“The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won” Kdrama 2021 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won” Kdrama (also known as “The Great King Yi Bang Won”) is a KBS1 original drama series that released on 11 December 2021. “The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won” stars Joo Sang Wook, Ye Ji Won, Kim Yeong Chul and more in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki*.

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • OST
  • Trailers & Clips
  • Similar K-Dramas


“The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won” tells the story of Yi Bang Won, the third king of Joseon. He becomes the founder of the Joseon dynasty and ending the regime of Goryeo.


Historical, Action, Thriller

Main Cast & Characters

  • Joo Sang Wook as Yi Bang Won / King Taejong
  • Kim Young Chul as Yi Seong Gye / King Taejo
  • Park Jin Hee as Queen Wongyeong
  • Ye Ji Won as Queen Sindeok

Supporting Cast

  • Kim Myung Soo as Yi Bang Gwa
  • Ye Soo Jung as Queen Shinui Han
  • Lee Won Bal as Yi Hwa
  • Uhm Hyo Sup as Yi Bang Woo
  • Hong Kyung In as Yi Bang Ui
  • Jo Soon Chang as Yi Bang Gan
  • Kim Jin Sung as Yi Bang Seok
  • Jang Tae Hoon as Yi Je
  • Im Ye Jin as Princess Jungsoon
  • Lee Kwang Ki as Jung Do Jeon
  • Nam Sung Jin as Ha Ryun
  • Lee Dong Hoon as Yi Jong Ryong
  • Noh Young Kook as Jo Joon
  • Sun Dong Hyuk as Yi Ji Ran

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Saturday and Sunday at 21:40

Episodes & Ratings

“The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won” Korean drama will have a total of 32 episodes.

Still Cuts (more at Official Site)


Notes & Facts

  • Joo Sang Wook earlier starred in Korean drama “Touch” (2020).
  • Kim Yeong Cheol earlier starred in Korean drama “Times” (2021).
  • Park Jin Hee earlier starred in Korean drama “Love Scene Number” (2021).
  • Ye Ji Won earlier appeared in Korean drama “Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol” (2020).
  • Directors: Kim Hyung Il, Shim Jae Hyun
  • Screenwriter: Lee Jung Woo

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won” on Viki here.

OST List


Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,….., Highlights

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*Drama is subject to regional availability.

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