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Twelve Men in a Year

 

Title: 일년에 열두 남자 / Twelve Men in a Year
Chinese Title: 一年十二個男人
Genre: Romance
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: tvN
Broadcast period: 2012-Feb-15 to 2012-Apr-05
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 23:00

 

Synopsis

This Drama is about Mi Roo, a 29 years old ordinary staff writer for the magazine.

The drama telling the story how she fails to deliver a column of magazine, and then she decided to starts a dating column by dating with twelve men for each astrological sign in the calendar.

Cast

Yoon Jin Seo as Na Mi Roo
Ohn Joo Wan as Cha Jin Oh
Go Joon Hee as Park Tan Ya
Kim Da Hyun as Hyun Woo
Kim Jin Woo as Won Bin
Julien Kang as Alex
Park Sang Myun as Dong Gun
Kwang Soo as Shi Hoo
Lee Yong Woo as Yi Joon
Kim Jung Min as Director Goo
Choi Hyun Woo as Magician
Sung Je as Gwan Woo
Park Ji Woo as Gang Soo
Park Ji Il as Chan Sung
Choi Soo Rin as Michele Jang
Bae Geu Rin as Oh Hae Ra
Yang Geum Suk as Oh Yeon Soon

Production Credits

Original work: German Novel ‘Zwölf Männer hat das Jahr (2005)‘ by Martina Paura.
Director: Oh Jong Rok
Screenwriter: Hwang Jo Yoon

Dream High 2

 

Title: 드림하이 시즌2 / Dream High (Season 2)
Chinese Title: 星梦高飞2 / 追梦高中2
Genre: School, musical, comedy, romance
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-30 to 2012-Mar-20
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55
Related Series: Dream High Series

 

Synopsis

“Dream High Season 2″ will follows idol stars heading out to find their hopes and dreams. This Drama will deal with new students instead of the first batch student.

Kirin High School of Art has been taken over by Oz Entertainment because of financial bankruptcy. Oz Entertainment then transfers over its own idol stars to Kirin High to avoid a law requiring under age entertainers to study for a set time. Competition then brews between troubled students at Kirin High School of Art and then newly transfered idols from Oz Entertainment.

Shin Hye Sung (Kang So Ra) enters Kirin High School of Art with a high written exam score, but poor performance score. She then meets fellow students Jin Yoo Jin (Jin Woon) and JB, who makes her realize how fun music can be. Jin Yoo Jin acted when he was a child. Now, he is a troubled student dreaming of becoming a rock star. He attempts to cure his pain caused by his parent’s divorce through music.

Cast

Kirin Arts High School Students

Kang So Ra as Shin Hye Sung
Jin Woon as Jin Yoo Jin
Yoo So Young as Park Soon Dong
Kim Ji Soo as Hong Joo
Jung Yeon Joo as Lee Yi Seul (The only daughter of Executive director Lee Kang Chul)
Jr. as Jung Ui Bong

Idol Groups

Park Ji Yeon as Lian (member of idol girl group HershE)
Hyo Rin as Nana (member of idol girl group HershE)
Ailee as Ailee (member of idol girl group HershE)
JB as JB (member of idol boy group I:dn)
Park Seo Joon as Si Woo (member of idol boy group I:dn)

Kirin Arts High School Teachers

Kim Jung Tae as Lee Kang Chul (Executive director)
Kwon Hae Hyo as Joo Jung Wan (Principal)
Park Jin Young as Yang Jin Man (Teacher)
Choi Yeo Jin as Ahn Tae Yeon (Teacher)
Park Kahi as Hyun Ji Soo (Teacher)

Other

Yoon Hee Suk as Shin Jae In
Hwang Mi Sun as Lian’s mother
Jung Kyu Soo as Hye Sung’s father
No Jung Ui (노정의) as Shin Hye Poong (Hye Sung’s sister)

Cameos

Kim Soo Hyun as Song Sam Dong (ep.1)
IU (Lee Ji Eun) as Kim Pil Sook (ep 1)
BandToxic as band performing with Yoo Jin in Hongdae (ep.1)
MYNAME as OZ Entertainment Agency’s idol group (ep 2)
PSY as trainer coach (ep 5)
Park Ye Eun as Park Ye Eun (ep 9)
Bae Suzy as Suzy (ep.15)
Miss A (ep.15)

Production Credits

Production Companies: KeyEast, JYPE, and CJ Media
Producer: Bae Yong Joon, Park Jin Young
Director: Lee Eung Bok & Mo Wan Il
Screenwriter: Heo Seong Hye

Salamander Guru and the Gang

 

Title: 도롱뇽도사와 그림자 조작단 / Salamander Guru and the Gang
Chinese Title: 蝾螈道士与幕后操纵团
Also Known as: Salamander Guru and The Shadow Operation Team
Genre: Sitcom, Comedy
Episodes: 10
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-27 to 2012-Mar-30
Air time: Friday 23:00

 

Synopsis

Genius hacker with social phobia Min Hyuk, whose father is a computer genius, played with a computer like a toy from when he was little. He grew up learning hacking skills through his dad who was terminally ill and ran an illegal gambling place for his family’s future. After his dad passed away, Min Hyuk was adopted abroad. He immersed himself in playing with computer and got social phobia. When he turns 20, he returns to Korea and starts chasing the guy X who drove his dad to death. Following clues from his memories, he finds Salamander Guru’s fortune telling house and meets Sun Dal and Won Sam. To find Salamander Guru who knows the secrets of X, Min Hyuk has no choice but to help the fake gurus. With his brain and excellent hacking skills, Min Hyuk controls Sun Dal behind a mirror and finds codes his dad left by recalling his childhood memories one by one. Min Hyuk, who has been secretive with social phobia, gradually becomes more open while living with Sun Dal and Won Sam.

Cast

Min Ho as Min Hyuk (Hacker)
Oh Dal Soo as Sun Dal (Swindler)
Im Won Hee as Won Sam (Assistant guru)
Ryu Hyun Kyung as Kyung Ja (Detective)
Lee Byung Joon as Bum Gyu (Real Salamander Guru)
Kim Gyu Sun as Gyu Sun

Cameo

Yoon Sang Ho as Detective Yoon
Kim Tae Yeon (ep. 3)
Yong Joon Hyung as Joker (ep. 3)
L (Kim Myung Soo) as L (ep. 3)
IU as Ji Eun (Pickpocket) (ep. 6)
Han Seung Yeon as Seung Yeon (ep. eight)
Kim Eun Jung as Ji Min (ep. eight)
Han Ji Hoo as Chan Woo (ep. eight)
G.O. (ep. eight)

Production Credits

Director: Park Seung Min
Writer: Seo Eun Jung

Glowing She

 

Title: 자체발광 그녀 / Glowing She
Chinese Title: 閃亮的她 / 明艳动人的她
Also Known as: My Shining Girl / Sunshine Girl
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 12
Broadcast network: KBS-N
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-07 to 2012-March-17
Air time: Saturday 10:40

 

Synopsis

This drama is about the events that happen in a broadcasting company.

This drama also focus on the love triangle between the three main characters. Kang Min (Kim Hyung Jun), a top star in the Korean entertainment business who is a bit temperamental. No Yong Woo (Park Kwang Hyun), a well-known producer and Jun Ji Hyun (So Yi Hyun), a newly minted scriptwriter.

Cast

So Yi Hyun as Jun Ji Hyun
Kim Hyung Jun as Kang Min
Park Kwang Hyun as No Yong Woo
Go Na Eun as Kim Kkoch Nim
Chae Young In as Seo Young Hee
Bae Gun Woo as Woo Do Jin
Go Myung Hwan as Director Kong
Seung Hyo Bin as Lee Yoo Jin
Lee Ki Woo (cameo)

Production Credits

Director: Lee Jung Pyo
Screenwriter: Son Min Soo, Yoo Yung Eun

Wild Romance

 

Title: 난폭한 로맨스 / Wild Romance
Chinese Title: 暴力罗曼史 / 狂野罗曼史
Also Known as: Aggressive Romance
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-04 to 2012-Feb-23
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55

 

Synopsis

This drama tells a love story between a baseball player and a female guard who is a former judo athlete.

Cast

Lee Dong Wook as Park Moo Yul
Lee Si Young as Yoo Eun Jae
Kang Dong Ho as Kim Tae Han
Oh Man Suk as Jin Dong Soo
Hwang Sun Hee as Oh Soo Young
Im Joo Eun as Kim Dong Ah
Lee Won Jong as Yoo Young Kil
Lee Han Wie as Kevin Jang
Lee Hee Joon as Ko Jae Hyo
Jang Tae Hoon as Yoo Chang Ho (Yoo Eun Jae younger brother)
Jessica Jung as Kang Jong Hee
Lee Bo Hee as Housekeeper
Lee El as Mi Jin
Hong Jong Hyun as Seo Yoon Yi

Production Credits

Director: Bae Kyung Soo
Screenwriter: Park Yun Sun

Salaryman

 

Title: 샐러리맨 초한지 / Salaryman
Chinese Title: 工薪族楚汉志
Also Known as : History of the Salaryman / Salaryman Chohanji
Genre: melodrama, Comedy
Episodes: 22
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-02 to 2012-March-13
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55

 

Synopsis

This drama depicts the trial and tribulations of the average salaryman, from humble beginnings to success. This drama portray the salaryman’s loneliness and isolation, struggles, sorrows, hopes and successes in a realistic light.

One night Yoo Bang  enters a dark, mysterious villa with nothing but a flashlight, only to find an executive of the Chunha Medical Group, Ho Hae slouched in a chair, dead and Jin Ho Hae’s niece, Yeo Chihiding behind a curtain. At Ho Hae’s funeral, Yoo Bang and Yeo Chi are suddenly taken into custody for his murder. We’re taken three months into the past to reveal what led to this murder and exactly who was responsible. During this flashback we meet Choi Hang Woo , a director from Ho Hae’s rival pharmaceutical company, who is undercover to steal the formula for their new drug and the Chief Researcher from Chunha Group, Cha Woo Hee . The lives of these individuals will all be intertwined within these three months to reveal exactly just who murdered Ho Hae, and why.

Cast

Main cast

Lee Bum Soo as Oh Yoo Bang
Jung Ryu Won as Baek Yeo Chi
Jung Gyu Woon as Choi Hang Woo
Hong Soo Hyun as Cha Woo Hee

Supporting cast

Kim Suh Hyung as Mo Ga Bi
Lee Duk Hwa as Jin Shi Hwang
Kim Il Woo as Jang Ryang
Yoon Yong Hyun as Bun Kwae
Lee Ki Young as Park Beom Jeung
Yoo Hyung Kwan as So Ha
Yang Hyung Wook as Han Shin
Kim Eung Soo as Oh Ji Rak
Park Sang Myun as Jin Ho Hae
Jang Hyun Sung as Choi Hang Ryang
Lee Seung Yun (이승연) as Kim Ban Jang

Cameo

Lee Joon as Yeo Chi’s boyfriend
Lee Joo Shil as Yoo Bang’s mother
Im Hyun Shik as Yoo Bang’s father
Jung Bo Suk as Jo Pil Yun
Kang Kyung Joon
Jun Jae Hyung

Production Credits

Director: Yoo In Sik
Screenwriter: Jang Young Chul, Jung Kyung Soon (정경순)

Color of Woman

 

Title: 컬러 오브 우먼 / Color of Woman
Chinese Title: 女人的色彩
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: Channel A
Broadcast period: 2011-Dec-05 to 2012-Feb-07
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:20 (Episode 1-6)
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 20:50 (Episode 7-20)

 

Synopsis

A drama that contrasts a woman who succeeds with knowledge and reason and a woman who weaponizes appearance and sensitivity.

Byun So Ra comes from an ordinary background, but she works very hard. She is then betrayed by her boyfriend and her dreams of becoming a professor fails. Byun So-Ra then joins a cosmetics company and she also meets a rival with whom she clashes in this cosmetics company.

Jae Hee will play the leading man, Yoon Joon Soo. His character is a good looking, smart, and talented chaebol, as he’s the head of this cosmetics company.

Cast

Main Cast

Yoon So Yi as Byun So Ra
Jae Hee as Yoon Joon Soo
Shim Ji Ho as Kang Chan Jin
Lee Soo Kyung as Wang Jin Joo

Supporting Cast

Park Geun Hyung as Yoon (Company president)
Park Sang Myun as Park Woo Chul (cafe owner)
Sung Dong Il as Park Chan Ho (section chief)
Ahn Sun Young as Song Ye Jin (Deputy section chief)
Lee Ah Hyun as Oh Mi rae
Jun Soo Kyung as Sung Ae Sim (director)
Kim Byung Se as Nam Joong Geun
Ji Yoo as Lee Mi So
Kim Joo Young as Lee Joon Sang
Lee Hyun Jae as Jason Heo

Production Credits

Director: Kim Soo Young (김수영)
Screenwriter: Lee Shi Hyun (이시현), Choi Yeon Ji (최연지), Jeon Yong Sung (정용성), Park Hyun Jin (박현진)