Yeri Red Velvet and PENTAGON’s Hongseok will be starring in the web drama Blue Birthday. This web drama has been eagerly awaited by fans who can’t wait to see the chemistry of Red Velvet’s Yeri and PENTAGON’s Hongseok.
Blue Birthday is produced by PLAYLIST, the studio that gave birth to famous Korean web dramas such as A-TEEN and Love Playlist. Red Velvet’s Yeri and PENTAGON’s Hongseok are told as two high school students who like each other and have been friends since elementary school.
Yeri Red Velvet herself made her acting debut this year through the Korean drama Mint Condition. While PENTAGON’s Hongseok recently starred in the Korean drama Move to Heaven as a police officer.
Synopsis of Web Drama Blue Birthday
Synopsis Blue Birthday tells the story of Oh Ha Rin (Red Velvet’s Yeri) who travels through time after seeing mysterious photos left by her first love Ji Seo Jun (PENTAGON’s Hongseok). His childhood friend died on Oh Ha Rin’s birthday, ten years ago.
Oh Ha Rin plans to confess her feelings to Ji Seo Jun on her 18th birthday. But surprisingly, Oh Ha Rin finds Ji Seo Jun dead in a photo studio, where they make happy memories together. Ji Seo Jun committed suicide, and it made Oh Ha Rin hysterical.
Oh Ha Rin’s life began to change drastically since Ji Seo Jun’s death. The Blue Birthday storyline will depict Oh Ha Rin’s emotions, including the joy she felt at 18 and the pain she experienced at 28.
Ten years after the incident, Oh Ha Rin finds a mysterious photo that Ji Seo Jun left behind. He makes a wish to see her one more time and suddenly wakes up in 2011 wearing a high school uniform and sitting on a bus.
The production team for the web drama Blue Birthday revealed that Red Velvet’s Yeri was immersed in her character as Oh Ha Rin. The maknae of the Red Velvet group can describe Oh Ha Rin’s joy and emptiness.
“Yeri melts into her character and portrays the confidence and cheerfulness of Oh Ha Rin as a teenager and 28-year-old Oh Ha Rin who lost her first love and is trying to survive,” said the Blue Birthday production team.
Blue Birthday premieres on July 23, 2021, on NaverTV at 7 p.m. KST. The web drama Blue Birthday with the theme of fantasy, romance, and thriller will also be released on YouTube NaverTV on August 6, 2021, at 19.00 KST.
Viewers can also watch web dramas Yeri Red Velvet and PENTAGON’s Hongseok with Indonesian subtitles on WeTV. With a total of 16 episodes, Blue Birthday will air every Friday and Saturday at 17.00 WIB.