King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo

King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo (2010)

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Kim Tak Goo is the eldest son of Goo In Jong, the president of Geosung Enterprise, a legend in the baking industry. Although he is an extremely talented baker and seemed destined to succeed his father as president, Goo In Jong's family plotted to rob him of his inheritance because he was born to In Jong's mistress. Tak Goo's determination to become number one in the baking industry drives him to rebuild read morehis career from scratch despite the many trials he faces.

  • Native title:

    제빵왕 김탁구
  • Also Known as:

    Baker King, Kim Tak Goo ; Bread, Love and Dreams ; Jeppangwang Kim Tak Goo

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Nana87
47 of 52 people found this review helpful
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Jan 12, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
The first thing I asked myself was, "Do I really want to watch a drama about baking???" Honestly speaking the whole baking theme didn't really interest me, but I'm so glad I gave it a try. There is so much more than Baking to this drama, trust me.

From the beginning this drama draws you in. This drama made me cry my heart out (no joke I cried for hours...yeah i dramathoned read more this drama). The story is just amazing. Despite Kim Tak Goo facing many difficulties he always has a smile on his face, moving everyone around him. His character just captures your heart. Kim Tak Goo Fighting!!!

So if you are in the mood of watching a drama that will make you cry, smile, laugh, then I recommend you to watch this one.

This is a must see!!!
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ruzgrig
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Dec 28, 2013
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  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
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Once again, instead of sleeping, i can't delay writing a review...
Let me start from the end - it's an absolutely must watch drama. At first I hesitated whether I should watch it or not, because it was a little bit long, but I'm glad that I started watching it and even wished it didn't end so soon.
The story, the music (though there were not that many songs), the acting - read more everything was just perfect... Shi Yoon and Joo Won did a great job, and how admirable was the child Tak Gu (by the way, I think the child Tak Gu looks like Joo Won and the child Ma Jun looks like Shi Yoon, so they could have switched the actors).
The story captures you, and there is not a single unnecessary scene, everything goes so fluently.
So don't delay it any longer, and start watching... :)
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Both dramas are about a child who was separated from his wealthy family. Only the circumstances are different. And eventually this main character happens to come back to his real parents..
Recommended by polily
They both tell the story of a man that faces allot of pain to reach their dreams. The feeling of the drama is also the same. But Kim Tak Goo is a better drama imo.
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    MinaVIP 2 days ago
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    Vui256 5 days ago

    Some how I dont like this drama so much. At the beginning it was so good and interesting. But then I feel bored after eps and eps. Maybe because I'm too young to watch these kind of dramas. I was watching it when I'm 13 or something. Maybe I wanted romance dramas only. Aww I'm so teenage, cant' help it >//<.

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    mjup Aug 9, 2014

    Four years later and no drama has replaced Baker King as my #1 favourite drama.

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    NiceNoona Jul 11, 2014

    This drama is so painful to watch. I don't mean painful because it's bad... But painful because I feel for so many of the characters and there is so much evil going against them! Every time Ma Jun's mother or bio dad is on screen I want to scream

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    Stained_Glass Mar 17, 2014
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    Stained_Glass Jan 27, 2014

    I love how Lee Young Ah is flustered everytime Joo Won tries to "seduce" her ^^

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    MinaVIP Jan 26, 2014

    A true masterpiece! *o* I thought it would only be about baking but I was so wrong xD this is so MUCH MORE than just a drama about baking <3

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    abracadabra Dec 13, 2013

    great drama, I finished it for five days only...

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    anagard Dec 9, 2013

    Very passionate drama, a lot of different emotions. I like how it shows the development of each of the characters.

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    Addiction Nov 12, 2013

    Loved the cast, very fast paced. Cried multiple times.

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    Nonanaland529 Oct 7, 2013

    This drama is the best. Yoon Shi Yoon is such a cutie.. Joo Won super handsome...
    Haha The child actor Oh Ji Moo nothing to say. His acting was cool.

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    crizbiii Sep 22, 2013

    Finished it! This drama certainly isn't amazing, but it was nice to watch. Even though I had moments where I wanted to strangle almost all of the characters, the characters I liked kept me calm ahaha!
    P.S. Yoon Si Yoon was great in this!

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    crizbiii Sep 21, 2013

    I'm at episode 28 and this drama is seriously killing me. Not because it's amazing or any of that sort, but because of all the twists and whatnot! It's 4AM now though so I'll have to leave the last 2 episodes for tomorrow. ;A;

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    crizbiii Sep 18, 2013

    I thought I was going to go crazy until Shi Yoon finally appeared! Though, the crazy of young Tak Gu was really heartbreaking and interesting at the same time! I'm at episode 14 now and I can't wait to see what will happen next.
    P.S I don't think I ever hated so much as Ma Jun in any drama! He's cowardly, way too jealous and manipulative. I really despise him with all my being!!

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      Grace_kelly Sep 22, 2013

      i think you finished a 30 episods drama in 5 days xD wow

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      Grace_kelly Sep 22, 2013

      i think you finished a 30 episods drama in 5 days xD wow

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    wafa-aktouche Sep 13, 2013
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Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    30
  • Aired:

    Jun 9, 2010 to Sep 16, 2010
  • Network:

    KBS2
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 3 min.

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  • Score:

    8.3 (scored by 3,983 users)
  • Ranked:

    #219
  • Popularity:

    #145

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