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The immense popularity of Kim Soo Hyun can be felt again, as “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” has been confirmed to air in Japan this upcoming summer.
A representative of his agency KeyEast commented on May 30, “MBC’s drama ‘The Moon that Embraces the Sun’ starring Kim Soo Hyun will air on Japanese national channel NHK starting this July.”
“NHK was encouraged to make the decision thanks to Kim Soo Hyun’s great popularity in Japan and the viewers’ interest in him,” the source explained.
In 2012, the drama recorded impressive viewer ratings and reached an average of 42.2%, making “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” one of the year’s biggest hits. Thanks to the success, the drama was picked up by NHK’s channel BS Premium, and Kim Soo Hyun became widely known also in Japan. Furthermore, his latest work “Man from the Stars” recently begun airing on cable channel DATV.
The first episode of “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” will air on NHK in July.
MBC‘s popular 20-episode drama series, ‘The Moon that Embraces the Sun‘, will be made into one 60-minute segment, featuring the highlights of the plot.
The 60-minute digest will be aired on MBC every1 on August 24th as ‘60-minute Drama – The Moon that Embraces the Sun‘.
Starting with ‘The Moon that Embraces the Sun’, MBC every1 will be compressing popular past dramas into 60-minute episodes and air them every Friday, starting on the 24th.
An insider at MBC every1 stated, “We are planning to create 60-minute versions of dramas that had been successful in the past each week. We hope viewers can enjoy the shorter versions just as much.”
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Following The Sun and Moon′s recent nomination, Jung Il Woo has collected an award on behalf of drama in Shanghai.
The Shanghai TV Festival kicked off in Shanghai from June 11 through June 15.
At the festival, The Sun and the Moon was nominated for a Magnolia Award in the category of Best Foreign TV Series. Jung Il Woo, who was specially invited, attended the award ceremony on June 15.
On that night The Sun and the Moon ended up winning silver which Jung Il Woo went up to collect on behalf of the drama.