The Uncanny Counter – Cast & Summary

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The Uncanny Counter - Cast, Summary, Synopsis

The Uncanny Counter started to air from November 28, 2020, until January 24, 2021 on OCN.

This drama originally is an adaptation from a webtoon called Kyeongirowoon Somoon, a webcomic that was written by Jang Yi.

The Uncanny Counter‘s cast started the reading process in June 2020.

This drama is starred by Jo Byung Gyu, Yoo Jun Sang, Kim Sejeong, and also Yeom Hye Ran.

The main actor, Jo Byung Gyu had starred in The Sensible Life of Director Shin (2017) and Dokgo Rewind (2018).

Yoo Jun Sang had starred in Falsify (2017), and Graceful Friends (2020). Meanwhile, Kim Sejeong is known for her main role in School 2017 (2017) and I Wanna Hear Your Song (2019).

The Uncanny Counter was aired every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 KST and replaced the previous OCN drama, Search.

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  • Title: The Uncanny Counter / 경이로운 소문 / Kyeongirowoon Somoon
  • Also Known As: Amazing Rumor / A Wonderful Rumor / A Phenomenal Rumor / Extraordinary Rumor / Wonderful Rumors / Good Rumors / Demon Catchers / Amazing So Mun
  • Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Action, Supernatural
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director: Yoo Sun Dong
  • Producer: Kim Jin Yi, Lee Hyang Bong, Bae Ik Hyuk
  • Screenwriter: Jang Yi (webcomic), Yeo Ji Na (ep.1-12), Yoo Sun Dong (ep.13), Kim Sae Bom (ep.14-16)
  • Production Companies: Neo Entertainment
  • Network: OCN, Netflix
  • Episodes: 16
  • Air Dates: November 28, 2020 – January 24, 2021
  • Air Time: Saturday and Sunday, 22:30 KST
The Uncanny Counter - Cast, Summary, Synopsis

Synopsis of The Uncanny Counter

This drama tells a story about the Counter team which has the aim to do a hunt for evil spirits.

Every person in that team has a special ability but makes a camouflage to hide their status by getting a job at a noodle restaurant.

This team contains So Mun (Jo Byeong Gyu), Ga Mo Tak (Yu Jun Sang), Do Ha Na (Kim Sejeong), Chu Mae Ok (Yum Hye Ran), and Choi Jang Mool (Ahn Suk Hwan).

So Mun is a student in high school and the youngest person in the group. He owns physical strength as his ability.

Ga Mo Tak initially worked as a police officer and had lost his memory because of the accident that happened seven years ago.

Do Ha Na’s special abilities are she could read memory by touching people and can sense some evil spirits from afar.

Chu Mae Ok is the Counter’s anchor and works as a chef. Meanwhile, Choi Jang Mool (Ahn Suk Hwan) is the first one who becomes Counter in Korea.

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Main Cast

The Uncanny Counter - Cast, Summary, Synopsis

Jo Byeong Gyu as So Mun

The newest and youngest member of the Counter team. He is a high school student and just reached his 18 years old era.

He maintains his physical strength as his special ability. Besides, he is also a very talented artist.

The Uncanny Counter - Cast, Summary, Synopsis

Yoo Jun Sang as Ga Mo Tak

The cooking assistant at the noodle restaurant. He had lost his memory several years ago because of an accident.

Kim Sejeong

Kim Sejeong as Do Ha Na

She works as a server at a noodle restaurant. She can read someone’s memory when she touches them and can sense the existence of an evil spirit from afar.

Yeom Hye Ran - Cast, Summary, Synopsis

Yeom Hye Ran as Cho Mae Ok

She works as a chef at a noodle restaurant. Initially, she owns a photography studio and later joined Counters after she gets healing ability.

Supporting Cast


  • Moon Sook as Wi Gen
  • Kim So Ra as Kim Gi Ran
  • Eun Ye Jun as Woo Sik
  • Lee Chanhyung as Kwon Suho
  • Woo Mi Hwa as The Prosecutor

Humans possessed by evil spirits

  • Lee Hong Nae as Ji Chung Sin
  • Ok Jayeon as Baek Hyang Hee

Mun’s high school

  • Kim Eun Soo as Kim Woong Min
  • Lee Ji Won as Im Joo Yeon
  • Jung Won Chang as Shin Hyuk Woo
  • Kim Min Ho as Baek Jun Kyu

People of Jungjin

  • Ahn Suk Hwan as Choi Jang Mul
  • Yoon Joo Sang as Ha Seok Gu
  • Lee Joo Sil as Jang Chun Ok
  • Choi Yoon Young as Kim Jeong Yeong
  • Lee Kyung Min as Kang Han Wool
  • Son Kang Gook as Choi Soo Ryong
  • Choi Kwang Il as Shin Myung Hwi
  • Jeon Jin Oh as Noh Chang Kyu
  • Kim Seung Hoon as Noh Hang Kyu
  • Lee Do Yeob as Cho Tae Shin
  • Kim Jung Jin as Jang Hye Kyung
  • Kim Yi Kyung as Kim Yeongnim


  • Jeon Seok Ho as So Gwon
  • Son Yeo Eun as Ha Mun Young
  • Sung Ji Ru as Jang Cheol Joong
  • Lee Sun Bin as Heo Hee Young
  • Lee Jin Kwon as Subordinate
  • Choi Go as an orphan
  • Son Hojun as Oh Jung Gu
  • Im Ji Kyu as Dong Pal

OST (Original Soundtrack)

  • Close Your Eyes – Isaac Hong
  • Meet Again – SEJEONG
  • No Problem – Dvwn
  • The Uncanny Counter – WooKun Kim
  • Step on the Ground – WooKun Kim & Xu Jiayi
  • It’s all about being alive – Bamgeuneul

Trailer of The Uncanny Counter