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:
|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.
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!