Bridal Mask


Gaksital / 각시탈

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Cast:

Year: 2012

Episodes: 28 (60 mins)

Ratings: 18%

Theme song: Goodbye Day by Ulala Session

Story/Synopsis:

Two brothers – Lee Kang-to and Lee Kang-san – live in Seoul in the 1930’s, oppressed under the Japanese rule. Kang-to, the younger brother, is a rising star in the police force and works with the Japanese police to capture “Bridal Mask,” a mysterious freedom fighter who fights for independence wearing a Korean Bridal Mask. Later when Lee Kang-to’s life is turned upside down, he dons the Bridal Mask and fights injustice and rights wrongs against the Japanese during one of the darkest periods of Korea’s history.

Kimura Shunji is a gentle Japanese teacher who has come to teach in Korea against his father’s will. He is best friends with Kang-to and shares a loving relationship with his Korean nanny. He also falls in love with the fiercely patriotic Mok Dan, a woman who is in love with Kang-to, a twist that begins to change him into a darker person.

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King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo


제빵왕 김탁구 / Jeppangwang Kim Tak Goo / Baker King, Kim Tak Goo / Bread, Love and Dreams / 面包王金卓求

Cast:

  • Yoon Shi Yoon as Kim Tak Goo
  • Eugene as Shin Yoo Kyung
  • Joo Won as Goo Ma Jun
  • Lee Young Ah as Jang Mi Sun

Year: 2010

Episodes: 30 (60 minutes)

Ratings: Peak=50.8%, Avg=38.6%

Ending: End of the Day (하루의 끝에) by V.O.S

Story/Synopsis:

Kim Tak Goo is the eldest son of Goo Il Jong, the president of GeoSeong Enterprise, a legend in the baking industry. Although he is an extremely talented baker and seemed destined to succeed his father as president, Goo Il Jong’s family plotted to rob him of his inheritance because he was born to Il Jong’s mistress, a maid at his household. However, due to complicated circumstances, Tak Goo’s mother, Kim Mi Sun has been kidnapped and then, disappeared from the world. Tak Goo‘s determination to find his lost mother and to become number one in the baking industry drives him to rebuild his career from scratch despite the many trials he faces.

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