L.U.C.A.: The Beginning

L.U.C.A.: The Beginning


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Director: Kim Hong Seon

Screenwriter: Chun Sung Il

Aired on: Feb 1, 2021

Total Episodes: 12

Network: tvN

Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.

Year: 2021

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 루카: 더 비기닝

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Last Universal Common Ancestor, Luka, LUCA, 루카

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller


“LUCA” is based on Charles Darwin’s proposition that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors. (LUCA stands for “last universal common ancestor.”)

Ji Oh, who rarely reveals his emotions to others, has a special power and a secret but doesn’t know who he really is. He is chased by mysterious figures while he tries to find answers to numerous questions that surround him.

Gu Reum is a detectivewhose parents disappeared when she was a young child. When she decides on a course of action, she won’t change no matter what. Gu Reum chases after the truth behind her parents’ disappearance. She meets Ji Oh and her life changes.

(Sources: Asianwiki, Soompi)


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