Mr. Sunshine

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Mr. Sunshine


  • Title: 미스터 션샤인 / Miseuteo Syeonsyain
  • Genre: Historical, military, romance
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: tvN
  • Broadcast period: 2018-Jul-07 to 2018-Sep-30
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:00
  • Original Soundtrack: Mr. Sunshine OST


During the United States expedition to Joseon (South Korea) in 1871, a boy from Joseon boards an American warship and goes to America. As an adult, he returns to his home country as an American soldier stationed in the country. --AsianWiki

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Correlation Chart
Main Cast
People around Eugene
People around Ae Shin
People around Hee Sung
Haedeurio Pawnshop
Royal Family & Joseon Court

Production Credits

Episode Ratings

See Mr. Sunshine/Episode Ratings


2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards:

2018 3rd Asia Artist Awards:

  • Grand Prize - Television / Film (Lee Byung Hun)

2018 2nd Seoul Awards:

  • Best Actor (Lee Byung Hun)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Yoo Yun Suk)

2018 6th APAN Star Awards:

  • Daesang (Grand Prize) Awards (Lee Byung Hun)
  • Drama of the Year
  • Best New Actress (Kim Tae Ri)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Kim Min Jung)

2018 Korea Cultural Entertainment Awards:


  • This is a pre-produced drama.
  • Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook and director Lee Eung Bok previously worked together in 2016 tvN drama series Goblin and 2016 KBS2 drama series Descendants of the Sun.
  • The drama was first pitched by Studio Dragon to SBS, but the latter rejected it due to financial and advertising constraints.
  • Lee Byung Hun makes a tv comeback through this drama after 9 years.
  • This is film actress Kim Tae Ri's first TV drama role.
  • Filming began November 2017.
  • The production cost for this drama is reported to be ₩43 billion (approximately $38.5 million).

External Links

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Saturday & Sunday 21:00
Room No. 9