Why Her? Kdrama 2022: Plot Synopsis, Cast & More

Why Her? is a South Korean drama featuring Seo Hyun Jin and Hwang In Yeop as the main lead. It is a mystery romance drama about Soo-Jae Oh, a frigid lawyer who has grown tired while pursuing only success, and Gong-chan, a warm law school student who is not scared of anything to protect her.

Genres: Mystery, Romance, Melodrama, Legal

Why Her Kdrama Profile

  • Drama: Why Her?
  • Also Known As: Why Oh Soo-Jae?
  • Director: Park Soo-Jin
  • Writer: Kim Ji-Eun
  • Original Network: SBS
  • Streaming Site: Viki
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: June 3, 2022
  • Airing Days: Friday & Saturday
  • Time-slot: 22:00-23:10
  • Runtime: 70 minutes
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Why Her Kdrama Plot Synopsis

Oh Soo-Jae is a lawyer who has risen through the ranks at TK Law Firm to become the firm’s youngest partner. The law firm is commonly regarded as South Korea’s best. Oh Soo-Jae is motivated by both her desire to win cases and her sense of self-righteousness. She has worked her entire life to attain success, but she is relegated to work as an adjunct professor at a law school after becoming embroiled in an unexpected case.

Oh Soo-Jae meets Gong Chan at law school. He is a student at that institution. Gong Chan has had a traumatic past, but he still has a kind heart. He is smitten by Oh Soo-Jae and would go to great lengths to protect her.

Choi Tae-Kook, the chairman of TK Law Firm can do anything to fulfil his desires even by illegal means.

Why Her Kdrama Cast

Why Her? Kdrama Cast Members

Seo Hyun-Jin as Oh Soo-Jae

Seo Hyun Jin portrays the cold and cynical Oh Soo Jae, the talented youngest partner at TK Law Firm, who is full of ambition and a burning desire to win at all costs. When she falls from grace in the blink of an eye, she meets the genuinely empathetic Gong Chan, who is concealing his own tragic scars.

Hwang In Yeop as Gong Chan

Hwang In Yeop portrays Gong Chan, who possesses a high level of empathy that allows him to see into other people’s emotions. He does, however, have a traumatic history that has warped his fate. After meeting Oh Soo Jae, who had been pushed out of her post to become an affiliated professor for the law school owing to an unexpected incident, Gong Chan begins to change.

Heo Joon Ho as Choi Tae Guk

Heo Joon Ho portrays Choi Tae Guk, the chairman of TK Law Firm, who brazenly breaches the line between good and evil without hesitation in order to fulfil his objectives.

Baek In Hyuk as Choi Yoon Sang

Bae In Hyuk portrays Choi Yoon Sang, a lonely law school student and the second son of chairman Choi Tae Guk.

Why Her Kdrama Release Date: Set to be released on the 3rd of June, 2022 at 10 pm KST (Korean Standard Time) on SBS (South Korean Television Channel).

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2 thoughts on “Why Her? Kdrama 2022: Plot Synopsis, Cast & More”

  1. Great drama so far! I’m impressed with the first two episodes. It’s a deeply moving
    story line and the actors are phenomenal.

    • Thanks Verna for sharing your views about this drama with others. This will surely help others who are considering watching this drama. I really appreciate you 🤗.


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