Netflix’s weekend k-drama Twenty-Five Twenty-One has become one of the streaming giant’s most popular non-English bankers over the last few weeks, and given that the show is ending on April 3, attention will surely be turning to the important question of whether or not there will be a Twenty Five Twenty One Season 2. Here’s all the information we have on the subject right now:
Renewed or cancelled status – Will there be a Twenty-Five Twenty-One Season 2?
At the moment, there hasn’t been any official confirmation of a renewal, but given the fact that the show is ending this week, has been dominating the Non-English TV section of Netflix’s Top 10 for the last four weeks with 21,040,000 hours of the show being viewed between March 14 and March 20, and general sentiment around the show being highly positive, we might well receive news on the subject sooner rather than later.
What is Twenty Five Twenty One?
In a time when dreams seem out of reach, a teen fencer pursues big ambitions and meets a hardworking young man who seeks to rebuild his life. At ages 22 and 18, they said each other’s names for the first time; and at ages 25 and 21, they fell in love.
Na Hee-do (Kim Tae-ri) is a member of her high school fencing team, but due to the IMF crisis, it is disbanded. Despite this, she manages to become a member of the National Fencing Team. Baek Yi-jin’s (Nam Joo-hyuk) family goes from “riches to rags” and are separated due to the financial crisis. He is forced to take up several part-time jobs and later becomes a sports reporter.
In present day, Kim Min-chae (Choi Myung-bin), Na Hee-do’s daughter, quits ballet and “runs away” to her grandma’s house. During her stay, she comes across her mother’s diary, which the story is then told through.
Who is in it?
- Kim Tae-ri as Na Hee-do
- Kim So-hyun as adult Na Hee-do
- Ock Ye-rin as young Na Hee-do
- A fencing prodigy, who has yet to reach her fullest potential. She idolizes Ko Yu-rim and transfers to her high school specifically to train with her.
- Nam Joo-hyuk as Baek Yi-jin
- A hardworking young man whose chaebol family went bankrupt during the IMF crisis. As such, he moves out on his own in an attempt to rebuild his life despite debt collectors knocking on his door all the time.
- Bona as Ko Yu-rim
- Kyung Da-eun as young Ko Yu-rim
- A high-school fencing gold medalist whom Hee-do idolizes, and her greatest rival.
- Choi Hyun-wook as Moon Ji-woong
- Na Hee-do’s classmate and the most popular boy in the school.
- Lee Joo-myung as Ji Seung-wan
- The class president and Moon Ji-woong’s childhood friend.