The Kingdom of the Winds

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  • TV-14
  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (1,282)

The Kingdom of the Winds is an epic historical drama television series that premiered on MBC channel in South Korea in 2008. The show is loosely based on the Korean historical figure, Muhyul, who is believed to have lived during the Three Kingdoms period of Korean history in the late 1st century BC. The drama was a production of the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) and starred popular actor Song Il-Kook in the lead role.

The story of The Kingdom of the Winds takes place during the early stages of the Goguryeo kingdom, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. The show depicts the struggles and wars that took place between the kingdoms of Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla during this period. The story is centered around Muhyul, a skilled and powerful warrior who is the son of the Goguryeo king. Muhyul is exiled from his homeland by his uncle, the king's younger brother, because of a prophesy that predicts that Muhyul will become king and overthrow his uncle. The story follows Muhyul as he journeys throughout the Three Kingdoms, fighting for survival and working to reclaim his rightful place as Goguryeo's ruler.

The show has a large and multi-dimensional cast of characters, all of whom play significant roles in the story. Among them are the beautiful and intelligent Baekje princess Yeon-hwa, who is sent to Goguryeo as a political hostage and becomes embroiled in the conflict between Muhyul and his uncle; the cunning and ambitious Silla prince Hodong, who seeks to ally himself with Goguryeo against Baekje; and the formidable warrior Wi-jong, Muhyul's archenemy and most dangerous opponent. The interactions and relationships between these characters drive much of the narrative, creating a complex and engaging story that keeps viewers invested in the outcome.

The Kingdom of the Winds is notable for its high production values and grand scale. The show features sweeping panoramic shots of the Korean landscape, as well as large-scale battle scenes that are expertly choreographed and filmed. The costumes and set design are also impressive, with great attention to detail paid to ensuring that the show accurately depicts the look and feel of ancient Korea. While the show is primarily a historical drama, it also incorporates elements of fantasy and mythology, adding a layer of mystical intrigue to the proceedings.

Despite its grand scale and epic narrative, The Kingdom of the Winds is also a character-driven drama that explores themes of loyalty, duty, and family. Muhyul is a compelling protagonist who is torn between his loyalty to his family and his duty to his people, and the show does an excellent job of portraying the conflicts and challenges he faces as he strives to make the right choices. The other characters are also well-developed and complex, and their personal journeys are integral to the show's overarching narrative.

In summary, The Kingdom of the Winds is a sweeping historical drama that showcases the grandeur and complexity of Korean history. It is a beautifully crafted show that features great acting, stunning visuals, and a compelling story that will keep viewers engaged from start to finish. Whether you are a fan of historical dramas or simply enjoy epic storytelling, The Kingdom of the Winds is a must-watch show that will transport you to a bygone era and keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.

The Kingdom of the Winds is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (36 episodes). The series first aired on September 10, 2008.

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Episode 36
36. Episode 36
January 15, 2009
Goguryeo's military burn with combativeness following the gruesome death of Maro.
Episode 35
35. Episode 35
January 14, 2009
The detached force led by Goeyu and Maro dominating Buyeo's border guards signals the start of the last war.
Episode 34
34. Episode 34
January 8, 2009
Dojin falters as he intuitively knows Muhyul came to Buyeo to reclaim his wife and son. Muhyul is also distressed.
Episode 33
33. Episode 33
January 7, 2009
Muhyul is devastated after finding out that Yeon and Hodong are living with Dojin in Buyeo.
Episode 32
32. Episode 32
December 25, 2008
Instead of killing Baegeuk, Muhyul makes Baegeuk his slave.
Episode 31
31. Episode 31
December 24, 2008
As his predecessors, king Yuri with only his last minutes remaining, heads to Oesindang to conceal his death from his subjects.
Episode 30
30. Episode 30
December 18, 2008
Baegeuk succeeds in driving king Daeso out.
Episode 29
29. Episode 29
December 17, 2008
Muhyul manages to repel Dojin and his army that were heading toward Jolbon castle but does not pursue them till the end but lets them go.
Episode 28
28. Episode 28
December 11, 2008
Finally Baegeuk gains control of Guknae castle.
Episode 27
27. Episode 27
December 10, 2008
King Yuri leaves the palace to meet Sanga who lies sick in bed.
Episode 26
26. Episode 26
December 4, 2008
In the heat of preparations for conquest, Dojin and Baegeuk's plan to rebel is in progress.
Episode 25
25. Episode 25
December 3, 2008
Muhyul and Yeoni who meet again as Goguryeo's crown prince and Buyeo's princess gaze at each other with sorrowful eyes.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
November 27, 2008
Dojin informs king Daeso of his plans to overthrow Goguryeo, and king Daeso grants royal permission.
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
November 26, 2008
Muhyul goes to Dojin and begs Dojin to help him find Yeon.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
November 20, 2008
Owing to Muhyul's miserable defeat, the chance of victory is handed over to Buyeo.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
November 19, 2008
Muhyul who was returning to Guknae castle comes face to face with his assassin.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
November 13, 2008
Muhyul purposely provokes king Daeso.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
November 12, 2008
Muhyul who has become a prince advise Yeoni to enter the royal palace to guard her from the Heukyoung.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
November 6, 2008
As the outbreak of the mysterious unidentified epidemic spreads further, king Yuri also is poisoned and his life hangs by a thread.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
November 5, 2008
King Yuri is terrified after hearing about the ghost of the dead prince on top along with the disasters happening around the country.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
October 30, 2008
King Yuri saves Muyul's life by taking all risks.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
October 29, 2008
Princess Seryu begin to follow Dojin who holds the necklace she gave to her deceased brother.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
October 23, 2008
King Yuri incurs conflict with Jaegahoei by changing the frontier guards to the Gisan tribe.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
October 22, 2008
Yeoni treats Muhyul's badly hurt leg, and feels there is an unbreakable thread between herself and Muhyul.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
October 16, 2008
Muhyul howls at King Yuri.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
October 15, 2008
Muhyul falls in reminisce as he stops by Pyeongcheonbeol on his way to Goguryeo to assassinate king Yuri.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
October 9, 2008
As Sagu closes in to remove Takrok, Dojin is tested by king Daeso.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
October 8, 2008
With the crown prince investiture ceremony not far ahead, envoys of each nations are arriving one after the other in the festive mood of Guknae castle.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
October 3, 2008
Yeon comes to the rescue of Muhyul.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
October 1, 2008
The subjects of Goguryeo are brutally massacred by king Daeso and his army as they march toward Goguryeo.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
September 25, 2008
Baegeuk has a hunch that crown prince Haemyung is up to something and so drops in the mercenary training ground without advance notice, but thanks to Muhyul and Chubalso interference he fails to find any concrete evidence.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
September 24, 2008
In the prison Takrok's soldiers put him in; Muhyul is asked by a Sejak from Hwangryong-Guk who is nearing the end of his life to deliver an encrypted letter.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
September 18, 2008
Muhyul and his men are tortured after being taken to Buyeo's frontier guards.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
September 17, 2008
Muhyul heads for Jumong's grave to save Hyeap from the Heukyoung.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
September 11, 2008
King Yuri has inner conflicts.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
September 10, 2008
In 4 A.D. Goguryeo's second king King Yuri has been subjugating the Gisan tribe as the finishing stage of a long war of conquest.
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  • Premiere Date
    September 10, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (1,282)