“Shadow Beauty” Korean web drama | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Shadow Beauty” Korean web drama (also known as “False Beauty”) is a Daum Kakao TV and Viki original drama series that released on 20 November 2021. It will tell the story of a high school student Goo Ae Jin and her secret. “Shadow Beauty” stars Choi Bomin and Shim Dal Gi in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Daum Kakao TV* and Viki*.

Shadow beauty poster

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


“Shadow Beauty” Kdrama will tell the story of a high school student, Goo Ae Jin and her secret. Goo Ae Jin is often bullied at her school and called ugly by her classmates. But she doesn’t care as she is also a famous social media influencer with 770,000 followers. And nobody knows that as she is famous under the name of Genie, and she entirely changes her appearance by photoshopping.

One day, someone anonymous sends her a message that he/ she knows who she is in real and also sends an untouched photo of her. Goo Ae Jin now tries to find that person and when she discovers, she gets shocked.


Youth, High School, Mystery, Romance

Main Cast & Characters

  • Shim Dal Gi as Goo Ae Jin/ Genie
  • Golden Child’s Choi Bo Min as Kim Ho In

Supporting Cast

  • PENTAGON’s Yang Hong Seok as Lee Jin Sung
  • fromis_9’s Lee Na Gyung as Genie
  • Baek Ji Hye as Jo Sae Hee
  • Heo Jung Hee as Yang Ha Neul

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Wednesday & Saturday at 4:30 PM.

Episodes & Ratings

“Shadow Beauty” Korean drama will have a total of 13 episodes.

Still Cuts

Notes & Facts

  • It is based on webcomic “Geurimja Minyeo” by A-Heum (published from 2017 to May 31, 2020 via Kakao).
  • Shim Dal Gi earlier appeared in Korean drama “The School Nurse Files” (2020).
  • Choi Bomin earlier appeared in Korean drama “18 Again” (2020).

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Shadow Beauty” on Viki here and Kakao TV here.

OST List

Soon updating..

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,……, Highlights

You May Also Like

Similar K-Dramas to “Shadow Beauty” (selected on the basis of different perspectives of beauty).

  • True Beauty Korean drama (2020)
  • My ID is Gangnam Beauty Korean drama (2018)

*Drama is subject to regional availability.

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