The Genius (2013)

Reality 1h 20m
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A reality series pitting people identified with "genius traits" against one another in social games of strategy, logic, and negotiation skills. Each episode consists of a main match and a death math. The main match decides the winner and elimination candidate for the day. The winner receives a token of life, which grants immunity from the death match, and potentially garnets, a game currency worth ₩1,000,000 each. Garnets can be used to improve a player's chances of winning a game, as well as be traded with other players to gain favor. The elimination candidate chooses a player without a token of life to take part in a 1v1 game called the death match. The player who loses the death match is eliminated, and the winner of the death match gains their garnets. The last remaining player is the champion, and the total garnets held by the champion will be the final prize.

  1. Jeong Jong-yeon


Series Cast

  1. Hong Jin-ho

    Hong Jin-ho


    37 Episodes

  2. Lee Sang-min

    Lee Sang-min


    37 Episodes

  3. Yoo Jung-hyun

    Yoo Jung-hyun


    25 Episodes

  4. Kim Kyung-ran

    Kim Kyung-ran


    24 Episodes

  5. Jang Dong-min

    Jang Dong-min


    24 Episodes

  6. Noh Hong-chul

    Noh Hong-chul


    13 Episodes

  7. Eun Ji-won

    Eun Ji-won


    13 Episodes

  8. Kim Jae-kyung

    Kim Jae-kyung


    13 Episodes

  9. Kim Sung-kyu

    Kim Sung-kyu


    12 Episodes

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Last Season

The Genius

Grand Final

2015 | 12 Episodes

Season 4 of The Genius premiered on June 27, 2015.

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Original Name 더 지니어스

Status Ended


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Type Reality

Original Language Korean


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