Sa Yug Shin

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Sa Yug Shin


  • Title: 사육신 (死六臣) / Sa Yug Shin
  • Also known as: Sayuksin / Six Scholars / Six Martyred Ministers
  • Genre: Historical, Period
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: KBS2
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Aug-08 to 2007-Nov-01
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55


The drama is based on the historical background of King Sejo (1455-68) and the six loyal subjects, known as "sayuksin." The story tells the tale of six royal officals of the court who try to help restore Danjong of Joseon to power and fight against the coup led by Sejo of Joseon. It is a story of six loyalists who were killed in an attempt to restore the dethroned King Danjong after the notoriously brutal King Sejo seized power.

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Production Credits[edit]


  • This drama was provided production equipment, etc. by KBS but the script, directing, casting, and production crew was all in charge of by North Korea.
  • South Korea's state-run broadcaster KBS has paid 1.9 billion won, or roughly $2.1 million for the production costs and has provided the infrastructure including technology.
  • There are over 170 North Korean actors involved in this production.

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