Now watching: The Bride of Habaek

“The Bride of Habaek” is a popular KDrama, also known as “Bride of the Water God.” It is based on the comic book series of the same name by Yoon Mi-kyung. The drama follows the story of a water god named Ha Baek who travels to earth in search of three sacred stones that will allow him to become the king of the gods. Along the way, he meets a human woman named So-ah, who becomes his servant and guide.

The drama was first released in July 2017 and starred Nam Joo-hyuk as Ha Baek and Shin Se-kyung as So-ah. The supporting cast includes Krystal Jung, Gong Myung, and Lim Ju-hwan. The drama was directed by Kim Byung-soo and written by Jung Yoon-jung.

The drama is set in modern-day Seoul, but it incorporates elements of Korean mythology and fantasy. Ha Baek, played by Nam Joo-hyuk, is a water god who has been sent to earth to find the three god stones that will allow him to become king of the gods. So-ah, played by Shin Se-kyung, is a neuropsychiatrist who has been chosen to be Ha Baek’s servant.

As Ha Baek searches for the god stones, he becomes involved in the lives of the humans around him, including So-ah’s family and friends. He also encounters other gods, including Bi-ryum (played by Gong Myung) and Moo-ra (played by Krystal Jung), who have their own agendas and motivations.

The drama explores themes of love, sacrifice, and duty. Ha Baek and So-ah develop a deep connection as they face challenges and obstacles together. However, they must also confront the fact that their love is forbidden, as Ha Baek is a god and So-ah is a mere mortal.

Overall, “The Bride of Habaek” is a visually stunning and engaging drama that blends fantasy and mythology with modern-day romance. It has gained a large following both in South Korea and internationally, with many viewers praising its beautiful cinematography, strong performances, and intriguing storyline.

My favourite dialogues from The bride of Habaek

  1. “Love is like a dream, but it can also be a nightmare.” – Ha Baek
  2. “I’m not good with words, but I’ll show you my heart with my actions.” – Ha Baek
  3. “The more I try to push you away, the more I want you to stay by my side.” – So-ah
  4. “I may be a god, but I am not invincible. I feel pain and sadness just like humans do.” – Ha Baek
  5. “Even if the whole world turns against you, I will always be on your side.” – Ha Baek
  6. “Love isn’t about who you are, but who you are when you’re with the person you love.” – So-ah
  7. “I don’t want to be a god who is feared, but one who is loved.” – Ha Baek
  8. “You may not be perfect, but to me, you are everything.” – So-ah
  9. “The heart doesn’t understand logic or reason. It just feels what it feels.” – Ha Baek
  10. “Sometimes, the greatest strength is found in vulnerability.” – So-ah.

The bride of Habaek trailer

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