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Dream High 2

Drama Title: Dream High 2 (Season 2)
Korean Title: 드림하이 시즌2
Romanization Pronunciation: Deurimhai Sijeun 2 / Deu-rim-ha-i Si-jeun2
Chinese Name: 追梦高中 第二季 / 夢想起飛2 / 星梦高飞2
Japanese Name: ドリームハイ2
Genre: Romance, Musical
Episodes: 16
Broadcast Place: South Korea
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 30 January 2012 – 20 March 2012
Language: Korean
Air time: Monday and Tuesday 9:55 PM

Preceded By: Brain
Followed By:

Plot Summary / Synopsis

A three-member idol girl group, HershE, transfers into Kirin Arts High School. The popular idol group has to team up with another boy group in school.

Kirin Arts high school was once a prestigious idol-training school. However, the school failed to produce stars past several years. Moreover, after going through excessive campus expansion, it is now in dire financial status and in danger to be shut down. The CEO is asking for help from Kang Cheol Seung, who is called ‘Hand of Midas’ in entertainment industry. As a solution, Kang Cheol Seung proposes to hold an audition offering a billion South Korean won to the winner and guaranteed admission to the participants who pass the preliminary.

Many comes for the audition. Pretty boy, Hae Sung, is trying to find his father! Armed with confidence, Jang Boa is ready to take judges’ spiteful remarks and achieve her dream as an idol star! Ko Shi Won is more concerned about his outfit than his singing on stage. He seems vain but actually innocent inside. Shin Nara came for an audition blinded by her love for Shi Won. Later, she discovers her talent as a singer. Let’s go on a rough journey to the miracle with these guys!

This drama shows how students of different backgrounds collaborate together and overcome challenges to achieve success.

Cast

Kirin Arts High School Students

Kang So Ra (강소라) as Shin Hye Sung
2AM’s Jung Jin Woon (정진운) as Jin Yoo Jin
Yoo So Young (유소영) as Park Soon Dong
Kim Ji Soo (김지수) as Park Hong Joo
Jung Yeon Joo (정연주) as Yi Seul
Park Jin Young Jr (박진영) as Jung Wi Bong

Idol Groups

T-ara’s Park Ji Yeon (박지연) as Ryan – member of idol girl group HershE
Sistar’s Hyo Rin (효린) as Nana – member of idol girl group HershE
Ailee (에일리) as Ailee – member of idol girl group HershE
JB (제이비) as JB (제이비) – member of pop boy group I:dn
Park Seo Joon (에일리) as Siwoo – member of pop boy group I:dn

Kirin Arts High School Teachers

Kwon Hae Hyo (권해효) as Joo Jung Wan – Principal
Kim Jung Tae (김정태) as Lee Kang Chul – President of Oz Entertain and Kirin
Park Jin Young (박진영) as Yang Jin Man
Choi Yeo Jin (최여진) as Ahn Tae Yeon (안태연)
Park Kahi (박가희) as Hyun Ji Soo

Cameo Appearance

miss A’s Bae Suzy
2PM’s Taecyeon
T-ara’s Ham Eun Jung
Wooyoung
IU (Lee Ji Eun)
BandToxic (밴드톡식) – Cameo at episode 1

Production Credits

Director: Lee Eung Bok (이응복), Mo Wan Il (모완일)
Screenwriter: Heo Seong Hye (허성혜)
Production Companies: KeyEast, JYPE, and CJ Media
Producer: Bae Yong Joon, Park Jin Young

Synopsis by Episode

Viewership Ratings (Ranking)

Date Episode Nationwide (TNS) Seoul (TNS) Nationwide (AGB) Seoul (AGB)
30 January 2012 1 9.2 9.8 (16th) 10.5 (20th) 11.6 (18th)
31 January 2012 2 8.9 (19th) 10.1 (15th) 9.8 11.0 (17th)
6 February 2012 3 8.2 9.8 (20th) 7.2 8.6
7 February 2012 4 9.8 11.7 (18th) 8.2 9.9
13 February 2012 5 7.6 8.9 7.7 9.1
14 February 2012 6 7.9 9.0 7.9 9.5
20 February 2012 7 6.9 9.9 8.1 9.7
21 February 2012 8 7.8 8.3 (20th) 7.9 9.2
27 February 2012 9 7.7 8.7 7.3 8.9
28 February 2012 10 7.8 9.7 (18th) 7.9 9.1
5 March 2012 11 6.3 7.1 6.4 7.1
6 March 2012 12 7.1 8.5 6.4 7.6
12 March 2012 13 5.2 6.5 6.2 7.8
13 March 2012 14 5.7 6.5 5.8 6.0
19 March 2012 15 5.7 6.8 5.7 6.5
20 March 2012 16 6.4 7.7 6.6 7.5

Trivia

  • The season 2 for 2011 KBS2’s Dream High.
  • First script reading took place on December 17th, 2011 at a restaurant at Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Filming began on December 16th, 2012 at Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

Official Site
Official Photo Gallery
Official Behind the Scene (Making) Videos

Dream High 2 Trailers

Dream High 2 Wallpapers
Dream High 2 Digital Photobook

Dream High 2 MV – You Walking Toward Me
Dream High 2 OST Part 1 – Falling
Dream High 2 OST Part 2 – You’re My Star
Dream High 2 OST Part 3 – Hello to Myself
Dream High 2 OST Part 4 – Super Star
Dream High 2 OST Part 5 – Painful Hope
Dream High 2 OST Part 6 – B Class Life
Dream High 2 OST Part 7 – Together
Dream High 2 OST Part 8 – The Dreamer / Day by Day
Dream High 2 Insert Song – Sunflower

Watch online with English subtitle at viki.com or dramafever.com.
Watch online with Chinese subtitle (not yet available).

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