Historical Korean Drama

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Tag Archive : joseon

The Change of Destiny

Kingdom

Joseon

Kings

  • King Cheoljong
  • King Gojong (Last King of Joseon Dynasty)

Episodes

21

Main plot

  • King Cheoljong and his really bad rein under the pressure of the Amdong Kim clan
  • Worse than his predecessor this king (Gojong) have no power, his father rein like king and was very lack of leadership.
  • Everything happen around one beautiful couple that will live love in 3 different times of there live, as kids later as young adult and at the end as adult.

Summary

A story depicting a fierce struggle for the throne in Joseon. 

Choi Chun-joong (Park Si-hoo) is the best face reader in the nation. He was born into a prestigious family, but his family was killed off. He is looked down upon as a fortune-teller, but he eventually becomes the most powerful person in Joseon. He is aware of Joseon’s fate and tries to change it. He also devotes his life to the woman he loves.

Lee Bong-ryeon (Ko Sung-hee) is a beautiful princess and the daughter of King Cheoljong. She has a special ability to see the fate of people. Her ability is a blessing and, at the same time, a curse to her. Lee Bong-ryeon meets Choi Chun-joong and tries to change the fate of Joseon for the better.

Editor Comment

It is a good point of view of the last years of the Joseon dynasty, very interesting moments. Many mistakes made by the king with his peoples. Show the start of the occidental culture incursion to the peninsula. 

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War of Flowers

Kingdom

Joseon

Kings

  • King Injo
  • King Hyojong (Second son of King Injo

Episodes

50

Main plot

  • King Injo Surrender to the Qing Dynasty
  • Intrigues in the palace between the king concubines to get power and make there son’s king

Summary

King Injo was king during both the first and second Manchu invasions, which ended with the surrender of Joseon to the just established Qing dynasty in 1636.

Editor Comment

Is a little bit goofy when starting more comedy than drama, but after a few chapters start to move more in the drama and action. Very romantic with a lot of intrigues.

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