Scholar Who Walks the Night is based on same title webcomic by Jo Joo Hee (writer) & Han Seung Hee (illustrator) via “Daum Webtoon” which was first published as a comic on 2012-Dec-25 by “Seoul Media Group”.
Set in an alternate Joseon dynasty, Jo Yang Sun (Lee Yoo Bi) is the daughter of a nobleman whose family loses everything when her father is framed for treason. To make ends meet, Yang Sun begins cross-dressing as a male bookseller, and meets the handsome and mysterious scholar Kim Sung Yeol (Lee Joon Ki). Sung Yeol is a vampire, and he continues to be haunted by the long-ago death of his first love Lee Myung Hee (Kim So Eun) once he meets Myung Hee’s present-day doppelgänger Choi Hye Ryung (Kim So Eun), an aloof nobleman’s daughter. Meanwhile, the evil vampire Gwi (Lee Soo Hyuk) resides in the royal palace and uses his powers and political machinations to prevent the Crown Prince Lee Yun (Shim Chang Min) from ascending the throne.
- Drama: Scholar Who Walks the Night
- Revised romanization: Bameul Geotneun Sunbi
- Hangul: 밤을 걷는 선비
- Director: Lee Sung-Joon
- Writer: Jo Joo-Hee (original comic), Han Seung-Hee (original comic), Jang Hyun-Joo
- Network: MBC
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: July 8 – September 10, 2015
A daughter from a collapsed noble family, due to being branded a traitor, dresses up like a man and goes out to sell books. She meets an attractive scholar walking at night, but the scholar is actually vampire.
- Scholar Who Walks the Night Torrent Files takes over MBC’s Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “Warm and Cozy” and followed by “She Was Pretty” on September 16, 2015.