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Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비)

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비)

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비)
is a Korean fantasy romance drama starring Gong Yoo, Kim Goeun, Lee Dongwook, Yoo Inna, and Yook Sungjae of BTOB. The drama premeired on December 2nd, 2016 and it last episode aired on January 8th, 2018.

Drama Name: Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (English Title)
Native Title: 도깨비 (Dokkaebi) / 쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비 (Sseulsseulhago Chalranhashin-Dokkaebi)
Other Titles: The Lonely, Shining Goblin, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Goblin: The Story of an Eternal, Great God Who Falls in Love, and Goblin (Literal Title)
Release Date: November 20th, 2017 – January 21st, 2017
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Network: tvN
Episodes: 19
Rating: 13+
Duration Time: 1 hour, 22 min
Air Times: Friday and Saturday at 20:30 (KST)
Director | Writer: Lee Eun Bok | Kim Eun Sook

Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) was once an unbeatable Goryeo military general who died a tragic death. He now possesses immortatlity as a Goblin, but is tired of living while everyone around him dies. For the last 900 years, Shin has been searching for his bride, hoping for her to able to pull out the sword that has impaled him so that his life will end. One day, he meets Ji Eun Tak (Kim Go Eun) an upbeat high school student who can see and talk to the dead and has gone through many tragic events, yet still keeping a positive attitude. She claims to be Shin’s bride he is looking for to end his immortal life, but what is at first becomes an easy and simple task, becomes difficult as they fall in love in the process. A member of the Yoo family, Yoo Deok Hwa (Yook Sung Jae) is the last descedant of the boy who promised to serve Shin when he (Shin) became an immortal being and is the next to serve him after his grandfather while also being tasked with becoming the next CEO of his grandfather’s company. Shin plays it off like he is Deok Hwa’s uncle to keep his Goblin identity a secret. Meanwhile, Shin’s immortal frenemy, Wang Yeo (Lee Dongwook) who is a Grim Reaper, falls in love with a woman named Sunny Kim (Yoo Inna) who also happens to be Eun Tak’s boss.

Main Cast
Gong Yoo
Role Name: Kim Shin (김신)
Stage Name: Gong Yoo (공유)
Birth Name: Gong Ji Chul (공지철)
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Kim Goeun
Role Name: Ji Eun Tak (지은탁) / Park So Min (박소민)
Birth Name: Kim Go Eun (박소민)
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Lee Dongwook
Role Name: Grim Reaper / Wang Yeo (왕여) / Lee Hyuk (이혁) / Lee Woo Bin (이우빈)
Birth Name: Lee Dong Wook (이동욱)
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Yoo Inna
Role Name: Kim Sun (김선) / Sunny Kim (써니김)
Birth Name: Yoo In Na (유인나)
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Yook Sungjae
Role Name: Yoo Deok Hwa (유덕화)
Birth Name: Yook Sung Jae (육성재)
Group: BTOB
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Supporting Cast:
Samshin (삼신) played by Lee El (이엘)
Park Joong Heon (박중헌) played by Kim Byung Chul (김병철)
Chairman Yoo Shin Woo (유신우) played by Kim Sung Kyum (김성겸)
Kim Do Young (김도영) played by Jo Woo Jin (조우진)
Ji Yeon Sook (지연숙) played by Yeom Hye Ran (염혜란)
Park Kyung Shik (염혜란) played by Jung Young Gi (정영기)
Park Kyung Mi (박경미) played by Choi Ri (최리)

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