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Kim Soo Hyun’s ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’ to Air in Japan
Kim Soo Hyun’S ‘Moon Embracing The Sun’ To Air In Japan

Kim Soo Hyun’s ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’ to Air in Japan

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You can meet actor Kim Soo Hyun in Japanese TV this July. On May 30, 2014, according to actor Kim Soo Hyun"s agency, the MBC drama "Moon Embracing the Sun," in which actor Kim Soo Hyun starred, is going to air through NHK Japan in July. This decision was made by the interest of the fans of Kim Soo Hyun in Japan. When the MBC drama "Moon Embracing the Sun" was aired in Korea in 2012, it recorded the highest national viewing rate of 42.2%. In January of 2013, the drama "Moon Embracing the Sun" was aired on NHK BS Premium in Japan.

Classic KDrama 101: The Moon Embracing The Sun
Classic Kdrama 101: The Moon Embracing The Sun

Classic KDrama 101: The Moon Embracing The Sun

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The Moon Embracing The SunAlthough this drama is only a year old, it was so loved and sosuccessful that it earns the designation of Classic KDrama. "The MoonEmbracing The Sun" has everything that makes a kdrama enjoyable:intersecting love triangles, doomed, separated lovers, a little magic,political intrigue and, for lovers of historical dramas, great costumesand some epic sword fights.

The drama begins when 13-year-old Heo Yeon Woo, played by Kim YooJung, accompanies her mother to the royal palace to attend a ceremony.When she wanders away, she meets the Crown Prince Lee Hweon, played byYeo Jin Goo, trying to escape the palace. They fall in love and she ischosen as the Crown Princess. If ever there was a devoted andwell-suited couple, it's the Crown Prince and Princess.

But, alas, fate intervenes in a heartbreaking way. The Dowager Queen,played by Kim Young Ae, orders Heo's death, so she can install thedaughter of another clan as Crown Princess. She orders a shaman, aspiritual intermediary between people and the gods, to cast a spell onher. But the shaman has promised a friend that she will protect the girland instead, in true fairy tale fashion, casts another kind of spell tospirit her away.

Kim Yoo Jung, Nam Bora & Kim So Hyun to snap picture together after “The Moon Embracing The Sun”
Kim Yoo Jung, Nam Bora & Kim So Hyun To Snap Picture Together After “the Moon Embracing The Sun”

Kim Yoo Jung, Nam Bora & Kim So Hyun to snap picture together after “The Moon Embracing The Sun”

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On December 15th, actress Kim So Hyun tweeted the below picture of herself together with Kim Yoo Jung and Nam Bo Bora with the caption, “Together at the Melon Music Awards.”

The actresses were chosen as top three best child actresses this year with the acting skills they had demonstrated earlier in the drama “The Moon Embracing The Sun”.

The Moon Embracing the Sun and Deep-rooted Tree compete for the Best Drama Series at SDA
The Moon Embracing The Sun And Deep-Rooted Tree Compete For The Best Drama Series At Sda

The Moon Embracing the Sun and Deep-rooted Tree compete for the Best Drama Series at SDA

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There are total seven judges, Pyo Jae Soon, a chair-professor from Hallyu Culture and Industry Graduate School in Bae Je University, Jang Mi Hee, a professor from the theater department of Myung Ji Community College, Yang Wenjun, one of the five most famous drama directors in China, Yoshiki Nishimura, an EP of the Drama Department of NHK, Cynthia Fenneman, a CEO of American Public Television, Norbert Sauer, a president of UFA FilmProductions in Germany, Trudi Tierney, the head of Drama Department of Moby Media Group in Australia.

Kim Soo Hyun visits Japan to promote The Moon Embracing the Sun
Kim Soo Hyun Visits Japan To Promote The Moon Embracing The Sun

Kim Soo Hyun visits Japan to promote The Moon Embracing the Sun

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The special preview, which was held twice at Tokyo Korean Cultural Center Hall, was filled with many Japanese fans of Kim.

The fans cheered as highlight scenes of The Moon Embracing the Sun were shown on the screen. After the preview was over, many people expressed their expectations on the series because of the leading actors great acting and beautiful scenes in the series.

At the press interview, which was held from 6:00 p.m. after the preview, nearly 100 media sources, including TV stations, newspapers, and magazines, attended and showed their interest in Kim.

Kim Soo-hyun sings on ‘The Moon Embracing the Sun’ drama
Kim Soo-Hyun Sings On ‘The Moon Embracing The Sun’ Drama

Kim Soo-hyun sings on ‘The Moon Embracing the Sun’ drama

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This isn’t the first time that the 24-year-old rising star has recorded a song for an original soundtrack. Last year, much to the delight of fans, he sang “Dreaming” for the KBS 2TV drama “Dream High,” in which he also starred.

The broadcast was delayed for a week following a strike in which MBC, YTN and KBS unionists demanded that the media bring back fair and unbiased reporting.

Kim Soo Hyun to release OST song for  ‘The Moon Embracing the Sun’
Kim Soo Hyun To Release Ost Song For ‘the Moon Embracing The Sun’

Kim Soo Hyun to release OST song for ‘The Moon Embracing the Sun’

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Kim Soo Hyun has shown his amazing singing abilities from the ost of Dream HighDreaming. This time for Only You, he will show everyone a more matured voice. With a moderate tempo and Kim Soo Hyuns unique low pitch voice, the sorrow feelings in the song are able to influence the audience instantly.

The Moon Embracing the Sun: Kim Soo Hyun kisses Han Ga In
The Moon Embracing The Sun: Kim Soo Hyun Kisses Han Ga In

The Moon Embracing the Sun: Kim Soo Hyun kisses Han Ga In

Kim Soo Hyun and Han Ga In finally kisses in the drama series The Moon Embracing the Sun.

In the pictures, Kim and Han are gazing lovely at each other and kissing, increasing the viewers expectations about a happy ending of their love.

In the scene that shows the love between Hwon (played by Kim Soo Hyun) and Yeon Woo (played by Han Ga In), which has lasted for eight years, Yeon Woo also drops tears after realizing the real meaning of The Moon Embracing the Sun.

The Moon Embracing the Sun Tops Weekly Ratings Chart for 6th Times
The Moon Embracing The Sun Tops Weekly Ratings Chart For 6Th Times

The Moon Embracing the Sun Tops Weekly Ratings Chart for 6th Times

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According to the data released by ABG Nielson ratings research company on the morning of February 27th, 2012, The Moon Embracing the Sun recorded the average rating of 40.2 for the week from February 20th, 2012 to February 26th, 2012, the highest among all TV programs broadcast for the week, won the championship of the weekly ratings for six weeks in a row.

The newly debuted KBS2 weekend My Husband Got a Family (Unexpected You) achieved the average rating of 25.6% in that week, ranked at second place in the weekly ratings chart, while KBSs Gag Concert ranked at third position with 22.3% ratings score, at the same became the most popular entertainment program.

The Moon Embracing the Sun Episode 17 Synopsis Summary
The Moon Embracing The Sun Episode 17 Synopsis Summary

The Moon Embracing the Sun Episode 17 Synopsis Summary

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But suddenly a masked assassin appears at the infirmary to lay murderous hand on Yeon Woo. While Yang Myung, Woon and Hwon are in the tussle with assassin to protect Yeon Woo, Yang Myung threws off assassin, grabs the hand of Yeon Woo and runs away.

On the other hand, Yoon Dae Hyung who didnt manage to capture Yeon Woo secretly commands the sending of assassin to Seongsucheong to assassination state shaman Nok Young.