How to Buy a Friend

How to Buy a Friend (2020)

  • Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
  • Creator: Kwon Laad
  • First Air Date: 2020-04-06
  • Last Air Date: 2020-04-28
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 35 min.
  • Production Company: Mega Monster
  • Production Country: South Korea
  • Networks: KBS2
  • Director: Yoo Young-eun
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Park Chan-Hong is an ordinary high school student. He has talent for writing and he gets pressured by his parents about his studies. Park Chan-Hong doesn't have any specific dreams. He is friends with Eom Se-Yoon, who attends the same high school. She is popular at school. Meanwhile, Heo Don-Hyeok is classmates with Park Chan-Hong. Heo Don-Hyeok is not interested in studying and he works to pay for his living expenses. One day, Heo Don-Hyeok saves Park Chan-Hong from a school bully. To pay for his rent, Heo Don-Hyeok asks to borrow 300,000 won ($270 USD) from Park Chan-Hong. Park Chan-Hong lends him the money, but that money was supposed to pay for his private institute tuition fee. After school, Park Chan-Hong now doesn't have a place to go. He begins to spend time with Heo Don-Hyeok.

  • Keywords: high school, based on comic, school, school life, based on webcomic or webtoon
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    How to Buy a Friend Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2020-04-06
    8 Episodes

    How to Buy a Friend Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 135 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 235 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 335 min
    Season 1Episode 4Episode 435 min
    Season 1Episode 5Episode 535 min
    Season 1Episode 6Episode 635 min
    Season 1Episode 7Episode 735 min
    Season 1Episode 8Episode 835 min
    • Lee Sin-young

      as Park Chan-Hong
    • Oh Hee-jun

      as Oh Kyung-Pyo
    • Jang Hye-jin

      as Jo Pyeong-Sub
    • Kim Do-wan

      as Kwak Sang-Pil
    • Kim In-kwon

      as Woo Tae-Jung
    • Kim So-ra

      as Choi Jung-Won
    • Kim Won-hae

      as Park Choong-Jae
    • Shin Seung-ho

      as Heo Don-Hyeok
    • Min Do-hee

      as Choi Mi-Ra
    • Cho Yi-hyun

      as Shin Seo-Jung
    • Lee Jung-hyun

      as Kim Dae-Yong
    • Kim So-hye

      as Eom Se-Yoon
    • Baek Ji-won

      as Oh Jung-Hee
    Directing Yoo Young-eun Director