First teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “Secret Royal Inspector” (literal title) starring Kim Myung-Soo, Kwon Na-Ra, and Lee Yi-Kyung. Captions in teaser trailer #1 states (0:02) “Age of turmoil, Joseon,” (0:08) “The turbulent age is over now.” Kim Myung-Soo’s voice then appears around the 16 second mark as he declares in Korean “Here comes Secret Royal Inspector.” Below is also the first teaser poster for the drama series.
“Secret Royal Inspector” first airs December 21, 2020 in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Set towards the end of the Joseon era, Sung Yi-Gyeom (Kim Myung-Soo) placed first in the state examination and he now works at the Hongmungwan (administrative and research department). He doesn’t have a goal or ambition for his life. One day, Sung Yi-Gyeom is caught gambling. As punishment, he is assigned to work as a secret royal inspector. His job is to eradicate illegal acts and corruption by public officers. He carries out his new job with the help of Hong Da-In (Kwon Na-Ra) and Park Chun-Sam (Lee Yi-Kyung). Hong Da-In is a female inspector and solves cases with Sung Yi-Gyeom. Park Chun-Sam is Sung Yi-Gyeom’s servant. Park Chun-Sam is talkative, affectionate, and tearful.
Meanwhile, Sung Yi-Beom (Lee Tae-Hwan) is Sung Yi-Gyeom’s younger stepbrother. His father is a nobleman, but his mother is a slave. Due to his mother’s low social status, his father does not accept him as his real son and he is barred from having certain opportunities. He opposes his older stepbrother Sung Yi-Gyeom.