Title: 화랑 / Hwarang: The Beginning
Chinese Title: 花郎
Also known as: Flowering Knights / The Beautiful Knights / Flower Knights: The Beginning / Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth
Genre: Historical, Romance
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2016-Dec-19 to 2017-Feb-21
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00


This drama was fully pre-produced before airing which is a departure from the live-shoot production format that characterizes most Korean dramas. The Filming Began on 2016-March-31 and Completed on 2016-Sep-01. The series will be simulcast in China.

The drama revolves around a group of youths who grow through passion and love in Seorabeol, the capital of the Kingdom of Silla.


Main Cast

Park Seo Joon as Moo Myung
Go Ah Ra as Ah Ro
Park Hyung Shik as Sam Maek Jong (later King Jinheung of Silla)


Choi Min Ho as Su Ho
Do Ji Han as Ban Ryu
Jo Yoon Woo as Yeo Wool
Kim Tae Hyung (V) as Han Sung
Kim Hyun Joon as Dan Se


Kim Ji Soo as Queen Jiso
Seo Ye Ji as Princess Sookmyung
Song Young Kyu as Hwi Kyung Kong

Wang Kyung people

Sung Dong Il as Wi Gong In
Choi Won Young as as Ahn Ji Gong
Yoo Jae Myung as Pa Oh
Kim Kwang Kyu as Pi Joo Ki
Lee Da In as as Soo Yeon

Mang Mang Chon people

Lee Kwang Soo as Mak Moon
Kim Won Hae as Woo Reuk

New kingdom supporterd

Kim Chang Wan as Park Young Sil
Lee Byung Joon as Ho Kong
Go In Bum as Kim Seub
Kim Jong Goo as Suk Hyun Je


Jin Joo Hyung as Jang Hyun
Shin Dong Woo as Mu Chul
Han Jung Hoon as Joo Ki
Cha Oh Bin
Song Min Hyung as Kim Hyung Won
Lee Min Ho as So Kam
Baek Jae Jin as Yang Jo Jang
Ban Min Jung as Mi Roo Hyang
Lee Kwan Hoon as Hyun Chu
Jun Bum Soo
Kim Tae Hoon

Production Credits

Production Company: Oh! Boy Project
Executive Producer: Jung Hae Ryong
Producer: Kim Hyung Suk, Park Jung Hye
Production Manager: Han Suk Won
Director: Yoon Sung Shik
Screenwriter: Park Eun Young

Episode Ratings

    Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
2016-12-19 1 7.9 (18th) 8.5 (11th) 6.9 6.8
2016-12-20 2 6.9 (19th) 6.5 (18th) 7.2 (16th) 6.7 (17th)
2016-12-26 3 11.1 (6th) 11.0 (4th) 13.1 (5th) 13.8 (4th)
2016-12-27 4 7.4 (19th) 7.8 (15th) 7.5 (17th) 7.2 (17th)
2017-01-02 5 7.4 (18th) 7.6 (14th) 7.6 (19th) 7.4 (20th)
2017-01-03 6 7.6 (18th) 8.0 (16th) 8.0 (16th) 7.2 (18th)
2017-01-09 7 7.2 (19th) 7.5 (17th) 6.9 7.2 (18th)
2017-01-10 8 7.2 (20th) 8.0 (15th) 7.6 (19th) 7.7 (15th)
2017-01-16 9 6.2 6.8 (20th) 6.7 (<7.2)
2017-01-17 10 7.1 (18th) 7.5 (18th) 8.3 (12th) 8.2 (12th)
2017-01-23 11        
2017-01-24 12        
2017-01-30 13        
2017-01-31 14        
2017-02-06 15        
2017-02-07 16        
2017-02-13 17        
2017-02-14 18        
2017-02-20 19        
2017-02-21 20        

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea

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


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Official Site

Official Wallpaper

Trailer I & Trailer I (english sub)
Trailer II
Trailer III
Trailer IV
Trailer V
Trailer VI
Trailer VII
Trailer VIII
Trailer IX
Trailer X
Trailer XI

Music Video:-
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  1. 51
    Robin Says:

    The princess looks cool in preview ep 11, i think if she were with moo myung, it s gonna be okay..

  2. 52
    Hwarang: The Beginning Ep 11 Eng Sub Says:

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