If you are looking for something fun to binge, check out this cool Kdrama The Last Empress.
Overview of The Last Empress
After the great success of the squid game, nowadays people are taking more and more interest in k-drama or Korean drama. The onset of Korean culture is also dragging worldwide attention to the k-dramas.
There are plenty of reasons why every one of us are drooling over k-drama, most importantly because of their very powerful storyline, their original soundtracks, the Korean culture, all buzz on the social media, easy to find, available on every streaming platform, lots of genres like action drama, romance drama, Korean Historical drama, a fantasy drama, medical drama, etc. and last but not the least relatable conditions.
So today we are going to discuss a k-drama that has been so popular that they have made 52 episodes of the series only on public demand. Needs no introduction “THE LAST EMPRESS” has an IMDb rating of 6.7/10 and has an 8/10 rating on my drama list. 94% of the google users have liked this show. The final episode was the 52nd episode.
The last empress drama release date 21st February 2019. “The Last Empress” cast included Choi Jin-hyuk playing Na Wang-Sik, Jang Na-ra playing Oh Sunny, Shin Sung-Rok playing Emperor Lee Hyuk, and Lee Elijah playing Min Yoo-Ra.
The Last Empress Plot
This k-drama the last empress k-drama is about a hypothetical scenario when Korea was headed by a monarchy. In this k-drama, we get to know about a woman who marries the monarch at that time, and as time passes she gets to know about all his cruelty and decides to team up with the bodyguard of the king to bring up all his wrong deeds in front of the people.
The bodyguard team up with her because he was there on one of his missions and the idea of teaming up with the queen was aligned with his mission. Basically, it is all about the modern-day monarchy where a normal woman gets trapped in the sinister secrets of the kingdom and all her struggle to bring the real face of the monarch in front of its people. This show is a heartfelt romantic k-drama series.
The genre of the last empress Korean drama is romantic, Korean tv drama. this k-drama series has a total of 52 episodes because of its popularity as initially it was only 48 episodes .it is u/a rated and people above the age of 16 or above should only invest their time into this series. as said by many critics the story of this k-drama the last empress is a blend of all the things that you forward to in any super hit series, be it romance. drama, thrill everything.
The Last Empress Story
The critics have also overemphasized the plot which is set in present-day South Korea, but under the premise that the country is governed by a constitutional monarchy. Oh Ssu-Ni is a musical actress with a very vibrant personality, but all of a sudden she gets married to the emperor Lee Hyuk. When the female lead gets into the palace she sees many of the obnoxious events happening around the palace and she made her mind to fight up against the people in power.
Meanwhile, she falls in love with Na Wang-Sik who is a bodyguard of the imperial family. Na Wang-Sik came to the palace to take revenge on the person responsible for his mother’s death. Oh Ssu-Ni was very attached to Emperor Lee Hyuk’s grandmother, but as she left the world, now Oh Ssu-Ni was once again very furious to destroy the empire as she was very much attached to the grandmother.
Oh Ssu-Ni breaks down the royal family with the help of Na Wang Sik and finds her true love in him. So in short this k-drama can be on your watch list if you are looking for curiosity and unpredictability. This drama got 38189 votes and it has become very famous as well.
The Last Empress IMDb
This is one of the best drama series and it is also well-executed because when looking at the statistics we see an average of more than 11.3% of audience share nationwide.
The Last Empress Awards
Looking at the awards and nominations will make you believe that the k-drama The Last Empress is all honky dory. it has won awards in the following categories.
- Top excellence award, actor in a Wednesday-Thursday drama, and this award was won by Choi Jin-hyuk AND Shin Sung-Rok by SBS Drama Awards in 2018.
- Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama, and this award was taken by Jang Na-ra by SBS Drama Awards in 2018.
- Outstanding Korean Actress award by Seoul International Drama Awards was also bagged by Jang Na-Ra in 2019.
So, this is going to be a very fun and interesting k-drama, and looking at all reviews and awards it seems like a very promising k-drama. so yourself a favor if you have not watched the k-drama “ The Last Empress” go watch it right now because you have to go a long way as 52 episodes are not very easy to conquer.