True Beauty

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  • Drama: True Beauty
  • Revised romanization: Yeoshingangrim
  • Hangul: 여신강림
  • Director: Kim Sang-Hyub
  • Writer: Yaongyi (webcomic), Lee Si-Eun
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 9, 2020 - February 4, 2021
  • Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:30
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Im Ju-Kyung is a high school student. Since she was little, she has had a complex about her appearance. To hide her bare face, Im Ju-Kyung always wears make-up. Her excellent make-up skills makes her pretty and she hides her bare face in front others. She gets involved with 2 men; Lee Soo-Ho and Han Seo-Joon.


  1. "True Beauty" takes over tvN's Wed. & Thu. 22:30 time slot previously occupied by "Tale of the Nine Tailed" and followed by "Mouse" on March 3, 2021.
  2. Based on webcomic "Yeoshingangrim" by Yaongyi (published from April 2, 2018 by Naver Webtoon Company).


True Beauty-Mun Ka-Young.jpg True Beauty-Cha Eun-Woo.jpg True Beauty-Hwang In-Yeop.jpg True Beauty-Park Yoo-Na.jpg
Mun Ka-Young Cha Eun-Woo Hwang In-Yeop Park Yoo-Na
Im Ju-Kyung Lee Soo-Ho Han Seo-Joon Kang Soo-Jin

Im Ju-Kyung's Family

True Beauty-Jang Hye-Jin1.jpg True Beauty-Park Ho-San.jpg True Beauty-Lim Se-Mi.jpg Kim Min-Ki Lee Go-Eun
Jang Hye-Jin Park Ho-San Lim Se-Mi Kim Min-Ki Lee Go-Eun
Hong Hyun-Sook Im Jae-Pil Im Hee-Kyung Im Ju-Young Im Ju-Kyung (child)
True Beauty-Yoon Seo-A.jpg Park Seo-Kyung Park Ju-Hwan Kim Bong-Soo
Yoon Seo-A Park Seo-Kyung Park Ju-Hwan Kim Bong-Soo
Im Hee-Kyung (teen) (ep.1) Im Hee-Kyung (child) (ep.1) Im Ju-Young (child) (ep.1) Im Ju-Kyung's grandfather (ep.1)

Lee Soo-Ho's Family

True Beauty-Jung Joon-Ho.jpg Lee Seung-Woo Lee Jae-Eun
Jung Joon-Ho Lee Seung-Woo Lee Jae-Eun
Lee Joo-Hun Lee Soo-Ho (child) maid (ep.3)

Han Seo-Joon's Family

Park Hyun-Jung True Beauty-Yeo Joo Ha.jpg
Park Hyun-Jung Yeo Joo-Ha
Lee Mi-Hyang Han Go-Woon

Kang Soo-Jin's Family

Seo Sang-Won Yoo Dam-Yeon
Seo Sang-Won Yoo Dam-Yeon
Dr. Kang Kang Soo-Jin's mother

Saebom High School: Students

True Beauty-Kang Min-Ah.jpg Lee Il-Jun Lee Sang-Jin Lee Woo-Je True Beauty-KSH.jpg
Kang Min-Ah Lee Il-Jun Lee Sang-Jin Lee Woo-Je [[]]
Choi Soo-A Yoo Tae-Hoon An Hyun-Kyu Kim Cho-Rong Kim Si-Hyun
Han Yi-Young Choi Hye-In Lee Joo-Ahn Choi Yi-Sun True Beauty-Han Myung-Hwan.jpg
Han Yi-Young Choi Hye-In Lee Joo-Ahn Choi Yi-Sun Han Myung-Hwan
Ha Ji-Young Yoo Hui-Eun Choi Man-Sik Ho Jin-Woong Kim Gun-Woo
True Beauty-Dok Ko-Kwang.jpg Park Joon-Soo True Beauty-Kim Myung Ji.jpg Lee Ji-Wan True Beauty-Kim In-I.jpg
Dok Ko-Kwang Park Joon-Soo Kim Myung-Ji Lee Ji-Wan Kim In-I
student bus student (ep.1) Jin Hee-Jung (ep.5,13) Choi Hyun-Joo (ep.5,13) Lee Yeon-Soo (ep.5)
Jo Yoon-Soo Jung Ye-Nok Kang Cho-Won Kwon Hye-Ryung
Jo Yoon-Soo Jung Ye-Nok Kang Cho-Won Kwon Hye-Ryung
student (ep.7) bully girls leader bully girl bully girl

Saebom High School: Faculty

True Beauty-Oh Eui Sik.jpg Kim Byung-Choon True Beauty-Ahn Sang Woo.jpg True Beauty-Ahn So-Rim01.jpg True Beauty-Kim Jae-Hwa.jpg
Oh Eui-Sik Kim Byung-Choon Ahn Sang-Woo Ahn So-Rim Kim Jae-Hwa
Han Joon-Woo vice-principal dean of students Lee Ye-Rim music teacher
Lee Sun-Young True Beauty-Terris Brown.jpg Han Sang-Jo Song Hoon
Lee Sun-Young Terris Brown Han Sang-Jo Song Hoon
math teacher English teacher (ep.3) PE teacher (ep.5) history teacher (ep.3,9)

Prince Comics

True Beauty-Lim Hyun Sung.jpg Um Tae-Yoon
Lim Hyun-Sung Um Tae-Yoon
Mr. Prince customer (ep.3)

Yongpa High School

True Beauty-Jeon Hye Won.jpg Kim Ryul-Ha Seo Hye-Won True Beauty-Shin Jae-Hwi.jpg Oh Yu-Jin
Jeon Hye-Won Kim Ryul-Ha Seo Hye-Won Shin Jae-Hwi Oh Yu-Jin
Park Sae-Mi Kim Ga-Young Park Sae-Mi's friend Lee Sung-Yong Joo Hye-Min
Hwang Jung-Ha True Beauty-Lee Tae-Ri1.jpg
Hwang Jung-Ha Lee Tae-Ri
Byun Joon-Hyuk Wang Hyun-Bin (ep.1)

Seonil High School

Jung Gun-Joo
Jung Gun-Joo
Ryu Hyung-Jin (ep.7)

Move Entertainment

True Beauty-Kang Chan-Hee.jpg True Beauty-Kim Jung-Hak.jpg Lee Eun-Joo Hong Dae-Sung Da Young
Kang Chan-Hee Kim Jung-Hak Lee Eun-Joo Hong Dae-Sung Da Young
Jeong Se-Yeon Director Oh team leader (ep.8,10) employee (ep.13) Chen (ep.15-16)

Selena Beauty

Go Woo-Ri
Go Woo-Ri


Cha Young-Ok Ko Han-Min True Beauty-Ok Joo-Ri.jpg Kang Du-Hyun Yoon Seo-Yeon
Cha Young-Ok Ko Han-Min Ok Joo-Ri Kang Du-Hyun Yoon Seo-Yeon
neighborhood woman photographer neighborhood woman (ep.1) playground bully (ep.1) playground bully (ep.1)
Kim Jin-Ok Park Jin-Young Jang Young-Hyeon Moon Hak-Jin Ham Tae-Gyun
Kim Jin-Ok Park Jin-Young Jang Young-Hyeon Moon Hak-Jin Ham Tae-Gyun
cashier (ep.1) barista (ep.2) convenience store friend 1 (ep.3) convenience store friend 2 (ep.3) convenience store friend 7 (ep.3)
True Beauty-Kim Hye-Yoon.jpg Lee Jae-Wook Cho Seok-In True Beauty-Geum Kwang San.jpg Park Ji-Ho
Kim Hye-Yoon Lee Jae-Wook Cho Seok-In Geum Kwang-San Park Ji-Ho
Eun Dan-O (ep.4) Baek Kyung (ep.4) cinema viewer (ep.4) Lee Sung-Yong's father (ep.7) baseball game spectator (ep.7)
Lee Si-Young True Beauty-Woo Hyeon.jpg Yoo Ok-Joo True Beauty-Sung Jeong-Seon.jpg Kim Bong-Hee
Lee Si-Young Woo Hyeon Yoo Ok-Joo Sung Jeong-Seon Kim Bong-Hee
Swarovski saleswoman (ep.8) campground manager (ep.8) angry customer (ep.8) community center grandmother (ep.11) community center grandmother (ep.11)
Park Young-Soo Jung Sae-Rom Yoon Hyo-Sik True Beauty-Yun To-Wang.jpg Lee Joong-Yul
Park Young-Soo Jung Sae-Rom Yoon Hyo-Sik Yun To-Wang Lee Joong-Yul
Columbus Park (ep.11,14) math tutor (ep.11) doctor (ep.11) gangster (ep.12) bus driver (ep.13)
Jung Dae-Ro True Beauty-Lee Han-Wi.jpg Yoon Jeong-Seob True Beauty-Paul-Battle.jpg Choi Da-Young
Jung Dae-Ro Lee Han-Wi Yoon Jeong-Seob Paul Battle Choi Da-Young
Im Hee-Kyung's acquaintance (ep.13-14) Min Jae-Joon (ep.13) Lee Joo-Hun's assistant (ep.13-14) doctor (ep.15) Chen's photoshoot staff (ep.15-16)
Kim Ji-Su Kim Young-Dae Kwon Ban-Suk
Kim Ji-Su Kim Young-Dae Kwon Ban-Suk
wedding shop staff (ep.15) Oh Nam-Joo (ep.15) Dr. Han Chae-Hoon (ep.15)

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Episode Ratings

Date Episode AGB
Nationwide Seoul
2020-12-09 1 3.573% 4.056%
2020-12-10 2 3.626% 3.963%
2020-12-16 3 3.813% 4.711%
2020-12-17 4 3.586% 3.824%
2020-12-23 5 3.859% 4.293%
2020-12-24 6 3.333% 3.724%
2021-01-06 7 3.892% 4.198%
2021-01-07 8 2.909% 3.003%
2021-01-13 9 4.265% 4.938%
2021-01-14 10 3.411% 3.870%
2021-01-20 11 3.850% 4.303%
2021-01-21 12 3.418% 4.069%
2021-01-27 13 4.000% 4.547%
2021-01-28 14 4.125% 4.802%
2021-02-03 15 4.579% 5.371%
2021-02-04 16 4.458% 5.087%

Source: AGB Nielson

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