One of the most awaited fantasy Korean dramas, Tale of the Nine-Tailed is back with its second season, titled, Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938. The release date of its first episode has been scheduled and the fans of the series cannot keep calm. Additionally, the stunning posters of the series have mesmerized the audience, which has made them more excited about the release of the K-drama.
After the release of its first season on October 7, 2020, through December 3, 2020, Tale of the Nine-Tailed has received a number of positive reviews and gained a huge number of viewers and fans. Seeing the immense popularity of the series owing to its gripping storyline and visually pleasing set of cast, the producers decided to come up with a second season after almost three years.
Like Tale of the Nine-Tailed, Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 is also the production of Studio Dragon and How Pictures. Kang Shin-Hyo and Jo Nam-Hyun sit in the director’s chair, and Na Ji-Hyun and Ham Geun-Ho sit in the producer’s chair for this series. The creators have also managed to reunite the same lead casts for this season as well, along with other new actors.
For those who are new to the series or for those who want to know about the second season of the series, here, you will be provided with the plot and cast of the series along with the release date and streaming guide of the Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938.
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The plot of Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938
Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 has different titles, which include, “Tale of the Nine-Tailed 2,” “Gumihodyeon 1938,” “Gumihodyeon 2,” and “Gumihodyeon Sijeun 2.” The series serves as a prequel to Tale of the Nine-Tailed (2020). Therefore, the series is set in the year 1938.
The narrative of Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 follows Lee Yeon, who is forced to travel back in time to the year 1938 when he gets involved in a weird case. After arriving in the past, Lee Yeon runs into Ryu Hong-Joo once more. She used to be the western mountain’s guardian spirit, but in 1938, she became the proprietor of Gyeongseong’s greatest upscale dining establishment, Myoyeongak.
Ryu Hong-Joo fell in love with Lee Yeon when she first saw him, but she was unable to have him. She is now thrilled to see him once more. On the other hand, Lee Yeon also gets to know more about Lee Rang, his younger brother.
Meanwhile, Cheon Mu-Young, who used to be friends with Lee Yeon and Ryu Hong-Joo and was the guardian spirit of a mountain in the east, became Lee Yeon’s enemy as a result of a case. Amidst all the chaos, Lee Yeon finds it difficult to return to the present to the love of his life.
Cast of Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938
As mentioned before, Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 has brought together the same protagonists as its first season. The only difference is the visual of the characters. The characters, this time look even more fine and sophisticated than the last season.
The protagonists include Lee Dong-Wook (Goblin, Touch Your Heart, Bad and Crazy) as Lee Yeon, Kim So-Yeon (Mother of Mine, The Penthouse: War in Life, The Penthouse Season 2 and Season 3) as Ryu Hong-Joo, Kim Bum (Mrs. Cop Season 2, Law School, Ghost Doctor) as Lee Rang, and Ryu Kyung-soo (Lovestruck in the City, Hellbound) as Cheon Moo-Young. There are many other artists as well, who are expected to play different supporting roles in the series.
Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 Episode 1 Release Date
Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 episode 1 will be premiered on May 6, 2023, at 9:20 PM KST (Korea) taking up the time slot of the K-drama, Pandora: Beneath the Paradise. The series will have a total of 12 episodes. New episodes of the series will be released every Saturday and Sunday, with a runtime of around 1 hour and 10 minutes. For international viewers, the schedule for the episode is given below:
- Indian Standard Time (India): 5:50 PM, Saturday, May 6, 2023.
- Japan Standard Time (Japan): 9:20 PM, Saturday, May 6, 2023.
- British Standard Time (Britain): 1:20 PM, Saturday, May 6, 2023.
- Greenwich Mean Time (GMT): 12:20 PM, Saturday, May 6, 2023.
- Eastern Standard Time (EST): 8:20 AM, Saturday, May 6, 2023.
- Australian Standard Time (Australia): 10:20 PM, Saturday, May 6, 2023.
Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 Episode 1 Streaming Guide
Episode 1 of Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938 will be broadcasted on the Korean television channel, tvN at the above-mentioned timings. The episode will also be available for streaming on TVING in South Korea. Unfortunately, there are no updates yet about the release of the series on other global streaming platforms. Hence, the international audience has to wait for further updates.