Reply 1994 (2013) [Eungdaphara 1994] is a South Korean comedy, drama, romance television series written by Lee Woo-jung and directed by Shin Won-ho. It stars Go Ara, Jung Woo, Yoo Yeon-seok, Kim Sung-kyun, Son Ho-jun, Baro, Min Do-hee, Sung Dong-il, and Lee Il-hwa. It aired on tvN from October 18, 2013 through December 28, 2013. It is currently airing on Netflix.
It is one of the highest rated Korean dramas in cable television history.
Reply 1994 focuses on the life events of the residents of a boarding house in ’90’s Seoul. The story revolves around young adults who are taking on the challenges of moving to a new environment to go to college and who must learn to get along and to grow into accomplished adults.
Reply 1994 is set in 1994 when six university students from various provincial areas of South Korea live together at a boarding house in Sinchon, Seoul, while they study. The boarding house is run by a couple with a daughter named Sung Na-jung (Go Ah Ra) who becomes friends with the students and who eventually marries one of them. The story switches back and forth between 1994 and 2013 and it follows significant events which were happening in the Korea between 1994 and the years that followed. The historical and cultural events include the emergence of the K-pop group Seo Taiji and Boys who had a large influence on the future of K-pop, the Sampoong Department Store collapse, and the birth of the Korean Basketball League.