The King: Eternal Monarch is one of the most wanted drama. It can be clearly seen by the ratings it has snatched that is the highest first-episode ratings for a weekend drama. Its average viewership for the first episode is 11.4 per cent and 12.9 per cent for the second episode.
So how is this star-studded drama is getting so much rating? Why people love the show way too much? Here are a few reasons listed below.
1. a royal family drama
The string kicked start with a royal family drama beginning. There was a Magical kingdom where the young crown prince Lee Gon (Lee Min-ho) witnesses the murder of his father. The emperor was killed by his brother means at the hands of his uncle Yi Rim (Lee Jung-jin).
Uncle Yi Rim wanted to take over the throne in order t achieve his goal he kills his brother. Not only this he attempted to kill prince Lee Gon, too.
He was unsuccessful to do so. His plans were defeated when a mysterious figure attacked Yi Rim’s forces.
So many spoilers right? But this conflict within the family is one of the reasons behind the success of the show.
2. It explores parallel universes
Quite a strange right. But everything can happen in the world of drama. Here comes a twist of the parallel universe. It takes place in two parallel universes in the 21st century. One is a fictional kingdom ruled by emperor Lee Gon and the other one is a modern-day Korea where police lieutenant Jung Tae-eul lives.
The two entirely worlds are connected with a mysterious flute. Lee Gon travels to modern-day Korea and meets Jung there. There are so many more things waiting in this time-travelling aspect. So go and grab it if you haven’t yet.
3. Two roles of most of the actors
From the ancient films to the present times web-series, double roles always fascinate the viewers. And without a doubt, the drama is having it.
In the two universes, there isa parallel universe match. in the Kingdom of Korea, we can witness Woo Do-hwan playing the role of Jo Young.
He is a security guard and best friend of Emperor Lee Gon. On the flip side, in the modern world, he works in a police station as a laid-back and optimistic employee. In this world, he is known as Jo Eun-sup.
So this is all about in this story. Tell us in the comment section why the show is your favorite. Till then, stay tuned.