Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

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Synopsis

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.

General Information

  • 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

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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.

Ratings

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.

Official Posters

Original Soundtrack

  • 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)

References

  • 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.