Cafe Minamdang is comedy-crime series about Nam Han-jun and his team as they solve cases for monetary gain. The series is streaming on Netflix.
The CEO of a hotel calls Nam Han-jun to assist her search for a new general manager but he ends up revealing that her colleague, Ko Ju-won is a criminal who harassed a former employee and caused her to commit suicide. So who exactly is this Nam Han-jun.
The rising star of Daen-gu
Nam Han-jun proclaims to be a shaman who contacts the spirits to solve people’s problems for a nominal fee. He works out of the Cafe Minamdang where any client needs to make a reservation first to meet him.
In reality, Han-jun is actually a former criminal profiler who has brilliant observational skills and is great at deductive reasoning. He also has help from his brother and sister.
His sister is Nam Hye-jun, who worked for the National Intelligence Service and provides him with all kinds of information and video surveillance, and his brother is Su-cheol is good at tracking down people and other things and is the muscle of the operation.
His unclear past
Lieutenant Han Jae-hui doesn’t buy into Han-jun’s shaman persona and tries to investigate him further. She also has doubts that he’s the same person involved in a previous case of hers, something that she might be right about.
In the epilogue, it is revealed that there was an incident that might connect the two and that Han-jun was very distressed following that incident.