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The Book of the Three Hans 

Jumong (original title)
An epic based on the myth of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo in 37 B.C., (one of the three kingdoms of Korea).
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Il-guk Song ...  Jumong 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Hye-jin Han ...  So-suh-no 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Seung-su Kim ...  Prince Tae-so 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kwang-ryul Jun ...  Kum-wa 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Yeon-su Oh ...  Lady Yu-hwa 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Mi-ri Gyeon ...  Wan-hu 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Hee-kyung Jin ...  Yeo Mi-eul 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Jae-yong Lee ...  Bu Deuk-bul 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ho-bin Jeong ...  Woo-tae 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Jung-hoon Ahn Jung-hoon Ahn ...  Ma-ri 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Gye-in Lee Gye-in Lee ...  Mo Pal-mo 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ji-Hyo Song ...  Ye Soya 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Won-jae Lee Won-jae Lee ...  Do-chi 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Yong-woon Kwon Yong-woon Kwon ...  Moo-song 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Do-hwan Bae Do-hwan Bae 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Soo-bin Bae ...  Sa-yong 81 episodes, 2006-2007
So-yeong Dan So-yeong Dan ...  Yu-Seong 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kyeong-seon Han Kyeong-seon Han 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Bo-yeong Kim Bo-yeong Kim 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Byeong-ki Kim Byeong-ki Kim ...  Ta-bal Yeon 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kyeong-hwan Park Kyeong-hwan Park ...  Bu Boon-no 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Kwi-hyeon Song Kwi-hyeon Song 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Wok-suk Song 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ki-Jun Won Ki-Jun Won ...  Min-woo 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Ho-min Yeo Ho-min Yeo ...  Oi 81 episodes, 2006-2007
Jun-ho Heo ...  Hae Mo-su 53 episodes, 2006
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An epic based on the myth of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo in 37 B.C., (one of the three kingdoms of Korea).

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Official Sites:

Crunchyroll [United States]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

15 May 2006 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Book of the Three Hans See more »

Filming Locations:

China See more »

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Budget:

$31,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Olive Nine See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(81 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Broadcast rights for Jumong had been sold to 9 countries by March 2006, including Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It also aired in Canada, North Korea, Tanzania, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Iran, the UK and the US. See more »

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Referenced in I-Witness: I Really Hallyu (2011) See more »

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Just fantastic
15 September 2009 | by ishtapazSee all my reviews

My kids go to a dual language program (Spanish English) plus we speak a third language at home. So naturally they are comfortable with movies that are in foreign language.

My son (8) developed his reading from this series (by being forced to reading the subtitles) no doubt and it is really nice to expose them to a different ethos and not the Hollywood formula crap. We are still on the 16th episode, so quite a few more to go.

The complex plot and the ambiguous morality at times is really challenging. The main actor a little weak I agree but maybe "he" will grow into it as well


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