Vagabond Review: Thriller & Action-Packed Korean Drama

This drama is packed with action scenes, suspense & great actors that makes ot a must-watch.

If you love to watch thriller movies or series that also include action & some romance, get ready to watch Vagabond.

If you are confused about whether to watch the Vagabond drama, then get ready to read this Vagabond review.

This review is spoiler free!

If you are new to Korean dramas, here is a warning: you will get addicted. Yes! Kdramas are quite addicting & if you start once, you will not be able to stop watching them.

The reasons for Kdrama addiction are – best romance, interesting plot, different culture & a lot of comedy moments. They successfully create an emotional connection with the viewers.

You may have heard that Kdramas are popular for their romance. But wait, there are so many thriller dramas you will find interesting. Thriller Korean dramas are one of the best when it comes to storyline & twists.

Vagabond Review

Vagabond is a Korean drama of 16 episodes aired from September 20 to November 23, 2019, on the SBS channel in Korea. Now, it is available worldwide to watch on Netflix.

vagabond drama review

Summary –

Cha Dal Gun is a stuntman who also takes care of his orphaned nephew. Unfortunately, his nephew dies in a plane crash. Along with Go Hae Ri, a NIS agent, he begins to uncover the web of corruption behind the plane crash.

Main Characters

Lee Seung Gi as Cha Dal Gun - vagabond
Lee Seung Gi as Cha Dal Gun

Lee Seung Gi plays the role of “Cha Dal Gun” who is a stuntman & also takes care of his nephew. His nephew dies in a plane crash. He comes to know that the plane crash is a governmental conspiracy & begins to reveal the truth.

Bae Suzy as Go Hae Ri - vagabond
Bae Suzy as Go Hae Ri

Bae Suzy plays the role of “Go Hae Ri” who is a NIS agent. She meets Cha Dal Gun in Morocco & they began to uncover the corruption behind the plane crash.

Shun Sung Rok as Gi Tae Ung - vagabond
Shun Sung Rok as Gi Tae Ung

Shin Sung Rok plays the role of “Gi Tae Ung” who is the head of the National Intelligence Agency’s information team. He also works to reveal the truth about the plane crash.

Why You Should Watch?

Vagabond is an action-packed drama that will never let you down. The action scenes will keep you hooked on to the drama. It is visually entertaining, the main character jumping off buildings, surviving car accidents, and dodging bullets.

The drama also builds up the mystery of the plane crash. You will not be able to guess the real culprit behind the crash till the end. The mystery of this drama gives you thrills.

Talking about romance, the drama doesn’t include much romance though we can see some chemistry building up between Cha Dal Gun & Go Hae Ri as they keep digging the truth.

Cha Dal Gun & Go Hae Ri

We get to know how corruption happens, why it happens & who is behind them. You will want to binge-watch the drama as you will be eager to know how the truth is unfolded.

The ending! You will be disappointed to know what happens in the end. There is hope for season 2 of Vagabond soon as the story is incomplete. The ending scene is already shown at the beginning of the 1st episode.

Overall, Vagabond is a great watch that is worth investing your time in. You will love to see the action, mystery, some chemistry between the main characters & how the story goes forward.

Other dramas of Lee Seung Gi –

  • Mouse
  • A Korean Odyssey
  • Gu Family Book
  • My Girlfriend is a Gumiho

Other dramas of Bae Suzy –

  • Start-Up
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • Uncontrollably Fond
  • Gu Family Book


Here are some questions answered that you may ask.

Is the Vagabond worth watching?

Definitely Yes! If you want some action & mystery, you should watch Vagabond. The story is good, action scenes are great that will make you binge watch the drama.

Where can I watch the Vagabond drama?

You can watch the drama on Netflix. If you don’t have a Netflix subscription, you can still watch it on free streaming sites.

Is Vagabond family-friendly?

Yes, the drama is family-friendly. Though there are some kissing scenes between the main characters.

How long are the episodes?

All the episodes’ duration is about 70 mins. There is a total of 16 episodes.


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Hi! I'm Lily Park from USA. I started watching dramas as a hobby & now I'm addicted to them. Just can't stop watching them. My favorite drama is Business Proposal.

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