Jumong (2006)

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Jumong was the founder of Goguryeo in 37 BC. He was the son of General Hae Mo Su and Lady Yoo Hwa, and was raised by King Geum Wa who took him and his mother in when Hae Mo Su was believed to have been killed in an ambush by the Han Dynasty. So Seo No was a merchant's daughter who helped Jumong in realizing his dream to build a new country, read moreand later became his second wife.

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    The Book of Three Han: The Chapter of Jumong ; Samhanji-Jumong Pyeon ; Jumong - Prince of the Legend ; 삼한지-주몽 편 ; 三韓志-朱蒙 ;

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Jul 28, 2012
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0

To say I was apprehensive about watching such a time consuming drama is an understatement, but strong emotional performances, masterful martial arts and an enthralling soundtrack...... help make this a wonderfully entertaining saga. Jumong reminds me a lot of King Arthur. King Arthur had his wizard Merlin and Jumong had Yeomiul. King Arthur had his Round Table knights and Jumong had his brotherhood, etc...

Also recommend "Kingdom of The Winds", which read more is the story of Jumong's grandson and also stars Song Ill Gook.
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Jan 13, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0

What a journey, a long but good one i so enjoyed it. i actually had this on my list quite a while but i had to be mentally prepared before challenging all 81 episodes lol..... no skipping also (I HATE SKIPPING).
Jumong has managed to put all in one package: History, action, romance & drama it was all rounded for me. As for the Story it was every informative, i learnt read more tonnes of history from this show and helped me to connect the dots of the various tribes, states & kingdom along Korea`s time period. Oh Watch Kingdom of winds its a very good addition to Jumong and explains further about Goguryeo or Koguryo.
the last few episodes were very sad for me, it hurt to see some of my main charactors go( wont call any names) but i know nothing last forever. It pained me to see the Queen leave but i know it had to go that way for thats how Baekje came about, but i wonder how Silla fitted in all of this. i soon find out.

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It's the sequel to Jumong - following the journey of Jumong's grandson
They are both about a person who founds a new land - both engaging and very good.

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    Which episode do the main leads get married and what happens at the end?

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    onewbaby Mar 6, 2014

    it's really hard for me to get into it... there are interesting parts and then there are some really boring parts. i think it moves too slow

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    Bera Jan 31, 2014

    can anyone tell me if this is Tragic? please help *.*

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    forever_shawol Nov 21, 2013

    The whole adventure of Jumong and the 3 guys...the bromance is so amazing and touching I can't even explain THE FEELS

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    Taravat Nov 17, 2013

    very very nice.

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    cuzie Nov 10, 2013

    i love this drama so much, so long but worth the time, i can't found something similar to it right now, but i have high expectation on Empress Ki,

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      Lily2PM Apr 23, 2014

      Have you watched Kingdom Of The Winds?

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      cuzie Apr 23, 2014

      yes, i've watched it, but not even close to my feelings when i watched jumong, :D

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      Lily2PM Apr 24, 2014

      Really? Cause for me Kingdom of the Winds is the best drama out there… The only reason I'm putting of watching Jumong is the fact that it is 81 episodes…

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      Lily2PM Apr 24, 2014
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      cuzie Apr 24, 2014
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    FatemehVIP Oct 22, 2013

    so many memories with this <3<3 im watching ja myung go so i was reminded of this

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    forever_shawol Oct 14, 2013

    I'm a sucker for Historical, Romance ...
    Need to give this a go...If it's as good as they all say then after finishing I'll try The Kingdom of the Winds :)

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      forever_shawol Oct 14, 2013

      Hmm I see every episode is so great so far very well paced for a 81 ep drama ...You've convinced me to watch it to the end

      Are you going to watch the sequel?

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      Rascal Oct 14, 2013

      I've already watched the squel and that one leaved me speechless also

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      Lily2PM Apr 23, 2014

      Rascal… Is it as good as Kingdom Of The Winds?

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      Rascal Apr 23, 2014

      Yeah Lily, it's slightly better! Just brilliant :)

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      Lily2PM Apr 23, 2014

      Okiedo Thanks ^_^

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    Maryam58 Aug 15, 2013

    I have seen this drama 5 times and im not tired of it!!! i will see it again now ^^

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      soumatra Oct 28, 2013
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    animefayinc Aug 11, 2013

    S-so many episodes... *twitch twitch*

    But I'm still going to give it a go because of all the good reviews :D

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    xxpopopxx Jul 29, 2013

    So much epic. Watch it !!!

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    shiroi-ookami Feb 27, 2013

    I've watched it out of curiosity because it played a major part in the korean wave. I'm very critical when it comes to hyped movies and dramas, so my expectation were high. But I was surprised how addicted I became and how much I enjoyed this drama. It truly deserves the hype and every recognitin it got. Excellent cast, nice soundtrack without being too penetrant, great acting from everyone (which is usually not the case in most of dramas), good pacing and execution. The plot never felt dragging despite the huge numbers of episodes. Through this drama I got to know some fine actors such as Song Il Gook, Bae Soo Bin and Han Hye Jin.

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    xXhaninXx Feb 13, 2013

    81 EPISODES??oh my!!!hoping that one day 48 hours+++

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    Mirichan Jan 1, 2013

    L.O.V.E this Drama!!!!
    I didn´t realize it has been so many days now....Every day I could I watched this here ;3
    I am at episode 51 now~
    And that after so less days...


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    South Korea
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    May 15, 2006 to Mar 6, 2007
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.


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    8.4 (scored by 878 users)
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