Korean Drama Review RP

Rooftop Prince (2012) 阁楼上的王子

Genre: Time-travel, Romance, Mystery

Enjoyment: 10/10  Pace: 9/10  No. of times I watched it: 2

    rooftop prince

starring Micky Yoochun as Yong Tae Yong/ Lee Gak and  Han Ji Min as Pak Ha/Bu Yong.
Plot: It is a meaningful story on time-travel and reincarnation. A crown prince travels to 300 years later to solve a murder case with 3 retainers. Using the identity of  Tae Yong, he finds the missing Tae Yong. At the same time, he gets closer to solving the murder case in Joseon. He will realise that what he thinks is not what it seems. Will he be able to know who is the one who truly loves him and solve the case?

Zoom into characters: Lee Gak is a crown prince in Joseon who time-travels to solve the case after the crown princess passed away mysteriously. Tae Yong is actually a reincarnated version of him who went missing after being pushed down the ship by his cousin. Tae Yong is a good artist and falls in love with Pak Ha at first sight but unable to meet her. Bu Yong is the crown princess sister who was supposed to marry the crown prince but was unable to due to a scar on the face created by her older sister. Pak Ha is the reincarnated version of Bu Yong who lives in America after being abandoned by her step sister. Pak Ha is very optimistic and tries to help Lee Gak as she trusts him.

 

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