Romance Is a Bonus Book was a delightful bonus for all the book lovers out there, as finally, we get one Korean drama where books are mentioned at every spot, and bibliophiles can finally agree with one series adaptation that isn’t a book. Romance Is a Bonus Book originally titled Romaenseuneun Byeolchaekburok is a 2019 released South Korean drama series starring Lee Na-young and Lee Jong-suk. It aired from January 26 to March 17, 2019, on tvN.

Especially the ones who love books. The story revolves around a copywriter who is trying to get back to work. An excellent editor who holds the secrets of Korea’s one of the most loved writers who disappeared after releasing his last book. And a publishing company, Gyeoroo, which is filled with passionate and hardworking editors, and designers. By the end of the show, as the story unfolds, we see every character going through developing the best forms of themselves, along with the writer’s perspective of the books. Before release, the show was supposed to be named How To Publish Love?

Romance Is a Bonus Book Season 2 Possible Release Date (Coming Soon)

Romance Is a Bonus Season 2 has not yet been officially announced by the creators and there is less chance that the show will have a season 2 anytime soon. But there is a high chance the creators might return with a spin-off movie to the show keeping the massive audience in mind.

Season 2 has less chance to be launched on Netflix as most of the story had been covered and season 1 did not end on a cliffhanger. Which makes it clear that the show will not be coming back anytime soon. Kang Dan-i and Cha Eun Ho the lead protagonist of the comedy K-Drama have been seen in other Tv shows as well and as of now, they are busy with other projects which are not intact with Romance Is a Bonus season 2.

Although there have been various instances where the shows were completely finished off when there is a huge fanbase demanding another season, the writers jot down another part of the story. That’s their creative part as every artist creates it’s a piece of art so that the audience can enjoy it. thus concluding about season 2 there are high hopes that the same might happen with Romance Is a Bonus Season 2 too.

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Romance Is A Bonus Book Season 2 Expected Plot (Spoilers)

Season 1 of Romance Is a Bonus Book wrapped up all the loose ties by its final episode. There isn’t much to expect in the new season, other than the relationship between Kang Dan I and Cha Eun Ho. The ups and downs they might face, especially after Eun Ho gets to meet Dan I’s daughter when she returns to Korea.

As season 1 showed Dan, I was trying to get back into the corporate world after being a stay-at-home mom for seven years. As she took care of her husband and daughter. But now broke and living under her broken house illegally. Cha Eun Ho was trying to keep his promise to protect writer Kang Byeong Jun, a father-like figure to him. Along with keeping his feelings for Dan I under control.

Song Hae Rin was trying to be good at her job along with being in love with Eun Ho, but she was bad at hiding it. While Ji Seo Joon was a graphic designer who was trying to snoop around Eun Ho. As he tries to get the secret about the writer Kang Byeong Jun, who disappeared after releasing his last book, out of Eun Ho. The new interns at Gyeoroo, Oh Ji Yul, and Park Hoon, have their own struggles.

With Ji Yul’s mother trying to babysit her all the time and Park Hoon getting employed after years. While CEO Kim Jae Min makes the workplace as comfortable as he can while taking care of his family and helping Eun Ho. Director Go Yoo Sun lives life for herself as she sees her friends living the conventional married life. Manager Seo Young Ah and Editor Bong Ji Hong manage their marriage and work together.

The Members of Gyeoroo Publications

Along with working at the publication, the interns, Park Hoon and Ji Yul, dating for real too. After acting for so long, they finally confessed and became a real couple. CEO Kim does his best to hold the company together.

While Director Go Yoo Sun doesn’t let other people bother her much. With Manager Seo Young Ah understanding her worth and divorcing Editor Bong Ji Hong, they both are now living their lives on their own terms. With all the people in the company doing their best.

Romance Is a Bonus Book Season 2 Cast & Characters

Making her come back into the acting world after being a stay-at-home mom in real life, too. Lee Na Young joined as the lead cast member, playing the role of Kang Dan I. Currently, she is not working on any upcoming K-drama and spending time with her family.

The global heartthrob from South Korea and the “giving angel” Lee Jong Suk was also in the lead cast, playing the role of Cha Eun Ho. As he has just completed his military service, Jong Suk is back to work again. He is currently working on the upcoming movie “Decibel”, starring actors Kim Rae Won and Cha Eun Woo.

Jung Yoo Jin, who has worked with Jong Suk before in W, plays the role of the heartbroken second lead. Repeats her role in the show, playing Song Hae Rin. The unrequited couple’s chemistry is amazing as always. She will be appearing in the upcoming JTBC drama “Snow Drop”.

Currently trending for his role in Netflix’s Squid Game, Wi Ha Joon plays the soft-hearted graphic designer and writer Ji Seo Joon. As the hints of them ending up together are given, Song Hae Rin and Wi Ha Joon have worked together in Netflix’s “Something In The Rain” too.

The Gyeoroo Publication Team

Many amazing actors came together. With actor Kim Tae Woo playing the cheerful CEO Kim Jae Min. He was last seen in the movie “Silence” directed by Kim Tae Gon. Actress Kim Yoo Mi plays the cold-hearted but soft inside director, Go Yoo Sun. Her last role was in the Netflix K-drama “Hello, Me” playing Oh Ji Eun.

Actor Jo Han Chul plays the understanding editor, but not so-understanding husband, Bong Ji Hong. He has been working on the K-drama called “Heaven: To the Land of Happiness”. Known as the nation’s aunt, Kim Sun Young plays the chill marketing head, Seo Young Ah. After the show, Sun Young has been seen in “When The Camilla Bloom” and “Crash Landing On You” as the thug neighborhood aunt.

Park Gyu Young and Kang Ki Doong play the interns Oh Ji Yul and Park Hoon. Ki Doon has played some important roles in recent K-dramas like “The Witch’s Diner”, “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”, and “The King: Eternal Monarch”. Gyu Young has always been a part of shows like “The Devil Judge”, “Dali and Cocky Prince”, “Sweet Home”, and “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”.

Romance is A Bonus Book Season 2 Trailer

If you want a head start on the debut season, or want to get a taste of what the show is like beforehand, you can watch the official trailer for it here.

Where To Watch Online?

Romance Is a Bonus Book is available to watch on Netflix. Season 1 of the show has 16 episodes in total, with each episode being around an hour long. The show has been on Netflix since its release in 2019. And with high ratings and viewership, the streaming service won’t be removing the show for the time being.

All the episodes perfectly manage to catch the emotions the characters are going through. If CEO Kim’s motivation bits can’t motivate viewers in real life. Kang Dan, I’m motivating flash mob at the sauna will definitely do it.

Sagar Bhatnagar
Sagar Bhatnagar
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