The Uncanny Counter is a South Korean television series starring Jo Byung-gyu, Yoo Jun-sang, Kim Se-jeong, Yeom Hye-ran Based on the Daum webtoon Amazing Rumor by Jang Yi, it centers on the titular character So Mun, a disabled high school boy who is enlisted to be part of the Counters, a group of paranormal-hunters who search for and fight against evil spirits that escape from the afterlife to prey on humans.
The Uncanny Counter first season aired on OCN from November 28, 2020 to January 24, 2021 on every Saturday and Sunday at 22.30 (KST) for 16 episodes. Each episode was released on Netflix in South Korea and internationally after their television broadcast. The series became the highest rated OCN series so far. The series has been renewed for a second season.
The Uncanny Counter: A group of supernatural demon hunters known as “Counters,” each with unique abilities, disguise themselves as employees of noodle restaurant, while tracking down evil spirits that terrorize the mortal world.
“Extraordinary Rumor” is based on a webtoon of the same name and tells the story of demon hunters called Counters who come to earth under the guise of being employees at a noodle restaurant in order to capture evil spirits that have returned to earth in pursuit of eternal life.
So Moon is the youngest of the Counters. After suffering from a mysterious car accident as a child, he eventually becomes a central figure among the Counters.
Do Ha Na has the ability to sense the locations of evil spirits, even those that are hundreds of kilometers away. She can also read memories of others through touch and works with So Moon to do away with evil spirits.
Ga Mo Tak is a Counter with incredible strength. He’s a former police officer who lost his memory seven years ago after an accident and is unable to stand idle in the face of injustice. Ga Mo Tak is also So Moon’s mentor.
Chu Mae Ok is a Counter with healing abilities. Outwardly, she’s the chef of the noodle restaurant, but among the Counters, she is the emotional pillar of the group.
Choi Jang Mool is the oldest Counter. He’s in charge of all of the Counters’ expenses, and he is a living legend among the Counters in Korea.
“Kyeongirowoon Somoon” written by Jang Yi.
Yoo Seon Dong [유선동]
Jo Byung-gyu as So Mun
Yoo Jun-sang as Ga Mo-tak
Kim Se-jeong as Do Ha-na
Yeom Hye-ran as Choo Mae-ok