Legend of the Blue Sea

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    Sometime during August, 1598, newly appointed governor Dam Ryung (Lee Min-Ho) stays for a night at an inn run by Mr. Yang (Sung Dong-Il). During that evening, Mr. Yang shows Dam Ryung a captured mermaid named Sim Chung (Gianna Jun). Later that night, Dam Ryung releases her into the ocean and, before she swims away, Sim Chung reaches out her hand to Dam Ryung which he briefly holds.

    In the present day, Joon-Jae (Lee Min-Ho) is a smooth talking conman with magician like abilities. He works with Nam-Doo (Lee Hee-Jun) and Tae-O (Shin Won-Ho). For their next score, Joon-Jae impersonates a prosecutor and swindles a large amount of money from a wealthy suspect's mother. Joon-Jae then travels abroad and stays at an oceanside resort. Meanwhile, Sim Chung is swept up in a tidal wave and washed ashore near the oceanside resort. She sees Joon-Jae.


    Year Award Category Recipient
    2016 24th SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Genre & Fantasy Drama Lee Min-ho
    2016 24th SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actor in Fantasy Drama Sung Dong-il
    2016 24th SBS Drama Awards Best Couple Lee Min-ho and Jun Ji-hyun
    2016 24th SBS Drama Awards Top 10 Stars Lee Min-ho
    2016 24th SBS Drama Awards Idol Academy Award – Best Eating (Meokbang) Jun Ji-hyun