Cases are like constellations. Each dot seemingly has no meaning and connection but if you connect them carefully, you can create a picture. – Lee Hyun
Hello Monster Synopsis : Genius profiler Lee Hyun (Seo In-guk), returns home to Korea after something from a case he’s been sent triggers a memory he thought he’d lost forever. Unbeknownst to him, one of his team members, Detective Cha Ji-an (Jang Na-ra), has been investigating him for some time. She is aware that his father was murdered and his brother disappeared under mysterious circumstances involving a criminal named Lee Joon Young (Do Kyungsoo) — whom they both want found and incarcerated. Each seeks to unravel the other, unaware that they’ve been drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse by a master player and that both truth and evil are closer and far more twisted than they think. (Source : Wikipedia)
- Seo In-guk as Lee Hyun / David Lee
- Jang Na-ra as Cha Ji-an
- Park Bo-gum as Jung Sun-ho / Lee Min
- Choi Won-young as Lee Joon-ho / Lee Joon-young
- Also known as Remember You
- Genre : Thriller / Mystery / Police procedural
- It aired on KBS2 from June 22 to August 11, 2015 every Mondays and Tuesdays for 16 episodes.
- Despite the show’s lacklustre ratings, audiences and critics alike praised its story and the performances of the cast, particularly Park Bo-gum’s performance.
- If you want a crime-based/thriller drama with romance on the side; then watch this.
- The plot was well-written, thrilling, interesting, capturing, touching, intense, pretty much perfect.
- The cast was superb.
- The music gives you the mysterious detective vibe. My faves : Remember by Dear Cloud / I See You by Shin Yong Jae
- Park Bo Gum did a wonderful job. Whenever his character smiled with secret evil intent he gave me chills.
- Seo In Guk is a gem and a super adorable hyung. He is really amazing, especially in conveying his emotions through his eyes. I can feel his pain, agony, fear and even happiness.
- The ending leaves something to be desired, but that doesn’t make it bad.
- A beautifully written plot that keeps you hooked right until the end.
- Amazing drama overall.
My Rating – 9/10
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