Saimdang, Light’s Diary

Saimdang, Light’s Diary (2017)

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What deep, dark secrets are hidden in the diary? Seo Ji Yoon is a modern-day art history professor who happens to stumble upon the secret diary of Shin Saimdang (1504-1551), a Korean artist, writer, calligraphist and poet who was the mother of Yi I, one of the two most prominent Korean Confucian scholars during the Joseon Dynasty. The diary sheds new information on the life of Saimdang and her relationship with Lee read moreGyeom, a painter, calligrapher and musician who was a childhood sweetheart and soulmate of Saimdang. Will the diary help Ji Yoon unravel the mysteries surrounding a painting of an unknown woman from the Joseon Dynasty?

  • Native title:

    사임당, 빛의 일기
  • Also Known as:

    Saimdang, the Herstory; Saimdang, Bitui Ilgi;

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    Simona 5 days ago

    I actually only put this on my PTW list because of Yang Se Jong. He did so great in Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim and he's also really cute... Plus it seems kind of interesting, so why not give it a shot.

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    naccu 18 days ago

    I don't know about anything else but the poster is so beautiful <3

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    arbios 18 days ago

    the new poster looks awesome

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    arbios 27 days ago - edited

    which drama is this going to replace?

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      Geanina 25 days ago

      "Saimdang, Light's Diary" takes over the Wednesday & Thursday 22:00 time slot previously occupied by "The Legend of the Blue Sea."

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    homaKP Dec 21, 2016

    So waiting for it.@.@ Please be great...

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    Anniee Nov 7, 2016

    Wow! Lee Young Ae!

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    iamsarah Oct 17, 2016

    fabulous actress, I'm so excited that she is back.

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    mini Oct 11, 2016

    2017..... it better be masterpiece

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    arbios Oct 6, 2016


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    palak Sep 28, 2016

    WTH it was due in a few weeks and now they shifted it to January 2017??

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    Lou Aug 4, 2016 - edited

    So excited for Lee Young Ae's comeback

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      frost Aug 4, 2016

      same she's finally back :D

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    AmastrisDratwka Jul 13, 2016

    SSH? In another historical?? I'll "plan" it but will keep my expectations light.

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    Mari Ela Jun 10, 2016

    Lee Young Ae , it's been a whileeeeeeeeeee... i'm really looking forward to this

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    irilight Jun 9, 2016

    According to AsianWiki today: "Upcoming SBS period drama series previously with the Korean working title of “Saimdang, the Herstory” has picked up the new Korean title of “Saimdang, Light’s Diary” (“Saimdang, Bitui Ilgi”)"

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    sayaraohara May 20, 2016

    is this good?? I want to watch it for LYA


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    South Korea
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    Jan 26, 2017 to May 10, 2017
  • Airs On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 10 min.


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