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Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 21:55

Release: August 15, 2012 - October 18, 2012

Director: Kim Sang-Ho, Jung Dae-Yoon


Writer: Jung Yoon-Jung

Country: South Korea

language: Korean

Arang and the Magistrate

Alangsattojeon 아랑사또전
  • Drama
  • Korean
  • Period
  • Romance
  • Fantasy
  • Supernatural
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  • Episodes 20


Set in the Joseon Dynasty period, a female ghost (Shin Min-A), who was murdered, appears in front of a government official (Lee Joon-Gi) and pleads for the man to punish her murderer. The government official then attempts to appease her wishes.


  1. First script reading took place at MBC Dream Center in Ilsan, South Korea on May 12. Shin Min-A , Lee Joon-Gi, Yeon Woo-Jin, Yoo Seung-Ho  and other actors and actress attended. Prior to the script reading, director Kim Sang-Ho and screenwriter Jung Yoon-Jung explained the background ofor the drama and the reasons to make this drama.
  2. "Arang and the Magistrate" takes over the MBC Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "I Do, I Do" and followed by "I Miss You" November, 2012.
  3. Filming began May 23, 2012 at Namyangju Studio Complex. The first scene filmed involved A-Rang (Shin Min-A), who is on a roof, watching Eun-Oh (Lee Joon-Gi) walk on the street below with his servant Dol-Soe (Kwon Oh-Jung).