Blade Man

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Blade Man
Blade Man poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Blade Man
Also known as Iron Man
Genre Romance
Fantasy
Drama
Comedy
Written by Kim Kyu-wan
Directed by Kim Yong-soo
Kim Jong-yeon
Starring Lee Dong-wook
Shin Se-kyung
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 18
Production
Executive producer(s) Bae Kyung-soo
Producer(s) Im Se-joon
Production location(s) Korea
Production company(s) iHQ
Gazi Contents
Release
Original network Korean Broadcasting System
Original release September 10 (2014-09-10) – November 13, 2014 (2014-11-13)
Chronology
Preceded by Gunman in Joseon
Followed by The King's Face
External links
Website

Blade Man (Hangul아이언맨; RRAieonmaen; lit. Iron Man) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Lee Dong-wook and Shin Se-kyung. It aired on KBS2 from September 10 to November 13, 2014 for 18 episodes.[1][2][3]

Plot[edit]

Joo Hong-bin (Lee Dong-wook) is a wealthy man with a prickly demeanor who develops a supernatural ability - his anger and mental pain manifest as knives sprouting from his body. He meets Son Se-dong (Shin Se-kyung), a warmhearted girl who becomes entangled in his life. As they fall in love, she slowly heals his heart and he learns to deal with his inner pain and new found power.[4]

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

  • Jung Yoo-geun as Joo Chang
  • Lee Mi-sook as Madam Yoon
  • Han Jung-soo as Secretary Go
  • Lee Joo-seung as Joo Hong-joo
  • Yoon Da-kyung as Yeon Mi-jung
  • Song Kyung-chul as Gardener
  • Shin Seung-hwan as Seung-hwan
  • Sun Woong as Kyung-ho
  • Kim Jae-young as Je-gil
  • Kang Da-bin as Soo-jae
  • Jin Ju-hyung as Jung-joon
  • Lee Seung-ho as Go Yoon-seok
  • Kim Hyung-bum as Se-dong's senior colleague
  • Ra Mi-ran as Elisa Park
  • Jung Jin as Oh Joong-shik
  • Lee Dal-hyung as Chauffeur
  • Choi Young-in as Housekeeper
  • Kim Mi-kyung as Housekeeper
  • Kim Poo-reun Ba-da as Kim Sun-woo
  • Kim Kyu-chul as Jo Bong-gu
  • Kim Sun-hye as Tae-hee's colleague
  • Son Young-hak
  • Park Gun-rak

Ratings[edit]

Episode # Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS Ratings[5] AGB Nielsen[6]
Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area
1 September 10, 2014 6.0% 6.6% 6.6% 7.0%
2 September 11, 2014 4.8% 5.7% 5.7% 5.8%
3 September 17, 2014 5.0% 5.6% 5.6% 5.5%
4 September 18, 2014 4.6% 5.1% 5.0% 5.0%
5 September 24, 2014 4.5% 5.5% 5.5% 5.7%
6 September 25, 2014 5.7% 6.3% 6.9% 7.1%
7 October 1, 2014 4.8% 5.6% 5.0% 5.1%
8 October 8, 2014 3.5% 4.7% 4.3% 4.1%
9 October 9, 2014 4.1% 5.0% 4.7% 4.5%
10 October 15, 2014 3.3% 4.3% 4.1% 4.2%
11 October 16, 2014 3.8% 4.8% 4.3% 4.1%
12 October 22, 2014 4.6% 4.7% 5.1% 5.1%
13 October 23, 2014 4.0% 4.5% 4.1% 3.6%
14 October 29, 2014 5.1% 6.1% 5.2% 5.3%
15 October 30, 2014 3.4% 3.5% 4.3% 4.5%
16 November 6, 2014 2.9% 3.4% 4.0% 4.6%
17 November 12, 2014 2.8% 3.6% 3.2% 3.8%
18 November 13, 2014 2.2% 2.9% 3.4% 3.9%
Average 4.1% 4.8% 4.8% 4.9%

International broadcast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shin Se Kyung and Lee Dong Wook Show Great Chemistry at the First Iron Man Script Reading". Soompi. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Shin Se-kyung and Lee Dong-wook smile at a press event for their new TV series". The Chosun Ilbo. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-09. 
  3. ^ Park, Ah-reum (2 September 2014). "Lee Dong Wook Had Hard Time Filming Iron Man with Special Armor On". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-09-09. 
  4. ^ Lee, Min-ji (25 August 2014). "Lee Dong Wook Explodes in Transformation into Angry Iron Man". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-08-26. 
  5. ^ "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2014-09-10. 
  6. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2014-09-10. 

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