The Equator Man

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The Equator Man


  • Title: 적도의 남자 / Jeokdoeui Namja
  • Also known as: Man From the Equator
  • Genre: Thriller, melodrama
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: KBS2
  • Broadcast period: 2012-Mar-21 to 2012-May-24
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
  • Original Soundtrack: The Equator Man OST


Jang-il, the smartest of the school, and Seon-Woo, the strongest kid in Yeosu, are best friends. Influenced by Jang-il, Seon-Woo starts studying and working hard towards his dream. However, all of a sudden, Seon-Woo's guardian, Kyung-pil, dies a mysterious death and Seon-Woo becomes blind while investigating on the case. Soo Mi witnesses the scene that Jang-il attacks Seon-Woo but remains silent on it and waits for the right moment. Ji-won, who is a volunteer reader for visually impaired people, meets Seon-Woo by chance and they fall in love. Despite his strong feelings for Ji-won, however, Seon-wu breaks up with Ji-won so she can have a better life. 13 years have passed. Jang-il becomes a special prosecutor. Seon-wu becomes a young CEO of Loyal Tree, an investment trust company. Ji-won works as a VIP party planner at a five-star hotel. And Soo Mi becomes a hyperrealism painter. They all have gone their separate ways. However, the fate draws them back together… --HanCinema

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Extended Cast

Production Credits


2012 KBS Drama Awards
  • Excellence Award for Mid-Length Drama, Actor (Uhm Tae Woong)
  • Excellence Award for Mid-Length Drama, Actress (Lee Bo Young)
  • Actor of the Year (selected by PD's of three main broadcasters) (Uhm Tae Woong)

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