What happens when an encounter between a man and woman who seem to have nothing in common develops into a complicated love story?

Cha Soo Hyun is a woman and daughter of a politician who lives a life where she is unable to choose her own path. After graduating from college, she entered into a loveless marriage with the son to a wealthy conglomerate, a marriage only beneficial to her politican father. After having a child, she was obliged to divorce. Her life is changed when she meets simple and kind Kim Jin Hyuk.

Kim Jin Hyuk is ordinary and innocent, a young man who enjoys life and finds happiness in the smaller things. He works various part-time jobs to earn a living, but is looking for a regular job. One day, he decides to take a trip abroad, where he meets Cha Soo Hyun.

  1. Yoo Yeong-ah


Top Billed Cast

  1. Song Hye-kyo

    Song Hye-kyo

    Cha Soo Hyun

  2. Park Bo-Gum

    Park Bo-Gum

    Kim Jin Hyuk

  3. Pyo Ji-hoon

    Pyo Ji-hoon

    Kim Jin Myung

  4. Ko Chang-seok

    Ko Chang-seok

    Nam Myung Shik

  5. Shin Jung-geun

    Shin Jung-geun

    Kim Jang Soo

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Season 1

2018 | 16 Episodes

Season 1 of Encounter premiered on November 28, 2018.

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Original Name 남자친구

Status Returning Series


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language Korean

Runtime 60m



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