Title: Abyss 어비스
Release Date: May 7 – June 25, 2019 Netflix
Starring: Park Bo-Young, Ahn Hyo-Seop
We were really excited when we first saw the trailer for Abyss-and the show did not disappoint.
When Cha Min is accidentally killed, he is suddenly transformed into a handsome young man, yet when Ko Se-Yeon is murdered, she comes back to life without her stunning beauty.
The two life-long best friends work together to live anonymously in their new bodies as their ID cards, friends and families can no longer help them.
The two are determined to hunt down Ko Se-Yeon’s murderer in order to reveal their true identities and get their life back on track.
I personally prefer Kdramas that are full of mystery and suspense- dramas such as The K2 , Healer and Suspicious Partner.
If you are a fan of any of those dramas, then ‘Abyss will not disappoint.
The suspense and mystery is excellent and you will be on the edge of your seat!
If you’re looking for romance- that is not the central focus of this drama. HOWEVER it is quirky and cute and there are plenty of ADORABLE scenes as the couple grow closer together.
If you enjoyed ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ you’ll enjoy this drama.
When Cha Min is pushed off a roof by a supernatural being, he is given Abyss, a magical marble that brings back the dead. But there’s a catch- individuals are revived in the form of their soul.
Cha Min has always had a kind heart and as a result, he is reborn as a gorgeous man while his best friend Ko Se-Yeon, a self centered girl, is revived with “plain” features when Cha Min uses Abyss to bring her back to life.
This is a really interesting thought: what if our bodies were a reflection of our personalities?
How would you make a living if you were not recognized or registered in the world? After Min and Yeon are killed, they cannot return to work, visit their families, use their ID or even withdraw money since their bodies no longer recognizable.
What would it be like to attend your own funeral?
How do you choose who to bring back to life and who to leave deceased?
Park Bo Young
Recognize the name? The face?
Its our favourite Park Bo-Young of ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ and ‘Oh My Ghost’!
While I didn’t love her character at first, you will definitely warm up to this spunky, sassy character.
Ahn Hyo Seop
WHAT A HEART THROB
This has been my first introduction to Ahn Hyo Seop- and he’s my new favourite guy ❤
Born April 17, 1995 in South Korea, Seop is a rising talent.
Its no spoiler that Park Bo Young’s character quickly falls in love with Seop’s kind heart and good looks.
While watching the drama- we suddenly realized that Seop had begun speaking in (nearly perfect) ENGLISH! He sounded so natural that we had to go back and re-watch the scene.
As it turns out, Ahn Hyo Seop spent a few years living in TORONTO, CANADA we were exctatic to discover he had visited Canada- might he possibly return? How many future stars might we have in our very own midst HERE IN CANADA?
You’ll fall for him just like Ko Se-Yeon after watching this clip
If you are looking for a Kdrama that will give you something to think about, a drama full of action and suspense- then this one is PERFECT FOR YOU. Give it a try!