Glitch (South Korean TV series)

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Revised RomanizationGeullichi
Created byNetflix
Written byGin Han-sai
Directed byRoh Deok
Music byKang Ki-young
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes10
Executive producerYoon Shin-ae
ProducerGreg Lee
CinematographyKim Jung-won
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time60 minutes
Production companyStudio 329
Original release
ReleaseOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)

Glitch (Korean글리치) is a 2022 South Korean science fiction television series written by Gin Han-sai, directed by Roh Deok, and starring Jeon Yeo-been and Nana,[2] it tells the story of a young woman who tries to track down her missing boyfriend with the help of a UFO-watching club.[3][4] It was released on Netflix on October 7, 2022.[5]


Hong Ji-hyo comes from a rich family. She has a steady job, obtained through family connections. One night, her boyfriend of four years suddenly disappears. As she goes in search of him, she tries to uncover the truth behind a mysterious secret with the help of a community of UFO watchers, including Heo Bo-ra.

Cast and characters[edit]



  • Lee Dong-hwi as Lee Si-kook, Hong Ji-hyo's boyfriend[8]
  • Jeon Bae-soo as Hong Jong-sik, Hong Ji-hyo's father
  • Ryu Kyung-soo as Kim Byung-jo, a police officer[9]
  • Lee Min-goo as Dong-hyuk, a high school student and a member of the UFO community[10]
  • Park Won-seok as Cho Phillip, a member of the UFO community[11]
  • Tae Won-suk as Captain Prince, a member of the UFO community[12]
  • Baek Joo-hee as Seo Hwa-jeong, Value Real Estate
  • Jung Da-bin as Kim Young-gi, New Beginnings Peace Corps[13]
  • Ko Chang-seok as Kim Chan-woo, Divine Light Church member[14]
  • Kim Ja-young
  • Kim Gook-hee as Goo Hye-yeon, stepmother of Ji-hyo[15]
  • Park Soo-young as Kwon Young-woong
  • Kim Nam-hee as Ma Hyung-woo, a psychiatrist who helps Ji-hyo
  • Choi Soo-im as Oh Se-hee, Hong Ji-hyo's friend.[16]
  • Park Sung-yeon as Choi Seong-joo, former police officer[17]



On December 30, 2020, Netflix confirmed through a press release that it would distribute a Korean original series titled Glitch, to be produced by Studio 329 and written by Extracurricular writer, Gin Han-sai.[3][18]

Jeon Yeo-been was offered the lead role in early March.[19] In mid-March, director Roh Deok and Jeon Yeo-been confirmed they had joined the series.[20] On March 19, 2021, Nana was confirmed to play the role of a twitch streamer on the show.[21]


On July 23, 2021, filming was temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and one of the performers possibly being infected.[citation needed] Filming resumed on May 21, 2021, and continued until December 23.[22] On May 28, 2021, images from a script-reading location were revealed.[23]


No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Episode 1"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
22"Episode 2"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
33"Episode 3"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
44"Episode 4"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
55"Episode 5"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
66"Episode 6"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
77"Episode 7"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
88"Episode 8"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
99"Episode 9"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)
1010"Episode 10"Roh DeokGin Han-saiOctober 7, 2022 (2022-10-07)


The series had its premiere at the 27th Busan International Film Festival, in the 'On Screen' section, on October 6, 2022. Four episodes out of ten were introduced in the premiere.[24][25] It became available for streaming on Netflix on October 7, 2022.[26]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nomination Result Ref.
2023 Director's Cut Awards Best Director Roh Deok Nominated [27]
Best Screenplay Gin Han-sai Nominated
Best Actress Jeon Yeo-been Nominated
2nd Blue Dragon Series Awards Best Actress Jeon Yeo-been Nominated [28]


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  13. ^ Kang Hyo-jin (September 30, 2021). "[단독]정다빈, 넷플릭스 '글리치' 합류...'인간수업' 작가와 재회" [[Exclusive] Dabin Jung joins Netflix's 'Glitch'... Reunited with the writer of 'Human Class]. Spotify News (in Korean). Retrieved October 9, 2021 – via Naver.
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  16. ^ Yoo Jeong-min (October 12, 2022). "최수임, 넷플릭스 '글리치' 출연...전여빈·나나와 특별 케미" [Choi Soo-im to appear in Netflix's 'Glitch'... Special chemistry with Jeon Yeo-bin and Nana] (in Korean). iMBC. Retrieved October 12, 2022 – via Naver.
  17. ^ Park Ji-yoon (October 13, 2022). "글리치' 박성연, 전직 경찰로 완벽 변신...신스틸러의 정석" ['Glitch' Park Seong-yeon, a perfect transformation into a former police officer... The standard of a scene stealer] (in Korean). The Fact. Retrieved October 13, 2022 – via Naver.
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  19. ^ Kim Mi-hwa (March 2, 2021). "전여빈, 넷플릭스 '글리치' 출연.."긍정 검토중"" [Jeon Yeo-bin to appear in Netflix's 'Glitch'... "Positive review"]. Star News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 26, 2021.
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