The Effect of a Finger Flick on a Breakup: A Realistic Romance Unfolds

The Effect of a Finger Flick on a Breakup

The 2021 KBS Drama Special brings a unique short-form drama titled “The Effect of a Finger Flick on a Breakup,” featuring Kang Tae Oh and Shin Ye Eun.

Premiering on November 19, this drama is a realistic romance that delves into the complexities of love and self-discovery.

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Plot Overview

The story centers on Oh Jin (Shen Ye Eun), a middle school nurse, and her long-term boyfriend, Min Jae (Kang Tae Oh). Oh, Jin yearns for love and begins to question her relationship and the meaning of love itself.

Min Jae, on the other hand, is successful at work but struggles to express his feelings.

When Oh Jin abruptly decides to break up with him, Min Jae embarks on a journey of personal growth.

Character Dynamics

  1. Oh Jin: is a nurturing school nurse who starts to reflect on her needs and desires in love.
  2. Min Jae: A professional man who realizes his shortcomings in expressing love and begins to evolve after the breakup.
  3. Goo Won Bin (Hong Kyung): The sweet and warmhearted physical education teacher with a one-sided crush on Oh Jin.
  4. Jung Yoon Jung (Ha Yoon Kyung): Oh Jin’s best friend and a mutual friend of the couple, who supports both through their breakup.

Behind the Scenes

The cast shared their thoughts during a script reading session:

  1. Shin Ye Eun: “When I first read the script, I was intrigued. How could a finger flick affect a breakup? I was curious to know what happened next.”
  2. Kang Tae Oh: “The emotions are very realistic. It is a love story that everyone can relate to.”
  3. Hong Kyung: “The emotions and story were well portrayed in the script, so I had fun reading it.”
  4. Ha Yoon Kyung: “The characters are all unique and I thought it would be fun to work with them.”

Where to Watch

Fans can catch this drama special on the KBS WORLD YouTube channel, where many other KBS drama specials are available.

While most content is accessible worldwide, some restrictions may apply in certain countries.


“The Effect of a Finger Flick on a Breakup” promises to be a touching and relatable exploration of love, growth, and the intricate dynamics of relationships.

With a talented cast and a compelling storyline, it is set to captivate audiences looking for a heartfelt romance.

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