Winter Sonata is a South Korean television drama series that aired on KBS2 in 2002. The second part of the season-themed Endless Love series directed by Yoon Seok-ho, it stars Bae Yong-joon and Choi Ji-woo. Filming primarily took place on the resort island of Namiseom and Seoul.
It is widely considered to be the Korean drama that launched the Korean Wave throughout Asia and worldwide. It has also been adapted into an anime series, and a stage musical.