Still Can’t Get Over Cha Eun-woo and Shin Se-kyung’s Chemistry? Let’s Throwback to Their Moments in ‘Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung’

Cha Eun Woo’s Love Story With Shin Se-Yyung In Joseon Dynasty Drama, Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung.

Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung is a popular TV series that aired on MBC TV from July 17th to September 26th, 2019. Astro’s Cha Eun-woo and beautiful actress, Shin Se-kyung, collaborated in the Joseon dynasty drama. During the era, women were underestimated and considered a lack of education to work inside the royal court. Rookie historian, Goo Hae-ryung fought and proved her colleagues that woman call also works as a historian and royal court member.

Goo Hae-ryung despised romantic novel that was written by royal prince Yi Rim. She considered the story as objectifying and underestimating woman. Both had a war of words and opinions due to different points of view. By chance, Goo Hae-ryung was stationed in the area where Prince Yi Rim lives. Goo Hae-ryung and royal prince Yi Rim collaborated to fight oppression and return the royal prince to his throne.

Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung is a romantic historical drama about the history of Korean literature and arts. In this article, Channel Korea will talk about the chemistry and romantic relationship between Goo Hae-ryung and royal prince Yi-rim in drama Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung. So stay tuned!

Cha Eun-woo in “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung”

Cha Eun-woo performed as Yi Rim (Prince Dowon), the true heir to the throne. His father, King Huiyeong Yi Gyeom, was dethroned. Yi Rim lacked any interest in politics and power. He was interested in literature and poured his interest in making romantic novels under the false name Maehwa. He wrote numerous books that were popular around the kingdom, especially to woman readers. However, one of the noble ladies, Goo Hae-ryung, found his novels distasteful and underestimating women. Goo Hae-ryung and Yi Rim are going through debates or war of words. He underestimates Goo Hae-ryung and discovered her lack of taste in arts and literature.
He didn’t know his true lineage and that he is the rightful owner of the throne. He grew up believing that his uncle king Yi Tae as his father and his cousin, Crown Prince Yi Jin as his true brother. He was casted away in a chamber far away from the royal court.

Shin Se-kyung in “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung”

Shin Se-kyung performed as the leading female role, Goo Hae-ryung. She is the daughter of a noble and highly educated person, Seo Moon-jik. Goo Hae-ryung lived a guardian whom she thought as her older brother. Goo Hae-ryung is one of four female historians of the kingdom. She has a strong will and despises other court members for underestimating her and other female colleagues.

Goo Hae-ryung and three other female students fought hard to be included as historian apprentices. They face gender stereotypes and are often looked down upon and by senior male historians. She hated Yi Rim for making novels that give bad stereotypes to women. In the end, both cooperate to overcome gender stereotypes and censorship in arts and literature. Goo Hae-ryung falls in love with the handsome and charming prince and accepts his advance.

Goo Hae-ryung and Yi Rim

Goo Hae-ryung and Yi-rim are both highly educated Joseon Dynasty people. Goo Hae-ryung despites royal prince Yi-rim upon finding out that he is a writer of a romantic novel. They argued about the woman’s role and gender in his novel. Yi-rim considers her lacking education to perform as a royal court historian because she criticized his novel. However, both have a passion for literature and loves writing. Both of them were banned from writing after Goo Hae-ryung criticized courtroom officials, and Yi-rim’s involvement in his romance novel was discovered. They two got closer and supported each other after experiencing the same situation.
Initially, crown prince Yi-rim subtly expressed his feelings to her, but in the end, he confessed directly to her. By her action and response to Yi-rim’s advance, Goo Hae-ryung expressed her feeling for him.

Crown Prince Yi-rim fell in love with Goo Hae-ryung, and he asked for advice from senior colleagues about the secret to seducing a woman and made her fall in love. He approached and pushed her to the wall while giving the wild stare. Goo hae-ryung manages to escape from his hug. She misunderstood his action and thought that he was going to punish or scold her for her mistake

Crown prince Yi-rim sends a touching love letter to Goo Hae-ryung. She was touched by the romantic love letter. The royal court couple met outside of the palace secretly, and she confessed her love as well. Goo Hae-ryung said, “I hope you live for a long time and be the owner of my heart.”

Crown prince Yi-rim returned to the palace after a long journey to Jeju Island. He missed Goo Hae-ryung and looked forward to meeting her. Inside her room, he waited patiently for her. Goo Hae-ryung looked excited upon seeing him and asked for him to tell about the journey and things that he saw. Even though she tried to hide it, It turned out that she missed him as well.

Shin Se-kyung and Cha Eun-woo Behind The Scene

Regarding her first impression about Cha Eun-woo, she said, “Cha Eun-woo is bright and energetic. He looked best when he is smiling.” On the other hand, Cha Eun-woo said, “She was very beautiful in the beige colored jacket during the first reading session. She is a good senior, and she did everything very well. I learned a lot from her.”

There was a slightly awkward moment when Cha Eun-woo said that his favorite season is summer. He loved doing the shooting in the summer. However, Shin Se-kyung said that her favorite season is winter. They gazed at each other and gave an awkward look.

During the shooting, Shin Se-kyung brought cookies that she made by herself. Cha Eun-woo complimented her cooking skill and said that she gave it two months ago, perhaps indicating that it was too long, and he needs more of her cookies.

That was all the information about Cha Eun-woo and Shin Se-kyung’s romantic relationship in Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung. The theme pretty much follows the older woman and younger man trend in popular Korean drama. Cha Eun-woo showed good chemistry in romantic act alongside senior actress, Shin Se-kyung. Shin Se-kyung has performed in the various historical drama, and she was known as the specialist in such drama for her natural Korean beauty looks. Meanwhile, Cha Eun-woo made the first appearance in the historical drama, and he proved that he could also perform in such drama. Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung is a perfect drama for those K-Drama lovers who love Joseon Dynasty romantic love story.