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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)

The Sh'Pill:

When the battle for power becomes corrupted with wicked plots and evil ambition, things will not look great for the people in the mythical kingdom of Arthdal. Can love save the land from impending doom?

The Pharma 5 Watch Guide!

Best Time To Watch:

As early as possible, especially if you want to avoid dreaming about the heavy and disturbing scenes as you sleep. However, make sure that they are no kids around while you are watching due to its mature content.

Prescribed For:

Pro K-drama fans and mature audiences. The epic fantasy series may be too overwhelming for newbies and the younger crowd.

Side Effects:

This drama might make you more suspicious of the intentions of people around you.

Cast & Chemistry:

This epic fantasy series has an amazing ensemble of actors. Everyone gave justice to their unique roles.

Addiction Level:

3 Pills! Every episode is a cliffhanger. You would want to know what’s next after the end of each segment.


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Korea’s A-list stars Song Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ok-vin and Kim Ji-won joined a stellar list of actors for the epic fantasy drama set during the Bronze Age. It centers on the power struggle between the tribe leaders of Arthdal. But the mystery about the existence of twin brothers who have no idea about the existence of each other makes the fight for Arthdal’s supremacy more complicated.
Hard Pill to Swallow
The 18-episode series is not enough to give a clear picture of the whole story. It also has way too many characters that can be difficult to keep track of. Also, the open-ended season finale must be wrapped up completely with at least another season.



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Exam Results:


The epic cinematography and interesting plot make it an A. But it needs a follow-up before it can be considered a great series.

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