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Introverted Boss

Title: 내성적인 보스 / Introverted Boss
Chinese Title: 內向的老闆
Also known as: Sensitive Boss
Genre: Office, Romance, Comedy
Broadcast network: tvN
Episodes: 16
Broadcast period: 2017-Jan-16 to 2017-March-14
Air time: Mondays & Tuesdays 23:00


This is about a mysterious man known as the “silent monster” Eun Hwan Ki (Yun Woo Jin), the director of the top public relations agency in the business. No one knows much about him because he always avoids eye contact and appears coldly aloof and arrogant, but in truth he’s an extreme introvert — a PR exec who hates attention and is too shy to be around people. Chae Ro Woon (Park Hye Soo) begins work at Eun Hwan Ki’s company. She is very energetic and receives recognition for her work, but her only interest is in CEO Eun Hwan Ki. She plans to reveal who Eun Hwan Ki really is.


Main Cast

Yun Woo Jin as Eun Hwan Ki
Park Hye Soo as Chae Ro Woon
Yoon Park as Kang Woo Il

Eun Hwan Ki’s Family

Gong Seung Yun as Eun Yi Soo (Hwan Ki’s Sister)
Seo Ga Eun as Eun Yi Soo (young)
Kim Eung Soo as Eun Bok Dong (Hwan Ki’s Father)
Kim Ye Ryung as Ae Lan (Hwan Ki’s Mother)

Chae Ro Woon’s Family

Lee Han Wie as Chan Won Sang (Ro Woon’s Father)
Han Chae Ah as Chae Ji Hye (Ro Woon’s older sister)
Kim Mi Kyung as Ro Woon’s Mother
Lee Kyu Han as Woo Ki Ja (Ro Woon’s Best Friend)

People around Kang Woo Il

Stephanie Kim as Director Park
Jung Yi Yun as Assistant Manager Jung
Hwang So Hee as Assistant Manager Lee

Silent Monster

Ye Ji Won as Dang Yoo Hee
Jun Hyo Sung as Kim Gyo Ri
Heo Jung Min as Eom Sun Bong
Han Jae Suk as Jang Se Jong


Kim Ki Doo as restroom man 1
Jo Hyun Sik as restroom man 2
Choi Joon Ho as restroom man 3
Nam Ki Ae
Lee Jung Sung
Sung Byung Sook
Song Young Jae as Chae Won Sang’s friend
Yoo Gun Woo as Secretary Kwak


Xiah Junsu as himself (ep 1)
Choi Byung Mo as CEO of public relations company (ep.1)
Ray Yang as woman in swimsuit (ep.1)
Kim Hye Eun as Hwan Ki’s psychiatry (ep 1-2)
Kang Nam Gil as Brain security (ep 1-2)
Kim Byung Man as public bath supervisor (ep 2)
Park Young Kyu as actor Hwang Young Kyu (ep 3)
Heo Young Ji as Hwang Young Kyu’s daughter (ep 3)
Kim Dae Hee as Hwang Young Kyu’s manager (ep 3)
Choi Dae Chul as restaurant management (ep 4)
Park Sang Myun as Director Jin (ep. 4)
Lee Byung Joon as Mr. Park (ep. 7)
Kim Ji Suk as Yoo Hee’s husband (ep. 12)
Park Joo Hyung as client (ep. 13)
Han Suk Joon (한석준) as Yun Jung’s friend (ep. 15)
Shin Ah Young (신아영) as interviewer (ep. 16)
Jung Ji Hoon as older brother

Production Credits

Production Company: KBS Media
Director: Song Hyun Wook
Scriptwriter: Joo Hwa Mi


Yoon Doo Joon was first offered the lead male role, but declined.

Episode Ratings

Date Episode AGB TNmS
2017-01-16 1 2.967 3.5
2017-01-17 2 3.046 2.4
2017-01-23 3 1.907 2.1
2017-01-24 4 1.797 1.8
2017-01-30 x Postponed Rewrite
2017-01-31 x Postponed Regroup
2017-02-06 5 1.639 1.8
2017-02-07 6 1.260 1.2
2017-02-13 7 2.131 1.5
2017-02-14 8 1.980 1.5
2017-02-20 9 1.609 1.3
2017-02-21 10 1.677 1.2
2017-02-27 11 1.502 1.8
2017-02-28 12 1.762 1.6
2017-03-06 13 1.578 1.7
2017-03-07 14 1.631 1.5
2017-03-13 15 1.639 1.4
2017-03-14 16 1.811 1.6

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea (Nationwide)

*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here

*** Note: This drama is aired on Pay-TV channel which has fewer viewers than Free-TV channels. So, please don’t be surprised with the low rating. ***


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Official Poster

Official Trailer
Trailer I
Trailer II
Trailer (Yun Woo Jin)
Trailer (Park Hye Soo)
Trailer (Yun Woo Jin & Park Hye Soo)
Trailer III
Trailer IV
Trailer V
Trailer VI
Trailer VII
Trailer VIII
Music Video

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  1. 1 : Hannah Says:

    Can’t wait because I love all the main casts!

  2. 2 : abi Says:

    yoon woo jin ajushi >.<
    comeback again at tvn…fighting ajushiii…

  3. 3 : Carolina Says:

    Looks soft, shy, cute & funny! I will watch it!

  4. 4 : Freedomdemon Says:

    has been attracted~!!!!! (**O **)
    exciting for the release~!!!!!
    has begin waiting for~!!!
    thank you~!!!!! ^^Y

  5. 5 : Raymond Says:

    Can’t watch cause i hate male lead role like there is no tomorrow 😂

  6. 6 : aiii Says:

    Gong Seung Yeon fightinggggg ;*

  7. 7 : Introverted Boss, o novo drama de romance da tvN Says:

    […] Fonte: koreandrama […]

  8. 8 : Ling Says:

    Seem like a lot of new and young stars appearing in Kdramas lately and I don’t find they are cute or pretty cause they over acted than their actual ages.
    I think Kim Yoo Jung and Park Bo Gum are the most promising young talents in Kdramas now.

  9. 9 : Kim Says:

    @Ling You must have not watched a lot of kdramas for not knowing the main leads.

    Anyway, so excited to watch this drama!!

  10. 10 : Hannah Says:

    Watched the 1st episode and I can feel Marriage not Dating vibe from this drama, coming from the same writer and director. Anyway, hwaiting Introverted Boss!

  11. 11 : rkmila Says:

    i hope this drama can be amazing like marriage not dating

  12. 12 : jane Says:

    marriage not dating was superb!

    i truly hope this drama, ‘introverted boss’ is as good, too

  13. 13 : Yaya Says:

    This is like Marriage not Dating + Age of Youth + Another Oh Hae Young reunion. Most of the casts are from those dramas. Lol

  14. 14 : LY Says:

    I don’t like the first episode. Hopefully it will get better soon.

  15. 15 : Simon K Says:

    The plots are very unrealistic but overall the drama is funny. One thing I don’t like about Korean drama in general is they use suicide too often, almost make it sounds normal that when someone is not happy, jump off the roof. I don’t like that. Another plot I don’t like: walk across street at night, you know a car is coming to run you over!

  16. 16 : Simon K Says:

    One more thing, how on earth is it possible that Ro Woon don’t recognize the CEO when he wear the same hootie, same height and body build and appear inside the same building, she think he is a different person! It took me awhile to understand that she don’t recognize him. And his panic is very very selective. Anyway, a silly drama so just enjoy the ridiculous plots.

  17. 17 : Miza Timpf Says:

    Actress Park Hye Soo is giving a real fine performance. The male leads are not among my favs.

  18. 18 : Swee-ling Says:

    Is it a nice drama to watch? The story and their actings are weird but curious to know.
    The scenes that Ro Won goes inside gents toilet to talk with CEO is kind of revolting scenes. What type of girls go inside gents toilet and talk? Surprising, Korean gents toilets are so pleasant deco with flower plants inside each toilet room. Why I didn’t see any while I travelling in Korea? I knew their disgusting habits, collecting dirty faeces toilet papers in the bins rather than throwing into the toilet bowel. Smelly like hell!

  19. 19 : Fanny Says:

    Wish I don’t make mistake to select this drama to watch for this week? Kinda nonsense plots but quite entertainment.

  20. 20 : Nana Says:

    Why do I feel like Ro Woon’s character is a lil bit similar to Jang Mi from Marriage Not Dating? And I feel like only Han Groo could pull off such character. A lil bit bleh from Park Hye Soo.

    As for Yoon Park, when I first knew he’d be the second lead, I thought he’d be the kind of second lead that people would be rooting for and having second lead syndrome, but nah, his character is exactly the same with the one he played in Please Come Back, Mister. I expected more from him.

  21. 21 : may Says:

    Can’t wait for the next episode XD

  22. 22 : pjs Says:

    honestly, i more enjoy watching Marriage not dating than Introverted Boss. the plot more clear and interesting. i dont like silly panic guy like man in this drama. yun woo jin is look betger if he act cool, arrogant, and brave. not like in this drama.

  23. 23 : Dy.K Says:

    I’m here coz of writer-nim previous work Marriage Without Dating. That drama was daebak! But then with this drama, the first 2 eps come out weak. Don’t get me wronged, i like the cast (well except for the lead actress, can’t helped compare her with Han Gro. That chubby check n full lips, but so far no chemistry with lead actors)
    Maybe the writer try not to stuck in the past but I’m hoping this drama will get better and better. *finger cross writer-nim.

  24. 24 : Jyenie Says:

    The female lead looks like a 12 year-old and I can’t really feel her chemistry with me as a viewer.

  25. 25 : nzul Says:

    Hmmm, where will we start? Hmm, this drama is a bit off, right? A lot of traces of another drama are found, hehe, that’s okay actually, but the female lead character is somewhat annoying and unrealistic for me. I know she has her own reason and history about her deceased sister, but trasspassing another people (and her boss to be) property in the first day of work isn’t considered good, right? Hahaha,
    She could do better of course.

  26. 26 : flop Says:

    Flop flop flop drama

  27. 27 : O.g1 Says:

    I tried to watch the drama because of Yun Woo Jin (liked Marriage, not dating) but I find the lead actress a bit annoying (no offence though🙅🏻). I find it really hard to connect with her… Is it because of her acting or maybe she is not made for the character…🤔🤔🤔 I’m not sure… but because of the lead actress I don’t feel like watching it anymore… left it in middle of ep 3… would have watched it if it was Han Groo… 🙂🙂🙂 loved their chemistry… 😍😍😍

  28. 28 : Dy.K Says:

    After watching eps 3 n 4, let’s just focused on the Introvert Boss, exclude the Extrovert Girls please…we know that the boss need a help but i guess that girl need one too. Maybe the writer think it was a good combo, well just maybe.
    I see the ex-secretary seems a little bit understand toward him. Maybe we can hope something from them, not in a romantic way. Like a dependable secretary coz she knew one of his secret right?

  29. 29 : Friss Says:

    Wow rating is dropping, wanted to see due to seungyeon, they are rewriting the drama so we shall see how it goes.

  30. 30 : Gegen Says:

    With this kind of storyline, I don’t think this drama should be 20 eps. Just stick with 16 yah, writer-nim?

  31. 31 : Dy.K Says:

    Yeah, i’ve read that they postponed 2 ep for rewriting…really hoping something good for the outcome. Somehow i still (want to) believe that cast n crew will not disappoint me, seing their previous work. Hwaiting!

  32. 32 : Gonjeng Says:

    Just put it to sleep , the end .

  33. 33 : dadah Says:

    introverted boss will be good. hopefully, after several rewrite script. the cast is amazing. I love both of them…. keep fighting! I will always support this drama.

  34. 34 : simon k Says:

    My problem with this drama is the suicide plot, which is not necessary. The older sister made a mistake, did a one night stand and the guy left her. She is disappointed but she should just quit her job and left, there is no reason to die over that. Korean drama and Japanese drama over use suicide plot and make it look like routine business. This is a comedy and it should not have a dark plot like this, which is totally weird.

  35. 35 : Raymond Says:

    Too bad yoon doo joon declined this role. I’ll never watch this drama because i hate yun woo jin since “when man fallin love” days


  36. 36 : Hannah Says:

    The reason of Ro Woon’s suicide is not strong enough for her to actually kill herself. It’s kinda ridiculous. And I think the chemistry between Ro Woon’s sister and Hwan Gi is so much better than Ro Woon and Hwan Gi.

  37. 37 : John Says:

    Fucken dumbass drama in 2017!! Absolutely horrible. The girl is annoying as hell !! She looks like a 16 year old. The main guy keeps acting like an idiot. It’s frustrating to watch him in this weird drama.

  38. 38 : Anglefish Says:

    The story Line is suck, how can her sister suicide due to one night stand with the men? ,The writer should learn again to write the story. I can handle myself with the main lead but not for story Line.

  39. 39 : Adalgiza Bromerschenkel Says:

    I’m in love with this Shy Boss drama. I’m from Brazil and I’m in love with so many beautiful stories. But this Eun Hwan Ki is beautiful. Send him to Brazil! Lol

  40. 40 : annmasae Says:

    Enjoying this drama. Love both main actors. Hope Ro Won and Hwan Ki end up together. I agree that the sister’s suicide was lame but besides that I love this drama.

  41. 41 : hoys Says:

    Always support this drama,,, the cast are so amazing. Love this unique story line. So fresh and lovely.

  42. 42 : gomugomu no Says:

    so hard to find interesting drama today. It’s frustrating. stop watching this after 2 eps. cant find reason to watch it more. just stop it. its bad drama i guess

  43. 43 : Dudu Says:

    Yes i agree with other comment above that beginning episode make me bored. But please watch it patiently, after several episode i think its getting interesting, specially 7th and 8th episode. just cant wait next episode!!! Introvert boss fighting!!!

  44. 44 : Sue Says:

    Ep 7 n 8 they shot film at Malaysia. Anyone know where?

  45. 45 : Simon K Says:

    The first two episodes killed this drama series, they should not have that suicide plot to begin with. If you skip the first two episodes (you can also skip episode 3 but I like Gong Seung Yun), start watching from episode 4, this series actually is not bad. It may not suit everyone but I like the tone of light-heart romantic comedy. Park Hye Soo is actually quite cute, give it a chance, just ignore what you watched in episode 1 and 2.

  46. 46 : -Autumn- Says:

    The first few episodes are really horrible to watch. The boss is too shy till I wanna shake him awake. The girl is too loud and exaggerated her expression. The story line is unrealistic. Can see that it is a mess from the beginning. But after they stopped for a week for re-writing, ep 5 onwards, i see the improvement. The boss is stepping out from his shell. The girl not so exaggerating and noisy. The story line is kinda making some sense. Anyway, I will continued watching as I like Woo Jin. I think he is a good actor.

  47. 47 : Malu Says:

    Is the character of jang se jong really played by Han jae suk.

  48. 48 : admin Says:

    There are 2 Han Jae Suk:-


  49. 49 : Awesome Says:

    14 ep really ???

  50. 50 : AA Says:

    Not 14 ep but 16 episode ^^

  51. 51 : park jun sung Says:

    I am agree with a whole comment above. Honestly, i almost stop this drama in first 4 eps. Cz i think the story not interesting and the boss act too much. I think one who called introvert is because they are individualize, didnt has many friends, the introvert character that represented in this drama is too much. I m glad they improve the story. The boss character not too much again. And yeah, i think day by day the story become soooo interesting. And i really like soundtrack that sang by sandeul in OST part 3 and Kim EZ in part 5. Beautiful ost. I like it.

  52. 52 : prncssdramaqueen Says:

    I really love this drama 😍 to those who said they don’t want this because of the lead actress. Try to watch it. Every episode makes me feel so exciting and the story is pretty good. Funny and romantic drama. I recommend this to everyone. 😄 can’t wait for the episode 11 ❤ im so inlove with this drama and the cast 😍

  53. 53 : John Says:

    This is the worst drama I’ve ever seen!! U fucked up. To the person who wrote this story and the idiots who backed him/her,ur all fucken screwed ur careers away!!! In the world of entertainment u get one chance and u pissed it away with this rediculous piece of shit. U couldn’t get it right the first time and u rewrote it the second time and still came out as horrible shit!! All of u need to get out of the entertainment business and just go and get a job in a another field and not in entertainment!!

  54. 54 : hah!! Says:

    John (53)

    What’s wrong with you?!
    Are you sick? :V
    Don’t watch if you hate this drama.

  55. 55 : Bunny Says:

    i give up on eps 8..sorry..
    i tried,but i skipped too many scenes in one ep.
    huhu,fighting to those who watch it till the end.

  56. 56 : asylyn Says:

    to everyome who give up on this drama :
    whats going on with all of you!!! you need to watch it till the end and you will know about the story.i think this drama is perfect because we even cant imagine whats going on next. example on ep. 10 hwan gi kissed ro woon inthe bathroom and then ep.10 already end,we dont really know that the kissed is just hwan gi imagination or its really does it in that drama. right???
    okay thats all what i want to say but i really really honestly love this drama so much
    sincerely ,
    asylyn audrey>_<

  57. 57 : Fransiska Says:

    saya suka drama ini…apalagi episode 9,10,11,12…semakin menarik ceritanyaaa…love

  58. 58 : ai ai Says:

    i think yi soo is sick. she is really love wo ill so much. she can’t hate wo il whatever he does. just let him go yi soo-yaaaa

  59. 59 : Sue Says:

    1 ep left… today is last ep

  60. 60 : Greta Says:

    This drama have 16 episode

  61. 61 : Tyas Says:

    I really love with this romance drama.Every episoded make me very exciting for watch.Eun Hwan Ki so cute and romantic. And Hwan Ki sweet couple with Ro Woon.

  62. 62 : BBy11 Says:

    Love this drama!! They are so cute together. The characters are really Realistic, silent man and lively girl get along well the most. Ppl may prefer romantic man also teasing around, while this character’s kind of talkless but sincere. Anyway, hope the drama gain a lot of successful, whatever anybody say I will always support all of them. Great Drama!!! Love it so much..

  63. 63 : Regie Says:

    Love this drama…

  64. 64 : Fullheart5 Says:

    Have not watched this drama yet, but it’s hard to get an idea of the content since the reviews are so mixed………………………………….but I do believe that ” foul mouthed ranting” should not be allowed no matter how good or bad a drama may be. As one reviewer wrote, don t watch.

  65. 65 : Tami Says:

    I like this drama .. Maybe for the first time I think it’s really boring for real .. But I keep watch this and I think I like the quotes and the moral of this drama ..

  66. 66 : Doris Aguirre Says:

    the leading actress has poor acting ability

  67. 67 : silverswan Says:

    To me it is something different. I actually quite enjoy watching this drama and maybe the first few episodes were a bit boring but on the whole was a good drama and all casts were good too. I do not agree when people commented that this drama was not good.
    It is so much better comparing to Night Light which some said it was good. Just the opposite I found Night Light is more boring . Anyway do watch this one if you haven’t watch, it is emotional, compassionate,regrets, love and happiness, which made the drama interesting to watch

  68. 68 : Hannah Says:

    I’ve watched this drama until ep 13. As much as how stupid Ji Hye for committing suicide, I think the blame is to Hwan Gi’s family especially Yi Soo and Hwan Gi. The pressure that they put on Woo Il is just too much. I don’t like how Woo Il is put on the blame for Yi Soo’s death. At least Hwan Gi still has Ro Woon, who does Woo Il have? He couldn’t do what he wants for his life just because of his insecurities that Hwan Gi’s family put on him.

    I’m having second lead syndrome not because I want Woo Il to be with Ro Woon. I don’t root for them at all. I just feel sympathy toward Woo Il’s life.

  69. 69 : Hannah Says:

    I mean Ji Hye’s death.

  70. 70 : Hannah Says:

    Just finished watching this drama. I’m glad it’s happy ending for everyone. I think this drama is ruined by the suicide plot. Other plots seem okay.

  71. 71 : the man who cant be moved. Says:

    i almost stop on this drama when i realize that the there’s a huge chemistry between the older sister and the introverted boss.. but then again i was so bored and nothing to watch.. so i watched it till end.. and was soo happy when i saw the episode 14? or 15?.. yes yes… they should have lots of scenes together.. i know you cant change the lead, but still you manage to make it right.. the truth is, while watching every episode.. i was hoping that there will be scene with the lead actor and the older sister realizing their chemistry together.. im not good with english i hope i explain this right.. 😛

  72. 72 : hey, that's pretty good Says:

    Idk why people are so mad about this show when most of them just stopped watching, this drama is great, although the ending seemed a bit lackluster, although to be honest, it was my fault for expecting a proposal XD. This is a great show though if you give it a chance as it’s plot needs time to develop. The characters were to me very relatable as they gave off similar feelings to people I could relate them to, making it easier to create an attachment to them. One issue I faced however, was the issue of a lack of character development of Woo Il and Yi Soo, they barely progressed by the end of the show, that and the situation with reporter Woo and his vengeance was never solved.

  73. 73 : Jolyn Says:

    Director Park is not played by Stephanie Lee, but Stephanie Kim (스테파니 김)

  74. 74 : Natalie Say Says:

    Where can I watch Introverted bosses on the internet with english subtitle? Can seem to find any 🙁

  75. 75 : le lenny face Says:

    It sounds a nice drama to watch next. I kind of believing in tvn drama

  76. 76 : JC Says:

    Quite a creative direction but not easy to form the script, can image script writer have hard time to continue the script, coz not usual romance story in starting part. Sort of challenging romance with hilarious plots, very funny, and quite like the later part talked more on leadership and work relationship.

    Always like to watch korean drama, coz they dare to try new idea, new plot, sometime we learn things from the drama. Audiences like us should challenge ourselves as well. ^.*

  77. 77 : Park Eun Bin face abuz de putere pentru razbunare in “Nothing to Lose” - Asociatia Culturala Sarang Hanguk Says:

    […] si a castigat recunoasterea cu rolurile din drame, precum: “Seven Day Queen” (KBS2, 2017), “Introverted Boss” (tvN, 2017),“Another Miss Oh” (tvN, 2016),“Divorce Lawyer in Love” (SBS, 2015),“Marriage Without […]

  78. 78 : Korean Drama Review IB | Drama and Show Reviews & Recommendations Says:

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  79. 79 : Mee Says:

    Getting annoyed with the female lead character of this drama from the first ep.. its true drama is about taste. I love YWJ acting tho.. but this drama is too much. Better find another drama to watch .. ✌😊

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