Arang and the Magistrate

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Arang and the Magistrate


  • Title: 아랑사또전 / Arangsaddojeon
  • Also known as: Arang / Arang Magistrate Story / Arang: Magistrate’s Chronicle / Tale of Arang
  • Genre: Fantasy, period, mystery, comedy, romance, action, melodrama
  • Episodes: 20 + 1 special
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2012-Aug-08 (special), 2012-Aug-15 to 2012-Oct-18
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
  • Original Soundtrack: Arang and the Magistrate OST


The beautiful Arang, the daughter of a magistrate during the Chosun Dynasty, is brutally murdered. The woman returns from the dead as a ghost, still full of light-hearted mischief and spirited fun. When she meets a young magistrate, Eun Oh, she discovers that he has the unique ability to communicate with the dead. She convinces him to help her uncover her killer and bring the person to justice. Can a ghost and a magistrate team up to solve a murder mystery and punish the wrongdoer? --KimchiDrama

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Production Credits


  • 2013 8th Seoul International Drama Awards: Outstanding Korean Drama Actor (Lee Jun Ki)
  • 2013 8th Seoul International Drama Awards: Excellent Korean Drama
  • 2012 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple Award (Shin Min Ah and Lee Jun Ki)
  • 2012 20th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards: Drama Supporting Actor Award (Kwon Oh Joong)

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