Written by the award-winning In Jung Ok and directed by Park Sung Soo, Ruler of Your Own World breaks free from the stereotypical K-drama script and injects an unparalleled reality into both the characters and story. This isn't your typical K-drama. There may be some familiar plot devices at work, but Ruler of Your Own World spins everything into an enthralling, unique experience. Critics unanimously praised Ruler of Your Own World for its cast, story, writer, director, and music - a feat nearly unheard of for any K-drama!
Ko Bok Su's (Yang Dong-Geun) life is a mess. After a difficult childhood and time in prison, fate leads him to Chun Kyung (Lee Na Young of Who R U? and Please Teach Me English). Bok Su steals her wallet, but the chain reaction that follows from the act is both unpredictable and unforgettable. Ko Bok Su embarks on a journey that ultimately touches the lives of all those around him, and will inspire and surprise even the most jaded K-drama fan! Since it's airing in 2002, Ruler of Your Own World has amassed one of the largest and most loyal fan bases of any recent Korean TV drama mini-series. New fans are still discovering this memorable and strikingly original television event!
This edition comes with an informative full-color Reference Guide containing cultural notes and fascinating insights into the world of Ruler of Your Own World. Learn about the actors and key staff, and unearth the mysteries of eating tofu, rooftop rooms, and a special bus stop in Seoul where fans leave canned coffee for one another!