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Jang Bo Go (Choi Soo Jong) was a slave from Shilla (a Korean dynasty that lasted from 57 B.C. until 935 A.D.) He was sold in China during the Tang Dynasty, where he was trained as a ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Soo-bin Bae ...  Kim Yang 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Seo Do Young Seo Do Young ...  Moo Jin 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Gi-seok Do Gi-seok Do ...  Jang Seong Pil 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Ho-geun Jeong ...  Dae Chi 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Seong-hwan Jeong Seong-hwan Jeong ...  Chang Kyeom 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Dal-hwan Jo Dal-hwan Jo ...  Lee Soon Jong 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Seong-pil Kang ...  Joong Dal 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Yong-woo Kil Yong-woo Kil ...  Kim Woo Jing 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Kap-su Kim ...  Lee Do Hyeong 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Hee-do Lee Hee-do Lee ...  Mak Bong 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Jae-yong Lee ...  Master Jo Jang Gil 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Won-jong Lee ...  Choi Moo Chang 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Jeong-hak Park ...  Neung Chang 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Yeong-gyu Park ...  Seol Pyeong 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Ho-min Yeo Ho-min Yeo ...  Baek Kyung 51 episodes, 2004-2005
Su-jong Choi ...  Goong-Bok / ... 49 episodes, 2004-2005
Il-guk Song ...  Yeom-Jang / ... 49 episodes, 2004-2005
Hyeong-beom Kim Hyeong-beom Kim ...  Tae Bong (Lady Ja Mi's security officer) 49 episodes, 2004-2005
Soo Ae ...  Jung-Hwa 48 episodes, 2004-2005
Heung-soo Kim Heung-soo Kim ...  Jung-Nyun 48 episodes, 2004-2005
Shi-ra Chae ...  Madam Jami 47 episodes, 2004-2005
Jeong-an Chae ...  Chae-Ryung 45 episodes, 2004-2005
Ah-jung Kim ...  Baek Ha-Jin 33 episodes, 2004-2005
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Jang Bo Go (Choi Soo Jong) was a slave from Shilla (a Korean dynasty that lasted from 57 B.C. until 935 A.D.) He was sold in China during the Tang Dynasty, where he was trained as a gladiator-slave. Through hard work and perseverance, he made it back to Shilla and became a successful sea merchant. The sea passage at the time was plagued by pirates and Jang Bo Go went head to head with them in battles and managed to keep the pirates at bay. Written by Touya

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Korean

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24 November 2004 (South Korea) See more »

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Haeshin See more »

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Very good Korean drama
23 September 2013 | by vps3361See all my reviews

This will always be one of my favourite series. Mostly an admirer and fultoo fan of Hollywood TV series like Lost, Battlestar Galactica, 24, Prison Break, Smallville, etc., I've only watched and loved this non- English series.

Awesome music, nice action, great drama, enthralling characters... all make it into a must-watch TV series for all. Although it's mostly an imaginative and fictional recount of a real historical figure, the production values are v.good, and the best part is the acting of lead actors, and the soulful music embedded in almost every episode. The drama is engaging, along with impressive action scenes between the two leading actors.


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