Mirror of the Witch

Mirror of the Witch


Total votes: 7459

Director: Jo Hyun Taek

Screenwriter: Yang Hyuk Moon

Aired on: May 13, 2016

Total Episodes: 20

Network: jTBC

Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.

Year: 2016

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 마녀보감

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Manyeo Bogam, Witch Bogam, Witch Mirror, Witch Exemplar, Secret Healer

Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Medical, Romance


A historical fantasy drama about a young man finding his way and love for a forgotten princess. Heo Jun faces discrimination as an illegitimate son and gives up on his natural talents, intelligence, and passion for academia. Succumbing to the limits of his social status, he resorts to making as much money as he can by using his good looks and witty charm. Meanwhile, Queen Sim is unable to conceive and sheseeks the help of a shaman whose black magic enables her to have twins – a boy and a girl.

However, the daughter, Seo Ri, is put under a curse and abandoned deep in the mountains, where one day, she meets Heo Jun. The curse of the abandoned princess is that whoever falls in love with her will die. Seo Ri tries to find a cure for her curse and along the way, creates magical treatments that help cure sick people. Unfortunately, Heo Jun accidentally sets the book of magic on fire, and he stays in the mountains with Seori to try to help heal the sick in a mountain village. As Heo Jun’s passion for medicine grows, he decides to become a doctor. As he sees Seo Ri fight against her destiny, his affinity for her grows, and he too begins to believe that he can change his destiny.

(Source: JTBC)


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