Tracer (2022) Review


“Tracer” is an exhilarating chase action drama depicting the unstoppable activity of a strong man who experienced the taxation division 5 at the National Tax Service called the ‘garbage dump’ a place that is scarier than a judge for some. In the background of the current National Tax Service, where people’s interests are focused on money, it is adding interest by foretelling a new and refreshing story of the appearance of an expert chasing bad money.

Actors Im Si-wan, Go Ah-seong, Son Hyeon-joo, and Park Yong-woo’s lively performances that will permeate the characters will become the point of watching “Tracer”.

Im Si-wan plays Hwang Dong-joo,  the chief of taxation division 5 at the National Tax Service armed with brazenness and cunning. Go Ah-seong plays Seo Hye-young, a confident investigator of the taxation division 5 who breaks through the cowardly world head-on. Son Hyeon-joo plays “In Tae-jun,” the ambitious head of the Central Regional Tax Office. Park Yong-woo takes on the role of ‘Oh-yeong’, the head of the taxation division 5, whose job is to not work.

Hwang Dong Joo is the chief of taxation division 5 at the National Tax Service. He works hard to trace money that is hidden from the tax service. His team includes Seo Hye Young, who has a bright personality and his boss is Oh Young.

Meanwhile, In Tae Joon is the director of a regional tax office. He is an ambitious man, who has earned his way to the top through corrupt and illegal actions, all the while maintaining his cocky attitude.

“Tracer”, which will provide new fun with unpredictable developments and fresh materials. Well worth the wait.

The first stills released this time provide a glimpse into Im Si-wan’s new transformation that has never been seen before. Im Si-wan’s relaxed yet strong expression, who is in a tight confrontation with someone in the middle of the National Tax Service, raises expectations by foretelling an unprecedented character transformation as ‘Hwang Dong-ju’, a strong and brazen capable team leader who does not choose any means. The first stills of Im Si-wan, who are different from before, such as chasing an incident and keeping an eye on something, arouse tension and stimulate curiosity about the story that will take place in the drama.

Im Si-wan plays Hwang Dong-joo, the leader of the 2nd Division of the 5th Bureau of the Seoul Metropolitan Government in the drama. He is a handsome team leader newly appointed to the 5th Bureau of Loser Group Investigation, the representative of the National Tax Service, is a well-born genius, with a sensible and docile personality, as well as the ability to sarcastic sarcasm and ridicule others.

Son Hyeon-joo takes on the role of In Tae-joon, the current head of the Seoul Regional Tax Office, from the former head of the investigation bureau at the main office of the National Tax Service. He has a fast brain and an accurate eye for reading the flow of power. He has come this far by committing corruption and illegality by undressing dozens of people without guessing the origins of his filthy origin, but he always maintains a proud and noble attitude.

In ‘Tracer’, the protagonist, who possesses innate brilliance and an unobtrusive temperament, overturns the world in which he trampled on himself with a reversal that beats the stage of Korea’s most conservative National Tax Service, and an unprecedented ‘talkie’. It is a simple revenge play and an active play of tears and laughter.


  • Drama: Tracer
  • Native Title: 트레이서
  • Also Known As: Teuleiseo , Teureiseo
  • Screenwriter: Kim Hyun Jung
  • Director: Lee Seung Young
  • Genres: Mystery, Drama
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 16
  • Airs: Jan 7, 2022 – Feb 26, 2022
  • Airs On: Friday, Saturday
  • Original Network: MBC
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

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