|My Liberation Notes|
|Literal meaning||My Liberation Diary|
|Revised Romanization||Naui Haebangilji|
|Written by||Park Hae-young |
|Directed by||Kim Seok-yoon |
|Music by||Kim Tae-seong |
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Budget||₩8 billion |
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||April 9 –|
May 29, 2022
My Liberation Notes (Korean : 나의 해방일지; RR : Naui Haebangilji) is a South Korean television series starring Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Suk-ku, and Lee El. It aired on JTBC from April 9 to May 29, 2022, every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 (KST) for 16 episodes.  It is also available for streaming on Netflix in selected regions. 
Set in the fictional Sanpo village in Gyeonggi-do [lower-alpha 1] , My Liberation Notes tells the story of three siblings (Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, and Lee El) and a mysterious stranger (Son Suk-ku), who want to escape from their dead-end lives.
On September 24, 2021, Chorokbaem Media announced that it had signed a contract with JTBC Studios to produce and supply the series with "8 billion won worth of budget for a total of 16 episodes". 
On October 5, 2021, it was reported that filming is currently in progress. 
|My Liberation Notes|
| Soundtrack album by |
|Released||May 29, 2022 |
|1.||"Be My Birthday"||Naiv||9duck||Ha Hyun-sang||3:14|
|2.||"Be My Birthday" (Inst.)||9duck||3:14|
|2.||"We Sink" (Inst.)||Naiv||3:26|
|1.||"My Spring" (나의 봄은)||Seo Dong-seong||Park Seong-il||Lee Su-hyun||4:12|
|2.||"My Spring" (나의 봄은; Inst.)||Park Seong-il||4:12|
|1.||"A Kind Of Confession" (일종의 고백; Female Ver.)||Lee Young-hoon||Lee Young-hoon||Hen||2:58|
|2.||"A Kind Of Confession" (일종의 고백; Male Ver.)||Lee Young-hoon||Lee Young-hoon||Kwak Jin-eon||3:56|
The series drew attention for its dialogues and monologues with deep metaphorical meanings, and realistic and relatable storyline.   Novel concepts of "worshipping" (Korean : 추앙; RR : chuang) [lower-alpha 2] and "liberation" (Korean : 해방; RR : heabang) [lower-alpha 3] brought up in the drama were well received by the audience.    The series was also praised for its depiction of social pressure that captures the frustrations and challenges of young adult life in Korea. 
Pierce Conran writing for South China Morning Post stated "With four intricate and distinct lead characters, terrific dialogue and a bounteous array of intimate moments for all the smaller characters in the cast, My Liberation Notes is far and away the best drama on TV right now"  and gave 4.5 stars out of 5.  Park Han-na of Korea Herald described the series as "a portrait of a generation trapped by the preconditions set by themselves and the society".  Seo Byeong-gi of Herald Business praised the writer Park Hae-young for drama's stimulation of empathy in everyday life.  During the broadcast, actor Gong Yoo on Instagram, recommended his fans to watch My Liberation Notes  and after the series finished airing he left a review in his fancafe, praising its direction, screenplay and performance of actors. 
The series enjoyed modest viewership share: the first episode recorded a nationwide viewership rating of 2.9% and reached the highest rating with the last episode, which recorded the 6.7%.  My Liberation Notes topped TV popularity ranking in last four weeks of its eight week run  while Son Suk-ku and Kim Ji-won took first and second place respectively in drama performers popularity ranking for five consecutive weeks. 
The series debuted at number nine on the Netflix's Global Top 10 for non-English television in the list issued for May 16–22, 2022,   ascending to number five in the following week.  
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|Ep.||Original broadcast date||Average audience share|
(Nielsen Korea) 
|1||April 9, 2022||2.941% (5th)||3.057% (5th)|
|2||April 10, 2022||3.018% (5th)||3.236% (3rd)|
|3||April 16, 2022||2.552% (8th)||2.862% (6th)|
|4||April 17, 2022||2.325%(7th)||2.292%(8th)|
|5||April 23, 2022||2.766% (7th)||2.874% (5th)|
|6||April 24, 2022||3.832% (4th)||3.971% (4th)|
|7||April 30, 2022||3.306% (5th)||3.541% (5th)|
|8||May 1, 2022||3.876% (4th)||4.155% (4th)|
|9||May 7, 2022||3.625% (1st)||4.259% (1st)|
|10||May 8, 2022||4.594% (2nd)||5.242% (2nd)|
|11||May 14, 2022||4.142% (2nd)||4.583% (1st)|
|12||May 15, 2022||4.969% (1st)||5.603% (1st)|
|13||May 21, 2022||4.760% (1st)||4.981% (1st)|
|14||May 22, 2022||6.073% (1st)||6.547% (1st)|
|15||May 28, 2022||5.943% (1st)||6.720% (1st)|
|16||May 29, 2022||6.728%(1st)||7.616%(1st)|
|Award ceremony||Year||Category||Nominee / Work||Result||Ref.|
|APAN Star Awards||2022||Best Couple Award||Son Suk-ku & Kim Ji-won||Nominated|| |
|Best Supporting Actress||Lee El||Nominated|
|Best Writer Award||Park Hae-young||Nominated|
|Drama of the Year||My Liberation Notes||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Son Suk-ku||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Kim Ji-won||Nominated|
|Popularity Star Award, Actor||Son Suk-ku||Nominated|
|Baeksang Arts Awards||2023||Best Screenplay||Park Hae-young||Won|||
|Best Drama||My Liberation Notes||Nominated|||
|Best Director||Kim Seok-yoon||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Son Suk-ku||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Kim Ji-won||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Lee El||Nominated|
|Best New Actress||Lee Kyung-seong||Nominated|
|Korea Drama Awards||2022||Excellence Award, Actor||Lee Ki-woo||Won|||
|Korean Broadcasting Writers Awards||2022||Best Writer (Drama Category)||Park Hae-young||Won|||
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