THE THOUSANDTH MAN
Title: The Thousandth Man / One Thousand Man / A Thousand Man
Genre: Romance, sitcom, fantasy, melodrama
Director: Kang Chul Woo , Choi Hwa Jin
Screenwriter: Kim Kyun Tae (Kokkiri)
Broadcast network: MBC, every Friday 21:55
Broadcast period: 2012-Aug-17 to 2012-Oct-12
There’s a “gumiho” (nine-tailed fox) who can only become human if she eats 1000 human male livers. After consuming 999 male livers, she struggles to find the last liver of the male who truly loves her.
Goo Mi Jin
Human being’s age is 26, real age is 999 years old
A gumiho who has human being’s job as an aesthetic clinic manager in Gangnam.
She’s the first one among Gumiho sisters.
A gumiho needs 1,000 years to be a human.
3 month is left for her to become a human-being. Problem is that she must eat 1,000 livers of a male. She had eaten 999 livers and the rule is that she needs to eat the last liver from a man who truly loves her.
Finally, there’s a man, who wants to give his liver to her with love. His name is Kim Eung Suk.
But, he lives limited life.
Though Mijin, at last, gets a chance to be a human-being, she starts to feel trouble. She starts to feel the love for a man.
Kim Eung Suk (28 years old)
President of a restaurant
A perfect man. He runs a unique restaurant as he only allows his restaurant for customers who have apecial story relate dto the restaurant. Though he is perfect, nobody except himself knows that he lives limited life.
He wants to finish his life with serving person who appreciates eating in his restaurant.
At that time, he meets Goo Mi Jin who has 3 months of life. He feels pity for her and starts to love her.
Goo Mi Sun (48 years old)
Former mother of Gumiho. Now is the president of esthetic clinic in Gangnam. Still Single.
She runs the most famous aesthetic clinic in Gangnam.
When she was a gumiho she wanted to be a human as she saw human rules the world.
But after she became human, she found out that men dominate women, so she decided to dominate human with power and money.
She looks cool, enjoys life, dominates men as she wished. But, she is still lonely and she starts to make Mi Jin a human-being with her power and money.
Goo Mi Mo (24 years old)
The younger of the Gumiho sisters. A playgirl who loves to change boyfriends. She’s the manager of aesthetic clinic in Gangnam owns by her mother Mi Sun.
After she became a human-being, she lost ability as a Gumiho.
So, she sometimes relies on the ability of her sister, Mijin.
When she was a gumiho, she envied human as they can love each others. So, she wanted to be a girl who always receives love.
But, ironically, she became a playgirl who does not believe in love.
She is anxious to make Kim Eung Suk as her boyfriend.
Seo Kyungsuk (34 years old)
Chef of Kim Eung Suk’s restaurant.
He was Kim Eung Suk’s schoolmate at a French-cooking-school.
Now he’s working as the main chef at Kim Eung Suk’s restaurant and has an ambition to make that restaurant as the best restaurant in the world.
He is the most famous chef in the field, and, his name has been mentioned several times in famous magazines.
He cooks and serves by himself. He likes to serve the best food to the customer whom he likes.
Park Junghak (42 years old)
A man who has pure love for Goo Mi Sun.
He loves Mi Sun one-sidedly. Though he looks wild, he’s a kind man. He does not speak much. He speaks only when Goo Mi Sun wants.
Nam Woo Hyun (22 years old)
He’s handsome with dance, singing and sports ability. He likes Mi Mo.
The fact that Mi Mo likes Kim Eung Suk breaks his heart but he believes one day Mi Mo will receive his love.
Kang Ye Won as Goo Mi Jin
Lee Chun Hee as Kim Eung Suk
Jun Mi Sun as Goo Mi Sun
Hyo Min as Goo Mi Mo
Suh Kyung Suk as Suh Kyung Suk (Restaurant Chef)
Park Jung Hak as Park Jung Hak
Nam Woo Hyun as Nam Woo Hyun
OST – ‘Hey Girl’ by B1A4
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