Sweet Home (TV Series 2020) Full Cast & Story

The story of the show is about a high school student named Cha Hyun-soo who moves into an apartment building after a car accident kills his family. 

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Sweet Home is a South Korean post-apocalyptic horror streaming TV show with Song KangLee Jin-wook, and Lee Si-young in the lead roles. The series premiered on Netflix on December 18, 2020, and is based on the Naver webtoon of the same name by Kim Carnby and Hwang Young-chan, which has received more than 2.1 billion net views. The Sweet Home Season 2 is planned to come out in 2023. A third season is also in production.


DramaSweet Home
DirectorLee Eung-Bok
WriterKim Kan-Bi (webcomic), Hwang Young-Chan (webcomic), Heung So-Ri, Kim Hyung-Min, Park So-Ri
No of Episodes10
Release DateDecember 18, 2020
Duration52 min.
CountrySouth Korea

Sweet Home (2020): Story

A South Korean TV show called Sweet Home is based on a webcomic with the same name. The story of the show is about a high school student named Cha Hyun-soo who moves into an apartment building after a car accident kills his family. 

Later, he wakes up in the middle of the end of the world, where people have turned into monsters and are causing chaos. Cha Hyun-soo merges with the beast inside him and gets the powers of the infected. He becomes a being with superpowers. 

There are also other characters in the show, like Pyeon Sang-wook, a mysterious guy with superhuman strength, and Seo Yi-kyung, a former firefighter who is a master martial artist.

Many people have said good things about the show’s unique plot, character growth, and special effects. The plot of the show is about how to stay alive in a world after the end of the world where people have to fight monsters for their lives. 

The people in the show are real and have their own personalities that make them stand out. The show’s special effects are also worth mentioning because they make it more enjoyable to watch.

Sweet Home (2020): Cast

Main Characters:

1) Song Kang as Cha Hyun Soo (Instagram)

Song Kang

Song Kang is from South Korea and is best known for playing the lead in a number of popular TV shows, including Love Alarm, Sweet Home, Navillera, Nevertheless, and Forecasting Love and Weather. He was born in Gyeonggi, South Korea, on April 23, 1994. He went to Konkuk University to study film arts. Song Kang got his start as an actor with a small part in the 2017 love comedy TV show The Liar and His Lover. (Read More About Song Kang)

2) Lee Jin Wook as Pyeon Sang Wook (Instagram)

Lee Jin Wook

Lee Jin Wook is an actor from South Korea. He was born in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea, on September 16, 1981. The roles he played as the lead in the time-traveling show Nine: Nine Time Travels and the lead in Seasons 2 and 3 of the crime thriller show Voice made him famous.

Lee Jin Wook’s first performing job was in the 2000 TV show Rookie, where he had a small part. Since then, he’s been in a number of popular TV shows, including Glass Castle, I Need Romance 2012, and The Time We Were Not in Love. There are also movies that Lee Jin Wook has been in, like Miss Granny and The Target.

He played Pyeon Sang-wook on the famous South TV show Sweet Home. Pyeon Sang-wook is a mysterious man with a scar on his face who punishes bad people with bad things and is thought to be a gangster. He is stronger now and seems to like Yoo-ri.

3) Lee Si Young as Seo Yi Kyung (Instagram)

Lee Si Young

Lee Si Young is a Korean actress, model, singer, and former boxer. She was born in South Korea on April 17, 1982, in Cheongwon County, North Chungcheong Province. Lee Shi Young was her old name before she changed it to Lee Shi Young. She studied Fashion Design at Dongduk Women’s University. 

She got her start as an actress with a small part in the 2008 TV show The Kingdom of the Winds. She has been in a number of hit TV shows since then, including Boys Over Flowers, Playful Kiss, Wild Romance, and Sweet Home. There are also movies that Lee Si Young has been in, like “The Pirates,” “Killer Toon,” and “No Mercy.”

4) Lee Do Hyun as Lee Eun Hyuk (Instagram)

Lee Do Hyun

Lee Do Hyun is an actor from South Korea who is signed with Yuehua Entertainment. He was born in Seoul, South Korea, on April 11, 1995. Lee Do Hyun got his start as an actor with a small part in the 2017 black comedy TV show Prison Playbook

Since then, he’s been in a number of famous TV shows, including Hotel del Luna, 18 Again, Sweet Home, Youth of May, and The Glory. There are also movies that Lee Do Hyun has been in, like “The Good Bad Mother.”

5) Kim Nam Hee as Jung Jae Heon (Instagram)

Kim Nam Hee

Kim Nam-hee is a South Korean actor and model. That’s where he was born, on May 25, 1986. Kim Nam-hee is famous for his parts in the series Mr. Sunshine, Sweet Home, and Spring Turns to Spring. 

Another thing he’s done is act in a few movies, like “No Breathing.” Kim Nam-hee got his degree in Theater and Film from Seokyeong University. Since 2009, he’s been acting in short and independent films. 

In 2013, he got his first paid acting job with a small part in the movie No Breathing. There is a lot of theater experience in Kim Nam-hee. In the past year, she was in plays like “Maids,” “Custody Claim,” “Brother’s Night,” “Wake Up Hamlet,” “The Sky at the Amusement Park is Always,” and “In the Middle of the Sea.”

6) Go Min Si as Lee Eun Yoo (Instagram)

Go Min Si

Go Min Si is a South Korean actress, model and director. In 2017, she had her acting debut in the TV show My Sassy Girl in a small part. She is now known for her lead roles in several popular TV shows, including Love Alarm, Sweet Home, Youth of May, and The Witch

She is currently managed by Mystic Story Entertainment. There are also movies where Go Min Si has been in roles, such as The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion, Set Play, and Smugglers.

7) Park Gyu Young as Yoon Ji Su (Instagram)

Park Gyu-young

Park Gyu Young is a South Korean actress, model, and director. She was born in Busan, South Korea, on July 27, 1993. A talent agent from JYP Entertainment discovered Park as an actress in 2015, and her first role was in Jo Kwon’s music video for “Crosswalk” in 2016. 

Many people know her from her parts in popular South Korean TV shows like It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, Sweet Home, Dali and Cocky Prince, Celebrity, and A Good Day to Be a Dog. There are also movies that Park Gyu Young has been in, like Set Play and Smugglers.

8) Go Youn Jung as Park Yu Ri (Instagram)

Go Youn Jung

Go Youn-jung is a famous actress and model from South Korea. She was born on April 22, 1996, in Seoul, South Korea. In 2019, she made her acting debut in the TV show He Is Psychometric. 

In 2020, she got a lot of attention for her supporting part in the Netflix show Sweet Home. Go Youn-jung is also known for her roles in the TV shows Law School, Alchemy of Souls, and the Disney+ show Moving. She was also in the movie Hunt.

9) Kim Sang Ho as Han Du Sik

Kim Sang Ho

Kim Sang Ho is an actor from South Korea. He started out in theater in 1996 and has since moved on to movies and TV shows. At the 2007 Blue Dragon Film Awards, he got the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Happy Life. 

Kim Sang Ho has been in a number of well-known TV shows, including Bad Prosecutor, Kingdom, Sweet Home, and The Guardians. The Pirates, Moby Dick, and No Breathing are just a few of the movies he has been in.

Supporting Characters:

  • Woo Hyun as Kim Seok Hyun
  • Kim Gab Soo as Ahn Gil Seop
  • Kim Hee Jung as Cha Jin Ok
  • Ahn Dong Goo as Lee Su Ung
  • Jung Ha Dam as Kim Ji Eun
  • Kim Hyun as Ahn Sun Young
  • Woo Jung Kook as Kang Seung Wan
  • Kim Gook Hee as Son Hye In
  • Go Geon Han as Choi Yoon Jae
  • Lee Bong Ryun as Im Myung Sook
  • Im Su Hyung as No Byeong Il
  • Lee Joon Woo as Ryu Jae Hwan / Jay
  • Choi Go as Kim Yeong Su
  • Kim Ji Eun as Han Yu Jin
  • Heo Yool as Kim Su Yeong
  • Park Jin Soo as Park Min Joo


  • Heo Jun Seok as Shin Jung Seop [Thug Leader] (Ep. 9)
  • Cha Yeob as [Thug 1] (Ep. 9)
  • Lee Jung Hyun as [Thug 2] (Ep. 9)
  • Cha Woo Young as Baek Ho Yeon [Violent thug]

Characters Appeared In Different Episodes:

  • Shin Moon Sung as [Security Guard] (Ep. 1, 8)
  • Lee Seung Hun as [Military Commander] (Ep. 1)
  • Park Ah In as [Tenant 1411] (Ep. 1)
  • Hong Suk Bin as [Hyun Soo’s relative] (Ep. 2)
  • Kim Seung Wook as [South Korean President] (Ep. 3)
  • Park Jin Soo as Park Min Ju [Jin Ok’s daughter] (Ep. 3-5) 
  • Bae Gi Beom as [Disaster HQ Director] (Ep. 6)
  • Ahn Do Kyu as Kim Do Hun [Hyun Soo’s bully] (Ep. 2, 7)
  • Ham Sung Min as Park Ju Yeong [Hyun Soo’s classmate] (Ep. 2, 7)
  • Lee Yoo Jin as Pyeon Sang Wook [Young] (Ep. 6)
  • Kim Chang Hwan as Jang Ju Seong [Runaway Soldier] (Ep. 8-9)
  • Jeong Eui Myeong (Ep. 9-10) as Yun Ji On
  • Hae Rang [Ji Su’s boyfriend] (Ep. 2, 4) as Gu Bon Jin
  • [Pyeon Sang Wook’s father] (Ep. 6) as Park Young Bok
  • [Yoon Ah’s father] (Ep. 6) as Choi Nam Wook
  • Yoon Joo Man as Kim Nam Il (Ep. 9-10)

Guest Role Characters:

  • Park Sung Geun as Cha Yeong Cheol
  • Lee Ji Ha as Moon Hyeon Suk
  • Kim Yi Kyung as Cha Soo Ah
  • Lee Ki Hyuk as Hwang Seung Jae
  • Lee Shin Sung as Nam Sang Won [Yi Kyung’s fiance]
  • Kim Seol Jin as [Blind Monster]
  • Kim Sung Cheol
  • [Delivery man] as Park Shin Woon

Why I Watch This TV Series?

That you should watch “Sweet Home” in this order:

  • The show is based on a well-known webcomic with the same name.
  • The story is about a high school student who has to leave home because of a sudden tragedy in his family.
  • The show looks at the idea that monsters are a mirror of what people really want and fear.
  • Everyone in the show is well-written, and they all have a role to play in the story.
  • “Sweet Home” is a great movie to watch if you like dystopian stories with a spin! ūüé¨