Diary of a Prosecutor (2019)


  • Drama: Diary of a Prosecutor (English title) / Inside Stories of Prosecutors (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Geomsanaejeon
  • Hangul: 검사내전
  • Director: Lee Tae-Gon
  • Writer: Kim Woong (novel), Lee Hyun, Lee Tae-Gon
  • Network: JTBC
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 16, 2019 – February 11, 2020
  • Runtime: Mon & Tue 21:30
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot Synopsis

“Inside Stories of Prosecutors” depicts the everyday lives of prosecutors who work like salarymen.

Lee Sun-Woong (Lee Sun-Kyun) works as a prosecutor in the district office in Jinyoung. He seems relaxed and doesn’t appear to have a desire to succeed.

Cha Myung-Joo (Jung Ryeo-Won) is an elite prosecutor on the fast track in the Central District Prosecutor’s Office in Seoul. One day, she is suddenly transferred to the district public prosecutor’s office in Jinyoung.


  1. “Diary of a Prosecutor” takes over the JTBC Mon & Tue 21:30 time slot previously occupied by “Chief of Staff 2” and followed by “If the Weather Is Good, I’ll Find You” February, 2020.
  2. Based on novel “Geomsanaejeon” by Kim Woong (published January 19, 2018 by Bookie).
  3. First script reading took place July, 2019 at JTBC Building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea.
  4. Two main posters for “Diary of a Prosecutor.”


Diary of a Prosecutor-Lee Sun-Kyun.jpg Diary of a Prosecutor-Jung Ryeo-Won.jpg Diary of a Prosecutor-Lee Sung-Jae.jpg
Lee Sun-Kyun Jung Ryeo-Won Lee Sung-Jae
Lee Sun-Woong Cha Myung-Joo Jo Min-Ho
Diary of a Prosecutor-Kim Kwang-Kyu.jpg Lee Sang-Hee Diary of a Prosecutor-Jeon Sung-Woo.jpg
Kim Kwang-Kyu Lee Sang-Hee Jeon Sung-Woo
Hong Jong-Hak Oh Yoon-Jin Kim Jung-Woo
Diary of a Prosecutor-Baek Hyun-Joo.jpg Diary of a Prosecutor-Ahn Chang-Hwan.jpg Diary of a Prosecutor-Ahn Eun-Jin.jpg Diary of a Prosecutor-Jung Jae-Sung.jpg Diary of a Prosecutor-Kim Yong-Hee.jpg
Baek Hyun-Joo Ahn Chang-Hwan Ahn Eun-Jin Jung Jae-Sung Kim Yong-Hee
Jang Man-Ok Lee Jung-Hwan Sung Mi-Ran Kim In-Joo Chief Prosecutor Nam

Additional Cast Members:

  • Sung Ian – Kim Jang-Shin
  • Lee Tae-Gu
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