It's Okay to Not Be Okay

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It's Okay to Not Be Okay


  • Title: 사이코지만 괜찮아 / Saikojiman Gwaenchana
  • Also known as: Psycho But It's Okay
  • Genre: Romance, fantasy, mystery, psychological, comedy
  • Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast network: tvN
  • Broadcast period: 2020-Jun-20 to 2020-Aug-09
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:00
  • Original Soundtrack: It's Okay to Not Be Okay OST


A caregiver at a psychiatric ward who does not believe in love and a children's book author with an antisocial personality disorder heal each other's emotional wounds.

User/Viewer Ratings

(40 votes)


Correlation Chart
Main Cast
People around Kang Tae & Sang Tae
People around Moon Young
  • Kim Joo Hun as Lee Sang In (CEO of Publishing Company)
  • Park Jin Joo as Yoo Seung Jae (Art director of Publishing Company)
  • Lee Ul (이얼) as Ko Dae Hwan (Moon Young's father, dementia)
  • Woo Jung Won as Do Hee Jae (Moon Young's mother, crime novelist)
Staffs of OK Psychiatric Hospital
Patients of OK Psychiatric Hospital
  • Kim Ki Chun as Kan Phil Ong (post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Jung Jae Kwang (정재광) as Joo Jung Tae (alcohol dependence)
  • Ji Hye Won (지혜원) as Lee Ah Reum (depression)
  • Kang Ji Eun (강지은) as Park Ok Ran (borderline personality disorder)
  • Joo In Young (주인영) as Yoo Sun Hae (dissociative personality disorder)
  • Bae Hae Sun as Kang Eun Ja (psychotic depression), also  credited as special appearance 
Extended Cast
Special appearances
  • Kwak Dong Yun as Kwon Ki Do (Kwon Man Soo's youngest son, manic patient) (ep 3-4, 16)
  • Jung Sang Hoon as motel owner (ep 5)
  • Choi Daniel as Choi Daniel (Ko Moon Young’s fan and CEO of event company) (ep 7)

Production Credits


2021 57th Baeksang Arts Awards:

  • Television - Best Supporting Actor (Oh Jung Se)
  • Television - Best Art Direction (Cho Sang Kyung)
  • Television - TikTok Popularity Award (Seo Ye Ji)

2020 7th APAN Star Awards:

  • Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries: (Seo Ye Ji)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Oh Jung Se)
  • Popular Star Award, Actress (Seo Ye Ji)
  • Popular Star Award, Actor (Kim Soo Hyun)

2020 5th Asia Artist Awards:

  • Daesang (Kim Soo Hyun)
  • Best Artist Award (Seo Ye Ji)
  • AAA Hot Issue Award (Kim Soo Hyun, Seo Ye Ji)

2nd Daejeon Visual Art Tech Awards:

  • Special Video Visual Award Of The Year

2020 18th Brand of the Year Awards:

  • Actress of the Year (Seo Ye Ji)

Episode Ratings

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  • Park Shin Hye was first offered as the female lead but she declined.

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