Korean legal dramas appear to be in the midst of a boom right now, and Extraordinary Attorney Woo’s enormous success on Netflix has only increased the appetite for the genre. With that in mind, The Law Cafe, which combines that legal framework with elements like comedy and romance as a lawyer becomes a tenant of a former lawyer turned building manager, seems to be practically guaranteed to be a hit for streaming service, Viki. The official plot summary is provided below courtesy of Viki via MyDramaList:
Since Seoyeon High, Jung Ho, Yu Ri, Se Yeon, and Jin Ki have been close friends for 17 years. Landlord Jung Ho was once referred to as the Monster Genius of the prosecution. He’s an awkward guy, but a cool guy with a mysterious charm.
Yu Ri is a strange lawyer who won the previous Miss Korea pageant thanks to her stunning looks. She left her firm and opened up her law cafe due to her short fuse and inability to tolerate injustice. She learns that her old friend Jung Ho is her landlord when she goes to see him about the lease. It’s at that point that a crazy relationship that starts as friendship and ends as love begins.
The Law Cafe Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2 Release Date
The first episode is scheduled to air on Monday, September 5, replacing Cafe Minamdang in the 21:50(KST) Monday–Tuesday KBS2 time slot. The next day, on September 6, 2022, The Law Cafe episode 2 will air. Each episode will air at 13:50 (EST) / 21:50 (KST) (GMT).
The Law Cafe Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2 Cast
- Lee Seung Gi as Kim Jeong Ho
- Lee Se Young as Kim Yu Ri
- Kim Nam Hee as Park Woo Jin
- Kim Seul Gi as Han Seo Yeon
- Oh Dong Min as Do Jin Ki
The Law Cafe: Where to watch
The Law Cafe will, as previously mentioned, air on KBS2 in Korea but will also be accessible internationally via the pay-per-view streaming service Viki.
Does the Law Cafe Have a Trailer?
There is. The Law Cafe Season 1 trailer is available here:
How Many Episodes Will There Be in the Series?
Season 1 of The Law Cafe will consist of 16 episodes that will air twice weekly from September 5, 2022, to October 25, 2022.
The Law Cafe Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2 Plot Summary
A legal romance drama that tells the story of Kim Yu-Ri, a lawyer with a 4-D personality, and Kim Jeong-Ho, a former prosecutor who is now a building owner. The plot will center on the activities at a law firm that also operates as a cafe. Former prosecutor Kim Jeong-Ho, now a building owner, was once referred to as a “monster genius.” An attractive lawyer named Kim Yu-Ri isn’t afraid to display her fiery personality when she sees injustice.
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