5 Reasons to Watch ‘Inspiring Generation’ on Viki

The hottest new K-drama of 2014 is fast approaching: Inspiring Generation, starring Kim Hyun Joong, which will premiere on January 15. We could not be more excited! Here are our top five reasons you should check out this upcoming Korean drama.

1. Global Premiere  The show is available WORLDWIDE, and viewers in the Americas and Europe can enjoy the show exclusively on the Viki website and mobile apps.

Inspiring Generation’ is available worldwide on Viki.

2. Anticipated Comeback — This will be Kim Hyun Joongs first TV drama since Playful Kiss in 2010. We look forward to seeing how both his appearance and acting style have matured in this months premiere. Watch the behind-the-scenes showcase and press conference below, where the actors share their excitement.

3. Strong Support — Have you seen the supporting cast? Song Jae Rim is a model-turned-actor with previous roles in Two Weeks, Nail Shop Paris and The Moon Embracing the Sun. Kim Jae Wook most recently played a ghost in Who Are You? Finally, you may remember Kwak Dong Yeon from Jang Ok Jeong, Lives in Love. He will play the younger version of Kim Hyun Joongs character. These talented, eye-catching actors should not be missed.

The supporting cast includes Song Jae Rim, Kim Jae Wook and Kwak Dong Yeon.

4. Historical Intrigue — Inspiring Generation” is a big budget, action-packed drama taking place in 1930s Shanghai, China. We can expect to see film-scale cinematography, impressive set design, and feel the bustling excitement of one of Asias first multicultural cities. Watch the trailer to get a taste.

5. Delightful Fashion — Like Bridal Mask and Basketball, Inspiring Generation will feature a variety of colorful, intricate period costumes. The 1930s were a culturally transitional period, so characters may be seen wearing everything from traditional Japanese kimonos to Western leather jackets.

The cast of Inspiring Generation, dressed in 1930s period costumes.
Tell us what youre most excited to see in the premiere of Inspiring Generation on January 15!