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A Beginner’s Guide To 'The King: Eternal Monarch'

Metro.Style gets you up to speed with this easy guide to everything you need to know if you’re only tuning in now! (It’s not too late!)

You wouldn’t want to miss out on this K-drama masterpiece! As we reach the halfway mark of The King: Eternal Monarch, get up to speed with everything you need to know before diving right in.


Photos of the cast of The King: Eternal Monarch
The cast of The King: Eternal Monarch | SBS/Netflix

Written by Kim Eun-sook, known for other well-loved shows such as ‘Descendants of the Sun’ and ‘Goblin’ (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God), 'The King: Eternal Monarch' has captivated audiences all over the world. It does this by incorporating fantasy, romance, mystery, and more into one masterful piece of storytelling and cinematography. The cast is packed with star power, too, with popular actors Lee Min-ho, Kim Go-eun, and Woo Do-hwan leading the drama. Lee Min-ho brings to life the character of Emperor Lee Gon, who fights evil and tries to close the door between the worlds, and Kim Go-eun plays Detective Jeong Tae-eul, who teams up with him to protect people’s lives. It’s no wonder why 'The King: Eternal Monarch' is generating a lot of buzz around the world. If you haven’t tuned in yet, now’s the perfect time to do so!


What’s Next?


Now that you’re filled in, get ready for the best part of 'The King: Eternal Monarch'. Everything is getting amped up with more romance, more doppelgängers, and more action. You won’t regret tuning in to watch Lee Gon and Jeong Tae-eul fight villains while also fighting for their romance!


Lee Gon so smitten with Jeong Tae-eul
The King: Eternal Monarch has plenty of sweet scenes of Lee Gon so smitten with Jeong Tae-eul | Netflix


Lee Gon kissing Jeong Tae-eul
The starring couple share a love that transcends worlds. | Netflix



'The King: Eternal Monarch' is available on Netflix with weekly episodes every Friday and Saturday at 10.30pm PHT.