Emperor of the Sea

Emperor of the Sea


Total votes: 856

Screenwriter: Hwang Joo Ha

Aired on: Nov 24, 2004

Total Episodes: 51

Network: KBS2

Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.

Year: 2004

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 해신

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Sea God, God of the Sea, Hae Shin, Haeshin

Genre: Action, Drama, Historical, War


Jang Bo Go was a servitude from Shilla (a Korean dynasty that lasted from 57 B.C. until 935 A.D.) He was sold in China during the Tang Dynasty, where he was trained as a gladiator-servitude. Through hard work and perseverance, he made it back to Shilla and became a successful sea merchant. The sea passage at the time was plagued by pirates and Jang Bo Go went head to head with themin battles and managed to keep the pirates at bay.
This epic drama tells the story of a historical figure blending it with intrigue and battle of wit to make it into a successful drama of all times.


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