KBS Sageuk The Tale of Nokdu Leads Mon-Tues Ratings and Off to Positive Netizen Reviews

I haven’t followed a Mon-Tues K-drama in months and the wait has been worth it to find a drama worth my commitment again. KBS dropped the youth sageuk The Tale of Nokdu this week and it’s as entertaining and charming as the previews suggested. Leads Jang Dong Yoon and Kim So Hyun are perfectly cast in their respective roles and also perfectly cast with each other. The last time I was so taken with a youth sageuk right off the bat was Moonlight Drawn by Clouds which went on to be a giant ratings winner. Nokdu remains in the one digit ratings with 5.6% and 7.1% in episode 1 which sadly makes it the ratings leader for the time slot since every thing else is getting less viewers. If you’re looking for a K-drama that doesn’t need a lot of critiquing because it’s sweet and silly, this is the one. Continue reading