The Moon That Embraces the Sun

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Title: 해를 품은 달 / The Moon That Embraces the Sun
Chinese Title: 月亮怀抱太阳
Also known as: The Sun and The Moon / The Moon Embracing the Sun
Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Period
Episodes: 20 + 2 Special
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-04 to 2012-Mar-15
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55

Synopsis

“The Moon Embracing The Sun” tells a love story between King Lee Hwon and a female shaman named Wol. Wol was born from a noble family and became the crown princess, but she was entrapped and faced execution. Finally, she lived as a shaman.

Cast

Main Cast

Kim Soo Hyun as Lee Hwon
- Yeo Jin Goo as Lee Hwon (young)
Han Ga In as Wol / Heo Yeon Woo
- Kim Yoo Jung as Wol / Heo Yeon Woo (young)
Jung Il Woo as Prince Yang Myung
- Lee Min Ho (1993) as Prince Yang Myung (young)
Kim Min Seo as Yoon Bo Kyung
- Kim So Hyun as Yoon Bo Kyung (young)

The Palace

Kim Young Ae as Queen Jeonghui (Lee Hwon’s grandmother)
Ahn Nae Sang as as King Sung Jo (Lee Hwon’s father)
Kim Sun Kyung as Queen So Hye (Lee Hwon’s mother)
Nam Bo Ra as Princess Min Hwa (Lee Hwon’s sister)
- Jin Ji Hee as Princess Min Hwa (young)
Jung Eun Pyo as Hyung Sun
Song Jae Rim as Kim Chae Woon
- Lee Won Geun as Kim Chae Woon (young)
Yoon Hee Suk as Hong Kyu Tae as Hong Gyu Tae
Kim Ye Ryung as Lady Park (Yang Myung’s mother)
Seo Hyun Chul as Shim San
Lee Seung Hyung as Han Jae Gil
Chu Gwi Jung as Court Lady Jo
Kim Min Kyung as Court Lady Min
Kang Chan Yang as palace maid
Hong Hyun Taek as royal prince (cameo, ep.20)

The Sungsuchung

Jun Mi Sun as Female shaman Jang Nok Young
Kim Ik Tae as Hye Gak
Bae Noo Ri as Jan Shil
- Jo Min Ah as Jan Shil (young)
Jang Young Nam as Ali (cameo, ep 1)

Heo Family

Sun Woo Jae Duk as Heo Young Jae (Yeon Woo and Yeom’s father)
Yang Mi Kyung as Shin Jung Kyung (Yeon Woo and Yeom’s mother)
Song Jae Hee as Heo Yeom
- Si Wan as Heo Yeom (young)
- Kim Jin Woo as Yeom (child)
Yoon Seung Ah as Seol
- Suh Ji Hee as Seol (young)

Yoon Family

Kim Eung Soo as Yoon Dae Hyung (Bo Kyung’s father)
Jang Hee Soo as Mrs. Kim (Bo Kyung’s mother)
Kim Seung Wook as Yoon Soo Chan

Production Credits

Director: Kim Do Hoon
Screenwriter: Jin Soo Wan

Awards

2012 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Actress Acting Awards, Yang Mi Kyung
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Best Child Actress Acting Awards, Kim Yoo Jung
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Best Child Actress Acting Awards, Kim So Hyun
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Best Child Actor Acting Awards, Yeo Jin Goo
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Popularity Actor Awards, Kim Soo Hyun (The Moon That Embraces the Sun)
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Writer of the Year, Jin Soo Wan (The Moon That Embraces the Sun)
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actress Awards (Mini Series): Han Ga In (The Moon That Embraces the Sun)
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actor Awards (Mini Series): Kim Soo Hyun (The Moon That Embraces the Sun)
2012 MBC Drama Awards: Drama of the Year
2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards: Top Excellence Actor: Kim Soo Hyun (The Moon That Embraces the Sun)
2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Drama (The Moon That Embraces the Sun)

Notes

- Based on the novel 해를 품은 달 (The Moon That Embraces the Sun) by Jung Eun Gwol (first published December 29, 2005), who is also the author of the novel that Sungkyunkwan Scandal was based on.

- Actor Joo Won was originally cast as Prince Yang Myung, but dropped out of the show due to Ojakgyo Brothers being extended. Actor Jung Il Woo has been replaced for this role.

- Actor Kim Jeong Hoon scheduled to play Heo Yeom but dropped out the series prior to filming due to his album being released early 2012 in Japan. Song Jae Hee has been replaced for this role.

- The Ratings for this drama dropped significantly on 29/Feb/2012 due to the Live Broadcasting of FIFA World Cup Qualification of Asia Region on the same time.

- On 6/March/2012, MBC confirms that Episode 19 & 20 will not air this week and will air Special Episodes in its place due to the MBC labor strike. (Source)

- Kim Soo Hyun sings the song “You Are The One” for this drama series’ OST which will be released 13/March/2012 in Korea.

Episode Title & Episode Preview

Epsiode Title Preview
1 Two Suns and a Moon NA
2 Two Moons and a Sun Preview
3 Like Petals, Like Fireworks Preview
4 One Sun, one Moon Preview
5 Fallen Moon Preview
6 Hidden Moon Preview
7 Shaman Wol – Moon Preview
8 Shaman Who Absorbs Adversity Preview
9 Moon That Is Hidden Beside The Sun Preview
10 Correspondence Of The Dead Preview
11 Secret Love Preview
12 Road Of Tears Preview
13 Witch Hunt Preview
14 Why Am I DEad? Preview
15 Once Again Two Suns and Two Moons Preview
16 True Identity Of The Moon Preview
17 The Sun Embracing The Moon Preview
18 Bloody Precursor Preview
19 Rebellion Preview
20 The Moon Embracing the Sun Preview

Episode Ratings (TNmS Media Korea)

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2012-01-04 1 15.0 (3rd) 16.9 (3rd)
2012-01-05 2 17.3 (3rd) 20.8 (2nd)
2012-01-11 3 19.4 (2nd) 22.3 (1st)
2012-01-12 4 20.6 (2nd) 25.1 (1st)
2012-01-18 5 21.6 (2nd) 24.9 (1st)
2012-01-19 6 25.9 (1st) 28.6 (1st)
2012-01-25 7 25.5 (1st) 28.8 (1st)
2012-01-26 8 26.2 (1st) 29.4 (1st)
2012-02-01 9 28.4 (1st) 32.3 (1st)
2012-02-02 10 30.5 (1st) 35.1 (1st)
2012-02-08 11 34.3 (1st) 38.6 (1st)
2012-02-09 12 33.7 (1st) 37.8 (1st)
2012-02-15 13 34.6 (1st) 39.3 (1st)
2012-02-16 14 37.2 (1st) 42.0 (1st)
2012-02-22 15 37.7 (1st) 42.6 (1st)
2012-02-23 16 39.8 (1st) 45.5 (1st)
2012-02-29 17 33.3 (1st) 36.1 (1st)
2012-03-01 18 40.7 (1st) 47.0 (1st)
2012-03-07 Special 1 24.7 (1st) 26.0 (1st)
2012-03-08 Special 2 19.8 (3rd) 21.7 (1st)
2012-03-14 19 38.9 (1st) 42.9 (1st)
2012-03-15 20 42.3 (1st) 46.5 (1st)

Episode Ratings (AGB Nielson)

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2012-01-04 1 18.0 (3rd) 19.7 (2nd)
2012-01-05 2 19.9 (2nd) 22.2 (1st)
2012-01-11 3 23.2 (1st) 26.1 (1st)
2012-01-12 4 23.4 (2nd) 26.0 (1st)
2012-01-18 5 24.9 (1st) 28.3 (1st)
2012-01-19 6 29.3 (1st) 32.9 (1st)
2012-01-25 7 29.7 (1st) 33.8 (1st)
2012-01-26 8 31.7 (1st) 35.3 (1st)
2012-02-01 9 34.5 (1st) 38.9 (1st)
2012-02-02 10 37.1 (1st) 40.5 (1st)
2012-02-08 11 37.1 (1st) 41.7 (1st)
2012-02-09 12 37.1 (1st) 40.8 (1st)
2012-02-15 13 38.4 (1st) 42.9 (1st)
2012-02-16 14 37.6 (1st) 42.1 (1st)
2012-02-22 15 39.1 (1st) 43.1 (1st)
2012-02-23 16 41.3 (1st) 46.1 (1st)
2012-02-29 17 36.0 (1st) 39.7 (1st)
2012-03-01 18 41.2 (1st) 45.8 (1st)
2012-03-07 Special 1 24.5 (1st) 26.9 (1st)
2012-03-08 Special 2 19.2 (2nd) 20.9 (2nd)
2012-03-14 19 38.7 (1st) 41.8 (1st)
2012-03-15 20 42.2 (1st) 45.8 (1st)

*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here

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1,467 Responses to “The Moon That Embraces the Sun”

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  1. 1276
    Marchioness Says:

    Really, really loved this one!

  2. 1277
    cyh Says:

    Why cant download OST?

  3. 1278
    sherrytopaz Says:

    it’s been 3months since i’ve watched this kdrama and finally it will be air here soon in the Philippines…

  4. 1279
    shine Says:

    5 thumbs up!! One of my favorite korean drama ever. All the cast are very good in their acting especially Prince Yang Myung ( Jung Il Woo) Kim Soo Hyun (Lee Hwon). Hope that you will continue doing good drama. all the best.

  5. 1280
    aj marcelino Says:

    i love this movie !!! very beautiful ^_^

  6. 1281
    aj marcelino Says:

    i love this movie !!! very beautiful ^_^
    this movie is so interisting :D

  7. 1282
    keem wong Says:

    totally love this drama.. can’t wait for the tv premier this august in the Phil. on GMA7.. :)

  8. 1283
    khayie Says:

    with two thumbs -up! this drama was so….beautiful… i cant choose words to describe it, but its really2 great! full of emotions inside. very much recommended to watch… hope my fellow filipino’s like this too..

  9. 1284
    Ivy Says:

    Great acting.. Great Actors.. Great story line.. Love it!!!

  10. 1285
    cute saranghe Says:

    i have started watching this drama and i think this drama is really really enjoyable to watch..

  11. 1286
    matt Says:

    Oml. This is amazing~ So understand why it achieved 50% of people in Korea to tune in for the very last moment. Good work~! ;D

  12. 1287
    Fitria Says:

    I love this drama. Awesome!! Kim Soo Hyun, you’re amazing. Two thumbs up for all the casts :D

  13. 1288
    wynn Says:

    after this drama, what do he gonna do for the next? songs? videos? or else? (*. *) please tell me, if any one of you know!!! thanks~!!! (^- ^)
    i m waiting more of his good news!!! (~. ^)

  14. 1289
    jmac Says:

    AWESOME korean drama.. in my personal opinion, this would be the KOREAN DRAMA OF 2012. i think im inlove with HAN GA IN =’)

  15. 1290
    putra Says:

    i love this drama

  16. 1291
    cute saranghe Says:

    wooooooooooooooooooooooowwwwwww oh my god.this drama deserve an award.because this drama touched my soul and lonely fillings.hehehehe keep it up your good work specially the director of this drama. jeong ill woo..fighting fighting….and god bless..

  17. 1292
    zawizawibrot Says:

    OMG THIS IS AMAZING!

  18. 1293
    rykoe Says:

    can’t describe it….!!!

  19. 1294
    ance Says:

    this goes to my #1 list!!!! its a complete package! let’s all fall in love, cry, laugh, hate and anticipate their love story!

  20. 1295
    the King 2hearts « Justmeinwp Says:

    [...] – The drama previously set to air on 14/March/2012 but delay to 21/March/2012 due to the 2 additional special episode of previous drama The Moon That Embraces the Sun [...]

  21. 1296
    Kevin Says:

    Can’t wait here in the philippines the trailer was awesome and the kid is from dong yi GMA 7 rocks on korean dramas

  22. 1297
    novievasquez Says:

    I love this drama finall in monday is air in phil.

  23. 1298
    christine sevilla Says:

    ngayon na magsisimula ang the moon embracing the sun……. im so excited na … nyahahhahaha :P ……

  24. 1299
    michelle Says:

    son yeon jae i love you in the olypic you get 5th but at my heart you are 1st

  25. 1300
    thiri Says:

    KIM SOO HYUN is very attractive. i love it. kim soo hyun was very amazing my heart…………….

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