Imitation (2021)

Imitation

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TitleImitation
이미테이션
GenreMusical, Romantic
ReleaseMay 7, 2021 – July 23, 2021
BroadcastFridays, 11:20 PM KST
# of Episodes12
NetworkKBS 2TV
DirectorHan Hyunhee
WriterChoi Sunyoung, Kim Minjung
StarringLee Junyoung, Jung Ziso, Park Jiyeon, YUNHO, Danny Ahn, CHANI

Synopsis

” Fantastic performances? Secret relationships? Their real story begins. “

Imitation is a drama about the K-pop idols finding their true self through mysterious incidents and love.


Cast

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Kwon Ryuk
(Lee Junyoung)
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The center of the biggest boy band SHAX, Kwon Ryuk, is an idol with the perfect face, body, talents and personality.

However, he has changed since the disappearance of his fellow SHAX member Eunjo. He smiles just for the pictures.

One day, he meets Maha. He gets annoyed with her, but he misses her.

Lee Maha
(Jung Ziso)
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She has been dreaming of becoming an idol since childhood, but it has not been easy, and therefore she makes a living as La Lima imitation AKA Lalimaha.

Before giving up on her dream, she participates an audition and makes her debut as the center of the girl group Tea Party.

LA LIMA
(Park Jiyeon)
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The best solo artist. No one can take her place.

She has thousands of fans, but she is always lonely. She has been able to manage her loneliness because of her friend, Ryuk, but Maha comes between them.

Maha gets on her nerves, but she does not hate Maha.

YUJIN
(YUNHO)
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Yujin, the center of the boy band SPARKLING, seems to be gentle, but he is actually strong and determined on the inside.

He did not give up on his dream of becoming an idol because of Maha. He is always by her side when times get rough, and this is his way to love her. However, he notices Ryuk and Maha’s feelings for each other, and now he wants to surpass Ryuk.

SHAX
NOG Entertainment | Fandom FINZ
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KWON RYUK
(Lee Junyoung)
Center
dojin
DOJIN
(Park Yuri)
Mood Maker
jaewoo
JAEWOO
(Ahn Junghun)
Leader
leehyun
LEEHYUN
(HWIYOUNG)
Producer
hyuk
HYUK
(JONGHO)
Main Vocalist
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EUNJO
(CHANI)

Tea Party
JH Entertainment | Fandom Tea Bag
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MAHA
(Jung Ziso)
Center
Vocalist
tea
HYUNJI
(Lim Nayoung)
Visual
Rapper
tea
RIA
(MINSEO)
Leader
Main Vocalist

SPARKLING
MUSIC HOLIC | Fandom TOKTOK
yujin
YUJIN
(YUNHO)
hyunoh
HYUNOH
(Lee Suwoong)
seyoung
SEYOUNG
(SEONGHWA)
minsoo
MINSOO
(SAN)

  • Jihak (Danny Ahn)
    Founder of JH Entertainment.
  • Daegwon (Oh Heejoon)
    SHAX’s manager.
  • Taegeun (Shin Sooho)
    SPARKLING’s manager.
  • Park Jinman (Gong Junghwan)
    NOG Entertainment CEO.
  • Reporter Byun (Shim Eunjin)
  • Eunjin (JISOOK)
    Stylist.
  • Annie (Yeon Siwoo)
    Former OMEGA-3 member.

Original Soundtrack

TrackArtistTitle
1SHAXMALO
2OMEGA IIICall Me (8282119)
3LA LIMANo Answer
4Tea PartyShow Me
5SPARKLINGDIAMOND

Imitation Ratings

EPBroadcast DateRating
Part 1 | Part 2
01May 7, 20211.0% | 0.9%
02May 14, 20210.8% | 1.1%
03May 21, 20210.8% | 0.8%
04May 28, 20211.0% | 0.7%
05June 4, 20211.1% | 0.8%
06June 11, 20210.7% | 0.4%
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Notes

  • Imitation (2021) is based on the webtoon “Imitation” by Park Kyungran.
  • Han Hyunhee is the director of Solomon’s Perjury (2016 – 2017) and Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung (2019).

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