My Liberation Notes (2022) Korean Drama

JTBC’s My Liberation Notes (2022) is set in the fictional countryside of Sanpo that tells the story of three siblings and Mr. Gu, the stranger in their quest for life’s meaning and freedom from the mundane. It stars Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Sukku, and Lee El.

Genre: Slice of life, Mystery
Also known as: My Liberation Diary
No. of episodes: 16
Written by: Park Hae-young
Directed by: Kim Seok-yoon
Network: JTBC
Streaming platform: Netflix
Date: April 9 – May 29, 2022

Main cast:

Nielsen Korea: Nationwide TV Viewership Rating

RatingSouth Korean
viewers in millions
2.9%0.6511April 9, 2022
3.0%0.6222April 10, 2022
2.5%0.5743April 16, 2022
2.3%0.5384April 17, 2022
2.7%0.5795April 23, 2022
3.8%0.9006April 24, 2022
3.3%0.7697April 30, 2022
3.8%0.9028May 1, 2022
3.6%0.8489May 7, 2022
4.5%1.00610May 8, 2022
4.1%1.00011May 14, 2022
4.9%1.21212May 15, 2022
4.7%1.14913May 21, 2022
6.0%1.46214May 22, 2022
5.9%1.44315May 28, 2022
6.7%1.54516May 29, 2022
Source: Nielsen Korea

Good Data: Drama Buzzworthy Rankings

DateMy Liberation NotesSon Su-kkuKim Ji-wonLee Min-ki
April Week 14th
April Week 2 2nd6th5th
April Week 32nd2nd4th
April Week 42nd1st2nd
May Week 11st1st2nd
May Week 21st1st2nd
May Week 31st1st2nd
May Week 41st1st2nd6th
Source: Good Data Korea

Netflix Worldwide: Non-English TV Rankings

My Liberation Notes (2022) reached Top 10 in TV in 15 countries, watched for a total of 47.2 million hours, and appeared in the global rankings of non-English TV for 4 consecutive weeks. It was most popular in South Korea for 15 weeks.

WeekDateRankViewing hours
1May 16-22, 20229th9,850,000
2May 23-29, 20225th13,130,000
3May 30 – June 5, 20223rd14,240,000
4June 6-12, 20228th10,050,000
Source: Netflix Top 10

Official posters from JTBC

Official trailer

Drama quotes here.