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Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date: Is IU & Lee Joon Gi’s Romantic Sequel Coming?

Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date IU & Lee Joon Gi's Romantic Sequel Coming
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2

Even after five years, kdrama fans are wondering about Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2. It is one of those dramas that has left a huge impression on fans. Even though Moon Lovers did not perform well in the home country, internationally, it was a super-hit Korean drama. There are not many Korean dramas love by fans for such a long period. However, Scarlet Heart Ryeo deserves it because of the romantic-dazzling chemistry between Lee Ji Eun (IU) and Lee Joon Gi. Both stars even won the best couple award. It is hard to deny IU and Joon Gi’s sparks wherever they are together, whether it be on the camera or off the camera!

The South Korean drama ‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’ falls under time travel, fantasy, romance, historical genres. It is based on Bu Bu Jing Xin Chinese novel and directed by Kim Kyu Tae (IRIS, That Winter, That Wind Blows; It’s Okay, That’s Love; Our Blues, etc.) starring Lee Joon Gi, Lee Ji Eun (IU) and Kang Ha Neul. It is the story of a modern girl traveling back in the past and finding herself amid the power war of Wang princes. Thus, after its completion, fans’ living in the hope of getting Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2. 

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Will Moon Lovers Have Season 2?

Moon Lovers’ fans are eagerly anticipating its second season. It has almost been five years since the first season of Scarlet Heart Ryeo concluded. However, kdrama fans’ love for the drama has not diminished even for an ounce. On the contrary, more numbers are added to the petition for Moon Lovers’ second season. Furthermore, the cast has also shown interest in season two. It was during a show hosting. Lee Joon Gi received a birthday wishing call from Lee Ji Eun (IU). During their conversation, the pair went on recollecting their early days on the Scarlet Heart Ryeo set. They talked about the good times while filming and how much they enjoyed and missed the other cast members and the drama crew.

IU and Joon Ki continued talking if the circumstances allowed them, the two would like to work together again with the whole cast. They even expressed that they were shocked after knowing many fans from all corners of the world loved the drama. From the conversation, it clearly shows the stars are interested in reprising their roles, Hae Soo and Wang So. Of course, fans would love to see the SooSo couple on the screen once again. It is all about the off-the-camera story. Even Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’s ending has left some hopes for Season 2. 

Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date IU & Lee Joon Gi's Romantic Sequel Coming

Ep20 ending scene of Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Ending

Episode 20 of Moon Lovers has given us enough hopes to expect the second season. It shows Hae Soo travels back to modern time, and after regaining her consciousness, she thinks all of that happened is a dream. However, Hae Soo’s heart shatters when she visits the museum and sees Wang So’s portrait. It breaks her heart knowing she has left her love of life thousands of years back, and there is no way to change this cruel fate; there is no way to be with her prince. Meanwhile, Wang So also learns about Hae Soo’s death. It is like someone stabs his heart and leaves the knife there so he can bear this pain for his entire life.

However, at the end of Moon Lovers Episode 20, we see Wang So promises that if their worlds are not the same, this time he will come and meet his Soo. This scene makes viewers wonder about the second season. It clearly shows that Wang So will meet his Soo in her (modern) time. Therefore, there is enough room for the second season. It will be another journey of Wang So and Hae Soo, who parted away in the past, will meet in the future. 

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What Is Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date?

Unfortunately, no official announcement has been made regarding Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 release date. Even after almost five years, fans are waiting for the second season. It shows the kdrama holds a sweet spot in viewers’ hearts. After Moon Lovers’ success in the Chinese drama market, the number has increased. Thus, the fandom has even launched petitions for Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2. This way, the drama’s creator may rethink for its season two. Moon Lovers was produced by BaramiBunda Inc, GT Entertainment, NBC Universal International Television, and YG Entertainment. However, we have not received any comment from the productions companies yet.

Some fans are losing their hopes while others are working together, launching various petitions for Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2. Hopefully, we will hear some new updates this year. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo was released on 29 August 2016 and concluded on 1 November 2016 with 20 episodes. Since there is no official statement, it is early to comment about Moon Lovers Season 2 Episode 1 release date. 

Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date IU & Lee Joon Gi's Romantic Sequel Coming

Ending scene featuring Hae Soo and Wang So

Watch Moon Lovers Season 2 Online- Is It Available On Netflix?

It is tough to depict whether the drama will be available on Netflix since Moon Lovers Season 2 release date is not announced yet. We will know Netflix streaming details once the second season release date gets announced. Since Scarlet Heart Ryeo is available on various online streaming channels, season 2 will also be available on multiple sites. Knowing that the kdrama has a huge fanbase, Netflix will surely stream it. It will be one of the high-profit Korean dramas for Netflix. Besides Netflix, it can also be available on Amazon Prime, Viki. 

As For Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, it is available on Netflix South Korea, SBS VOD, Amazon Prime Video, and Wavve. You will have to create an account and select a subscription plan for all the specified streaming platforms except SBS VOD. Also, keep note that Wavee and SBS VOD are accessible only in South Korea. If you are missing the SooSo couple and Moon Lovers’ stars, watch the drama on the given site. 

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Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season Two Plot

As we know, Scarlet Heart Ryeo is based on the Chinese novel named Bu Bu Jing Xin. There is a high possibility and the upcoming season will be the continuation of the last one. Coming up with a new storyline or new cast will be riskier for the production team. Besides the Korean version, the Chinese novel has various adaptations such as Scarlet Heart and Scarlet Heart 2 (Chinese version), Radio drama Bubu Jingxin, Stage play Bubu Jingxin, and the film Time to Love.

Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date IU & Lee Joon Gi's Romantic Sequel Coming

Ep20 featuring Hae Soo and Wang So

Therefore, the next season of the Korean version can be adapted from the Chinese version of Scarlet Heart 2. The Chinese sequel takes place in modern times with the same cast and the same relationships connection. It is more like a modern version of the periodic Scarlet Heart. Therefore, Moon Lovers Season 2 can also happen in modern times with the same cast and a similar web of relationships. Then the plot will show Hae Soo meeting the modern-day prince Wang So and all of his brothers. They all will engage in a war to conquer the heir position of a big company like they did in the historical period for the king seat.

Hae Soo will remember their past life memories, but the other cast will not. Destiny will roll its dice, and the two will fall for each other like their past selves. If it is not, the storyline will follow Wang So traveling to modern times to meet his love of life, Hae Soo. It does sound interesting! In short, the season two plot will either show the whole cast’s modern life or Wang So traveling to modern time. Either way, we all want is to see our favorite couple Lee Ji Eun (IU) and Lee Joon Ki, as Hae Soo and Wang So, on the screen! 

Cast Of Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2

The petition for Season Two is not only because of the plot but also the cast. Thus, having new cast members in the second season seems a foreign idea to fans. Of course, we can have some new faces, but changing the entire cast will kill the charm of the kdrama. Therefore, Scarlet Heart Season 2 will cast Lee Joon Gi, Lee Ji Eun (IU), Kang Ha Neul as main leads. The supporting cast members include Kim San Ho, Hong Jong Hyun, Yoon Sun Woo, EXO’s Byun Baek Hyun, Nam Joo Hyuk, Ji Soo, etc.

Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Release Date IU & Lee Joon Gi's Romantic Sequel Coming

Moon Lovers Cast

In addition to this, we can also see Kang Han Na, Park Si Eun, Seohyun, Ji Hye Ran. It will be exciting to watch the whole Moon Lovers cast together on the screen once again. After all, they are one of the reasons fans are crazy over this drama. Viewers are looking forward to watching the sweet and cold chemistry between Hae Soo and Wang So, gentleman Wang Wook, adorable bickering pair Hae Soo and Wang Eun, and the friendship goal of Wang Jung and Wang Wook! 

Is Moon Lovers Season 2 Trailer Out?

Sadly, Moon Lovers Season 2 trailer is not out yet. Fans are eager to watch Season 2 Episode 1. However, there is no official announcement yet. If the production companies make a sequel or season 2, we will get to watch the most anticipated trailer as well. It is a matter of time. Even though five years have passed, fans are not giving up on the idea of having Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2. It is heartwarming to see the entire fandom cheering for the kdrama, which happened years ago. Hopefully, we get some updates soon about the second season. While waiting, you can re-watch the heartwrenching love story of Hae Soo and Wang So. The tale travels back in the past, entangling two lonely souls into the cruel destiny of star-crossed lovers!

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