The Bride of Habaek

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (3,820)

The Bride of Habaek is a South Korean television series that aired on TVN in 2017. The series follows the story of Ha Baek (Nam Joo-hyuk), a water god who has come to earth to find the sacred stones that are necessary for him to become king of the gods. When he arrives on earth, he encounters So Ah (Shin Se-Kyung), a psychiatrist who is struggling to keep her mental health clinic afloat.

Initially, So Ah is skeptical of Ha Baek's claims that he is a god, but as she starts to witness his powers firsthand, she begins to believe. Eventually, So Ah and Ha Baek fall in love, but their relationship is threatened by the fact that the gods are not allowed to be in romantic relationships with humans.

Adding to the drama is the fact that there are other gods on earth, who are looking to take the throne and become king of the gods themselves. One of these gods is Moo Ra (Krystal Jung), a water goddess who is determined to prevent Ha Baek from obtaining the sacred stones.

As the series progresses, the relationship between Ha Baek and So Ah becomes more complex, and they are forced to navigate both their own feelings for one another and the larger political drama among the gods. Meanwhile, Moo Ra becomes increasingly aggressive in her efforts to thwart Ha Baek's plans, and the other gods become involved in the conflict as well.

The series is notable for its stunning visuals, particularly the scenes set in the underwater kingdom of the gods. The costumes and sets are elaborate and intricate, and the special effects used to depict the various magical powers are impressive.

In addition to the romance and fantasy elements, The Bride of Habaek also touches on themes of mental health and personal growth. So Ah's struggles to keep her clinic afloat and her own mental health challenges are explored in depth, and her relationship with Ha Baek helps her to grow and become more confident in herself.

The series also features a strong supporting cast, including Ju-hwan Lim as CEO Shin Hoo Ye, So Ah's childhood friend and business partner. Hoo Ye becomes embroiled in the conflict between the gods and develops his own complex relationship with Moo Ra.

Overall, The Bride of Habaek is a compelling and beautiful series that will appeal to fans of romantic fantasy dramas. The chemistry between the two leads is palpable, and the larger political intrigue among the gods keeps the plot moving at a fast pace. With its stunning visuals and touching character development, The Bride of Habaek is a must-watch for anyone interested in Korean dramas.

The Bride of Habaek is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on January 2, 2017.

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Episode 16
16. Episode 16
Yeom-mi identifies the person from her dream as So-ah's missing father. Ha-baek worries about So-ah after he returns to his world.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
So-ah watches the sunset with Ha-baek and admits that she wants to see her father. As they spend time together before their parting, Hoo-ye shows up.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
Mura lashes out at Ha-baek when the reason for Hoo-ye killing Bi-ryum's subordinate Mo-myung comes to light. Hoo-ye remembers it all and disappears.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
Ha-baek returns to find out why the sacred stones are in the human world. He tells So-ah he wants to love her so that he can properly say goodbye.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
Mura tells So-ah how her ancestors became servants of the gods in order to convince her to allow Ha-baek to return to his own world.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
Ha-baek presses So-ah when he misunderstands her relationship with Hoo-ye, but she pushes back. He realizes his feelings and opens up to her.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
Joo-dong regains his memory and gives the third sacred stone to Ha-baek. Joo-dong says Hoo-ye unintentionally caused his memory loss.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
Ha-baek finally meets Joo-dong only to find he has lost his memory. On the day Hoo-ye came to the human world, Joo-dong was struck by lightning.
8. Episode8
Ha-baek realizes that Hoo-ye is a demigod and suspects he has something to do with Joo-dong's disappearance. So-ah frets about the land sale.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
So-ah visits Hoo-ye and opens up to him after an argument with Ha-baek. Ha-baek later tells So-ah that she can sell the land.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
After Bi-ryum threatens to drop So-ah from a bridge to test Ha-baek's power, she asks what her ancestors did to make her deserve this fate.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
So-ah is riding in a car with Ha-baek and Soo-ri when the brakes fail. Ha-baek saves her with his power, which only returned in her time of need.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
Ha-baek's divine power returns as he saves a falling So-ah, but it proves to be only temporary. So-ah finally believes that Ha-baek is a god.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
So-ah becomes mentally unstable after hearing the voices of plants and bugs. Yeom-mi suggests the cause might be guilt over failing to help someone.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
So-ah doesn't realize she's descended from servants of the gods. After a sudden kiss from Ha-baek, she starts to hear strange things.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
The god Ha-baek, heir to the throne of the Water Kingdom, comes to the human world and meets psychiatrist So-ah, who mistakes him for a patient.
Where to Watch The Bride of Habaek
The Bride of Habaek is available for streaming on the TVN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Bride of Habaek on demand at Apple TV Channels, Tubi TV and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 2, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (3,820)