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

Overview: “Snowdrop” Kdrama is a jTBC original drama series that released on 18 December 2021. It will tell the romance story of two students from a prestigious university, set against the backdrop of the 1987 Democracy Movement of Korea. “Snowdrop” stars Jung Hae In, Kim Ji Soo, Yoo In Na and more in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Disney Plus.

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Table of Contents

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


“Snowdrop” Korean drama tells the romance story of two students from a prestigious university, set against the backdrop of the 1987 Democracy Movement of Korea.

Im Soo Ho (Jung Hae In) grew up in Germany. Currently, he is a graduate student at a university in Korea. He is charming and handsome, but something is mysterious about him. He meets Eun Young Ro on a blind date.

Eun Young Ro is in the first grade of Hosoo Women’s University. She is a major in English literature. Eun Young Ro is of cheerful personality, and she falls in love with Im Soo Ho at first sight.

One day, Im Soo Ho jumps into the dormitory at the University all covered in blood. Eun Young Ro then hides him from others.


Romance, Melodrama, Political

Main Cast & Characters

  • Jung Hae In as Im Soo Ho/ Ri Tae San (North Korean agent)
  • Jisoo as Eun Young Ro (student)
  • Yoo In Na as Kang Chung Ya (surgeon at University hospital)
  • Jang Seung Jo as Lee Kang Moo (National Security Planning’s team leader)
  • Yoon Se Ah as Pi Seung Hee (University’s house mother)
  • Kim Hye Yoon as Kye Boon Ok (phone operator at the University)
  • Jung Yoo Jin as Jang Han Na (National Security Planning agent)

Supporting Cast

  • Heo Joon Ho as Eun Chang Soo
  • Park Sung Woong as Nam Tae Il
  • Lee Hwa Ryong as Ahn Kyung Hee
  • Kim Jung Nan as Hong Ae Ra
  • Jung Hye Young as Jo Sung Shim
  • Baek Ji Won as Choi Mi Hye

People around Young Ro

  • Jung Shin Hye as Go Hye Ryung
  • Kim Mi Soo as Yeo Jung Min
  • Choi Hee Jin as Yoon Seol Hee
  • Ahn Dong Goo as Choi Byung Tae
  • Kim Jong Soo as Kim Man Dong
  • Nam Mi Jung as Oh Deok Shim
  • Kim Jeong Hoon as Kim Sang Beom

People around Soo Ho

  • Kim Min Kyu as Joo Gyeok Chan
  • Jang In Sub as Eung Chul
  • Heo Nam Joon as Oh Kwang Tae
  • Jeon Moo Song as Time Ji Rok
  • Jeon Ae Ri as Choi Soo Ryun


  • Jung Yi Seo as Shin Kyung Ja
  • Park Ye Ni as Kim Ye Ni
  • Lee Jung-hyun as Park Geum Cheol

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 PM KST.

Episodes & Ratings

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

Still Cuts (more at Official Site)

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Notes & Facts

  • “Snowdrop” is based on the memoirs of a man who escaped a political prison camp in North Korea. It has been adapted from his handwritten notes.
  • Screenwriter Yoo Hyun-mi had been planning the series for twelve years.
  • “Snowdrop” was previously known as Leehwa Women’s University Dormitory
  • Jung Hae In earlier starred in Korean drama “D.P.” (2021).
  • Korean drama “Snowdrop” is Blackpink’s Jisoo first Korean drama as main lead. Earlier she made guest appearances in dramas like The Producers and Arthadal Chronicles.
  • Jang Seung Jo earlier starred in Korean drama “The Good Detective” (2020).
  • Yoo In Na earlier starred in Korean drama “The Spies Who Loved Me” (2020).
  • Kim Hye Yoon earlier starred in Korean drama “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” (2021).
  • Director Jo Hyun Tak, screenwriter Yoo Hyun Mi, and actresses Kim Hye Yoon & Yoon Se Ah previously worked together in 2018 JTBC hit drama series “SKY Castle.”

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Snowdrop” on  Disney Plus*. (requires subscription)

Trailers & Clips

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  • Crash Landing on You
  • The King 2 Hearts

*Drama is subject to regional availability.

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