Watch K-Pop Extreme Survival
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The television series K-Pop Extreme Survival tells the story of a young woman who dreams of becoming a hip-hop legend, but finds that she must disguise herself in order to get her chance at stardom. Go Eun Ah stars as the main protagonist Ji Seung Yeon, a pianist with a passion for hip-hop music. Park Yoo Hwan stars as Kang Woo Hyun, the charismatic leader of K-pop idol group M2. Rounding out the main cast is Kwak Yong Hwan as the talented but very shy Kwon Ji Woo, the best friend of Seung Yeon. K-Pop Extreme Survival is a romance and music genre comedy written by Moon Sun Hee. This 14 episode long series is from Lee Kim Productions and was originally planned as 16 episodes. The younger cast is filled with idols from the K-pop scene including Kevin from ZE:A, Tagoon and Maeng Se Chang from BoM, and Kim Eun Jung from Jewelry. This is the acting debut of Kevin and Tagoon. The initial plot line follows Seung Yeon and Ji Woo as they audition for a spot in M2, led by Woo Hyun. Ji Woo is a gifted singer who also dreams of living in the spotlight, but he suffers from terrible stage fright. Seung Yeon vows to stay in the audition as long as possible to give strength to her best friend to realize his dream. They discover two things early on. Leader Woo Hyun has been hiding a rude and selfish personality from his adoring fans. Also, M2 is an all-male group and a spot in the group is only open to a male winning the audition, leaving Seung Yeon with no choice but to cross-dress.