Overview: “Korea-Khitan War” Kdrama (also known as “Goryeo-Khitan War”) is a KBS2 original drama series that released on November 11, 2023. It will tell the story of the king of Goryeo who together with commander-in-chief of Goryeo Army, leads the war against Khitan. “Korea-Khitan War” stars Choi Soo Jong, Kim Dong Jun and Ji Seung Hyun in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki* and Netflix* in selected regions.
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“Korea-Khitan War” Korean drama tells the story of the 26-year-long war between Goryeo and Khitans.
King Hyeon Jong is the last grandson of Taejo of Goryeo. He became king at the age of 19 because of Kang Cho and faced invasion by Khitans at such a young age.
General Gang Gam Chan Commander-in-Chief of the Goryeo Army, once scolded the young king, but despite this, he became the king’s political teacher and commander-in-chief of the Goryeo army. Together, they both united the people of Goryeo to win the war against the Khitans and win the battle at last.
Action, Military, Historical, War
Main Cast & Characters
- Choi Soo Jong as Gang Gam Chan
- Kim Dong Jun as King Hyeon Jong of Goryeo
- Ji Seung Hyun as Yang Gyu
- Lee Won Jong as Kang Cho
- Kim Jae Min as Lee Hyun Woon
- Han Jae Young as Ji Chae Mun
- Lee Ji Hoon as Jang Yeon Woo
- Jang In Seop as Hwangbo Yu Ui
- Ju Seok Tae as Choe Jil
- Ryu Seung Hyun as Kim Hoon
- Lee Cheol Min as Gang Min Cheom
- Kim San Ho as Jeong Seon
- Joo Yeo Woo as Kim Sook Heung
- Seo Jae Woo as Kim Jong Hyeon
- Jung Ho Bin as Yoo Bang
- Lee Jae Gu as Dae Do Su
- Kwak Min Seok as Won Jong Seok
- Lee Do Guk as Ha Gong Jin
- Jo Sang Gi as Tak Sa Jeong
- Kim Joong Don as Jo Won
- Kim Sun Bin as Choe Chung
- Kim Hyuk as Emperor Shengong of Liao
- Kim Jun Bae as So Bae Ap
- Lee Sang Hong as Yayul Bun No
- Park Jung Hwan as Yayul Jeok Ro
- Kim Gu Taek as Han Gi
- Jo Hee Bong as Yoo Jin
- Kim Jeong Hak as Choe Hang
- Han Seung Hyun as Chae Chung Soon
- Park Yoo Seung as Choe Sa Wi
- Lee Sia as Queen Won Jeong
- Ha Seung Ri as Won Seong
- Jo Seung Yeon as Kim Eun Bu
- Kim Oh Bok as Yang Hyeop
- Baek Sung Hyun as King Mokjong of Goryeo
- Lee Min Young as Empress Cheonchu
- Gong Jung Hwan as Kim Chi Yang
- Lee Poong Eun as Yoo Haeng Gan
- Oh Jae Young as Yoo Chung Jeong
- Yoon Bok In as Gang Gam Chan’s wife
- Lee Jae Yong as Park Jin
- Kang Shin Il as Monk Jin Kwan
- Lee Chang Jik as Lee Joo Jeong
Air Time & Schedule
New Episodes every Saturday & Sunday at 09:20 PM KST.
Episodes & Ratings
Korean drama “Korea-Khitan War” will have a total of 32 episodes.
Notes & Facts
- “Goryeo-Khitan War” had been in the works since the winter of 2020.
- The drama is a special project celebrating the 50th anniversary of KBS as a public service provider.
- Choi Soo Jong earlier starred in Korean drama “My Only One” (2018).
- Kim Dong Jun earlier appeared in Korean drama “Joseon Exorcist” (2021).
- Ji Seung Hyun earlier appeared in Korean drama “My Dearest Part 2” (2023).
- This series is the adoption of the novel “Goryeo-Khitan War: Sweet Rain in The Winter” written by Gil Seung Soo.
- Historical Event Releted to The Drama: The Goryeo–Khitan War was a series of 10th- and 11th-century conflicts between the Goryeo dynasty of Korea and the Khitan-led Liao dynasty of China near the present-day border between China and North Korea.
- The drama marks the return of veteran actor Choi Soo Jong to historical dramas after a decade. He plays Gang Gam Chan, a government official and military commander with great knowledge and resourcefulness who led the Battle of Guiju to victory.
- Director: Jeon Woo Sung, Kim Han Sol
- Scriptwriter: Lee Jung Woo
Where To Watch Online?
You can watch “Korea-Khitan War” online on Viki here.
Trailers & Clips
Episodes 1, 2, 3,…., Highlights
*Drama is subject to regional availability.