The King’s Affection is a really fresh drama, because this drama makes its release date on October 11, 2021, on KBS2 network.
This drama is actually an adaptation of a comic written by Lee So Young with the original title Yeonmo.
The King’s Affection has 6 main characters, Park Eun Bin, Ro Woon, Nam Yoon Su, Choi Byung Chan, Bae Yoon Kyung, and Jung Chaeyeon.
The lead female, Park Eun Bin, previously had become the main actress for Do You Like Brahms? in 2020.
Meanwhile, her opponent actor, Ro Woon, had starred in She Would Never Know (2021).
The King’s Affection is aired on KBS2 every Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 KST and replaces the schedule of Police University.
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- Title: The King’s Affection / 연모
- Also Known As: Attachment / Yeonmo / Affection
- Genre: History, Romance
- Country: South Korea
- Director: Song Hyun Wook
- Screenwriter: Lee So Young (cartoon), Han Hee Jung
- Production Companies: Story Hunter Production, Monster Union
- Network: KBS2
- Air Dates: October 11, 2021 –
- Air Time: Monday and Tuesday, 21:30 KST
Synopsis of The King’s Affection
This drama tells a historical story about the political issue of a monarch.
Mainly, this drama shows how Prince Lee Hwi (Park Eun Bin) lives her own life, starting from her birth until she comes back to the palace.
She actually has a twin who is a boy, but her twin died because he got sick. And actually, Lee Hwi was supposed to be murdered because it crosses the tradition’s right.
After her twin died, Lee Hwi comes back to the palace and becomes a prince. She hides her identity as a girl and is always afraid of her secret being revealed.
Lee Hwi becomes a super secretive person. But after she meets her teacher, Jung Ji Woon (Ro Woon), she knows she can rely on him.
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Park Eun Bin as Lee Hwi
A woman who turns to be a Crown Prince because of the rules of the palace. She hides her identity to make her life safe.
Ro Woon as Jung Ji Woon
A handsome and smart man who works as Lee Hwi’s teacher. He is the one who makes Lee Hwi falls in love for his charm.
Nam Yoon Su as Lee Hyun
A kind-hearted and wise man. He is a part of the palace family.
Choi Byung Chan as Kim Ga On
The guardian of Lee Hwi who is handsome, strong, and very skillful in martial arts. But unfortunately, he often gets jealous of the palace life. Even so, he is a dedicated man to guard Lee Hwi as well.
Bae Yoon Kyung as Shin So Eun
A beautiful young lady and comes from a popular family. Even she is a part of a powerful family, she utilizes it to develop her knowledge to always be a smart person.
Jung Chaeyeon as Noh Ha Kyung
The beautiful woman who is the daughter of the Ministry of War.
- Lee Pil Mo as Ye Jong
- Bae Soo Bin as Jeong Seok Jo
- Kim Taek as Won San Gun
- Kim In Kwon as Yang Moon Soo
- Park Eun Hye as the mother of Jung Ji Woon
- Kim Seo Ha as Chang Woon Gun
- Jang Se Hyun as Ji Geum
- Lee Il Hwa as Queen
- Jo Sung Kyu as Prince Changheon’s maid
- Baek Hyeon Joo as Kim Sang Gung
- Noh Sang Bo as Park Bum Do
- Kim Min Seok as Choi Man Dal
- Ko Kyu Pil as Hong Nae Gwan
- Son Yeo Eun as Jeong Jeon
- Gong Jin Seo as Jan I
OST (Original Soundtrack)
- Shadow of You – Super Junior-KRY