K-Drama Review: ‘Start Up,’ a Glimpse into the Start-Up World!

Start Up: The Soundtrack

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Start-Up features a fantastic soundtrack that perfectly matches the drama’s theme. Many great artists participated in the making of the drama OST. The artists and groups that participated in the Start-Up OST are Red Velvet, Red Velvet’s Wendy, Jung Seung-hwan, Kim Feel, Oh My Girl members (Seunghee, Jiho, Binnie), Gaho, 10cm, Davichi, Cheeze, Ailee, B1A4’s Sandeul, Bolbbalgan4, Jamie, Bae Suzy, Kassy, K.Will, and Apink’s Eunji.

Check out the list of songs from the drama Start-Up!

The label that managed Start-Up‘s OST also made a playlist of Start-Up‘s OST on their official YouTube channel. Check it out!

Here’s Why You Should Watch Start Up

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Here are 5 reasons you should know about why you must watch Start-Up!

The Cast

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Start-Up is filled with great actors and actresses in the main roles including Bae Suzy, Nam Joo-hyuk, Kim Seon-ho, and Kang Han-na. As we know, Nam Joo-hyuk and Bae Suzy are famous in Korea and globally. Kim Seon-ho also gained public attention and topped the monthly brand reputation in Korea.

Great Director and Writer

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Oh Choong-Hwan directed this drama after having worked on My Love from the Star, Doctors, While You Were Sleeping, and Hotel Del Luna. The drama’s script was composed by Park Hye-ryun who also served as the story writer for Not Alone, Kimchi Cheese Smile, Dream High, I Can Hear Your Voice, Pinocchio, Page Turner, and While You Were Sleeping.

Plot Twist and Story Line

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Start-Up is nicely packaged with great cinematography, nice shooting, and an entertaining storyline. The plot features a woman (Seo Dal-mi) who aspires to be an entrepreneur like Steve Jobs as well as her love triangle with a man who is secretly her first love (Han Ji-pyeong) and another man who pretends to be her first love (Nam Joo-hyuk).

Original Soundtrack (OST)

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Start-Up has a variety of nice and easy-listening songs that are great for binge-watching, such as a song from Jung Seung-hwan called “Day and Night” and Red Velvet’s “Future.” Since the first episode of the drama, the OST of Start-Up has steadily created the mood.

The Message and Lesson Behind It

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Start-Up portrays each character’s difficulties in achieving their goals. Start-Up also shows how to overcome obstacles, be patient throughout the process, and ultimately develop into a great company. The drama serves as a basis for the viewer to learn more about the world of business and entrepreneurship. In the drama, they use some business terms that viewers can learn. It also shows the story of a quarter-life crisis and even inspires the viewer to keep on going and trying even if you fail.

 

Overall, Start-Up is the kind of drama that gives a little insight into startup companies. You can learn business terms while also being entertained in your spare time. Have you considered watching Start-Up based on the review above? Don’t forget to kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below!