Wednesday, 5 June 2013

KangChi, The Beginning

Title: 구가의서 (九家의 書) / KangChi, The Beginning
Chinese Title: 九家之書
Also Known as: Gu Family Book
Genre: Melodrama, Historial, Fantasy
Episodes: 24 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2013-April-08 to 2013-June-25
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55

A melodrama epic about the great deal of trouble Choi Kang Chi (Lee Seung Ki), born as a half-human-half-mythical-creature, who goes through in order to become human and a story of Choi Kang Chi’s journey of struggling in order to live more like a human than anyone else despite not being able to become human.
Yoon Seo Hwa (Lee Yeon Hee ) and the guardian god of Jiri mountains, Gu Wal Ryung (Choi Jin Hyuk) fell in love but due to the trap of their enemies, the Yoon family status fell into ruins. While Seo Hwa was on the run with her maid, she received news that Wal Ryung had disappeared after a mishap. Feeling unable to raise her son while escaping, she sent him down the river in a basket hoping that someone could take him in.
Choi Kang Chi (Lee Seung Ki) was raised by the Choi family after having been picked up from the river. Meanwhile, Dam Yeo Wool (Bae Suzy) is a master of martial arts and archery. Yeo Wool is an upright character who really values the Three Bonds and Five Relationships in Confucianism, and becomes an instructor at a martial arts center at a young age.

Main Cast
Lee Seung Ki as Choi Kang Chi
Bae Suzy as Dam Yeo Wool
Lee Sung Jae as Jo Gwan Woong
Jo Sung Ha as Dam Pyung Joon
Yoo Yun Suk as Park Tae Seo
Lee Yoo Bi as Park Chung Jo
Sung Joon as GonYi

Kang Chi’s Biological Parents
Choi Jin Hyuk as Gu Wal Ryung (Kang Chi’s father)
Lee Yeon Hee as Yoon Seo Hwa (Kang Chi’s mother)

Supporting Cast
Kim Hee Won as Monk So Jung
Uhm Hyo Sup as Park Moo Sol (Chung Jo’s father)
Jung Hye Young as Chun Soo Ryun (head gisaeng)
Son Ga Young as Wol Sun
Yoo Dong Geun as Lee Soon Shin
Jo Jae Yoon as Ma Bong Chool
Lee Do Kyung as Gong Dal
Kim Hee Jung as Lady Yoon (Kang Chi’s adoptive mom)
Nam Hyun Joo as gisaeng house’s chief maid
Park Joo Hyung as Han Noh
Kim Ki Bang as Eok Man
Kim Bo Mi as Dam Yi (Seo Hwa’s maid) (ep1)
Lee David as Yoon Jung Yoon (Seo Hwa’s brother) (ep1)
David McInnis as Kageshima
Otani Ryohei as best ninja master
Jin Kyung as Yeo Wool’s sewing teacher

Production Credits
Production Company: Samhwa Networks
Chief Producer: Lee Chang Sub
Director: Shin Woo Chul, Kim Jung Hyun
Screenwriter: Kang Eun Kyung

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