• Title: 쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비 / Sseulsseulhago Chanranhasin - Dokkaebi
  • Also known as: The Lonely, Shining Goblin / Goblin: The Lonely and Great God / Guardian: The Lonely and Great God
  • Genre: Fantasy, romance
  • Episodes: 16 + 3 Special
  • Broadcast network: tvN
  • Broadcast period: 2016-Dec-02 to 2017-Jan-21
  • Air time: Friday & Saturday 20:00
  • Original Soundtrack: Goblin OST


The fantasy tale between a goblin who needs a mortal bride to ends his immortal life, an amnesiac grim reaper who stays together with the goblin to oversees the passing souls, and a human woman who suddenly appears claimed to be the goblin's bride, who actually destined to be killed.


User/Viewer Ratings

(17 votes)


Correlation chart
Main Cast
Supporting Cast

Production Crs


2017 Seoul International Drama Awards:

  • Best OST for Hallyu Drama (Ailee - I Will Go to You Like the First Snow)

2017 53nd Baeksang Arts Awards:

  • Grand Prize (Daesang)
  • Best Actor (Gong Yoo)

Episode Ratings

See Goblin/Episode Ratings


  • This drama was specially aired on tvN for the broadcast channel's 10th year anniversary.
  • Filming began September, 2016. Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun began filming scenes on location in Canada on October 5, 2016.
  • Some episodes are up to 90 minutes in length.
  • This was the 3rd highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history at the time it aired.
  • With a peak rating of 22.1% in its final episode, Goblin became the highest rated drama in tvN's history, surpassing the previous record of 21.7% held by Reply 1988.
  • The first script reading took place on August 30, 2016 and filming began in mid-September 2016 in Quebec, Canada.
  • Scriptwriter Kim Eun Sook and actors Kim Sung Kyum and Yoo In Na had already worked together previously in Secret Garden.
  • Hwang Suk Jung and Kim Go Eun worked together previously on Cheese in the Trap.
  • This is the second time that actors Lee Dong Wook and Park Hee Bon have worked together, as they had already worked on the television series Bubblegum.
  • Kim So Hyun and Yook Sung Jae had already worked together previously on Who Are You - School 2015.
  • Actress Ryu Hwa Young was in talks to take on the role of Sunny but declined the role because she felt she was too young for the character.
  • When Kim Shin and Ji Eun go to the movies in episode 7, the images shown on the movie screen are from the movie, Train to Busan.
  • Actor Lee Sun Gyun sent a trailer full of food for the entire production team of the drama, he worked with actor Gong Yoo on the drama The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince and with actress Kim Go Eun on the movie, The Advocate: A Missing Body.

External Links

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