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Gunman in Joseon

  • Genre : Drama Series
  • Premiere on KBSWorld : 2014.07.09
  • Number of Episodes :
  • Runtime : '
  • Showtime : Mon-Thurs 24:20 | Re-run: Sun 05:00, Mon 11:50 (Seoul, UTC+9)

Synopsis

In the time of enlightenment, a battle between a sword and a gun has started. Based in the time of enlightenment of 19th-century Joseon, "Gunman in Joseon" tells the story of Joseon's last swordsman named Park Yoon Kang who grabs a gun ditching his sword and grows to become the era's hero.

Characters

Park YoonGang (cast: Lee JoonGi)

Park YoonGang is the son of the best swordsman in Joseon and he is proud of it. However, when his father and younger sister get killed, he gives up his sword and become a gunman to take revenge. Thinking back, he has spent his entire life with his sword. Park YoonGang's father has always been busy working away from home. Then, his mother passes away and he has practiced hard to master swordsmanship by himself to protect his loved ones. One day, he finds a stranger in a market and feels certain that he is an agent for a gunman who his father is chasing.

Jeong SooIn (cast: Nam SangMi)

A trader's curious but timid daughter. Jeong SooIn has been exposed to new cultures and up-to-date knowledge, but she imagines the new world only in her dreams. After leaving home to deliver the book which her teacher left, however, Jeong SooIn becomes a strong woman who tries hard to realize her dream. When being chased by a suspicious gunman, Park YoonGang shows up and saves her life. Then, they get closer to each other.

Choi HyeWon (cast: Jeon HyeBin)

Choi WonShin's only daughter. With a beautiful appearance, Choi HyeWon draws others attention with her strong charisma. Choi HyeWon becomes a leader who leads a number of peddlers when she is only 26 years old. Now, no one is richer than this young lady in a capital city. She desires to get rid of her old wounds by ruling the nation as the queen of peddlers in Joseon. However, the cold-hearted snow queen meets a guy and cannot help but falling for him.

Kim HoGyeong (cast: Han JooWan)

Prime Minister Kim ByungJe's son. The child of a concubine. His father ignores him and he dreams of a new world to get away from those restriction. Kim HoGyeong wanders outside to escape from reality, but he finds a new way after meeting SooIn’s teacher, Hyun Am. Then, he stows away to Japan full of new ideas and culture after the Meiji Restoration and comes back as a radical enlightenment ideologist. However, HoGyeong suffers from inner conflict between his father and his destiny. And SooIn is a real support for him.

Behind the Scenes

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