Jumong (TV series) – Wikipedia

2006–2007 south korean television receiver series
Jumong ( korean : 삼한지 : 주몽 편 ; Hanja : 三韓志 : 朱蒙篇 ; RR : Samhanji: Jumong Pyeon ; light. “ The Book of the Three Hans : The chapter of Jumong ” ) is a south korean diachronic series that aired on MBC from 2006 to 2007 as the network ‘s forty-fifth anniversary extra. primitively scheduled for 60 episodes, MBC extended it to 81 because of its popularity. The series examines the animation of Jumong, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo. Few details have been found in the historic record about Jumong, so a lot of the series is fictionalized. The fantastic elements surrounding the original Jumong caption ( such as those concerning his birth ) have been replaced with events more grounded in reality. Jumong is considered separate of the korean Wave ( Hallyu ), with viewer ratings in Iran exceeding 80 percentage. [ 1 ]

plot [edit ]

Following the conquest of Gojoseon by Han China in 108 BCE, the surviving tribes and city-states of Manchuria and the northerly Korean Peninsula are gratingly subjugated as tributaries to the Han, who are portrayed as rule with an cast-iron fist from the Four Commanderies. Haemosu, the drawing card of the local anesthetic underground in the shape of the Damul Army, covertly teams up with Prince Geumwa of Buyeo to defend and rescue Gojoseon refugees throughout the land. After being injured in a struggle, Haemosu is rescued by Lady Yuhwa of the Habaek tribe ( to whom Geumwa has taken a fancy ), and they fall in love. Haemosu is subsequently ambushed and captured by Han forces ( and after falling off a cliff is presumed abruptly by the outside world ), and Lady Yuhwa is forced to seek shelter in Buyeo, where she becomes Geumwa ‘s concubine and gives parentage to a son, Jumong. They maintain that Geumwa is Jumong ‘s church father, when in fact Haemosu is his don.

Twenty years late, the young Jumong is a weak and cowardly prince overshadowed and scorned by his elder “ half-brothers ” Daeso and Youngpo, who are vying for inheritance of the Buyeo throne from their father ( the now-King Geumwa ). Because they believe Jumong is Geumwa ‘s son, they assume that he has a justifiable call to the throne, and their mother ‘s hate of Lady Yuhwa reinforces a feud between the half-brothers who are n’t actually brothers at all. This culminates in an assassination undertake by his brothers, setting in motion a sequence of events that leads to Jumong leaving the palace and, by a spin of destine, encounters his beget, the now-elderly and blind Haemosu. Jumong becomes skilled in fight under Haemosu ‘s covert care, but is unaware of their father-son relationship. At the same clock time, Jumong forms a stopping point relationship with Lady Soseono of the Gyeru trading kin of Jolbon. Following Haemosu ‘s assassination by Daeso and Youngpo, Jumong learns the truth and vows to avenge his forefather and drive out the Han. He returns to Geumwa and leads the Buyeo united states army in a political campaign against the Lintun and Zhenfan Commanderies, but is reported missing in action and presumed dead following an injury in battle. Subsequently, Daeso seizes exponent in Buyeo by colluding with Xuantu Commandery and forces Soseono to be his wife. In desperation, Soseono weds her trade partner Wootae ( not knowing Jumong is even animated ). Jumong, however, is rescued by the Hanbaek tribe and nursed back to health by Lady Yesoya, whom he weds. They return to Buyeo and Jumong feigns servitude to Daeso, thereby earning his faith. With Daeso ‘s guard down, Jumong and his men manage to intercept and lead a bombastic group of Gojoseon refugees into the wilds of Mount Bongye, where they establish a fortress and re-form the Damul Army, against Daeso ‘s wishes, who holds Lady Yuhwa and a pregnant Yesoya hostage in the palace. After a solar eclipse, Geumwa regains the exponent with the assistant of the Prime Minister. He tries to convince Jumong to come back to palace and disband the Damul Army as share of the conditions given by the Prime minister in commute for his reinstatement. Jumong refuses the offer and the Prime Minister tries to eliminate him and his men. Over the next three years, the Damul Army grows and begins uniting versatile local tribes, to the discomfort of Buyeo and Han. Following Wootae ‘s death in conflict, Jumong and Soseono form an alliance and unite the five clans of Jolbon and the Damul Army into a individual potent entity, which succeeds in conquering the Xuantu Commandery and establishing the Kingdom of Goguryeo. When Yesoya and Yuri are reported missing from Buyeo ( and presumed dead ), a grieve Jumong weds Soseono and they become King and Queen of the new nation. After ruling Goguryeo for fifteen years, Jumong succeeds in reuniting with Yesoya and Yuri ( who had been living in exile after escaping from the palace ). Following Geumwa ‘s assassination by Han mercenaries, the newly-crowned King Daeso forms an confederation with Jumong, and the combine armies of Goguryeo and Buyeo succeed in conquering Liaodong Commandery with utter annihilation of the Han army in Manchuria. With Jumong ‘s lifelong mission last dispatch and in order to prevent inner strife due to Yuri ‘s return, Soseono departs from Goguryeo and heads south with the pro-Jolbon cabal and her adolescent sons Biryu and Onjo, who subsequently becomes the laminitis of the Kingdom of Baekje on the korean Peninsula. Buyeo finally collapses following the battlefield death of Daeso at the hands of Jumong ‘s grandson Muhyul. Jumong continues battling against Han China to consolidate his kingdom, and dies at the senesce of 40 after passing the crown of Goguryeo to Yuri .

form [edit ]

production [edit ]

Jumong film set film set Jumong was filmed on placement at Yongin Daejanggeum Park in Cheoin District, Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, where other period play ( such as Dong Yi, Moon Embracing the Sun and Queen Seondeok ) were besides filmed. [ 2 ]

Ratings [edit ]

Jumong received the highest viewership ratings of all the Korean drama that aired in 2006. [ 3 ]

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2006-05-15 1 16.3% (3rd) 17.5%

(3rd)

2006-05-16 2 18.4% (3rd) 19.2% (3rd)
2006-05-22 3 21.8% (1st) 23.6% (1st)
2006-05-23 4 25.3% (2nd) 26.6% (2nd)
2006-05-29 5 28.0% (1st) 29.9% (1st)
2006-05-30 6 28.7% (1st) 29.6% (1st)
2006-06-05 7 27.9% (1st) 29.2% (1st)
2006-06-06 8 32.3% (1st) 33.7% (1st)
2006-06-20 9 29.4% (1st) 30.7% (1st)
2006-06-26 10 33.2% (1st) 35.3% (1st)
2006-06-27 11 32.9% (1st) 34.8% (1st)
2006-07-03 12 36.4% (1st) 38.1% (1st)
2006-07-04 13 37.6% (1st) 38.8% (1st)
2006-07-10 14 35.8% (1st) 37.5% (1st)
2006-07-11 15 37.2% (1st) 38.8% (1st)
2006-07-17 16 40.1% (1st) 42.8% (1st)
2006-07-18 17 38.7% (1st) 39.9% (1st)
2006-07-24 18 39.6% (1st) 41.1% (1st)
2006-07-25 19 39.9% (1st) 40.5% (1st)
2006-07-31 20 35.1% (1st) 36.1% (1st)
2006-08-01 21 36.8% (1st) 38.2% (1st)
2006-08-07 22 37.3% (1st) 37.9% (1st)
2006-08-08 23 37.4% (1st) 38.9% (1st)
2006-08-14 24 35.5% (1st) 35.8% (1st)
2006-08-15 25 39.3% (1st) 40.7% (1st)
2006-08-21 26 38.1% (1st) 39.6% (1st)
2006-08-22 27 39.5% (1st) 40.0% (1st)
2006-08-28 28 40.3% (1st) 41.7% (1st)
2006-08-29 29 40.3% (1st) 40.9% (1st)
2006-09-04 30 39.7% (1st) 40.6% (1st)
2006-09-05 31 40.3% (1st) 41.4% (1st)
2006-09-11 32 39.3% (1st) 40.6% (1st)
2006-09-12 33 38.5% (1st) 39.2% (1st)
2006-09-18 34 39.5% (1st) 40.3% (1st)
2006-09-19 35 43.0% (1st) 43.9% (1st)
2006-09-25 36 42.8% (1st) 43.9% (1st)
2006-09-26 37 43.6% (1st) 44.4% (1st)
2006-10-02 38 42.6% (1st) 43.2% (1st)
2006-10-03 39 44.9% (1st) 44.8% (1st)
2006-10-09 40 44.2% (1st) 45.0% (1st)
2006-10-10 41 43.6% (1st) 43.8% (1st)
2006-10-16 42 43.1% (1st) 43.6% (1st)
2006-10-17 43 42.4% (1st) 42.2% (1st)
2006-10-23 44 44.5% (1st) 45.4% (1st)
2006-10-24 45 45.0% (1st) 45.2% (1st)
2006-10-30 46 44.6% (1st) 45.1% (1st)
2006-10-31 47 43.8% (1st) 43.7% (1st)
2006-11-06 48 46.6% (1st) 47.9% (1st)
2006-11-07 49 47.2% (1st) 48.3% (1st)
2006-11-13 50 43.6% (1st) 43.5% (1st)
2006-11-14 51 48.1% (1st) 49.2% (1st)
2006-11-20 52 44.8% (1st) 45.4% (1st)
2006-11-21 53 44.0% (1st) 44.5% (1st)
2006-11-27 54 45.1% (1st) 45.2% (1st)
2006-11-28 55 44.4% (1st) 44.9% (1st)
2006-12-04 56 44.0% (1st) 44.4% (1st)
2006-12-05 57 42.9% (1st) 43.2% (1st)
2006-12-11 58 46.4% (1st) 46.1% (1st)
2006-12-12 59 41.5% (1st) 42.6% (1st)
2006-12-18 60 44.4% (1st) 45.3% (1st)
2006-12-19 61 46.6% (1st) 47.1% (1st)
2007-01-01 62 44.8% (1st) 45.8% (1st)
2007-01-02 63 45.2% (1st) 45.3% (1st)
2007-01-08 64 45.5% (1st) 45.4% (1st)
2007-01-09 65 46.8% (1st) 47.1% (1st)
2007-01-15 66 46.8% (1st) 47.5% (1st)
2007-01-16 67 47.1% (1st) 47.9% (1st)
2007-01-22 68 49.8% (1st) 50.5% (1st)
2007-01-23 69 42.0% (1st) 43.6% (1st)
2007-01-29 70 47.9% (1st) 48.3% (1st)
2007-01-30 71 50.3% (1st) 51.0% (1st)
2007-02-05 72 47.1% (1st) 48.5% (1st)
2007-02-06 73 46.0% (1st) 47.2% (1st)
2007-02-12 74 47.6% (1st) 48.1% (1st)
2007-02-13 75 47.1% (1st) 47.8% (1st)
2007-02-19 76 41.9% (1st) 42.1% (1st)
2007-02-20 77 49.7% (1st) 49.9% (1st)
2007-02-26 78 47.2% (1st) 47.1% (1st)
2007-02-27 79 50.6% (1st) 50.9% (1st)
2007-03-05 80 49.8% (1st) 50.0% (1st)
2007-03-06 81 51.9% (1st) 52.7% (1st)
Average 40.98% 41.83%

Awards and nominations [edit ]

International circulate [edit ]

Broadcast rights for Jumong were sold to Iran ( Channel 3 ), Turkey, Romania ( TVR1 ), Kazakhstan, Georgia ( Imedi television receiver ), Armenia, Japan ( Fuji TV ), Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam ( VTV1 ), Singapore ( Mediacorp Channel U ), Indonesia, Thailand ( Channel 3 ), Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines ( GMA Network ), Fiji ( Fiji One ), Iraqi Kurdistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Cambodia ( cambodian Television Network ), United States ( AZN Television ), Myanmar ( Myawaddy TV & MRTV-4 ), and Sri Lanka ( Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation ). [ 7 ] [ 8 ] [ 9 ] [ 10 ] According to Reuters the most democratic episodes of Jumong attracted over 90 % of iranian audience ( compared to 40 % in South Korea ), propelling its star actor Song Il-gook to superstar status in Iran. [ 11 ]

Hong Kong broadcast controversy [edit ]

Asia Television bought the Hong Kong broadcast rights ; however, controversy surrounding its translation escalated argument about ATV ‘s editorial independence in newsworthiness and drama. The controversy chiefly surrounded the cut of certain segments, [ 12 ] the option translation of stead names and the alternative of a character ‘s occupation. The switch of the news “ nation ” ( in character to Goguryeo ) to “ tribe ” and the translation of the Han Dynasty as the “ heavenly dynasty ” has generated controversy about the station ‘s editorial independence. This is related to controversies involving the governments of China and South Korea over the translation of history of Goguryeo .

References [edit ]

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