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Binge List: Why you should watch ‘The Uncanny Counter’ next

New K-drama ‘The Uncanny Counter’ has become the highest rating OCN drama in South Korea to date.

BY
Patty Ramirez

FRESH SCOOPS

12/16/2020 09:28 AM
Binge List: Why you should watch ‘The Uncanny Counter’ next
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If you’re a K-drama fan and might be wanting to take a break from romance-dramas or just want to explore a new genre, then The Uncanny Counter might just be your cup of tea. 

Currently airing on OCN in South Korea, The Uncanny Counter is based on a webtoon titled Amazing Rumor by Jang Yi, a story about evil spirits who have come to Earth to live amongst humans and the counters who catch them.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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It is heart-pounding as the first few-episodes are packed with mystery and action scenes, including parkour stunts and martial arts moves. 

The story centers on Mun, a high school student, who figured in a car accident when he was 11 that left him orphaned and with a physical disability.  

On his birthday, he suddenly received powers and was soon recruited as a counter. 

Yo Byung-gyu (Sky Castle) plays kind-hearted Mun. Kim Se-jong (of girl groups Gugudan and IOI) plays the role of the aloof and fierce Do Ha-na. Yom Hae-ran plays the mother figure of the group, Miss Choo and Yoo Jun Sang is Go Mo-tak, a former detective who becomes a counter after waking up from a seven-month coma with no memories of his past.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Currently at 6 episodes, the series has dealt with various nemeses including bullies at Mun’s high school.

Airing every Saturday and Sunday, The Uncanny Counter has become OCN’s highest rating drama to date. 

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The series has yet to air all 16 episodes but from what we have seen, we hope that the series sustains the thrill and action all throughout its run.