|Written by||Han Jung-hoon (season 1-2)
Yang Jin-ah (season 1)
Park Hyung-jin (season 1)
Lee Seung-hoon (season 2)
Kang Eun-sun (season 2)
|Directed by||Kim Byung-soo (season 1)
Yoo Seon-dong (season 2)
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||23|
|Location(s)||Seoul, South Korea|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||CMG Chorok Stars|
|Picture format||480i SDTV|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital
DTS Digital Sound
Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
|Original release||October 2, 2011– November 18, 2012|
|Related shows||Vampire Detective|
|Revised Romanization||Baempaieo Geomsa|
Vampire Prosecutor (Hangul: 뱀파이어 검사; RR: Baempaieo Geomsa) is a South Korean television series, starring Yeon Jung-hoon, Lee Won-jong, Lee Young-ah and Kim Joo-young. The crime procedural drama tells the story of a prosecutor who hides his identity of being a vampire and solves crimes with his special powers.
The first season aired on cable channel OCN from October 2 to December 18, 2011 on Sundays at 23:00 for 12 episodes.
- Yeon Jung-hoon as Min Tae-yeon, prosecutor
- Lee Young-ah as Yoo Jung-in, prosecutor
- Lee Won-jong as Hwang Soon-bom, detective
- Kim Joo-young as Choi Dong-man, intern
- Jang Hyun-sung as Jang Chul-oh, chief prosecutor
- Park Jae-hoon as Bartender
- Kim Ye-jin as Soo-hee, coroner
- Kim Eung-soo as Yoo Won-kook
- Gong Jung-hwan as Park Hoon (ep 1, 10)
- Choi Yong-min as President Gum (ep 1, 2)
- Choi Ah-jin (ep 3)
- Song Min-jung as Seo Ji-yeon (ep 2)
- Seo Woo-jin as Oh Min-ho (ep 3)
- Choi Min as Nam Gun-wook (ep 4)
- Jang Young-nam as Yoon Ji-hee (ep 4, 8, 11)
- Jo Jung-eun as Park Hyun-joo (ep 5)
- Kim Ye-ryeong as Hyun-joo's mother (ep 5)
- Yoon Gi-won as Choi Wook (ep 7)
- Jung Da-hye as Yoon Se-hwa (ep 8)
- Jung Eui-chul as Min Jung-woo (ep 8)
- Lee Jong-hyuk as Prosecutor Jin (ep 8)
- Kim Hyun-sung as Lee Jung-moon (ep 12)
- Jang Gwang as Kwak No-seung
- Kim Hyo-sun
- Kim Jong-kook
|Episode||Original airdate||Title||AGB Nielsen|
|1||October 2, 2011||The Room with the French Dolls||2.05%|
|2||October 9, 2011||Death Scene||2.82%|
|3||October 16, 2011||Memories of a Rapist||2.70%|
|4||October 23, 2011||Trauma||2.87%|
|5||October 30, 2011||Truth Game||2.70%|
|6||November 6, 2011||Fight Club||3.30%|
|7||November 13, 2011||Syndrome||2.758%|
|8||November 20, 2011||Moon||3.82%|
|9||November 27, 2011||Good Friends||3.20%|
|10||December 4, 2011||Marriage||4.00%|
|11||December 11, 2011||Finale, Part 1||3.02%|
|12||December 18, 2011||Finale, Part 2||4.30%|
- Yeon Jung-hoon as Min Tae-yeon
- Lee Young-ah as Yoo Jung-in
- Lee Won-jong as Hwang Soon-bom
- Lee Geung-young as Jo Jung-hyun, coroner
- Kim Joo-young as Choi Dong-man
- Kwon Hyun-sang as L
- Gong Jung-hwan as Park Hoon/Kim Sung-hoon
- Park Jae-hoon as Ra Jae-wook
- Kim Bo-young as Joo Hyun-ah, chief prosecutor
- Yuriko Yoshitaka as Luna
- Kim Ji-young as Lee Ji-ae
- Seo Soo-min as Jo Hye-in
- Kim Jong-gu as Heo Hak-beom (ep 1)
- Song Ji-hyun as Oh Min-young (ep 2)
- Kim In-seo as Bae Ji-yeon (ep 2)
- Jeon Hee-soo as young Ji-yeon (ep 2)
- Lee Ji-oh as young Jo Jung-hyun (ep 3)
- Hong Seok-cheon as Gabriel Jang (ep 6)
- Han Seol-ah as Han Mina (ep 6)
- Shim Yi-young as Park Hae-ri (ep 7)
- Dong Hyun Kim as killer (ep 7)
- Kim Hyun-sook as Lee Young-ae (ep 8)
- Yoo Hyung-kwan as Yoo Hyung-kwan (ep 8)
- Jung Ji-soon as Jung Ji-soon (ep 8)
- Im Seo-yeon as Byun Ji-won (ep 8)
- Yoon Seo-hyun as Yoon Seo-hyun (ep 8)
- Jang Hyun-sung as Jang Chul-oh (ep 10)
Denotes crossover characters from Rude Miss Young-ae.
|Episode||Original airdate||Title||AGB Nielsen|
|1||September 9, 2012||The History of Violence||1.86%|
|2||September 16, 2012||Good Luck||2.21%|
|3||September 23, 2012||Any Justice||1.91%|
|4||September 30, 2012||Interview with a Vampire|
|5||October 7, 2012||Trap||1.61%|
|6||October 14, 2012||Models||1.17%|
|7||October 21, 2012||Stalker||1.40%|
|8||October 28, 2012||Rude Tae-yeon||1.70%|
|9||November 4, 2012||Cold Blood vs. Bad Blood|
|10||November 11, 2012||Birth of a Devil|
|11||November 18, 2012||Return of the Vampire||1.70%|
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- AGB 닐슨 미디어리서치 홈페이지 Archived June 19, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which has a relatively small audience compared to free TV/public broadcasters (SBS, KBS, MBC).
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- "Vampire Prosecutor Hit 4% Highest Ratings to Break Cable TV Record". Drama Haven. December 8, 2011. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
- Hong, Lucia (November 11, 2011). "Cable TV series Vampire Prosecutor, TEN sold to Japan". 10Asia. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
- Lee, In-kyung (November 11, 2011). "Yeon Jeong Hun and Joo Sang Wook to Enter Japan with Cable Dramas". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
- "CJ E&M makes 13.3 bil. won in TV drama exports". The Korea Times. October 30, 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
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