Title: Inspiring Generation: The Birth of the God of Battle / Age of Feelings / Generation of Youth / Inspiring Age
Genre: Period, Action, Romance, Family
Director: Kim Jung Gyu, Ahn Joon Yong
Screenwriter: Chae Seung Dae
Broadcast network: KBS2, every Wednesday & Thursday 22:00
Broadcast period: 2014-Jan-15
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.
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.
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
Credit : @newyorkcitygirl
People around Jung Tae
Choi Jae Sung as Shin Yeong Chul
Lee Ji Woo as Shin Chung Ah
Son Byung Ho as Choi Po Soo / Choi Soo Ri
Shin Seung Hwan as Jjang Ttol / Jang Suk Dol
– Kim Dong Hee as Jjang Ttol (young)
Kim Jae Wook as Kim Soo Ok
Kim Byung Gi as Jum Jaeng Yi
Kim Ga Eun as So So
So Hee Jung as Mok Po Daek
Lee Jae Yoon as Kim Chum Ji
People around Gaya
Yoon Hyun Min as Toyama Aoki
Choi Chul Ho as Tekuchi Shinjyo
People around Ok Ryun
Shin Eun Jung as Kim Song Dok
Lee Cho Hee as Mal Sook
– Kim Min Ha as Mal Sook (young)
Bae Noo Ri as Yang Yang
Il Gook Hoe
Yang Ik Joon as Hwang Bong Sik
Jo Dal Hwan as Poong Cha
Ji Seung Hyun as Kang Gae
Noo El as Kkab Sae
Moon Hee Kyung as sister director
Jung Jae Hwa’s gang
Kim Sung Oh as Jung Jae Hwa
Kim Seo Kyung as Mang Chi
Shin Ma Juk’s gang
Yoo Tae Woong as Sin Ma Jeok
Seo Dong Gun as Cha Sang Ki
Choi Il Hwa as Seol Doo Seong
Hwang Chae Won as Lang Lang
Jung Ho Bin as Wang Baek San
Mo Il Hwa’s gang
Song Jae Rim as Mo Il Hwa
Lee Joon Suk as Won Pyung
Bool Gom’s gang
Lee Chul Min as Bool Gom
Uhm Tae Goo as Dokku
Oh Soon Tae as Omogari
Ttong Ji Gi
Kim Roa Ha as Shin Ga Jum
Park Chul Min as Palinoin
Yeo Ho Min as Ma Dang Ga
- Kim So Eun is the first choice to play Yoon Ok Yup, but later she dropped the role because of scheduling.
- Inspiring Generation is based on a manga with same title, published in 1985 to 1988 by writer Bang Hak Gi