The Legend of the Blue Sea

Hi guys! Hope you enjoyed my previous posting on K-Drama 🙂 As usual, today I brought up with another Korean drama called “The Legend of the Blue Sea” starred by two big “Hallyu” stars, Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho. I am sure that those who are fond of K-dramas are already aware of their popularity across Asia! It was aired on SBS every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:00 started from 16 November 2016 until 25 January 2017.

Excited to know more about the drama? Then Scroll down!⏬

Plot

Inspired by a classic Joseon legend from Korea’s first collection of unofficial historical tales, about a fisherman who capture and kidnapped a mermaid, this drama tells the love story between the son of a Joseon noble family named Kim Dam-ryeong (Lee Min-ho) and a mermaid he named Se-hwa (Jun Ji-hyun). When Dam-ryeong was a kid, he almost drowned but was saved by a mermaid. Following the incident, they became friends and Dam-ryeong named her Se-hwa, after his younger sister. They ended up falling in love, but one day Dam-ryeong was forced by his family to marry another girl. Devastated by the news, Se-hwa decides to leave Dam-ryeong forever and erased all his memories of her and their love. However, fate brings them back together and they tried to escape from humans who were going to separate them. Fearing that the same ill-fate that afflicts himself and Se-hwa will replay itself, Dam-ryeong sends an artifact to be discovered in the future to try and warn his future self.

The fates of Dam-ryeong and Se-hwa become entwined with their modern-day incarnations. Dam-ryeong was reborn as Heo Joon-jae, a charming con-artist. He meets a mermaid who looks like Se-hwa (whom he later named Shim Cheong) in Spain, and she was quickly besotted by him. Linked by dreams and mysterious artifacts, Joon-jae learns of Dam-ryeong’s world and his own fate, as he tries to prevent the same tragedy from befalling.

Main Casts

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Jun Ji-hyun as Se-hwa / Shim Cheong

  • Kal So-won as child Se-hwa
  • Shin Eun-soo as teenage Se-hwa

A mermaid in the Joseon era / A modern-day mermaid who arrives in Seoul to follow her only love, Joo-jae. She has super strength and the ability to read and erase one’s memory.

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Lee Min-ho as Kim Dam-ryeong / Heo Joon-jae

  • Jeon Jin-seo as child Kim Dam-ryeong / Heo Joon-jae
  • Park Jin-young as teenage Kim Dam-ryeong / Heo Joon-jae

The town head and son of a magistrate in the Joseon era who fell in love with a mermaid / A modern-day con-man who uses his looks and wit to transform into different people and conduct scams. He eventually met a mermaid whom he fell in love with again in his present life.

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Supporting Casts

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Ratings

In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

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To make you guys convenient,  I’ll put down the link to watch the full episodes of  “The Legend of the Blue Sea” 🙂

https://www.viki.com/tv/32240c-the-legend-of-the-blue-sea?locale=en

Hope you guys enjoy the drama! Last but not least, if you’re interested in any particular genre whether it is comedy, romance, medical or fantasy etc. Do not hesitate to comment! I will be very pleased to help you out!😄

Thank you.

posted by: @sy13599

[Bibliography]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_the_Blue_Sea

http://asianwiki.com/The_Legend_of_the_Blue_Sea

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