Daily Dose of Sunshine (Netflix Series 2023) Review

Jenny Da Eun is a nurse. She is moving from the Department of Internal Medicine to the Department of Neuropsychiatry.

Daily Dose of Sunshine

The new South Korean web series Daily Dose of Sunshine (Korean: 철신병동에도 전싨삃 와요) is being directed by Lee Jae-gyu and stars Park Bo-young, Yeon Woo-jin, Jang Dong-yoon, and Lee Jung-eun

It’s based on the Korean webtoon of the same name written by Lee Ra-ha, who used to be a nurse and draws from her own life. The movie is set to be released on Netflix on November 3, 2023.


DramaDaily Dose of Sunshine
Hangul정신병동에도 아침이 와요
DirectorLee Jae-Kyu
WriterLee Ra-Ha (webcomic), Lee Nam-Kyu, Oh Bo-Hyun, Kim Da-Hee
No of Episodes12
Release DateNovember 3, 2023
CountrySouth Korea

Daily Dose of Sunshine (Netflix Series 2023): Story

Jenny Da Eun is a nurse. She is moving from the Department of Internal Medicine to the Department of Neuropsychiatry. She has never worked in neuropsychiatry before, so everything is hard and strange for her. Even so, Jung Da Eun does her best to help the patients, and with Chief Nurse Song Hyo Jin’s help, she grows as a nurse.

Dong Go Yoon is a doctor who specializes in proctology. By seeing how pure Nurse Jung Da Eun is, Dong Go Yoon realizes that she makes him smile and even heals him.

Also, Song Yoo Chan is friends with Jung Da Eun. He seems very smart, but he’s in pain that no one knows about.

Daily Dose of Sunshine: Cast

Main Characters:

1) Park Bo Young as Jung Da Eun (Instagram)

Park Bo Young

Park Bo Young is a South Korean actress born on February 12, 1990, in Jeungpyeong County, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. 

The movies Scandal Makers (2008), A Werewolf Boy (2012), and On Your Wedding Day (2018), as well as the TV shows Oh My Ghost (2015), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), Abyss (2019), Doom at Your Service (2021), Strong Girl Nam-soon (2023), and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023) made her famous. 

Along with fellow newcomer Lee Min-ho, she made her acting start in the 2006 high school TV show Secret Campus. Before her big acting start, she was in a short movie called Equal in 2005, when she was in middle school. At the 7th Seoul International Youth Film Festival, the short film got the Challenging Reality Award. 

Park became famous when she starred with Cha Tae-hyun in the comedy Scandal Makers. The movie had 8.3 million watchers and was one of the biggest hits in Korean film history. She was also called “Nation’s Little Sister” because of how well it did.

2) Yeon Woo Jin as Dong Go Yoon (Instagram)

Yeon Woo Jin

Yeon Woo Jin is a South Korean actor born on July 5, 1984. He began his career as a model. His part in “Arang and the Magistrate” (2012), which won him a nomination for Best New Actor, made him famous as an actor. 

Since then, he’s been in several well-known shows, including “Marriage, Not Dating” (2014), “Queen for Seven Days” (2017), “Judge vs. Judge” (2017), “Priest” (2018), “I Wanna Hear Your Song” (2019), “Undercover” (2021), and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023). 

His Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Sejong University was his last academic degree.

3) Jang Dong Yoon as Song Yu Chan (Instagram)

Jang Dong Yoon

Jang Dong-yoon is a South Korean actor born on July 12, 1992, in Daegu, South Korea. He is best known for playing the lead in the hit TV shows School 2017 (2017), The Tale of Nokdu (2019), Search (2020), and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023). Jang joined the military because he had to in May 2012 and got out in February 2014. 

He finished at Hanyang University with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Economics. Jang’s first role was in the 2016 Naver web show Women at a Game Company. 

He has since been in several well-known plays, including A Poem a Day (2018), Mr. Sunshine (2018), and Joseon Exorcist (2021). Flower Bloom Even in the Sand, his most recent drama, aired in 2023.

4) Lee Jung Eun as Song Hyo Jin (Instagram)

Lee Jung Eun

Lee Jung-Eun is a South Korean actress born on January 23, 1970, in Seoul, South Korea. Her most famous part was Moon-Hwang, the housekeeper, in the movie Parasite, which won four Academy Awards and was the first movie not in English to win Best Picture. 

Lee began her work as an assistant director for plays. Her first role was in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which she performed in after graduating from Hanyang University’s Department of Theatre and Film in 1991. Lee was an actress, but in the 2000s she was also an acting teacher. Ye Ji-won and Lee Eun-joo were two of her students. 

The musical Laundry, which came out in 2008 and is considered one of the most creative musicals in Korea, was her big break as an actor. She was a master, a grandmother, and an employee, among other things. 

It was this work that earned Lee her first award, the Young Drama Award. Since then, she’s been in several well-known shows, including The Queen’s Classroom (2014), Oh My Ghost (2015), Undercover (2021), and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023).

Supporting Characters:

  • Lee Sang Hee 
  • Yoo In Soo 
  • Lim Jae Hyeok 
  • Kong Seong Ha 
  • Chang Ryul 
  • Lee Yi Dam 
  • Jeon Bae Soo 
  • Kim Jong Tae 
  • Jung Woon Sun 
  • Jo Dal Hwan 
  • Noh Jae Won 
  • Kwon Han Sol 
  • Kim Yeo Jin 
  • Park Ji Yun 

Why I Watch This TV Series?

Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023)” might be fun to watch because of the following reasons:

  • The show is a heartwarming and emotional drama that revolves around the life of a kind-hearted nurse named Jung Da Eun, who works in the department of neuropsychiatry. She goes above and beyond to be a bright spot for the people she cares for, even when things get hard.
  • The actors in the show are very good. Park Bo-young plays Jung Da Eun, Yeon Woo-jin plays Dong Go Yoon, Jang Dong-yoon plays Song Yu Chan, and Lee Jung-eun plays Song Hyo Jin.
  • The cartoon “Jeongsinbyeongdongedo Achimi Wayo” by Iraha, which is used as a basis for the show, is known for realistically showing mental health problems. The people who make the show have also said that it is based on real events.
  • The show explores themes such as healing, hope, and friendship. It also shows the difficulties that people who work in neuropsychiatry have to deal with.
  • The show has received positive reviews from critics. According to Rotten Tomatoes, it has an average audience score of 4.5 out of 5.
  • The series has 12 parts and is rated 15+.