as Seung Yoo (young)
  • Jin Kyung as Noh Jung Ah
  • Woo Da Bi as Sung Ye Rin

People around Ji Yoon Soo

  • Choi Dae Hoon as Ryu Sung Jae (Yoon Soo’s fiancé)
  • Oh Kwang Rok as Ji Hyun Wook
  • Jun Kook Hyang as Shin Kyung In
  • Han Ki Joong as Ryu Hyun Il

People around Baek Seung Yoo

  • Kim Ho Jin as Baek Min Shik (Seung Yoo’s father)
  • Baek Ji Won as Min Hee Seung (Seung Yoo’s mother)

People around Sung Ye Rin

  • Jang Hyun Sung as Sung Min Joon (Ye Rin’s father)
  • Byun Jung Soo as Yoo Hye Mi (Ye Rin’s mother)
  • Lee Yoo Jin as Sung Yoo Chan (Ye Rin’s younger brother)

Asung Foundation

  • Oh Hye Won as Noh Yun Woo
  • Jang Kwang as Noh In Hyung
  • Kim Ji Young as Kim Ji Na (Noh Jung Ah’s daughter)

Asung High School teachers & administrators

  • Son Jin Hwan as Oh Jin Taek (principal)
  • Jun Jin Gi as Choi Sung Hwan (vice-principal)
  • Yang Jo Ah as Kim Jin Hee (Korean language teacher)
  • Ahn Sang Woo as Han Myung Jin (math teacher)
  • Kim Mi Hye as Ah Seung Ko (math teacher)

Asung High School students

  • Lee Kang Ji as Lee Hyun Jae (Baek Seung Yoo’s friend)
  • Lee Sang Jin as Park Hyung Do (Baek Seung Yoo’s friend)
  • Choi Woo Sung as Jang Kyu Young (Baek Seung Yoo’s rival)


  • Park Sung Yun as Yoo Sun Ah
  • Lee Se Na as Jo Yoon Ah

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Wednesday & Thursday at 10:30 PM KST.

Episodes & Ratings

“Melancholia” Korean drama will have a total of 16 episodes.

Still Cuts

Notes & Facts

  • “Im Soo Jung” earlier starred in Korean drama “Search: WWW” (2019).
  • Lee Do Hyun earlier starred in Korean drama “Youth of May” (2021).
  • Director: Kim Sang Hyub
  • Screenwriter: Kim Ji Woon

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Melancholia” on Viki here.

OST List

  • All I Need by Jemma

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,….., Highlights

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Similar K-Dramas to “Melancholia” (Depicting teacher-student love, the genre could be different)

  • Romance (2002)
  • Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy (2005)
  • I’m Your Teacher (2007)
  • Loveholic (2005)
  • Flower Boy Ramen Shop (2011)
  • Big (2012)
  • Secret Love Affair (2014)
  • My Strange Hero (2018)

*Drama is subject to regional availability.

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