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Title: 화유기 / A Korean Odyssey
Also known as: Hwayuki
Chinese Title: 花遊記
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 20 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: tvN
Broadcast period: 2017-Dec-23 to 2018-March-04
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
Jang Keun Suk as Peacock (ep.3)

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 5.290 4.9
2017-12-24 2 4.849 5.4
2017-12-25 2 (Final Ver.) 5.623 6.2
2018-01-06 3 5.614 7.1
2018-01-07 4 6.060 7.0
2018-01-13 5 6.102 6.2
2018-01-14 6 6.942 -
2018-01-20 7    
2018-01-21 8    
2018-01-27 9    
2018-01-28 10    
2018-02-03 11    
2018-02-04 12    
2018-02-10 13    
2018-02-11 14    
2018-02-17 15    
2018-02-18 16    
2018-02-24 17    
2018-02-25 18    
2018-03-03 19    
2018-03-04 20    

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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(Other Photo from Official Site)

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

36 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!!!!!!!

  10. 10
    Nyunyu Says:

    The big mistake for hwayugi.
    When samja singing at audition and woo ma wang hit the table and all of demon faint and fly away, i saw clearly the rope to hold the extras.
    A bit dissatisfied which the production not detailed for each scene

  11. 11
    MaxT Says:

    This drama is pretty good. 9/10

  12. 12
    Dalia Says:

    Is 20 episodes and is going to finish on feb 26 followed by Live.

  13. 13
    Hwayugi: A Korean Odyssey – General Damselfly Says:

    […] Did I mention I was excited about Hwayugi? […]

  14. 14
    Reca Says:

    Nice cymistery for ep 1-2 it’s with be very good drama in last year I think

  15. 15
    Lclarakl Says:

    The Hong Sisters? Must watch.

  16. 16
    Kahlan Says:

    I did not watch the drama live. I am glad that I did because there was a problem when they aired it. I would have been pissed too. The first two episodes are good.

  17. 17
    astri Says:

    like this drama

  18. 18
    Nachan Says:

    Oh my cute oppa… 😘❤ seunggi
    Love this drama… Cant wait for next episode 😢

  19. 19
    jarlieuy Says:

    omg…. LSG so manly… trailers keep me thrilled

  20. 20
    Amy Says:

    I love it so much. Can’t stop watching ep 1 & ep 2 again and again and again. I’m addicted to it.

  21. 21
    loli Says:

    I like it much!!!!

  22. 22
    Jano Ezz Says:

    why havent the 3rd episode been uploaded??????????????????

  23. 23
    BirddyBuddy Says:

    I’m dying waiting for the next EP 😭😅❤️ EP 3& 4 Plsss come paliiiiiiiiiiiii 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  24. 24
    Sete ahmad harahap Says:

    I see more rumours bout this drama , once again this week EPs 3 will be not airing cuz investigation by police bout accident last week , I hope not cuz I’m so curious since last week , plizz don’t😢😢

  25. 25
    happy Says:

    this drama is so good!
    i love all the main actors and actress. i could not expect any less from them.

    BRAVO ^-^

  26. 26
    Simon K Says:

    So far so good. As a Chinese, I watched many different version of “journey to the West”. The Hong sister’s version is so different that I don’t mind watching again. Very surprise to see four famous actor/actress together.

  27. 27
    kissasian Says:

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  28. 28
    Yoon Yoon Says:

    Oppa Lee Saung Gi I Love You 😉

  29. 29
    Samantha G. Says:

    I found my liked drama for this year 2018, Bravo! LSG, long-times no see.

  30. 30
    Yo-yo Says:

    This Kdrama is an adaptation from “Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons” sequel in modern world. I love all the casts here especially the 4 main leads: Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, Oh Yeon Seo and Lee Hong Ki. All of them are good in humorous skills. Fighting, Hwayuki!!!

  31. 31
    Pepito Says:

    He is cameo in this drama http://star.koreandrama.org/jang-geun-suk/

  32. 32
    Pepito Says:

    Additional Cast Members:

    Sung Hyuk – Ha Sun-Nyeo
    Song Jong-Ho – Kang Dae-Sung
    Kal So-Won – Jin Sun-Mi (young)
    Kim Ji-Soo – Na Chal-Nyeo (special appearance)
    Jang Keun-Suk – Peacock (ep.3)

  33. 33
    Pepito Says:

    Additional Cast Members:

    Sung Hyuk – Ha Sun-Nyeo
    Song Jong-Ho – Kang Dae-Sung
    Kal So-Won – Jin Sun-Mi (young)
    Kim Ji-Soo – Na Chal-Nyeo (special appearance)
    Jang Keun-Suk – Peacock (ep.3)

  34. 34
    ulita pepe Says:

    wonderful drama. the cast is perfect. thank u, guys. u make a great job 😉

  35. 35
    C. H. A. N Says:

    Seunggi oppa is very skinny here 😢

  36. 36
    BirddyBuddy Says:

    2 more sleep 😭😂 yaaayyyy can’t waittt ..what will happen when Sam Jang knows that Son O gong love her for real 😍😍😍

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