The Legend

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The Story of the First King's Four Gods


  • Title: 태왕사신기 (Tae Wang Sa Shin Gi) / 太王四神記 (Taioshijinki)
  • English title: The Legend
  • Also known as: The Story of the First King's Four Gods
  • Genre: Period Drama
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2007-Sep-11 to 2007-Dec-05
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
  • Ending theme song: Love Song for a Thousand Years by TVXQ (Japanese release only)
  • Original soundtracks: The Legend OST


In prehistoric era the god Hwan-woong had to seal the powers of the 'Four Gods' in certain artifacts and left them in the care of certain people, telling them that they will wake when the king of Jyushin is born. Many centuries later, Damdeok, the reincarnation of Hwan-woong, was born. Along with him, the artifacts of the four guardians of the king appeared.

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Production Credits


  • The production cost was estimated to be around 45 billion won.
  • The filming of this drama started in March of 2006. The filming ended on December 3rd, 2007. This drama production lasted 1 year and 9 months.
  • Bae Yong Jun was received 250 million won (approximately $234,000) per episode thus making it the highest pay for an South Korean actor / actress.

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