Class differences, power struggles, and injustice are issues present everywhere in the world and hit K-drama series Itaewon Class is no different. Other than ex-convict Park Sae-ro-yi's motto to stick to one's principles no matter what, another lesson we learn from him is inclusivity and looking beyond differences. View this post on Instagram 오늘도 단밤되세요 A post shared by 박서준 (@bn_sj2013) on Mar 22, 2020 at 6:50am PDT With a background like that, how can one even think of landing a decent job, let alone live a regular life? For Park Sae-ro-yi, it’s not the end of the world – in fact, it’s only the beginning. Loved Itaewon Class? Five new K-dramas to watch out for With a people-over-profit mindset, he rounds up a group of misfits and hires them to work at his bar-restaurant DanBam based on trust, despite lacking in skills. His belief in his staff inspires them to look beyond their own failings and focus on improving their abilities. View this post on Instagram 오늘도 Honey night A post shared by KIM DA MI (@d_a___m_i) on Feb 29, 2020 at 1:04am PST Mean and selfish, Jo Yi-seo’s only other weakness is Sae-ro-yi, who she decides to bet her whole life on after realising she loves him like crazy. She manages to check her ego at the door, if only to get on Sae-ro-yi’s good side. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 류경수 (@ryurudtn) on Mar 22, 2020 at 1:27am PDT While in jail, Choi Seung-kwon would go around picking fights, believing it was the only way to live. After seeing Sae-ro-yi living a decent life, Seung-kwon realises that an unsavoury past isn’t a death sentence after all, and decides to work at DanBam. The best of Park Seo-joon, Korea’s ‘master of romantic comedy’ View this post on Instagram 안녕 마현이 A post shared by 이주영 (@i_icaruswalks) on Mar 21, 2020 at 9:24pm PDT As DanBam’s chef, Ma Hyeon-yi was lacking confidence, and the fact that she is transgender also led to a lot of judgement, jeopardising DanBam’s reputation. Still, Sae-ro-yi, with the rest of the DanBam team, had her back and in the face of public criticism, Hyeon-yi emerged the stronger. View this post on Instagram 다들 Honey Night 감사합니다 #근수는미국으로 #코로나조심하렴 A post shared by 김동희 (@kim_d.he) on Mar 21, 2020 at 9:30am PDT Because of what his family had done to Sae-ro-yi, Jang Geun-soo felt apologetic towards him. The Itaewon Class cast wardrobe revealed – how to get that K-drama look At one point, Yi-seo wanted him kicked out of DanBam for being part of the Jangga family, but Sae-ro-yi, keeps an open mind and thinks Geun-soo’s background isn’t a reason to let him go. View this post on Instagram 8회 본방사수 콜? #ItaewonClass #JTBC #Netflix #김토니 A post shared by CHRIS LYON (@chrislyonsf) on Feb 22, 2020 at 4:02am PST Sae-ro-yi hires Guinean-Korean Kim To-ni under the assumption that he can speak English and help with foreign customers. While Yi-seo and the others remain sceptical of him because of his looks, Sae-ro-yi helps To-ni find his father to prove his Korean ancestry. Leading by example, Sae-ro-yi takes To-ni’s side when he’s racially discriminated against, and he is eventually accepted by the rest of the staff. View this post on Instagram ♀️ A post shared by 권나라 (@hv_nara) on Feb 4, 2020 at 10:53pm PST Growing up with nothing, Oh Soo-ah is independent and has soon realises that unlike Sae-ro-yi, she can’t stand up against the bullies at Jangga Co. She is torn between her allegiance to Jangga and her love for Sae-ro-yi. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .