Mystery Queen

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Mystery Queen revolves on the story of Yoo Seol-ok, a mystery novel loving ajumma who starts solving real life cases together with police detective Ha Wan-seung. Yoo Seol-ok always dreams of being a detective since she was a child but missed out on her chance to become a police officer after she married a prosecutor at a young age. At some point in her married life, she meets Ha Wan-seung and ends up fighting crimes and solving difficult cases with him. Although their approach to solving the cases are different, they turn out to be the perfect partners against crime mysteries.


General Information

  • Status: COMPLETED
  • Drama Title: Mystery Queen
  • Other Titles: N/A
  • Genre: Mystery, Comedy
  • Director: Kim Jin-woo, Yoo Young-eun
  • Writer: Lee Sung-min
  • No. of Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast Period: Apr 5 – May 25, 2017
  • Time Slot: 22:00 Korean Standard Time, Wed & Thu
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • TV Network: KBS (free-to-air)
  • Production Company(s): 
  • Preceded by: Chief Kim
  • Followed by: Seven Day Queen

Main Cast & Characters

main cast fo Korean drama Mystery Queen


Choi Kang-hee as Yoo Seol-okShe always dreamed of becoming a detective but real life got in her way. She finds hope of fulfilling this dream because of an unsolved crime that leads her to partner with a Ha Wan-seung. Her experience in reading mystery novels helps her solve cases using theoretical knowledge and deductive reasoning.

Kwon Sang-woo as Ha Wan-seung. He is an ace violent crimes detective who graduated with honors from Police University. Unlike Yoo Seol-ok who relies on logic to figure out everything, he trusts his intuition and gut feeling while working in the field, making her team up with her an exciting crime-fighting duo.

Lee Won-geun as Hong Joon-oh. Hong Joon-oh is a rookie police officer who singles out Yoo Seol-ok to be the civilian consultant on a case he’s working on.

Shin Hyun-bin as Jung Ji-won. Jung Ji-won is an elite lawyer whose father is the owner of the largest law firm in Korea. 


The orange and green numbers indicate the lowest and highest ratings, respectively. All values are expressed in %.
Mystery Queen Viewership Ratings Data
Episode #Broadcast dateNielsen KoreaTNMS
1Apr 5, 201711.212.410.812.1
2Apr 6, 20179.510.09.811.0
3Apr 12, 201710.110.210.912.4
4Apr 13, 201711.612.112.513.2
5Apr 19, 20177.77.78.610.6
6Apr 20, 201710.911.210.412.0
7Apr 26, 201710.711.610.412.1
8Apr 27, 201710.511.69.611.7
9May 3, 20179.29.39.410.9
10May 4, 20179.09.49.310.9
11May 10, 20178.
12May 11, 20179.29.58.610.5
13May 17, 20178.
14May 18, 20178.
15May 24, 20178.
16May 25, 20178.

Official Posters

Original Soundtrack

  • OST Part 1: Far Away by Jang Jae-in & Han Hae
  • OST Part 2: Day by The Ade
  • OST Part 3: Pretend Not to Know by Sunwoo Jung-ah
  • OST Part 4: Goodbye by Ann & Yoon Mi-rae
  • OST Part 5: Maze by LANG

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