The King's Face

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (93)

The King's Face is about a young child named Gwanghae. His story begins as a child belonging to a concubine who later becomes a young prince of Joseon. As the years go by, Gwanghe's relationship with his father King Seonjo slowly becomes a love and hate relationship when it comes to the topics of politics and love. Gwanghae decides to see a face-reading fortune teller to help him become the next king by using physiognomy to gain power to take the throne.

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Episode 23
23. Episode 23
February 5, 2015
Gwanghae defends the throne from Kim Do Chi.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
February 4, 2015
The new Queen has given the king a rightful heir to the throne. Gwanghae finds himself trying to defend his position as crown prince from his three-year old half brother and the cunning wiles of the Queen.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
January 29, 2015
Do Chi's longing for power overwhelms his rationality. Gwanghae and Eunuch Im plot on how to overthrow Do Chi from his seat of power.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
January 28, 2015
Gwanghae sees through Do Chi's manipulations and allies with Gwiin Kim to counter Do Chi's power over the king.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
January 22, 2015
While the Jurchens become an increasing threat, Do Chi takes the opportunity to frame Gwanghae as a traitorous and power-hungry crown prince so that he can help Gwiin Kim get closer to the throne.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
January 21, 2015
Gwanghae meets Heo Gyun for the first time, and learns of an assassination plot against the king.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
January 15, 2015
With Gwanghae's enemies growing stronger by the day, Ga Hee finally decides to enter the palace as a concubine.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
January 14, 2015
It's a year after the war has ended, and Seonjo's hallucinations become worse. Do Chi takes advantage of the king's weakness and manipulates the insecure king to turn against Gwanghae.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
January 8, 2015
Gwanghae plans to reclaim the capital from the Japanese, which means breaking a treaty that his father made with the Japanese and Chinese. Ga Hee's faith in Do Chi diminishes further when she learns of his traitorous actions.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
January 7, 2015
Gwanghae manages to fight back the Japanese troops, but the king is delivered a different message. To prevent a treaty being made between the Japanese and the Chinese, he must do something that could cost him the throne.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
January 1, 2015
Seonjo names Gwanghae the Crown Prince in time to leave him with the troubles of the advancing Japanese troops.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
December 26, 2014
The Japanese invasion has begun, and King Seonjo's actions at this time of crisis forces Daedong Society and Gwanghae to take action on the matter of succession.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
December 23, 2014
Gwanghae survives his brother's attack with the help of Ga Hee, but it forever creates a divide between the two brothers. The Japanese who live in Seoul begin to act suspiciously, worrying Gwanghae and the king that war may be imminent.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
December 18, 2014
Gwanghae is restored to his status as prince, and it hardens his resolve to become the crown prince. But he must sacrifice his love and marry another woman who will help him politically.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
December 17, 2014
Gwanghae presents a plan for tax reform that has unforeseen results, including putting the Queen Majesty in danger and threatening his romance with Ga Hee.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
December 11, 2014
Gwanghae makes a bet with Gong Ryang that possibly will turn the court upside down, and make Gwiin Kim's position even more unstable in court.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
December 10, 2014
King Seonjo refuses to give up on searching for Daedong Society, and puts a tail on Gwanghae to get more clues. Do Chi lands a position in court just as Kim Gong Ryang becomes more distrustful of him and Ga Hee.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
December 5, 2014
Gwanghae's investigations lead him right to Daedong Society and Ga Hee, but will he betray the woman he loves to secure his position in the palace?
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
December 4, 2014
Do Chi does not pass the exam as expected, and finds another powerful ally within the palace to help land him a government position. Gwanghae falls victim to Gwiin Kim's machinations in ensuring her son is named crown prince.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
November 27, 2014
Kim Do Chi takes the lead over Daedong Society and changes Ga Hee's fate. Gwanghae leaves the palace and leads a low-profile life as a face reader in town.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
November 26, 2014
When Ga Hee's father is arrested for treason, she turns her back to Gwanghae and decides to save her parents' life by becoming a concubine. King Seonjo's reliance on face reading overpowers his ability to judge objectively.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
November 20, 2014
Gwanghae learns more about Yoon Hae's true identity. Seonjo unsettles the city by investigating his most loyal followers and accusing them of treason
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
November 19, 2014
King Seonjo, who as a youth was told by a face reader that he will be an unfit king, faces plague and starvation in his kingdom. Thieves break into the palace library searching for the book that will prove Seonjo does not have a 'King's Face.'
Description

The King's Face is about a young child named Gwanghae. His story begins as a child belonging to a concubine who later becomes a young prince of Joseon. As the years go by, Gwanghe's relationship with his father King Seonjo slowly becomes a love and hate relationship when it comes to the topics of politics and love. Gwanghae decides to see a face-reading fortune teller to help him become the next king by using physiognomy to gain power to take the throne.

The King's Face is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on November 19, 2014.

Where to Watch The King's Face

The King's Face is available for streaming on the KBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The King's Face on demand at Viki.

  • Premiere Date
    November 19, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (93)