The Equator Man

  • Title: 적도의 남자 / Jeokdoeui Namja
  • Also known as: Man From the Equator
  • Genre: Melodrama
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: KBS2
  • Broadcast period: 2012-Mar-21 to 2012-May-24
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
  • Original Soundtrack:The Equator Man OST


Jang-il, the smartest of the school, and Seon-wu, the strongest kid in Yeosu, are best friends. Influenced by Jang-il, Seon-wu starts studying and working hard towards his dream. However, all of a sudden, Seon-wu’s guardian, Kyung-pil, dies a mysterious death and Seon-wu becomes blind while investigating on the case. Su-mi witnesses the scene that Jang-il attacks Seon-wu but remains silent on it and waits for the right moment. Ji-won, who is a volunteer reader for visually impaired people, meets Seon-wu by chance and they fall in love. Despite his strong feelings for Ji-won, however, Seon-wu breaks up with Ji-won so she can have a better life. 13 years have passed. Jang-il becomes a special prosecutor. Seon-wu becomes a young CEO of Royal Tree, an investment trust company. Ji-won works as a VIP party planner at a five-star hotel. And Sumi becomes a hyperrealism painter. They all have gone their separate ways. However, the fate draws them back together.


  • Uhm Tae Woong as Kim Seon Woo
    • Lee Hyun Woo as teen Seon Woo
  • Lee Joon Hyuk as Lee Jang Il
    • Siwan as teen Jang Il
  • Im Jung Eun as Soo Mi
  • Lee Bo Young as Ji Woon
  • Lee Jae Yong as Choi Kwang Cheon
  • Lee Won Jong as Lee Yong Bae
  • Kim Young Chul

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