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- Drama: Welcome to Waikiki (English title) / Eulachacha Waikiki (Korean title)
- Revised romanization: Eulachacha Waikiki
- Hangul: 으라차차 와이키키
- Director: Lee Chang-Min
- Writer: Kim Ki-Ho, Song Ji-Eun, Song Mi-So
- Network: JTBC
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: February 5 - April 17, 2018
- Runtime: Mon & Tue 23:00
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Kang Dong-Goo (Kim Jung-Hyun) dreams of becoming a movie director, but he is cynical due to bad luck. Cheon Joon-Ki (Lee Yi-Kyung) wanted to follow in his father's footsteps and become an actor, but he is now just a minor actor. Bong-Doo-Sik (Son Seung-Won) came to Seoul to become a scenario writer, but things have not been easy for him.
These 3 men run the guest house Waikiki in Itaewon, South Korea. Their guest house is facing bankruptcy and then a mysterious baby and single mother appear at Waikiki.
- "Welcome to Waikiki" takes over the JTBC Mon & Tue 23:00 time slot previously occupied by "Rain or Shine" and followed by "Ms. Hammurabi" on May 21, 2018.
- Ryu Hwa-Young was first offered the major supporting role, but declined.
- Frst script reading took place December 18, 2017 at JTBC building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea.
- "Welcome to Waikiki" has been extended from 16 to 20 episodes due to its popularity.
- Ep.11 and 12 will not air as originally planned on (Monday) March 12 and (Tuesday) March 13 and instead air a week later on March 19 and March 20. The one week delay is to allow time for better production. A special behind the scenes of "Welcome to Waikiki" will air on March 12 and March 13 that features behind the scenes footage and commentary by the performers.
- Related titles:
- Welcome to Waikiki | Eulachacha Waikiki (JTBC / 2018)
- Welcome to Waikiki Season 2 | Eulachacha Waikiki Season 2 (JTBC / 2019)
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