Title: Inspiring Generation: The Birth of the God of Battle / Age of Feelings / Generation of Youth / Inspiring Age Genre: Period, Action, Romance, Family Episodes: 24 Director: Kim Jung Gyu, Ahn Joon Yong Screenwriter: Chae Seung Dae Broadcast network: KBS2, every Wednesday & Thursday 22:00 Broadcast period: 2014-Jan-15
Synopsis The background is 1930s in Shanghai. The drama tells story about friendship, love, loyalty and patriotism. Focused on a man named Shin Jung Tae, a fighter who has natural skills on fighting. He led and protected his fellowmen during Japanes invasion and finally earned his title as the greatest fighter during Japan Rule.
Shin Jung Tae Fierce and excellent fighter. His mother died when he was so young and he takes the responsibility as the head of the family.
He became black-market dealer to save his younger sister’s life. Then he stands out as the strongest fighter without rival. He will get into love triangle with Ok Ryun, who grew up like family and Gaya, who becomes an enemy.
Yoon Ok Ryun She dreamed to be a singer. Later she met Soo Ok and finally became the famous singer in Shanghai. She grew up together with Jung Tae and Chung Ah. Her heart is torn between her pure love for Jung Tae and Soo Ok’s love.
Jjang Ddol Jung tae’s bestfriend.
Choi Po Soo His real name is Choi Soo Ri. The fellow of Jung Tae’s father and he was Jung Tae’s martial arts teacher.
Mal Sook Mok Po Daek’s daughter and Ok Ryun’s bestfriend. She falls in love with Jjang Ddol while working as singer in Shanghai.
Kim Sung Deok Ok Ryun’s mother whi has spirit and appearance as a greatest ‘ginyeo’ (female entertainer in Choseon dynasty). She’s Jung Tae’s mother bestfriend. That’s why she took care of Jung Tae and Chung Ah father their mother died. She loves Choi Po Soo
Shin Young Chul Jung Tae’s father. He’s wrongly accused of killing Gaya’s father, Shin Jyo.
So So Chinese pickpocket girl, dressed as a boy
Kim Soo Ok Jung Tae’s friend but also rival in love.
Il Kook Hwoi (Yakuza)
Toyama Tenkei Gaya’s grandfather and A0oki foster father. The head of Il Kook Hwoi, the biggest yakuza group in Japan. he has great influence in politic, financial and military.
Deguchi Gaya Half-Korean (father) and half-Japanese (mother). Her heart is torn between love and revenge to Jung Tae
Shin I Chi Gaya’s right hand man and also guard. He loves Gaya and has a secret about Gaya’s mother’s death.
Aoki Boss of Il Kook Hwoi. Tenkai’s adopted son. He will face off against Jung Tae as he lead his organization to se Joseon as the stepping stone to reach China. He loves Gaya.
Aka Tenkai’s secret weapon. He can’t feel pain.
Jung Jae Hwa Group
Jung Jae Hwa He lead a gang and manages commercial supremacy among Korean in Shanghai. He will face off against Jung Tae to on Bang Sam Tong