Man to Man

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (1,535)

Man to Man is a thrilling South Korean drama series that aired on jTBC in 2017. The show follows the journey of Kim Seol-woo (Park Hae-Jin), a skilled and secretive special operative who works as a ghost agent for the National Intelligence Service (NIS). The show showcases the adventures of Kim Seol-woo as he embarks on various missions assigned to him by his boss Yeo Woon-gwang (Park Sung-woong). The plots are captivating, and each episode is full of suspense and action that keeps the audience hooked.

One of the interesting aspects of Man to Man is that it is set in the world of celebrities and entertainment. Kim Seol-woo is assigned to work as a bodyguard for a Hallyu star, Yeo Woon-gwang, who is known for his charm, good looks, and action-packed movies. While keeping him safe, Kim Seol-woo discovers a hidden past about his employer that ends up becoming the central storyline of the show.

As the show progresses, Kim Seol-woo discovers he has a connection that pulls him closer to the Hallyu star, making him more determined to keep the actor safe. With the investigation, his curiosity about Yeo Woon-gwang turns into a more personal desire to protect him from harm. The relationship between Kim Seol-woo and Yeo Woon-gwang becomes the center of the show, and it creates a dynamic that adds to the compelling drama.

Chun Ho-jin stars as Park Chul-woong, the NIS chief who often runs into trouble with Kim Seol-woo for how he conducts his missions. Park Chul-woong is a morally questionable leader whose leadership style creates conflict with how things are conducted at NIS.

Another NIS official, Lee Dong-hyun (Youn Jung-hoon), an analyst, serves as the comedy relief to the series. Despite not having any knowledge of fieldwork or physical combat, Lee Dong-hyun adds an interesting dynamic as he provides the technological and analytical support needed to complete missions. His character often provides a lighthearted comedic relief to some of the show's more intense moments.

Jang Hyun-sung plays Im Suk-ho, a shrewd businessman who engages with multiple criminal organizations to protect his financial interests. Throughout the show, Im Suk-ho's villainous character serves as a foil to Kim Seol-woo as he continuously creates problems that affect the missions assigned to him.

Kim Min-joung plays Cha Do-ha, the show's female lead and Yeo Woon-gwang's manager. Cha Do-ha becomes involved with the espionage side of the show as Kim Seol-woo develops an attraction towards her, putting her in danger. Her character is brave, smart and a critical player in the series.

The acting performances in Man to Man are top-notch, and each cast member plays their role excellently. The action sequences in the show are well-executed, and the cinematography is impressive.

In terms of themes, Man to Man is about friendship, loyalty, and courage in a conflicted world. It is about how trusting the people around us and finding the love among chaos can make a difference in our lives. The action-packed series served as the perfect blend of tension, thrill, and romance.

In conclusion, Man to Man is a captivating South Korean drama that provides an exciting window into the world of espionage and celebrity. The series' strong, well-developed characters, excellent acting performances, and thrilling action scenes make it an enjoyable watch from the first episode to the last. It is a must-watch for lovers of action and espionage shows.

Man to Man is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on April 21, 2017.

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Episode 16
16. Episode 16
June 10, 2017
For Seol-woo, it's finally time for revenge. For all involved, it's finally time for closure and for punishments to be given where they are due.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
June 9, 2017
The police find the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run accident. Determined to kill off the bad guys, Seol-woo gets his gun from his workroom.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
June 3, 2017
Jang Tae-ho and Lee Dong-hyun discuss Song Mi-eun and her past: She decided to marry Mo Seung-jae, not for his wealth but for her own survival.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
June 2, 2017
All sides involved, including Lee Dong-hyun, Mo Seung-jae and the National Intelligence Service, are continuing the search for the missing videotapes.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
May 27, 2017
Seol-woo doesn't pick up Do-ha's phone calls, so she decides to check his workroom. Dong-hyun visits Jang Tae-ho and asks if he knows where K is.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
May 26, 2017
Jang Tae-ho lays down his conditions to Mo Seung-jae. For their new mission to commence, Seol-woo and Do-ha must first get the approval of Un-kwang.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
May 20, 2017
Seol-woo secretly meets with Jang Tae-ho to hand over a crucial piece of evidence regarding Robert Yoon's death and to discuss the third wood carving.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
May 19, 2017
For the country and Do-ha's father, Un-kwang decides to help Seol-woo. Do-ha, not able to trust Seol-woo, requires him to sign a contract.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
May 13, 2017
Do-ha asks to hear the truth directly from Seol-woo. Meanwhile, Dong-hyun and Seol-woo begin preparation for their next mission, the Black Auction.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
May 12, 2017
To stop Seol-woo from blowing his cover, Dong-hyun tells him to stay out of the investigation. However, Seol-woo continues his search for the culprit.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
May 6, 2017
Seol-woo gets drunk and sends cute text messages, all in the name of his mission. Meanwhile, Congressman Baek tries to make a deal with Jang Tae-ho.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
May 5, 2017
For his next task, Seol-woo must get close to Do-ha, but it isn't so easy when she has forbidden him to approach her within a 1-meter radius.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
April 29, 2017
From Chairman Viktor's private collection of precious cultural artifacts, a wood carving catches Seol-woo's eye. Then, the power suddenly goes out.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
April 28, 2017
After learning that Un-kwang has been involved in a similar accident before, Seol-woo relays his suspicions to Lee Dong-hyun, his comrade and mentor.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
April 22, 2017
Neither Un-kwang nor his chief celeb manager Cha Do-ha likes his new bodyguard. So, if they can't make him leave, they'll just make him want to leave.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
April 21, 2017
While under arrest for insubordination, sniper Kim Seol-woo gets recruited by the intelligence agency. Meanwhile, Yeo Un-kwang rises to stardom.
Where to Watch Man to Man
Man to Man is available for streaming on the jTBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Man to Man on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    April 21, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (1,535)