- Title: 아스달 연대기 / Aseudal Yeondaegi
- Also known as: Aseudal Chronicles / Asadal Chronicles / The Chronicles of Aseudal
- Genre: Drama, fantasy, historical
- Episodes: 18
- Broadcast network: tvN
- Broadcast period:
2019-Jun-01 to 2019-Jun-16 (Part 1: The Children of Prophecy)
2019-Jun-22 to 2019-Jul-07 (Part 2: The Sky Turning Inside Out, Rising Land)
2019-Sep-07 to 2019-Sep-22 (Part 3: Arth, The Prelude to All Legends)
- Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:00
- Original Soundtrack: Arthdal Chronicles OST
A gripping tale of love, ambition, and tragedy, with four characters whose destinies are intertwined fighting for what they want in the city of Arthdal.
Tagon (Jang Dong Gun) is the eldest son of San Woong, leader of the Arthdal Union. A celebrated war hero, he has paved the way for Arthdal to become a very prosperous nation, and is the most powerful person in Arthdal. Nobody ever dares to question him, and he is admired as he is feared. He long dreams of becoming the first king of Arthdal.
Eunseom (Song Joong Ki) was born with the destiny of bringing destruction to Arthdal. Because his mother fought to save him, he goes through all sorts of adversities as he grows up. Years later he returns to Arthdal to fulfill his destiny.
Tanya (Kim Ji Won) was born with the same fate as Eunseom, their fates both intertwined. She is the daughter of Yul Son and the anointed successor of the next Great Spiritual Mother of the Wahan people of Iark.
Taealha (Kim Ok Bin) is the daughter of the Hae Tribe Chief, Mi Hol, a woman whose ambition knows no bounds.
- Main Cast
- Saenyeok tribe & Daekan
- White Mountain tribe
- Hae tribe
- Jo Sung Ha as Hae Mi Hol (Chief of Hae tribe, Taealha's father)
- Yoon Sa Bong as Hae Too Ak
- ? as Hae Young Bi
- Bae Ki Bum (배기범) as Hae Heul Rib
- ? as Hae Ahl Young
- ? as Hae Ka Ohn
- ? as Hae Kka Dak
- Cha Sung Je (차성제) as Hae Ttae Moon
- Bachi guild
- Iark (Wahan tribe)
- Momo tribe
See Arthdal Chronicles/Episode Ratings
- The first script reading was held on August 26, 2018.
- The drama was filmed on-location in Brunei.
- The reported production budget was ₩54 billion (US$45.2 million).
- Initially the director of the drama series was going to be Kim Jin Won, but in the end, tvN appointed Kim Won Suk.
- This is the second drama that actors Kim Ji Won and Song Joong Ki will work together; they had previously appeared together in Descendants of the Sun.
- Season two was announced at the end of the Season 1 broadcast and scheduled to begin in the 2nd half of 2020, however, according to an article on Hancinema, COVID-19 is hampering the production schedule as overseas filming is still an impossible undertaking.
- 2018 Korea First Brand Awards: Most Anticipated Drama of 2019