Soul Mechanic

Thu-Fri 22:10 | Re-run : Fri-Sat 05:05, 14:10, Sun 22:20 (Seoul, UTC+9)
Program Info.
A Story of psychiatrists who console people living in hardships.

Wooju is a musical star who has just started to play the lead after years of being unknown. Sudden outbursts of anger are her biggest weakness. However, Wooju is no longer able to perform on stage after getting involved in a drunk driving accident with a delusional patient who believes himself to be a police officer. Through this incident, Wooju meets Sijun, a psychiatrist. Sijun suggests ‘drama therapy’ to Wooju.
Genre : Drama Series
Premiere on KBSWorld : 20200507
Runtime : 70
A Story of psychiatrists who console people living in hardships.

Wooju is a musical star who has just started to play the lead after years of being unknown. Sudden outbursts of anger are her biggest weakness. However, Wooju is no longer able to perform on stage after getting involved in a drunk driving accident with a delusional patient who believes himself to be a police officer. Through this incident, Wooju meets Sijun, a psychiatrist. Sijun suggests ‘drama therapy’ to Wooju.
Characters
  • Lee Sijun (Shin Hakyun)
    He does whatever it takes to treat his patients. Although he is always spreading positive energy, Sijun suffers from chronic depression caused by PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). He had vowed to never get personally involved with a patient, but his principle is broken as he meets Wooju.
    He does whatever it takes to treat his patients. Although he is always spreading positive energy, Sijun suffers from chronic depression caused by PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). He had vowed to never get personally involved with a patient, but his principle is broken as he meets Wooju.
  • Han Wooju (Jung Somin)
    Her emotion fluctuates between extremes; she switches from hot to cold in an instant. Her ‘anger’ is a symptom of borderline personality disorder. She also bears the scar of being abandoned by her biological mother. As suggested by Sijun, Wooju takes part in drama therapy and overcomes her own disorder by consoling the ill.
    Her emotion fluctuates between extremes; she switches from hot to cold in an instant. Her ‘anger’ is a symptom of borderline personality disorder. She also bears the scar of being abandoned by her biological mother. As suggested by Sijun, Wooju takes part in drama therapy and overcomes her own disorder by consoling the ill.
  • In Donghyuk (Tae Inho)
    He is Sijun’s close friend and rival. Sijun was always the top in medical school. Moreover, the woman he loved and even his father, a famous surgeon, liked Sijun. Donghyuk is the first to notice that Sijun is suffering from chronic depression.
    He is Sijun’s close friend and rival. Sijun was always the top in medical school. Moreover, the woman he loved and even his father, a famous surgeon, liked Sijun. Donghyuk is the first to notice that Sijun is suffering from chronic depression.
  • Ji Yeongwon (Park Yejin)
    She has had a crush on Sijun since college. However, Sijun’s lover commits suicide, and Yeongwon feels guilty for being the only one who knew of her anguish. Yeongwon helps Sijun overcome his PTSD by getting him to treat Wooju.
    She has had a crush on Sijun since college. However, Sijun’s lover commits suicide, and Yeongwon feels guilty for being the only one who knew of her anguish. Yeongwon helps Sijun overcome his PTSD by getting him to treat Wooju.