The plot is centered around the 10 year relationship between Yoon Seok Hyun and Joo Yeol Mae, who have been repeatedly breaking up and getting back together the entire duration of their relationship. Tired and looking for love elsewhere, Jung Yoo Mi turns her attention to Shin Ji Hoon and leaves Yoon Seok Hyun to look on with envy.

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  • Aug 12, 2012 16 of 16 episodes seen
    22 of 24 people found this review helpful
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    • Overall  9
    • Story  7
    • Acting/Cast  9
    • Music  9
    • Rewatch Value  9
    So I never saw the first season (billed actors didn’t attract me enough and I don’t like dramas that are associated with “Sex and the City). However the fact that Lee Jin Wook (I keep tabs on him) was back in first lead role status definitely put the second season on my radar even if I didn’t like the main female lead actress( hated her in Que Sera Sera)…

    Story: I loved the idea that the 2 main leads had a history for a really long time before they broke up. I didn’t think it could be romantic watching their journey back to each other but man did I eat all that angst up. I also enjoyed the romances of the main female character’s 2 friends.The
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  • Sep 8, 2012 16 of 16 episodes seen
    13 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    • Overall  6
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    • Acting/Cast  7
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    The back and forth comparison with this drama and its first version compelled me to record my own experience.

    I'm jumping on the bandwagon for those who agreed the first one was better.

    This one was trying to follow the same format and formula as the first one, injecting bits of mystery and melodrama in the storyline just to make it a little different but ended up incohesive and jarring.

    Have a trio of girlfriends each with their own entirely unique personality, taste, and love lines - Check!

    Present a broken long-term intimate relationship that had gone through an on-off even helter-skelter ride - Check!

    Present a strong new love to rival the first - Check!

    I think I will stop here before I ultimately enter
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  • sunflower63 Feb 6, 2014
    This drama was pleasant and interesting to watch. What I appreciated most in all the I Need Romance dramas is the fresh and realistic way in which relationships are portrayed which is not very common in Kdramas. It is obvious the writers were inspired by Sex and the City however they managed to make the story original and different in its own way and not just a copy of the American series. In the main love story here there is a lot of pushing and pulling which sometimes became a little tiring. Nevertheless it represented the perfect image of what can happen in real life. Lee Jin Wook's character is quite hateful for most of the drama, however his looks made up for it pretty well.
    4 ❤
  • Lady_Tatih Jan 22, 2014
    Ji Hoon is the cutest guy in the world <33
    2 ❤
  • Joanne03 Jan 3, 2014
    1 ❤
  • forever_shawol Dec 24, 2013
    started off meh but I never realised how interested I wasd until when it ended and Now I can't wait for season 3 I loved season 2 so much
    3 ❤
  • forever_shawol Dec 24, 2013
    Love the characters so much, It's a gotta watch
    1 ❤
  • Sawawawawawa Dec 24, 2013
    Good watch!! XD
  • danielnaon Dec 13, 2013
    It was so fucking awesome!
    3 ❤
  • nynex Oct 21, 2013
    This...is Sex in the City. The 3 women and their personalities...it's the same thing. haha, took me 3 episodes before I realized the similarities.
    1 ❤
  • Elsaka Sep 18, 2013
    Watched the second season first and honestly I liked both but the second season was better in my opinion. Because I liked the bestfriend-lover relationship.
    5 ❤
    • soumatra Nov 26, 2013
      in the end I hated both, they lack the Magic of Kdrama, the divine love and gwiyeoun moment
      2 ❤
  • iamsarah Sep 1, 2013
    I liked it and it had a wonderful ending! :)
    2 ❤
  • namkarol Aug 31, 2013
    I'm in love with this drama, I think I need to watch more dramas like that... i mean... with hot kisses and things like it LOL
    3 ❤
  • Mary28 Aug 28, 2013
    It was AWESOME, i loved it...it is the first drama i can say I loved all the different characters story. It's really interesting and funny to watch.
    1 ❤
  • EvesSecret Aug 9, 2013
    I am currently watching the first season, but I cannot stop myself from wondering how the second season differs from the first.....
  • marlenefoung Jun 15, 2013
    Do we need to watch the first season in order to watch this one? or is it different stories?
    1 ❤
    • athlinia Jun 16, 2013
      there are different stories :) this season has nothing to do with the first one, though they have kept the format: three girlfriends and their love life.
      I, for one, would recommend the first season to watch first. For me it was like and emotional roller-coaster, maybe because I identified with some of their problems. I cried too haha.
      But this one is interesting too and worth watching :)
      4 ❤
  • Bookdork1 Jun 1, 2013
    I completely loved this drama, but I do think that the final episode was really rushed. Like, how did YeolMae even find out where SeokHyun was staying? She just randomly showed up there one day! I guess I would have liked their reunion to have been a bit more epic...ack, whatever, I'm just happy they ended up together! :D
    2 ❤


I Need Romance 2

I Need Romance 2


  • Main Title: I Need Romance 2
  • Native title: 로맨스가 필요해 2012
  • Also Known as: Romaenseuga Pilyohae Sijeun 2; Romaenseuka Pilyohae 2012; I Need Romance 2012;

General Details

  • CountrySouth Korea
  • Aired: June 20, 2012 to August 9, 2012
  • Airs On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • # of Episodes 16
    Average Duration 50 min. per episode
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance


  • Score: 7.52 (scored by 1,495 user)
  • Ranked: #504
  • Popularity: #237
  • Members: 2,812
  • Favorites: 0
3.8 stars - based on 1,495 votes

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