Watch Miss Ripley
- 1 Season
The story of Miss Ripley revolves around Jang Mi-Ri, a woman who's hurt with scars at a young age and later strives to get her way to the top. Mi-Ri works as a night hostess at a bar in Japan to get rid of her family's debt. One night, she runs away from her boss, Hirayama, after he tries to take advantage of her and Mi-Ri manages to arrive at South Korea. Mi-Ri sets off to find herself a decent job but many places rejected her since she never attended a college. She walks in the streets too despairingly preoccupied with her thoughts that she bumps into a car coming without seeing it. The car owner, Jang Myung-hoon, works at a hotel and needs someone who can speak the Japanese hataka dialect to communicate with one of his customers. He happens to find Mi-Ri ranting in Japanese hataka dialect while he asks her if she was fine. Myung-hoon misunderstands Mi-Ri attended Tokyo University and hires her. On the other hand, Mi-Ri meets Yoo-hyun at the same floor she's renting a room at. Yoohyun happens to be the heir of his father's company, Mondo Group,and becomes interested in Mi-Ri. Meanwhile, Mi-Ri bumps into Hee-Joo, an old friend who she met at the orphanage, and starts to live with her. To get herself a degree from Tokyo University, she steals Hee-Joo's degree and fabricates it. Mi-Ri starts to date Myung-hoon to use him as a way to obtain a higher status. Yoo-hyun attempts to ask Mi-Ri out without knowing her background and her secret relationship with Myung-hoon while Hee-Joo likes Yoo-hyun more and more. Jang Mi-Ri builds up her lies as she climbs up the social status while she plays with Myung-hoon and Yoo-hyun's hearts. In addition, Yoo-hyun's stepmother is somehow related to Mi-Ri's painful past.