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Glory Jane

Drama Title: Glory Jane
Korean Title: 영광의 재인
Romanization Pronunciation: Youngkwangeui Jaein
Also Known As: Glory Jaein / Young Love Jae In
Previously Known As: Man of Honor
Chinese Title: 荣光的在仁
Genre: Family, Romance
Episodes: 24
Broadcast Place: South Korea
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 12th October 2011 – 28th December 2011
Language: Korean
Air time: Wednesday and Thursday 9:55 PM

Preceded By: The Princess’ Man
Followed By: Wild Romance

Plot Summary

Life is unpredictable, which means that we do not know that the next moment is tragery or happy ending. Glory Jane is referred to two young people who are born with fate of Romeo and Juliet, in misery, searching for dream and love, face the future strongly. It’s a growth experience drama that makes one’s heart warm and fresh.

Synopsis

Yoon Jae In (Park Min Young) works as a nurse’s assistant is a struggling young, cheery, bright girl who always maintains a positive attitude despite her poor background. She dreams of becoming a nurse. While she hurriedly rushes to participate in national exam for the third time, she sees an old homeless people who fainted after drunk. Although nobody in hospital wants to receive him, Jae In approaches her without hesitation, and hold the old man to treat him. The old man appreciates her, says want to give her three wishes. Jae In says she wants to find her family, becomes a good nurse, and finds the true love. But old man gives her an old key, says that her wishes will be fulfilled.

On the other hand, there are two injured patients been delivered to the emergency room at the same time, two persons who used to be opponent, namely the 4th hitter of giant Dragons baseball team Seo In Woo (Lee Jang Woo) and second-line player on the same team Kim Young Kwang (Chun Jung Myung), who is former 4th clean-up hitter of the major league team but got demoted. Seo In Woo is the future heir of a sports clothing company who also owns the baseball team, while Young Kwang is an innocently confident man who never stops trying his best to re-live past glories. Although everybody is paying all the care to Seo In Woo, but Jae In discovers that his injury is unusual, and sends him to surgery theater. But because of this, Jae In misses the last bus, and cannot catch up with the start of exam. For Jae In who is entangled by this kind of things everyday, it’s another setback for her long time dream because of bad luck.

Three persons meet again due to fate, after Jae In gets to know what father of Young Kwang is her long lost father, she finally stays in the house of Young Kwang. But, just after three days, in a bizarre way, Young Kwang’s father passed away. The interwined secret from 20 years ago begins to unfold, centering around Jae In, Young Kwang and In Woo, with unexpected twists and a love triangle ensues between these three characters.

Cast

Chun Jung Myung (천정명) as Kim Young Kwang / Kim Yeong Gwang (김영광)
Ahn Do Gyu (안도규) as Young Yeong Gwang (어린 영광)
Park Min Young (박민영) as Yoon Jae In (윤재인)
Ahn Eun Jung (안은정) as Young Jae In (어린 재인)
Lee Jang Woo (이장우) as Seo In Woo (서인우)
Kim Ji Hoon (김지훈) as Young In Woo (어린 인우)
Park Sung Woong (박성웅) as Seo In Chul (서인철)
Son Chang Min (손창민) as Seo Jae Myung (서재명)
Choi Myung Gil (최명길) as Park Goon Ja (박군자)
Lee Jin (이진) as Cha Hong Joo (차홍주)
Lee Ki Young (이기영) as Kim In Bae (김인배)
Kim Yun Joo (김연주) as Kim Kyung Joo (김경주)
Nam Bo Ra (남보라) as Kim Jin Joo (김진주)
Jung Hye Sun (정혜선) as Oh Soon Nyeo (오순녀)
Kim Sun Kyung (김선경) as Im Jung Ok (임정옥)
Lee Moon Shik (이문식) as Heo Young Do (허영도)
Kim Sung Oh (김성오) as Joo Dae Sung (주대성)
Choi Seung Kyung (최승경) as Go Kil Dong (고길동)
Ahn Nae Sang (안내상) as Yoon Il Goo (윤일구)
Jang Young Nam (장영남) as Yeo Eun Joo (여은주)
Kim Seung Wook (김승욱) as Coach Choi (최코치)
Choi Ran (최란) as Nursing Director (간호부장)
No Kyung Joo (노경주) as Oh Jung Hae (오정해)
Kim Seong-han (김성한) as Baseball Manager (야구감독) – Special appearance

Glory Jane (Glorious Jaein) Characters Description

Production Credits

Director: Lee Jung-seob (이정섭)
Screenplay Writer: Kang Eun-kyung (강은경)

Episode Synopsis

Viewership Ratings (Ranking)

Date Episode Nationwide (TNS) Seoul (TNS)) Nationwide (AGB) Seoul (AGB)
12 October 2011 1 7.3 8.2
13 October 2011 2 9.1 (18th) 9.4 (19th) 9.4 (16th) 9.7 (18th)
19 October 2011 3 12.3 (6th) 13.6 (6th) 11.8 (7th) 12.0 (9th)
12 October 2011 4 12.3 (8th) 14.7 (6th) 13.6 (7th) 14.6 (6th)
26 October 2011 5 12.0 (8th) 13.1 (7th) 12.1 (7th) 13.4 (6th)
27 October 2011 6 12.3 (9th) 13.7 (6th) 11.5 (10th) 12.6 (8th)
2 November 2011 7 12.2 (8th) 14.0 (6th) 13.3 (5th) 14.7 (5th)
3 November 2011 8 14.0 (6th) 16.1 (5th) 14.1 (5th) 14.4 (6th)
9 November 2011 9 12.9 (10th) 13.4 (7th) 12.9 (5th) 13.1 (7th)
10 November 2011 10 12.6 (8th) 12.3 (9th) 12.7 (10th) 13.2 (10th)
16 November 2011 11 13.1 (7th) 14.2 (6th) 13.8 (5th) 15.5 (5th)
17 November 2011 12 13.2 (7th) 14.3 (5th) 14.1 (5th) 14.9 (5th)
23 November 2011 13 11.9 (9th) 14.6 (4th) 13.1 (4th) 14.2 (4th)
24 November 2011 14 12.9 (7th) 14.7 (4th) 13.7 (4th) 15.1 (4th)
30 November 2011 15 12.6 (8th) 15.2 (4th) 14.0 (5th) 14.8 (4th)
1 December 2011 16 12.4 (7th) 14.0 (4th) 12.8 (6th) 13.4 (5th)
7 December 2011 17 13.9 (5th) 16.7 (4th) 12.0 (4th) 13.0 (4th)
8 December 2011 18 14.5 (5th) 15.9 (5th) 14.2 (4th) 15.0 (5th)
14 December 2011 19 15.4 (4th) 17.1 (4th) 14.6 (5th) 15.6 (5th)
15 December 2011 20 16.2 (4th) 18.8 (3rd) 14.5 (5th) 15.5 (5th)
21 December 2011 21 14.3 (4th) 16.6 (4th) 14.2 (4th) 15.3 (4th)
22 December 2011 22 15.2 (5th) 17.3 (4th) 14.5 (6th) 15.4 (6th)
28 December 2011 23 21.8 (1st) 24.9 (1st) 19.7 (2nd) – actual:20.1% 21.3 (1st)
28 December 2011 24 20.2 (3rd) 22.1 (2nd) 19.7 (2nd) – actual:19.4% 21.3 (1st)

Trivia

  • The director and screenwriter was behind team that responsible for success of King of Baking, Kim Takgu (Bread, Love and Dreams), the most watched drama in Korea’s history which managed to garner 50.8% rating at its last episode.

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Official Behind the Scene (Making) Video Clips

Glory Jane / Man of Honor Trailers

Glory Jane OST Part 1 – Because to Me, It’s You
Glory Jane OST Part 2 – Heartburn
Glory Jane OST Part 3 – It’s Because of Love
Glory Jane OST – Love You
Glory Jane OST – My Love

Glory Jane Filming Location – Cheongju City Suam Valley Noodle House

Watch online with English subtitle at dramafever.com.
Watch online with Chinese subtitle at tudou.com or letv.com.

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