Ballad of Seo Dong

Title: 서동요 / Seo Dong Yo / Ballad of Seo Dong
Chinese Title : 薯童謠
Also known as: Seo Dong’s Song / Ballad of Suh Dong
Genre: Historical Drama, romance
Episodes: 55
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2005-Sep-05 to 2006-Mar-21
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55

Ballad of Seo Dong Plot

This drama is loosely based on one of Korea’s oldest folk songs. Suh Dong was the illegitimate son of the Paekche emperor and with the help of Princess Sonhwa, the daughter of the emporer of the Silla Kingdom, he went on to become the emporer of Paekche against all odds.


Jo Hyun Jae as Suh Dong (King Mu of Baekje)
- Kim Suk as young Suh Dong
Lee Bo Young as Princess Sun Hwa of Shilla
- Choi Seol Ri (최설리) as young Princess Sun Hwa
Ryu Jin as Sa Taek Gi Ru / Kim Do Ham
Koo Hye Sun as Eun Jin
Han In Soo as Hae Do Joo
Baek Bong Ki as Bumro
Im Hyun Sik as Bumro’s dad
Lee Chang Hoon as Mok Ra Soo
Jung Sun Kyung as Mo Jin (Eun Jin’s mother)