Misaeng, an incomplete life, is a 2014 South Korean TV series which is based on webtoon series of the same title ‘missing which was written by ‘Yoon Tae-Ho’. This series was aired from October 17 2014 to December 20 2014 only on Fridays and Saturdays. It has 20 episodes in total, this series was developed by ‘Jinnie Choi’ and ‘Park Ji Young’ on tvN.
This series was written by ‘Jung Won Soek’, directed by ‘Kim Won Soek’ and composed by ‘Kim Jung-Seok’ and ‘Park Seong Il’. It was the first K drama to film on location in Jordan.
It was announced that between July 17 and Sept 18, 2016, Misaeng, Incomplete Life will have a Japanese drama remake titled ‘Hope’ and in June 2018, it was announced that Misaeng, Incomplete Life will have a Chinese drama remake titled Ordinary Glory.
Viewership and Story
The first season has sold 2 million copies of the paper version, the nine-volume paperback version sold 900,000 copies and the T.V. series is equally popular! In the year 2014, with viewer ratings capping out at 10.3 percent.
This television series has broken numerous records and became a cultural phenomenon not only in South Korea but also in many other countries. It is now considered a must-read comic in the country.
The entire story revolves around ‘Jang Geu Rae’ who wanted to be e a professional ‘Baduk’ player but he fails even after getting the training for years. After this failure he tries to move ahead in life and face the real world, He had nothing to write on his resume except for the one thing that is a ‘High School equivalency exam’.
But due to his family’s contacts, he gets hired as an intern at ‘One international’ company which is a huge Trading Corporation. In the company, he meets his boss who is a workaholic and warm personality person, ‘Oh Sangh Sik’, his fellow intern ‘Ahn Young Yi’ and ‘Jang Baek Gi’ who is anxious but in reality, he has ambitions. Slowly and gradually ‘Jang Geu Rae learns to work and adapt himself according to the rules and culture of the company.
Misaeng Season 2 Release Date
The trailer for the upcoming Misaeng season 2 has not been released yet! But it will be soon so till then you have to wait and once it is released, you can watch it on ‘Netflix‘.
Once the director of this series, ‘Kim Won-Seok’, said that there will be Misaeng season 2. CJ E&M has already acquired the rights for Misaeng season 2. Once the webtoon finishes its second season, we will start production. All the original actors have told me that they want to appear again although, it’s not easy to get the same actors to agree on appearing before they even see the script.