A lot of binge-worthy Korean dramas are released in the month of September, which include Little Women, The Law Cafe, Once Upon a Small Town, etc. Mental Coach Je Gal Gil, or simply Mental Coach Jegal, is also one of them. It is a sports drama which also talks about the special problems related to mental health in the sports field. It is a tvN drama that is produced by Studio Dragon and Bon Factory.
The upcoming sports drama is written by Kim Ban Di, who has also written other dramas like Special Labor Inspector Mr Jo (2019) and Angry Mom (2015) and is directed by Son Jeong Hyun, who has directed a lot of popular dramas like – Should We Kiss First (2018), Yeah, That’s How It Is (2016), The Woman Who Married Three Times (2013-2014), All About My Romance ( 2013), Protect The Boss (2011), Temptation of an Angel and a lot more.
Mental Coach Jegal Episode 1 Release Date
The first episode of “Mental Coach Jegal” will air on tvN on September 12 at 10:30 p.m. Korean Standard Time or & p.m Indian Standard Time. Thereafter, 2 episodes will air every week on Monday and Tuesday at the same Korean Standard Time. It is scheduled to have 16 episodes, which are to be released on November 1, 2022, with each episode being about 55 minutes long. “Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist” used to air during this time period.
Recently, tvN revealed its teaser photo, confirmed cast members, and most importantly, its highly anticipated trailer. All the details we discussed are in the following sub-section, so don’t forget to read them till the end.
The trailer for the show is available on tvN official Youtube channel and can be viewed along with English subtitles on other fan YouTube channels for international fans of Korean dramas. Are you also eagerly waiting for the premiere of episode one and are excited just like us? Let us know in the comment section! Till then, keep reading.
|Name of the Show||Mental Coach Jegal|
|Episode Number||Episode 1|
|Mental Coach Jegal Episode 1 Release Date||12 September 2022|
Mental Coach Jegal Episode 1 Story
The title character, Je Gal Gil, a former member of the national taekwondo team, serves as the central figure in the story of Mental Coach Jegal. However, he was ultimately expelled from the team as a result of some instances in which he acted improperly. He doesn’t let it deter him and enters the athlete’s village for the national team as a mental coach, proving the show’s title is accurate. He collaborates there with Park Seung Ha, a current coworker and counsellor at the athlete’s village. Additionally, he meets Cha Ga Eul, a short-track speed skater, with whom he strikes up a friendship and collaborates to help her and the other athletes there win competitions by enhancing their performances.
The character who ruined Je Gal Gil’s life, Ku Tae Min, is the antagonist of the show. He is the director of the athletic association’s human rights centre and a member of the national taekwondo team. Ku Tae Man is fiercely competitive and places an emphasis on getting things done.
Mental Coach Jegal Episode 1 Cast
The characters who are to appear in episode one include – Jung Woo as Jegal Gil, Lee Yoo Mi as Cha Ga Eul, Park Se Young as Park Seung Ha, Kwon Yul as Gu Tae Man, Moon Yoo Kang as Lee Mu Gyeol, Yoon Joo Sang as Jegal Han Ryang, Kim Do Yoon as Cha Mu Tae, Gil Hae Yeon as Shim Bok Ja, Cha Soon Bae as Dr Song Ji Man, Moon Sung Keun as Park Seung Tae, Kim Jong Tae as Representative Kang, Jung Kang Hee as Oh Bok Tae, Yeo Sang Goo, Oh Dal Seong, Park Han Sol as Oh Seon Ah, Choi Su Ji, Go Young To, Heo Jung Min as Pistol Park (Park Hyun Soo), Jo Ji Young, Han Yeo Woon, Noh Ah Reum as Mo Ah Reum, Kim Moo Young, Park Ji Soo, Chairman Go, Park Sang Do, Jung Chang-Sik, Choi Hee Jin as Choi Yeo Jeong, Park Hee Joo, and Lee Seung Min.
Where to Watch Mental Coach Jegal Episode 1 Online?
For international fans, the show, Mental Coach Jegal, will be available to stream on Viki.