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3 reasons not to skip “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”: From a well-written story to perfect acting 

“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” is a must-see K-drama of summer 2022.

As soon as it premiered, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” immediately became the leading drama in its time slot and saw its ratings skyrocketing with each episode. 

“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” centers on Woo Young Woo, a female attorney with Asperger syndrome (autism spectrum disorder). Thanks to her high IQ and outstanding memory, she graduated as the valedictorian of Law at Seoul National University and started working at the law firm Hanbanda. This is also where she meets kind co-workers and changes her life.

The combination of legal and healing drama genre 

Unlike other legal K-dramas with nerve-racking cases, tense and dramatic developments, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” has a much lighter and relaxing atmosphere.

The key attraction of the drama is that it is fast-paced and funny, so despite being a legal drama, it does not feel dry and hard to absorb for general viewers at all. Not to mention, the aesthetic cinematography and playful soundtrack have made “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” more fun and engaging than ever.

Conveying many meaningful messages

True to the material of a healing drama, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” contains many meaningful messages and subtle details.  

Each character in the drama has a unique personality, but in general, they are all kind and loving. That is shown through the treatment and mutual care between them, without any discrimination or resentment, which warms viewers’ hearts. 

The cast’s acting

The chemistry between the cast of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” has drawn much praise. Not only the two leads Woo Young Woo (Park Eun Bin), Jun Ho (Kang Tae Oh) were praised for their awesome chemistry, but the scenes between the supporting characters were also naturally portrayed. 

Park Eun Bin especially stands out with her portrayal of a genius attorney with Asperger’s syndrome. She nails every gesture, word and action of a person with autism spectrum. The actress’s performance has convinced the audience and is the highlight of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”.

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