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  • Title: 미생 / Misaeng
  • Also known as: Incomplete Life
  • Tagline: 아직 살아 있지 못한 자 (Not yet alive)
  • Genre: Drama, human, office worker
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: tvN
  • Broadcast period: 2014-Oct-17 to 2014-Dec-20
  • Air time: Friday & Saturday 20:40 (ep 1-2), Friday & Saturday 20:30 (ep 3-20)
  • Original Soundtrack: Misaeng OST
  • Related TV show: Misaengmul (tvN, 2015), HOPE (Fuji TV, 2016)


Jang Geu Rae was once a baduk player since 7 year old but then gives up the path because of family circumstances. He was given a chance to become an employee of One International Company and because of his mother, he decided to start working there despite of having only G.E.D. qualification for the past 26 years. The drama follows the lives of ordinary salary men and details their struggles in the workplace.

User/Viewer Ratings

(14 votes)


Organization Chart - click to enlarge
Main Cast
Sales Department
Resources Department
  • Son Jong Hak as Ma Bok Ryul (48, Head of Department)
  • Jung Hee Tae as Jung Hee Suk (39, Chief of Team 2)
  • Kim Hee Won as Park Jong Shik (40, Chief of Team 3)
  • Jun Suk Ho as Ha Sung Joon (32, Assistant Manager of Team 2)
  • Shin Jae Hoon as Yoo Hyung Gi (30, Assistant Manager of Team 2)
  • ?? as Cha Soo Jin (33, Team 2)
Steels Team
IT Sales Team
Fabrics Team
One International Company
One International Interns
Other Supporting Cast

Production Credits


  • This drama is sequel of the 2013 omnibus mobile movie Misaeng: Prequel (미생 프리퀄)
  • It was the very first Korean film/drama scene shot in Jordan.
  • On October 24, 2014, tvN announced that the air time will change from 20:40 KST to 20:30 KST starting from ep 3, thus extending the program by 10 minutes. --Source
  • This drama was mentioned in ep 1 of tvN's latest drama Signal
  • One International building is actually referred to Seoul Square building, formerly Daewoo HQ building located in Junggu near Seoul Station.


2016 tvN10 Awards:

2015 4th APAN Star Awards:

2015 8th Korea Drama Awards:

2015 10th Seoul International Drama Awards:

  • Best Miniseries

2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards

Episode Ratings

See Misaeng/Episode Ratings

External Links

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