Because This Is My First Life

Title 이번 생은 처음이라 Because This Is My First Life
Chinese Title 今生是第一次


A house-poor man and homeless woman become housemates in a drama that examines the institution of marriage and the problems that young people face today.


Nam Se Hee (Lee Min Ki) is a single man in his early 30’s. He has chosen to not marry. He owns his home, but he owes a lot on his mortgage. Meanwhile, Yoon Ji Ho (Jung So Min) is a single woman in her early 30’s. She does not own a home and envies those that do. She has given up on dating due to her financial struggles. Yoon Ji Ho begins to live at Nam Se Hee’s house. They become housemates.


Lee Min Ki as Nam Se Hee
Jung So Min as Yoon Ji Ho

People around Nam Se Hee

Kim Eung Soo as Nam Hee Bong (Se Hee’s father)
Moon Hee Kyung as Jo Myung Ji (Se Hee’s mother)

People around Yoon Ji Ho

Kim Byung Ok as Yoon Jong Soo (Ji ho’s father)
Kim Sun Young as Kim Hyun Ja (Ji ho’s mother)
Noh Jung Hyun as Yoon Ji Suk (Ji Ho’s younger brother)
Jun Hye Won as Lee Eun Sol (Ji Ho’s friend)

Instinct of Faithfulness

Esom as Woo Soo Ji
Park Byung Eun as Ma Sang Goo

7 Years in-relationship

Kim Ga Eun as Yang Ho Rang
Kim Min Sook as Sim Won Suk

Kim Min Gyu as Yoon Bok Nam
Choi Dae Sung as Bok Nam’s father
Lee Chung Ah as Go Jung Min
Hwang Suk Jung as Hwang Se Hee
Kim Wook (김욱) as Assistant Director Kye Yong Suk
Jang Won Young as Director
Yoon Bo Mi as Yoon Bo Mi
Yoon Song Ah as baking teacher


Yoon Doo Joon
Yoon So Hee
Kang Sung Wook

Production Credits

Director Park Joon Hwa
Scriptriter Yoon Nan Joong
Genre Romance, Comedy
Broadcast network tvN
Episodes 16
Broadcast Period 2017 October – November

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