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A reinterpretation of Saimdang from the Joseon times. She was a genius artist and passionate lover. Lee Young-ae takes on two roles; a college professor who specializes in Korea Art History and Saimdang.

Series Cast

  1. Lee Young-ae

    Lee Young-ae

    Seo Ji-Yoon / Shin Saimdang

    30 Episodes

  2. Park Hye-su

    Park Hye-su

    Saimdang (young)

    30 Episodes

  3. Song Seung-heon

    Song Seung-heon

    Lee Gyeom

    30 Episodes

  4. Yang Se-jong

    Yang Se-jong

    Lee Gyeom (young)

    30 Episodes

  5. Oh Yoon-ah

    Oh Yoon-ah

    Whieumdang Choi

    30 Episodes

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Last Season

Saimdang: Soulmates Across Time

Season 1

2017 | 30 Episodes

Season 1 of Saimdang: Soulmates Across Time premiered on January 26, 2017.

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Saimdang: Soulmates Across Time
Saimdang: Soulmates Across Time


Original Name 사임당, 빛의 일기

Status Ended


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  • 15


    This rating is for programs that contain material that may be inappropriate for children under 15, and that parental discretion should be used. Examples include most dramas, and talk shows on OTA (over-the-air) TV (KBS, MBC, SBS), and many American TV shows/dramas on Cable TV channels like OCN and OnStyle. The programs that have this rating may include moderate or strong adult themes, language, sexual inference, and violence. As with the TV-MA rating in North America, this rating is commonly applied to live events where the occurrence of inappropriate dialogue is unpredictable. Since 2007, this rating is the most used rating for TV.

Type Scripted

Original Language Korean

Runtime 60m



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