Mr. Sunshine


Title: 미스터 션샤인 / Mr. Sunshine
Chinese Title: 陽光先生
Genre: Historical, Military, Romance
Episodes: 24 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: tvN
Broadcast period: 2018-July-07 to 2018-Sep-23
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:00


This is a pre-produced drama. Filming began 2017-November.

This drama tells the story of a young boy who travels to the United States during the 1871 Shinmiyangyo (U.S. expedition to Korea), and returns to his homeland later as an American soldier. He then meets and falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter.


Main Cast

Lee Byung Hun as Choi Yoo Jin
Kim Tae Ri as Go Ae Shin
Heo Jung Eun as Go Ae shin (young)
Yoo Yun Suk as Goo Dong Mae
Kim Min Jung as Hee Na
Byun Yo Han as Kim Hee Sung

Supporting Cast

Jo Woo Jin
Choi Moo Sung
Kim Byung Chul
Choi Jin Ho
Lee Seung Joon
Yoon Kyung Ho
Oh Ah Yeon
Bae Jeong Nam
Park Ah In
Kim Yong Ji
Lee Joo Bin
Ji Seung Hyun
Kim Si Eun
Lee Shi Ah
Seo Yoo Jung
David Lee McInnis
Kwon Hyuk or this
Choi Jong won


Kim Hye Eun
Jin Goo
Kim Ji Won

Production Credits

Production Company: Studio Dragon
Chief Producer: Yoon Ha Rim
Director: Lee Eung Bok
Screenwriter: Kim Eun Sook


Lee Byung Hun makes a TV comeback through this drama after 9 years.

– Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook and director Lee Eung Bok previously worked together in 2016 tvN drama series Goblin and 2016 KBS2 drama series Descendants of the Sun.

Kim Sa Rang was cast to play a major female supporting character role, but had to drop out due to scheduling issues. Kim Min Jung was then cast to play the same role.

Episode Ratings

Date Episode AGB TNmS
2018-07-07 1    
2018-07-08 2    
2018-07-14 3    
2018-07-15 4    
2018-07-21 5    
2018-07-22 6    
2018-07-28 7    
2018-07-29 8    
2018-08-04 9    
2018-08-05 10    
2018-08-11 11    
2018-08-12 12    
2018-08-18 13    
2018-08-19 14    
2018-08-25 15    
2018-08-26 16    
2018-09-01 17    
2018-09-02 18    
2018-09-08 19    
2018-09-09 20    
2018-09-15 21    
2018-09-16 22    
2018-09-22 23    
2018-09-23 24    

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea (Nationwide)

*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here

*** Note: This drama is aired on Pay-TV channel which has fewer viewers than Free-TV channels. So, please don’t be surprised with the low rating. ***


Official Site

Trailer I
Trailer II
Trailer III
Trailer IV

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