7 Hot Historicals to cure your Scarlet Heart: Ryeo hangover
The week after Scarlet Heart: Ryeo is a tough one. Our flower boy princes are truly apart of history, and we still patiently wait for a possible season 2 announcement like the Chinese version. What do you do to get rid of your current K-drama hangover? You get hooked on another one!
It's time to check out seven more hot historicals on Dramafever to help us heal.
If you miss Scarlet Heart: Ryeo so much that you just want to see the same type of storyline, watch the original Chinese version starring Cecilia Liu and Nicky Wu. You can see a teenage Maertai Ruo Xi date the 8th Prince, before her fate becomes entangled with the cold 4th Prince. Unfortunately, the Hunan TV series has the same tragic ending as the South Korean remake, but you will enjoy the emotional love story along the way.
Kim Soo Hyun and Ha Ga In's 2012 mega hit reignited their already stellar acting careers and its sure to quench your historical K-drama thirst. A female shaman may not remember her noble past as a crown princess, but her destiny with the throne is unavoidable when the Crown Prince falls in love with her. Filled with love and loss, this modern classic is unforgettable.
Can you imagine a historical character dragging you into their world? Lee Min Ho and Kim Hee Sun starred in the 2012 SBS fan favorite about a 21st century plastic surgeon who was kidnapped by an elite warrior to treat an ailing queen. During the surgeon's medical trip in history, she cures the sick, falls in love and grows accustomed to her country's former surroundings.
4. Ja Myung Go
Based on the ancient Korean folk tale Prince Hodong and the Princess of Nakrang, Jung Kyung Ho and Jung Ryeo Won play lovers whose terrible fate becomes intertwined with a destruction of a Kingdom. In the 2009 SBS series, Princess Ja Myung and her half sister where born on the same day. According to a fortune teller, one sister will save a nation, while the other will be responsible for its downfall. Ja Myung's future love, Prince Hondong, is royalty from an enemy nation searching for a way to defeat the princesses' kingdom.
Feng Shao Feng and Ariel Lin star as a couple with a devastating future. In the 2013 JSTV series, Priestess Yang Xue Wu fortells that the famous general Prince Lan Ling will meet a tragic and untimely death. Despite his grim future, the pair fall for each other amid a treacherous war surrounding them.
6. The Princess Weiyoung (premieres on November 14)
Tiffany Tang, Luo Jin and Vanness Wu all star in a Dragon TV drama about a former princess who is set on getting revenge on the people who overthrew her kingdom and murdered her family. She may have two princes fighting over her, but heart is with the deceased family she vows to get justice for.
7. Moonlight Drawn By the Clouds (premieres on November 22)
Heartthrob Park Bo Gum returns as hot Crown Prince Hyomyeong in the hit KBS2 series about true love winning. Hong Ra On (Kim Yoo Jung) lives her life dressed as a man when she gives much needed relationship advice to her lovesick readers. Things get complicated when she accidentally meets the prince and becomes a royal eunuch. Their meeting must be destiny, because the prince and Ra On are meant to be together.
Which addictive dramas are you anxious to start watching this week?
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