Crash Course in Romance: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

‘Crash Course in Romance’ is an upcoming romantic comedy that tells the tale of a love-hate relationship between a banchan (side dish) business owner and a renowned hagwon instructor.

Release date

Crash Course in Romance is slated to premiere on Netflix on January 14.

Cast and creators

  • Jeon Do-yeon as Nam Haeng-Sun
  • Jung Kyung-ho as Choi Chi-Yeol 
  • Lee Bong-ryun as Kim Young-Joo 
  • Oh Eui-Sik as Nam Jae-Woo
  • Sin Jae-ha as Ji Dong-Hee 
  • Jang Young-Nam as Jang Seo-Jin 
  • Kim Sun-young as Soo-Ah’s mother
  • Hwang Bo-ra as Dan-Ji’s mother
  • Lee Chae-Min as Lee Sun-Jae 

Director: Yoo Je-won

Writer: Yang Hee-seung

Official synopsis

“A mother with a heart of gold navigates the cutthroat world of private education when her daughter tries to join a celebrity math instructor’s class.”

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Other details

Jeon Do-yeon, the Cannes-award-winning actress who has starred in critically acclaimed films, will portray as a strong mother in the series.


The clip starts off with a sight of Nam Haeng-sun riding her scooter and unintentionally getting attacked by Choi-Chi-Yeol’s poster as it falls down on her.

However, Choi-Chi-yeol is spotted returning to Haeng-sun’s shop to buy more banchan dishes. Both of them experience awkward yet personal times where they appear to be helping one another.

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