TYPE OF REVIEW : HINDSIGHT REVIEW
Fair amount of spoilers. Less spoilery First Impression Review here.
There have been many high school-set Korean dramas in recent years, all with varying degrees of commercial and creative success. But none have been able to (though many didn’t aspire to) accurately and realistically portray the lives of contemporary youths.
But KBS’s School 2013 was able to do just that.
This 2013 revival of KBS’ successful turn of the century drama franchise which ended more than ten years ago was a harshly realistic, but sincere depiction of today’s youth and the people and situations that will play a part in shaping the rest of their lives. Continue reading