Like Flowers in Sand Episode 8 Preview: Like Flowers in Sand (모래에도 꽃이 핀다) is a South Korean drama series directed by Kim Jin-woo and written by Won Yoo-jung. Developed by KT Studio Genie and produced by Astory, the narrative revolves around a group of young individuals striving to flourish in their lives amid the vibrant setting of Geosan’s ssireum city.
In June 2023, AStory production company revealed the signing of a licensing agreement with Netflix for the global broadcasting rights of the series. The show now occupies the ENA’s Wednesday and Thursday 21:00 time slot, formerly held by Moon In The Day.
Like Flowers in Sand Episode 8 Preview
Like Flowers in Sand Plot
Kim Baek-doo, a seasoned ssireum player contemplating retirement from the sport, experiences a transformative twist in his life when he reconnects with his childhood friend Oh Yoo-kyung. She assumes the role of the management team leader for his ssireum team, which is currently teetering on the brink of disbandment. With the collaborative efforts of key individuals such as Min Hyun-wook and Joo Mi-ran, along with the addition of the new coach Kwak Jin-soo and Baek-doo’s trusted best friend Jo Seok-hee, they unite their strengths to rescue the team from its precarious situation.
Like Flowers in Sand Cast
The ensemble cast includes, Jang Dong-yoon taking up the role of Kim Baek-doo, a Taebaek-class player of the Geosan County Office Ssireum Team, facing imminent disbandment, renowned as a prodigy for his exceptional skills. Lee Ju-myoung portrays Oh Yoo-kyung, the management team leader of the Geosan County Office Ssireum Team. Yoon Jong-seok embodies Min Hyun-wook, a young man accustomed to a life of abundance. Kim Bo-ra takes on the character of Joo Mi-ran, an enigmatic café owner. Lee Jae-joon depicts Kwak Jin-soo, Baek-doo’s long-time rival and former ssireum wrestler. Lee Joo-seung portrays Jo Seok-hee, Baek-doo’s best friend and a police officer at the Geosan Police Station.
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Like Flowers in Sand Episode List
The show is scheduled for a total of 12 episodes.
Where to Watch Like Flowers in Sand
The series will air on the ENA network and on Netflix in select regions.
Flowers in Sand Episode 8 Release Date
The first episode of the show will premiere on January 11, 2024.
Flowers in Sand Episode 8 Predictions
In the next episode, the detective continues to follow Mi-ran, the cafe owner and thinks that she is linked to the murder. On the other hand, Baek-du and Du-sik start to become closer to each other. They both begin to develop feelings for each other as well.
Flowers in Sand Episode 7 Recap
The episode opens with a flashback where young Do-sik comes to meet Baek-du at his house for the last time. She asks him to keep playing ssireum and become a champion one day. Baek-du is unable to understand why she kept saying those things until he finally realised that she was leaving town and never coming back.
In the present, Do-sik is seen talking about her past to Hyeon-uk where she reveals that she is, in fact, Do-sik he has been looking for across town. She explains that when she was young, her father was the coach of the ssireum team. However, he was accused of match-fixing with a student, which pushed the player into committing suicide. Since he could not bear the blame anymore, her entire family left town.
The next day, Baek-du gets ready for his match in the championship. However, he misses his bus and takes help from Do-sik to take him to the games. When he reaches there, the coach realises that he has gained the above weight limit, which can disqualify him. Without wasting any time, Baek-du starts to exercise so that he can lose a kg before the selection process. During the selection he passes the test and is eligible to compete in the match.
The entire team goes out to celebrate at a restaurant before the big match. But Baek-du does not eat anything as he leaves the place to talk to Do-sik. Later, it is revealed that the entire team got food poisoning, and only Baek-du is left to compete in the championship. Do-sik arrives to show her support, which boosts Baek-du with a lot of confidence.
In the first match, he has to compete with a seasoned player who has a lot of experience. As the match starts, he loses the first round. Nevertheless, he wipes himself up and manages to win the second round. Ultimately, he wins the match and quickly qualifies for the next round. He manages to win each and every match, and he gets through the semi-finals. Only one match is left for him to step into the final match.
However, Do-sik gets a phone call from her captain, who reveals the information she had requested to find out. Baek-du assumes that Do-sik is still watching him, which makes him happy. But during the match, his teammates arrive and inform him that Do-sik is not in the stadium anymore. This revelation fills Baek-du with doubt, and he starts to falter. Meanwhile, Do-sik arrives at the place where she meets Joo Mi-ran, the cafe owner. Surprisingly, she addresses Do-sik as her elder sister, and the episode ends on that note.
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