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Title: 히어로 / Hero
Chinese Title : 可疑的英雄
Previously known as: 보이지 않는 전쟁 (Unseen Warfare) / 수상한 히어로즈 (Strange Heroes)
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast Network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2009-Nov-18 to 2010-Jan-14
Air time: Wednesdays & Thursdays 21:55


Hero is the story of Korea’s top reporters and ordinary citizens fighting against the society elite’s abuse of power. Jin Do Hyuk is a clever and talented reporter who ends up living a life of recklessness and despair when the woman he loved dies. He later decides to start a new life by helping other victims of society’s crimes, becoming a modern hero who battles against the non-ethical.


Lee Joon Ki as Jin Do Hyuk (28)
Yoon So Yi as Joo Jae In
Kim Ji Won as Joo Jae In (young)
Uhm Ki Joon as Kang Hae Seong (28)
Baek Yoon Shik as Jo Yong Deok (50)

Extended cast

Ji Chang Wook as Park Joon Hyung
Shin Joo Ah as Choi Ho Kyung (26, Il Doo’s daughter)
Choi Jung Woo as Choi Il Doo
Jo Yang Ja as Kim Bok Soon (Hae Seong’s mother)
Jung Soo Young as Na Ga Yeon
Jung Suk Yong as Cha Man Soo
Jin Sung as Go Eun Shik
Jo Kyung Hoon as Bong Sang Chul
Lee Han Wie as Na Kyung Man
Kim Ik as Oh Jung Il
Choi Bum Ho as Jang Heung Ki
Han Soo Jin as Kang So Hee
Jang Young Nam as Jin Do Hee (Do Hyuk’s older sister)
Kim Hyang Gi as Jin Sol (10, Do Hee’s daughter)
Uhm Ji Sung as Jin Jung (6, Do Hee’s son)
Lee Hye Sook as Myung Hee (Jae In’s mother)
Yoon Seung Ah as Jo Yu Ri (Yong Deok’s daughter)
Joo Jin Mo as Gong Chil Sung
Choi Soo Rin as Madam P
Seo Seung Man as President of Monday Weekly Magazine
member of Kara as themself (Cameo)
Noh Tae Yub as Jung Bae

Production Credits

Producer: Lee Jae Dong
Director: Kim Kyung Hee, Lee Dong Yoon (이동윤)
Screenwriter: Park Ji Suk (박지숙)


– Actress Han Ji Min dropped out from the leading role before filming starts to be replaced by actress Kim Min Jung.
– Due to a serious shoulder injury, actress Kim Min Jung was forced to leave the production on 31st October, 12 days before the airing date. and replaced by Yoon So Yi.


2009 MBC Drama Awards: Popular Actor Award (Lee Joon Ki)

Episode Ratings

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2009-11-18 1 5.4 (38th) (<9.0)
2009-11-19 2 4.9 (42nd) (<8.6)
2009-11-25 3 4.4 (47th) (<8.7)
2009-11-26 4 3.9 (<8.4)
2009-12-02 5 5.1 (<9.0)
2009-12-03 6 4.7 (<8.7)
2009-12-09 7 3.6 (<8.2)
2009-12-10 8 4.0 (<7.5)
2009-12-16 9 (<8.3) (<8.5)
2009-12-17 10 3.8 (<7.7)
2009-12-23 11 6.4 (<8.4)
2009-12-24 12 (<7.9) (<7.9)
2010-01-06 13 5.3 (<9.4)
2010-01-07 14 5.0 (<8.8)
2010-01-13 15 4.2 (<9.7)
2010-01-14 16 4.7 (<9.4)

Source: TNS Media Korea

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Trailer I & Trailer II

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114 Responses to “Hero”

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  1. 101
    bebsy26 Says:

    yepz…..hero is a very nice drama….lee jun ki plays it well like he did in iljemae….it was super funny and super nice…..
    lee jun ki….fighting!!!!

  2. 102
    wilma Says:

    Yes it was a good story..again fresh from the box….
    Reflects reality about politics and media…
    An eye opener to a cruel world of politics and media…

    A job well done for Lee jun ki….and the rest of the cast…

    Hope for another sorts of fresh ideas/stories and not all about dramas and romances and tragedies….

    And for me it was on my best of the best top ten list of 2009
    Over-all its was excellent….aja aja fighting c:

  3. 103
    gucci outlet Says:

    .lee jun ki plays it well like he did in iljemae….it was super funny and super nice…..
    lee jun ki….fighting!!!!

  4. 104
    toh quan ming Says:

    I like Lee Jun Ki because he is very handsome and nice actor.

  5. 105
    mekjah Says:

    i love lee joon ki in this drama….
    he look so hensom…

  6. 106
    archiezel Says:

    Indeed a great drama… The plot of the story is great and the cast too.. Don’t understand why the rating is low.. Also, the sole reason why I watched this drama is because of Lee Jun Ki.. He is such a great actor!!! Love this drama so much..

  7. 107
    huda Says:

    i love lee joon ki drama,in this story , he make it very good…aja2 fighting ,malaysia

  8. 108
    Hero | diary zahidah wahid Says:

    […] Kenapa aku nak menonton cerita Hero? Sebab pelakonnya Lee Jun Kii. Pelakon yang pernah aku minat. Second hero untuk drama My Girl (2005). Nak tahu sinopsis tentang Hero boleh check kat sini. […]

  9. 109
    Haythi Says:

    My Jun Ki oppa always plays well and also very handsome……..

  10. 110
    rizza Says:

    where can i watch this drama?

  11. 111
    Dede Says:

    Since I admire Lee Joon Ki, I started watching this drama. So far it’s quite good. I first saw him when he did an interview at fondue something in Japan. He seemed so intelligent and introspective I searched him out and found his work to be impressive. Worth following his career.

  12. 112
    momo chan Says:

    lee joon ki is the best actor i ever seen.after i watching his movie ‘king and the clown’ i m starting to watch all his drama/movie .i like his role in iljimae and time between dog and wolf.his fighting look awesome!

  13. 113
    Mina de Villa Says:


  14. 114
    Remake-ul “Criminal minds” de la tvN va avea premiera in aceasta seara - Asociatia Culturala Sarang Hanguk Says:

    […] Gunman” (KBS2, 2014), “Two Weeks” (MBC, 2013), “Arang and the Magistrate” (MBC, 2012), “Hero” (MBC, 2009), “Iljimae” (SBS, 2008) , “Time Between Dog and Wolf” (MBC, […]

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