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2020–21 South Korean television series
For the webtoon by Yaongyi, see True Beauty (webtoon)

South Korean TV series or program
True Beauty

Promotional poster
Hangul 여신강림
Hanja 女神降臨
Revised Romanization Yeosin-gangnim
Literally The Advent of a Goddess
Genre Romance
Comedy
Slice of life
Coming-of-age
Based on True Beauty
by Yaongyi
Developed by Studio Dragon
tvN
Written by Lee Si-eun
Directed by Kim Sang-hyeop [ko]
Starring
  • Moon Ga-young
  • Cha Eun-woo
  • Hwang In-youp
  • Park Yoo-na
Opening theme “Milky Way”
by Park Se-joon & Na Sang-jin
Ending theme Various themes
Composer Park Se-joon et al
Country of origin South Korea
Original language Korean
No of episodes 16 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers Kim Young-gyu
Jang Jung-do
Song Jin-seon
Producers Kwon Mi-kyung
Moon Seok-hwan
Oh Kwang-hee
Running time 73 minutes
Production companies
  • Bon Factory Worldwide
  • Studio N
Distributor tvN
Release
Original network tvN
Audio format Dolby Digital
Original release December 9, 2020 (2020-12-09) –
February 4, 2021 (2021-02-04)

True Beauty (Korean: 여신강림) is a South Korean television series starring Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo, Hwang In-youp, and Park Yoo-na Based on the Line Webtoon of the same name by Yaongyi, it centers on a high school girl who, after being bullied and discriminated against because of being perceived as ugly, masters the art of makeup to transform herself into a gorgeous “goddess” It aired on tvN from December 9, 2020 to February 4, 2021, every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:30 (KST)

Synopsis

18-year-old high school student Lim Ju-kyung (Moon Ga-young), who has an inferiority complex regarding her appearance, has been constantly discriminated by her family and bullied by her peers due to being perceived as ugly She starts learning how to use makeup by binge-watching makeup tutorial videos on the Internet When she masters the art just before transferring to her new school, her makeover proves to be transformative as she quickly rises to fame and her peers call her a “goddess”

Despite her newfound popularity, Ju-kyung still considers herself ugly, and it is her greatest fear that her peers will see her real face This unfortunately comes true when her dashingly handsome, popular and mysterious classmate Lee Su-ho (Cha Eun-woo), whom she had previously run into with her bare face a couple of times, recognizes her beyond her makeup Su-ho is very popular among female students at school, but he hates being the constant center of attention and is often seen as aloof and cold He has his own fears, and he harbors a dark secret—a tragic incident in the past—that has been haunting him for a long time He and his former best friend, Han Seo-jun (Hwang In-youp) have distanced themselves from each other because of this incident, and the blame Seo-jun placed on Su-ho has caused him a lot of guilt Ju-kyung and the estranged friends Su-ho and Seo-jun soon forge an unlikely relationship as they unravel secrets, share their pains, grow together, and seek comfort from each other

Cast

Main

  • Moon Ga-young as Lim Ju-kyung
    • Lee Go-eun as young Ju-kyung
A newcomer student of Class 2-5 recently transferred to Saebom High School; Having been constantly discriminated by her family and bullied by her peers in previous school due to being perceived as ugly, she masters to wear makeup by binge-watching tutorial videos in the Internet and her makeover proves to be transformative as she quickly rises to fame and her peers in new school call her a “goddess”, unaware of her real appearance Ju-kyung prefers reading horror comic books and listening to heavy metal music
  • Cha Eun-woo as Lee Su-ho
    • Lee Seung-woo as young Su-ho
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School; He is very popular for his handsome looks and being the top of his class His dysfunctional family and a tragic incident from a year ago have turned him into an ice-cold boy who hates being the center of attention He is formerly best friends with Seo-jun Su-ho shares Ju-kyung’s penchant for horror comic books
  • Hwang In-youp as Han Seo-jun
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School; Seo-jun is a handsome and equally-popular student at his school who, despite being a tough-looking, is a kind, loving and soft person, especially to his mother and sister He is formerly best friends with Su-ho and a former idol trainee but a tragic incident a year ago leads to him abandoning his path to stardom and severing his friendship with Su-ho, with whom he has since become extremely hostile
  • Park Yoo-na as Kang Su-jin
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School; She is Su-ho’s childhood friend and becomes close friends with the transferee Ju- but is being forced by her parents to excel at school and always being compared with Su-ho

Supporting

Lim Ju-kyung’s family

  • Jang Hye-jin as Hong Hyun-sook
Lim Jae-pil’s wife and mother of Hee-kyung and, Ju-kyung and Ju-young She is the matriarch of the Lim family who owns a beauty shop named Pandora which is popular among older women
  • Park Ho-san as Lim Jae-pil
Hong Hyun-sook’s husband and father of Hee-kyung and, Ju-kyung and Ju-young He loses a great sum of money to a dubious investment which leads to the family having to move back to their old house
  • Im Se-mi as Lim Hee-kyung
    • Park Seo-kyung as young Hee-kyung (Ep 1)
Ju-kyung’s older sister; She is adored by the family for being pretty and intelligent She works at Move Entertainment and develops feelings for Ju-kyung’s homeroom teacher Han Joon-woo
  • Kim Min-gi as Lim Ju-young
    • Park Ju-hwan as young Ju-young (Ep 1)
Ju-kyung’s younger brother; He harbors a crush on Han Seo-jun’s younger sister Go-woon after hearing her sing

Lee Su-ho’s family

  • Jung Joon-ho as Lee Joo-heon
Su-ho’s father; He is a famous actor and CEO of Move Entertainment who is quick to find a new woman after his wife died, much to Su-ho’s resentment

Han Seo-jun’s family

  • Yeo Joo-ha as Han Go-woon
A student at Saebom High School; Seo-jun’s younger sister She has great singing talent, but is bullied by her peers for being perceived as ugly She befriends with Ju-kyung after Ju-kyung saves her from bullies
  • Park Hyun-jung as Lee Mi-hyang
Mother of Seo-jun and Go-woon; an acquaintance of Hyun-sook (Ju-kyung’s mother) She suffers from an illness requiring a kidney transplant

Kang Su-jin’s family

  • Seo Sang-won as Kang Jun-hyuk
Su-jin’s father; professor and doctor-in-charge of a medical school He teaches Su-jin to be competitive and abuses her mentally and physically
  • Yoo Dam-yeon as Kim Ji-yeon
Su-jin’s mother Passive with her husband’s abuse at first Later divorces him and leaves Korea with Su-jin

Saebom High School

  • Oh Eui-shik as Han Joon-woo
Homeroom teacher of Class 2-5 and literature teacher in Saebom High School He falls in love with Hee-kyung
  • Kang Min-ah as Choi Soo-ah
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School; Ju-kyung and Su-jin’s best friend and classmate; Tae-hoon’s girlfriend
  • Lee Il-jun [ko] as Yoo Tae-hoon
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School; Soo-ah’s boyfriend Tae-hoon often seeks the approval of Su-ho and later becomes friends with him
  • Lee Sang-jin as Ahn Hyun-gyu
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School
  • Han Yi-young as Ha Ji-young
A student of Class 2-5 in Saebom High School
  • Lee Woo-je as Kim Cho-rong
A student in Saebom High School; Seo-jun’s friend
  • Kim Hyun-ji as Kim Si-hyun
A student in Saebom High School
  • Kim Myung-ji [ko] as Jin Hee-jeong
A Year 1 student in Saebom High School; webmaster of school’s online community She once bullied Go-woon
  • Kim Byung-chun [ko] as the vice-principal of Saebom High School

Yongpa High School

  • Shin Jae-hwi as Lee Sung-yong
A student in Yongpa High School He is a bully who formerly acquainted with Seo-jun
  • Jeon Hye-won as Park Sae-mi
A student of Yongpa High School A popular girl with pretty face, who used to bully Ju-kyung before she transferred to Saebom High School
  • Oh Yoo-jin as Joo Hye-min
A student in Yongpa High School who later transfers to Saebom High School after being bullied tremendously at her old school
  • Seo Hye-won as Park Ji-hee
A student in Yongpa High School; a friend of Park Sae-mi

Others

  • Im Hyun-sung [ko] as Wang Ja
The owner of Prince Comics, the comic book store that Ju-kyung and Su-ho frequents
  • Park Young-soo [ko] as Columbus Park
The man who tricks Ju-kyung’s father out of his money

Special appearances

  • Kang Chan-hee as Jung Se-yeon
    (Ep 1, 4–5, 11–12, 16)
Su-ho and Seo-jun’s late best friend Se-yeon was a member of a boy group under Move Entertainment A victim of harsh online shaming and fake scandals, he committed suicide by jumping off a tall building His tragic death becomes the center of the broken friendship between Seo-jun and Su-ho, Seo-jun’s animosity towards Su-ho’s father and Su-ho’s life of immense guilt
  • Go Woo-ri as Selena
A famous makeup-artist whom Ju-kyung idolizes and later works for
  • Lee Tae-ri as Wang Hyun-bin (Ep 1)
A handsome nutritionist of Yongpa High School’s canteen whom Ju-kyung had a crush on
  • Ok Joo-ri as a neighbourhood woman (Ep 1)
  • Cha Young-ok [ko] as a neighbourhood woman (Ep 1–2)
  • Lee Jae-eun as Su-ho’s housekeeper (Ep 3)
  • Song Hoon as a history teacher (Ep 3)
  • Uhm Tae-yoon as a customer (Ep 3)
  • Kim Jeong-hak [ko] as Joo-heon’s associate (Ep 3)
  • Jang Young-hyun as a guy at the convenience store (Ep 3)
  • Moon Hak-jin [ko] as a guy at the convenience store (Ep 3)
  • Ham Tae-gyun as a guy at the convenience store (Ep 3)
  • Kim Hye-yoon as Eun Dan-oh (Ep 4)
Baek Kyung’s classmate and fiancée; Ha-ru’s girlfriend whom Suho mistakes as Jugyeong
  • Lee Jae-wook as Baek Kyung (Ep 4)
Dan-oh’s classmate and fiancé whom Suho mistakes as Woo-hyun, Jugyeong’s blind date
  • Jung Gun-joo as Ryu Hyung-jin
A baseball star playing for Seonil High School who has a crush on Ju-kyung and asks her out (Ep 7)
  • Woo Hyun as the camping site manager (Ep 8)
  • Kim Jae-wook [ko] as MC Jaerong, recreation MC (Ep 8)
  • Jung Ye-nok as the head of imaginary bullies (Ep 9)
  • Lee Han-wi as Min Jae-joon (Ep 13)
A plastic surgeon
  • Kim Young-dae as Oh Nam-joo (Ep 15)
A stranger whom Ju-kyung runs into at Namsan Tower, and she mistaken him as Su-ho
  • Lim Da-young as Chae-ni (Ep 15–16)
A celebrity under Move Entertainment

Episodes

No Title Directed by Written by Original release date South Korea viewers
(millions)
1 “Episode 1” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun December 9, 2020 (2020-12-09) 1083
Teased by her family and bullied by her peers because of her looks, 18-year-old high school student Lim Ju-kyung contemplates suicide and goes to the rooftop of a high-rise building, but she stops herself at the last minute and decides to move on with her life Just in time, a handsome boy pulls her away from danger and tells her to consider how her loved ones will suffer had she jumped to her death Days after, she starts learning how to use makeup through tutorial videos in the Internet and masters the art just before transferring to her new school The makeover proves to be transformative as her peers call her a “goddess”
2 “Episode 2” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun December 10, 2020 (2020-12-10) 1000
After encountering her handsome classmate Lee Su-ho at the comic book store in her bare face, Ju-kyung struggles with keeping her true face a secret to her peers She realizes later that Su-ho does not recognize her yet at school as the ugly girl from the comic book store Meanwhile, tough guy Han Seo-jun returns to school and recognizes Ju-kyung to be the girl who ran away with his helmet
3 “Episode 3” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun December 16, 2020 (2020-12-16) 1162
Su-ho reveals to Ju-kyung that he recognizes her Ju-kyung offers herself to Su-ho as his errand girl in return for keeping her true face a secret from their peers Later, she searches her bedroom for Seo-jun’s helmet but it is nowhere to be found
4 “Episode 4” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun December 17, 2020 (2020-12-17) 1178
Reminded of Jung Se-yeon’s tragic death, Seo-jun picks up a fight against Su-ho at the cafeteria, with the innocent Ju-kyung in the middle of the clash The incident puts Ju-kyung in an uncomfortable position as rumors of a love triangle between her and the boys spread in the school Su-ho becomes bothered when Soo-ah arranges a blind date for Ju-kyung
5 “Episode 5” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun December 23, 2020 (2020-12-23) 1095
Ju-kyung runs into Seo-jun’s younger sister Go-woon being bullied by her fellow music club members for taking the lead role despite being ugly Reminded of her past suffering, she defends Go-woon against the bullies and uses her makeup skills to transform her just before the club’s performance during the school festival As Seo-jun’s rebuke and a posthumously released song remind Su-ho of his tragic past, Ju-kyung recognizes the boy who rescued her at the rooftop
6 “Episode 6” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun December 24, 2020 (2020-12-24) 1086
Despite Su-ho’s loathing, his celebrity father Lee Joo-heon goes to school for a parent-teacher conference and gains a lot of attention Seo-jun expresses his gratitude to Ju-kyung for helping his younger sister Ju-kyung runs into an unlikely visitor at the Im family’s residence One day, she bumps into the person she fears meeting the most and is kidnapped later on by Seo-jun’s enemies Seo-jun and Su-ho team up to rescue her as Soo-jin, Soo-ah and Tae-hoon discover where Ju-kyung is held captive
7 “Episode 7” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 6, 2021 (2021-01-06) 1154
Ju-kyung and the rescue party receive punishments at school for being involved in the brawl against Seo-jun’s enemies Soo-jin is in distress as her grades drop after the exams Su-ho gets upset as a popular baseball player gets attracted to Ju-kyung and starts to pursue her Su-ho later learns a few dating tricks from Tae-hoon
8 “Episode 8” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 7, 2021 (2021-01-07) 973
The students of Saebom High School go to a school trip in the countryside Ju-kyung tries to keep herself distant from Su-ho, while Seo-jun makes himself closer to Ju-kyung Su-ho plans to confess to Ju-kyung but seems to lose his chances
9 “Episode 9” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 13, 2021 (2021-01-13) 1361
After Su-ho confessed his feelings for her, a thrilled Ju-kyung accidentally reveals her bare face to Soo-jin As Ju-kyung wishes Soo-jin would keep her real face a secret from everybody, she also asks Su-ho if they could be clandestinely dating because of her fear of retaliation from Su-ho’s fans Ju-kyung attempts part-time working as a model with Seo-jun, while Su-ho and Soo-jin meet with their high-class families
10 “Episode 10” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 14, 2021 (2021-01-14) 1120
Lim Jae-pil discovers that Su-ho is already dating his daughter Ju-kyung After Soo-jin opens up to Ju-kyung about her feelings for Su-ho, Ju-kyung starts to have qualms about her and Su-ho’s secret relationship The competition between Su-ho and Seo-jun heats up when they are, by chance, both invited to the Im family’s residence At Move Entertainment, Hee-kyung discovers that the late Se-yeon’s song has been used as a debut single of another artist without due permission
11 “Episode 11” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 20, 2021 (2021-01-20) 1216
Su-ho and Seo-jun are caught in a car crash moments after Su-ho discovers to his shock the horrible truth behind the fake scandals that led to Se-yeon’s suicide Ju-kyung opens up to Soo-jin about her relationship with Su-ho Joo Hye-min, a former classmate of Ju-kyung from her previous school, transfers to Saebom High School to escape from the same bullies that once tormented Ju-kyung
12 “Episode 12” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 21, 2021 (2021-01-21) 1107
Joo-heon steps down from his position after revealing to the public the truth about Se-yeon’s death and the plagiarized song After recovering from their injuries, the reconciled Su-ho and Seo-jun visit Se-yeon’s grave together Ju-kyung starts questioning how long she can maintain her disguise and popularity as she keeps running into Hye-min at school, ranks first in an online beauty contest of which she is an unwilling contestant and becomes the school promotion model
13 “Episode 13” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 27, 2021 (2021-01-27) 1215
Judgmental eyes and a bunch of bullies target the distressed Ju-kyung after the truth of her makeup-less face gets revealed in social media As Ju-kyung runs away from her new tormentors, Su-ho tries hard to search for her while Seo-jun deduces who is the culprit behind the malicious online exposé Class 2-5 gets reprimanded for being insensitive to Ju-kyung’s plight Ju-kyung’s mother finally realizes the reason behind her daughter’s obsession with makeup
14 “Episode 14” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun January 28, 2021 (2021-01-28) 1143
Ju-kyung resolves go to school in her bare, makeup-less face and makes her relationship with Su-ho known to everyone She reconciles with Soo-ah who felt betrayed for not knowing the truth sooner Su-ho tries to convince Soo-jin to apologize to Ju-kyung, knowing that something other than mere jealousy must have brought her to maligning Ju-kyung A shocking news from overseas puts Ju-kyung and Su-ho’s relationship to the test
15 “Episode 15” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun February 3, 2021 (2021-02-03) 1353
The hardships of a long-distance relationship pushes Su-ho to break up with Ju-kyung Two years later, Ju-kyung and her classmates have graduated from Saebom High School Ju-kyung works as a makeup assistant while Seo-jun is nearing towards his debut as a singer After Seo-jun’s confession of his feelings for her, a surprise awaits Ju-kyung at Namsan Tower under the first shower of snow
16 “Episode 16” Kim Sang-hyeop Lee Si-eun February 4, 2021 (2021-02-04) 1270
Ju-kyung and Su-ho reunites as Seo-jun comes to terms with his unrequited love Soo-jin, free from her father’s abuse, formally apologizes to Ju-kyung Su-ho offers the final version of Se-yeon’s song for posthumous publishing, to be performed by Seo-jun on his debut

Production

In July 2019, it was announced that the Line Webtoon True Beauty would be adapted into a television series In August 2020, the production team confirmed the casting of Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo and Hwang In-youp in the lead roles The first script reading session was held in October 2020 Filming was temporarily halted in late December 2020 after Kim Byung-chun [ko] tested positive for COVID-19 The first stills from filming were released on November 10, 2020, one month prior to the series premiere

Release

The series was originally made available for streaming through Viu and Rakuten Viki In 2021, it became available on Amazon Prime Video from October 21

Original soundtrack

True Beauty:
Original Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by

Various artists
Released February 5, 2021
Genre
  • Soundtrack
  • K-pop
Length 118:32
Language
  • Korean
  • English
Label Stone Music Entertainment

True Beauty: Original Soundtrack

The following is the official track list of True Beauty: Original Soundtrack album, which was released by Stone Music Entertainment on February 5, 2021 The tracks with no indicated lyricists and composers are the drama’s musical score; the artists indicated for these tracks are the tracks’ composers themselves

The album peaked on number 5 on weekly Gaon Album Chart and as of March 2021, 40,786 copies have been sold

True Beauty: Original Soundtrack
CD 1
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Call Me Maybe”
  • KYRIELLE (FAB)
  • IKEK (FAB)
  • PiRi BOi (FAB)
  • Han Hye-ji
  • Lee Hoo-sang
  • KYRIELLE (FAB)
  • IKEK (FAB)
  • PiRi BOi (FAB)
  • Han Hye-ji
  • Lee Hoo-sang
SAya 3:21
2 “I’m In the Mood for Dancing”
  • Ben Findon
  • Mike Myers
  • Robert Puzey
  • Ben Findon
  • Mike Myers
  • Robert Puzey
Yuju (GFriend) 3:30
3 “Happy Ending” Dong Woo-seok Dong Woo-seok Car, the Garden 3:02
4 “I’m Missing You” DOKO DOKO Sunjae 3:02
5 “Starlight” (그리움, lit “Longing”) Jung Goo-hyun Jung Goo-hyun Chani (SF9) 4:23
6 “Fall in You” DOKO DOKO Ha Sung-woon (Hotshot) 3:46
7 “Before Today Is Over” (오늘이 지나기 전에) Kid Wine
  • TOIL
  • Kid Wine
Hyojin (ONF) 2:35
8 “Milky Way”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Sang-jin
2:05
9 “Suspension from School”     Lee Nyum 2:06
10 “Paper Flower”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
1:45
11 “Float About”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Yoo Hee-hyun
2:25
12 “Stop It”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Sang-jin
1:49
13 “Honey Drop”    
  • Kim Dong-hyuk
  • Choi Moon-suk
1:43
14 “I Warned”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
1:56
15 “Strange Makeup”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Min-ji
1:46
16 “Two Tone Sox”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Song Jae-kyung
2:20
17 “The Real World in Fairy Tales”     Lee Nyum 2:39
18 “At The End of Day”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Sang-jin
2:23
19 “Beginning of the Day”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Tae-hwan
2:20
20 “Into the Sorrow”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
2:45
21 “Bubble Up”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Yoon-shik
1:22
22 “My New Birth”     Lee Nyum 2:40
23 “Trouble Again”    
  • Song Jin-suk
  • Hwang Seung-pil
1:46
24 “Different Life”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Sang-jin
1:54
25 “Feel Dizzy”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Yoo Hee-hyun
2:05
Total length: 61:28
CD 2
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Love So Fine”
  • Kim Tae-young
  • December 32nd
  • Llwyd
  • Kim Tae-young
  • December 32nd
Cha Eun-woo (Astro) 3:10
2 “It Starts Today” (오늘부터 시작인걸)
  • Park Se-joon
  • Han Joon
Jung Goo-hyun Hwang In-youp 4:04
3 “How Do You Do”
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
Chani (SF9) 4:17
4 “Tears of the Rain”     Lee Nyum 2:34
5 “You and My Secret”     Park Se-joon 2:50
6 “Love Poem”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Min-ji
2:12
7 “Do Not Cheat Again”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
1:31
8 “Soft Ice Cream”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Tae-hwan
1:52
9 “Rockin Street”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Song Jae-kyung
2:09
10 “Mehlong”    
  • Kim Dong-hyuk
  • Choi Moon-suk
1:48
11 “Venus”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Min-ji
2:09
12 “No Makeup”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Ji-ae
2:06
13 “This Life is Ruined”     Park Se-joon 2:03
14 “BoomBoom”    
  • Song Jin-suk
  • Hwang Seung-pil
1:49
15 “Mystery Box”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Sang-jin
1:35
16 “I am Screwed”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Tae-hwan
1:36
17 “Ignore”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Kim Min-ji
3:13
18 “Are You Happy”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Yoo Hee-hyun
1:11
19 “A Proud Man”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Song Jin-suk
1:13
20 “My Fantastic Star”     Lee Nyum 2:21
21 “All Day”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
2:10
22 “Regret”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Yoon-shik
3:42
23 “Love Inside”     Kim Dong-hyuk 2:14
24 “Electric Soul”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Na Sang-jin
1:32
25 “Become Goddess”    
  • Park Se-joon
  • Woo Ji-hoon
1:43
Total length: 57:04

Singles

The following is the track list of singles from True Beauty: Original Soundtrack

Singles from True Beauty (Parts 1–8)
Part 1
Released on December 10, 2020 (2020-12-10)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Call Me Maybe”
  • KYRIELLE (FAB)
  • IKEK (FAB)
  • PiRi BOi (FAB)
  • Han Hye-ji
  • Lee Hoo-sang
  • KYRIELLE (FAB)
  • IKEK (FAB)
  • PiRi BOi (FAB)
  • Han Hye-ji
  • Lee Hoo-sang
SAya 3:23
2 “Call Me Maybe” (Inst)  
  • KYRIELLE (FAB)
  • IKEK (FAB)
  • PiRi BOi (FAB)
  • Han Hye-ji
  • Lee Hoo-sang
  3:23
Total length: 6:46
Part 2
Released on December 17, 2020 (2020-12-17)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “I’m In the Mood for Dancing”
  • Ben Findon
  • Mike Myers
  • Robert Puzey
  • Ben Findon
  • Mike Myers
  • Robert Puzey
Yuju (GFriend) 3:30
2 “I’m In the Mood for Dancing” (Inst)  
  • Ben Findon
  • Mike Myers
  • Robert Puzey
  3:30
Total length: 7:00
Part 3
Released on January 7, 2021 (2021-01-07)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Happy Ending” Dong Woo-seok Dong Woo-seok Car, the Garden 3:03
2 “Happy Ending” (Inst)   Dong Woo-seok   3:03
Total length: 6:06
Part 4
Released on January 13, 2021 (2021-01-13)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “I’m Missing You” DOKO DOKO Sunjae 3:03
2 “I’m Missing You” (Inst)   DOKO   3:03
Total length: 6:06
Part 5
Released on January 14, 2021 (2021-01-14)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Starlight” (그리움, lit “Longing”) Jung Goo-hyun Jung Goo-hyun Chani (SF9) 4:24
2 “Starlight” (Inst)   Jung Goo-hyun   4:24
Total length: 8:48
Part 6
Released on January 21, 2021 (2021-01-21)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Fall in You” DOKO DOKO Ha Sung-woon (Hotshot) 3:46
2 “Fall in You” (Inst)   DOKO   3:46
Total length: 7:32
Part 7
Released on January 28, 2021 (2021-01-28)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Before Today Is Over” (오늘이 지나기 전에) Kid Wine
  • TOIL
  • Kid Wine
Hyojin (ONF) 2:36
2 “Before Today Is Over” (Inst)  
  • TOIL
  • Kid Wine
  2:36
Total length: 5:12
Part 8
Released on February 3, 2021 (2021-02-03)
No Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1 “Love So Fine”
  • Kim Tae-young
  • December 32nd
  • Llwyd
  • Kim Tae-young
  • December 32nd
Cha Eun-woo (Astro) 3:11
2 “Love So Fine” (Inst)  
  • Kim Tae-young
  • December 32nd
  3:11
Total length: 6:22

Viewership

True Beauty : South Korea viewers per episode (thousands)

Season Episode number Average
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1 1083 1000 1162 1178 1095 1086 1154 973 1361 1120 1216 1107 1215 1143 1353 1270 1157

Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Korea

Average TV viewership ratings
Ep Original broadcast date Average audience share
(Nielsen Korea)
Nationwide Seoul
1 December 9, 2020 3573% (2nd) 4056% (2nd)
2 December 10, 2020 3626% (1st) 3963% (1st)
3 December 16, 2020 3813% (2nd) 4711% (2nd)
4 December 17, 2020 3586% (1st) 3824% (1st)
5 December 23, 2020 3859% (2nd) 4293% (2nd)
6 December 24, 2020 3333% (1st) 3724% (1st)
7 January 6, 2021 3892% (2nd) 4198% (2nd)
8 January 7, 2021 2909% (1st) 3003% (1st)
9 January 13, 2021 4265% (2nd) 4938% (2nd)
10 January 14, 2021 3411% (1st) 3870% (1st)
11 January 20, 2021 3850% (2nd) 4303% (2nd)
12 January 21, 2021 3418% (1st) 4069% (1st)
13 January 27, 2021 4000% (2nd) 4547% (2nd)
14 January 28, 2021 4125% (1st) 4802% (2nd)
15 February 3, 2021 4579% (2nd) 5371% (2nd)
16 February 4, 2021 4458% (1st) 5087% (1st)
Average 3794% 4297%
  • In the table above, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings
  • This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS)
  • No episode aired on December 30 and 31 due to the broadcast of a special year-end holiday program

Accolades

Award ceremony Year Category Nominee Result Ref
Indonesian Hallyu Fans Choice Awards 2021 K-Drama of the Year True Beauty Won

Notes

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