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The Equator Man @ Man From the Equator

Title: 적도의 남자 / The Equator Man
Chinese Title: 来自赤道的男人
Also Known as: Man From the Equator
Genre: melodrama
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2012-March-21 to 2012-May-24
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55


A typical mellow story about two men with boiling passion who fight against their destiny.

Kim Sun Woo (Uhm Tae Woong) was sent to the orphanage after his father was killed. His childhood best friend Lee Jang Il (Lee Joon Hyuk) was born in a poor family but eventually works his way up and became a prosecutor. However, his thirst for success leads him to betray Sun Woo. Confronting his intense, Sun Woo turns himself into a successful businessman.

This drama also known as the male version of Women of the Sun


Uhm Tae Woong as Kim Sun Woo
Lee Hyun Woo as Kim Sun Woo (teen)
Lee Joon Hyuk as Lee Jang Il
Si Wan as Lee Jang Il (teen)
Lee Bo Young as Han Ji Woon
Kyung Soo Jin as as Han Ji Woon (teen)
Im Jung Eun as Choi Soo Mi
Park Se Young as Choi Soo Mi (teen)
Kim Young Chul as Jin No Sik
Cha Hwa Yun as Ma Hee Jung
Lee Dae Yun as Kim Kyung Pil
Lee Won Jong as Lee Yong Bae
Lee Jae Yong as Choi Kwang Chun
Lee Seung Hyung as No Sik’s secretary Cha
Jung Ho Bin as Moon Tae Joo
Park Hyo Joon as Geumjool
Lee Chan Ho as Geumjool (teen)
Kim Soo Hyun (1978) as Mr. Koon
Kang Ji Sub as Prosecutor Choi Yoon Suk
Kim Hye Eun as Park Yoon Joo
Bae Seul Gi as Park Yoon Joo (young)
Park Jin Soo as Shin Jung Min

Production Credits

Director: Kim Yong Soo
Screenwriter: Kim In Young


Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6
Episode 7
Episode 8
Episode 9
Episode 10
Episode 11
Episode 12
Episode 13
Episode 14
Episode 15
Episode 16 (Not Available)
Episode 17
Episode 18 (Not Available)
Episode 19
Episode 20 (Not Available)

Episode Ratings (TNmS Media Korea)

2012-03-2228.19.1 (20th)
2012-03-2838.7 (19th)9.0 (16th)
2012-03-2948.9 (20th)9.5 (20th)
2012-04-04511.4 (11th)12.6 (6th)
2012-04-0569.6 (16th)11.1 (11th)
2012-04-11713.1 (4th)15.8 (2nd)
2012-04-12811.7 (14th)13.4 (9th)
2012-04-18912.1 (5th)13.4 (5th)
2012-04-191013.3 (8th)14.7 (5th)
2012-04-251115.6 (4th)16.7 (4th)
2012-04-261213.6 (6th)15.7 (2nd)
2012-05-021313.4 (4th)15.0 (3rd)
2012-05-031413.1 (4th)14.6 (4th)
2012-05-091512.5 (4th)15.5 (3rd)
2012-05-101612.9 (4th)14.5 (3rd)
2012-05-161713.5 (5th)15.4 (2nd)
2012-05-171813.6 (6th)16.4 (4th)
2012-05-231912.8 (4th)14.8 (5th)
2012-05-242013.8 (5th)16.3 (3rd)

Episode Ratings (AGB Nielson)

2012-03-2228.1 (20th)8.7
2012-03-2948.5 (20th)8.9 (19th)
2012-04-04510.2 (13th)10.7 (11th)
2012-04-05610.2 (15th)10.5 (13th)
2012-04-11714.3 (2nd)15.4 (2nd)
2012-04-12810.8 (15th)11.2 (14th)
2012-04-18912.0 (5th)12.6 (5th)
2012-04-191013.0 (6th)13.9 (6th)
2012-04-251115.0 (4th)15.7 (4th)
2012-04-261215.2 (4th)16.1 (3rd)
2012-05-021314.7 (4th)15.3 (4th)
2012-05-031413.9 (5th)14.9 (5th)
2012-05-091514.6 (3rd)16.0 (2nd)
2012-05-101614.2 (4th)15.5 (3rd)
2012-05-161715.1 (2nd)15.3 (2nd)
2012-05-171814.2 (5th)14.9 (5th)
2012-05-231914.3 (3rd)15.5 (3rd)
2012-05-242014.1 (4th)15.1 (4th)

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


– This KBS2 drama previously set to air on 14/March/2012 but delay to 21/March/2012 due to the delay of The King 2hearts (MBC) and Rooftop Prince (SBS). These three dramas will start on same day and same time. (Source)


2012 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Actor Awards (Medium Series): Uhm Tae Woong (The Equator Man)
2012 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Actress Awards (Medium Series): Lee Bo Young (The Equator Man)
2012 KBS Drama Awards: Producer Awards, Uhm Tae Woong (The Equator Man)


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