The K-List #14: Misaeng

  • Eps: 20
  • Runtime: 1-1.30 hr
  • Leads: Im Si Wan, Lee Sung Min, Kang So Ra
  • Storyline: a group of newbies in their 20s navigate the harsh white collar life in a multinational company, striving to survive and climb the ladder, if possible.

Strengths

  • Chronicles of a day

Weaknesses

  • Not as usual

Score: 9/10

Misaeng is as close as a KDrama ever got to depicting real life in all its intricacies, the inner charm of a work routine that it’s never truly the same, the importance of human connections and interactions as a mean to understand each other.

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Alessandro Zilio

Alessandro Zilio

Italian baseball stathead. I’ll write about MLB, Nippon Professional Baseball and Korean dramas/shows. A lot of graphs, Astros related content and references.