Title: 군주 – 가면의주인 / Ruler: Master of the Mask
Chinese Title: 君主-假面的主人
Also Known as: Monarch
Genre: Historical, Political
Episodes: 20 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2017-May-10 to 2017-July-13
Air time: Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:00


This is a pre-produced drama. Filming began on 2016-December.

Set in the 18th-century Joseon, it tells the story of Crown Prince Lee Sun (Yoo Seung Ho) and his fight against a powerful and wealthy organization Pyunsoo-hwe that controls the country behind the scenes due to its monopoly of the nation’s water supply. With the help of the woman he loves named Han Ga Eun (Kim So Hyun), Lee overcomes adversity and grow as a just ruler.


Main Cast

Yoo Seung Ho as Crown Prince Sado Lee Sun
Kim So Hyun as Han Ga Eun
L as commoner Lee Sun
Yoon So Hee as Kim Hwa Goon

Supporting Cast

Heo Joon Ho as Dae Mok
Park Chul Min as Woo Bo (Lee Sun’s teacher)
Lee Chae Young as Mae Chang
Kim Myung Soo
Kim Sun Kyung
Choi Ji Na as Queen Jeongseong (Lee Sun’s mother)
Jung Doo Hong
Kim Byung Chul as Woo Jae
Bae Yoo Ram as Park Moo Ha
Shin Hyun Soo as Chung Woon
Jin Ki Joo as Choi Kang Suh
Kim Seo Kyung as Gon
Kim Young Woong as Jo Tae Ho
Jung Ah Mi as Court lady Han
Park Hyun Sook
Kong Jung Hwan
Kim Ho Jin
Lee Ki Young
Uhm Hyo Sup

Production Credits

Production Company: People Story Company, Huayi’s Brothers
Chief Producer: Han Hee
Producers: Jung Chan Hee, Bae Jung Hoon, Shim Jung Woon
Directors: Noh Do Chul, Park Won Gook
Screenwriter: Park Hye Jin, Jung Hae Ri

Episode Ratings

    Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
2017-05-10 1        
2017-05-11 2        
2017-05-17 3        
2017-05-18 4        
2017-05-24 5        
2017-05-25 6        
2017-05-31 7        
2017-06-01 8        
2017-06-07 9        
2017-06-08 10        
2017-06-14 11        
2017-06-15 12        
2017-06-21 13        
2017-06-22 14        
2017-06-28 15        
2017-06-29 16        
2017-07-05 17        
2017-07-06 18        
2017-07-12 19        
2017-07-13 20        

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea

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


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Official Site

Official Trailer
Trailer I
Trailer II
Trailer III
Trailer IV

Watch Online in Viki.com

10 Responses to “Ruler: Master of the Mask”

  1. 1
    priya Says:

    finally!. waiting for a long time. awesome cast and trailer. but still have to wait 🙁

  2. 2
    Tranglyy Says:

    my love …<

  3. 3
    OK OK OK Says:

    i like these 2 leads partner each other. 😛

  4. 4
    Nana Says:

    Omo OMo Omo, I can barely wait for this drama. 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

  5. 5
    Iamjuncci Says:

    My favorite leads… Yess…waiting!!!

  6. 6
    tigerb Says:

    i wonder if the story is based on real history

  7. 7
    conan Says:

    it’s nice to finally see you again Yoo Seung Ho 🙂

  8. 8
    Hannah Says:

    Love all four main casts!! Can’t wait for this drama!

  9. 9
    Ruler: Master of the Mask, o novo drama histórico da MBC Says:

    […] Fonte: Koreandrama […]

  10. 10
    CoolBeans Says:

    A set of great leads and supporting cast members! This is the only drama I am looking forward to seeing in the next month. Only the script can ruin this!

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