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The King: Eternal Monarch 

The King: Youngwonui Gunjoo (original title)
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A modern-day Korean emperor passes through a mysterious portal and into a parallel world, where he encounters a feisty police detective.
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Series cast summary:
Min-Ho Lee ...  Lee Gon 16 episodes, 2020
Go-eun Kim ...  Jeong Tae Eul / ... 16 episodes, 2020
Do-Hwan Woo ...  Jo Yeong / ... 16 episodes, 2020
Kyung-Nam Kim Kyung-Nam Kim ...  Kang Shin Jae 16 episodes, 2020
Eun-chae Jung ...  Koo Seo Ryeong 16 episodes, 2020
Jung-Jin Lee ...  Lee Lim 16 episodes, 2020
Young-ok Kim Young-ok Kim ...  Court Lady Noh Ok Nam 16 episodes, 2020
Yong Ji Kim Yong Ji Kim ...  Myeong Na Ri / ... 16 episodes, 2020
Hyun-joo Baek Hyun-joo Baek ...  Secretary Mo 14 episodes, 2020
Dong-won Heo Dong-won Heo ...  Detective Shim 14 episodes, 2020
Won-Sang Park ...  Park Moon Shik 14 episodes, 2020
Mu-song Jeon Mu-song Jeon ...  Lee Jong In / ... 13 episodes, 2020
Hong-Seok Kang Hong-Seok Kang ...  'Jangmi' Jang Michael 13 episodes, 2020
Ki-Doong Kang Ki-Doong Kang ...  Mr. Kim 13 episodes, 2020
Bae-soo Jeon ...  Jeong Do In (Tae Eul's father) 8 episodes, 2020
Jung-Yeon Seo Jung-Yeon Seo ...  Song Jeong Hye 8 episodes, 2020
Hwang Young Hee Hwang Young Hee ...  Shin Jae's Mother / ... 7 episodes, 2020
Sang-Eun Song Sang-Eun Song ...  Gyeong Ran 7 episodes, 2020
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In 1994, the Kingdom of Corea encounters severe upheaval. The King is murdered by his brother Lee Lim and the King's son Lee Gon is stabbed in the neck, but he survives. The murderous Lee Lim seeks to possess the Manpasikjeok, which is legendary flute that holds supernatural powers. After a mysterious figure appears with a gun, Lee Lim slips away with only half of the now broken flute. The young Lee Gon holds onto a police badge he grabbed from the mysterious figure. The next day, Lee Gon is appointed the next ruler of the Kingdom of Corea. 25 years later, in the autumn of 2019, King Lee Gon governs the Kingdom of Corea as its benevolent leader. He is still haunted by what happened when he was a child and the mystery behind the police badge left by his savior. The police badge he held was issued on November 11, 2019 for Lieutenant Jeong Tae Eul. Autumn 2019, in the Republic of Korea. Jeong Tae Eul is a detective in the Violent Crimes Division at the Seoul Jongo Police Station. She is ... Written by (Source: AsianWiki)

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"The King: Monarch of Eternity" is Min-Ho Lee's first acting role since he was discharged from the South Korean military on April 25, 2019. See more »

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Performed by Hwasa (MAMAMOO)
Lyrics by Park Woo Sang, Sora
Music by Park Woo Sang
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Very believable!!!
25 April 2020 | by cynthiaamandeSee all my reviews

I just finished episode 4 and I'm so excited. Gahhh I can't wait for next Friday. I don't understand why people are complaining and comparing it to CLOY and goblin. I found both shows slow in a lot of places but you don't see me comparing them. I love the build up on this show and I understand that the writers had to make this as believable as possible for a show about parallel universes. I also find Jung Ta-eul's reaction very good for someone who doesn't believe in science and has a man claiming to be king is an imaginary country. I would definitely not expect her to go jumping into his arms. I love LMH's majesty. He is very believable as a king. So regal. I am very intrigued by all the politics and diabolical plots going on on the side. I really can't wait to see how it all unfolds. The special effects are also very good. I don't want to give away spoilers but that time-stopping trick...wow. All in all everything about this show intrigued me.


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