Kwak Dong-Yeon plays a naive office worker in the new drama “Gaus Electronics” (literal translation). “Gaus Electronics” is a drama based on Kwak Baek Soo’s webtoon of the same name. The drama is produced by Pan Entertainment (When The Camellia Blooms) and directed by Park Junsu (The God of Music: Season 2). “Gaus Electronics” will premiere on MBC in 2022, though no specific date has been set.
Original Webtoon Gaus Electronics
“Gaus Electronics” is a legendary comedy webtoon that passed 1000 episodes on Naver Webtoon for the first time in 2015. From June 2011 to October 2019, the webtoon was serialized for over 8 years. It depicts the daily lives of office workers at the multinational conglomerate Gauss Electronics.
Even though the webtoon accurately portrayed the daily lives of regular salaried employees, the writer Kwak Baek-soo said that he had never been a salaried worker.
Lee Sang-Sik, a character played by Kwak Dong-Yeon
The webtoon “Gaus Electronics” features a large cast of characters. Among them, the creator chose Lee Sang-Sik as the protagonist. Lee Sang-Sik was the cover model for the first volume of “Gaus Electronics.”
Lee Sang-Sik is an example of a normal salaried worker. He is not the brightest person in the office, and he is frequently taken advantage of by other coworkers.
Lee Sang-Sik hasn’t been in a relationship in nearly 30 years, and the only women around him are those who constantly seek his assistance. By chance, he meets the parents of his senior female, and his life begins to change.