The Legend of the Blue Sea 蓝色海洋的传说 (Korean Drama DVD)
The Legend of the Blue Sea is a South Korean television series starring Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho. Inspired by a classic Joseon legend from Korea’s first collection of unofficial historical tales, about a fisherman who capture and kidnapped a mermaid, this drama tells the love story of a con-artist and a mermaid who travels across the ocean to find him.
“When a Mermaid meets a genius Liar…… 人鱼与男主前世今生的两次牵手。。。。?⛲?”
Alternative Name: 蓝色大海的传说 | 푸른 바다의 전설
Starring: Jun Ji-Hyun (全智贤) | Lee Min-Ho (李敏镐) | Lee Hee-Jun (李熙俊) | Shin Won-Ho from CROSS GENE (申原昊)
Audio Tracks: Korean | Mandarin
Subtitle: English | Chinese
Release Date: 06/06/2017
Number of episodes: 20 + 1 (Bonus Special Making)
Number of dics: 6 High Definition DVDs
The Legend of the Blue Sea 蓝色海洋的传说 Synopsis
How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern society?
Shim Cheong (Jun Ji-Hyun) is a mermaid who follows her one true love, a nobleman’s son named Kim Moon from the Joseon Dynasty, to modern-day Seoul. Moon’s modern doppelgänger is Heo Joon Jae (Lee Min-Ho), a highly skilled scam artist who first becomes interested in Shim Cheong because of a jade bracelet worth $6 million that Shim Cheong wears.
With nowhere to go, Shim Cheong is taken in by Joon Jae, who also finds his con partners, Jo Nam Doo (Lee Hee-Joon) and Tae Oh (Shin Won-Ho), hiding out in his home from a vengeful past victim of their scams. Shim Cheong discovers a rival for Joon Jae’s heart in Cha Shi Ah (Shin Hye-Sun), a researcher at KAIST who deals with ancient artifacts.
When a dangerous killer named Ma Dae Young (Sung Dong-Il) sent by Joon Jae’s stepmother who wants to make her own son the heir to Joon Jae’s fortunes, can Shim Cheong survive her strange new environment while also helping Joon Jae avoid the dangers that await him?
“The Legend of the Blue Sea” is a 2016-2017 South Korean drama series directed by Jin Hyuk. The story is inspired by a historical tale about a mermaid contained in a short story anthology known as Eou Yadam by Joseon-era scholar Yu Mong In.
This drama marks the last acting role for superstar Lee Min-Ho before he entered his mandatory two-year military service and the first acting role for Jun Ji Hyun after giving birth to her first child. Parts of the drama series were filmed on the Pacific island of Palau and in Spain.
In SBS Drama Awards 2016, Lee Min-Ho has received Top Excellence Award (Actor in a Genre & Fantasy Drama) and this drama has won 5 other Best Awards. It also won the Best Drama Series of the Year Award, Best Actor of the Year Award ( Lee Min-Ho) along with 2 other awards in the 12th Soompi Awards.
《蓝色海洋的传说》的最高视率高达到23%，最高瞬时收视率高达到25.4%；李敏镐获得SBS演技大赏Fantasy最佳演技奖，李敏镐与全智贤共同获得SBS演技大赏10大明星奖和Best Couple奖。在第12届 Soompi Awards，《蓝色海洋的传说》收获最佳年度电视剧大奖，李敏镐与全智贤共同获得最佳情侣奖和李敏镐、李熙俊与申原昊共同获得最佳兄弟情奖。