The drama tells the story of Do Bong-soon who is born with extraordinary strength, an ability that is hereditary and passed on to the women in her family. One day, she helps out a bus driver who encounters a fight with a thug. An Min-hyuk, who is the CEO of a video gaming company Ainsoft, witnesses how she beats up the thug and his associates. Min-hyuk has recently received anonymous threats to his life and decides to hire Bong-soon as his bodyguard due to her superhuman strength. Since she dreams of creating a video game with herself as the main character, he also offers her the chance of working in the planning department of his company.
Bong-soon has a long time crush on In Guk-doo, her childhood friend and a police detective who lives in the same neighborhood as her. She, Guk-doo and Min-hyuk get caught up in a serial murder case that happens in their neighborhood and consequently end up living together in one house for security reason.
- Status: COMPLETED
- Drama Title: Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
- Other Titles: N/A
- Genre: Fantasy, Romantic Comedy
- Director: Lee Hyung-min
- Writer: Baek Mi-kyung
- No. of Episodes: 16
- Broadcast Period: Feb 24 – Apr 15, 2017
- Time Slot: 23:00 Korean Standard Time, Fri & Sat
- Runtime: 60 minutes
- TV Network: JTBC (cable)
- Production Company(s): Dramahouse, JS Pictures
- Preceded by: Solomon’s Perjury
- Followed by: Man to Man
Main Cast & Characters
Park Bo-young as Do Bong-soon. Do Bong-soon is a woman born with superhuman strength. She is so strong that she can break everything that she touches just slightly. She has a secret crush on her childhood friend In Guk-doo who doesn’t know about her ability. A serial murder in her neighborhood forces her to live together with him and An Min-hyuk.
Park Hyung-sik as An Min-hyuk. An Min-hyuk is a CEO of a company who, after receiving threats to his life and witnessing the extraordinary ability of Do Bong-soon, hires her as his bodyguard. He is forced to lived together with her and Guk-doo and mistakenly thinks that Guk-doo has a crush on him.
Ji Soo as In Guk-doo. As a police detective childhood friend of Do Bong-soon, he runs to her side to protect her from a kidnapper who starts taking women off the streets. He guards her while she performs her duty to An Min-hyuk, and thus they move into one house together.
The drama premiered with 3.83 % viewer ratings, a value that is good enough in cable television. The ratings increased in the following weeks, reaching 8.30 % in its fourth episode.
- OST Part 1
- No. 1: You’re My Garden by Jung Eun-ji (Apink)
- No. 2: You’re My Garden (instrumental)
- OST Part 2
- No. 1: Heartbeat by Suran
- No. 2: Heartbeat (instrumental)
- OST Part 3
- No. 1: What by Standing Egg
- No. 2: What (instrumental)
- All images and most information in this page were obtained from JTBC.
- Ratings data from Nielsen Korea were obtained directly from the company’s website.