Nine: Nine Times Time Travel

Nine: Nine Times Time Travel (2013)

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Park Sun Woo works as an anchorman at a TV broadcasting station. He is in love with newsreporter Joo Min Young, who is bright and honest. Park Sun Woo then obtains 9 incense items, which allows him to go back 20 years in time. Park Sun Woo travels to the past.

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    나인: 아홉 번의 시간여행
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Feb 5, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
Time Travel is one of the best topic for a drama, but it is also a very difficult topic: if the script is bad, no matter how beautiful the storyline is, it will be a flop.
This drama has everything a time travel drama should have: good plot, good script, good casting and good meanings.
The plot is full of twist, emotions, changes and it takes you to another world, the world read more the main character is experiencing.
Because it is a drama that rounds around the main character: even if the others are important, the feeling you have is that Sun Woo is fighting alone with his own story, because he wants to change something he cannot change anymore.
I found this drama awesome because he makes you think about life.
"Changing something bad in the past maybe cannot bring you happyness."
If something bad happens you have to work alone on your own happyness, not trying to change your past or your fate.
This is the meaning of this drama in my opinion, and it is a good meaning.
I think this drama is amazing. Even if it doesn't allow you to understand everything (but this is part of the script), it makes you think of everyday life while the plot is a time travel so a 'fantastic' one.
I absolutely loved this drama and I am planning to rewatch it.
I reccomend this.
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Nov 6, 2013
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
I really can't figure out why this isn't as popular as it should be.

I was sucked it by the first episode-- watched it all in barely four days. There was really nothing about it I didn't like. I actually tried to find problems with it:

Music= I didn't watch it on mute! Good job music.
Romance (too much/little)= this is how you balance, man.
Action (pointless/thrilling)= :') All interesting and had read more a purpose
Actors= chemistry was great, I didn't have to cringe at anyone
Comedy (too much/little)= Came just when I needed it. It was sarcastic and witty and wow I'm pretty sure I didn't laugh at anything I wasn't supposed to this time because, y'know, good acting
Ending= the only time I really didn't mind an ambiguous ending.
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Both have the supernatural element.
In both the male lead tries to change some decision they made in the past while havin an unsure relationship with the female lead.
Both are wonderful.
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These two dramas have similar vibes to each other and are compelling in their own right. The concept of changing the past and butterfly effect/it's consequences, are explored in both dramas. The thrill and mystery are there to keep you hooked. I recommend watching both :)
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    Narco Mar 31, 2016
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    Nanotao Mar 14, 2016 - edited

    Nine has the really dumb female and arrogant male lead. xO I started to watch it only because part of the drama was filmed in Nepal, kinda my second home. But the plot happened to be breathtaking. Though I mostly fast-scrolled the second harf of the episodes as it was draggy. 20 episodes is too much.

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    EXOWOLFGIRL Feb 13, 2016 - edited

    Do you recommend it for me guys

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    CjRun Feb 11, 2016 - edited

    I am on episode 3 now. so far still very interesting!! Hope he doesnt die at the end.

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    radhz_dramalover Feb 8, 2016

    daebakkkkk. great drama i must say. i mean i really dont know why i kept it on hold. probably because of not so famous cast. but this drama and its complexity. all the mind games and twists are treat to watch. I am glad that i got to see this drama.

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    radhz_dramalover Feb 8, 2016
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    radhz_dramalover Feb 6, 2016

    I started watching this drama based on a recommendation . Now I am in episode 4. 3rd episode made story really interesting. M loving it.I think I am going to binge watch this. Oh good bye my life.

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    dayidream Feb 1, 2016

    events started after episode 4 so I recommend continue watching until ep 5 ... this is one of the best time-travel story.... and one of the best small screen couple they had chemistry .... Totally recommended ^^

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    dramaconnoisseur Jan 28, 2016

    I remember watching a few episodes when it was aired on tv, but this drama didn't attract me that much so I haven't continued to watch. But I remember that many articles said that this drama is really good.

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    bossmama Jan 17, 2016 - edited

    Great start, then it hit a melodrama bump (seriously the whole scene that lead Sun Woo's dad to his demise was kinda laughable), then it dragged a bit (or maybe not, it just dealt with the romance thingy which I have no interest with so it felt draggy for me), but at least it has a pretty satisfying ending.

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    irish Nov 23, 2015

    Attractive leads, (although I thought she was too talkitive. But when the story required her to play more serious scenes, and she became less hyper,you might say, I appreciated her acting more. I think though the best perormance came from Jeon No-Min as the brother.

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    Mo-chan Nov 13, 2015 - edited

    Choi Jin Cheol's facial expressions were the best hahahah The actor made an awesome job!!!

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    Ancutel Sep 30, 2015

    After seeing the last episode I've watched the first episode again and the last part of episode 3. Then everything make sens. The last phrase told us "to believe what we want to believe and to love what we want to love". Looks like the first episode is the sequel of the last episode.

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    naccu Sep 9, 2015 - edited

    I'm trying to figure out what the ending meant but every theory that comes to mind doesn't fit somehow!

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      radhz_dramalover Feb 8, 2016

      yup. I think writers want audience to always guess it. thats why it had an open ending which is not leading any where. my head hurts when ever in think about last scene

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      naccu Feb 8, 2016

      I have come up with a theory a few months now! I'm satisfied with myself xD

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      radhz_dramalover Feb 8, 2016

      ha ha. i am also pegging on a theory as of now, i dont want to think anymore, i want to feel content with the IQ i have. lol, this is cracking me up. Ha Ha. some how i have similar experience with cheese in the trap drama trying to figure about MC

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    Cool Aug 25, 2015 - edited
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      SSKF Jan 18, 2016
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      bossmama Jan 21, 2016

      I know right, like, I feel I got it but.. then.. I don't? Huh? Lol, anyway thanks for putting up with me

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      SSKF Jan 24, 2016

      Lol, No problem! :)

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      radhz_dramalover Feb 8, 2016
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      Cool Feb 8, 2016

      As I said, till today it remain as mysteries as what you say - doesn't make sense at all why he look so sad after the "telephone booth murder" if Sun Woo is not is biological son. It depend on how you understand the story and judgement, this what make the drama so special aren't it? I can make up another like 3 to 4 different interpretation of the ending but decided to stick to the original one which I posted in the OP because it make more sense in comparison.


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    South Korea
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    Mar 11, 2013 to May 14, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    52 min.


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    8.6 (scored by 3,033 users)
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