‘The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won’: Episode Schedule, Plot & Cast

The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won
The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won Korean Drama 2021

Finally, KBS1 has come back with a new historical drama The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won! Last few years, KBS1 did not create any historical drama, and the previous historical drama series was ‘Jang Yeong Sil,‘ aired in 2016. Therefore, fans should look forward to an authentic period drama that will show a glimpse of the leader Lee Bang Won. Although there are various workpieces about Lee Bang Won, this drama will shed new light on his life journey. It will not be your typical comedy-romance historical series but more intense, full of action, and a perfect blend of historical facts! 

The political thriller ‘The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won’ is written by Lee Jung Woo and directed by Kim Hyun Il and Shim Jae Hyun starring Joo Sang Wook, Park Jin Hee, and Kim Young Chul. It will be a thrilling ride to witness all those veteran actors in one drama! The story revolves around the great leader, Le Bang Won, and his life journey before becoming King Taejong. It will reveal his pragmatic side, which viewers may not have seen before. The drama depicts how Lee Bang Won’s relationship with his family changes and how he becomes a tyrant who kills his brothers, his father, and his wife’s family to conquer the throne! It will be a slow burn, delivering every little piece of this historical saga. Therefore, historical drama lovers should get ready for an intense action-filled ride! 

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Plot Synopsis – The Great Saga Of Leader Lee Bang Won

The historical political Korean drama ‘The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won’ narrates the saga of Leader Lee Bang Won. Various television shows and films have represented Lee Bang Won. However, this kdrama sheds new light on the prominent leader Lee Bang Won, showing the practical side of Lee Bang Won, who initiative to establish the Joseon Empire during the end of the Goryeo Dynasty.

His journey of founding a new nation was not an easy path, full of flowers! On the contrary, he had to walk on the thorn-filled path, spill blood on his hands and choose nation over family to establish a new ruling of the Joseon Dynasty. Therefore, the drama shows various minor pieces of this great tale, where each character’s story will complete this political thriller. 

The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode Schedule

The drama ‘The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won’ was premiered on 11 December 2021 at 9.40 pm KST on the KBS1 channel. KBS1 has been scheduled the drama for 32 episodes. Therefore, each episode will reveal a little fragment of Lee Bang Won’s journey to founding the Empire of Joseon. It has taken KBS1’s Saturday-Sunday time slot, and all episodes run for 60 minutes. Also, note that technical issues or other emergencies may change the episode schedule. As per the time slot, here is the episode schedule-

  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 1- 11 December 2021
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 2- 12 December 2021
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 3- 18 December 2021
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 4- 19 December 2021
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 5- 25 December 2021
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 6- 26 December 2021
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 7- 1 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 8- 2 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 9- 8 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 10- 9 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 11- 15 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 12- 16 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 13- 22 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 14- 23 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 15- 29 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 16- 30 January 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 17- 5 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 18- 6 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 19- 12 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 20- 13 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 21- 19 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 22- 20 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 23- 26 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 24- 27 February 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 25- 5 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 26- 6 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 27- 12 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 28- 13 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 29- 19 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 30- 20 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 31- 26 March 2022
  • The King Of Tears, Lee Bang Won Episode 32- 27 March 2022
The King Of Tears Lee Bang Won Cast
The King Of Tears Lee Bang Won Cast

Meet The Outstanding Cast 

The kdrama has starred various veteran stars such as Joo Sang Wook as Lee Bang Won, Kim Young Chul as Lee Seong Gye, Park Jin Hee as Queen Wongyeong, and Ye Ji Won as Queen Sindeok. Besides the main leads, the kdrama has a large group of supporting cast members who will complete the main stars’ tales! The supporting cast includes Uhm Hyo Sub as Lee Bang Woo, Kim Myung Soo as Lee Bang Gwa, Hong Kyung In as Lee Bang Ui, Ye Soo Jung as Queen Sinui Han, and many more. Therefore, don’t forget to watch the historical political thriller ‘The King of Tear, Lee Bang Won.’

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