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Why Oh Soo Jae? (Why Her)

Why Oh Soo Jae (Why Her): Seo Hyun Jin, Hwang In Youp, Heo Joon Ho

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General Information

  • International Title: Why Her?
  • Original Title: 왜 오수재인가 (romanization: Wae Oh Soo Jaeinga)
  • Genre: Mystery, Law, Romance
  • Episode: 16
  • Airing Date: 2022.06.03 ~ 2022.07.23
  • Airing Slot: Friday & Saturday 22:00 KST
  • Broadcasting Channel: SBS
  • International Distributor: Wavve
  • Starring: Seo Hyun Jin, Hwang In Youp, Heo Jun Ho, Bae In Hyuk
  • Director: Park Soo Jin
  • Writer: Kim Ji Eun
  • Highest Rating: TBA
  • Awards: N/A


Why Oh Soo Jae follows a talented lawyer, Oh Soo Jae, who has potential to be the youngest partner lawyer at TK Law Firm. TK Law Firm is one of great law firms in Korean led by ambitious Choi Tae Kook. Oh Soo Jae depicts the successful and principal lawyer. However, she is unexpectedly involved in a case that relegates her occupation. As the consequence, she works as an adjunct professor at Seojung University Law School. She meets Gong Chan, a law school student with a painful past. He is framed for a crime he doesn’t commit to. Later, Gong Chan falls in love with Oh Soo Jae. Their lives slowly change as they develop their feelings.

Main Cast

seo hyun jin why her why oh soo jae

Character name: Oh Soo Jae
Actress name: Seo Hyun Jin
Seo Hyun Jin’s notable works: You Are My Spring, The Beauty Inside, Dr. Romantic, Another Miss Oh, Here Comes Oh Ja-Ryong, The Duo, etc

hwang in yeop why her why oh soo jae

Character name: Gong Chan
Actor name: Hwang In Youp
Hwang In Youp’s notable works: The Sound of Magic, True Beauty, 18 Again, The Tale of Nokdu

heo jun ho why her why oh soo jae

Character name: Choi Tae Kook
Actor name: Heo Jun Ho
Heo Jun Ho’s notable works: Escape from Mogadishu (movie), Hunting Dogs, Kingdom Season 2, Kingdom, Come and Hug Me, The Emperor: Owner of the Mask, Beautiful Mind, etc.

bae in hyuk why her why oh soo jae

Character name: Choi Yoon Sang
Actor name: Bae In Hyuk
Bae In Hyuk’s notable works: XX (MBC Playlist/ 2019), The Spies Who Loved Me (MBC/ 2020), My Roommate is a Gumiho (tvN/ 2021), At a Distance Spring is Green (KBS2/ 2021)

Extended Cast

Bae In Hyuk as Choi Yoon Sang
Lee Jin Hyuk as Nam Chun Poong
Lee Kyung Young as Han Sung Bum
Ji Joo Yeon as Jung Hee Young
Lee Kyu Sung as So Hyung Chil
Lee Joo Woo as Song Mi Rim
Cha Chung Hwa as Chae Jun Hee
Bae Hae Sun as Ji Sun Ok
Jun Jin Ki as Ha Il Goo
Park Shin Woo as Han Dong Oh
Ji Seung Hyun as Choi Joo Wan
Son Ji Hyun as Na Se Ryun
Choi Young Joon as Yoon Se Phil
Kim Jung Don as Do Jin Myung
Seo Jin Won as Kim Sang Man
Kim Ji Hwi as Park Jo Kyo
Jo Dal Hwan as Goo Jo Kab
Kim Jae Hwa as Jo Kang Ja

Character Relationship Chart

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Original Soundtrack


Teaser & Trailer Videos


  • Why Oh Soo Jae aka Why Her is directed by Park Soo Jin who previously directed notable Korean dramas such as While You Were Sleeping, Dr. Romantic, Doctors, and The Hymn of Death
  • It becomes Seo Hyun Jin‘s comeback drama after You Are My Spring in 2021
  • Why Oh Soo Jae, along with Netflix’s The Sound of Magic, also becomes Hwang In Youp‘s comeback drama after True Beauty in 2021
  • Why Oh Soo Jae reunites director Park Soo Jin and actress Seo Hyun Jin after SBS drama Dr. Romantic in 2016

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