Breaking into the South Korean pop industry, known as “K-pop,” is every musician’s dream because becoming a K-pop idol can mean instant fame, success and adoration. Pianist Ji Seung Yeon (Go Eun Ah, older sister of Mir of the boy-band MBLAQ) dreams of becoming an idol and will do whatever it takes to achieve her goal. When the all-male idol group M2 holds open auditions to recruit new members, Seung Yeon thinks its her best shot at achieving her dreams, even if she has to cross-dress as a guy to do it. But things get complicated when she meets the arrogant Kang Woo Hyeon (Park Yoo Hwan, younger brother of Micky Yoochun of the boy-band JYJ), M2’s lead singer. How far will Seung Yeon go to get what she wants, and will she make the cut? “K-POP Extreme Survival,” also known as “The Strongest K-POP Survival,” is a 2012 South Korean drama series.