Winter Sonata is a South Korean television drama series that aired on KBS2 in 2002. The second part of the season-themed Endless Love series directed by Yoon Seok-ho, it stars Bae Yong-joon and Choi Ji-woo. Filming primarily took place on the resort island of Namiseom and Seoul.It is widely considered to be the Korean drama that launched the Korean Wave throughout Asia and worldwide. It has also been adapted into an anime series, and a stage musical.
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S01 E01Jan 14, 2002
Episode 1 Jan 14, 2002 Yu-Jin is your regular "Little Miss Tardy" who too often finds herself in trouble for her lateness. Today seems no different and once again it is another rush to school for Yu-Jin with her childhood friend; Sang-Hyuk. Unbeknownst to her, this day is different. Fate intervenes as she makes the acquaintance of a mysterious new student.
S01 E02Jan 15, 2002
Episode 2 Jan 15, 2002 Jun-sang and You-jin's love begins to blossom as they keep on running into each other. In the meantime, Jun-sang becomes confused and shocked to find the same picture he has in You-jin's house.
S01 E03Jan 21, 2002
Episode 3 Jan 21, 2002 You-jin waits for Jun-sang until late at night, but he never appears. The next day, she hears the shocking news that Jun-sang was killed in a car accident. Ten years later, You-jin is engaged to Sang-hyuk. She meets her friend Chae-rin's boyfriend Min-hyung, who looks just like Jun-sang.
S01 E04Jan 22, 2002
Episode 4 Jan 22, 2002 You-jin and Min-hyung work together in renovating a ski resort. Although You-jin tries to hide that she's working with Min-hyung, Sang-hyuk soon finds out.
S01 E05Jan 28, 2002
Episode 5 Jan 28, 2002 Sang-hyun is unhappy that You-jin is working with Min-hyung but realizes that he cannot make her quit the work. When Chae-rin finds out that You-jin and her boyfriend work together, she feels threatened and makes up lies about her to Min-hyung.
S01 E06Jan 29, 2002
Episode 6 Jan 29, 2002 Min-hyung takes the drunk You-jin to his hotel room and is surprised when she calls him "Jun-sang". The misunderstanding between the two deepens and Chae-rin sets fire to Min-hyung's anger towards You-jin.
S01 E07Feb 4, 2002
Episode 7 Feb 4, 2002 You-jin is injured while trying to save Min-hyung, and her boyfriend Sang-hyuk is infuriated. When Min-hyung realizes that his girlfriend Chae-rin lied to him about You-jin, he asks her for some space in their relationship. Min-hyung and You-jin go together to a pond where she shared beautiful memories with Jun-sang when they were in high school.