History Series / Iris

4th Aug '15 3:05:55 AM Miguk
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* NebulousEvilOrganization: [[spoiler: IRIS turns out to be a vast international conspiracy that is responsible for keeping Korea divided.]]
4th Aug '15 2:49:20 AM Miguk
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* DirtyCommunists: With the attempted Seoul bombing by North Korean commandos.

to:

* DirtyCommunists: With the attempted Seoul bombing by North Korean commandos. Mostly averted as the North Koreans are portrayed sympathetically as the victims of [[spoiler:a vague international conspiracy dominated by Americans]].
30th Dec '14 8:23:47 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


''Iris'' (아이리스) is a [[UsefulNotes/SouthKorea South Korean]] SpyDrama, notable for being the highest-budget South Korean TV production to date when it made its debut on October 14, 2009 and has ratings American producers would kill for since it was a success in both South Korea and Japan when it was broadcasted on [=KBS2=] and TBS with a Japanese dub. There are plans to bring ''Iris'' to the west. So far, there is no news on whether it is a success or not aside from being released in the US via {{Hulu}}. Note: To avoid confusion, names are in western (given name first) order.

to:

''Iris'' (아이리스) is a [[UsefulNotes/SouthKorea South Korean]] SpyDrama, notable for being the highest-budget South Korean TV production to date when it made its debut on October 14, 2009 and has ratings American producers would kill for since it was a success in both South Korea and Japan when it was broadcasted on [=KBS2=] and TBS with a Japanese dub. There are plans to bring ''Iris'' to the west. So far, there is no news on whether it is a success or not aside from being released in the US via {{Hulu}}.{{Creator/Hulu}}. Note: To avoid confusion, names are in western (given name first) order.
6th Apr '14 5:23:41 PM Aiguille
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* QuicklyDemotedWoman: Sun-Hwa. She starts out as Chul Young's {{Dragon}}, but is soon relegated to Hyun Jun's sidekick.

to:

* QuicklyDemotedWoman: Sun-Hwa. She starts out as TheDragon to Chul Young's {{Dragon}}, Young, but is soon relegated to Hyun Jun's sidekick.
1st Feb '14 6:17:36 AM Ominae
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun. Averted in Iris 2, which is canon, since the assassin is a hitman from Iris.]]
22nd Aug '13 9:30:02 PM crazyboutcute
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[BittersweetEnding/LiveActionTV Bittersweet Ending]]: At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun [[spoiler: is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun.]]



*[[spoiler:CruelTwistEnding]]: [[spoiler:[[McLeaned Because Lee Byung-Hun wouldn't be returning for the sequel]], the writers decided to [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Drop a Bridge on Hyun-Jun]], within the last ''five minutes of the series'', no less.]]



* DoubleAgent: Some here. A majority of them belonged to IRIS.

to:

* DoubleAgent: Some here. A majority *[[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]]: [[spoiler:After everything is over and he's left the NSS, Hyun-Jun gets shot to death in his car on his way to propose to his girlfriend by an unknown assailant whose identity is never revealed within the show. This happens within the final ''five minutes'' of them belonged the ''twenty-episode'' drama, and the last scene is of Seung-Hee coming up to IRIS.his car, unaware of what she is about to find inside. [[McLeaned This is likely because Hyun-Jun's actor would not be returning for the sequel.]]]]



* DoubleAgent: Some here. A majority of them belonged to IRIS.
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:At the end, both Hyun-Jun and Seung-Hee retire from NSS. However, Hyun-Jun is assassinated in his car and dies as he lays his head on the steering wheel. The culprit is not identified but if you watch the movie version, you'll see that Seon-Hwa was the assassin responsible for killing Hyun-Jun.]]
*[[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHim]]: See [[spoiler:DiabolusExMachina]] above.



* EstrogenBrigadeBait: Byung-Hun himself. When he was in Japan, several Japanese actresses [[http://10.asiae.co.kr/Articles/new_view.htm?sec=ent0&a_id=2010042208565678532 paid a visit to him when he was a guest in Akko ni Omakase!]]


Added DiffLines:

* MrFanservice:
**Byung-Hun himself. When he was in Japan, several Japanese actresses [[http://10.asiae.co.kr/Articles/new_view.htm?sec=ent0&a_id=2010042208565678532 paid a visit to him when he was a guest in Akko ni Omakase!]]
**Pretty much the only reason [[BigBang T.O.P]]'s character even existed in the first place was to draw in a bigger [[EstrogenBrigade female following]].
25th May '13 12:13:49 PM Ominae
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* WarForFunAndProfit: Iris planned several terror attacks against Seoul in the hope of starting another Korean War so that they can profit from the fighting between North and South Korea.



* YouKilledMyFather: After Hyun-Jun finds out that [[spoiler: Baek San]] did it.
----

to:

* YouKilledMyFather: After Hyun-Jun finds out that [[spoiler: Baek San]] did it.
----
it.
18th May '13 10:31:44 AM Ominae
Is there an issue? Send a Message
18th May '13 10:31:41 AM Ominae
Is there an issue? Send a Message


A SpinOff, ''Series/AthenaGoddessOfWar'', is already in South Korean TV via SBS. A SequelSeries, ''Iris 2'', is planned for a Winter 2011 release. A movie version of ''Iris'' was released in 2010. It was shown in the 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival, the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore so far. When the movie was marked and distributed, the movie was called ''Iris: The Last''. A TV special was aired as well, showing off some of the locations used in filming the TV series and interviews with the main cast. Unlike their peers doing the ''Athena'' series, this was not done due to [[TemporarySubstitute some of the actor's availability.]]

to:

A SpinOff, ''Series/AthenaGoddessOfWar'', is already in South Korean TV via SBS. A SequelSeries, ''Iris 2'', is planned for a Winter 2011 release.2'' has already aired in South Korea. A movie version of ''Iris'' was released in 2010. It was shown in the 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival, the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore so far. When the movie was marked and distributed, the movie was called ''Iris: The Last''. A TV special was aired as well, showing off some of the locations used in filming the TV series and interviews with the main cast. Unlike their peers doing the ''Athena'' series, this was not done due to [[TemporarySubstitute some of the actor's availability.]]



On December 24, a limited edition was released as a two-disc set with a 76-page photobook. The first disc contained ten vocal themes, four of which were used in the second half of the series and not included on the original release. The second disc collected fifteen instrumentals used as backdrops during the show's run, including four not on the previous collection. In the week preceding the premiere of ''Iris'' on Japanese television, it was announced that Big Bang would be contributing an all-new ballad to be inserted into the TBS airings. Titled "Tell Me Goodbye," the song was released as a single in the country on June 9, 2010 and was available in both a CD and a CD & DVD edition.

Coinciding with the initial broadcast of the series in Japan, a deluxe soundtrack box-set was released on May 26, 2010. In addition to featuring thirteen vocal themes and nineteen instrumentals on two discs, the release includes a 72-page photobook adapted from the previous Korean release and a DVD of music videos used to promote the series. Those featured were "Hallelujah" by Big Bang, "Don't Forget" by Baek Ji-Young, and "Love of Iris" by Shin Seung Hun.
18th May '13 12:56:46 AM Ominae
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Big aversion on US navy sailors wearing the [=ABU=], which isn't correct.


Added DiffLines:

* SWATTeam: The [=NSS=] Tactical Team.
This list shows the last 10 events of 13. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Series.Iris