A woman from Goryeo marries Emperor Huizong and becomes a powerful Empress of the Yuan Empire, Empress Ki. The series depicts her loves and political ambitions as she is torn between the two countries.

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  • its same era and same people and same events but diferent series.
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  • The two dramas are EXTREMELY similar. Little girl pretends to be a man, trains to be a warrior and then as an adult everyone is loyal to her and she ends up becoming a beautiful Queen/Empress.
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  1. 1800 characters remaining Spoiler?
  • PandaBearTrio 2 hours ago
    lol@ the arrows in Tanquishi.
  • MinaVIP 8 hours ago
    New twist: Taltal becomes the new emperor xD well he is the regent now lolz xD
    3 ❤
  • MinaVIP 8 hours ago
    Okay seriously...I have to admit, at first I was a bit skeptical when people started to ship Taltal with Lady Ki, but now I can totally see why xD their "relationship" is much more than just simple trust and friendship. Taltal basically only listens to Lady Ki now, I bet he has some feelings towards her >_< it would be kind of cool if he ended up as her lover...since I think the Emperor will die ;_; and Wang Yu too, it's sad but I think the male leads will die fighting each other over her love, and Lady Ki will just end up with Taltal in the end xD funny twist to the romance story hahahaha. Btw the Emperor is kind of scary now O_O his jealousy is almost extreme...I hope he won't try anything stupid now that he knows who Maha's real parents are X_x.
    4 ❤
  • Ambitious_96 14 hours ago
    "I won't have you hurt", Lady Ki said to Tal Tal.

    "Lady Ki…", Tal Tal plead.


    That scene was the most romantic one in this drama. Oh My I repeated it 10 times! I love you TAL TAL... SO BAD!
    9 ❤
  • Drama_Lover 14 hours ago
    Poor Tal Tal have to be in the middle. He looks up to Bayan and Nyang but he is forced to choose sides. He's like the monkey in the middle. I feel so bad for him.
  • Mary28 21 hours ago
    ep 48 made me sad, but it had to be done because there are some people who will never change. Also I truly felt sorry for the emperor.
    1 ❤
  • aoimemori 21 hours ago
    Prime Minister Tal Tal, the Emperor being sane and realizing how much Ki loves him AND THEN THAT FREAKING ENDING!!!! DX
    1 ❤
  • soepspaansenler 21 hours ago
    The emperor never was a great person but right now... he's weak, he's Always drunk and he's a bad father. The same for Bayan and the empress dowager, power really made them terrible humans! Tal tal I think is the only one who really cares for the country and Wang Yoo is the only good lover for nyang I still hope she will go back to him!
  • niceegan 22 hours ago
    this episode made me sad =(
    • aoimemori 21 hours ago
      48 or 49? 48 did a number on me. hell, both of 'em did D:
    • Mary28 21 hours ago
      I'm so glad the ending was shown at the beginning because it's the only thing that's giving me hope. 2 more episode left and i can't wait to see how everything will unravel.
  • DahliaX 1 day ago
    That moment when three episodes before the end of the series you no longer care about the male lead characters and you want the female lead to run away with the guy who just appears on screen from time to time... Tal Tal <3 <3 <3
    7 ❤
    • Lorell 22 hours ago
      YES, definitely Tal Tal character develop in awesome way. Nyang Nyang, just run away with Tal Tal pls XD
    • MinaVIP 8 hours ago
      Well I have a feeling that the Emperor and Wang Yu will kill each other so the only sane alive person left is Taltal xD I kind of ship them too x'D Although I don't want the emperor to die ;_; but knowing history.... ;_;
  • Ammouna 1 day ago
    I'm still wondering why the title of the drama is Empress Ki?
    It should be Consort Ki unstead xD
    We're in the 48th episode and she's not the Empress yet T_T
    1 ❤
  • Exoverdose 1 day ago
    Tal Tal!!!!! T__T
    1 ❤
  • MinaVIP 1 day ago
    Taltal!!!!! OMG he is totally growing on my favorite characters list *o* I love his characterdevelopment, such loyalty even thought it hurts me to see him sad D'x But I understand that he had to kill Bayan, I mean seriously...Bayan was going crazy with his hunger for power. Taltal loved his uncle but he loved his people/nation more </3 I kind of expected that to happen, it wasn't out of loyalty to Empress Ki or anything, he just wanted the whole war to end so that his people could finally live in peace with Koryo X_X
    4 ❤
  • steph_ravita 2 days ago
    OH MY GOD ;-;
    Like this character couldn't get any better but apparently even crying is attractive on him.
    7 ❤
  • Mary28 2 days ago
    Yay they added 1 more episodes because three more episode couldn't suffice. I can't believe I still love this drama. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhahhhhhhhhh I love it.


Empress Ki

Empress Ki


  • Main Title: Empress Ki
  • Native title: 기황후
  • Also Known as: Hwatu; 화투

General Details

  • CountrySouth Korea
  • Aired: October 28, 2013 to April 28, 2014
  • Airs On: Monday, Tuesday
  • # of Episodes 51
    Average Duration 1 hr. 5 min. per episode
  • Genres: Historical, Melodrama, Political, Romance


  • Score: 8.69 (scored by 655 users)
  • Ranked: #20
  • Popularity: #33
  • Members: 2,702
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4.3 stars - based on 655 votes

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