Vampire Idol

Vampire Idol

Vampire Idol

Drama Title: Vampire Idol
Korean Title: 뱀파이어 아이돌
Romanization Pronunciation: Baem-pa-i-eo A-i-dol
Chinese Name: 吸血鬼偶像
Japanese Name: ヴァンパイアアイドル
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 79
Broadcast Place: South Korea
Broadcast network: MBN
Broadcast period: 5 December 2011 – 30 March 2012
Language: Korean
Air time: Monday to Friday 9:30 PM (7:30 PM from December 26th, 2011)

Preceded By: N/A
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Plot Summary / Synopsis

A naive vampire prince struggles to become a global pop idol in the melodramatic youth sitcom.


Shin Dong Yup (신동엽) as Dong Yub (동엽)
Kim Soo Mi (김수미) as Soo Mi (수미)
Lee Soo Hyuk (이수혁) as Soo Hyuk (수혁)
Lee Jung (이정) as Wang Ja / Prince (왕자)
Kang Min Kyung (강민경) as Min Kyung (민경)
No Min Woo (노민우)
Oh Kwang Rok (오광록)
Lee Hae In (이해인)
Kim Hyun Joong (김현중)
Hong Jong Hyun (홍종현)
Chun Woo Hee (천우희)
Hwang Kwang-hee (황광희)

Production Credits

Director: Lee Geun Wook (이근욱)
Screenwriter: Ha Cheol Seung (하철승), Lee Seong Eun (이성은)

Viewership Ratings

Episode 1 (5 December 2011) – 0.330%
Episode 6 (12 December 2011) – 0.306%
Episode 7 (13 December 2011) – 0.360%
Episode 8 (14 December 2011) – 0.462%
Episode 32 (25 January 2012) – 0.330%
Episode 71 (20 March 2012) – 0.227%
Episode 75 (26 March 2012) – 0.219%
Episode 79 (30 March 2012) – 0.169%

Source: AGB Nielson


  • The drama was originally scheduled for 120 episodes, but was abruptly cut off at 79 episodes due to falling ratings. The sudden ending has received a lot of complaint from viewers due to poor handling of story’s conclusion.

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