Backstreet Rookie

Title 편의점 샛별이 Backstreet Rookie
Genre Romance, Comedy
Episodes 32 
Broadcast network SBS
Broadcast period 2020 June – August 8

Trailer I


This drama is based on webcomic “편의점 샛별이 / Convenience Store Saet Byul” written by “활화산 / Hwalhwasan” and illustrated by “금사공 / Geumsagong” which was published from 2016 August 11 to 2017 December 8 via Toptoon.

It’s about a former troublemaker applies for a job at a convenience store owned by the same man who ran errands for her a few years ago.

Trailer II

Choi Dae Hyun (Ji Chang Wook) runs into a group of female high school students, including Jung Saet Byul (Kim Yoo Jung). The girls look like troublemakers. Jung Saet Byul asks Choi Dae Hyun to do an errand for them, which is to buy cigarettes from a convenience store. Choi Dae Hyun buys the cigarettes for them and Jung Saet Byul gets his cellphone number, but he never gets a call from her.

4 years later, Choi Dae Hyun is now 33 years old. He runs a small convenience store after he quit his job at a large company. He is looking for a part-time worker to work the night shift at his convenience store. Jung Saet Byul comes to his store and she soon starts to work there. She is not a troublemaker anymore. Jung Saet Byul is now a university student and guided by her strong morals.


Trailer III

Kim Yoo Jung as Jung Saet Byul
Ji Chang Wook as Choi Dae Hyun
Do Sang Woo as Jo Seung Joon
Han Sun Hwa as Yoo Yun Joo
Ahn Sol Bin as Jung Eun Byul

People around Dae Hyun

Kim Sun Young as Gong Boon Hee (Dae Hyun’s mom)
Eum Moon Suk as Dal Sik
Lee Byung Joon as Choi Yong Pil

The Fourth Great King

Woo Hyun as Kwon Ui Chu
Lee Yoon Hee as Cha Gi Bok
Bae Ki Bum (배기범) as Go Gwang Tae

Yoo Yun Joo’s Family

Kyun Mi Ri as Kim Hye Ja

Choi Dae Hyun’s Friend

Seo Ye Hwa (서예화) as Hwang Geum Bi
Yoon Soo as Cha Eun Zo


Heo Jae Ho as Manager Bae
Ji Chan as Kang Sung Tae
Shin Yoon Jung (신윤정) as Kim Jung Ha
Lee Joo Ha (이주하) as Oh Hyun Ji


Kim Min Kyu as Kang Ji Wook
Lee Joon Young
Jung Eun Ji

Production Credits

Production Companies Studio S, Taewon Entertainment, ARI
Executive Producer Jung Tae Won
Director Lee Myung Woo
Screenwriter Son Geun Joo

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