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Guardian: The Lonely and Great God 

Sseulsseulhago Chalranhashin: Dokkaebi (original title)
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In his quest for a bride to break his immortal curse, Dokkaebi, a 939-year-old guardian of souls, meets a grim reaper and a sprightly student with a tragic past.
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Series cast summary:
Gong Yoo ...  Kim Shin 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Kim Go-eun ...  Ji Eun Tak 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Lee Dong-Wook ...  Grim Reaper 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Yoo In-Na ...  Sunny 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Sung-Jae Yook Sung-Jae Yook ...  Yoo Deok Hwa 16 episodes, 2016-2017
El Lee ...  Samshin 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Woo-jin Jo ...  Secretary Kim 14 episodes, 2016-2017
Sung Kyum Kim Sung Kyum Kim ...  Yoo Shin Woo 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Byeong-cheol Kim Byeong-cheol Kim ...  Park Joong Heon 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Yeom Hye-ran ...  Ji Yeon Suk (Eun Tak's aunt) 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Min-Jae Kim ...  Wang Yeo 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Kim So-Hyun ...  Kim Sun 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Woong Choi Woong Choi ...  Junior Grim Reaper 7 episodes, 2016-2017
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Kim Shin, a decorated military general from the Goryeo Dynasty, is framed as a traitor and killed by his master, the young King. Years after his death, he is cursed by the almighty to stay immortal forever and endure the pain of seeing his loved ones die as a punishment for the beastly killings he committed in the wars to protect his country. He becomes an immortal goblin, helping people with his powers and being a kind man in spite of his grieving past. The only way to put an end to his immortality is the Goblin's bride, who can see and remove the sword in his chest and end his painful life. Closer to the present day, Kim Shin has waited 900 years for a human bride to end his immortal life. One night, he saves a dying pregnant woman who is destined to die. The woman gives birth to a baby girl named Ji Eun Tak. 19 years later, Ji Eun Tak is a bubbly high school student who remains cheerful and hopeful despite her tragic life. She summons the goblin by chance and their fates begin to ... Written by T

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In the hospital scene where the Grim Reaper, played by Lee Dong-Wook, goes to, is the same hospital where they filmed Dr. Romantic (2016). See more »

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Kim Shin: If you believe in the invisible deity, why can't you believe in the desperation of humans? That is what humans call a will - the power to change their own fates.
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Referenced in Part-Time Idol: Episode #1.3 (2017) See more »

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K drama's gold series
22 November 2018 | by esrateva-28424See all my reviews

Wow! Everything was just wow! I was feeling so touched while watching.. I watched this drama more than 7 times but never get bored


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Country:

South Korea

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Korean

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God See more »

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Québec, Québec, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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