Six Flying Dragons

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Six Flying Dragons


  • Title: 육룡이 나르샤 / Yukryongi Nareushya
  • Also known as: Roots of the Throne
  • Tagline: Struggle of power and justice, we will create a new country.
  • Genre: Historical, politics, action
  • Episodes: 50
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2015-Oct-05 to 2016-Mar-22
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
  • Original Soundtrack: Six Flying Dragons OST
  • Related TV Shows: Queen Seon Deok (MBC, 2009), Tree With Deep Roots (SBS, 2011)


Set in the waning days of the Goryeo Dynasty, this drama depicts the lives and aspirations of six characters in establishing a new country called Joseon, with Lee Bang Won as the central figure. A fusion of sageuk and fiction, the story follows the conflicts of those 'six flying dragons' with the entrenched powers set against them, as they attempt to realize the dream they all share of a new nation founded on Confucian principles, which would eventually last for 500 years.

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Main Cast

Milbon / Hidden Roots Organisation

House of Yi

Joseon Officials

People around Lee Bang Ji
People around Moo Hyul
Marketplace Organisation (Boon Yi's followers)

Royal Family of Wang

Sungkyunkwan students
Moomyung / Nameless Organisation

Goryeo Officials in Dodang

Hwasadan People
Biguksa People
Servants of Goryeo Officials
  • Heo Joon Suk as Dae Geun (Hong In Bang's servant)
  • Joo Young Ho as Lee Gwang (Hong In Bang's servant, ep 13, 15)
  • Woo Sang Wook as butler of Hong In Bang (ep 3, 8)
  • Kim Hak Sun as butler of Gil Tae Mi (ep 4)
  • ?? as butler Song (Dohwajun's servant)

Special Appearances

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Production Credits


2016 23rd Grimae Awards
2016 9th Tokyo Drama Awards
  • Special Award for Foreign Dramas [1]
2016 5th APAN Star Awards
  • Best Actress in a Serial Drama - Excellence Award (Jung Yoo Mi)
2016 11th Seoul International Drama Awards
  • Best Series Drama (Golden Bird Prize)
2016 43rd Korean Broadcasting Grand Prize Awards
  • Best Feature-Length Drama
2016 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards
2015 SBS Drama Awards
2015 4th APAN Star Awards

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  • Yoo Ah In and Shin Se Kyung previously starred together in the 2012 SBS drama, Fashion King.
  • The title of the drama was taken from the poem Yongbieocheonga, the first work written in Hangul.
  • The Korean title of the series is in Old Korean, nareushya is a pure Korean word, which means nara oreuda (날아 오르다) or "soar up to the sky" in modern Korean. [2]
  • This drama was specially aired on SBS for the broadcast channel's 25th anniversary year and spent around 300 million won on its production. [3]
  • According to writers, this drama is a prequel to Tree With Deep Roots and a sequel to Queen Seon Deok. [4]
  • Last day of filming was on 21st March 2016.

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