The webtoon based, romantic comedy korean drama swooned millions of Netflix subscribers all across the globe a few months ago. Not only did it capture our eyes with the adorable and lovable main and second characters, but A Business Proposal also proved itself not the typical cliche of “office rom-com.”
TW: This article is spoiler induced dedicated to fans who wish to rewatch. Proceed with caution.
Here are 5 reasons why you should rewatch A Business Proposal:
(if you have not yet, skip this AND watch it now!)
It’s faith in the Webtoon
Fans of the original A Business Proposal manhwa source would’ve easily noticed how the drama adaptation's cinematography closely resembles its source's animation. The accuracy of the stories of Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Sejeong, and other characters in the series is quite impressive.
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Second Lead Magic
Tired of second lead hang-ups? Do you always root for them but always end up being disappointed? Ho and behold, A Business Proposal is the ideal drama formula for you! This antidote offers a cure to all second lead hang-ups featuring the charming duo of Seol In-ah and Kim Min-kyu playing Yeong-seo and Sung-hoon, respectively. Not only the chemistry transpires on-screen, but off screen too!
The Lovable “villain”
Villains aren’t supposed to be lovable, but Chairman Kang Da-goo played by Lee Dok-hwa is a character hard to resist. The inside jokes and chemistry he shares with the audience and our main characters in A Business Proposal are uncanny yet charming. In a world where family members who are supposed to be arch-nemesis to our story, Chairman Kang Da-goo is a breath of fresh air!
The Charming Kim Min-kyu as Cha Sung-hoon
Besides Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Sejeong, and Seol In-ah, another character highlighted in the kdrama series is Kim Min-Kyu. His visual alone is swoon-worthy enough in A Business Proposal, not to mention he is one of the most charming Korean actors that's currently active.
His effective acting and chemistry with the main characters and Seol In-ah in A Business Proposal made viewers love his character more. He also starred in several projects such as Signal, Backstreet Rookie, and the Apple TV exclusive, Snowdrop.
Top-notch Scoring and OST
Do you remember Boys Over Flowers, Princess Hours, and Descendants of the Sun? Of course! According to psychology, it has been shown that self-selected music can bring back quite self-defining memories.
Official soundtrack OST and scoring are a big factor for a show to be remarkable, and A Business Proposal did not disappoint. It features the single Love, Maybe performed by 사랑인가 봐 Kim Min-seok, a refreshing love song - a longing, sought afterthought we always wish upon ourselves. Not only that, A Business Proposal OST Album (2CD) offers more and an acoustic version sung by Kim Se-jeong herself.