The Return of Iljimae

The Return of Iljimae


Total votes: 1590

Aired on: Jan 21, 2009

Total Episodes: 24

Network: MBC

Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.

Year: 2009

Rank: #5076

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 돌아온 일지매

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Iljimae Returns, Moon River, Doraon Iljimae, Dolaon Iljimae

Genre: Drama, Historical, Martial Arts, Romance


The story is about a man fighting against a selfish and corrupt government to save ordinary peasants. Iljimae was abandoned by his birth father and adopted by a Chinese couple. He returns to Korea to find his birth family and realizes how unjust the world really is. He watched as his first love, Dal Yi, was wrongfully put to death. Iljimae then vows to help the commoners from the corrupt government officials.


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