Real Man Series 01 Overview (2013-2015)


Introduction

Real Man (Korean: 진짜 사나이; RR: Jinjja Sanai) is a South Korean variety show featuring eight male celebrities as they experience life in the military, which is mandatory for all mentally sound and able-bodied Korean men for two years.

The show debuted on MBC on 14 April 2013, as part of the Sunday Night programming block.

The original cast members were Kim Su-ro, Mir, Ryu Soo-young, Sam Hammington, Seo Kyung-suk and Son Jin-young.

Jang Hyuk and Park Hyung-sik later joined the cast.

Mir left the show in June 2013. Ryu Soo-young, Son Jin-young and Jang Hyuk left the show in February 2014 and were replaced by Chun Jung-myung, Park Gun-hyung, K.Will, and Henry Lau.

A spin-off of this programme called Real Man 300 began to air every Friday at 21:50 (KST) starting from 21 September 2018.

Outline

Features eight male celebrities as they experience life in the military, which is mandatory for all mentally sound and able-bodied Korean men for two years.

Real Man Series

  • Episode 01: White Horse Army Base (백마부대) (14 April 2013).
  • Episode 02: White Horse Army Base (백마부대) (21 April 2013).
  • Episode 03: White Horse Army Base (백마부대) (28 April 2013).
  • Episode 04: White Horse Army Base (백마부대) (05 May 2013).
  • Episode 05: Hwaryong Army Base (화룡부대) (12 May 2013).
  • Episode 06: Hwaryong Army Base (화룡부대) (19 May 2013).
  • Episode 07: Hwaryong Army Base (화룡부대) (26 May 2013).
  • Episode 08: Hwaryong Army Base (화룡부대) (03 June 2013).
  • Episode 09: Steel Division, Sea Dragon Army Base (강철사단 해룡연대) (09 June 2012).
  • Episode 10: Steel Division, Sea Dragon Army Base (강철사단 해룡연대) (16 June 2012).
  • Episode 11: Steel Division, Sea Dragon Army Base (강철사단 해룡연대) (23 June 2012).
  • Episode 12: Steel Division, Sea Dragon Army Base (강철사단 해룡연대) (30 June 2012).
  • Episode 13: Cheongryong Army Base (청룡대대) (07 July 2013).
  • Episode 14: Cheongryong Army Base (청룡대대) (14 July 2013).
  • Episode 15: Cheongryong Army Base (청룡대대) (21 July 2013).
  • Episode 16: Cheongryong Army Base (청룡대대) (28 July 2013).
  • Episode 17: Ikija ‘We will win!’ Army Base (이기자부대) (04 August 2013).
  • Episode 18: Ikija ‘We will win!’ Army Base (이기자부대) (11 August 2013).
  • Episode 19: Ikija ‘We will win!’ Army Base (이기자부대) (18 August 2013).
  • Episode 20: Ikija ‘We will win!’ Army Base (이기자부대) (25 August 2013).
  • Episode 21: Ikija ‘We will win!’ Army Base (이기자부대) (01 September 2013).
  • Episode 22: Ikija ‘We will win!’ Army Base (이기자부대) (08 September 2013).
  • Episode 23: Military Police (수도방위사령부) (15 September 2013).
  • Episode 24: Military Police (수도방위사령부) (22 September 2013).
  • Episode 25: Military Police (수도방위사령부) (29 September 2013).
  • Episode 26: Military Police (수도방위사령부) (06 October 2013).
  • Episode 27: Military Police (수도방위사령부) (13 October 2013).
  • Episode 28: NAVY Part 1 (20 October 2013).
  • Episode 29: NAVY Part 1 (27 October 2013).
  • Episode 30: NAVY Part 1 (03 November 2013).
  • Episode 31: NAVY Part 1 (10 November 2013).
  • Episode 32: NAVY Part 1 (17 November 2013).
  • Episode 33: NAVY Part 2 (17 November 2013).
  • Episode 34: NAVY Part 2 (01 December 2013).
  • Episode 35: NAVY Part 2 (08 December 2013).
  • Episode 36: NAVY Part 2 (15 December 2013).
  • Episode 37: Baekgol Army Base (백골부대) (22 December 2013).
  • Episode 38: Baekgol Army Base (백골부대) (29 December 2013).
  • Episode 39: Baekgol Army Base (백골부대) (05 January 2014).
  • Episode 40: Baekgol Army Base (백골부대) (12 January 2014).
  • Episode 41: Baekgol Army Base (백골부대) (19 January 2014).
  • Episode 42: Beonkae Army Base(번개부대) ‘South Korea and USA Army Special Warfare Command’ (26 January 2014).
  • Episode 43: Beonkae Army Base(번개부대) ‘South Korea and USA Army Special Warfare Command’ (02 February 2014).
  • Episode 44: Beonkae Army Base(번개부대) ‘South Korea and USA Army Special Warfare Command’ (09 February 2014).
  • Episode 45-85.
  • Episode 86: Sergeants’ Holiday Special (28 December 2014).

You can find a full index and overview of Real Man here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s): Lee Si-young.
  • Director(s): Kim Min-jong, Kim Myung-jin, and Im Kyung-sik.
  • Producer(s): Kim Young-jin.
  • Original Network: Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC).
  • Release Date: 14 April 2013 to 08 March 2015.
  • Running Time: 90 minutes (Real Man).
  • Country: South Korea.
  • Language: Korean.

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