Overview: “My Dearest” Kdrama is an MBC original drama series that released on August 4, 2023. It will tell the romance story set during the Joseon period when Qing invaded Joseon. “My Dearest” stars Namgoong Min, Ahn Eun Jin, Lee Hak Joo, Lee Da In and more in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki* in selected regions.
Table of Contents
“My Dearest” Korean drama tells the romance story set during the Joseon period when Qing invaded Joseon.
Yoo Gil Chae (Ahn Eun Jin) is a bright and beautiful young woman who comes from a noble family. However, she is so full of herself and thinks she can win the heart of any man. Soon, her carefree life takes a mature turn after Qing invasion, and she also meets a mysterious man, Lee Jang Hyun (Namgoong Min).
Lee Jang Hyun is an unfamiliar man in the Neunggeun Village who suddenly appears in the village’s high society. Due to a tragedy in his life, he lost any interest in love, marriage, or anything. However, when he meets Lee Jang Hyun he falls for her strongly. Both end up falling in love with each other, but war and struggles comes between them. As they fear of losing their loved ones, they need to go separate ways.
Meanwhile, Kyung Eun Ae (Lee Da In) is Yoo Gil Chae’s closest friend. She is currently engaged to Nam Yeon Joon (Lee Hak Joo), whom she loves a lot. Nam Yeon Joon is a kind personality who is currently studying at Sungkyunkwan.
Historical, Romance, Melodrama
Main Cast & Characters
- Namgoong Min as Lee Jang Hyun
- Ahn Eun Jin as Yoo Gil Chae
- Lee Hak Joo as Nam Yeon Jun
- Lee Da In as Kyung Eun Ae
- Kim Yoon Woo as Ryang Eum
- Kim Seo An as Young Rang
- Jeon Hye Won as Crown Princess Kang Bin
- Park Jeong Yeon as Jong Jong Yi
- Yang Hyun Min as Pyo Eon Gyum (Eunuch)
- Park Kang Sub as Gu Jam
- Oh Man Seok as Yoo Gyo Yeon (Gil Chae’s father)
- Jo Seung Yun as Kyung Geun Jik (Eun Ae’s father)
- Kwon So Hyun as Bang Du Ne
- Ji Seung Hyun as Gu Won Moo
- Choi Moo Sung as Yang Chun
- Kim Jong Tae as King In Jo
- Kim Moo Joon as Crown Prince So Hyun
- Kim Tae Hoon as Choi Myung Gil
- Choi Jong Hwan as Kim Sang Heon
- Ha Kyung as Shin Yi Rib
- Choi Young Woo as Yong Gol Dae
- Kim Joon Won as Hong Taiji
- Park Jong Wook as Kong Soon Yak
- Park Eun Woo as Yoo Young Chae
- Kim Ga Hee as Yoo Ha
- Kim Eun Soo as Joon Jeol
- Park Jin Woo as Park Dae
- Ji Gun Woo as Dae Oh
- Nam Tae Hoon as Tae Sung
- Choi Soo Gyun as Jung Yeon
- Kang Gil Woo as Jung Myung Soo
- Jung Han Yong as Song Chu
- Nam Ki Ae as Yi Rang
Air Time & Schedule
New Episodes every Friday and Saturday at 09:50 PM KST.
Episodes & Ratings
“My Dearest Part 1”~ 10 episodes
“My Dearest Part 2”~ 10 episodes
Notes & Facts
- Namgoong Min earlier starred in Korean drama “One Dollar Lawyer” (2022).
- Ahn Eun Jin earlier starred in Korean drama “The Good Bad Mother” (2023).
- Lee Hak Joo earlier starred in Korean drama “Shadow Detective” (2022).
- Lee Da In earlier starred in Korean drama “Alice” (2020).
- Kim Yoon Woo earlier starred in Korean web drama “Mimicus” (2022).
- “My Dearest” Kdrama will have a total of 20 episodes, divided into two parts.
- Part 2 will release in October 2023.
- Previous drama on this time slot of MBC: Numbers
- Director: Kim Sung Yong
- Writer: Hwang Jin Young
Where To Watch Online?
You can watch “My Dearest” online on Viki.
Trailers & Clips
Episodes 1, 2, 3,……., Highlights
*Drama is subject to regional availability.