Jumong is a historical-drama series which aired on South Korea's MBC television network as a 45th-anniversary special. Originally scheduled for 60 episodes, MBC extended it to 81 because to its popularity.
The series examines the life of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo. Few details have been found in the historical record about Jumong, so much of the series is fictionalized. The fantastic elements surrounding the original Jumong legend have been replaced with events more grounded in reality. Jumong is considered part of the Korean Wave, with viewership in Iran exceeding 80 percent.See more