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The Legend of the Blue Sea

mermaid con man promise historical fiction naive first love evil stepmother based on myths, legends or folklore hidden identity past life interspecies romance inspired by novel or book joseon dynasty cohabitation joseon nice male lead inspired by short story sassy female lead eccentric female lead based on legend based on a legend naive female lead inspired by short story anthology based on anthology inspired by historical tale inspired by joseon legend

The Legend of the Blue Sea

First Air Date: November 16, 2016

First Aired on    :   2016
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Park Ji-eun
Networks    :   SBS
Genres    :   Comedy,Drama,Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Seasons/Episodes    :   20 episodes in 1 Seasons

How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son of a nobleman from the Joseon Dynasty. But in the present time, Joon Jae works with Jo Nam Doo, a skilled conman who guides Joon Jae to become a genius scammer. But Joon Jae’s friend, Cha Shi Ah, who works as a researcher at KAIST, may be Chung’s only hope for surviving in her strange new world.

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Season 1 (2016)

20 episodes

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Specials (2016)

1 episodes

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