12 Sageuk Kdramas Starring Reply Series Cast, Must Watch!

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Which sageuk dramas have you watched?

Go Ara in the drama poster of Haechi and Hyeri in the drama Moonshine (doc. SBS/Haechi | doc. KBS/Moonshine)

Reply Series is a Korean drama directed by Shin Won Ho and written by Lee Woo Jung. The series consists of three drama titles, namely Reply 1997, Reply 1999, and Reply 1988. All three have almost similar storylines, which are set in the past and tell about teenagers who are close to each other because they live in the same neighborhood. The lead female is told to be married to one of her teenage friends in the future. The audience is invited to guess who she is married to?

In each title, this series always manages to present a heartfelt story. Whether in terms of romance, friendship, or family. The players of this drama have now become successful actors and actresses with their respective careers. They are almost never absent to star in various drama titles every year.

Daring to try new challenges, some of them also tried their luck in sageuk genre dramas. Like the following series of sageuk drama titles starring the Reply Series players.

1. The King’s Face (2014) is the only sageuk drama starring Seo In Guk so far. In this drama, he plays the role of Prince Gwang Hee, the son of King Seon Jo who was born to a concubine.

poster drama The King’s Face (dok. KBS/The King’s Face)

2. Shin So Yul took part as a supporting actor in the drama Deep Rooted Tree (2011) which was based on a novel

Deep Rooted Tree drama poster (doc. SBS/Deep Rooted Tree)

3. Another Reply 1997 cast member who has starred in sageuk dramas. He is Lee Si Eon who in 2019 also starred in the drama Queen: Love and War

drama poster of Queen: Love and War (doc. TV Chosun/Queen: Love and War)

4. In the drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016) Go Ara becomes the rivalry of Park Seo Joon and Park Hyung Sik, two knights or hwarang of the Silla Kingdom.

poster of the drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (doc. KBS2/Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth)

5. Three years later, Go Ara returned to star in the sageuk drama titled Haechi (2019) and starred with actor Jung Il Woo. Haechi highlights the story of Prince Lee Geum’s struggle to get his throne.

Haechi drama poster (doc. SBS/Haechi)

6. Yoo Yeon Seok was a supporting actor in the drama Gu Family Book (2016). At that time, he played the older brother of Lee Yu Bi

Gu Family Book drama poster (doc. MBC/Gu Family Book)

7. After experiencing unrequited love in Reply 1994, Yoo Yeon Seok returned as the second lead male in the legendary drama Mr. Sunshine (2018).

Yoo Yeon Seok in the drama poster of Mr. Sunshine (doc. tvN/Mr. Sunshine)

8. After starring in two Reply Series dramas, Kim Sung Kyun returned to acting through the drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016) as someone who traveled back in time.

drama poster of Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (doc. SBS/Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo)

9. Moonshine (2021) became the first sageuk drama starring Hyeri. The drama tells the story of a royal inspector’s romance with a woman making illegal alcohol.

Moonshine drama poster (doc. KBS2/Moonshine)

10. Choi Taek’s role in Reply 1988, Park Bo Gum is paired with Kim You Jung in the Joseon-era sageuk drama Love in the Moonlight (2016).

poster drama Love in the Moonlight (dok. KBS/Love in the Moonlight)

11. In 2014, Lee Dong Hwi became one of the casts of the drama Gunman in Joseon (2014) which presents the revenge of a man for the death of his father.

Gunman in Joseon drama poster (doc. KBS/Gunman in Joseon)

12. Kingdom is a Netflix horror-thriller series with a central conflict about a zombie virus. Ahn Jae Hong joins the second season of the drama as a eunuch.

Kingdom drama poster (doc. Netflix/Kingdom)

The cast of the Reply Series drama always presents a totality of acting in the drama they star in. Therefore, the characters they play are always imprinted on the hearts of the audience.

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