A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
It's a fantastical series about curses, monsters, and revenge. Myth, family, life, and death are all themes.
Positive Role Models
Dan Hwal was a good and loyal man, but is now a bulgasal who wants to avenge the immortal that took his soul away and become human again. Min Sang-Woon struggles with her own experience with immortality.
It's a South Korean series and features a cast that is consistent with Korean fantasy dramas.
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Violence & Scariness
Frightening-looking creatures, and lots of bloody, gruesome violence. A post-mortem birth is shown.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Being pregnant and childbirth are themes.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Bulgasal: Immortal Souls is a South Korean fantasy drama (available subtitled in English) that features monsters, violent and sometimes gruesome attacks, and lots of bloody injuries. Suicide, the death of children, human sacrifices, and vengeance are also themes. It will appeal to folks who enjoy the genre, but it's intended for older viewers.
Is It Any Good?
The myth-based K-fantasy, available subtitled in English, offers an intense narrative that is easy to get caught up in. Its artistic cinematic style helps create the dark but compelling world in which monsters exist and immortal beings continue to haunt. While there are cultural elements that may be lost on those unfamiliar with South Korean culture or tradition, there are still enough universal themes that make it appealing to widespread audiences. If you like this storytelling genre, Bulgasal: Immortal Souls is worth investing in.
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