The Legend of the Blue Sea

The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)

How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul?

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Creator: Park Ji-eun
  • First Air Date: 2016-11-16
  • Last Air Date: 2017-01-25
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 20
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Studio Dragon
  • Production Country: Palau, South Korea, Spain
  • Networks: SBS
  • Director: Jin Hyuk
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A mermaid from the Joseon period ends up in present-day Seoul, where she crosses paths with a swindler who may have ties to someone from her past.

  • Keywords: con man, mermaid, promise, historical fiction, naive, first love, evil stepmother, based on myths, legends or folklore, hidden identity, past life, interspecies romance, joseon dynasty, cohabitation, joseon
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    The Legend of the Blue Sea Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2016-12-29
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2016-11-16
    20 Episodes

    The Legend of the Blue Sea 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
    • Jun Ji-hyun

      as Shim Cheong / Sehwa
    • Lee Min-ho

      as Heo Joonjae / Kim Damryeong
    • Lee Hee-jun

      as Jo Namdoo / Park Moo
    • Shin Won-ho

      as Taeo
    • Lee Ji-hoon

      as Heo Chihyeon
    • Hwang Shin-hye

      as Kang Seohee
    • Choi Jung-woo

      as Heo Giljoong
    • Na Young-hee

      as Mo Yooran
    • Shin Hye-sun

      as Cha Shia
    • Moon So-ri

      as Ahn Jinjoo
    • Sung Dong-il

      as Ma Daeyoung / Mr. Yang
    • Park Hae-soo

      as Hong Dongpyo
    • Krystal Jung

      as Minji
    • Shin Eun-soo

      as Shim Cheong (Young)
    • Kal So-won

      as Shim Cheong (Child)
    • Jinyoung

      as Heo Joonjae (Young)
    • Jeon Jin-seo

      as Heo Joonjae (Child)
    Writing Park Ji-eun Writer
    Directing Jin Hyuk Director
    Production Jinnie Choi Executive Producer
    Production Lee Jung-mook Co-Executive Producer