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Series cast summary:
Joon-Gi Lee ...  Jin Do Hyuk 16 episodes, 2009-2010
So-yi Yoon ...  Joo Jae In 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Yun-shik Baek ...  Jo Yong Deok 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Ki-joon Uhm ...  Kang Hae Seong 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Young-soo Jung Young-soo Jung ...  Na Ga Yeon 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Jae-Wook Chung Jae-Wook Chung ...  Park Joon Hyung 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Han-wi Lee Han-wi Lee ...  Na Kyung Man 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Jung-woo Choi Jung-woo Choi ...  President Choi Il Do 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Jin-mo Ju ...  President Gong Chil Sung 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Seok-yong Jeong Seok-yong Jeong ...  Jin Do Hee / ... 14 episodes, 2009-2010
Hyang-gi Kim ...  Jin Sol 12 episodes, 2009-2010
Ji-seong Eom Ji-seong Eom ...  Jin Jung 12 episodes, 2009-2010
Hye-suk Lee ...  Joo Myung Hee 12 episodes, 2009-2010
Young-nam Jang Young-nam Jang ...  Jin Do Hee 8 episodes, 2009-2010
Sung Jin Sung Jin ...  Go Eun Shik 8 episodes, 2009-2010


Jin Do Hyuk (Lee Joon Gi) works as a journalist for a third-rate newspaper. He lost his parents at an early age, after they were involved in a fatal hit and run car accident and Do Hyuk was left alone with his older sister Do Hee (Jang Young Nam). Although Do Hee is older than Do Hyuk she is quite immature, impulsive and whenever Do Hyuk had money she would take his money. He had always dreamed of becoming a journalist like his father, attending the prestigious "Dae Sae Ilbo," but because of his poor financial situation Do Hyuk was unable to attend college, which created a temporary roadblock for him. So instead Do Hyuk ends up working for the third rate news rag "Monday Seoul". Although the "Monday Seoul" is lower than the "Dae Sae Ilbo," Do Hyuk works with passion and uses any means necessary to cover a story. Joo Jae In (Yoon So Yi) lost her father at an early age. Her father, a police officer, died while on duty. Since then, she has wanted to follow in her father's footsteps to ... Written by Colleen16

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Official Sites:

MBC (English) | MBC [South Korea]


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Release Date:

18 November 2009 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Hero See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea See more »

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On October 22, MBC Hero drama while shooting the KARA concert at the Cheongju Art Center. Lee Joon Gi as Jin Do Hyuk surprised everyone with a hang-wire Tarzan action. See more »


Jin Do Hyuk: Ahjussi, isn't there anything that can be done?
vehicle repair man: Come back tomorrow morning.
Jin Do Hyuk: Oh man... This is really strange.
Joo Jae In: What is?
Jin Do Hyuk: In the movies or dramas, when the vehicle breaks down or the final boat has left the lead actor and actress have to spend the night together...
Joo Jae In: I'm taking the bus back tonight, so you can come back tomorrow when the car is repaired.
Jin Do Hyuk: What a petty person...
vehicle repair man: The express bus to Seoul only stops here 3 times a day. The last bus was at 4 o'clock.
Jin Do Hyuk: See? I told you. They just all fit ...
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