High budget Korean drama “The Legend” has achieved great success since screening in Korea on September 10. The half fictional epic-sci-fi drama is based on the story of the king of Goguryeo in ancient Korean era, has achieve a decent rating of over 20% since its first episode.

The first 3 episodes shared the story of the king when he was young, and featured some young Korean actors. Bae Yong-joon and other main cast (Moon So-ri and Lee Ji-ah etc.) were introduced in the 4th episode, and the ratings soared up to 31.7%.

Korean actor Bae Yong-joon
Actor Bae Yong-joon in The Legend

With the popularity of Bae, the drama is also highly anticipated in Japan. Japanese TV station NHK has announced that the drama will start showing on its channel from December 3.


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