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

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:

EpisodeAir Date
130th of November, 2019
21st of December, 2019
37th of December, 2019
48th of December, 2019
514th of December, 2019
615th of December, 2019
721st of December, 2019
822nd of December, 2019
928th of December, 2019
1029th of December, 2019
114th of January, 2020
125th of January, 2020
1311th of January, 2020
1412th of January, 2020
1518th of January, 2020
1619th 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:

RoleCast MembersWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Lee KangYoon Kye-sangThe Good Wife | The Greatest Love | Road Number One
Moon Cha YoungHa Ji WonEmpress Ki | Secret Garden | King2Hearts
Lee JoonJang Seung-joLiar Game | Money Flower | The Package
Kwon MinYoo TeoVagabond | Arthdal Chronicles | Seoul Searching
Moon Tae HyunMin Jin WoongMemories of the Alhambra | My Father is Strange | Yong Pal
Kwon Hyun SeokKim Won HaeHotel del Luna | The Fiery Priest | The Hymn of Death
Lee Seung HoonLee Jae RyongA Beautiful Mind | Bad Woman, Good Woman | Wave
Lee Seo HoonYoon Ye HeePsychopath Diary | Strong Woman DO Bong Soon | City Hunter
Han Yong SeolKang Boo JaThree Men | My Husband Got a Family | I’ll Go With You
Yoon Hye MinKim Sun KyungSuits | Missing You | Moon Embracing the Sun
Jung Soo HeeLee Eon JungIRIS | 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!