Children of Nobody

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Children of Nobody
Children of Nobody poster (Kim Sun A version).jpg
Main poster with Kim Sun-a
Original title붉은 달 푸른 해
Genre
Created bySohn Hyung-suk [ko]
Written byDo Hyun-jung
Directed by
  • Choi Jung-kyu
  • Kang Hee-joo
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes32[1][a]
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Kim Yong-jin
  • Lee Jun-ho
Producer(s)Kim Ho-young
Production location(s)South Korea
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time35 minutes[a]
Production company(s)Mega Monster[b]
Distributor
Release
Original networkMBC TV
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseNovember 21, 2018 (2018-11-21)
External links
Website

Children of Nobody[4] (Hangul붉은 달 푸른 해; RRbulg-eun dal puleun hae; lit. Red Moon Blue Sun) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Kim Sun-a, Lee Yi-kyung, Nam Gyu-ri and Cha Hak-yeon. It is set to air on MBC every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:00 KST for 32 episodes, starting November 21, 2018.

Synopsis[edit]

Logotype for Children of Nobody

Cha Woo-kyung (Kim Sun-a) is a counselor who caters to children. She lives a perfect life with her husband (Kim Young-jae), parents and children. One day, she was involved in a mysterious incident that will change the course of her life.

As she searches for the truth on that incident, she will face a mysterious child and is going to use poems as clues.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A child psychologist who gets winding up in a strange car accident. She stumbles upon a mysterious child and embarks on a quest for the truth, using poetry as clues.
A police detective who has a good sense of judgement and a natural instinct for crime-solving, he believes in sticking to the basics and that all sins must be judged in the court of law.
A new recruit in Ji-heon's department. She is deemed a mysterious woman due to her emotions and actions.
An introverted individual who works at a childcare centre. He loves children and becomes a much brighter, happier and energetic around them.

Supporting[edit]

People related to Cha Woo-kyung[edit]

Woo-kyung's husband
Woo-kyung's mother
  • Oh Hye-won as Cha Se-kyung[8]
Woo-kyung's sister
  • Joo Ye-rim as Kim Eun-seo
Woo-kyung and Min-suk's daughter

Haneul Center people[edit]

Police officers[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Ha Eun-soo as Lee Yeon-joo[11]
Ji-heon's ex girlfriend, who later became Min-suk's mistress.
One of the children sheltered at Haneul Center, who has a traumatic past.
  • Kang Mal-geum as Si-wan's mother[12]

Special appearance[edit]

An ex-convict who killed her own child. Due to the incident she received hate upon completing her jail sentence. She was later found dead, burned inside a car.

Production[edit]

Original soundtrack[edit]

Children of Nobody OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Released2018
Genre
Language
Label
  • Sync Pop
  • Vlending Co. Ltd.

OST Part 1[edit]

Released on November 29, 2018 (2018-11-29)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Little Silhouette" (그림자)Lee Ji HoonCopykumo (Park Sung Il), Uncle SamJinsil04:48
2."Little Silhouette" (Inst.) Copykumo (Park Sung Il), Uncle Sam 04:48
Total length:09:36

OST Part 2[edit]

Released on December 5, 2018 (2018-12-05)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Moonlight"Lee Ba-da3:31
2."Moonlight" (Inst.) 3:31
Total length:7:02

OST Part 3[edit]

Released on December 12, 2018 (2018-12-12)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Stars Shine Bright Even That Night" (그 밤에도 별은 찬란히 빛났다)Richard Parkers 
2."Stars Shine Bright Even That Night" (Inst.)  

Ratings[edit]

  • In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • NR denotes that the drama did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
  • N/A denotes that the rating is not known.
Ep. Title Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS[17] AGB Nielsen[18]
Nationwide Nationwide Seoul
1 When The Moon Rose Over The Barley Field
(보리밭에 달뜨면)
November 21, 2018 5.4% 5.2% (NR) 5.3% (NR)
2 6.2% 5.4% (NR) 5.4% (NR)
3 The Little Girl In a Green Dress
(녹색 옷을 입은 소녀)
November 22, 2018 4.8% 4.7% (NR) 5.6% (19th)
4 5.7% 5.5% (17th) 5.9% (18th)
5 Death And Poetry
(죽음과 시)
November 28, 2018 4.1% 3.8% (NR) N/A
6 5.0% 4.7% (NR)
7 Secret Of The Mummified Lady
(미라 여인의 비밀)
November 29, 2018 3.8% 3.9% (NR)
8 4.7% 4.7% (NR)
9 Witness
(목격자)
December 5, 2018 4.1% 4.6% (NR) 4.4% (NR)
10 5.2% 5.5% (20th) 5.4% (NR)
11 Reason For Murder
(살인의 이유)
December 6, 2018 N/A 5.0% (20th) 4.9% (NR)
12 6.0% (16th) 6.0% (15th)
13 Red Cries
(붉은 울음)
December 12, 2018 3.9% (NR)
14 5.2% (NR) 5.4% (NR)
15 Same Idea
(같은 생각)
December 13, 2018 4.3% (NR) 4.6% (NR)
16 4.8% (NR) 5.1% (NR)
17 December 19, 2018
18
19 December 20, 2018
20
21 December 26, 2018
22
23 December 27, 2018
24
25 January 2, 2018
26
27 January 3, 2018
28
29 January 9, 2018
30
31 January 10, 2018
32
Average % % %

International broadcast[edit]

  • In Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, the series airs on Oh!K TV within 24 hours after the Korean broadcast since November 22, 2018.[19]
  • The series is available for streaming via:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b In order to circumvent Korean laws that prevent commercial breaks in the middle of an episode, what would previously have been aired as single 70 minute episodes are now being repackaged as two 35 minute episodes, with two episodes being shown each night with a commercial break between them.[2]
  2. ^ Joint venture of kakao M and Studio Dragon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[단독]김선아·이이경, MBC '붉은달 푸른해' 주인공 확정". Ilgan Sports (via Naver) (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Park, Jin-hai (May 16, 2017). "Drama viewers angry over commercial breaks". Press Reader. The Korea Times. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  3. ^ "Children of Nobody". Viki. Rakuten Viki. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Children of Nobody [Title in the URL]". iMBC.com (in Korean). Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c "[공식] MBC '붉은 달 푸른 해', 김선아X이이경X남규리 출연 확정". Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  6. ^ "차학연, '붉은달 푸른해' 출연 확정...'선한 용모' 이은호 役 [공식입장]". OSEN (via Naver) (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  7. ^ "배우 김영재, MBC '붉은달 푸른해' 출연... 김선아 남편 김민석 役". 10Asia (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  8. ^ "신예 오혜원 '붉은 달 푸른 해' 합류... 김선아 동생 '차세경' 役". 10Asia (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  9. ^ "[공식] 주석태, MBC '붉은 달 푸른 해' 출연... 김선아 주치의 役". Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "신예 연제형, MBC '붉은 달 푸른 해' 출연 확정... 비주얼 경찰 변신". 10Asia (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  11. ^ "[공식] 하은수, MBC '붉은 달 푸른 해'출연 확정..사랑 밖에 모르는 '순정녀' 변신". Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  12. ^ "강말금, MBC '붉은 달 푸른 해' 출연 확정". Star Today (in Korean). Maeil Business Newspaper. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  13. ^ "하주희, '붉은 달 푸른 해' 특별출연...비밀 품은 '미스터리 女' [공식입장]". Sportal Korea (in Korean). Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  14. ^ "M 품은 카카오, 멜론·콘텐츠로 쌍두마차 시동". ZDNet Korea (in Korean). Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  15. ^ ""카카오, 신규 사업 본격화로 성과 나타날 것"". Asia Today (in Korean). Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  16. ^ http://sso3208.tistory.com/18
  17. ^ "TNMS Daily Ratings at Naver". TNMS Ratings (in Korean). Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  18. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  19. ^ http://www.ohk-tv.com/schedule/

External links[edit]

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