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Title: 화유기 / A Korean Odyssey
Also known as: Hwayuki
Chinese Title: 花遊記
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 16 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: tvN
Broadcast period: 2017-Dec-23 to 2018-Feb-11
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:00


This Hong sisters drama is a reinterpretation of classic chinese novel “Journey to the West” into the present days with a romantic-fantasy twist. The story depicts the journey of seeking true light in the dark world of 2017 where the evil gods are widespread.

In 2017, Son Oh Gong (Lee Seung Ki) and King Wooma (Cha Seung Won) are in conflict with each other and they look for a true light in a dark world where evils exists everywhere.


Main Cast

Lee Seung Ki as Son Oh Gong
Cha Seung Won as King Wooma
Oh Yeon Seo as Jin Sun Mi
Kal So Won as Jin Sun Mi (young)
Lee Hong Ki as P.K
Jang Kwang as Yoon Dae Sik

Supporting Cast

Song Jong Ho as Kang Dae Sung
Lee El as Ma Ji Young
Lee Se Young as Bong Soon
Kim Sung Oh as Lee Han Joo
Sung Hyuk as General Dong
Sung Ji Roo as Soobori
Yoon Bo Ra as Alice
Kang Sung Pil


Kim Ji Soo as Na Chal Nyeo

Production Credits

Director: Park Hong Kyun
Screenwriters: Hong Jung Eun, Hong Mi Ran


Park Bo Geum was offered a lead role, but declined.

Choo Ja Hyun was originally cast in the role of Na Chal Nyeo, but had to be replaced by Kim Ji Soo due to pregnancy.

Netflix has the international streaming rights for this series.

Episode Ratings

Date Episode AGB TNmS
2017-12-23 1    
2017-12-24 2    
2017-12-30 3    
2017-12-31 4    
2018-01-06 5    
2018-01-07 6    
2018-01-13 7    
2018-01-14 8    
2018-01-20 9    
2018-01-21 10    
2018-01-27 11    
2018-01-28 12    
2018-02-03 13    
2018-02-04 14    
2018-02-10 15    
2018-02-11 16    

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea (Nationwide)

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

*** Note: This drama is aired on Pay-TV channel which has fewer viewers than Free-TV channels. So, please don’t be surprised with the low rating. ***


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Official Site

Official Trailer
Trailer I (Son Oh Gong)
Trailer I (King Wooma)
Trailer I (Jin Sun Mi)
Trailer II (Son Oh Gong)
Trailer II (King Wooma)
Trailer II (Jin Sun Mi)
Trailer III (Son Oh Gong)
Trailer III (King Wooma)
Trailer IV
5 Minutes Highlight

Watch Online in Viki.com

9 Responses to “A Korean Odyssey”

  1. 1
    Blue Elephant Says:

    WB Lee Seung Ki!!!!!

  2. 2
    lyn Says:

    Lee Seung Ki together again with Cha Seung Won.

  3. 3
    Jarlieuy Says:

    Omg seungi ah….. cant wait

  4. 4
    Hyukjae Says:

    Omg cha seung won and lee sung gi will work together after their last drama You’re All Surrounded. I’m so looooking forward to see this!!!!! Fighting oppa!!!!!!! I love the lead casts, btw. Hihi ❤❤❤

  5. 5
    Lee Jae Shin Says:

    wow Lee Seungi…

  6. 6
    ulita Says:

    Waiting for this drama so much😁 wonderful cast and synopsis… It’s the Christmas present 🎁

  7. 7
    Freedomdemon Says:

    Look forward to this drama~!!! **Y
    Begin wait for it release~!!!
    Have much of my favorite actors act in this drama~!!!
    Thank you~!!!

  8. 8
    Raymond Says:

    What a huge relief park bo geum declined lead role offer. Lee seung gi are way~ better.

  9. 9
    Dramacool Says:

    Waiting for this drama so much!!!!!!!

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