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One Ordinary Day

Korean Drama One Ordinary Day: Cast, Synopsis, Trivia

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General Information

  • International Title: One Ordinary Day
  • Original Title: 어느 날 (romanization: Eoneu nal)
  • Genre: Crime, Legal
  • No. of Episode: 8
  • Premiere Date: 2021.11.27
  • Airing Slot: –
  • Broadcasting Channel: Coupang Play
  • International Distributor: VIU
  • Starring: Kim Soo Hyun, Cha Seung Won
  • Director: Lee Myung Woo
  • Screenwriter: Kwon Soon Kyu
  • Highest Rating: –
  • Awards: TBA


The drama follows the story of Kim Hyun Soo (Kim Soo Hyun), an ordinary college student whose life hit rock-bottom after he is falsely accused of murder. In order to survive in the cruel legal system, he put his all to prove his innocence.

Kim Hyun Soo is receiving help from Shin Joong Han (Cha Seung Won), a mediocre lawyer who barely win any case. Despite having a poor reputation as a lawyer, Shin Joong Han is the only lawyer who reaches out to Kim Hyun Soo.


One Ordinary Day Kim Soo Hyun

Character: Kim Hyun Soo
Portrayed by: Kim Soo Hyun
Kim Soo Hyun’s notable works: Dream High (2011), Moon Embraces the Sun (2012), My Love from the Star (2013), It’s Okay Not To Be Okay (2020)

Cha Seung Won in One Ordinary Day

Character: Shin Joong Han
Portrayed by: Cha Seung Won
Cha Seung Won’s notable works: The Great Love (2011), You’re All Surrounded (2014), A Korean Odyssey (2017)

Extended Cast

Kim Sung Kyu as Do Ji Tae, “king” in the detention center
Lee Seol as Seo Soo Jin, rookie lawyer
Yang Kyung Won as Park Doo Sik, someone who goes to prison out of loyalty for his boss
Kim Shin Rok as Ahn Tae Hee, a perfectionist prosecutor aiming for the position of chief prosecutor
Kim Hong Pa as Park Sang Bum, a veteran detective
Jung Ji Ho as National Forensic Service employee
Kim Young Ah as Hong Jung Ah, National Institute of Forensic Sciences employee

Cameo & Special Appearance


Character Relationship Chart


Original Soundtrack


Trailer Videos

1st Teaser
2nd Teaser
3rd Teaser

Awards & Nominations



  • Based on BBC series ‘Criminal Justice’.
  • This will be Kim Soo Hyun and Cha Seung Won’s first drama project with an OTT.
  • ‘One Ordinary Day’ is the first original drama from Coupang Play.

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