Will “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” stars Shin Min-a and Kim Seon-ho become the best K-drama love team of 2021? A lot of fans seem to think so, as they have been swooning over the pair whom they have dubbed the “Dimple Couple” even before “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” premiered on Netflix on Aug. 28. The first episode certainly didn’t disappoint, and in fact the rom-com from tvN premiered at No. 1 in its time slot across all cable channels in South Korea, with an average nationwide rating of 6.8%. Of course, since this is a K-drama, the first meeting between their characters in this premiere wasn’t exactly a romantic one.
“Thank you. But did you only find one of them? I’m truly thankful, but have you seen the other shoe? I wore them for the first time today. They were expensive. Since you’ve already found this, could you help me find the other one?” Yoon Hye-jin (Shin Min-a) asks Hong Du-sik (Kim Seon-ho) when he goes ashore after surfing and gives her the shoe he found floating because she left them near the water.(more…)