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  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (14,020)

W is a South Korean television show that aired on MBC from July to September of 2016. The show follows the story of Kang Cheol, a former Olympic gold medalist in shooting turned successful businessman who also happens to be the lead protagonist in a popular web comic. The comic, which shares the same title as the show, was created by Cheol's father, who had passed away many years prior.

One day, Oh Yeon-joo, a young resident doctor, receives a call from her father. When she meets him at his office, she finds that her father is missing and can only assume that he has entered the world of Cheol's comic. While searching for her father, Yeon-joo is accidentally transported into the webtoon, where she meets Cheol.

As the story progresses, Yeon-joo and Cheol develop a relationship and work together to uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding Cheol's family and the origins of the webtoon that has become such a huge part of his life.

The show features an incredibly talented cast, including Lee Jong-suk as Kang Cheol and Han Hyo-joo as Oh Yeon-joo. Lee Jong-suk's portrayal of Cheol is both powerful and vulnerable, bringing depth to a character that could have been one-dimensional. Han Hyo-joo's Yeon-joo is smart, quick-thinking, and relatable. Both actors have fantastic chemistry, making their inclusion in this show truly remarkable.

Supporting the leads are a cast of equally talented actors, including Jeong Eu-Gene as Kang Seong-wook, the main antagonist, and Lee Tae-hwan as Seo Do-yoon, Cheol's aide and friend. These actors bring depth and nuance to their characters, making them as compelling and interesting as the leads.

The show's writing is exceptional, with a blend of mystery, adventure, drama, and romance that keeps the viewer engaged throughout its run. The show's creators, Song Jae-Jung and Kim Hyung-seok, do an excellent job of balancing the different elements of the story and keeping the momentum going from episode to episode.

One of the most impressive aspects of W is its use of special effects. The show features seamless transitions between the real world and the world of the webtoon. The animation is top-notch, making it hard for the viewer to distinguish between the real world and the comic world. This effect helps to bring the viewer deeper into the story, blurring the lines between reality and fiction.

Another standout feature of W is its soundtrack. The show features a range of music, from haunting ballads to upbeat pop tracks, all of which complement the action on screen perfectly. The music is so integral to the show that it's become a fan favorite, with many viewers seeking out the soundtrack after the show ended.

Overall, W is an exceptional series that showcases the best of what Korean dramas have to offer. With a talented cast, excellent writing, and superb special effects, the show takes viewers on a wild ride full of twists, turns, and unexpected surprises. Whether you're a fan of mystery, romance, or just great storytelling, W is a must-watch.

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Episode 16
16. Episode 16
September 8, 2016
Yeon Joo is back in the world of W, and she meets Kang Chul at the courthouse. Meanwhile, Han Chul Ho kidnaps Doh Yoon in order to get ahold of Kang Chul. Yeon Joo and Kang Chul try to decide on the ending of the story.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
September 7, 2016
Sung Moo gets his face back. He remembers the real culprit"™s memories and looks for Yeon Joo, but he soon finds out that Yeon Joo is dead. Meanwhile, Kang Chul falls into Han Chul Ho"™s trap while trying to look for the tablet.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
September 1, 2016
A funeral service for Kang Chul is held in the world of W. Kang Chul and Yeon Joo dream of having a happy and ordinary life of a couple in the real world. However, another variable appears and the real culprit escapes and kidnaps Yeon Joo.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
August 31, 2016
As soon as Kang Chul realizes once again that he is the character in a graphic novel, a gate to the real world appears. Kang Chul talks with the real culprit in Sung Moo"™s workshop. The real culprit says that Chul will soon cease to exist
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
August 25, 2016
Yeon Joo comes back to the real world and discovers that Sung Moo has lost his face. She finds out that the story was being drawn by the real culprit. Yeon Joo takes Sung Moo"™s tablet and starts drawing again to save Kang Chul.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
August 24, 2016
Yeon Joo is stuck in the world of W, and Kang Chul is bothered by the way Yeon Joo looks at him. Chul Ho gets in trouble with the appearance of the real culprit, but the culprit tells Chul Ho about what"™s going to happen next.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
August 18, 2016
Yeon Joo gets dragged into the story again, but Kang Chul doesn't recognize her anymore. In order to make a logical happy ending, Sung Moo draws the real culprit's face, and it's the face that Kang Chul can reasonably accept as the real culprit.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
August 17, 2016
Yeon Joo bleeds in Kang Chul's world, and Chul is worried that she could die. The real culprit is out in the real world and finds Yeon Joo. He tries to shoot her. To fix everything, Kang Chul asks Yeon Joo to draw something.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
August 11, 2016
Yeon Joo bleeds in Kang Chuls world, and Chul is worried that she could die. The real culprit is out in the real world and finds Yeon Joo. He tries to shoot her. To fix everything, Kang Chul asks Yeon Joo to draw something.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
August 10, 2016
Kang Chul wakes up from sleep as if nothing has happened, and Yeon Joo gets arrested in Kang Chul's world. Yeon Joo tells Kang Chul that they should creat a new sequel on their own. Kang Chul decides to give up on catching the real culprit.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
August 4, 2016
Yeon Joo hurriedly heads to Sung Moo's workroom, but Sung Moo has already been shot by Kang Chul. Kang Chul leaves his last letter to Yeon Joo, and heads to the Han River Bridge to make a proper ending for himself.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
August 3, 2016
Kang Chul heads to Myung Sei Hospital to see Yeon Joo. On his way, he sees the advertisement of the graphic novel <W> and heads to a bookstore. Kang Chul realizes who he is and decides to make a proper ending for himself.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
July 28, 2016
Kang Chul tells Hyun Seok that Yeon Joo is the only one who can reveal the secrets of his life. Meanwhile,Yeon Joo gets arrested because of So Hee. Kang Chul visits Yeon Joo in prison and tells her to answer his question in order to go back.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
July 27, 2016
Soo Bong starts to believe what Yeon Joo says about getting dragged into the world of W. Yeon joo gets dragged into the graphic novel once again, and Kang Chul takes her to his place. He starts to ask questions about her.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
July 21, 2016
Sung Moo, who has disappeared for a while, is back. Yeon Joo tries to figure out what has happened to her last night, but Sung Moo doesn't tell her anything. Meanwhile, Sung Moo starts drawing again to kill Kang Chul.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
July 20, 2016
Yeon Joo's professor urgently calls Yeon Joo and asks her to get a spoiler about a popular graphic novel series, W, from her father. He promises that he will give her the opportunity to perform a surgery ifshe does, so she visits her father.
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  • Premiere Date
    July 20, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (14,020)