How to Buy a Friend

How to Buy a Friend


Total votes: 2806

Director: Yoo Young Eun

Aired on: Apr 6, 2020

Total Episodes: 8

Network: KBS2

Duration: 35 min.

Year: 2020

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 계약우정

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Friendship Contract, Gyeyakwoojung, gyeyakujeong, Friend Contract

Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Youth


Rumors surround Don Hyuk, a highly praised high school fighter, after his girlfriend’s sudden self-harm. Plagued by the trauma he is quick to fight if someone even mentions her name, landing him in juvenile detention. After his release, he returns to school where he comes across a poem written by Chan Hong, a particularly average student who has a knack for writing. Eventually, Don Hyuk discovers a clue about his girlfriend’s deathand approaches Chan Hong to help him investigate, and in exchange, he will serve as Chan Hong’s personal bodyguard. This contractual relationship entangles them both in a series of dramatic events as they try to uncover the truth behind the self-harm.

(Source: KOCOWA)

~~ Adapted from the webtoon with the same name by Kwon Laad.


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