Posts Tagged ‘ Historical ’

Kim Soo Ro

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  • Title: 김수로 / Kim Soo Ro
  • Genre: Historical
  • Episodes: 32
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2010-May-29 to TBA
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:45

Synopsis

This drama charts the life of Kim Soo Ro, legendary founder of Geumgwan Gaya, the ruling city-state of the Gaya confederacy, which dominated sea trade and iron working during the Three Kingdoms Period. Kim Soo Ro’s fiery temperament, charisma and intelligence are his only defense in the extended political struggle, with competition for the throne from his half-brother and lifelong rival, Ijinashi, his former friend Suk Tal Hae, and the dangerous ambitions of Shin Kwi Gan.

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Merchant Kim Man Deok

Merchant Kim Man Deok

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  • Title: 거상 김만덕 / Geosang Kim Man Deok
  • Also known as: Merchant Kim Man Deok / Colossus Kim Man Deok / The Great Merchant
  • Genre: Historical
  • Episodes: 30
  • Broadcast network: KBS1
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Mar-06 to 2010-Jun-13
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:40

Synopsis

This drama depicts the life of Kim Man Deok, a woman born on Jeju Island who transcended her lowly status as a gisaeng as well as the restraints of her birthplace, considered at the time to be a remote place of exile, to become a successful female merchant in the Joseon Era. She later became a famous model of virtue and nobility when she donated all her assets to aid the residents of Jeju during a famine, saving countless lives.

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Jejoongwon

Jejoongwon

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  • Title: 제중원 (濟眾院) / Jejoongwon
  • Genre: Medical, Historical
  • Episodes: 36
  • Broadcast Network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Jan-04 to 2010-May-??
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55

Synopsis

Jejoongwon is the first modern hospital in Korea established in the Joseon era in 1885. Baek Do Yang is a nobleman who gives up his status to enter its ranks. Hwang Jung is a butcher’s son who becomes a physician, while Seok Ran enters Jejoongwon as an interpreter but takes on medical training to become a doctor.

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Chuno/The Slave Hunter

Chuno

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  • Title: 추노 / Chuno
  • Also known as: Pursuing Servants / Slave Hunter
  • Genre: Historical, fusion
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast Network: KBS2
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Jan-06 to 2010-Mar-25
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 9:55 PM
  • See inserts: Chuno OST

Synopsis

Chuno follows the story of Lee Dae Gil, a man of high birth whose family was ruined when Won Ki Yoon, a slave, burnt down his house and escaped with his sister, Un Nyun, who was in love with Dae Gil. Driven by his desire for revenge, he survived his harsh years on the street and made his name as a slave hunter, dedicated in his pursuit to find Un Nyun, his first and only love. Song Tae Ha is a General of the Army who became a slave after being falsely accused of a crime he did not commit, and finds himself on the run from Dae Gil’s relentless pursuit. Both men become entangled in a love triangle with Un Nyun, who is no longer a runaway slave, but Kim Hye Won, a nobleman’s daughter.

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The Reputable Family

The Reputable Family

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  • Title: 명가 (名家) / Myeongga
  • English Title: The Reputable Family
  • Also known as: Great Family
  • Genre: Drama, historical, period
  • Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast network: KBS1
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Jan-02 to 2010-Feb-21
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:40

Synopsis

“The Reputable Family” revolves around the Choi family as they perform nobleness oblige. Main character played by Cha In Pyo has a spiritual supporter played by Han Go Eun, who is also his love interest. Kim Sung Min will play the evil character and rival to Cha In Pyo.

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Queen Seon Duk

Queen Seon Duk

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  • Title: 선덕여왕 (善德女王) / Seonduk Yeo Wang
  • Also known as: Queen Seon Duk
  • Tagline: The one who secures the people will acquire the world and rule the ages
  • Genre: Historical, period
  • Episodes: 62
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2009-May-25 to 2009-Dec-22
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesdays 21:55

Synopsis

Dukman was born a twin but was abandoned as a baby and sent to a place far away by her father, King Jinpyeong in order to protect her from being killed by an influenced royal court lady, Mishil who tries to snatch away the throne from the royal successor. Dukman was later brought back to the Silla palace, where she joined forces with her twin sister Princess Cheonmyong to oppose Mishil. However, Mi-shil devised sinister plans to have the two Silla princesses exiled from the kingdom, and in a secretive battle, Princess Cheonmyong was assassinated by Mi-shil. But Princess Dukman shrewdly enlisted the help of General Kim Yusin and eliminated her archenemy Mishil. She then became Queen Seon Duk, the first female ruler of the Silla kingdom. This drama is about a story of a beautiful queen, who has to give up her love to save the people and thus, leaving behind many brilliant achievements.

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