‘Chocolate’ Season 1: Netflix K-Drama, Plot, Cast, Trailer & Netflix Release Date

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Chocolate – Copyright. JYP Pictures

Fan rejoice! A brand new K-Drama series is on the way and will be arriving on Netflix this week! The jTBC series Chocolate (Chocoklis) is the latest in a long line up of Korean Netflix Originals that have arrived throughout 2019, and we can expect to see another smashing success. Here’s everything we know so far about Chocolate, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Chocolate is an upcoming Netflix Original K-Drama series written by Lee Kyung-min and directed by Lee Hyung-min. This is the first time in fifteen years since the pair, Lee Kyung Min and Lee Hyung-min, have collaborated on a project together since the television series I’m Sorry, I Love You.

When is the Netflix release date for Chocolate?

The first episode of Chocolate will be available to stream on Netflix on November 30th, 2019.

How many episodes will Chocolate air?

It has been confirmed that a total of 16 episodes will be aired for the first season.

What is the episode release schedule?

Episodes of Chocolate will be released on Netflix on the following dates:

Episode Air Date
1 30th of November, 2019
2 1st of December, 2019
3 7th of December, 2019
4 8th of December, 2019
5 14th of December, 2019
6 15th of December, 2019
7 21st of December, 2019
8 22nd of December, 2019
9 28th of December, 2019
10 29th of December, 2019
11 4th of January, 2020
12 5th of January, 2020
13 11th of January, 2020
14 12th of January, 2020
15 18th of January, 2020
16 19th of January, 2020

As you can see from the above table, Chocolate will air episodes twice a week on Saturday and Sunday. The original broadcast in South Korea will air on Friday and Saturday nights on jTBC and arrive on Netflix the following day.

What are the episode run times?

Each episode will have a run time of approximately 70 minutes.

Official poster for Chocolate – Copyright. JYP Pictures

What is the plot of Chocolate?

The following synopsis has been provided by IMDb Pro:

Lee Kang is a neurosurgeon, who once dreamed of becoming a chef. As a child, Moon Cha Young once met Lee Kang at a small restaurant in the seaside town. There, Lee Kang cooked and gave her a meal, which in part inspired her to become a world-famous chef. Many years later, the two meet again at a hospice ward and together they heal their own emotional scars by preparing meals for the patients there.

Who are the cast members of Chocolate?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Chocolate:

Role Cast Members Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Lee Kang Yoon Kye-sang The Good Wife | The Greatest Love | Road Number One
Moon Cha Young Ha Ji Won Empress Ki | Secret Garden | King2Hearts
Lee Joon Jang Seung-jo Liar Game | Money Flower | The Package
Kwon Min Yoo Teo Vagabond | Arthdal Chronicles | Seoul Searching
Moon Tae Hyun Min Jin Woong Memories of the Alhambra | My Father is Strange | Yong Pal
Kwon Hyun Seok Kim Won Hae Hotel del Luna | The Fiery Priest | The Hymn of Death
Lee Seung Hoon Lee Jae Ryong A Beautiful Mind | Bad Woman, Good Woman | Wave
Lee Seo Hoon Yoon Ye Hee Psychopath Diary | Strong Woman DO Bong Soon | City Hunter
Han Yong Seol Kang Boo Ja Three Men | My Husband Got a Family | I’ll Go With You
Yoon Hye Min Kim Sun Kyung Suits | Missing You | Moon Embracing the Sun
Jung Soo Hee Lee Eon Jung IRIS | Mood of the Day | Family Secrets


Has Netflix released a trailer for Chocolate?

At the time of writing, only a teaser trailer is available that was released by channel, The Swoon on YouTube.

Are you looking forward to Netflix’s latest K-Drama Chocolate? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.