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The Legend 

Taewang sasingi (original title)
A fairy tale about king-Arthur-type main character, story of karma, passions and political ambitions in the ancient kingdom.




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Series cast summary:
Kwang-rok Oh Kwang-rok Oh ...  Hyeon-go 24 episodes, 2007
Min-su Choi ...  Daejangro 23 episodes, 2007
Sang-won Park Sang-won Park ...  Yeon Ga Ryo 22 episodes, 2007
Yong-jun Bae ...  Damdeok 21 episodes, 2007
So-Ri Moon ...  Seo Kiha 21 episodes, 2007
Ji-Ah Lee ...  Sujini 21 episodes, 2007
Tae-young Yoon Tae-young Yoon ...  Yeon Hogae 21 episodes, 2007
Hyeok-i Kim Hyeok-i Kim ...  Dal Gu 21 episodes, 2007
Mi-kyung Kim Mi-kyung Kim ...  Bason 21 episodes, 2007
Sung-Min Park Sung-Min Park ...  Sa Ryang 19 episodes, 2007
Jeong-hak Park ...  Go Woo Cheung 18 episodes, 2007
Eun-Jeong Shin Eun-Jeong Shin ...  Dal Bi 18 episodes, 2007
Phillip Lee Phillip Lee ...  Cheo Ro 14 episodes, 2007


In prehistoric era the god Hwan-woong had to seal the powers of the 'Four Gods' in certain artifacts and left them in the care of certain people, telling them that they will wake when the king of Jyushin is born. Many centuries later, Damdeok, the reincarnation of Hwan-woong, was born. Along with him, the artifacts of the four guardians of the king appeared. Written by DramaWiki

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Release Date:

11 September 2007 (South Korea) See more »

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The Story of the First King's Four Gods See more »

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The lead actor Bae Yong Joon was injured several times during the filming. First he was hit by an opposite actor's sword when performing the stunts. Then his neck and shoulder ligaments were injured severely when an actor during a wire action scene fell on top of him. Then Bae Yong-joon also injured his knee while landing. The drama had been supposed to be a dozen episodes longer but it had to be stopped because the actor had to treat his injuries. See more »

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A masterpiece
14 March 2011 | by vivianadevaSee all my reviews

I have just discovered this TV show and I just couldn't stop watching it till the end. It is a true epic masterpiece that has you completely fascinated. It has everything one may need in watching this kind of series: both funny and sad moments,amazing fighting scenes, great actors, amazing script, mythology, friendship and true love. And the soundtrack is also exceptional. I just wished that I could see more of Damdeok and Sujini in the last part of the series, and I think this is one of the rare times I cried at the end and also every other time I re watched the episodes. Because the truth is that this is one of those shows that you can watch over and over again, never get tired of it and still watch it every time like it is your first time. Absolutely amazing masterpiece. It is worth watching again and again and again and again.

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