Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014)

Hang in there. Make sure you win. Even if you think you won’t make it, fight to the end. In life, there are many things you start even if you know the end. – Mr. Oh

misaeng: incomplete life

Misaeng: Incomplete Life Synopsis : Since he was a child, the board game baduk has been everything to Jang Geu-rae. But when he fails at achieving his dream of becoming a professional baduk player, Geu-rae must leave his isolated existence and enter the real world armed with nothing but a high school equivalency exam on his resume. Through an acquaintance’s recommendation, he gets hired as an intern at One International, a large trading company.

There, Geu-rae meets his boss, manager Oh Sang-shik, who’s a workaholic and has a warm personality; fellow intern Ahn Young-yi, who attracts her colleagues’ ire because of her impressive educational credentials and by being extremely competent at any task; and Jang Baek-gi, a geeky co-worker whose anxious nature masks his inner ambition. Geu-rae learns to navigate and adapt to corporate culture, with baduk as his guide. (Source : Wikipedia)


misaeng: incomplete life

  • Im Si-wan as Jang Geu-rae
  • Lee Sung-min as Oh Sang-shik
  • Kang So-ra as Ahn Young-yi
  • Kang Ha-neul as Jang Baek-gi
  • Byun Yo-han as Han Seok-yool
  • Kim Dae-myung as Kim Dong-shik
  • Also known as : An Incomplete Life
  • Genre: Workplace / Drama / Comedy
  • Based on the webtoon series of the same title by Yoon Tae-ho.
  • It aired on tvN from October 17 to December 20, 2014 for 20 episodes.


  • Misaeng is about finding oneself and asking the following questions:
  1. What am I doing with my life?
  2. Have you ever felt like you’re living an Incomplete life?
  3. Have you ever thought that you’re all alone in this world with no one around you to give you a hand of help?
  • This drama is my life and your life and everybody’s life out there.
  • The drama may seem boring to some people as it is about office world, but it worked for me.
  • There is no epic romance, no suspense, no action, no melodrama, yet this drama blew my mind.
  • Everyone in this drama was well-chosen and their acting was superb. They did an amazing job!
  • I laughed and cried with the members of Sales Team #3.
  • For all the laughter, tears, anger and the friendships… all I can say is WATCH THIS DRAMA. You won’t regret it!

My Rating – 9.0/10



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P.S. Not all the photos are mine. Credits to the owners.


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