My Princess (TV series)

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My Princess
My Princess image.jpg
Promotional poster for My Princess
Genre Romance
Comedy
Format Television series
Written by Kim Eun-sook
Jang Young-shil
Directed by Kwon Seok-jang
Starring Kim Tae-hee
Song Seung-hun
Park Ye-jin
Ryu Soo-young
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 16
Production
Location(s) Korea
Running time Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55
Production company(s) Curtain Call Production Inc.
Better ENT
Broadcast
Original channel Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original run 5 January 2011 (2011-01-05) – 24 February 2011 (2011-02-24)
Chronology
Preceded by Home Sweet Home
Followed by Royal Family
External links
Official MBC site
Korean name
Hangul 마이 프린세스
Revised Romanization Ma-i Peurinseseu
McCune–Reischauer Mai P'ŭrinsesŭ

My Princess (Hangul: 마이 프린세스) is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy television series, starring Kim Tae-hee, Song Seung-hun, Park Ye-jin, and Ryu Soo-young.[1] It aired on MBC from January 5 to February 24, 2011 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.

Synopsis[edit]

An ordinary college student, Lee Seol (Kim Tae-hee), finds out she's a princess and the great-granddaughter of the Joseon Dynasty's last Emperor, Emperor Sunjong. The grandson of Daehan Group, Park Hae-young (Song Seung-hun), is put in charge of educating Seol on proper etiquette in order for her to fulfill her role. However, Hae-young is put in a precarious situation when he finds himself drawn to Seol, the girl who will take away his inheritance if the monarchy is restored.

plot[edit]

An ordinary college student, Lee Seol (Kim Tae-hee), finds out she's a princess and the great-granddaughter of the Joseon Dynasty's last Emperor, Emperor Sunjong. Lee Seol, at first not believing that she's a princess soon gives in after false news on her father is released. Dong Jae (Lee Soon-jae), Hae Young's (Song Seung-hun) grandfather announces to the public that he would give his estate out if the monarchy is restored. The result of this would be Hae Young losing everything but the clothes on his back. However, as much as he plans to hate Lee Seol, he finds himself drawn to her. Lee Seol, originally having an unrequited love for her professor begins to like Hae Young.

Cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Episode ratings[edit]

Date Episode Nationwide[2] Seoul
2011-01-05 1 13.0% (5th) 17.1% (5th)
2011-01-06 2 14.3% (5th) 17.2% (5th)
2011-01-12 3 16.2% (3rd) 20.0% (3rd)
2011-01-13 4 17.0% (3rd) 22.7% (2nd)
2011-01-19 5 16.9% (3rd) 21.9% (2nd)
2011-01-20 6 14.0% (3rd) 18.4% (3rd)
2011-01-26 7 14.1% (4th) 18.2% (4th)
2011-01-27 8 14.5% (4th) 18.0% (3rd)
2011-02-02 9 9.9% (7th) 11.8% (5th)
2011-02-03 10 8.4% (13th) 10.1% (9th)
2011-02-09 11 12.0% (5th) 14.7% (5th)
2011-02-10 12 12.4% (6th) 15.8% (4th)
2011-02-16 13 12.6% (5th) 15.5% (5th)
2011-02-17 14 12.3% (5th) 15.5% (4th)
2011-02-23 15 12.0% (6th) 15.6% (5th)
2011-02-24 16 12.3% (5th) 15.4% (3rd)
Average 13.2% 16.7%

International Broadcast[edit]

In Japan, the series was aired in September of 2011 on Fuji TV.[3]

In Middle East, it aired on MBC 4 dubbed as "Amirati anti", beginning April 27, 2014 from Sunday till Thursday at 5:00 pm and rerun at 12:00 pm (Lebanon Time)

Music[edit]

My Princess Original Soundtrack
Soundtrack album
Released January 13, 2011
February 15, 2011
Genre Soundtrack
Label Pony Canyon Korea, Inc.[4]

The My Princess original soundtrack was released as two 7-track albums by Pony Canyon Korea. Part 1 was released on January 13, 2011 and Part 2 on February 15, 2011. The soundtrack contained a number of songs used in the series, including those by Lee Sang-eun, Taru and Every Single Day.

My Princess OST Part 1[5]
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Falling"   Lee Sang-eun 2:40
2. "Because of You (너 때문인걸)"   BEAST 3:25
3. "Wind Blow (바람 불어라)"   Ga-yoon (4minute) 4:14
4. "Sunset (노을)"   Every Single Day 3:49
5. "Change"   Every Single Day 2:37
6. "Kasio"   Taru 4:04
7. "The Last Song (마지막 노래)"   Lucite Tokki 4:04
My Princess OST Part 2[6]
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Cherish That Person (그 사람을 아껴요)"   Yoseob (BEAST) 3:56
2. "Bears (곰인형)"   Okdal (Oksang Dalbit) 3:44
3. "Oasis (오아시스)"   Jeon Ji-yoon (4Minute) 2:48
4. "U.F.O"   Ok Yohan (Pia) 3:18
5. "Young Princess"   Carl Kanowsky, 문성남 (Moon Changmin) 2:46
6. "Heart (마음)"   Every Single Day 2:53
7. "Falling (Original Ver.)"   Every Single Day 2:42

Home media[edit]

My Princess was released in two DVD box sets in Japan. The first set containing volumes 1-4 was released on July 6, 2011 and the second with volumes 5-8 was released on August 3, 2011.[7] Both were released under Curtaincall Production Inc., Storm S Productions and Geneon Universal Entertainment.

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