The Kingdom of The Winds – 바람의 나라

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Title: 바람의 나라 / The Kingdom of The Winds
Also known as: Country of Wind / The Land of Wind
Chines title : 风之国
Genre: Period Drama, Fantasy
Episodes: 36
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2008-Sept-04 to 2009-Jan-15
Air time: Wednesdays & Thursdays 21:55 (9:55 Korean time)

Synopsis

The drama about the life of Jumong’s grandson, Moo Hyul, who later became Daemusin.

Cast

Song Il Gook as Prince Moo Hyul / Daemusin
Choi Jung Won as Princess Yeon
Park Gun Hyung as Prince Do Jin
Jung Jin Young as King Yuri

Extended Cast

Kim Hye Ri as Lady Mi Yoo (Yeo Jin’s mother)
Lee Jong Won as Prince Hae Myeong (Moo Hyul’s brother)
Kim Hye Sung as Prince Yeo Jin
Oh Yoon Ah as Hye Ap
Kim Jae Wook as Chu Bal So
Jang Tae Sung as Ma Ro (Moo Hyul’s friend)
Kim Sang Ho as Ma Hwang
Park Sang Wook as Gwi Yoo
Han Jin Hee as King Daeso
Park Jung Hak as Sa Goo
Im Jung Eun as Princess Se Ryu
Kim Byung Gi as Sang Ga
Kim Gyu Chul as Myung Jin
Kim Won Hyo as Gong Chan
Kim Myung Soo as Goo Chu
Jung Sung Mo as Bae Geuk
Jung Da Bin as young Princess Se Ryu
?? as Queen Seohwa (Seryu & Moo Hyul’s mother)
?? as Tak Rok

Episode Ratings

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2008-09-04 Special 9.3 (12th) 9.1 (13th)
2008-09-10 1 14.7 (7th) 15.1 (6th)
2008-09-11 2 15.1 (6th) 15.1 (6th)
2008-09-17 3 15.8 (4th) 16.0 (4th)
2008-09-18 4 16.2 (3rd) 16.6 (2nd)
2008-09-24 5 16.1 (5th) 16.1 (4th)
2008-09-25 6 16.2 (5th) 15.7 (5th)
2008-10-01 7 15.5 (5th) 15.0 (5th)
2008-10-02 8 14.9 (6th) 14.6 (6th)
2008-10-08 9 13.6 (6th) 13.2 (7th)
2008-10-09 10 14.2 (8th) 13.9 (7th)
2008-10-15 11 18.4 (3rd) 18.2 (3rd)
2008-10-16 12 18.1 (3rd) 17.1 (4th)
2008-10-22 13 15.5 (7th) 15.0 (6th)
2008-10-23 14 16.5 (4th) 16.5 (4th)
2008-10-29 15 15.1 (4th) 14.2 (7th)
2008-10-30 16 15.7 (4th) 14.9 (6th)
2008-11-05 17 13.2 (6th) 12.7 (6th)
2008-11-06 18 15.9 (6th) 15.4 (6th)
2008-11-12 19 13.9 (7th) 13.3 (7th)
2008-11-13 20 17.0 (5th) 16.4 (5th)
2008-11-19 21 15.1 (5th) 14.6 (7th)
2008-11-20 22 16.9 (4th) 16.1 (7th)
2008-11-26 23 14.3 (8th) 13.4 (9th)
2008-11-27 24 15.9 (8th) 14.7 (9th)
2008-12-03 25 15.0 (7th) 14.3 (7th)
2008-12-04 26 15.7 (8th) 14.4 (9th)
2008-12-10 27 17.5 (4th) 17.4 (5th)
2008-12-11 28 19.2 (3rd) 18.5 (2nd)
2008-12-17 29 18.4 (5th) 18.1 (4th)
2008-12-18 30 18.5 (3rd) 18.7 (3rd)
2008-12-24 31 15.6 (5th) 15.4 (6th)
2008-12-25 32 19.2 (4th) 18.4 (4th)
2009-01-07 33 17.4 (4th) 16.7 (5th)
2009-01-08 34 18.1 (4th) 17.7 (3rd)
2009-01-14 35 18.8 (3rd) 18.0 (4th)
2009-01-15 36 20.7 (4th) 19.9 (4th)

Source: TNS Media Korea

Production Credits

Original Work: Comic by Kim Jin
Director: Kang Il Soo
Screenwriter: Choi Wan Kyu, Park Jin Woo, Jung Jin Ok

Awards

2008 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Song Il Gook and Choi Jung Won
2008 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actor (Song Il Gook)
2008 KBS Drama Awards: Mini Drama Excellence Award – Actor (Jung Jin Young)
2008 KBS Drama Awards: Mini Drama Excellence Award – Actress (Choi Jung Won)

Notes

– This drama is a remake of a comic by Kim Jin.
– One of the filming sites included a 45 day shoot in China.
– Song Il Gook will be portraying Jumong’s grandson. He also portrayed Jumong in ‘Jumong-Prince of The Legend‘ in 2006.

Official Site

OST – here or here

Watch Online with English subtitle

Watch Online with Chinese subtitle

source : http://www.koreandrama.org

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