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Gerry T. Galacio

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Korean historical dramas synopses in Plain English
« on: July 07, 2016, 06:58:43 AM »
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1. “Six Flying Dragons” at http://campusconnection.blogspot.com/2016/06/six-flying-dragons-synopsis-by-episode.html (spoiler-free synopsis by episode)

Broadcast in Korea from October 2015 to April 2016 with videos available on the Internet; it’s a huge hit among fans and critics in Korea and among Internet viewers.

GMA7 or ABS-CBN will surely be interested in broadcasting this 50-episode drama about the political and ideological conflicts between Jeong Do-jeon (architect of the Joseon dynasty) and Lee Bang-won (3rd King of Joseon).

For action fans, there are lots of terrific sword fighting scenes (see for example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1cmuk8NRbc). For romance fans, there’s the love story between Bang-won and Boon-yi. And there are lots of political intrigues.

2. “The Flower in Prison” at http://campusconnection.blogspot.com/2016/05/the-flower-in-prison-synosis-by-episode.html (spoiler-free synopsis by episode)

Currently being broadcast in Korea (with videos available on the Internet) and also a big hit. The female lead character is born in prison and will become a lawyer under Joseon’s private litigation system.  

3. “Empress Ki” at http://campusconnection.blogspot.com/2014/10/empress-ki-koreanovela-on-gma7-episodes.html (overall synopsis with minimal spoilers)

4. “The King’s Doctor” at http://campusconnection.blogspot.com/2015/05/kings-doctor-horse-doctor-episodes-recap.html (spoiler-free synopsis by episode)

5. “A Jewel in the Palace” at http://campusconnection.blogspot.com/2016/05/a-jewel-in-the-palace-dae-jang-geum-synopsis.html (spoiler-free synopsis by episode; Lee Young-ae’s newest historical drama “Shin Saimdang” will be aired sometime in September)
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