Like Flowers in Sand Episode 9 Preview: When, Where and How to Watch?

Like Flowers in Sand Episode 9 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.

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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.

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Like Flowers in Sand Episode 9 Preview

Like Flowers in Sand Episode 9 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 17, 2024.

Flowers in Sand Episode 9 Predictions

In the next episode, the investigation to find out about Choi Chil-seong’s death. However, with the involvement of Mi-ran, it becomes more complicated. Moreover, Baek-du and Du-sik grow closer to each other more than ever, and their relationship starts to bloom.

Flowers in Sand Episode 8 Recap

The episode opens with a flashback where young Do-sik is playing with her group in the town. There is a little girl who is also with them. It turns out that the girl is no one other than Mi-ran. From a very young age, she dreamed of owning a cafe where she would sell cookies and would not have to work with anyone else. In the present day, Du-sik asks her about Choi Chil-seong who is involved with match-fixing, but Mi-ran denies of knowing him.

Meanwhile, Baek-du is in the second round of his match, where he starts to lose focus since Du-sik is not found in the audience. He loses the second round and then prepares for the third and final round. However, even though he tries hard, he does not manage to win the third round since his mind is filled with thoughts of Du-sik. He is thereby out of the competition.

Later, the team arrives from the hospital, and they all catch up for a meal. The assistant coach encouraged the team with a toast that due to bad luck, the team was unable to participate in the competition. However, he is also proud of Baek-du for going so far in the competition alone and placing himself in the fifth position. Jin-su also congratulates Baek-du and their friendship starts to become better.

During the meal, Baek-du drinks a glass of beer and naturally gets drunk very quickly. He leaves the restaurant to meet with Du-sik. He reaches her house and starts to call out her name very loudly. Du-sik arrives on time and pulls him from the entrance to a more secluded place to have a conversation. As they start talking, Baek-du suddenly kisses her. She loses her cool and slaps him, he finds himself waking up the next morning in his bed.

Later, he arrives at the stadium to practice and seems to have forgotten everything that happened the other night. However, he goes up to Du-sik to talk to her, and suddenly, his memories start to come back, but he thinks it is all a dream. As he reveals his dream to her, she does not give a reaction and he realises that it is not a dream and the kiss actually happened.

As Baek-du walks down the road near the river, he starts to recall the incident with Chil-Seong. He starts to recreate everything that happened that day and remembers an important aspect of it. He runs towards Du-sik to tell her that the night he met Chil-cheong there was another person in the backseat. Mi-ran suddenly arrives in the room with a black bag and tells them that she is sitting in the passenger seat that day.

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