Extraordinary You is based on the webcomic series “어쩌다 발견한 7월 / July Found by Chance” by Moo Ryoo (무류) which was first published on 2018-January-18 via comic.daum.com.
Eun Dan Oh is a student at a prestigious academy, but she has a heart condition. One day by chance, she discovers that she and everyone else in her world are actually characters in a manhwa called Secret. Worse yet, Dan Oh is only a minor character in this story and is expected to die soon. Not satisfied with this fate, she decides to forge her own destiny by changing the story’s plot and finding her own true love.
- Drama: Extraordinary You (English title) / Ha-Roo Found by Chance/ Suddenly One Day / A Day Found by Chance
- Revised romanization: Eojjeoda Balgyeonhan Haroo
- Hangul: 어쩌다 발견한 하루
- Director: Kim Sang-Hyub
- Writer: Moo Ryoo (webcomic), In Ji-Hye, Song Ha-Young
- Network: MBC
- Episodes: 32
- Genre: Fantasy-Romance
- Release Date: October 2, 2019 —
- Runtime: Wednesday & Thursdays 21:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
Eun Dan-O is a student at a prestigious high school. Her family is wealthy, but Eun Dan-O has a heart disease. Her fiance Baek Kyung attends the same prestigious high school. She likes him a lot, but he does not like her at all. Suddenly, Eun Dan-O has short-term memory loss and she can see what will happen in the near future. She gets confused by her symptoms. Then, Jinmiche, from the school cafeteria, tells Eun Dan-O that she is a character in the comic “Secret” like everybody else there. Eun Dan-O learns that her character is not even a main character, but rather an extra and she doesn’t have much time to live. Eun Dan-O is stunned, but she decides she wants to find her own true first love and not someone written by the comic writer. One day, she falls down the school stairs. She feels her back touch the back of another student, among a group of male students. Her heart suddenly starts to flutter. Eun Dan-O wants to find the male student who made her heart flutter. She eventually finds the student and he is her classmate. He is a character that doesn’t have a name. They get close and Eun Dan-O names him “Ha-Roo.”
- Extraordinary You Torrent Files series takes over MBC’s Wednesday & Thursday 21:00 time slot previously occupied by “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung” and followed by “Love with Flaws” November, 2019.