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MBC 2016 Melodrama, romance, comedy. Mon-Tue from 10:10p–11:30p. Station MBC(LA18.3). Currently running. Began Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Eng Subs.

(Replaced: Glamorous Temptation)

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Also known as: Monseuteo / Tyrant (폭군) / Monster (괴물)


Production Company: Lee Kim Production (이김프로덕션)
Chief Producer: Lee Joo Hwan
Producer: Jo Yoon Jung (조윤정)
Director: Joo Sung Woo
Screenwriters: Jang Young Chul and Jung Kyung Soon
Episodes: 50
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period in Korea: 2016-Mar-28 to 2016-Sep-13
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
Original Soundtrack: Monster OST
Drama Homepages: Dramawiki; Asianwiki (cast photos); MBC (Korean)



SYNOPSIS

The story of a man who fights against greed, and experiences every hardship and adversity known to man in order to make something of himself and find love. --Dramabeans


CAST & CHARACTERSst

Main cast
    Kang Ji Hwan as Kang Ki Tan/Lee Gook Chul (30)
        Lee Ki Kwang as young Ki Tan/Gook Chul (19)
    Sung Yoo Ri as Oh Soo Yun/Cha Jung Eun (30)
        Lee Yul Eum as young Soo Yun/Jung Eun (19)
    Park Ki Woong as Do Gun Woo (29)
    Soo Hyun as Yoo Sung Ae (30)

Dodo Group
    Jung Bo Suk as Byun Il Jae
    Park Young Kyu as Chairman Do Choong
    Lee Duk Hwa as Hwang Jae Man
    Kim Bo Yun as Hwang Gwi Ja
    Jin Tae Hyun as Do Kwang Woo
    Jo Bo Ah as Do Shin Young
    Kim Hye Eun as Hwang Ji Soo
    Jung Woong In as Moon Tae Kwang
    Cha Kwang Soo as Go Hae Sool
    Kim Se Ah as Mo Kyung Shin (Moon Tae Kwang's assistant)

Secret Defense Organization
    ??? as Jo Ki Ryang
    Lee El as Ok Chae Ryung
    Go Yoon as Cha Woo

Dodo Group Interns
    Kim Dong Hee as Lee Soo Tak
    Jin Ye Sol as Park So Hee
    Shin Joo Hwan as Kim Hae Il
    Lee Moon Jung (이문정) as Hong Nan Jung

Others
    Kim Won Hae as Min Byung Ho
    Kim Myung Soo as Jung Eun's father
    Joo Suk Tae (주석태) as Attorney Kang
    Song Kyung Chul as Kong Bok Shin
    Lee Ah Hyun as Choi Ji Hye
    Nam Myung Ryul as Gook Chul's father
    Park Hoon
    Lee Seung Hyung as Secretary Ahn
    Kang Dong Yup
    Nam Ki Ae (남기애) as Gook Chul's mother
    Jung Soo Hwan (정수환) as Cha Dong Soo
    Shin Seung Hwan as Yang Dong Yi
    Lee Chae Mi as Park Ye Bin (Choi Ji Hye's daughter)
    Jung Hye Sun
    Joey Albright

Cameos and special appearances
    Sung Ji Roo as Go Joo Tae
    Bae Jong Ok as Jung Man Ok
    Bo-Lin Chen as Michael Chang


TRAILER





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I've been waiting forever for a drama with Kang Ji Hwan. I like Sung Yu Ri a lot too, but after watching episodes 1 and 2 I got a look at the rest of the cast and know how this is going to go. They dug up every predictable bad guy and stuck them in this one. A lot of viewers will love it, but not my cup tea. Lots of yelling and posturing. I'm sorry I have to pass on Kang Ji Hwan. Maybe next one.

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I love this drama. Lots of my favourite actors both heroes and villains. Not really thrilled wth the main heroine. Too passive and not much sex appeal. The guys are all great good and bad. I really will be better off when this finishes so that I can get to bed before midnight on Monday and Tuesday each week.

Is anyone else watching this? It really has been good.
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I have been watching this drama even tho I m losing sleep as it is late at night. I really am quite engrossed in it but I am wary of the ending. I don't think it will end the way you would think. Probably not a really happy ending. I may be wrong. I can't quite decide who is the main monster since there are so many nasty characters in this drama.

I would love to hear another opinion re this drama. Is anyone else watching this.....
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Hi PeggyME, I feel for you! I had been watching this drama too, and really liked it, especially the Lead Guy. But I missed a bunch of episodes during long summer vacation, and since then, I went on a binge instead over The Flower In Prison, and so now I hope someone can explain the ending of Monster or point to a recap site (I cannot find one on this particular drama). Congratulations in sticking it out.
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well it is still not clear who will win. There has to be at least three changes of top guy in every episode. The writer has a very involved brain and he is using it very well. I think it must be almost the end by now. I missed one episode since I fell asleep in the chair and did not wake up until after 1 a.m I caught up with the episode nxt day however, and I am no wiser as to the eventual winner. I really have not seen a drama which has so many vlllains and twists and turns. I think, by the way, Mlle Irene you might find something to help you on Asian wiki which should be at the top of this first post.
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