Choi Dae Hyun (Ji Chang Wook) is a corporate worker for a major convenience store chain. One day, his girlfriend and manager Yoo Yeon Joo (Han Sun Hwa) becomes embroiled in a police investigation. He decides to take the wrap, but is forced to give up his office job and become a store manager. His store’s finances are poor, however, and he decides to try to freshen things up by hiring a new part-time worker. Enter Jung Saet Byul (Kim You Jung), a young woman who has had a crush on Choi Dae Hyun for several years. One day in the past, she tried to convince him to buy some cigarettes for her and her friends. When he refused and gave her a lecture instead, she gave him a kiss, but their paths have not crossed since. She applies for the job, intent on winning his heart, but Choi Dae Hyun is reluctant to give it to her, thinking her a delinquent. However, she is determined, and also helps bring customers to the store, so he decides to hire her. This move piques the jealousy of Yoo Yeon Joo, though, and she resolves to oust Jung Saet Byul from her job. Will Jung Saet Byul succeed in capturing the apple of her eye’s affection? “Backstreet Rookie” is a 2020 South Korean drama series that was directed by Lee Myeong Woo and based on a web-based comic authored by Hwalhwasan.