- Reborn Rich is an upcoming South Korean series starring Song Joong Ki and Shin Hyun Been
- The Korean drama will be available on Viki from November 18th 2022
- The series happens to be adapted from the webtoon ‘Youngest Son of a Conglomerate’
Undoubtedly Korean dramas, popularly known as K-dramas, sell like hotcakes with Asian and Indian audiences. Many OTT platforms such as Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Viki, MX Player and Amazon Prime Video continue to add more as these dramas for their OTT viewers.
There are many reasons the audiences are going gaga over a K-drama. Everything is top-notch in K-dramas, from the story treatment to character development to the actors and the plotline. Reborn Rich is the next South Korean drama that is arriving soon to entertain K-drama lovers in the country. It stars the popular actor Song Joong Ki, which is another reason why most drama lovers have it on their watchlist.
The series is also known as Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son, literally meaning ‘The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate’. This JTBC series is based on the web novel The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate.
Reborn Rich OTT Release Date
Reborn Rich will be available on the OTT platforms Viki and Viu. Indian audiences can view the series on Viki from the 18th of November. The show will premiere on JTBC on the same date, at 22:30 Korean Standard Time. Every week three episodes will be available for users to watch, which means that there will be one episode each on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. So far, no other OTT platform has announced streaming of this drama, and we will be closely watching the space. For those unaware, Viki is a free streaming platform where you will be able to stream Reborn Rich (and other K-Dramas that they have in their content library) with English subtitles. It is a free app that lets you stream content with ads.
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In Korea, Reborn Rich is streaming on both Netflix and Disney+. Given the strong rating and Song Joong Ki’s popularity in India, we expect that either of these platforms will announce the streaming details of this drama for the Indian audience. However, there is no update so far.
Reborn Rich Official Trailer and Storyline
The makers have released three trailers so far. With each, they have tried to share different facets of the story and pique the audience’s interest. From what we have gathered so far, the story of Reborn Rich revolves around Yoon Hyun Woo, played by Song Joong Ki. Yoon Hyun Woo, in the present day, is a loyal, hardworking employee working for the Jin family and Sunyang Group. One day his loyalty is paid back with betrayal, and he is murdered. The twist in the tale comes when Yoon Hyun Woo, who is murdered, travels back in time to the year 1987, and he is reborn as the Sunyang group’s youngest son Jin Do Joon.
When Song Joong Ki’s character realises what has happened, he plans his revenge and plans a hostile takeover of the Sunyang group. Song Joong Ki’s character will have varied shades in Reborn Rich. Seo Min Young, essayed by Shin Hyun Been and will be seen as a prosecutor in the anti-corruption investigation department. Seo Min Young will more or less be known as the ‘Sunyang Group Grim Reaper’, as per reports.
The fantasy, revenge, period genre series Reborn Rich consists of 16 episodes. To know how exactly Yoon Hyun Woo/ Jin Do Joo and Seo Min Young’s lives will entangle and how the edgy revenge K-drama will unfold, watch Reborn Rich.
Fans of Song Joong Ki are excited about the show as they will get to see their favourite hero in another revenge drama after Vincenzo. From the trailer, it looks like they will get to watch more shades of his character in Reborn Rich.
Reborn Rich Cast and Crew
The Descendants of the Sun and Vincenzo series actor Song Joong Ki will portray the male lead protagonist Jin Do Joon/ Yoon Hyun Woo in Reborn Rich. Actor Shin Hyun Been who was earlier seen in the series Queen of Mystery, Hospital Playlist, will essay the female lead protagonist Seo Min Young in the show. Actor Lee Sung Min also plays the main role in Reborn Rich.
Based on the webtoon The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate, Reborn Rich is written by Kim Tae Hee and Jung Dae Yoon. The show also stars actors Kim Nam Hee, Tiffany Young, Jo Han Chul, Park Hyuk Kwon, Park Hi Hyun, Kang Ki Doong, Kim Young Jae, Kim Jung Nan, Kim Shin Rok, Kim Hyun, Jung Hae Tae, Yoon Je Moon, among others.
Reborn Rich Reviews and Rating
The first episode of Reborn Rich aired on November 18, and it has received rave reviews from audiences and critics alike. According to Soompi, Reborn Rich’s premiere episode garnered the highest ratings of any JTBC drama this year—and the second-highest premiere ratings of any drama in JTBC history. The rating rose sharply for the second and third episode and even touched double digits for Sunday’s episode.
Reborn Rich IMDb rating: 9.1/10