Simply two episodes into its run, KBS 2TV’s new drama “The Law Cafe” is already stealing viewers’ hearts!
Based mostly on the hit net novel of the identical title, “The Legislation Cafe” is a romantic comedy starring Lee Seung Gi as Kim Jung Ho, a genius former prosecutor-turned-libertine landlord, and Lee Se Young as Kim Yu Ri, the eccentric lawyer that turns into his new tenant when she opens a “regulation cafe” in his constructing. Notably, the collection marks the highly-anticipated reunion of Lee Seung Gi and Lee Se Younger, who starred within the hit drama “Hwayugi” collectively 4 years in the past.
Listed here are three causes you gained’t need to miss out on this enjoyable new present:
1. A authorized drama that takes place exterior the courtroom
One key factor that units “The Legislation Cafe” aside from different authorized dramas is that, except for Kim Yu Ri’s closing case in Episode 1, its authorized battles will happen exterior the courtroom.
Dramas that revolve across the regulation are sometimes set in regulation corporations or courtrooms, however “The Legislation Cafe” is ready in a restaurant as a substitute—forsaking these formal, stifling settings for a cheerful, relaxed setting that the majority viewers will discover way more acquainted. Additionally, the circumstances taken on by Kim Yu Ri will contain authorized points which are hidden in our personal on a regular basis lives, including a wholesome dose of realism and accessibility to the weighty subject material of regulation.
2. Good use of clichés
The unique net novel on which “The Legislation Cafe” is predicated options numerous time-tested tropes, together with “friends-to-lovers,” “longtime unrequited love,” “romantic stress disguised as bickering,” and extra.
Whereas these formulation could also be all too acquainted to viewers, they’re additionally beloved for a purpose—and their use within the drama already has viewers rooting passionately for the lead couple.
Nevertheless, at the same time as “The Legislation Cafe” incorporates these sorts of clichés, there are already hints that issues might not go precisely as viewers anticipate. One large twist in Episode 1 was that Kim Jung Ho and Kim Yu Ri had already dated prior to now, whereas Episode 2 caught viewers off guard when a romantic near-kiss on the hand all of the sudden was Kim Jung Ho biting Kim Yu Ri as a substitute. Because the drama balances acquainted tropes with unpredictable twists, the story is definite to maintain viewers on their toes.
3. New and refreshing takes on the pursuit of justice
In simply two episodes, Kim Yu Ri and Kim Jung Ho have already introduced new, outside-the-box strategies of devoting their lives to justice. Breaking preconceptions in regards to the methods wherein a lawyer can greatest shield their purchasers, Kim Yu Ri boldly instructed that one of the simplest ways a lawyer might assist somebody was by fixing their downside earlier than they ever wound up in court docket.
In the meantime, Kim Jung Ho was revealed to have been pursuing justice in one other, solely surprising method. Whereas it appeared that he was idling his days away after leaving his authorized profession behind, he turned out to be secretly writing an internet novel exposing the corruption at Dohan Development.
The third episode of “The Legislation Cafe” will air on September 12 at 9:50 p.m. KST.
Within the meantime, compensate for the primary two episodes of the drama with subtitles beneath!
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