This a Drama series about a group of co-workers in their twenties who started their job at a big multinational company. This is a story about their everyday life, about their journey each day at the office.




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Series cast summary:
Si-wan Yim ...  Jang Geu-rae 17 episodes, 2014
Sung-min Lee ...  Oh Sang-shik 17 episodes, 2014
Kang So-ra ...  Ahn Young-yi 17 episodes, 2014
Kang Ha-Neul ...  Jang Baek-gi 17 episodes, 2014
Dae-Myung Kim ...  Kim Dong-shik 17 episodes, 2014
Eun-Jeong Sin Eun-Jeong Sin ...  Sun Ji-young 17 episodes, 2014
Byoung-Sook Sung Byoung-Sook Sung ...  Geu-rae's Mother 17 episodes, 2014
Myung-Ryul Nam Myung-Ryul Nam ...  Geu-rae's baduk teacher 17 episodes, 2014
Park Hae-Joon ...  Chun Kwan-woong 17 episodes, 2014
Yo-Han Byun ...  Han Seok-ryul 17 episodes, 2014


Since he was a child, the board game baduk has been everything to Jang Geu-rae. But when he fails at achieving his dream of becoming a professional baduk player, Geu-rae must leave his isolated existence and enter the real world armed with nothing but a high school equivalency exam on his resume. Through an acquaintance's recommendation, he gets hired as an intern at One International, a large trading company. There, Geu-rae meets his boss, manager Oh Sang-shik, who's a workaholic and has a warm personality; fellow intern Ahn Young-yi, who attracts her colleagues' ire because of her impressive educational credentials and by being extremely competent at any task; and Jang Baek-gi, a geeky co-worker whose anxious nature masks his inner ambition. Geu-rae learns to navigate and adapt to corporate culture, with baduk as his guide. Written by madbhoot

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Actors Siwan & Lee Sung-Min and about 50 staff members traveled to Amman, Jordan on September 18, 2014 to shoot prologue scenes for drama series "Misaeng." They will film scenes also in ancient Petra City, Wadi Rum and other areas of Jordan. They will return to South Korea on September 24, 2014. "Misaeng" is the first South Korean drama series to film on location in Jordan. See more »

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Absolutely fabulous show❤
13 February 2021 | by veenaganapathy-04941See all my reviews

Extraordinary, superlative and such a beautiful show .must watch for all generations and needless to say perfect to a T, leave you with a big smile and positivity and wondering about endless possibilities of life❤❤👍👍

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