Moon Embracing the Sun

Moon Embracing the Sun (2012)

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
  • First Air Date: 2012-01-04
  • Last Air Date: 2012-03-09
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 20
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 70 min.
  • Production Company: Pan Entertainment
  • Networks: MBC
  • Director:
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Thirteen-year-old Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a high-ranking official, accompanies her mother to the royal palace to attend her brother, Heo Yeom's civil service examination congratulatory ceremony. By chance, she comes across Crown Prince Lee Hwon. They fall in love, and Yeon Woo is chosen as the Crown Princess of Joseon. Before they can marry, the Dowager Queen secretly orders her death, in order to secure more power for herself. Yeon Woo becomes cursed and is stricken with an illness. All believe her to be dead, including the Crown Prince Lee Hwon. Heartbroken, he refuses to love another. Eight years later, the young king meets a shaman named Wol. He can’t help but find similarities between her and Yeon Woo and begins investigating Yeon Woo’s death.

  • Keywords: joseon dynasty
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    Moon Embracing the Sun Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2012-03-07
    2 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2012-01-04
    20 Episodes

    Moon Embracing the Sun Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 170 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 270 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 370 min
    Season 1Episode 4Episode 470 min
    Season 1Episode 5Episode 570 min
    Season 1Episode 6Episode 670 min
    Season 1Episode 7Episode 770 min
    Season 1Episode 8Episode 870 min
    Season 1Episode 9Episode 970 min
    Season 1Episode 10Episode 1070 min
    Season 1Episode 11Episode 1170 min
    Season 1Episode 12Episode 1270 min
    Season 1Episode 13Episode 1370 min
    Season 1Episode 14Episode 1470 min
    Season 1Episode 15Episode 1570 min
    Season 1Episode 16Episode 1670 min
    Season 1Episode 17Episode 1770 min
    Season 1Episode 18Episode 1870 min
    Season 1Episode 19Episode 1970 min
    Season 1Episode 20Episode 2070 min
    • Song Jae-hee

      as Heo Yeom
    • Yoon Seung-ah

      as Seol
    • Jung Il-woo

      as Prince Yang-myung
    • Kim Min-seo

      as Yoon Bo-kyung
    • Yim Si-wan

      as Heo Yeom (young)
    • Kim So-hyun

      as Yoon Bo-kyung (young)
    • Yeo Jin-goo

      as Lee Hwon (young)
    • Lee Tae-ri

      as Yang-myung (young)
    • Kim You-jung

      as Heo Yeon-woo (young)
    • Ahn Nae-sang

      as King Sungjo
    • Kim Soo-hyun

      as King Lee Hwon
    • Han Ga-in

      as Heo Yeon-woo / shaman Wol
    • Kim Young-ae

      as Queen Dowager Jung-hui
    • Nam Bo-ra

      as Princess Min-hwa
    • Jin Ji-hee

      as Min-hwa (young)
    • Song Jae-lim

      as Kim Jae-woon
    • Kim Ye-ryeong

      as Lady Park
    • Jeon Mi-seon

      as Jang Nok-young
    • Lee Won-keun

      as Kim Jae-woon (young)
    • Sunwoo Jae-duk

      as Heo Young-jae
    • Yang Mi-kyung

      as Shin Jung-kyung / Madam Heo
    • Seo Ji-Hee

      as Seol (young)
    Directing Kim Do-hoon Director