Eighteen Again

Title 18 어게인 Eighteen Again
Genre Romance, Fantasy
Episodes 16
Broadcast network jTBC
Broadcast period 2020 September – November



This drama is based on the 2009 U.S. film 17 Again. It’s about a husband who goes back to his golden days right before his divorce.

Jung Da Jung is married to 37-year-old Hong Dae Young. They have have 18-year-old son and daughter. Jung Da Jung works hard as a rookie announcer and she has a warm heart. She becomes completely fed up with her husband and is unable to deal with him anymore. Hong Dae Young got fired from his job and he is looked down upon by his family. Jung Da Jung hands him divorce papers.

Meanwhile, Hong Dae Young looks at himself as an ordinary jobless middle-aged man. He regrets his life. At that moment, his body changes into that of an 18-year-old year old person, while his mind is still that of his 37-year-old self. Back in his teenage days, Hong Dae Young was an excellent basketball player and also popular. Now, with his regained 18-year-old body, he changes his name to Go Woo Young and begins to live a new life.


Kim Ha Neul as Jung Da Jung
– Han So Eun as Da Jung (teen)
Yoon Sang Hyun as Hong Dae Young
– Lee Do Hyun as Hong Dae Young (teen)
Lee Do Hyun as Go Woo Young
Kim Yoo Ri as Ok Hye In
Wi Ha Joon as Ye Ji Hoon
Kim Kang Hyun as Ko Duk Jin
Lee Mi Do as Choo Ae Rin
Noh Jung Ui as Hong Shi Ah
Rye Un as Hong Shi Woo

People around Jung Da Jung

Kim Mi Kyung as Yeo In Ja (Da Jung’s mother)

People around Hong Dae Young

Lee Byung Joon as Hong Joo Man (Hong Dae Young’s father)

Serim High School

Choi Bo Min as Seo Ji Ho
– Kim Kang Hoon as Ji Ho (Child)
Hwang In Yup as Koo Ja Sung
Oh So Hyun as Jun Bo Bae
Lee Eun Jae (이은재) as Uhm So Mi
Ryoo Da Bin (류다빈) as Hwang Young Sun
Lee Ki Woo as Choi Il Kwon

JBC Announcer Station

Ahn Nae Sang as Moon Sang Hwi
Jang Hyuk Jin as Heo Woong Ki
Kim Yoon Hye as Kwon Yoo Mi
Go Eun Min as Im Ja Young
Yang Dae Hyuk as Nam Ki Tae

Kim Joong Ki (김중기) as homeroom teacher
Song Yoo Hyun as Mi Young (Seo Hyun’s mother)
Im Jin Kyu (임지규) as Seo Ji Hoon’s older brother
Choi Jae Hwan as Dae Young’s co-worker (ep 1)
Jung Hae Kyun as Dae Young’s superior (ep 1, 8, 10)
Jang Sung Kyu as Jang Sung Kyu (ep 2, participant of announcer blind test)
Jun Hyun Moo as Bae Seung Hyun (ep 2, juror of announcer blind test)
Huh Jung Min as Ae Rin’s boyfriend (ep 8)
Jo Ryun as Dae Young’s mother (ep 8)
Do Won Kyung as Dae Young’s high school senior (ep 9)
Kim Dong Hyun as owner of combat sport center (ep 9)
Lee Ul as Il Kwon’s father (ep 10)
Moon Ji In as wife #1 on ‘Critical Couple’ show (ep 11)
Heo Jae Ho as husband #1 on ‘Critical Couple’ show (ep 11)
Lee Chae Eun as wife #2 on ‘Critical Couple’ show (ep 11)
Kim Ho Chang as husband #2 on ‘Critical Couple’ show (ep 11)

Production Credits

Production Company JTBC Studio
Director Ha Byung Hoon
ScriptWriter Kim Do Yeon, Ahn Eun Bin, Choi Yi Ryun

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