Gu Family Book

From DramaWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Sponsored links

Gu Family Book


  • Title: 구가의 서 / Gugauiseo
  • Also known as: Ancient Medical Book / The Writings of Nine Houses / Book of the House of Gu / Kang Chi, the Beginning
  • Genre: Fantasy, Human, Melodrama, Historical, Romance
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Apr-08 to 2013-Jun-25
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55
  • Original Soundtrack: Gu Family Book OST


A melodrama epic about the great deal of trouble Choi Kang Chi, born as a half-human-half-mythical-creature (or human werefox half-breed), who goes through in order to become human and a story of Choi Kang Chi's journey of struggling in order to live more like a human than anyone else despite not being able to become human.

Choi Kang Chi (Lee Seung Ki]]) is the son of Gu Wol Ryung (Choi Jin Hyuk), the guardian spirit (werefox) of Jiri Mountain, and Yoon Seo Hwa (Lee Yeon Hee/Yoon Se Ah), his human mother. He was raised by the Park family after having been picked up from the river. Due to customary restrictions of the era he is adopted by manager Choi instead, however Park Moo Sol takes on the role of being Kang Chi's main father figure. Kang Chi is an outspoken character who's full of curiosity. He realizes that he's a half-human-half-beast through a certain incident and starts living his second life.

Dam Yeo Wool (Bae Suzy) is a master of martial arts and archery. Yeo Wool is an upright character who really values the Three Bonds and Five Relationships in Confucianism, and becomes an instructor at a martial arts center at a young age.


Correlation Chart - click to enlarge
Main Cast

Kang Chi's Biological Parents

Extended Cast

Production Credits

Episode Ratings

See Gu Family Book/Episode Ratings


2014 2nd Asia Rainbow TV Awards
2013 MBC Drama Awards
2013 2nd Daejeon Drama Festival - APAN Star Awards
2013 6th Korea Drama Awards
2013 8th Seoul International Drama Awards
  • Outstanding Korean Drama Actress (Bae Suzy)
2013 Mnet 20′s Choice Awards

External Links

Previous MBC Next
Horse Doctor Monday & Tuesday 21:55 Goddess of Fire